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BEGINS IN: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Four Jewels: Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite and Death Valley National Parks

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9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
Arnold from Sharon, MA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/02/15 - 10/10/15
Great diversity of national parks, and the WWII internment camp at Manzanar moved people very deeply.

Stephanie from Farmington Hills, MI Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/18/15 - 09/26/15
Went on the 9/17/2015 tour. Tour was great even though forest fires caused the closing of King's Canyon for us. Was disappointed in the low water flow over the falls in Yosemite N.P. I should have researched this better. I'll have to come back earlier in the year to see them in their full glory. Awesome trees, mountains, and deserts - and I didn't have to drive!

Dianne from Pacolet, SC Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 10/03/14 - 10/11/14
Great Program! Loved the people, the guides...Steve and Mino were great, Loved the scenery, the food and accommodations! Great trip....Memories I will cherish forever....

Tyll from Amherst, MA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/19/14 - 09/27/14
The "four gems" are, needless to say, geologically fascinating and beautiful, as expected. But I was not prepared for the meaningful experience at Manzanar, and the fun time in Lone Pine, its movie museum, and the nearby Alabama Hills, site of so many Saturday afternoon cowboy flicks, not to mention "Gunga Din".

Frances from Arlington, VA Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 09/19/14 - 09/27/14
This was my 4th Road Scholar trip to US National Parks and once again is highly recommended. Scenery is beautiful and varied, lot of interesting history, and great adventure. Thanks to our tour guide and bus driver for a job well done.

Blanche from Sellersburg, IN Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 09/19/14 - 09/27/14
The Four Jewels: Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite and Death Valley National Parks was the best trip I have ever taken. It had adventure, learning, scenery beyond belief, and never a dull moment.

Rachel from Palmdale, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/05/14 - 09/13/14
This is a super program.. not very active at all.. walking through gorgeous woods and rocks.. I guess there are vigorous sections of rocks. But(our so knowledgeable (and funny) guide), made it perfect.

Fred from Tucson, AZ Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 09/05/14 - 09/13/14
This was one of the best (of 4) RS trips we have taken. Gorgeous scenery, good accommodations, excellent guide (Jeff Crow). The very best way to do one's first visit to these national parks. Frederick from Tucson

Marie from Stowe, VT Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/05/14 - 09/13/14
This was an outstanding trip - the people, the scenery, the weather added to a wonderful experience. I highly recommend this tour!

James from Winchester, IN Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 09/05/14 - 09/13/14
This was a GREAT trip to see the national parks in southern California


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8 nights of accommodations
22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 6 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips

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