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On the Road: Exploring Arizona’s Landscapes from Phoenix to Sedona, Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon

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Program #1052RJ
9 Days | 8 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.
Start of Program
Apr 6, 2013
Your Northern Arizona University coordinator will do program registraion in the hotel meeting room, 4:30-5:15 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 14, 2013
Phx Intl Airport by 1:00 PM, followed by a stop at the starting hotel.
You will be staying at the Grand Canyon South Rim Lodge the night before.
Location: Deaprtures
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

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 suits 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.

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: Lodge

Description: Set in the pinon pines in Grand Canyon Village and 1/4 mile from the Rim, the Yavapai Lodge is convenient to all the South Rim has to offer. Pick up points for South Rim shuttles are on property.

Contact info:
South Grand Canyon Village South Rim
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023 USA
phone: 928-638-2631

Room amenities: TV, phone, one or two queen beds, full bath.

Facility amenities: Full service cafeteria, gift shop, post office and grocery store adjacent. One half mile to commercial laundromat. Trailheads for hiking on and near the property.

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

Additional nights after: $85.00 - $125.00
Room rates vary with season - check with the lodge for the rates which would apply for your schedule.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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8 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips


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