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Program #11573RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
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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.
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Start of Program
Oct 11, 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
Oct 18, 2015
Las Vegas McCarran Airport, 1:30 PM; Followed by a stop at the starting hotel.
You will be staying at the Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel 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

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: Hotel

Description: The Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel features two four story towers accessing 164 luxurious guest rooms, interior corridors, a large lobby, business center, exercise facilities, guest laundry, complimentary breakfast buffet and nearby full service restaurant. The Bryce Canyon Grand also offers an enclosed courtyard offering guest privacy for the pool, whirlpool, and patio areas. We invite you to experience Bryce Canyon's newest and most luxurious accommodations and amenities with the best in western hospitality.

Contact info:
30 North 100 East
Bryce Canyon, UT 84764 USA
phone: 435-834-5700

Room amenities: -Luxurious Beds -Indoor Corridors -Microwave -Refrigerator -Complimentary In-room Coffee & Tea -Flat Panel TV -Free Wireless High-Speed Internet -Hair Dryer -Iron and Ironing Board -Movies on Demand -Guest Laundry -Fitness Center -100% Non-Smoking Rooms

Facility amenities: The Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel proudly offers 164 spaciously appointed guest rooms each complete with cable satellite television, free wireless high-speed Internet, microwave and refrigerator. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary full hot breakfast. This Bryce Canyon City hotel's additional amenities include an indoor heated swimming pool, 24 hour exercise facility and outdoor swimming pool; 100% smoke-free hotel; 24-hour front desk; Concierge; Laundromat; Business center( with Printer, Fax machine, computer, modem hookups, Photocopy machine); Air-conditioning; Elevator, wheelchair accessible; Ice/vending machines; Safe deposit box, at front desk; and Interior corridor.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips


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