Trips and Tours

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Tucson Holiday Girlfriend Getaway

December 10-11 – price is $299 pp/double, $375pp/single

Travel to Tucson and shop ‘til you drop at the Fourth Avenue Street Fair which brings together 400 plus arts and crafts booths, 35 plus food vendors, two stages of live entertainment, street musicians, food, jugglers and street performers. Then experience Winterhaven in Tucson, now in its 64th year, making it one of the longest running holiday lights festivals in the country. Ride the trolley through the magnificently decorated neighborhood. On the second day, visit Tubac for more shopping. Overnight, dinner and breakfast are included at Desert Diamond Casino.


Rose Bowl Parade Mini-Getaway – December 31–January 2 – Wait List

Rose Bowl Parade Grandparents Getaway – December 31–January 2

Rose Bowl Parade Volunteer Opportunity – December 31–January 2

Rose Bowl Parade Deluxe – December 30–January 3

Heard Museum and Pueblo Grand

January 9, 2017 – price is $99 per person

Visit two of the Valley’s premier Native American Museums. Dedicated to the sensitive and accurate portrayal of Native arts and cultures, the Heard combines the stories of American Indian people from a personal perspective with the beauty of art. Pueblo Grande Museum is located on a 1,500 year old archaeological site left by the Hohokam culture located just minutes from downtown Phoenix.

Steel Guitar Festival and MIM

January 12, 2017 – price is $99 per person

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) displays more than 6,000 instruments collected from around 200 of the world’s countries and territories. Most displays are enhanced by state-of-the-art audio and video technologies that allow guests to see the instruments, hear their sounds, and observe them being played in their original contexts. Then enjoy the Steel Guitar Festival featuring some of the best amateur and professional players in the country.

Road to California Quilt Show

January 19-21, 2017 – price is $375 pp/double, $499 pp/single

Travel to Ontario, CA for the Road to California Quilters Spectacular, a world-class show featuring an excellent variety of traditional quilts vs. art quilts, all inspired from the perspective of use of color, quilting design to overall composition.

Domingo DeGrazia and his Spanish Guitar Band

January 21, 2017 – price is $99 per person

At the 1929 historic restored Paramount Theatre. Domingo DeGrazia, son of famed artist Ted DeGrazia, blends Spanish guitar style with the passion and flair of Flamenco guitar technique. Lunch is included.

Parada del Sol

February 11, 2017 – price is $79 per person

Since its start in 1953, this parade has grown to be one of the world’s largest horse drawn parades and boasts more than 150 parade entries. Special seating is included for the parade. Afterwards visit the Trails End Celebration. Enjoy the live music, delicious food, and shop among the vendors.

Bisbee Chocolate and Wine

February 11-12, 2017 – price is $275 pp/double, $375 pp/single

Travel from the Valley to Bisbee, a free-spirited place with a thriving arts/music/hospitality scene, amid a remarkably well-preserved historical architectural setting. Enjoy chocolate tasting to benefit the Copper Queen Library. Also included is a tour of the Queen Mine and wine tasting in Sonoita.

CA Presidents and Heroes

February 18-21, 2017 – price is $575 pp/double, $775 pp/single

This President’s Day weekend, travel to southern California to celebrate the lives of America’s presidents and heroes. Tour the Reagan Library, the Nixon Library, and the George Patton Museum. Also meet four-legged American heroes at the Guide Dog of America facility. Learn how the loving partnership between dog and human develops.

Tubac Arts and Crafts Festival

February 12, 2017 – price is $79 per person

Every February, the Tubac Chamber of Commerce is proud to sponsor the Tubac Festival of the Arts. The major event of the year for Tubac showcases the work of many visiting artists.

Tucson Rodeo VIP Access

February 18-19, 2017 – price is $299 pp/double, $350 pp/single

Chicks and Chaps is a nonprofit organization that raises money for breast cancer programs, research and patients in local communities while teaching about the sport of rodeo. Enjoy a behind the scenes look at the Tucson Rodeo, including clinics with rodeo professionals, cowgirls and cowboys, behind-the-chutes tour, mimosa brunch and entertainment in the chick pit, reserved rodeo seating, and a tax-deductible donation to breast cancer research.

Yuma Lettuce Days

February 24-26, 2017 – price is $425 pp/double, $575 pp/single

Yuma, AZ is the world’s sunniest destination as well as the nation’s winter vegetable capital. The annual Lettuce Days “feastival” celebrates the area’s agricultural abundance. Also tour the University of Arizona’s Yuma Agricultural Center (YAC), a working research farm. There will also be time to shop ‘til you drop in Algodones before returning home.

San Diego Deluxe

February 24-27, 2017 – price is $695 pp/double, $875 pp/single

Upgrade your hotel and include an extra day along with the world famous San Diego Zoo. Your tour will include everything on the Value Tour (see above), plus an additional night accommodations and admission to the San Diego Zoo.