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Program #20907RJ
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.
Sibyl from Longont, CO Number of programs attended: 28
Date attended: 08/23/14 - 08/30/14
This program is interesting and well planned to include the best and most amazing parts of beautiful Colorado from the plains to mountain communities. We were amazed to meet local residents and hear their stories told with enthusiasm for the areas where they choose to work and live. A life long resident of Colorado, I learned many new things about my state.

Betty from Phoenix, AZ Number of programs attended: 26
Date attended: 07/19/14 - 07/26/14
Betty from Phoenix, AZ Number of programs attended: 25? Date attended: 07/19/14-07/26/14 I thoroughly agree with others who have written about this trip. Beautiful scenery, informative and interesting leader Joan, very efficient bus driver Lee, well organized, variety of hotels and places to eat. There were many opportunities to interact with the locals. The scenic byways and small towns were delightful!

Kathleen from Pasadena, CA Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 07/19/14 - 07/26/14
Really enjoyed this program. The itinerary was varied and far-reaching, the educational component was exceptional, the scenery was magnificent, and the leaders, Joan Fields and Lee Dahl, are a fantastic team. Their knowledge, experience, enthusiasm, planning (and driving) skills, and delightful personalities made this a great week on the road learning about Colorado, its past and present, its people, customs, environment, accomplishments and challenges. Especially enjoyed our interaction with the very friendly people they introduced us to along the way, and the delicious home cooked and organic farm to fork meals we enjoyed.

Georgia from Pomona, CA Number of programs attended: 35
Date attended: 07/19/14 - 07/26/14
There are not enough superlative words to describe this trip. Our leaders, Lee and Joan, are wonderful in all respects. This trip is a chance to see a very veautiful part of our country and learn about not only the geology, but the way people lived over many centuries and even now.

Thomas from Pasadena, CA Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 07/19/14 - 07/26/14
This highly educational tour features incredible scenery on relaxing low traffic roads.

Robert from Naples, FL Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 06/21/14 - 06/28/14
Marvelous mountain, valley, and high plains scenery with lots of education besides. It was so much more relaxing to be enjoying the views from a comfortable motor coach with lots of room than to be driving a rental car and having to watch the road constantly. A great adventure.

Dick and Carol from Williamstown, NJ Number of programs attended: 64
Date attended: 06/21/14 - 06/28/14
This prgram in Colorado exceeded our expectations with Joan, our group leader, who shared her love of her state with us. We saw lots of snow capped mountain rnages, rivers bubbling over rocks, lush green valleys some with vineyards, and a waterfall hidden away behind grazing cattle, sandstone cliffs at Mesa Verde and much. much more. Book this one!

Margie from Upland, CA Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 08/24/13 - 08/31/13
This program exceeded our expectations. The beauty of the byways of Colorado will make you want more. Our leaders Joan and Lee were incredible. Put this one on your bucket list

Beverly from Rockford, IL Number of programs attended: 18
Date attended: 07/20/13 - 07/27/13
This ranks at the top with the Road Scholar programs we've attended. The scenery was spectacular, the information given and shared was interesting and educational, the itinerary was beyond anything we had expected.

Dee from Boise, ID Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 07/20/13 - 07/27/13
A great adventure over the scenic back roads. Majestic views with each and every turn. Joan and Lee our trip leaders did an excellent job to make our trip an adventure to remember. Dee from Boise, Idaho

James from Dade City, FL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/20/13 - 07/27/13
Great travel itinerary; well over a thousand miles by modern and comfortable motorcoach; the best of the six RoadScholar program I've been on. I've traveled Colorado highways over the years but have never before found these scenic roads with their majestic views.

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7 nights of accommodations
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