Dates

March 8 to 13, 2020

Starting Price

$3,095, air included; singles $3,845

Deposit per Person

$300

6 Days
Land
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Trip Highlights

Relax on this one-hotel program featuring the Red Rock Country of Sedona, Arizona. Stay five nights at a first-class Sedona property with many included sights and ample free time to enjoy the great weather and beautiful surroundings. Travel to Williams and board the Grand Canyon Railway for a nostalgic trip to view the Grand Canyon which Theodore Roosevelt said “is the one great sight which every American should see.” The Sedona area will be highlighted by a Trolley Tour featuring the Chapel of the Holy Cross, Airport Mesa, Bell Rock, and Uptown Sedona. A highlight of the trip will be the four hour Verde Canyon Railroad taking you through unspoiled wilderness along the Verde River. Visit the ruins of Montezuma Castle and Jerome, formerly a bustling mining town. The trip concludes with a fun Chuckwagon Supper & Stage Show before heading home with lots of great memories of trains and amazing scenery from Sedona and the Grand Canyon!

Shared departure: this departure is shared with other universities.

Itinerary

Day 1

Phoenix

Sedona Arrive at the Phoenix Airport and meet your Tour Director. Board a deluxe motorcoach and travel north to beautiful Sedona. This upscale resort, retirement and artist community is set amongst the red-hued rocks of Oak Creek Canyon. Your home for the next five nights is a picturesque property in the Sedona area. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with fellow travelers. Meal – (D) Overnight: Sedona

Day 2

Sedona

Start a great day with a Sedona Trolley Tour featuring the Chapel of the Holy Cross and Airport Mesa for spectacular views of the Sedona area. The trolley guide will give you insight into the various rock formations, indigenous vegetation and history of this remarkable area. Later visit Uptown Sedona and the Spanish-Mexican Village of Tlaquepaque to explore these wonderful areas full of art galleries shopping opportunities and restaurants. Maybe take an optional Guided Jeep Tour into the Sedona back country. This evening enjoy Sedona at your own pace. Meal – (B) Overnight: Sedona

Full Itinerary
Your Journey
Meet Your Trip Host

Allen Samuels

Allen Samuels spent 34 years at The University of Michigan as Professor and Dean (1993-1999) of The Stamps School of Art and Design. For over 50 years he also worked as an Industrial Designer creating concepts and product designs for over thirty corporations. His work has earned a number of national and international awards to include a National Endowment for the Arts Grant and a Reddot International Design Award. Upon retiring from the university in 2008 he now designs products that deal with aging, poverty, disasters and the disabled.

In addition to his design work and teaching he has interests in Archaeology and how our human history of designing has contributed to our progress as humans as we create cultures that serve our needs. He has taken part in a number of archaeological excavations in Michigan and in the American Southwest. Although a novice, he has worked to understand how first peoples came to invent processes and images, objects and spaces that served them as they lived their daily lives.

By participating in an Alumni Association of University of Michigan travel trip, you have stated that the Alumni Association has the exclusive right to use video and other visual/audio portrayals of You or Your likeness taken during Your trip in any medium of any nature whatsoever for any purpose, including advertising or promoting the services of the trip without any compensation being paid to You. Any such portrayal or likeness shall be the exclusive property of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan.

Dates

March 8 to 13, 2020

Starting Price

$3,095, air included; singles $3,845

Deposit per Person

$300

6 Days
Land
Premier World Discovery
Learn about Travel Insurance

Questions?

Call Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064