Winter Getaway to the “Grand Canyon State” Arizona

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Join Presley Tours for this winter escape to the “Grand Canyon State”, Arizona, a stunning area of natural wonders that should be experienced at least once in a lifetime.  We will fly into Phoenix and transfer to Cottonwood for 6 days enjoying the magnificence of Mother Nature.  Hold on to your Pink Jeep for an exciting tour in Coyote Canyons.  Visit ancient ruins at Montezuma National Monument.  Enjoy a day at Grand Canyon to visit a long been considered U.S. treasure.

Dates:

March 6-12, 2018

7 Days

Prices:

Double:  $1,680/person

Single:    $2,065/person

Air: $500 – Approximate roundtrip airfare from St. Louis

Deduct $150 if meeting at the airport.

Highlights:

  • 12 Meals
  • Sedona
  • Pink Jeep Tour, Coyote Canyons
  • Tlaquepaque Village
  • Jerome
  • Douglas Mansion
  • Out of Africa Wildlife Park
  • Blazin’ M Ranch Chuckwagon Dinner/Show
  • Tuzigoot National Monument
  • Visit Old Town Cottonwood
  • Verde Canyon Railroad
  • Montezuma Castle National Monument
  • Standin’ on the Corner Park in Winslow
  • Grand Canyon
  • Moderate Physical Activity

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart from the St Louis Airport for your flight to Phoenix to be transferred to Cottonwood, Arizona for 6 nights. This evening you will enjoy dinner at Cork & Catch. A family owned and operated restaurant that is a Cottonwood classic.
Included Meal: Dinner

Day 2

Today is filled with activities that will “ignite, excite and delight” you! Travel to Sedona via Oak Creek Canyon’s beautiful scenic drive. Shop and lunch on your own in Sedona’s unique establishments. Time is available to do the optional Trolley Tour to the Chapel of the Holy Cross for beautiful scenery and red rock formations. Board your Pink Jeep for a tour in Coyote Canyons for a “howling good time” with awe-inspiring scenes. Visit the historic Tlaquepaque Village where you will have dinner on your own in one of their delightful restaurants.
Included Meal: Breakfast

Day 3

After breakfast, travel to enchanting Jerome, the historic “Town on the Mountain,” where you visit the imposing Douglas Mansion, built in 1916 by a family of influential mining entrepreneurs. The Mansion contains a museum dedicated to the history of the area. See how Jerome has become a magnet for artists and tourists. Drive a short distance to the Out of Africa Wildlife Park where we take a safari ride through the park in an open vehicle, allowing the animals to “get up close and personal.” You may even feed “Kibo!” Experience the animals of Africa without flying there! Freshen up at your hotel in Cottonwood before departing for Blazin’ M Ranch for an evening of fun and good food. Do some shoppin’, check out the shootin’ gallery, western museum and saloon, and enjoy some wine tastin’ before your Chuck Wagon dinner. Relax at the Cowboy Western Stage Show with Otis and Ghost Rider before retiring to your hotel for the night.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Learn about the enchanting Tuzigoot National Monument this morning, built by a thriving community of ancient people. Visit Historic Old Town Cottonwood with its unique shops and stories before departing for the depot, where we board the Verde Canyon Railroad Coach. Enjoy your box lunch on the train as we travel through territory available only by rail or horseback. You will have time to freshen up before we have dinner at the hotel.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

After breakfast, depart from our hotel for Montezuma Castle National Monument, where ancient cliff dwellings will astonish you. Our delectable Southwestern cuisine lunch will be in the incredible Turquoise Room at the historic and beautiful LaPosada Hotel in Winslow. Tour the restored historic LaPosada with a “Harvey Girls” guide. See the mural made famous in “Take it Easy,” a song recorded by the Eagles. We return to our hotel where you will be on your own for the evening.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

We depart the hotel this morning for a drive to Grand Canyon, where you will spend the day and have a chance to explore this spectacular wonder of nature. On our way back to the hotel we will stop in Flagstaff where you will have dinner on your own.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7

Following breakfast we drive to Phoenix and say goodbye to Arizona for our flight home.
Included Meal: Breakfast

Pickup Points for transfer to St Louis Airport: Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield, Pontoon Beach, Marion, Mt Vernon, Nashville, Fairview Heights, South County, Cape Girardeau, Evansville

Deposit: $100 per person, non-refundable. Special cancellation policies – inquire at time of booking

Reservations recommended by Dec 18, 2017 to avoid utilization deadlines.  Please call the office after Dec 18, to check availability.