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Tuesday – Road Trip: American West!

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Tuesday – Road Trip: American West!

1/4, 1/11 & 1/18
3:15 PM/CH

Hosted by: Professor Judy Okun

1/4: Road Trip: American West!  Grab your map and compass as we explore the magnificent American West on this 3,000 mile-plus expedition to deserts, mountains, plateaus, boreal forests, and tundra. Visit open vistas, stunning scenery, amazing national parks and discuss the people, places, science and history which make this such an iconic part of the United States. On the first leg of our journey, we will arrive in Salt Lake City and explore the Wasatch Range, Bonneville Salt Flats, and head to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

1/11: Road Trip: American West!  Grab your map and compass as we explore the magnificent American West on this 3,000 mile-plus expedition to deserts, mountains, plateaus, and tundra. Visit open vistas, stunning scenery, amazing national parks and discuss the people, places, science and history which make this such an iconic part of the United States. On this leg of our journey, we will explore the fabulous Pacific Northwest with stops at Mount Saint Helens, coastal Oregon, Crater Lake National Park, the Cascade Mountains, and will examine the Lewis and Clark expedition.

1/18: Road Trip: American West!  Grab your map and parka as we explore the magnificent American West on this 3,000 mile-plus expedition to deserts, mountains, plateaus, boreal forests, and tundra. Visit open vistas, stunning scenery, amazing national parks and discuss the people, places, science and history which make this such an iconic part of the United States. On this part of the journey, we will travel the Alaska Highway to Whitehorse, Yukon and journey northward to the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush in Dawson City and then explore Denali, Anchorage, Valdez and the high Arctic along the Dalton Highway.