Custom Programs

  • Design your dream trip!
    Design your dream trip!
  • Choose destinations that suit your interests
    Choose destinations that suit your interests
  • Enjoy behind-the-scenes access
    Enjoy behind-the-scenes access
  • Travel with Crow Canyon
    Travel with Crow Canyon

Design your dream trip!

Our explorations coordinators will work with you to create a customized itinerary. Choose destinations, activities, and a trip length that suit your individual and group interests:

  • Four Corners destinations (Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico)
  • Special access to archaeological sites on public, private, and tribal land
  • Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and other activities
  • Museum tours, including behind-the-scenes curation tours
  • Trading post tours and artist studio visits

 We can design custom programs for

  • family and friends
  • alumni associations
  • other organizations and clubs

Spark your curiosity! Browse the sample trips below.


"I have always found Crow Canyon trips to be organized and have a commitment to attention to the details!!"
 Beth, 2017

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Contact Us

For more information about Cultural Explorations custom programs, please contact one of our sales and enrollment specialists:

   800.422.8975, ext. 457
M–F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mountain Time)


Archaeology Day Seminar

archaeological excavation at Crow Canyon

Tour a current archaeological excavation site, as well as Crow Canyon's lab and curation room. Through hands-on activities, explore the science of archaeology and the history and culture of the ancestral Pueblo Indians. Includes lunch at Crow Canyon's lodge.


The Ancient Pueblo World

Mesa Verde

Tour the best-known archaeological sites of southwestern Colorado and northern New Mexico, including Mesa Verde and Chaco Canyon. An introduction to ancestral Pueblo Indian (Anasazi) history and culture, designed for travelers who are new to the Four Corners area. Includes easy to moderate hikes.


Trading Posts of the Southwest

Gallup New Mexico landscape

Journey through the majestic landscapes of New Mexico and Arizona as you visit historic trading posts. Discover the best of Southwest Indian art, and meet some of today's most recognized Navajo and Pueblo weavers, jewelers, and sculptors.


Backcountry Archaeology: Southern Utah

southern Utah

In Utah's canyon country, go off the beaten path with our archaeologists and American Indian scholars. As you hike to backcountry sites, you'll learn about ancient cultures such as the ancestral Pueblo Indians. Choose from destinations such as Comb Ridge, Cedar Mesa, the San Rafael Swell, or Grand Staircase-Escalante.

Family Archaeology Week

Crow Canyon

Explore cliff dwellings and spend time excavating with Crow Canyon archaeologists at a real archaeological site. Includes age-appropriate, hands-on learning activities. Program based at Crow Canyon's campus in Cortez, Colorado.



Crow Canyon

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center offers several types of accommodations on its 170-acre campus.

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