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On the Road: Sedona's Red Rock Country and the Grand Canyon

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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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 the geology, ecology and human heritage of Sedona’s Oak Creek Canyon and the Grand Canyon. In Sedona, venture by Jeep into its red-rock backcountry to explore vistas visitors seldom see. Overnight in Grand Canyon National Park to soak in the panorama of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, then follow the road to the bottom of the canyon for a picnic on the banks of the Colorado River.


Visit Montezuma Castle National Monument, a five-story cliff dwelling of the prehistoric Sinagua people.
In western Grand Canyon, go off-the-beaten path on the Hualapai Indian Reservation on old Route 66.
At Grand Canyon National Park, explore the South Rim’s dramatic viewpoints and trails with regional experts.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile on paved and dirt surfaces. Optional hikes available in Sedona area, Grand Canyon and at bottom of Grand Canyon near Colorado River. Jeep trip involves climbing in and out of jeep with bumping and jostling during the ride while the jeep navigates dirt roads, sandy canyons, and/or slick rock. Spectacular van trip to bottom of the Grand Canyon on sometimes bumpy gravel road. Elevations up to 7,000 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Sedona, 3 nights; Grand Canyon South Rim, 1 night; Peach Springs, 2 nights; departure. Return transportation to Sedona provided.

Coordinated by Northern Arizona University.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips


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