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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 13 total, 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; Gluten Free.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Wyndham Garden Phoenix Midtown: Phoenix, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Escape to the Valley of the Sun when you stay at the non-smoking Wyndham Garden Phoenix Midtown hotel. Set on 1.5 acres of lush gardens and with easy access to the Phoenix Convention Center, Chase Field, US Airways Center, and a wealth of Fortune 500 companies and government offices, this hotel north of downtown Phoenix boasts an enviable location close to businesses as well as attractions like the Heritage Square and Science Park, Desert Botanical Garden and Orpheum Theatre. And with an abundance of amenities, business and leisure travelers alike will find this upscale, yet casual hotel in Phoenix, Arizona a welcome respite during their travels. Full conference and event facilities are available at this Phoenix hotel, with four meeting rooms totaling 5,000 square feet to accommodate up to 300 people. Free Wi-Fi Internet access, audio-visual capability, catering and the services of the professional meetings team will ensure a successful event, whether it’s a business meeting, social event, seminar or conference.

Contact info:
3600 N 2nd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85013 USA
phone: 602-604-4900
web: www.wyndham.com/hotels/arizona/phoenix/wyndham-garden-phoenix-midtown/hotel-overview

Room amenities: Spacious standard room with two queen beds, wireless internet, fridge, microwave, Iron, Ironing board and 37 inch flat screen television.

Facility amenities: This Phoenix hotel boasts a myriad of amenities and leisure facilities. Relax in our heated outdoor pool or get active in the 24-hour fitness center. Or you can take to the tennis or beach volleyball courts for a different workout experience. Free Wi-Fi Internet access throughout the hotel keeps you productive, and ample free covered parking, a 24-hour business center, local shuttle service and same-day dry cleaning services are thoughtful extras. The Liberty Kitchen restaurant serves up a complimentary hot breakfast buffet every morning and savory American-style cuisine for dinner. Celebrate with friends and colleagues in the Lounge. Full conference and event facilities are available at this Phoenix hotel, with four meeting rooms totaling 5,000 square feet to accommodate up to 300 people. Free Wi-Fi Internet access, audio-visual capability, catering and the services of the professional meetings team will ensure a successful event, whether it’s a business meeting, social event, seminar or conference.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Seasonal - Call hotel direct
Make advance bookings not with the national reservation system, but direct with the hotel. Call Group Sales at (602) 604-4905 and let the hotel staff member know you part of a Road Scholar booking to get the best rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Hilton Sedona Resort: Sedona, AZ, 1 nights
Type: Resort

Description: The Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa is Sedona’s Luxury Golf Resort located amidst the spectacular beauty of Northern Arizona’s Red Rock Country in the heart of Sedona. Sedona. The location is simply magical and has been called "The Most Beautiful Place in America." Our Guests enjoy stunning views of the majestic Red Rock formations surrounding the Hilton Sedona Resort – giving the Resort a feeling of a High Desert Lodge.

Contact info:
90 Ridge Trail Dr.
Sedona, AZ 86351 USA
phone: 928-284-4040
web: www.hiltonsedonaresort.com

Room amenities: Our Guest Rooms are beautifully decorated with Hand-carved Mexican Alder Wood and Wrought Iron furnishings. Each Guest Room features items from the Hilton Serenity Collection. The Serenity Bed includes an exclusive Suite Dreams Mattress, Super Topper Mattress Pad, Down-Filled Comforters, Touch of Down Pillows, 250 thread-count sheets and Duvet Cover, along with custom Southwest Decorative Bed Throws and Bolster Pillows. 32-inch LCD Flat Screen TV Small Refrigerators & Wet Bar High-Speed Internet Access is available Desk & Work Area with 2-Line Phone Small Sitting Area Cozy Gas Fireplace Private Patio or Private Balcony with spectacular views of stunning Red Rock formations or our perfectly manicured Championship Golf Course Fairways Microwave Oven

Facility amenities: Fitness Center: 2,500 Square-Feet of Fitness Center, PreCor Equipment: Weight Machines, Treadmills, Ellipticals, Bikes, Olympic Free Weights, Rowers, etc. Spa: 1,300 Square-Feet Aerobic Room with Wood Floor; 25-Meter Heated Lap Pool; Outdoor Hot Spa & Wading Pool; 3 Lighted Tennis Courts; Luxury Men's and Ladies' Locker Rooms with Large Spas, Saunas and Steam Rooms Golf: Spectacular Championship Golf Course designed by Gary Panks to blend this challenging Golf Course within the natural beauty of the Red Rocks of Sedona. The Sedona Golf Course at The Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa has been named, "Top 10 New Public Golf Course" by Golf Magazine, "Best Par-3 Golf Course in the State" by the Arizona Republic, and "One of the 100 Most Women-Friendly Golf Courses in America" by Golf for Women Magazine.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Grand Canyon South Rim Lodges: South Rim of the Grand Canyon, 1 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: The South Rim lodges (Maswik, Yavapai or Bright Angel) are within a half mile of the S. Rim. The lodges are convenient to all the shops, museums and restaurants within Grand Canyon Village. Free shuttle buses stop at each lodge.

Contact info:
S. Rim Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023 USA
phone: 928-638-2631
web: www.grandcanyonlodges.com/

Room amenities: Television, phone, bath. Refrigerators available upon request for medications.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check out time: 11:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
10 Hands-on experiences

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Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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