Expedition Dates: May 28 - June 13 , 2024

Cost: $3895

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Ages: Worldwide youth ages 15-19

Trip Pace: Fast

Physical Activity: Moderate

Included Excursions: All major Church Sites, Major League Baseball game (subject to MLB schedule), sailboat in Chicago, amusement park, Broadway play, tall building, Central Park bike rentals, Speedboat to Lady Liberty, Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls, and a whole lot more!

Itinerary

May 28: Depart Heber City, Utah - Martin's Cove Trek
May 29: Nebraska
May 30: Winter Quarters, Mormon Pioneer Cemetery, Independence Visitors Center, Community of Christ Temple, Liberty Jail, Far West
May 31: Adam-ondi-Ahman, Nauvoo, Baptisms in Nauvoo Temple
June 1:  Nauvoo, Carthage, Chicago
June 2: Church, Chicago
June 3: Cedar Point Amusement Park
June 4: Kirtland Visitor Center, Newel K. Whitney Store, Kirtland Temple
June 5: Johnson Farm, Pittsburgh, Washington DC
June 6: Washington DC: Arlington Cemetery, Iwo Jima, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Smithsonian Museums, White House, D.C. Temple Visitor Center
June 7: Philadelphia: Rocky Stairs, Liberty Bell, US Mint, Reading Terminal Market, Philly Cheese Steaks
June 8: NYC: Statue of Liberty, 9/11, Times Square, Broadway Play, Central Park, Tall Building
June 9:  Church at NYC Temple Chapel, Central Park, Boston
June 10: Boston: Freedom Trail, boat excursion, and beach
June 11: Birthplace of the Prophet Joseph, Priesthood Restoration Site
June 12: Peter Whitmer Farm, Palmyra, Hill Cumorah, Baptisms in Palmyra Temple, Sacred Grove
June 13: Niagara Falls, BUF-SLC Flight (included)

Leader
Justin Bowen

About Justin: Even though Justin dreamed of being a sheep herder in New Zealand when he grew up, he is a photographer by trade and has led hundreds of youth across the globe with National Geographic for nearly 10 years and 12 years with youth who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Illuminate Youth Trips. He has worked with the industry greats including Canon, National Geographic, Spin Magazine, and has photographed many stars including Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, Michael Jordan, and Paul McCartney. He is oddly obsessed with everything penguin, won’t eat vegetables to save his life, has an affinity for swimming in arctic waters next to his favorite natural wonder that are icebergs. He is a wizard at creating once in a lifetime itineraries and often works his best magic with the help of a few hundred Instagram searches at 2am. Justin’s the guy who woke up one morning and realized that he had visited all seven continents in the span of eight months without consciously trying.  Justin is the co-founder of a non-profit organization, ROAM Humanitarian (https://roamhumanitarian.org/), giving adults and families meaningful humanitarian experiences around the world. Justin’s passion for the world, the youth, and life in general is contagious and captivating.  Justin met his wife Lindsay when he was 14 years old and after over 20 years of marriage still has any adventure with her and their four incredible children at the top of his bucketlist. Justin’s world goes round from Heber Valley, Utah which is remarkably beautiful enough to get this wanderer to plant roots and call Utah home.