Trips and Tours

Phoenix Zoo, Dinner and the 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.

Desert Botanical Gardens with Dinner and the Mormon Temple

December 10; price is $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 22-26; price is $1799 pp/double, $2130 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, 2015–January 2, 2015; price is $575 pp/double, $695 pp/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.

Boyce Thompson and Casa Grande Ruins

January 9; price is $99 per person

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is the place to discover the intricate beauty and many faces of Arizona’s oldest and largest botanical garden. Featured are plants from the world’s deserts, towering trees, captivating cacti, sheer mountain cliffs, a streamside forest, panoramic vistas, many natural habitats with varied wildlife, a desert lake, a hidden canyon, specialty gardens and more. Also included is Casa Grande National Monument.

SoCal Gardens and Museums

January 26-29; price is $525 pp/double, $725 pp/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.

Barrett Jackson

January 27; price is $75 per person

Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, the world’s leading collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, specializes in providing products and services to astute classic and collector car owners and automotive enthusiasts in the world.

Tropical Caribbean Aboard Holland America MS Nieuw Amsterdam

January 30–February 7; price is $1995 per person/double (inside), $2150 per person/double (outside) and $2350 per person/double (balcony)

Dive into tropical paradise, from palm-fringed beaches to vibrant reefs, with days of play on Key West, Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay and our newest destination, Amber Cove, in the Dominican Republic on a Holland America tropical Caribbean cruise.

Verde Canyon Railroad

January 30; price is $125 pp (coach), $175 pp (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 and more!

Rocky Point Three Day Getaway

February 1-3, and February 9-11; price is $339 pp/double, $439 pp/single

Depart for Rocky Point for three days of fun and relaxation. Known to gringos as Rocky Point, Puerto Penasco is home to fresh salt air, sandy beaches, rocky coves, rich history, warm hospitality, rustic fishing villages, succulent seafood, unspoiled nature, and more! Don’t forget to bring a small cooler as your last stop in town will be at the fish and shrimp market where you will be able to purchase fresh fish and shrimp.

Dolly Steamboat

February 2; price is $99 per person

This mild adventure navigates the scenic, winding, unpaved road. Follow the winding trail to Canyon Lake, framed by giant saguaro cacti and amber red hills, and board the Dolly Steamboat for a 90 minute narrated cruise of the secluded waterways of the Junior Grand Canyon. Lunch is also included.

Pickleball in Palm Springs

February 3-5; February 17-19 and February 24-26; price is $425 pp/double, $550 pp/single

Travel to Palm Springs for a getaway featuring Pickleball and Palm Springs sightseeing at its finest. Upon arrival, check into the Palm Mountain Resort located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs. A welcome dinner is included along with a special welcome from the Palm Springs Pickleball Ambassadors. The next two mornings enjoy drop-in play amongst your fellow travelers. Also included in the package is a trip to the top of the mountain on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, VillageFest on Thursday evening, and Sunnyland Estates.

American Presidents and Heroes

February 13-16; 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. Visit Torrance, home of Olympic athlete and World War II hero Louis Zamperini. Also meet four-legged American heroes at the Guide Dog of America facility. Learn how the loving, working partnership between dog and human develops.

Tucson Rodeo – VIP Access

February 20-21; price is $299 pp/double, $350 pp/single

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 support breast cancer. Chicks and Chaps is a nonprofit organization that raises money for breast cancer programs, research and patients in local communities while teaching about rodeo.

National Parks of the Southwest Value

February 23-26; price is $495 pp/double, $625 pp/single

Colorful scenery and spectacular formations abound in Zion and 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.