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1. The Grand Canyon Classic Tour From Sedona, AZ
Considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is a must-see. Make the most of your visit with this comprehensive tour. Your tour begins with a ride through the scenic red rocks of Sedona, through Oak Creek Canyon — one of the top scenic drives in America. Continue through the Ponderosa Pines of Flagstaff, past the dormant volcanoes of the San Francisco Peaks, and on to the Navajo Reservation where you will have a chance to shop for authentic Native American souvenirs at the Historic Cameron Trading Post. Your journey continues, providing you a breathtaking view of the western edge of the Painted Desert and the Little Colorado River Gorge on your way to the Grand Canyon. Once inside the magnificent Grand Canyon National Park, you will have time to take in the beautiful views of the canyon and Colorado River at Desert View. You can climb to the top of the Wat...
Our guide was nice and answered questions very well. I was disappointed as I paid for a private tour in the hope that the guide could slightly tailor the tour for our family. We have 3 kids 9, 11 & 13. Our guide didn’t ask them one question or try to interact with them at all. I expected a private guide might try to engage the whole family. You’d think the company could try to match guides with the guests a little better, especially when they pay fir a private experience.
2. SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium General Admission
Explore the magical underwater world at SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium. Come see thousands of creatures including sharks, rays, and sea turtles. Touch a sea star or walk through the incredible 360-degree ocean tunnel. Marvel at over 30 unique displays and encounter these amazing creatures from the graceful jellyfish, the beautiful seahorse, or the clever sea turtle. Get up close and personal with the local residents of Arizona’s Salt River at the freshwater exhibit. Come see the Shoaling Ring and watch as hundreds of barred flagtails swim around you. Discover the Bay of Rays and be mesmerized by the happy and smiley rays. Escape to the Temple of the Seahorse and see these mythical creatures up close. Escape to a kaleidoscope of color at the Coral Reef exhibit. The Coral Reef is bustling with their underwater cities teeming with fish that come in every shape, color, and pattern you can ima...
It was perfect! Big enough to hold a three year old attention, but not overwhelming. We all thoroughly enjoyed it!
3. Canyons & Cowboys: 2-Hour Jeep Tour from Sedona
Your Red Rock Western guide takes you through a scenic wonderland surrounded by 7 majestic canyons into historic Dry Creek Basin. Relive early cowboy days with tales of murder and moonshine at the old “Van Derin” cabin, a focal point of your tour permitted only to selected jeep tour companies. The guide will share their special knowledge and understanding of the beautiful Sedona Red Rocks, connecting you with the pioneer spirit of this marvelous land – a spirit alive and pumping in the hearts of your western guides who are here to show you a really good time. Enjoy traveling in the expertly driven Red Rock Jeeps over Sedona in Arizona, one of earth’s most beautiful treasures.
First time on this tour, our guide Mr. Rogers was an excellent driver, very knowledgeable, friendly, funny, and overall caring guy. We learned alot about the early cowboys and saw the first ever log cabin built in the canyon. Mr. Rogers was such a great guide he even offered to take pictures of my fiance and myself. He also did a few tricks with the camera to capture a great moment. We felt very comfortable and at ease asking questions about different plants and trees. If you are thinking of going on this tour I highly recommend you request Mr. Rogers as your guide, you won't regret it.
4. Off-Road Segway Tour: Scottsdale, Fort McDowell
Experience Arizona in this off-road Segway Tour in the Sonoran Desert; the most exciting adventure in the Scottsdale Area! Warm temperatures, blue skies, and breath-taking scenery create the most perfect oasis; you will be so glad you came out. Your tour operates by special permit on the Fort McDowell Native American Reservation and takes place off the beaten path on beautiful desert trails located near the Verde River at the base of Four Peaks Mountain. The Segway is perfect for the terrain and relaxed atmosphere of the Sonoran Desert. It allows you to experience the desert first-hand and offers the best wind-in-your-hair adventure to share with your friends and family. It is an experience that you will remember forever. Your guide will provide you with information about the Yavapai Nation, as well as the unique flora and fauna you are seeing; everything from the great saguaros to bal...
Our 21 year old grandson came to AZ for a visit and we wanted to do something different that he would enjoy. He had a great time and the history of the valley was also interesting to learn. Mastering the Segway was easier than I expected and the guide added humor at every turn. I would recommend this adventure. Lots of laughs
5. Sedona: Scenic Rim Pink Jeep Tour
Experience the true majesty of red rock formations from 2,000 feet up on this Mogollon Rim Jeep tour. See some of earth's most beautiful formations and blaze a trail through stunning rugged terrain from the safety and comfort of a Jeep Wrangler. See both the lowland deserts and the Ponderosa pine forests of the high mountains from a completely new perspective, and enjoy some fantastic photo opportunities. During the tour, you'll have all the places of importance pointed out and narrated by the on-board tour guide, and have plenty of opportunity to snap to your heart's content for shots for your photo album. Apart from the occasional stop to stretch your legs, you'll see most of the countryside from a state-of-the-art Jeep Wrangler, which has more to it than meets the eye. Whether it's traversing intense hills , or smoothly riding down super-steep valleys, you'll be amazed at what this...
They were very accommodating to change of ride type as I had chosen roughest ride by mistake- though it probably would have been ok. We had a great tour guide who attempted to meet our every need. Beautiful
6. Sedona 2-Hour Jeep Tour of the Western Canyons
Ride into the backcountry roads and off-roads of Sedona on a thrilling 2-hour Jeep tour for the perfect adventure for the whole family. You'll be driving over boulders and through gorgeous scenery en route to a dramatic overlook. Tours are available throughout the day, but take it in the late afternoon and you will see a mesmerizing sunset from the overlook. Explore the beautiful flora and fauna of the western canyons as you ride along Red Rock Range. Your guide will drive through picturesque landscapes and open vistas, and show you the ropes of real off-roading. Along the way, snap photos of fantastic geological sites, and learn fun and interesting facts about Sedona's local history. Discover the plants, animals, and geology that make this scenery so fabled.
7. Sedona: Red Rock Range Pink Jeep Tour
Relax and relish Sedona's incredible natural beauty. Board a customized Jeep Wrangler and head west for wide open views of the world famous red rocks of Sedona. Travel mild dirt roads to gorgeous vistas, listening to the narrative provided by your certified guide. For a truly unforgettable experience try this tour at sunset and enjoy seeing the light at dusk play along the rock formations. Enjoy sweeping vistas and pinyon and juniper forests. See some of Sedona’s most iconic views, including Thunder Mountain. Hear about Bradshaw Overlook, named for Bob Bradshaw, Sedona resident and movie scout.
Alan was awesome and gave us so much history and pointed out all the unique desert life and rock formations. Fabulous tour.
8. Flagstaff Segway Tour
Pass over the historic Route 66, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad, as well as the Historic Beale wagon road. Continue into a small historic neighborhood before entering Northern Arizona University. Once on NAU campus the tour enjoys wide pedestrian paths through a beautiful mix of architecture and landscape. The tour explores the majority of campus before returning into the Historic Downtown Flagstaff district. While passing through the Historic Downtown Flagstaff, pass over the exact spot Forrest Gump stepped in mess while running across the country! As the tour moves into the adjacent neighborhoods the guide will point out parks, trails, and other things to do that are not obvious to the casual visitor. The tour continues through the neighborhood and arrives at the Old Town Spring, which is the settlement site of the first pioneers of Flagstaff. Old Town is located directly ...
Awesome tour guide. Very nice and knew his history of the area. Fun, interesting and well worth the cost.
9. LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona
Explore the ultimate indoor LEGO playground at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona. Have fun with the many LEGO attractions such as the Kingdom Quest adventure ride where families hop aboard a royal chariot to save the princess in this interactive journey. Discover a JURASSIC-sized adventure, Dino Explorer, to create a LEGO dinosaur and even snap a picture with the larger-than-life LEGO T-Rex. See famous LEGO characters on the big screen, like The LEGO Movie™ A New Adventure, at the 4D LEGO Cinema. Go faster and higher on Merlin’s Apprentice Ride where families control an enchanted cart to conjure the sorcerer’s spell and soar into the sky. Explore MINILAND, a Phoenix cityscape, made entirely out of LEGO Bricks – over 1 million to be exact. Build friendship in LEGO Friends Heartlake City and create new colorful additions to add to their growing town. Get a selfie with a LEGO Friend duri...
10. From Hurricane: Warner Valley Self-Drive Guided UTV Tour
Hit the trails and enjoy the colorful red and purple landscapes of the Warner Valley on a UTV tour. Take a 3 or 4-hour tour and discover the terrain and rock formations of the area on one of these rugged vehicles. Take the 3-hour tour and drive to unique destinations including Horseshoe Bend, Warner Valley Overlook, Fort Pierce. For more time on the trails, choose the 4-hour tour and discover The Dinosaur Tracks and Pride Rock. These exhilarating tours are suitable for any skill level. Your professional guide will train you up on driving a UTV, and teach you how to best drive around the obstacles you encounter on the trails.
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What people are saying about Arizona
The Jeep tour was interesting and beautiful. When we were riding horses we saw many different animals we never expected to see. It was a pleasant experience and we enjoyed this tour a lot.