1076
Arizona
Northern Arizona’s Cultures and Canyons and Western Grand Canyon Rafting
Come discover the many wonders of Northern Arizona as you raft the Colorado River, explore Meteor Crater, learn about native cultures and ride a helicopter above the Grand Canyon!
Rating (4.83)
Program No. 1076RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,249
Getting There
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At a Glance

Experience the iconic landscapes of Northern Arizona and the Grand Canyon by land, water and air! At Grand Canyon National Park marvel at the many scenes of nature’s geologic wonderland from the viewpoints along the South Rim. Explore the Native American cultures of the Colorado Plateau at the Museum of Northern Arizona and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Enjoy a guided rim exploration of Meteor Crater, the world’s best-preserved meteorite impact site. The climax of the week will be a thrilling helicopter ride and a raft trip through western Grand Canyon.
Activity Level
Active
Varies by date. Active: Helicopter from rim at Grand Canyon West to Colorado River below. Float trip (no whitewater) of 20 miles. Moderately Challenging: 37-mile whitewater (rapids will get you wet!) excursion on motorized pontoon raft. Helicopter flight to rim. Elevations up to 7,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Spend a day at the Grand Canyon exploring the Desert View Watchtower, rim trails and Grand Canyon Village.
  • Explore the Museum of Northern Arizona and visit 800-year-old cliff dwellings at Walnut Canyon.
  • Navigate the Grand Canyon by raft on smooth water or whitewater, depending on your chosen date.
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Karen Landis
Karen Landis' front door opened up onto Route 66 for 38 years, giving her status as a Route 66 legend in the Seligman stretch of the road. In 1984, a customer at her Route 66 convenience store mustered the gumption to ask her to marry him, and Karen and Mike Landis — a legend himself and known as Arizona's No. 1 cowboy — ranched together for 29 years. Under Mike's tutelage and her indomitable spirit, Karen became a 'cowboy' in her own right and the two of them became one of the best-known ranching couples in northwest Arizona. Karen's independent spirit and ropin' and ridin' skills have opened up new perspectives to countless Road Scholar participants.
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