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MESA VERDE COUNTRY, COLORADO

Painting with Watercolors and Acrylics in Ancient Southwest Archaeological Canyons

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Program #21179RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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Start of Program
May 27, 2014
3:00 PM
You will be staying at the Kelly Place Bed & Breakfast that night.
Location: Kelly Place Bed & Breakfast, SW Colorado
Nearest city or town: Cortez, CO, near Bluff, UT, Durango, CO & Shiprock, NM
Nearest highway: 160/491 (Note Hwy 491 is called 666 on old maps)
Nearest airport: Cortez Airport

End of Program
Jun 1, 2014
11:00 AM
You will be staying at the Kelly Place Bed & Breakfast the night before.
Location: Kelly Place Bed & Breakfast, SW Colorado
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Bed and Breakfast

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 courtyard, built in the mid-1960s. The atmosphere is relaxed, southwestern style. Situated on 38 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 Rd. 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. Wireless internet is available. Full country-style meals are served daily in the main lodge. Documentary DVD & VHS movies and a variety of books and magazines are located in the lounge/library. All bathrooms are in the rooms. Some cabins may be used. Smoking is permitted on porches and courtyards only. Beer and wine are available.

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

Additional nights before: 10% discount
Phone Kelly Place to reserve additional nights at 970-565-3125

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Bed and Breakfast

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 courtyard, built in the mid-1960s. The atmosphere is relaxed, southwestern style. Situated on 38 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 Rd. 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. Wireless internet is available. Full country-style meals are served daily in the main lodge. Documentary DVD & VHS movies and a variety of books and magazines are located in the lounge/library. All bathrooms are in the rooms. Some cabins may be used. Smoking is permitted on porches and courtyards only. Beer and wine are available.

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

Additional nights after: 10% discount
Phone Kelly Place to reserve additional nights at 970-565-3125

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
10 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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