Trips and Tours

For more information or reservations please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or [email protected].

Payson Picnic, Wine and Fall Colors

October 15; price is $99 per person

Travel to Payson and enjoy a picnic lunch at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park followed by wine tasting at Trident Winery. Tucked away in a tiny valley surrounded by a forest of pine trees, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The bridge stands 183 feet high over a 400-foot long tunnel that measures 150 feet at its widest point. Trident Winery makes many very different wines using more than just grapes and no preservatives. Some of the flavors are chocolate strawberry, apple pie, prickly pear, hibiscus, raspberry merlot, and more.

Taliesin West and Western Spirit Museum

October 28; price is $99 per person

Taliesin, the most personal of Wright’s masterpieces, was built over 48 years, and he never stopped adding to it or changing it until he died. Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West boldly immerses its guests in the unique story of the American West.

Thanksgiving in San Diego

November 22-25; price is $899 pp/double, $1175 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 2; price is $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 3; price is $99 per person

Travel to Arizona’s Christmas City, Prescott, and watch a legendary parade complete with floats, marching bands, and tap-dancing toddlers. Lunch is included.

Dickens Festival and It’s a Wonderful Life

December 6-8; price is $375 pp/double, $450 pp/single

Highlights of this holiday favorite include the Dickens Festival and an evening performance of It’s a Wonderful Life in St. George, UT. The 1946 film, It’s a Wonderful Life, has touched hearts for decades and will be gracing the stage of Brigham’s Playhouse as a hit musical. The Dickens Festival is a unique entertainment and shopping experience. Olde English shops, hundreds of period costumes, fortune tellers, orphans, royalty, and the “real” Father Christmas all combine to offer our guests a Christmas experience like no other.

Zoo Lights, Dinner, Mormon Temple

December 9; price is $99 per person

The magical, colorful sights and sounds of The Phoenix Zoo’s holiday light spectacular will make your season sparkle! More than 3.8 million lights glow in a total of 700 sparkling displays. An early dinner at Organ Stop Pizza and a stop at the Mormon Temple Light Display are also included.

Tucson Holiday Girlfriend Getaway

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

Travel to Tucson and shop ‘til you drop at the 4th 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. All-in all, it’ll be a great time to get away with your girlfriends for the holidays!

Spotlight on New York City Holiday

December 12-16; price is $3129 pp/double, $4229 pp/single

Your New York City getaway is filled with shopping, sightseeing, endless entertainment and holiday cheer. Take a cruise to the Statue of Liberty, venture out to Times Square and watch the Christmas Spectacular Rockettes.

Christmas in Nashville

December 22-26; price is $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 of Music City!


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

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

Boats and Floats Rose Bowl Parade and Cruise – December 30–January 6