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SEDONA, ARIZONA

Best of Sedona: Verde Canyon Railway, Grand Canyon, and Montezuma Castle National Monument

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Program #1062RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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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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Sedona and the Grand Canyon are the two most awe-inspiring sites in Arizona. Visit the Chapel of the Holy Cross and Airport Mesa for their red rock panoramas. Ride the rails along the Verde River. Journey to the Grand Canyon via Oak Creek Canyon and the Navajo Nation to gaze at the Colorado River from the historic Desert View Watchtower and walk along the rim of this world wonder and national treasure.


Highlights

• Visit ancient cliff dwellings at Montezuma Castle National Monument, then ride the Verde Canyon Railway.
• Travel through a corner of the vast Navajo Nation.
• Spend a full day at Grand Canyon National Park's South Rim, complete with interpretive walks accompanied by a noted geologist.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one-half mile, longer hikes optional. Elevations up to 7,000 feet.

Date Notes
11/9/2014
On this date the program will be based at the Poco Diablo Resort. The Poco Diablo is a full service “Three Diamond” resort offering breathtaking views of Sedona’s famed Red Rocks with access to beautiful Oak Creek. Lush landscaping, a nine-hole golf course, lighted tennis courts, spa services, exercise room, outdoor heated pool and a menu offering delicious health conscious food will make for a memorable week. All other program content remains unchanged.12/12/2014
Enjoy one of Sedona's best-loved holiday traditions -- the Festival of Lights with the lighting of 6,000 luminarias, strolling carolers and holiday music in the courtyards and walkways of the Mexican-inspired Tlaquepaque arts and crafts village. Additionally, in order to attend this event, this week's offering will not be going on the Verde Canyon Railway trip and in its place will take a "Pink Jeep" excursion to Sedona's stunning red rock back country, experiencing vistas seldom seen by visitors.2/15/2015
On this date the program will be based at the Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa. The Hilton Sedona Resort is Sedona’s Luxury Golf Resort located amidst the spectacular beauty of Northern Arizona’s Red Rock Country in the heart of Sedona. Guests enjoy stunning views of the majestic Red Rock formations surrounding the resort. Full-service Spa & Fitness Center, 18-hole Championship Golf Course, 3 sparking pools, 25 meter lap pool, whirlpool, deluxe accommodations, and resort dining will make for a memorable trip. All other program content remains unchanged.5/17/2015
On this date the program will be based at the Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa. The Hilton Sedona Resort is Sedona’s Luxury Golf Resort located amidst the spectacular beauty of Northern Arizona’s Red Rock Country in the heart of Sedona. Guests enjoy stunning views of the majestic Red Rock formations surrounding the resort. Full-service Spa & Fitness Center, 18-hole Championship Golf Course, 3 sparking pools, 25 meter lap pool, whirlpool, deluxe accommodations, and resort dining will make for a memorable trip. All other program content remains unchanged.9/13/2015
On this date the program will be based at the Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa. The Hilton Sedona Resort is Sedona’s Luxury Golf Resort located amidst the spectacular beauty of Northern Arizona’s Red Rock Country in the heart of Sedona. Guests enjoy stunning views of the majestic Red Rock formations surrounding the resort. Full-service Spa & Fitness Center, 18-hole Championship Golf Course, 3 sparking pools, 25 meter lap pool, whirlpool, deluxe accommodations, and resort dining will make for a memorable trip. All other program content remains unchanged.11/8/2015
On this date the program will be based at the Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa. The Hilton Sedona Resort is Sedona’s Luxury Golf Resort located amidst the spectacular beauty of Northern Arizona’s Red Rock Country in the heart of Sedona. Guests enjoy stunning views of the majestic Red Rock formations surrounding the resort. Full-service Spa & Fitness Center, 18-hole Championship Golf Course, 3 sparking pools, 25 meter lap pool, whirlpool, deluxe accommodations, and resort dining will make for a memorable trip. All other program content remains unchanged.12/11/2015
On this date the program will be based at the Hilton Sedona Golf Resort & Spa. Enjoy one of Sedona's best-loved holiday traditions -- the Festival of Lights with the lighting of 6,000 luminarias, strolling carolers and holiday music in the courtyards and walkways of the Mexican-inspired Tlaquepaque arts and crafts village.

Coordinated by Northern Arizona University.


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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.8
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