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Cultural Crossroads: Exploring Chaco Canyon and the Pueblos of Acoma and Zuni

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5 Days | 4 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
Start of Program
Oct 11, 2014
On site Road Scholar registration, hotel meeting room, 4:30 -5:15 PM
You will be staying at the Albuquerque Best Western Rio Grande Inn that night.
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Nearest city or town: Albuquerque, NM
Nearest highway: I-40 and I-25
Nearest airport: Albuquerque, NM

End of Program
Oct 15, 2014
Drop off at Albuquerque Sunport by 11:00 am and starting hotel by 11:30 am.
You will be staying at the Comfort Inn Gallup the night before.
Location: Departures
Type: Hotel

Description: 173 guest room hotel adjacent to Albuquerque's Old Town museums, galleries, shops and restaurants.

Contact info:
1015 Rio Grande blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104 USA
phone: 505-843-9500
web: www.riograndeinn.com/

Room amenities: Cable TV, air conditioning, refrigerator, hairdryer, iron & board, voice mail, coffee-tea maker, desk/work area, free wifi, free parking.

Facility amenities: Airport courtesy shuttle available 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, restaurant on site, pool and hot tub, wifi, exercise facility, laundry facility, dogs are allowed.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Seasona
Call for rates in effect during your stay.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Smoke-free facility near the Navajo Nation, convenient to Chaco Culture Historic Park, El Morro National Monument and the Pueblo of Zuni.

Contact info:
1440 W Maloney Ave
Gallup, NM 87301 USA
phone: 505-726-2700
web: www.comfortinn.com/hotel-gallup-new_mexico-NM180

Room amenities: Mini fridge, microwave, cable 32 inch flat screen TV, free local, toll-free calls, AM/FM alarm clock radio, coffee/tea maker, hair dryer, iron and board. Roll away beds available for single rooms.

Facility amenities: Three story hotel with elevator and indoor heated pool and spa, free wi-fi or ethernet, on site coin-operated laundry, free outdoor parking with room for RVs, business center with computer, fax and printer. Buffet breakfast includes breakfast meat selection, scrambled eggs, two flavors of make your own waffles.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Seasonal, $99.00 - $130.00
Call hotel for rates in effect during your stay.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips


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