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Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson

Sponsored Tours

UUCT sponsors occasional trips for UUs and like-minded people in a structured tour setting.  The cost is kept low and a portion of the fees are donated to UUCT (which are tax deductible).

Oct 14: Come on the UUtah Tuur

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June 3: On Oct. 14  the UUtah Tuur will leave from UUCT and you can still be in the group!  Only 4-8 spaces are still available depending on whether you want a double or private room.  So that you will not miss out on this fun trip, download a reservation form from www.uuctucson.org or pick up one in the church office.  Mail it to the church office with your check for $700 right away to reserve your place.  Final payment will be due Sep. 1.  Julia Mehrer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and Carolyn Saunders, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., tour leaders, are out of town, but can be reached by email if you have questions. The complete itinerary is also available online.  

UUtah Tuur Leaving on October 14, 2019

Calling all UUCT wanderers: registration is underway for another UUCT tuur, this time to Northern Arizona and Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks in Utah.

Highlights of the seven day trip include Arcosanti, on Day 1 with the first night spent in Flagstaff. Arcosanti is “an experimental micro-city seeking the radical reorganization of the built environment by integrating Architecture and Ecology,” designed by the Italian-American architect, Paolo Soleri.

The next day is spent traveling through northern Arizona and southern Utah stopping at various sights along the way including Navajo Bridge. This historic bridge, and its companion New Bridge located downstream from the original, represent one of only seven land crossings of the Colorado River for 750 miles (1207 km).

Day 3 will be spent in Zion National Park where you can choose between magnificent hiking trails where ancient native people and pioneers walked, or just take the shuttle to scenic viewpoints of massive sandstone cliffs of cream, pink, and red that soar into a brilliant blue sky.

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Boarding the shuttle at the Visitors’ Center

Days 4 and 5 will be spent at Bryce Canyon National Park where you’ll see red rocks, pink cliffs, and endless vistas. Hoodoos (irregular columns of rock) exist on every continent, but the largest concentration found anywhere on Earth is at Bryce. Tinted with colors too numerous and subtle to name, these whimsically arranged rocks create a wondrous landscape of mazes, offering some of the most exciting and memorable walks and hikes imaginable.

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Bryce Amphitheater and hoodoos with covering of snow

Visit the websites for both Zion (https://www.nps.gov/zion/index.htm) and Bryce (https://www.nps.gov/brca/index.htm) to view more amazing photos of the parks.

On Day 6 we travel to Page, AZ, where you have the option of visiting world-famous Antelope Canyon, or the John Wesley Powell Museum. The final day we will visit the Glen Canyon Dam and Visitor Center, stop for lunch at the Cameron Trading Post and travel on to Tucson arriving in the late afternoon or early evening.

This fabulous trip is available for only $956 per person for a double room or $1286 for a private room. This includes transportation, hotels, 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and some admissions. You are asked to bring your National Parks pass if you have one. The price of the trip will also include a tax-deductible donation to UUCT.

You can sign up for the trip in Goddard Hall on Sundays, or find the complete itinerary and registration form on the UUCT website and mail in your registration and $200 deposit to the church office. If you have questions or would like additional information contact Julia Mehrer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Carolyn Saunders, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There are only 32 spaces available, and some are already spoken for. So sign up soon for this exciting adventure!

Oct 14: UUtah Tuur Sign Up

Arcosanti, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Antelope Canyon--just a few of the exciting places you'll visit on another great UUCT-sponsored tour on October 14-20. Registration is now underway for one of the most reasonably priced tours to this area of northern Arizona and southern Utah that can be found anywhere.  You can sign up for the trip in Goddard Hall on Sundays, or find the complete itinerary and registration form on the UUCT website and mail in your registration and $200 deposit to the church office.  For more information, contact Julia Mehrer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Carolyn Saunders, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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