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BEGINS IN: ST. GEORGE, UTAH

Staircase to the Past: Utah’s Grand Circle of Parks and Monuments and Picturesque Antelope Canyon

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Program #2814RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
With expert instruction, explore the world’s greatest concentration of national parks and monuments, known as the “Grand Circle” — Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, and Canyonlands National Parks, Dead Horse Point State Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante and Rainbow Bridge National Monuments, Lake Powell Reservoir, Monument Valley and Antelope Slot Canyon. Learn about the amazing geology up close, and uncover the story of the indigenous human history through a visit with the Navajo. Experience a corner of the world with landscapes and cultures unlike any other!


Highlights

• Discover five national parks and three national monuments, each exquisite and full of natural wonders.
• Examine towering cliffs, buttes and arches.
• Take a study cruise on Lake Powell to Rainbow Bridge.

Activity Notes

Walks of 1-2 miles over uneven terrain with options for various fitness levels.

Itinerary Summary

Arrivals St. George, 2 nights; Bryce Canyon, 1 night; Torrey (Capitol Reef), 2 nights; Moab (Arches and Canyonlands), 2 nights; Page, Arizona (Lake Powell), 2 nights; St. George, 1 night; departures St. George.

Coordinated by Dixie State University.


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Included
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10 nights of accommodations
27 meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 8 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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