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BEGINS IN: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Color Country National Parks: Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon North Rim

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Program #11573RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
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ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Start of Program
Jun 7, 2015
Sponsored by Northern Arizona University. Arrivals and check-in at the hotel after 3:00 PM. On site registration in the hotel meeting room from 4:30-5:15 PM.
You will be staying at the La Quinta Las Vegas Airport that night.
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Nearest city or town: In Las Vegas; Las Vegas Strip 1 mile W.
Nearest highway: Interstate 15.
Nearest airport: McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas.

End of Program
Jun 14, 2015
Las Vegas McCarran Airport, 1:30 PM; Followed by a stop at the starting hotel.
You will be staying at the Grand Canyon Lodge the night before.
Location: Departures
Type: Hotel

Description: The first wonderful feature the hotel offers is a Free Airport Shuttle. To use the Shuttle from airport call the hotel at (702) 796-9000 (24 hours a day) and they will pick you up. They also provide a convenient Shuttle on-call service for hotel guests within Las Vegas to a variety of prearranged locations. This allows you the opportunity to explore the area by means of the convenient hotel transportation. This beautiful hotel is located near the airport and is in the hub of Las Vegas' activities. Close to the Strip, MGM Mirage, Cirque du Soleil Theater, nearby shopping centers and malls, 60 area golf courses. Nearby are the Hard Rock Cafe, Planet Hollywood, the Luxor, Sam Boyd Stadium and the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Shopping nearby includes the Boulevard Mall, the Fashion Show Mall, the Belez Mall and the Bridge Meadows Mall. Nearby restaurants include Lawry's The Prime Rib, PF Chang's Chinese Bistro, Gordon Biersch Brewery and Restaurant, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Morton's of Chicago, McCormick and Schmidt, Buca di Beppo. Best of all, courteous staff is here to ensure your pleasant stay!

Contact info:
3970 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109 USA
phone: 702-796-9000
web: www.lq.com/lq/properties/propertyProfile.do?ident=LQ924&propId=924

Room amenities: Each spacious room has free local calls, dataport phones, premium cable channels, refrigerator coffee maker, hair dryer, iron/board, voicemail, and an alarm clock radio.

Facility amenities: The hotel has a beautiful Spanish mission style exterior with spacious rooms, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, it has nearby golf/jogging trail, airport shuttle, complimentary breakfast includes fresh waffles, fresh fruits, pastries, bagels, cereals, muffins, juices, milk, and coffee. Complementary airport shuttle.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for prices
Rates vary with season. Check with hotel for rates before and after your program.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Lodge

Description: The only lodging available on the North Rim, this old lodge of rough hewn logs and rocks is chiseled into the limestone of the rim itself, offering broad views of the Grand Canyon, Bright Angel Canyon, the South Rim, and the San Francisco Peaks nearly 100 miles south. Rooms are in nearby cabins on the same grounds, within walking distance of the lodge. These historic cabins are both rustic and romantic.

Contact info:
Grand Canyon NP
North Rim, AZ 86052 USA
phone: 928-638-2611
web: www.grandcanyonnorthrim.com

Room amenities: Be prepared to step into the past in these quaint rustic historic cabins that have basic necessities including electricity, hot and cold running water, shower, ice bucket, hari dryer, heat, a telephone and screened windows that open up to let in fresh mountain air.

Facility amenities: Grand Canyon Lodge Dining Room has magnificent views of the Grand Canyon through its huge picture windows. Lodge Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, Deli in the Pines for fast service dining, espresso coffee bar with fresh baked goods, Rough Rider Saloon, gift shop, camper store, self serve guest laundry facilities. Immediate access to Rim views and hiking trails from the lodge.

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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Included
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7 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips

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4.9
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