Wednesday Excursion Information

 

Date: Wednesday, July 30

 

Updated schedule as below: 

Bandelier tour: 

1:15pm Loading/get boxed lunch 

1:30pm leave Santa Fe 

2:30pm Arrive Bandelier 

4:30PM Leave Bandelier park

5:30pm Arrive Chimayo 

8:45pm leave Chimayo 

9:30pm Arrive La Fonda 

Museum Hill and canyon road tour: 

1:15pm Loading/get boxed lunch

1:30pm head to Museum Hill 

3:30pm drive to the top of Canyon Road

4:30pm drive back to La Fonda. 

4:45pm arrive La Fonda. Guests don't go for Wed. dinner will be dropped off here and guests who were not in any of the excursion group will hop on and drive to Chimayo for dinner 

5:30pm arrive at chimayo and join in the big group

8:45pm leave Chimayo 

9:30pm Arrive La Fonda

 

Option A: Bandelier National Monument Tour 

*Transportation, guides, park entrance fees, bottled water on board and gratuities will be paid for all conference registrants who reserved their seats. If you are planning to bring any guets, it is $55/seat and please reserve seats and make payment via online regsitration form

Bandelier National Monument protects over 33,000 acres of rugged but beautiful canyon and mesa country as well as evidence of a human presence here going back over 11,000 years.  Petroglyphs, dwellings carved into the soft rock cliffs, and standing masonry walls pay tribute to the early days of a culture that still survives in the surrounding communities. More information can be found here.

Please note that Bandelier National Monument tour requires a short hike and during warm summer time it could be more challenging than you think. Be prepared to dress comfortable, bring water and wear sunblock. 

Option B: Museum Hill and Canyon Road Gallery Tour

*Transportation, guide, bottled water on board and gratuities are covered for all conference registrants who reserved their seats. If you are planning to bring any guets, it is $55/seat and please reserve seats and make payment via online regsitration form.

**Extra costs: Participants are responsible for purchasing their own museum passes.

Canyon Road Art Galleries 

Santa Fe's premier gallery district, Canyon Road is located just a mile from  the plaza . Featuring more than a hundred art galleries in a mile-long stretch. Works by Native American artists, as well as contemporary Santa Fe craftspeople offer everything from paintings and sculpture to jewelry, crafts, furniture, glasswork, photography, and fiber arts. For more information, visit www.canyonroadarts.com.

Museum Hill

Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico offers a central destination for exploring some of the city's finest museums and some of the world's greatest collections of Native American art and artifacts. The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, and the Museum of International Folk Art are the major institutions located on Santa Fe's Museum Hill. More information can be found here

 

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