Trips and Tours

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

Copper Art Museum and Lunch

March 9, 2020

Price: $99 per person

Travel to Cottonwood. Tour the Copper Art Museum which tells a genuine story, one that marries Arizona’s greatest treasure with world legends and fantastic art by returning copper home to where it all began. There will be time for an included lunch, shopping, and wine-tasting (on own).

Discover Navajo

March 19-22, 2020

Price: $775 pp/double; $995 pp/single

Ya’ at’ ‘eeh. Hello. And welcome to the Navajo Nation. This cultural kaleidoscope takes you to Antelope Canyon, Monument Valley, and Canyon de Chelly National Monument. Experience the culture, traditions, and history of the Navajo.

Copper Canyon Mexico

Departs March 25 – April 1, 2020

Price: $1595 pp/double; $1895 pp/single

Special Sun Lakes Pickup on this Date!

The Copper Canyon, the largest canyon in North America, is home to the least acculturated Native Americans in North America, the Tarahumara Indians, who are semi-nomadic cliff dwellers. The “Train Ride in the Sky” is probably the most dramatic railway journey in the Western Hemisphere as it travels through 86 tunnels and 37 trestles.

Rocky Point Golf (or Spa) Getaway

Date: March 30 to April 2, 2020

Price: $750 pp/double; $950 pp/single

Travel to Rocky Point and spend three nights at Penasco del Sol. Two rounds of golf are included along with two dinners, breakfast daily, and a sunset cruise. (One-day spa or two days golf for same price)

Big Bend National Park

April 1-5, 2020

Price: $850 pp/double; $1195 pp/single

Big Bend National Park preserves the largest tracts of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecology in the United States. It contains numerous geographical contrasts, including vegetation belts along the Rio Grande, the sparseness of the Chihuahuan Desert, the peaks of the Chisos Mountains, the limestone outcrops of Persimmon Gap, and Boquillas Canyon.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Casa Grande National Monument, and Lunch

April 9, 2020

Price: $99 per person

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park features plants from the world’s deserts. Enjoy towering trees, captivating cacti, sheer mountain cliffs, a streamside forest, panoramic vistas, and many natural habitats with varied wildlife, a desert lake, a hidden canyon, specialty gardens and more. Also includes Casa Grande National Monument and lunch.

A Taste of Elgin Wine

April 18, 2020

Price: $125 per person

Travel to Elgin and visit Autumn Sage Winery, 16.5 acres of high desert bliss with 7,500 Sagrantino, Alvarinho, Counoise, Cabernet Franc, Aglianico, and Malvasia Bianca grape vines. Enjoy an educational tasting, entertainment, and picnic lunch. Stops will be made at two additional wineries for anyone wanting to taste and purchase (additional cost).

National Parks of the Southwest

April 21-24, 2020

Price: $725 pp/double; $950 pp/single

Visit Bryce Canyon, Zion, and Lake Powell on this kaleidoscope of colors National Parks getaway.

Enjoy a Canyons Adventure Cruise on Lake Powell. Colorful scenery and spectacular formations abound in Zion. Up to 60 colors have been distinguished at Bryce Canyon in the limestone walls and spires. Also visit Valley of Fire.

Verde Valley Overnight

April 22-23, 2020

Price: $360 pp/double; $415 pp/single

Highlights of this overnight getaway include first-class seating on the Verde Canyon Railroad, dinner at the Blazin’ M Ranch, and the Copper Art Museum. Overnight is at the Best Western Cottonwood Inn.

Dolly Steamboat and Lunch

April 24, 2020

Price: $115 per person

Travel the scenic, winding, trail to Canyon Lake, framed by giant saguaro cacti and board the Dolly Steamboat for a 90-minute narrated cruise of the secluded waterways of the “Junior Grand Canyon,” Tortilla Flats and lunch are also included.

Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin West and Lunch

April 25, 2020

Price: $125 per person

Taliesin West is a National Historic Landmark nestled in the desert foothills of the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, AZ. It is also the home of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the School of Architecture at Taliesin. Lunch is included.

Ramona Pageant and Viejas

May 3-5, 2020

Price: $425 pp/double; $525 pp/single

Ramona is an outdoor play in the Ramon Bowl set in a valley in Hemet at the foot of the San Jacinto mountains. The play is based on a fictional novel written over 100 years ago by Helen Hunt Jackson in 1884. The play adaptation is set in Southern California and a heroine named Ramona. Also includes a day of sightseeing in San Diego, and two nights at Viejas. A visit to the Lions, Tigers, and Bears Wildlife Sanctuary is also included.

Native Arizona – Navajo and Hopi

May 4-8, 2020

Price: $1295 pp/double; $1725 pp/single

Experience the best of the Navajo and Hopi lands, culture, and traditions. Interact with tribal members as they share history and beauty. The Hopi people and their ancestors have lived in the mesa country of the high desert of Arizona for over a thousand years. The current lifestyles and beliefs preserve the unique heritage of the Hopi culture. Highlights on the Navajo Nation include Monument Valley, Canyon de Chelly, and Antelope Canyon. Visiting Hopi and Navajo is a privilege, where history and culture come alive.

Arcosanti with Lunch in Cottonwood

May 9, 2020

Price: $99 per person

Tour Arcosanti, an experimental town and molten bronze bell casting community developed by the Italian-American architect Paolo Soleri. Enjoy lunch in Cottonwood, a new culinary hot spot in Arizona.

Kartchner Caverns and Ramsey Canyon

May 20-21, 2020

Price: $375 pp/double; $435 pp/single

This stunning limestone cave boasts many world-class features that have been protected since the cave was discovered in 1974. Ramsey Canyon, located within the upper San Pedro ecosystem, is known for its outstanding beauty, diverse plant, and wildlife. It is home to a multitude of species of birds, several of which can be found at fewer than 20 locations throughout the world. Visit Tombstone and enjoy wine-tasting in Sonoita.

Concert at the Christ Cathedral

June 11-13, 2020

Price: $650 pp/double; $825 pp/single

The Christ Cathedral (formerly the Crystal Cathedral) hosts the famed Hazel Wright Pipe Organ, the fifth-largest pipe organ in the world, with 293 ranks and 17,106 pipes. Reserved seats are included for a special event concert along with admission to the Huntington Library, two dinners, and two breakfasts.

Sierra Nevada Journey

June 13-17, 2020

Price: $1050 pp/double; $1295 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. Includes airfare.

California Lavender Festival

June 25-27, 2020

Price: $525 pp/double; $675 pp/single

Each summer, 123 Farm at Highland Springs Ranch & Inn celebrates the beginning of lavender harvest season. Stroll through the winding paths of organic lavender fields, participate in guided tours in horse-drawn hay wagons, learn how lavender essential oil is extracted, taste lavender-inspired dishes, and enjoy live music. Also includes tour of Mission Inn, wine-tasting in Temecula, and Desert Hills shopping.

Fourth of July in San Diego

July 2-5, 2020

Price: $1095 pp/double; $1725 pp/single

Travel to San Diego for a “Big Bay Boom” Fourth of July featuring a spectacular fireworks display orchestrated to originally-produced music selections. It is one of the largest fireworks displays in the country. Also included is a tour of the USS Midway, a harbor cruise, SeaPort Village, and Coronado Island.

Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park

July 11-19, 2020

Price: $3525 pp/double; $4725 pp/single

Includes roundtrip airfare. Jasper, Banff, and Glacier are the highlights of this breathtakingly beautiful mountain getaway. Jasper is the largest and wildest national park in the Canadian Rockies. Rocky Mountain peaks, turquoise glacial lakes, a picture-perfect mountain town, and village, abundant wildlife and scenic drives come together in Banff National Park—Canada’s first national park. And Glacier National Park, “The Crown of the Continent,” encompasses glacial-carved mountain peaks and valleys, cascading waterfalls, and the iconic Going-to-the-Sun Road which runs through the park.

Pageant of the Masters

July 22-24, 2020

Price: $695 pp/double; $895 pp/single

Experience this remarkable presentation of “living pictures” where the cast creates classical and contemporary artwork, innovative makeup and costumes, intricate sets, state-of-the-art lighting, live narration, and a full pit-orchestra. Includes Sawdust Festival, dinner, and breakfast daily.