Rocky Mountain Grandparent Adventure and Hot-Air Ballooning in Park City
See your grandchild achieve new heights on a high-flying adventure in the Rockies, where you’ll soar in a hot-air balloon, learn about mountain geology and ride a historic train.
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Program No. 9926RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Discover the beauty and grandeur of the Rocky Mountains with your grandchild as you go adventuring through its marvelous land formations on foot, alpine slide, zip line and hot-air balloon. Gain an intimate knowledge of the region where erosion and fault activity have exposed the most valuable silver lode pocket in America. Watch Olympic athletes train and get a VIP look behind-the-scenes of Utah Olympic Park.
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Hiking 2-4 miles often on rugged and steep terrain. Rafting is a mild float trip on Provo River. Elevations of 6,000-10,000 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience the Rocky Mountain terrain as you’ve never seen it before in a thrilling hot-air balloon ride.
  • Take an exploratory journey through a glacier carved canyon via historic train and river raft float.
  • Embark on an expert-led excursion through the awe-inspiring Timpanogos Cave National Monument in the Wasatch Mountains.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 8-12 or 12-16, depending on the date. For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out program #4760!
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Kathleen Pribyl
Kathleen has been developing and leading Road Scholar programs since 2003. She focuses on developing quality programs and through her leadership experience has learned what makes Road Scholar programs a true experience of a lifetime! She loves traveling throughout the country and world to experience new opportunities for learning and adventure. Throughout her college years, Kathleen traveled and toured around the country as a member of a ballroom dance team. She enjoys spending time with her family camping and exploring the fascinating landscape Utah has to offer.
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