Trips and Tours

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

Africa Safari and Cruise Including Victoria Fall

November 2-11, 2020

Price: $9650 pp/double

Only 16 seats available

Join Free Spirit on this exclusive bucket-list vacation to Africa. Experience the dawn of civilization. From Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, be prepared for spectacular scenery, overflowing with history and wildlife as you spend three nights in an exclusive lodge located on a private island, taking you to the heart of one of the most beautiful natural reserves – Chobe National Park. Onboard the African Dream for a three-night cruise, you’ll discover the secrets of Lake Kariba, a veritable oasis at the other end of the earth. The adventure will conclude in the grandeur of what David Livingstone called the “smoke that thunders,” Victoria Falls. A $2500 deposit is due July 15, 2019, to secure your space. The boat has only eight cabins, and they will be assigned in the order of reservation.

Payson Getaway

July 9, 2019

Price: $99 per person

Get out of the heat and travel to Payson and the Mogollon Rim. Tour Zane Grey’s Cabin and Tonto Natural Bridge. Lunch is included.


August 9, 2019

Price: $99 per person

Travel to Sedona, home to over 300 artists that draw from the quiet, colorful and spectacular physical environment. The red rocks, drifting clouds, towering pinnacles and sheer canyon walls lend incredible beauty to this area. Shop in the many shops and galleries. Lunch is included.

Musical Instrument Museum and Lunch

August 20, 2019

Price: $99 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.

An Evening with the Stars in Flagstaff

September 9, 2019

Price: $99 per person

Beat the heat and travel to Flagstaff for an “Evening with the Stars” at Lowell Observatory. The Observatory was founded 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.

Princess Alaska Cruise

(Roundtrip Los Angles – no flying)

September 17-29, 2019

Price: $2650 pp/double inside; $3850 pp/double balcony

Travel by motorcoach to LA and set sail on a 12-night cruise to Alaska through the legendary Inside Passage and Glacier Bay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Witness spectacular glaciers, beautiful waterways, forested islands and abundant wildlife. Ports include Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway, plus scenic cruising in Glacier Bay, NP.

California’s Gardens and Wineries

September 17-19, 2019

Price: $575 pp/double; $725 pp/single

Travel to Southern California and experience some of the most tranquil gardens and wineries, including the Huntington Gardens, the Getty and Temecula.

California Air and Space

September 26-29, 2019

Price: $725 pp/double; $995 pp/single

Travel to Southern California and discover some interesting stuff. Discover NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory near Pasadena and get an inside look at our current space exploration activities. Tour the California Science Center, which includes Space Shuttle Endeavor along with other space exhibits. Finally, tour Air Flight Museum at LAX, focusing on commercial aviation, with an emphasis on the evolution of what were barley and bean fields in 1923 into one of the largest airports in the world.

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

October 8-11, 2019

Price: $875 pp/double; $1075 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. Includes Santa Fe.

Thanksgiving in Hawaii – Star Princess

November 19 – December 4, 2019

Price: $2195 pp/double inside; $2795 pp/double outside; $3295 pp/double balcony

Travel by coach (or air) to Los Angeles and board the Star Princess and set sail for Hawaii. Visit all four of the major Hawaiian Islands, including the Big Island of Hawaii, Oahu, Kauai and Maui.

Thanksgiving in San Diego

November 26-29, 2019

Price: $995 pp/double; $1325 pp/single

Fly to San Diego and enjoy the sites at a leisurely pace. Includes roundtrip airfare, three nights’ accommodations at the Embassy Suites in the heart of downtown San Diego, delicious Thanksgiving dinner aboard the Hornblower Yacht, admission to the USS Midway and many extras.

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 and marching bands.

Four Packages to Choose from:

Rose Bowl Parade Deluxe

December 29, 2019 to January 2, 2020

Price: $1795 pp/double; $2095 pp/single

Rose Bowl Parade Family Getaway (includes Disney)

December 30, 2019 to January 2, 2020

Price: $950 pp/double; $1250 pp/single

Rose Bowl Parade Four-Day Getaway

(optional Volunteer Opportunity)

December 30, 2019 to January 2, 2020

Price: $795 pp/double; $1150 pp/single

Rose Bowl Parade Mini-Getaway

December 31, 2019 to January 2, 2020

Price: $650 pp/double; $795 pp/single