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Each Day's Itinerary

Wed. Sept 25th  

  • Leave Coronado Historic site at 7:00 a

  • Arrive at the Aztec Ruins by 10:00 am

  • Ranger guided tours in the Grand Kiva and open site visitation

  • Lunch in Farmington (*On your own)

  • Afternoon visit to the Salmon Ruins

  • Dinner in Farmington (*On your own)

  • Overnight stay in Farmington at a comfortable hotel (work out center, indoor pool, elevators, breakfast included)

Thurs. Sept 26th  

  • Leave Farmington after breakfast (8:30)

  • Drive to the entrance of Mesa Verde

  • Visit the museum

  • Tour the park with a guide

  • Boxed picnic lunch (provided)

  • Hike to some ruins and overlooks with guide

  • Some people may opt for the strenuous ranger guided tours of various ruins, all involving ladders and rough trails.

  • Drive to Cortez, check into hotel (indoor pool, work out center, elevators, breakfast included)

  • Dinner (*On your own)

  • 7:30 Special talk by Jon Ghahate, our host for Crow Canyon

Fri. Sept 27th

  • After Breakfast (8:30-9:00) drive to Crow Canyon

  • Explore, hike, presentations, and lunch provided by the site

  • 2:00 pm Board the bus and drive back with at least one stop along the way

  • 6:00 pm arrive a t Coronado Historic Site

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Cost and Payment Options

Signing up for this trip entitles you to a one-year membership in the Friends of

Coronado & Jemez Historic Sites. If you are already a member, you will receive a year extension to your membership.

Cost for double-occupancy rooms, per person: $600 and per couple: $1200

Cost for a double-occupancy room, single occupant: $740

To register and pay in person, you can stop at either the Sun Father's Gift Shop at Coronado or Towa Gifts, our gift shop at Jemez. There, you can fill out the registration form and pay by Credit Card, check or cash. If you chose to pay with cash or check, the Friends will save the Credit Card charges, and we thank you for picking that option!

To register and pay online: use  the link below to pay with your Credit Card or PayPal.

When your registration and payment have been received, further details concerning your

itinerary and your trip will be sent to the email address you provided. 

For questions or concerns, email

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