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MESA VERDE COUNTRY, COLORADO

Hiking to Ruins in the Southwest

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Program #2164RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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. 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.
Start of Program
Apr 20, 2014
Check in after 3:00 PM. Orientation at 5:15 PM.
You will be staying at the Kelly Place B&B that night.
Location: Cortez, CO
Nearest city or town: Cortez is near Durango, CO, Shiprock, NM, Bluff, UT
Nearest highway: 160/491 (Note Hwy 491 is called 666 on old maps.
Nearest airport: Cortez Airport

End of Program
Apr 26, 2014
Program ends after breakfast. Check-out by 11 AM.
You will be staying at the Kelly Place B&B the night before.
Location: Cortez, CO
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Lodge

Description: Kelly Place is both an outdoor educational center and unique bed and breakfast located in the heart of the Four Corners. The lodge is an adobe-style building with courtyards, built in the mid-1960s. The atmosphere is relaxed, southwestern style. Situated on 40 acres, nestled between majestic Sleeping Ute Mountain and the red rock canyons--former home of the prehistoric "cliff-dweller' Ancestral Puebloans, bordering Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, and featuring over 25 archaeological sites. Descend into a kiva, fully restored by Road Scholar participants, and imagine what it was like a thousand years ago.

Contact info:
14537 Road G
Cortez, CO 81321 USA
phone: 970-565-3125
web: www.kellyplace.com

Facility amenities: Kelly Place Bed & Breakfast is on an archaeological preserve with an adobe-style lodge and adjacent cabins among Anasazi ruins, fruit trees, a majestic mountain view and sculpted canyons. Double occupancy only; multiples upon request. Bedrooms have one queen bed and one bunk bed; lower bunks only. Wireless Internet available in the main lodge. Full country-style meals served daily in the main lodge. Documentary DVD & VHS movies and a variety of books and magazines are available in the lounge/library. All bathrooms are in the rooms. Some cabins may be used. Smoking is permitted on porches and courtyards only.

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

Additional nights before: 10% discount
Contact Kelly Place to arrange additional nights. 800-745-4885 www.kellyplace.com

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Lodge

Description: Kelly Place is both an outdoor educational center and unique bed and breakfast located in the heart of the Four Corners. The lodge is an adobe-style building with courtyards, built in the mid-1960s. The atmosphere is relaxed, southwestern style. Situated on 40 acres, nestled between majestic Sleeping Ute Mountain and the red rock canyons--former home of the prehistoric "cliff-dweller' Ancestral Puebloans, bordering Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, and featuring over 25 archaeological sites. Descend into a kiva, fully restored by Road Scholar participants, and imagine what it was like a thousand years ago.

Contact info:
14537 Road G
Cortez, CO 81321 USA
phone: 970-565-3125
web: www.kellyplace.com

Facility amenities: Kelly Place Bed & Breakfast is on an archaeological preserve with an adobe-style lodge and adjacent cabins among Anasazi ruins, fruit trees, a majestic mountain view and sculpted canyons. Double occupancy only; multiples upon request. Bedrooms have one queen bed and one bunk bed; lower bunks only. Wireless Internet available in the main lodge. Full country-style meals served daily in the main lodge. Documentary DVD & VHS movies and a variety of books and magazines are available in the lounge/library. All bathrooms are in the rooms. Some cabins may be used. Smoking is permitted on porches and courtyards only.

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

Additional nights after: 10% discount
Contact Kelly Place to arrange additional nights. 800-745-4885 www.kellyplace.com

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.9
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