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BEGINS IN: ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO

On the Road: Four Corners Canyon Country

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Program #13157RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
Theresa from Richmond Heights, OH Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/06/13
Road Scholar: an affordable, enjoyable, educational experience...the perfect vacation for people who travel alone, but want to be with a friendly group.

James from Arlington, WA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/06/13
The Four-Corners trip was quite enjoyable in spite of the closing of the National Parks. While we did not get to see Mesa Verde, our guide quickly found some acceptable substitute activities that were worthwhile and, I would think, might actually be included in future trips if possible.

Elizabeth from Kitchener, ON Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/22/13 - 09/29/13
We just returned from an amazing tour! On the Road Four Roads Canyon Country. It was a tour of Mesa Verde National Park, Canyon de Chelly and Monument Valley. The tour guide Matt Turner was very knowledgeable. He spoke about the geological rock formations in each area and told us about the life style of the American Native Indians that lived in the Cliff Dwellings and the states of Colorado, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Some of my favorite sights were Spruce Tree House, Cliff Palace, in Mesa Verde & then White House and Spider Rock in Canyon de Chelly.I loved the 2 jeep tours in Canyon de Chelly and Momument Valley. This is a must see vacation and I highly recommend that you go see these incredible places.

Marsha from Rolla, MO Number of programs attended: 22
Date attended: 09/22/13 - 09/29/13
As always, I enjoyed another RS adventure. The 4-Corners area was fascinating. The ride through Monument Valley was 3 hrs. long and thrilling. Mesa Verde was awesome, but the most enchanting of all was Canyon de Chelly. I did not expect to see such a site! And getting to hike there; enjoyed the place from top to bottom!

Michelle from Reston, VA Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 09/22/13 - 09/29/13
The ruins of the Anasazi and their geological settings are incredible sights. The elaborate stone structures remain, but the mystery of the inhabitants' disappearance continues to intrigue. Experiencing Mesa Verde, Canyon de Chelly, and Monument Valley while learning about the cultures of their current Native American inhabitants makes the Four Corners program outstanding.

Philip from Jonesboro, AR Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 05/05/13 - 05/12/13
THIS A VERY EDUCATIONAL TRIP. THE REAL SURPRIZE WAS HOW NICE AND FRIENDLY EVERYONE WAS. kINDA LIKE PEOPLE GETTING TOGETHER FOR A FAMILY REUNION. PEOPLE
I WON'T FORGET. A GREAT GUIDE AND A REAL DOLLAR VALUE. SOLD ME ON ROADS SCHOLAR.

Anne from Cherry Hill, NJ Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/05/13 - 05/12/13
Anne from New Jersey # of programs attended:2 Date attended: 5/5/13 - 5/12/13 Super trip! Matt, our guide was full of information and passed it on with jokes and comments. Participants were open and friendly with all of us being awestruck by the beauty of the land. Five librarians on this trip, two professional photographers, a college professor, teachers, store owners, a retired flight attendant, etc... ---- what a group with whom to travel. I was moved to tears several times at the views. I'd go again in a second.

Richard from Boston, MA Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 05/05/13 - 05/12/13
What a great time it was on this trip. I have been on numerous trips with RS, and the participants on this Four Corners trip made it one of the best. Going into Mesa Verde NP and Monument Valley Tribal lands was for me like a child in a candy store. As a photographer, the sights were absolutely remarkable. I would suggest this trip to anyone who is a photographer or who just wants to be totally amazed...

Diane from Santa Clara, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 05/05/13 - 05/12/13
The Four Corners trip is a great way to explore Navajo lands, with 3 nights at Mesa Verde and 3 at Canyon de Chelly. The archaeology, history, geology, and insight into the present day Navajo experience make for a fascinating week.

Nancy from Spokane, WA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/29/12 - 05/06/12
Learning, changing, meeting new friends a time out from life back home, all these happened and more. The scenery and history enriched my time and made memories, no worries about where, when or how it was done. More vacations like this please. Nancy Huck


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7 nights of accommodations
21 meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
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