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8 Days | 7 Nights
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.
Carol from Winchester, IN Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 08/15/15 - 08/22/15
Some of Colorado at it's finest splendor with guide Joan and driver Lee calmly paving the way!

Gayle from Madison, WI Number of programs attended: 25
Date attended: 08/15/15 - 08/22/15
It's a mother lode! If you are interested in beautiful scenes and a wonderful overview of Colorado mining, history and folklore, then don't miss this opportunity!

Sue from Fairfax, VA Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 08/15/15 - 08/22/15
Joan & Lee lead us thru a terrific week of Colorado's Scenic Byways grandeur!

Carolyn from Roswell, GA Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 08/15/15 - 08/22/15
Beautiful state and people. The trip was exactly what I needed to leave everyday life behind.

Carol from Denver, CO Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 08/15/15 - 08/22/15
Joan & Lee were wonderful guide and driver. I felt safe with Lee at the wheel & informed with Joan's first hand commentary about life growing up in the area covered. Trip details were seen to and this was a stressless trip. I would take another trip with Joan & Lee.

Norman from Durham, NC Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 07/25/15 - 08/01/15
We enjoyed the program very much. What a beautiful state: people, places, geography & geology. The Dinosaur National Monument was a favorite.

Lily from Chico, CA Number of programs attended: 32
Date attended: 07/25/15 - 08/01/15
Traveling the byways of western Colorado is indeed a remarkable and interesting experience for anyone who would like to learn about the sights, sites,geography, history, peoples, and resources of that beautiful state. It was fun not to travel on the interstate expect for the ride back to Denver on the last afternoon.

Robert from Amherst, NH Number of programs attended: 17
Date attended: 07/25/15 - 08/01/15
Fantastic experience!

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!

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