Trips and Tours

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

Out of Africa and Pioneer Living History

May 9, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Tour Out of Africa Wildlife Park, including a Safari and experience animals from all over the world. On the way home, visit Pioneer Living History Museum, dedicated to the preservation of frontier heritage.

Classic Homes Tour with Lunch

June 9, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Tour Saguaro Ranch, Manistee Ranch and Heritage Square, all striking reminders of the Valley’s vibrant past. Discover Arizona’s rich history.

Verde Canyon Railroad

June 17, 2017

Price: $129 pp (coach) $179 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.

Sierra Nevada Journey

June 26-30, 2017

Price: $995 pp/double $1250 pp/single

Fly from Phoenix to Sacramento and discover Old Town. Then travel 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. Includes airfare.

An Evening with the Stars and the 83rd Annual Hopi Festival in Flagstaff

July 1-2, 2017

Price: $240 pp/double, $325 pp/single

Beat the heat and travel to Flagstaff for an “Evening with the Stars” at Lowell Observatory. Lowell astronomers have discovered Pluto, collected the first evidence of the expanding universe, and measured the motions and properties of stars. Then experience the 83rd Annual Hopi Festival of Arts and Culture at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

Alaska aboard the Ruby Princess

July 7-15, 2017

Price: $2275 pp/double inside; $3375 pp/double outside; $3675 pp/double balcony.

The beauty doesn’t let up all the way from Puget Sound to Southeast Alaska. Watch massive glaciers calve in Glacier Bay. Price includes roundtrip airfare from Phoenix or Tucson, all transfers in Seattle and one pre-night stay in Anchorage.

Flagstaff Summer Picnic

July 9, 2017

Price: $99 per person

Travel to Flagstaff and enjoy the chairlift from the base of Snow Bowl to the top of Mt. Agassiz, which is a 25-minute trip. Take a break at the top of the mountain and listen to the Snowbowl Ranger talks program. There will also be time to tour the Riordan Mansion which includes two almost identical homes built in 1904 by Michael and Timothy Riordan. The homes are connected by a rendezvous room and altogether contain 13,000 square feet of floor space and sit atop Kinlichi Knoll in Flagstaff.

Camp Free Spirit

July 17-19, 2017

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

Beat the heat and enjoy the outdoors and cool temperatures at Christopher Creek just outside Payson. This is a summer camp planned especially for the 55+ age group. Choose from hiking, fishing, kayaking, arts and crafts, evenings around the campfire, social hours, photography, outdoor cooking classes and MORE. OR you can just relax in the cool mountain air.

Pageant of the Masters and Catalina

July 25-28, 2017

Price: $850 pp/double $1099 pp/single

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 make this the finest production of its kind in the world. Also included is Catalina Island and Chocxo Bean to Bar Chocolatier.

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

October 10-13, 2017

Price: $850 pp/double $1050 pp/single

Every October, the New Mexico skies are painted as hundreds of balloons lift off from Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta Park. Nothing rivals the power of mass ascension on a crisp early morning as these graceful giants leave the ground to take their place in the cerulean desert sky.

A Day in the Life of the Navajo

October 24-29, 2017

Price: $995 pp/double, $1350 pp/single

Tour up-close-and-personal, five Natural Treasures on or surrounding the Navajo Nation, including Monument Valley, Canyon de Chelly, Antelope Canyon, the Grand Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. But more importantly, get to know the tribal members as they share their history and culture with you. You will have a Navajo guide onboard the coach. Also, lunch and program with the students of the St. Michael Indian School in Window Rock included. For more than a century, this school which was founded by Saint Katharine Drexel, has provided Navajo students with a quality education.

Rose Bowl Parade Mini-Getaway

December 31, 2017 – January 2, 2018

Price: $595 pp/double, $725 pp/single

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 fill the air with robust sounds.

Rose Bowl Parade Family Getaway

December 30, 2017 – January 2, 2018

Price: $850 pp/double, $1095 pp/single

This is for grandparents and their kids and grandkids OR anyone who loves Disney and wants to experience it over the holidays. It includes reserved seats for the parade along with a full day and New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Happiest Place on Earth – Disneyland and California Adventure. (Price includes One-Day Park-Hopper).

Rose Bowl Parade Four-Day Getaway (includes Volunteer Opportunity)

December 30, 2017 – January 2, 2018

Price: $750 pp/double, $995 pp/single

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. See the giant floral floats. Smell the aroma of the millions of roses and other flowers and hear the  marching bands.