Getting on/off a motorcoach; standing up to 2 hours at the museums; walking up to a mile on paved but uneven terrain at 7,000' elevation.
We'll enjoy a buffet at the hotel, available from 6:00 a.m.; choices usually include cold cereals, oatmeal, bananas and raisins, fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, yogurt, hash browns, sausage, French toast, syrup, New Mexico-style red and green chile, and freshly brewed coffee, hot teas, fruit juice, and toast bar.
We'll board the motorcoach and travel northwest to Los Alamos, where we will stop first at the Bradbury Museum of Science and enjoy an expert-led exploration. The Bradbury Museum of Science has wonderful exhibits about the history of Los Alamos National Laboratory, its national security mission, and the broad range of science, engineering, and technology research programs including the Lab's focus on stockpile stewardship.
At the historic Fuller Lodge, we'll enjoy boxed lunches featuring sandwiches or wraps; vegetarian option available.
Following lunch, we will visit the Los Alamos History Museum and take an expert-led walk around Bathtub Row. The Los Alamos History Museum is dedicated to preserving, protecting, and interpreting the history of Los Alamos. Housed in the Guest Cottage of the Los Alamos Ranch School, the Museum has award-winning exhibits on the area's geology and anthropology, as well as the Manhattan Project. Bathtub Row is a historic district where homes of some of the project's scientists were located. We will then depart for Santa Fe with a stop for dinner en route.
We’ll enjoy a plated meal at a local restaurant including a choice of main course, plus coffee, tea, water; additional beverages available for purchase.