Trips and Tours

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

Desert Botanical Gardens and Mill Ave. Fair

Dec. 3, 2021

Price: $115 per person

Visit 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 lights, and entertainment throughout.

Zoo Lights and Dinner at Organ Stop

Dec. 9, 2021

Price: $125 per person

Phoenix Zoo’s holiday light spectacular will make your season sparkle! Includes dinner at Organ Stop.

Arizona’s Christmas City Lights

Dec. 9, 2021

Price: $99 per person

Travel to “Arizona’s Christmas City,” Prescott. Begin with a stop at the Gingerbread Village at the Prescott Resort. Continue downtown for shopping and dinner on your own. Then enjoy the Lighting of the Courthouse. Drive through the light display in Prescott Valley on the way home.

Verde Canyon Magical Christmas Journey

Dec. 10, 2021

Price: $149 per person

Travel aboard Verde Canyon Railroad to the “North Pole,” making a couple of slow passes by the delightful and funny buildings, acrobatic elves, Santa and Mrs. Claus. First class seating is included along with access to the open-air viewing cars for a better view of the fantastic decorations and illuminated buildings: Reindeer Flight School, Mrs. Claus’ Bakery, Elf Training Center, Naughty Kids Coal Mine, and the Ugly Sweater Factory.

Tucson’s 4th Avenue Fair

Dec. 12, 2020

Price: $89 per person

Visit the 4th Avenue Holiday Fair which brings together 400+ arts and crafts booths, 35+ food vendors, two stages of live entertainment, street musicians, jugglers, and more.

Tournament of Roses Parade! We have five different options for you!

You’ll have great seats for the “Parade of all Parades,” which will be making its way down Colorado Boulevard on New Year’s Day. See the giant floral floats and hear the marching bands.

Rose Bowl Parade Deluxe: Dec. 29, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022

Rose Bowl Parade Four-Day: Dec. 30, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022

Rose Bowl Parade Volunteer Opportunity: Dec. 30, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022

Rose Bowl Parade Mini-Getaway: Dec. 31 to Jan. 2, 2022

Boats and Floats – Rose Bowl Parade followed by seven-night cruise on Norwegian Bliss: Dec. 31, 2021 to Jan. 9, 2022

New Year’s Eve at Historic La Posada

Dec. 31, 2021 to Jan. 1, 2022

Price: $450 pp/double; $525 pp/single

La Posada in Winslow, Ariz., will be the site for this exclusive New Year’s Celebration. In the tradition of architect and visionary Mary Colter, La Posada continues to inspire many renowned artists to create magnificent and memorable works. Dinner and New Year’s Eve celebration will be at the world-famous Turquoise Room, a fine and unique restaurant, providing a mesmerizing interpretation of Arizona food. Other Arizona treasures, including the Petrified Forest, Painted Desert, and Sunset Crater, are also part of this mini-getaway.

California Gardens

Jan. 7-9, 2022

Price: $495 pp/double; $650 pp/single

Tour the world-famous Huntington Library and Gardens. Encompassing about 130 acres, the botanical gardens feature 16 stunning themed gardens. Also visit the Getty Center. In addition to exploring the inside exhibits, the outside gardens include carefully curated gardens and eye-catching sculpture displays. The most popular garden at the Getty, the 134,000-square-foot Central Garden.

Mystery Tour

Jan. 14, 2022

Price: $109 per person

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

Musical Instrument Museum with Lunch

Jan. 25, 2022

Price: $129 per person

MIM displays more than 6,000 instruments collected from around 200 of the world’s countries. Displays are enhanced by state-of-the-art audio technologies that allow guests to see the instruments, hear their sounds, and observe them being played in their original contexts. Lunch is included.

Wine Down Wednesday in Sonoita

Jan. 26, 2022

Price: $129 per person

Travel to Sonoita, part of Arizona’s original wine regions, nestled in the rolling, grass-covered hills of Southeastern Arizona. Includes tastings at two wineries plus a picnic lunch.

Palm Springs Overnight

Jan. 27-28, 2022

Price: $345 pp/double; $435 pp/single

Spend two nights in Palm Springs, the jewel of the California Desert. Includes overnight at Margaritaville, VillageFest, and the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

Arizona Rails – Verde Canyon and Grand Canyon

Feb. 2-3, 2022 and March 3-4, 2022

Price: $550 pp/double; $660 pp/single

Ride Arizona’s premier railroads, The Verde Canyon Railroad and the Grand Canyon Railway. Highlights include the Grand Canyon and the Copper Art Museum in Cottonwood. Overnight is in Williams.

Grand Canyon Railway

Feb. 2-3, 2022 and March 3-4, 2022

Price: $495 pp/double; $595 pp/single

The highlight of this two-day getaway is the magnificent Grand Canyon and the nostalgic Grand Canyon Railway. Spend one night in Williams at the Grand Canyon Railway hotel and discover the Copper Art Museum and a Verde Valley Winery.

Verde Valley Overnight

Feb. 3-4, 2022 and March 4-5, 2022

Price: $395 pp/double; $475 pp/single

Highlights of this overnight getaway include first-class seating on the Verde Canyon Railroad, wine tasting, and the Copper Art Museum. Overnight is at the Best Western Cottonwood Inn.

California Whales, Wine, and Wildlife

Feb. 7-11, 2022

Price: $1179 pp/double; $1550 pp/single

Experience nature’s brilliance as you travel up the California coast to Ventura for Whale Watching in the pristine waters surrounding Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary. Continue up the coast to Solvang, Santa Barbara, and Pismo Beach and conclude in the wine country of Temecula.

Copper Canyon Mexico

Feb. 14-21, 2022 and March 12-19, 2022

Price: $1895 pp/double; $2225 pp/single

Copper Canyon, the largest canyon in North America, is home to the least-acculturated Native Americans in North America, the Tarahumara Indians, who are semi-nomadic cliff dwellers. The “Train Ride in the Sky” is one of the most dramatic railway journeys in the Western Hemisphere, as it travels through 86 tunnels and 37 trestles.

Rocky Point Golf or Spa OR ECO Getaway

Feb. 15-18, 2022 and March 1-4, 2022

Price: $775 pp/double; $1075 pp/single

Upgrade to a condo on Sandy Beach. Add $100 pp/double or $200 pp/single. Call for pricing with no golf, spa, or cruise.

Death Valley

Feb. 22-25, 2022

Price: $495 pp/double; $625 pp/single

Relive the history of the people traveling across the region en route to California in search of gold. See some of the most unique scenery and formations in the world.

Vintage Vegas

Feb. 22-25, 2022

Price: $395 pp/double; $495 pp/single

Take your picture in front of the iconic “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign and tour the Neon Boneyard Museum and the Mob Museum. See places the mob hung out, places they lived, hotels they built, and other significant events in Las Vegas history.

Pickleball in Las Vegas

Feb. 22-25, 2022

Price: $365 pp/double; $465 pp/single

Optional hour lesson with Pro Steve Cole, add $35. The Plaza Hotel and Casino will be your host for three days of drop-in play. In addition, you will experience the Las Vegas Strip, the Fremont Street Experience, and have free time to flirt with lady luck

Southwest National Parks Value Tour

Feb. 22-25, 2022

Price: $595 pp/double; $795 pp/single

Colorful scenery and spectacular formations abound in Zion and its multicolored mesas. Up to 60 colors have been distinguished at Bryce Canyon in the limestone walls and spires. You will also visit the scenic Valley of Fire State Park as part of this kaleidoscope of color vacation.

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Feb. 22-25, 2022

Price: $595 pp/double; $795 pp/single

Tour Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, the largest sanctuary for companion animals in the nation. Located in the red rock canyons of Utah, it is a home-between-homes for dogs, cats, bunnies, birds, pigs, horses, and other animals. The Sanctuary is a haven to around 1,600 animals on any given day. Also visit Zion National Park.

San Diego Deluxe

March 1-4, 2022

Price: $795 pp/double; $1095 pp/single

San Diego is known worldwide as one of the best visitor destinations. Visit SeaPort Village, Balboa Park, Old Town, the Gaslamp District, Coronado Island, and Little Italy. Enjoy a harbor cruise and a tour of the USS Midway.

Out of This World Adventure Featuring UFO Museum and Spaceport America

March 5-8, 2022

Price: $795 pp/double; $1025 pp/single

People from all around the world travel to Roswell to experience what the UFO Museum has to offer, such as information on the Roswell Incident, crop circles, UFO sightings, ancient astronauts, and extraterrestrial abductions. Also on the itinerary is Spaceport America, home to Virgin Galactic.

Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend

March 9-10, 2022

Price: $375 pp/double; $450 pp/single

Known for its labyrinthine, seemingly undulating sandstone walls, and the beams of sunlight that shine into them, Antelope Canyon is a perpetual magnet for visitors. Equally as spectacular, Horseshoe Bend overlooks one of the most spectacular views on the Colorado River (three-quarters of a mile hike to viewpoint. Glen Canyon Visitors Center may be substituted for Horseshoe Bend for those who don’t want to hike).

Discover Navajo

March 14-17, 2022 and April 5-8, 2022

Price: $825 pp/double; $1025 pp/single

Ya’ at’ ‘eeh. Hello. And welcome to the Navajo Nation. This cultural kaleidoscope takes you to Antelope Canyon, Monument Valley, and Canyon de Chelly National Monument. Experience the culture, traditions, and history of the Navajo.