Christmas in Scottsdale
5 days – Departs 12/23/17
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Highlights:
Sedona
Pink Jeep Tour
Arizona Biltmore Lunch


Price Per Person:
$1398 Share-basis from Southern California*
$365 Single supplement
$300 Deposit per person with balance due November 10, 2017

Day 1: To Scottsdale
Travel toward Phoenix and Scottsdale for four nights at the exceptional Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix-Scottsdale. Enjoy the hotel’s Daily Included Happy Hour before your Welcome Dinner at your hotel. (D)

Day 2: Sedona / Pink Jeeps
Head out today to the magnificent red-rock village of Sedona. Nearly surrounded by picturesque buttes and mesas of red sandstone, you’ll revel at the views as you drive to the Sedona Heritage Museum highlighting the early settlers, ranching, cowboys, the orchard Industry and the famous movies made in Sedona. Then, climb on board the famous Pink Jeeps for a never-to-be-forgotten ride into the National Forest. Experienced guides share Indian lore, nature and geology as you explore the true heart of Red Rock Country. There will be time for shopping and a no-host lunch and Christmas Eve Dinner at your choice of great restaurants in “Uptown Sedona. (B)

Day 3: Merry Christmas! / Phoenix / Old Town Scottsdale
Explore the rich and colorful history of Phoenix, Old Town Scottsdale and the beautifully designed Arizona Biltmore, influenced by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Then, top off the holiday with the lavish Biltmore Christmas Day Luncheon, a lavish feast with all the traditional trimmings. Next, drive around Old Town Scottsdale before returning to your hotel to relax and enjoy “happy hour” and having dinner on your own in the hotel or a local restaurant. (B,L)
Day 4: Dolly Steamboat
Start the day with a leisurely drive to Tortilla Flat, the last stagecoach stop in the West. Browse in the Old Country store and Mercantile Gift shop. Buy lunch at the Superstition Saloon, with its wall covered with dollar bills. Later, enjoy your twilight Farewell Dinner Cruise on breathtaking Canyon Lake aboard the Dolly Steamboat, a replica of a classic American sternwheeler. Cruise to secluded inner waterways accessible only by boat. The captain will share the legend and lore of the Superstition Mountains before you drive back past the Mormon Temple in Mesa, AZ alit with glorious lighting. (B,D)

Day 5: Home
Say a fond farewell to the lovely desert and head home.