Trips and tours planned by SunBird and Sun Lakes

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

Barrett Jackson

January 27, 2016; Price: $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.

Verde Canyon Railroad

January 30, 2016; Price: $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!

Dolly Steamboat

February 2, 2016; Price: $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.

Rocky Point Three Day Getaway

February 9-11, 2016; Price: $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.

Rockin’ Nine Mystery Tour and Lunch

February 9, 2016

Back by popular demand! Our mystery tours always sell out! We’ll travel down the road a bit and stop somewhere you wouldn’t want to miss. Then we’ll continue to our lunch stop, which we know you will enjoy. There’s another stop on the agenda, right around the corner, then home.

Wild West Saloon Crawl

February 12, 2016; Price: $99 per person

This tour features Whiskey Row in Prescott, Buffalo Chips in Carefree and Rawhide Western Town. We’ll also stop at Rusty Spur, Scottsdale’s oldest watering hole (no beverage included here as it is too small to accommodate 50 people). Lunch is included along with a beverage and specially planned activities at each establishment.

Tubac Arts and Crafts Festival

February 13, 2016; Price: $79 per person

Every February the Tubac Chamber of Commerce is proud to sponsor the Tubac Festival of the Arts. The major event of the year for Tubac showcases the work of hundreds of visiting artists, craft persons and musicians from around the country and Canada. While the show is juried for quality, it is not pretentious. Serious paintings share the street with whimsical sculptures and New Age music. In addition to Tubac’s many fine restaurants, during Festival you’ll find a food court packed with delicious treats.

American Presidents and Heroes

February 13-16, 2016; Price: $575 pp/double, $775 pp/single

This Presidents 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 dogs and humans.

Pickleball Singles Mingle

February 17-19, 2016; February 24-26, 2016; Price: $425 pp/double, $550 pp/single

Travel to Palm Springs for a getaway featuring fun singles receptions 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 this evening. Also included in the package is a trip to the top of the mountain on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, VillageFest on Thursday evening, shopping and a visit to Sunnyland Estates.

Tucson Rodeo – VIP Access

February 20-21, 2016; Price: $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, 2016; Price: $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.

San Diego Value Tour

February 26-28, 2016; Price: $399 pp/double, $499 pp/single

With its great weather, miles of sandy beaches and major attractions, 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 and enjoy a whale-watching cruise.

San Diego Deluxe

February 26-29, 2016; Price: $595 pp/double, $795 pp/single

Upgrade to a hotel on Shelter Island right across the street from the beach. Your tour will include everything on the Value Tour (above), plus an additional night hotel and the San Diego Zoo.

Death Valley

March 1-4, 2016; Price: $450 pp/double, $575 pp/single

The beauty and contrasts of Death Valley are unbelievable. You will see some of the most unique scenery and formations in the world, including spectacular wildflowers, beautiful sand dunes and colorful mountain ranges. Also, you will relive the history of the people traveling across the region enroute to California in search of gold. Tour Scotty’s Castle, “The Diamond in the Desert.” This Mediterranean style hacienda with its fabulous interior was made famous by Death Valley Scotty.

Copper Canyon Mexico

March 2-9, May 2016; Price: $1450 pp/double. $1750 pp/single

For those who love the unusual and seek adventure, the Copper Canyon is the answer. The Copper Canyon, the largest canyon in North America at an altitude of 8000 feet, is home to the least accultured Native Americans in North America, the Tarahumara Indians, who are semi-nomadic cliff dwellers. The “Train Ride in the Sky” provides the only access to this wilderness and is probably the most dramatic railway journey in the Western Hemisphere as it travels through 86 tunnels and over 37 trestles.

Princes Cruise California Coastal

March 19-26, 2016; Price: $1175 pp/double (inside), $1425 pp/double (outside), $1625 pp/double (balcony)

Price includes roundtrip transportation from Phoenix to Los Angeles. You don’t have to sail around the world to escape completely. Hug the scenic shores of the sun-kissed California coast where inviting beaches, fascinating cities and exciting attractions await. This relaxing seven day California Coastal cruises offer a truly memorable vacation option with minimal planning for West Coast cruisers! Sail along the Pacific Coast and visit ports of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, San Diego and Ensenada, Mexico.

California Coast

March 19-23, 2016; Price: $999 pp/double, $1350 pp/single

Travel the length of the majestic California coast from Los Angeles to San Francisco and discover the diversity of the coast from the bustling cosmopolitan cities with an intriguing ethnic mix to quiet coastal retreats. Fly home from San Francisco.

Culture of Cuba Cruise

April 13-23, 2016; Price: $6150 pp/double (inside), $7450 pp/double (outside)

For only the third time since 1963, Americans can travel legally to Cuba. And there is an opportunity to experience this unique country but this time with a deeper, longer and more thoughtful interactions with “People to People travel” to Cuba. You will interact on a daily basis with its citizens and learn of the creativity and effort it has taken the Cuban people to achieve a positive lifestyle amid the changes that have affected them these past six decades. Includes roundtrip airfare and pre-night in Miami.