Trips and Tours

Arizona Fall Foliage

October 9, 2015; $99 per person

When considering a fall foliage destination, Arizona does not usually come to mind. However, for those with a day to spare and an adventurous spirit, Arizona’s fall foliage is waiting to be discovered. Spectacular scenery is revealed around every curve as living folios of turning leaves blanket the mountainside in a patchwork quilt on this Blazing Color Country Getaway. Travel the back roads through the first territorial capital of Arizona, Prescott, and the Red Rocks of Sedona.

Verde Canyon Railroad

October 23, 2015; $125 per person (coach); $175 per person (first class)

Board the Verde Canyon Railroad for a four hour diesel train journey to places only accessible by rail. See crimson cliffs, eagle nests, white water rapids and abandoned gold mines.

Need for Speed – Penske Museum and Turf Paradise

November 9, 2015; $99 per person

The Penske Racing Museum showcases an amazing collection of cars, trophies and memorabilia chronicling the career of one of the most successful dynasties in all of sports.

Then enjoy thoroughbred racing at its finest at Turf Paradise; includes lunch.

Hooray for Hollywood

November 17 through 20, 2015; $650 per person/double; $875 per person/single

This nostalgic and entertaining getaway will feature famous and vintage Hollywood Theaters and Cinemas such the Dolby where the Academy Awards are held and the Egyptian Theatre. Also included are a Warner Brothers Studio tour and the Hollywood History Museum.

Thanksgiving in San Diego

November 24 through 27, 2015; $875 per person/double; $1110 per person/single

What better way to enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday than spend it by the Pacific Ocean in San Diego! Enjoy the sites of the city 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.

Dickens Festival and It’s a Wonderful Life

December 2 through 4, 2015; $375 per person/double; $450 per person/single

Highlights of this holiday favorite include the Dickens Festival and an evening performance of It’s a Wonderful Life in St. George, Utah. The 1946 film, It’s a Wonderful Life, which has touched hearts for decades 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.

Smoky Mountain Christmas – From Asheville to Nashville

December 3-9, 2015; $2195 per person/double; $2550 per person/single; includes air to Asheville and return from Nashville

Image an old fashioned Christmas with warm hearths, candles aglow, holly wreaths, sparkling evergreens and music everywhere! This tour features the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, holiday shows in Pigeon Forge, the beautiful Smoky Mountains and the Grand Ole Opry, Country Christmas and the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Prescott Day Christmas Parade

December 5, 2015; $79 per person

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

Phoenix Zoo, Dinner and Mormon Temple

December 9, 2015; $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.

Desert Botanical Gardens with Dinner and Mormon Temple

December 10, 2015; $99 per person

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. An early dinner at Organ Stop Pizza and a stop at the Mormon Temple Light Display are also included

Christmas in Nashville

December 22 through 26, 2015; $1799 per person/double; $2130 per person/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, 2015 through January 2, 2015; $575 per person/double; $695 per person/single

Join Free Spirit Vacations for the granddaddy of them all – The Rose Bowl Parade. 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 play robust sounds.

SoCal Gardens and Museums

January 26 through 29, 2016; $525 per person/double; $725 per person/single

Explore the Getty Museum, the Nethercutt Museum, the Chen Art Gallery, the Kimberly Crest House and Gardens and the Huntington Library and Gardens on this spectacular southern California getaway.

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