Trips and Tours

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Strawberry & Payson Picnic

Please note itinerary change due to closures.

October 9, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Travel to Strawberry and visit the Fossil Creek Llama Ranch (home of the Fossil Creek Creamery) followed by a tour of the old schoolhouse, the oldest schoolhouse in Arizona. Then continue to Payson for a picnic lunch complete with local wine from Trident Winery. Tour Zane Grey’s cabin before returning to the Valley.

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

October 10-13, 2017

Price: $850 pp/double; $1050 pp/single

Every October, the New Mexico skies are painted as hundreds of balloons lift off from Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta Park. Nothing rivals the power of mass ascension on a crisp, early morning as these graceful giants leave the ground to take their place in the cerulean desert sky.

A Day in the Life of the Navajo

October 24-29, 2017

Price: $995 pp/double; $1350 pp/single

Tour up-close-and-personal five Natural Treasures on or surrounding the Navajo Nation, including Monument Valley, Canyon de Chelly, Antelope Canyon, the Grand Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. But more importantly, get to know the tribal members as they share their history and culture with you. You will have a Navajo guide onboard the coach. Also, lunch and program with the students of the St. Michael Indian School in Window Rock included. For more than a century, this school which was founded by Saint Katharine Drexel has provided Navajo students with a quality education.


November 9, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Travel to Sedona, home to over 300 artists who draw from the quiet, colorful and spectacular physical environment. The red rocks, drifting clouds, towering pinnacles and sheer canyon walls lend incredible beauty to this area. Shop in the many shops and galleries. Lunch is included.

Mystery Tour

November 15, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Back by popular demand! We’ll travel down the road a bit and stop somewhere you wouldn’t want to miss. Next – our lunch stop – then more surprises!

Free Spirit Birthday Bash – 21 Years

November 17, 2017

Price: $75 per person

Come meet the Free Spirit staff and help celebrate their 21st Birthday! Transportation and a dinner show featuring Free Spirit favorite Rich Vickers are included. You won’t want to miss the fun!

Thanksgiving in San Diego

November 21-24, 2017

Price: $950 pp/double; $1275 pp/single

Enjoy the sites of San Diego at a leisurely pace. Not to worry about your holiday meal; we have that covered as you cruise the bay and have a scrumptious meal. Come join us for a stress-free couple of days! Includes roundtrip airfare, three nights’ accommodations at the Embassy Suites in the heart of downtown San Diego, delicious Thanksgiving dinner aboard the Hornblower Yacht, admission to the USS Midway and many extras.

Desert Botanical Gardens and Mill Ave. Fair

December 1, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Shop for those one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts at the Tempe Festival of the Arts, one of the Top 100 Classic and Contemporary Craft Shows in the nation. Then enjoy a magical night as the Desert Botanical Gardens come to life with the soft glow from more than 8,000 hand-lit luminaria bags, thousands of white twinkle lights and the vibrant sounds and sights of live entertainment throughout. The Mormon Temple Light Display is also included.

Prescott Christmas Parade and Lunch

December 2, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Travel to “Arizona’s Christmas City,” Prescott, and watch a legendary parade complete with floats and marching bands. Seating for the parade and lunch are included.

Northern Arizona Holiday Getaway

December 2-4, 2017

Price: $395 pp/double; $525 pp/single

This holiday begins with seating at the Prescott Christmas Parade, followed by entertainment and the lighting of the Historic Square. The second evening features the lights at Red Rock Fantasy and Little America in Flagstaff.

Sedona Red Rock Fantasy

December 3, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Sedona is bringing back the time-honored holiday tradition, and millions of lights will adorn the grounds of Tlaquepaque. The Gingerbread Village in Prescott is also included before arriving in Sedona.

Algodones Holiday Shopping

December 5, 2017

Price: $79 per person

Travel south of the border to Algodones for shopping, discount prescriptions, glasses, leather goods, art work and other goods and services.

Winterhaven and 4th Avenue Holiday Fair

December 9, 2017

Price: $99 per person

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. Also shop ‘til you drop at the 4th Avenue Holiday Street Fair which brings together 400+ arts and crafts booths, 35+ food vendors, two stages of live entertainment, street musicians, food, jugglers and street performers.

Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade and Dinner

December 9, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Light up the night and be dazzled at the Valley’s most unique holiday event — the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade Presented by SRP at Tempe Town Lake. The Boat Parade will feature as many as 50 festively-lighted boats of all sizes. A fireworks finale will conclude the night. Dinner is included.

Zoo Lights, Dinner, Mormon Temple

December 11, 2017

Price: $99 per person

The magical, colorful sights and sounds of The Phoenix Zoo’s holiday light spectacular will make your season sparkle! An early dinner at Organ Stop Pizza and a stop at the Mormon Temple Light Display are also included.

Christmas Dinner and Party on Wheels

December 14, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Enjoy a delicious dinner at ???? and then go “Dashing through the Desert” while viewing some of the best light displays in the Valley, including the Mormon Temple and neighborhoods which have won national awards for their displays.

Besh Ba Gowah Annual Festival of Lights

December 17, 2017

Price: $99 per person

There are over 2200 glowing luminaries placed along the ruin walls lighting the way to celebrate the magic of the season. The festival will offer cultural entertainment. Dinner is also included.

Christmas in Nashville

December 22-26, 2017

Price: $1899 pp/double; $2230 pp/single

Come join us for a spectacular Christmas in Nashville. You will be staying at the Opryland Hotel which is an attraction all to itself during the holidays. Christmas shows are included for your enjoyment and plenty of time to see the sights!

Rose Bowl Parade Mini-Getaway

December 31, 2017 – January 2, 2018

Price: $595 pp/double; $725 pp/single

The “Parade of all Parades” will be making its way down Colorado Boulevard in grand style on New Year’s Day, and you’ll have great seats along the parade route for up-close viewing. It’s a sensory event you won’t want to miss. See the giant floral floats. Smell the aroma of the millions of roses and other flowers and hear the marching bands fill the air with robust sounds.

Rose Bowl Parade Four-Day Getaway (includes Volunteer Opportunity)

December 30, 2017 – January 2, 2018

Price: $750 pp/double; $995 pp/single

The “Parade of all Parades” will be making its way down Colorado Boulevard in grand style on New Year’s Day, and you’ll have great seats along the parade route for up-close viewing. See the giant floral floats. Smell the aroma of the millions of roses and other flowers and hear the marching bands.

Middle of Winter Cruise Escape to Baja, MX

January 28 – February 1, 2018

Price: $595 pp/double (inside); $650 pp/double (outside)

Board the motorcoach and travel from the Phoenix area to Long Beach and board the Carnival Imagination. Spend four days cruising the Mexican Baja – so close, yet so deliciously far. Experience a whole enchilada’s worth of rich culture and fun on a cruise to Mexico. Ports include Catalina Island and Ensenada Mexico.