20684
New Mexico
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.
Rating (4.96)
Program No. 20684RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,099
Special Offer
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Flights start at
FREE

At a Glance

Join New Mexico's 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
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 ...

  • 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

Max of 150 participants, divided into 3-4 smaller groups for some activities. If you will be travelling with someone with whom you would like to be grouped, please indicate who your travelling companion(s) will be on your Participant Information Form as far in advance as possible.
Featured Expert
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Mark Utgaard
A resident of New Mexico for nearly 50 years, Mark Utgaard enjoys sharing New Mexico's wildly diverse culture and history. For 20 years, Mark and his wife owned a business importing and wholesaling traditional handcrafts from Colombia. Prior to that, he was an award-winning reporter, photographer and editor for newspapers and public radio. In his free time, Mark likes to play in their gardens, help plan their upcoming trips and is learning to play the button accordion.

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

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Mark Utgaard
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Daniel Gibson
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Kirt Kempter
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Elena Junes
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Adrienne Prince
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Jerry Rightman
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Marsha Drennon
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Ramson Lomatewama
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Louie Hena
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Cisco Guevara
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Lois Ellen Frank
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