20684
New Mexico

Great American Get-Together in Santa Fe

Explore local culture as you discover national monuments, historic sites and world-class museums, attend a Pueblo dance and learn about Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico from experts.
Rating (4.9)
Program No. 20684RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
1,999
Special Offer
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Flights start at
FREE

At a Glance

Immerse yourself in one of the most fascinating areas in the United States as you join Road Scholars and local experts for a week exploring and learning in beautiful Northern New Mexico. Experience the best of the Southwest with in-depth presentations and field trips to an array of significant historical and cultural sites. Learn about Georgia O'Keeffe, explore world-renowned Museum Hill and observe a traditional Native American ceremonial dance.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to three miles daily over varied terrain. Standing for up to two hours at a time. Getting on/off motorcoach multiple times a day. Elevation of 7,000 feet for the entire program.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience treasures of Northern New Mexico on expert-led field trips to the village of Chimayó, Santa Fe School of Cooking and several world-class museums.
  • At a local Native American Pueblo, observe a traditional dance during the Tesuque Annual Feast Day.
  • Hear from local experts about the fascinating history and current archaeoastronomy findings at Chaco Culture National Historical Park and take a day trip to experience Chaco Canyon first hand.

General Notes

Max of 140 participants, divided into smaller groups for activities.
Featured Expert
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Lois Ellen Frank
Lois Ellen Frank, PhD, is a Santa Fe-based chef focused on Native American foods. She is also a Native American food historian, culinary anthropologist, photographer and James Beard Award-winning author. She is a featured instructor of the Southwest Indian Nations at the Santa Fe School of Cooking, and is chef and owner — along with Native Chef Walter Whitewater of the Diné Nation — of Red Mesa Cuisine.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Lois Ellen Frank
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Louie Hena
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Cisco Guevara
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Vannetta Perry
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Elena Junes
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Jerry Rightman
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