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6 Days | 5 Nights
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
Jun 11, 2013
Hotel meeting room, 4:30 - 5:15 PM, on-site registration.
You will be staying at the Flagstaff La Quinta Inn & Suites that night.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Nearest city or town: Phoenix, AZ 150 miles south.
Nearest highway: I-17 and I-40
Nearest airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl, Flagstaff Commuter

End of Program
Jun 16, 2013
NAU Road Scholar van will return participants to Flagstaff Hotel about 10:30 AM.
You will be staying at the Grand Canyon South Rim Lodge the night before.
Location: Deaprtures
Type: Motel

Description: Four floors, 128 rooms. Convenient to shopping. One quarter mile to Northern Arizona University. 2 miles to historic downtown Flagstaff. Wide range of cuisine available at nearby restaurants.

Contact info:
2015 S Beulah Blvd
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 USA
phone: 928-556-8666
web: www.lq.com/lq/properties/propertyProfile.do?ident=LQ939&propId=939

Room amenities: Free WIFI, premium cable channels, coffee maker, hair dryer, clock.

Facility amenities: Outdoor pool (seasonal) outdoor spa, fitness center. Deluxe continental breakfast. Guest laundry and dry cleaning / laundry service available. Free local calls. Participants requesting a refrigerator for medicine can have access to a locked refrigerator that is located in the hotel lobby area.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Seasonal
Call local La Quinta for the rates available during your stay (928) 556-8666. NOTE: When they get the pre-recorded information they must hit the 0 (zero) option, then ask front desk for special Road Scholar before/after rate.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Lodge

Description: Less than ¼ mile from the canyon rim.

Contact info:
Grand Canyon Village
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023 USA
phone: 928-638-2631
web: www.grandcanyonlodges.com

Room amenities: Telephone, TV, alarm clock, private bath.

Facility amenities: Full service cafeteria, gift shop, guest laundry facilities and medical services. Trailheads for hiking adjacent to property. Pick up points for South Rim shuttles on property.

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

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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


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