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6 Days | 5 Nights
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.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
Explore Arizona’s Valley of the Sun on daily adventures spotlighting the history and culture of the Southwest’s most dynamic city. Discover the region’s prehistoric and modern Native American cultures at the Heard Museum. View a mix of architectural styles by the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright and Paolo Soleri. Experience the music of the city and the world at the Musical Instrument Museum and stay in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale.


Visit the Phoenix Art Museum, Musical Instrument Museum and Wright’s Taliesin West.
Explore the Desert Botanical Garden and sit under the stars around a campfire following dinner on a ranch.
Enjoy world-class galleries and a Western-themed ambiance while strolling Old Town Scottsdale.

Activity Notes

Walking up to a one-half mile and standing in museums for up to two hours.

Date Notes
Includes holiday-themed activity.

Coordinated by Northern Arizona University.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips


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