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National Parks of Southwest Colorado: History and Geology

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Program #1260RJ
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Francis from Menominee, MI Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 08/09/14 - 08/15/14
The Colorado Parks trip was a great experience. We really enjoyed seeing Mesa Verde and all the other canyons, mountains, and sights. We had a very friendly group of people to share our experiences with. Our instructors were very good.

Marilyn from Crossville, TN Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 08/09/14 - 08/15/14
Warren and Betty made the trip fun and interesting. The Parks and Monuments are beautiful and I enjoyed each one very much.

Phyl from Gordon, GA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/12/14 - 07/18/14
The Black Canyon of the Gunnison and the Colorado Monument were Parks that were totally new to me, and I am so glad to have seen them. They are AWESOME! Mesa Verde was a wish list destination that met all my expectations. Great program.

Linda from Lakeway, TX Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 07/06/13 - 07/12/13
Warren and Betty Hill were born to do this job. They provided a very informative and fun program. Our bus driver, Howard, also added much to the trip. If you are leery of heights do not take this ride on the edge! However if you want five days of Pure D Mother Nature eye candy, get on the bus! The trip was thrilling and educational. The first day from Colorado Springs to Durango is a very long bus trip so be prepared for that. After, the trip is broken up to enjoyable rides and the sites are simply marvelous. It was so wonderful to leave the driving to Howard, the commentary to Warren and the accommodations planning and implementations to Bettye and just simply enjoy this educational vacation. Thank you Road Scholar.

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6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
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