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BEGINS IN: SEDONA, ARIZONA

Scenic Railroads of Arizona: Sedona and Grand Canyon

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Program #1083RJ
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.
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.
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The wonders of Sedona and the Grand Canyon are well known, but few visit these locales via scenic and historic railway. In Sedona, ride the Verde Canyon Railroad through Arizona’s rim country along the wild and scenic Verde River. Later in the week, embark on an overnight adventure to Grand Canyon National Park via the historic Grand Canyon Railway. Throughout your journey gain insights into regional lore as you explore this breathtaking part of northern Arizona.


Highlights

• Enjoy a narrated exploration of Sedona’s best-loved sights and red-rock vistas.
• Travel through dramatic Oak Creek Canyon en route to historic Williams for embarkation on the Grand Canyon Railway excursion.
• Stay overnight at a Grand Canyon lodge, explore historic village sites, and absorb incomparable canyon views.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile on paved, sometimes uneven surfaces. Elevations up to 7,000 feet. Optional longer hike available at the Grand Canyon.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Sedona, 3 nights; Grand Canyon South Rim, 1 night; Sedona, 1 night; departure.

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
5 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips

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4.7
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