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Program #20684RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
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.
Raymond from Woodbury, NJ Number of programs attended: 17
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
A wonderful trip. Highly recommended. A lot to see and experience from prehistoric settlements up to WWII. Hotel and food were good. Kay and Eric were knowledgeable and very personable leaders.

Sandra L. from Shelton, WA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
I learned a lot about the region and culture of northern New Mexico through the presentations, field trips, and readings. It was also fun to meet other people from around the country. We had really good team leaders who added a great deal to our understanding of the region.

Susan from Galway, NY Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
Another great Road Scholar trip - in depth lectures, excellent leaders and a fascinating part of the country to explore.

Linne from Anderson, SC Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
Great trip - lots of new knowledge and adventures - terrific leaders and participants! This was a wonderful area to visit.

Meredith from Healdsburg, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
Thank you Road Scholar for making our first trip with your organization so wonderful. We came home with lasting memories, new friendships, and a wealth of knowledge of the Southwest. Jim and Meredith - Healdsburg, CA

Bruce from Washington, DC Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
The leaders and speakers were wonderful and the program superb. New Mexico is a treasure house of history, culture, architecture and geology, and we were introduced to it all. Footnotes: 1. The visit to Los Alamos, which I was looking forward to greatly, was a disappointment in organization and content; 2. Hotel food was less than Santa Fe standards would call for.

Barb from Marshfield, WI Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
A superb combination of learning and experiencing firsthand the alluring distinctiveness of the Santa Fe area.

Robert from Clinton, NJ Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
In a nutshell: If you enjoy stimulation that combines solidly researched information with point of origin context/site visitation, enroll for this program. It's overall quality of content, small group leadership and comfortable amenities will almost guarantee that you will chose to enroll in another Road Scholar tour. The planners and professionals in this company know what they are doing!

Olga from Palm City, FL Number of programs attended: 21
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
For me this program, my 21st, was informative and exciting, since I had never been to New Mexico before. The 7,000' elevation was a bit problematic for some, including me, as well as heat and relative dryness. (I live in Florida!) The good thing about Road Scholar is that you don't have to participate in all the activities. No tests! I find that as I get older I have to learn to pace myself. Not a problem with Road Scholar. This particular program had more than average numbers of participants, which made the bonding of my previous experiences less applicable. But we were divided into smaller, more manageable groups, which made up for this problem. The subjects covered were varied and well presented. Something for everybody! I am very glad I went!

Alina from Bridgewater, NJ Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
Santa Fe is awesome. Learning about the history and visiting so many places was terrific. Don't wait ! Sign up for this trip so you can see for yourself!

Luz from Pasadena, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
The "Road Scholar" trip to Santa Fe was my first trip with the group. It was a unique, very educational and satisfying experience and I highly recommend it to everyone - a "must add to the bucket list".

Morris from Miami, FL Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/25/14 - 07/02/14
if you can't find a Roads Scholar program that interests you there is no place on Earth that will

Shirley from Discovery Bay, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/10/12 - 11/17/12
Fabulous trip. Highly recommend it to everyone!! Learned many interesting previously unknown facts. Met many really nice people.

Diane from Windsor, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 11/10/12 - 11/17/12
A wonderful experience with six days of lectures and field trips. Presentations on subjects from Indian cultures and music and literature, geology, geography, history and pre-history, Spanish history, Native American history, Jewish history, political science, anthropology, agriculture, environmental issues, religion, cooperative spirituality, art, photography, literature, story telling from the "old west", as well as trips to museums, concerts, Indian festivals, national parks. I felt like I've been to Graduate School with a different field of study for morning and afternoon lectures every day. Lots of stimulating provocative thought processes. We got extensive reading lists that will keep us busy and informed for months ahead. There is a deep sense of spirituality in all things, creatures, peoples, landscapes, and a cooperation among the various cultures and peoples of the areas. We also had a half-day visit to Los Alamos (and all that invokes) -- this seems so out of place in New Mexico, and the world.

Judee from Boston, MA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 11/10/12 - 11/17/12
You never know who you will meet on these trips. Sitting at my table one evening was a couple from North Carolina. Since I had gone to high school and college there I spoke to them about it. It turned our that the husband and I graduated in the same graduating class in high schhol but had never known one another.

Allen from Coos Bay, OR Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 11/10/12 - 11/17/12
This was a great introduction to northern New Mexico, an area we had visited several times, but which we did not have the background RS provided to appreciate the history and culture of the area. Excellent speakers (as usual!), fascinating topics, and well planned field excursions make this a truly grand learning experience. We are now motivated to participate in a similar program encompassing southern New Mexico. Thank you Road Scholar - you have once again enhanced our lives.

Diane from East Falmouth, MA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 11/10/12 - 11/17/12
This program was very well organized. The group leaders and speakers were excellent and much was learned. I also enjoyed the field trips and the accommodations and food were very good. As always the particpants were a great group of people from diverse backgrounds and places.

Clesteva from Carmel, CA Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 11/10/12 - 11/17/12
I want to comment on the exceptionally high quality of every meal presented to us at the Hilton Hotel

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