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Program #2805RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Mar 31, 2013
Scottsdale Cottonwood Resort and Suites. Check in after 3:00 PM. On site registration at the resort lobby from 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM.
You will be staying at the Scottsdale Cottonwoods Resort and Suites that night.
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Nearest city or town: Phoenix, AZ
Nearest highway: I-10, US 60.
Nearest airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International

End of Program
Apr 6, 2013
Return to Scottsdale with drop offs at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport by 12:30 PM followed by drop offs at starting hotel by 1:15 PM.
You will be staying at the Hualapai Lodge the night before.
Location: Departures
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Twenty five acre resort green landscaped on the Sonora Desert at the foot of Camelback Mountain in uptown Scottsdale, AZ.

Contact info:
6160 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85253 USA
phone: 480-991-1414
web: www.scottsdalecottonwoods.com

Room amenities: Plush top mattress, separate vanity area, mini refrigerator, coffee and tea station, work desk, wifi, whitewashed wood beamed ceilings, safes in every room, microwaves available in suites or upon request.

Facility amenities: Fitness center, 2 outdoor pools, 2 outdoor whirlpool spas, tennis courts, shuffleboard, jogging, fitness and nature trails, hammocks. Borgata Shopping Center steps away, Scottsdale Fashion Square, largest mall in the Southwest, two miles south.

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

Additional nights before: Seasonal
Rates vary widely; winter/spring is peak season with rates from $150 - $250/night.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Beautiful, modern facility. Tribal artwork displayed; some traditional Hualapai cuisine served in restaurant.

Contact info:
900 Highway Route 66
Peach Springs, AZ 86434 USA
phone: 928-769-2230
web: www.hualapaitourism.com/

Room amenities: Cable TV and telephone; air-conditioning; hair-dryers; coffee-makers

Facility amenities: Exercise room, private courtyard with seasonal outdoor pool (state-of-the-art non-chlorinated purification system) and spa.

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

Elevator: Yes

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
18 meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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