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Dinosaurs and Natural Wonders in Utah With Your Grandchild

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7 Days | 6 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.

Program intended for grandchildren from 8 - 12 years of age.

Step into an ancient adventure where amazing paleontological discoveries await! With a paleontologist view fossils from the age of dinosaurs at recent fascinating finds near Zion and Bryce National Parks and other areas of Southern Utah. Discover thrilling links to the past amid the hoodoos, arches and rock spires in these “dino-mite” places.


• Learn about two special locations: Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, with a treasure-trove of dinosaur remains, and the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site, which contains the largest single-track block in any museum worldwide.
• At the Dinosaur Discovery Site Museum, meet with the staff and handle fossils.
• Enjoy a horseback ride into Bryce Canyon and an evening of western excitement at the Bryce Rodeo.

Program Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 8-12.

Activity Notes

Easy-to-moderate walks and optional short hikes, some uneven terrain. Elevations 2,500-8,500 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrivals St. George, 3 nights; coach to Bryce, 2 nights; coach to St. George, 1 night; departures.

Coordinated by Dixie State 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
1 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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