Upcoming trips and tours sponsored by Sun Lakes and SunBird activity directors

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

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

October 7-10; price is $795 pp/double, $995 pp/single

For nine days in 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. Be a part of this magic in the sky.

Casino Del Sol Deluxe Overnight

October 15-16; price is $99 pp/double, $150pp/single

Treat yourself to luxury! Travel to Tucson to the elegant four-diamond Casino del Sol Resort. Try your luck in the casino, enjoy a relaxing spa treatment, play 18 holes of golf, or just relax at the pool. For dinner try the delicious food in one of the eight great restaurants.

Sunny Money – San Diego and Viejas

November 5-7; price is $275 pp/double, $395 pp/single

Travel to sunny San Diego and try your luck at the Viegas Casino. The Viejas Hotel in Alpine will be your home for two nights. On the second day, the motor coach will travel into San Diego and many optional (some have additional charge) attractions are available, such as Sea World, the San Diego Zoo and Sea Port Village. Also included are $50 in free-play and $20 in food credit.

San Antonio Riverwalk Christmas

December 1-4; price is $1295.00 pp/double, $1595.00 pp/single

Light up your holidays! Celebrate at the famous Riverwalk, featuring more than two miles of beautifully-landscaped waterfront with San Antonio’s spectacular hotels, restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Also included is a visit to Fredericksburg and the LBJ Ranch.

Christmas Around the World Without a Passport – Las Vegas

December 3-5; price is $350 pp/double, $450 pp/single

No passport needed! The holidays are a magical time for everyone. This is your opportunity to experience the special seasonal activities from around the world in Las Vegas. Experience winter in Venice at the Venetian, winter in France at Paris. Accommodations are at Harrah’s, located beside the new Linq Entertainment area and High Roller.

Laughlin’s Motor Coach Appreciation Week – Three Day Getaway

December 3-5; price is $125 pp/double, $149 pp/single (Edgewater), $150 pp/double, $175 pp/single (Golden Nugget)

Flirt with Lady Luck and rock ‘n roll on the river for three fun-filled days at the Edgewater. Price includes transportation, two nights’ accommodations and one meal. During this special event, there will be other additional complimentary entertainment.

Algodones Shopping

December 9; price is $75 per person

Join us as we travel south of the border to Algodones, Mexico (south of Yuma) for shopping, discount prescriptions, glasses, leather goods, art work and other goods and services. You will have four hours on your own in Algodones.

Tucson, a Tri-Nation Holiday Celebration

December 13-14; price is $250 pp/double, $299 pp/single

Experience Winterhaven in Tucson, now in its 63rd year, making it one of the longest running holiday lights festivals in the country. Ride the trolley through the magnificently decorated neighborhood. Also shop ‘til you drop at the 4th Avenue Holiday Street Fair which brings together 400 plus arts and crafts booths, 35 plus food vendors, two stages of live entertainment, street musicians, food, jugglers and street performers. This is Tucson’s largest arts venue.

Rose Bowl Parade Mini Getaway

December 31, 2014–January 2, 2015; price is $550 pp/double, $675 pp/single

Join Free Spirit Vacations for the granddaddy of them all – the 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; smell the aroma of the millions of roses and other flowers and hear the marching bands fill the air with robust sounds.

Panama Canal Cruise Aboard Holland America ms Veendam

February 7-21, 2015; price is $2950 pp/double (inside), $3150 pp/double (outside), $4695 pp/double (balcony)

Transiting the Panama Canal vaults you into the highest category of world travelers. But a Holland America Line Panama Canal cruise is much more than a trip through the locks. The price includes transportation from Phoenix to San Diego – return to Ft Lauderdale.

Tucson’s Solfest (formerly BransonFest Out West)

February 16-18, 2015; price is $395 pp/double, $550 pp/single

Head to Tucson for a celebration of sun, song and dance. Our most popular getaway of the year, “BransonFest Out West” has a new look and a new location. It will take place at the luxurious four-diamond Casino del Sol in Tucson. It will still include five shows, dance lessons, fitness class and many other activities. Golf and Spa are also available (additional cost). You will love the deluxe sleeping rooms and amenities of this property. Space is limited so early reservations are a must.