Santa Fe
Great American Get-Together in Santa Fe
Immerse yourself in culture and camaraderie as you explore National Parks, visit unique museums, attend a Pueblo dance and learn about Santa Fe from local experts.
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Program No. 20684RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Join the most popular Road Scholar instructors for a week of fellowship, learning and fun in one of the most beautiful corners of the United States — Santa Fe, New Mexico. We’ve planned an amazing array of in-depth lectures, field trips and activities. Areas of study will cover the region’s history, art, culture and natural wonders. There is something for everyone, as you make new friends and experience the best of Santa Fe!
Activity Level
Walking up to three miles daily over varied terrain. Standing for up to two hour's at a time. Getting on/off bus multiple times a day. Elevations of 7,500 feet for the entire program.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Immerse yourself in the stories and culture of the region’s many communities, studying Native American and Hispanic influences.
  • Experience firsthand the treasures of New Mexico on expert-led field trips to archaeological and historical sites Native American Pueblos and museums.
  • Stay in luxurious lodgings right in the heart of Santa Fe’s historic district.

General Notes

Program may be 150 participants, but group divided into smaller groups for most activities. Take the November program back-to-back with the San Antonio Get-Together (#21173) and save when you enroll in "Great American Get-Togethers: San Antonio and Santa Fe" (#22488). If you will be travelling with someone with whom you would like to be grouped, please indicate who your travelling companions will be on your Participant Information Form as far in advance as possible.
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Kirt Kempter
Kirt Kempter received his Ph.D. in geology from the University of Texas at Austin and has visited and studied plate tectonics and related volcanism around the world, including Iceland, Costa Rica, Mexico, and South America. A Fulbright Fellow, Kirt now works for the U.S. Geological Survey as a field geologist, studying the volcanic history of the Jemez Mountains in northern New Mexico.
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