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.
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Program No. 20684RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
1,999
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 smaller groups for 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 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 more than 40 years, Mark Utgaard enjoys sharing his love for the state’s culture and history with others. He is a former journalist and editor, and for 20 years, owned an importing business that offered traditional and contemporary handcrafts from Colombia for wholesale in North America, Asia and the Caribbean. During the 1960s and 1970s, Mark traveled to Europe several times as a member of youth orchestras, and later worked as a travel manager for other youth choirs and orchestras journeying to Europe. He has been a Road Scholar group leader and instructor for six years. In his free time, Mark likes to make furniture from old wood and he 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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Louie Hena
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Cisco Guevara
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Elena Junes
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Jerry Rightman
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Daniel Gibson
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Marsha Drennon
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