Trips and Tours

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

Verde Canyon Railroad

May 16; 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, white water rapids and abandoned gold mines.

Southern Arizona Old West and Wine

June 11-12; price is $225 pp/double, $295 pp/single

Explore some of southern Arizona’s treasures. Visit Tombstone, “The Town Too Tough to Die” and enjoy wine-tasting at some of Arizona’s premier wineries.

Sierra Nevada Journey

June 14-18; price is $825 pp/double, $1025 pp/single

Fly from Phoenix to Sacramento and discover Old Town. Then travel from Sacramento to Reno on Amtrak through Donner Pass, along the Truckee River. Visit Lake Tahoe, a pristine 22-mile-long lake and enjoy the MS Dixie cruise on the crystal-blue lake. Walk through time in Virginia City with the 1870s boardwalks, saloons and mercantile.

San Francisco and Wine Country

July 4 Celebration – July 2-6; price is $1575 pp/double, $2125 pp/single

Arrive in the City by the Bay for five days of adventure. San Francisco is California’s Casablanca, a bubbling bouillabaisse of exotic ingredients. Discover the diversity of this bustling cosmopolitan city with an intriguing ethnic mix as well as the quiet, natural vineyards of Napa Valley. Sip and swirl to your heart’s content as you enjoy two winery tours and tastings.

An Evening with the Stars in Flagstaff

July 9; price is 125 per person

Beat the heat and travel to Flagstaff for a delicious dinner and an “Evening with the Stars” at Lowell Observatory. The Observatory was discovered in 1894 by Percival Lowell and since that time, Lowell astronomers have discovered Pluto, collected the first evidence of the expanding universe and measured the motions and properties of stars. A delicious dinner with entertainment is also included at Black Bart’s.

Pageant of the Masters and Queen Mary

July 14-17; price is $750 pp/double, $995 pp/single

Back by popular demand – the Pageant of the Masters – a remarkable presentation of living pictures. Cast members re-create classical and contemporary artwork – paintings, sculptures, posters, ceramic pieces, jewelry, and more! Innovative makeup and costumes, intricate sets, state of the art lighting, live narration, a full pit-orchestra and the atmospheric amphitheater combine to make this the finest production of its kind in the world.

Durango and Silverton

August 4-7; price is $675 pp/double, $895 pp/single

Colorful Colorado is the Rocky Mountains. Colorful Colorado is ancient, elaborate Anasazi cliff dwellings. Colorful Colorado is high, wide plains where the American cowboy came of age. Join us on our journey to Durango and Silverton and discover all of this and more. Highlights include the Durango/Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Mesa Verde National Monument.

Canadian Maritimes-Circle Bay of Fundy

August 11-17; price is $1936 pp/double, $2510 pp/single; price does not include roundtrip airfare to Halifax NS.

Learn of the ecology and geology of the most dramatic and diverse tidal environment on the planet and experience maritime hospitality.

Del Mar Horse Racing

August 14-16; price is $575 pp/double, $825 pp/single

Let’s go where the surf meets the turf – the exciting Del Mar Race Track. Enjoy a day of thoroughbred racing at its finest. Your lunch is included. Spend two nights in beautiful La Jolla and enjoy the surf along with the Birch Aquarium at Scripps.