Travel With The BCCC Foundation To Canyon Country USA! | Eastern North Carolina Now | The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is sponsoring a nine-day trip to Arizona and Utah that will include visits to some of the most scenic areas of the southwestern United States.

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    The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is sponsoring a nine-day trip to Arizona and Utah that will include visits to some of the most scenic areas of the southwestern United States.

    The fully-escorted tour, Canyon Country, is scheduled for Oct. 10 to 18, 2015 and is offered by Collette through New Trends in Travel. It is co-sponsored by the Washington/Beaufort County Chamber of Commerce.

    A special presentation about the trip is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, March 16, in the Multi-Purpose Room of Building 10 on the BCCC campus. Those interested in attending the presentation are asked to reserve a place by contacting the Chamber office at 252-946-9168 or by email at

    The cost of the trip is $3,159 per person based on double occupancy at hotels in Scottsdale, Grand Canyon National Park, Page, Ariz., Zion National Park and Las Vegas, seven breakfasts and five dinners during the trip, round-trip airfare from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, air taxes and fees and hotel transfers. Transportation to the airport in Raleigh is available for an additional charge of $60.

    A deposit of $250 per person is required at the time of registration. The final payment will be due by Aug. 11, 2015.

    The recommended cancellation waiver and insurance is an additional $205 per person. With the insurance, travelers may cancel for any reason up until the day of departure.

    The itinerary includes a flight from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Scottsdale, Ariz., a visit to stunning Sedona, the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, Lake Powell and Zion National Park. The trip will end in Las Vegas where travelers will spend two nights at the famous Paris Hotel

    Travelers will also have the chance to visit Monument Valley, the iconic symbol of the American West and the sacred heart of the Navajo Nation. Made famous by Director John Ford in the movie, Stagecoach, and many other movies, Monument Valley showcases years of nature's erosive power with distinctive rock formations unlike anywhere else in the world.

    Optional trip experiences available for additional charges include a tour of the Grand Canyon by airplane, a cruise along Saguaro Lake, a jeep tour through Sedona and an evening tour of Las Vegas, among others.

    For a complete itinerary or a tour brochure contact Marcia Norwood, interim director, BCCC Foundation, at 252-940-6218 or by email at The trip deposit may be made by credit card to Donna Burgin, New Trends in Travel, at 252-945-7403 or 252-975-1304 or by email at

    Beaufort County Community College is a public comprehensive community college committed to accessible and affordable quality education, effective teaching, relevant training, and lifelong learning opportunities for the people served by the College.
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