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Rockin’ 9 Mystery Tour and Lunch
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; price is $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; price is $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; price is $575 pp/double, $775 pp/single
This President’s 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 about the loving, working partnership between dog and human. Just remember that if you’re visiting California (or anywhere for that matter) that you have a hotel booked so you have a place to stay. Somewhere like this Hotel Downtown San Jose may be a perfect place to stay as you’re only a short distance away from other events and attractions. As long as you have a place to lay your head, it shouldn’t matter which hotel you choose as having fun on your trip is the most important thing.
Tucson Rodeo – VIP Access
February 20-21; price is $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; price is $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.
Palm Springs Getaway
February 24-26; price is $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.
San Diego Value Tour
February 26-28; price is $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, Little Italy and enjoy a whale-watching cruise.
San Diego Deluxe
February 26-29; price is $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.
March 1-4; price is $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.
Florence Old West and Wine
March 4; price is $79 per person.
Florence, AZ is a time steeped in history and wonder. One of the oldest towns in AZ, Florence is both the historical and cultural center of Pinal County. Tour the St. Anthony Greek Monastery, founded by six Greek Orthodox Monks in 1995, tour McFarland State Park and Museum and wine-tasting at Windmill Winery.
March 8-11; price is $695 pp/double, $895 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.
Dessert Belle and Fountain Hills
March 9; price is $99 per person
This Saguaro Lake cruise is entertaining as well educational for nature lovers. Includes lunch.
Southern Arizona Wonders and Wine
March 14-15; price is $275 pp/double, $325 pp/single
Enjoy wine-tasting in Sonoita and in Florence. Also visit the San Xavier del Bac Mission and Co-op. Tour Kartchner Caverns. This stunning limestone cave boasts many world-class features that have been protected since the cave was discovered in 1974. Kartchner Caverns is a wet, “live” cave, meaning water percolates from the surface and calcium carbonate features continue to grow in the darkness. A box lunch is included.
March 15; price is $115 per person
This stunning limestone cave boasts many world-class features that have been protected since the cave was discovered in 1974. (Big Room Tour)
Pageant of Our Lord
March 18-20; (please note that date is not confirmed); Price is $495 pp/double, $695 pp/single
Now in its 30th year, the Pageant of Our Lord is presented annually during the Easter season by Rolling Hills Covenant Church. Each year, 15 art pieces are presented by live models with magnificent orchestrations from the choir and original narration to lead the audience on a unique journey through the life of Christ. Also included is a gondola tour through the canals of Long Beach.
52nd annual Highland Games
March 19; price is $99 per person
You don’t have to be Scottish to attend the games; all are welcome to participate in this festive event. Visit the genealogy tent and trace your own family roots. Artists will entertain throughout the day with their traditional and modern Scottish tunes. There is so much to see and do beginning with the welcome ceremony (reserved seats included). Includes lunch.
Princes Cruise California Coastal
March 19-26; price is $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.
March 19-23; price is $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; price is $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.