Upcoming trips and tours sponsored by Sun Lakes and SunBird Activity Directors

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

Informative and fun “Around the Corner to Around the World” Travel Presentations:

November 10:

10:00-11:00 a.m. – Sun Lakes Country Club – Navajo Room

2:00–3:00 p.m. – Sun Lakes Cottonwood – Phoenix Room A9

Snacks will be served and door prizes will be awarded.

Upcoming Getaways:

San Antonio Riverwalk Christmas

December 1-4; price is $1295 pp/double, $1595 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 and winter in France at the 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 Fourth 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–Jan. 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.

Verde Canyon Railroad

January 24, 2015; price is $125 pp (coach), $175 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.

Branson’s Harley Worthit in Tucson

February 4, 2015; price is $69 per person

Harley has been Branson’s premier comedian since the 1980’s. He has worked with The Presley’s Pam Tillis and Clay Cooper, along with other great performers. He will keep you laughing from the minute he arrives on stage. He will be performing at Casino del Sol, so there will also be time for trying your luck in the casino.

Florence Old West and Wine Country

February 5, 2015; price is $79 per person

Florence, Arizona is a time steeped in history and wonder. One of the oldest towns in Arizona, 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 the many buildings, churches, vineyards, gardens and orchards. In the afternoon tour McFarland State Park and Museum followed by wine tasting at the Windmill Winery.

Tubac Arts and Crafts Festival

February 7, 2015; price is $75 per person

The Tubac Arts and Crafts Festival showcases the work of hundreds of visiting artists, craft persons and musicians from around the country and Canada.

San Diego Value Tour

February 7-9, 2015; 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. You can enjoy year round san diego whale watching cruises so, whenever you find yourself out there, you can enjoy an unforgettable experience out on the open ocean.

Panama Canal Cruise aboard Holland America ms Veendam

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