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Exploring Northern Arizona’s Cultures and Canyons and Rafting Western Grand Canyon

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Program #1076RJ
7 Days | 6 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.
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Elizabeth from Clifton Park, NY Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 09/28/14 - 10/04/14
This trip was a wonderful adventure, filled with new surprises every day. We drove and hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, rafted on the Colorado River, and took flight in a helicopter, all with the guidance of two of the best Program Coordinators. I would go again, tomorrow!

Marsha from Sarasota, FL Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 05/09/14 - 05/15/14
This trip encompasses most of the Grand Canyon so is a great way to get the full view - from the East Rim, South Rim and West. The weather in mid-May was perfect, high 80s at the bottom of the canyon, jackets in Flagstaff; sad to say that the Sedona fires started the week after we finished.

Diana from Huntington Beach, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/05/13
Overall, I am glad that I went on this first Road Scholar trip because I was able to see places that I'd never been, and because all eight participants were really nice enjoyable people. There were some glitches due to National Parks closures that week, but our coordinator Amy Calhoun did an amazing job of arranging substitutions for the South Rim visit. Activity level was okay for me and I think it should be shown as more demanding than just "active" as some of our participants had difficulty. I would have liked more healthful food choices, but we all made the best of it.

Kay from Carson City, NV Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/05/13
This rafting trip fulfilled all of my expectations...

Barb from Tremont, IL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 05/20/13 - 05/26/13
We have told so many people what an amazing trip this turned out to be, that I thought that it was only fair that I should write a review! My husband and I really enjoyed every aspect of this trip! The leaders, Cowboy Karen, and Melissa, were wonderful, and we learned a lot from them while having a great time! We signed up for this trip because of the helicopter trip into the canyon, and it was as incredible as I imagined it to be! This was our first Road Scholar trip, but we are both hoping that we will be able to do many more of these trips! Great Job Road Scholar!!

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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
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