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Phoenix Extended Stay
Saguaros at Sunset in Sonoran Desert
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Relax and explore the rich history and fascinating scenery of the Valley of the Sun. Spend seven nights at the Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale, an all-suite hotel next to the Stonecreek Golf Club. Witness Montezuma Castle’s monumental cliff dwellings and peruse Native American art and artifacts at the Heard Museum. Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s desert masterpiece at Taliesin West, cruise Canyon Lake on the Dolly Steamboat, enjoy a stroll through the Desert Botanical Garden’s living exhibits, and take in a delightful dinner and show at the Arizona Opry. We will even explore a world of music at the Musical Instrument Museum, home to 6,000 instruments, many of which we are welcome to play.
Looking to extend your stay? Save $700 per person when you also join us in Tucson Feb. 16-23.
Day 1 : Fly to Arizona
Our trip begins with a flight into beautiful Phoenix, Arizona. We check-in to the Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale with views of its onsite golf course and mountain views. Our hotel offers Manager’s Receptions each evening with complimentary beverages and snacks.
Day 2 : The Heard Museum
This morning we enjoy a wonderful cooked-to-order breakfast at the hotel.
Visit the Heard Museum for Native American Art and Culture. Known internationally for the quality of its collections and educational programming, this museum set the standard for working with native communities to provide a voice for their heritage. View the famous Kachina Dolls, symbols of good health in the Hopi culture.
This evening we gather for a group dinner with great food at Rustler’s Rooste Steakhouse. Legend has it that the original location was a hideout for cattle rustlers, but tonight we enjoy food delicious food and live music in a Western atmosphere.
Day 3 : Sedona
Today we travel to Montezuma Castle National Monument and discover the history of the area through one of the best preserved cliff dwellings in the country. Tucked into a limestone cliff, this twenty-room structure offers a glimpse into the legacy of the Sinagua culture. Tour the visitor center and take in the monument from the walking trail.
Enjoy free time in scenic Sedona, known as Red Rock Country. Sedona is filled with archaeology, arts, and more.
Tonight, savor a tasty dinner while sharing the day’s experiences with our fellow travelers.
Day 4 : Taliesin West
Unique opportunities are in store for us as we depart this morning for famous Taliesin West. Frank Lloyd Wright’s desert masterpiece began construction in 1937 as his personal residence and architectural studio, located in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains. Experience truly amazing design and seamlessly integrated interior and exterior spaces on a guided tour of the property.
Enjoy free time this afternoon.
Day 5 : Canyon Lake Cruise
Set your sights for adventure and new experiences today! First, tour the award-winning Queen Creek Olive Mill and have time for tasting varieties produced at the mill.
Next, depart for the heart of the Superstition Mountains. The Dolly Steamboat has been offering scenic cruises on Canyon lake since 1925. Enjoy the awe-inspiring views of the incredible Tonto National Forest, wildlife, and more as our captain brings to life the area’s local legends.
This evening offers time for individual activities to reveal this great city.
Day 6 : Botanical Gardens
Serene foliage and western charm await us today. We begin our day by visiting the Desert Botanical Garden. Founded over 70 years ago, the gardens provide research and exhibits to showcase the desert’s magnificent beauty. Enjoy a guided tour to learn more, then take time on our own to fully explore the beauty that surrounds us.
This afternoon we spend time in Old Town Scottsdale where the Old West meets the New West. Discover the southwestern culture and attractions that make this city a top destination.
This evening brings us to Barleen’s Arizona Opry for a delightful included dinner and show with great music, hilarious comedy, and excellent food – a perfect combination!
Day 7 : Musical Instrument Museum
Wake up early for a freshly prepared breakfast at the hotel or sleep in and relax. The choice is yours.
This afternoon we have a rockin’ good time at the Musical Instrument Museum. Displaying more than 6,000 instruments from over 200 countries, enjoy audio and video presentations as well as the opportunity to pick up and try the instruments ourselves!
This evening we gather for an included Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner.
Day 8 : Return Home
We return home with great memories of our wonderful time in Phoenix.
February 9th, 2020 - February 16th, 2020
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