2022 Great Trains and Grand Canyons
March 6 - 11, 2022
- Two Rail Journeys, including the Grand Canyon Railway and Verde Canyon Railroad
- Grand Canyon National Park
- Oak Creek Canyon
- Sedonna Trolley Tour
- Chapter of the Holy Cross
- Tlaquepaque & Uptown Sedona
- Montezuma Castle
- Chuckwagon Supper and Show
- Old Town Scottsdale
March 6: Phoenix - Sedona
Arrive at the Phoenix Airport and meet your Tour Director. Board a deluxe motorcoach and travel north to beautiful Sedona. This upscale community is set amongst the red-hued rocks of Oak Creek Canyon. Your home for the next five nights is a picturesque property in the Sedona area. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with fellow travelers.
March 7: Sedona
Start a great day with a Sedona Trolley Tour featuring the Chapel of the Holy Cross and Airport Mesa for spectacular views of the Sedona area. The trolley guide will give you insight into the various rock formations, indigenous vegetation and history of this remarkable area. Later visit Uptown Sedona and the Spanish- Mexican Village of Tlaquepaque to explore these wonderful areas full of art galleries shopping opportunities and restaurants. Maybe take an optional Guided Jeep Tour into the Sedona backcountry. This evening enjoy Sedona at your own pace.
March 8: Grand Canyon
Begin an unforgettable day with a drive through amazing Oak Creek Canyon, a sixteen mile long canyon known for its spectacularly colored white, yellow and red cliffs dotted with pine, cypress and juniper. Then arrive in Williams to board the Grand Canyon Railway for a nostalgic two-hour train journey that delivers you to the awe-inspiring South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park for free time and lunch on your own. Six million years in the making the Grand Canyon’s dynamic colors and textures inspire reflection at nature’s power and beauty. Later board your motorcoach to see the Grand Canyon from other points of interest. Stop in Flagstaff for dinner before returning to Sedona.
March 9: Montezuma Castle - Jerome - Verde Canyon Railroad
This morning visit the Montezuma Castle National Monument which contains ruins of a cliff dwelling built in the 12th and 13th centuries by the Sinagua Indians. Later visit the old mining town of Jerome, once a virtual ghost town, now restored with shops, museums and art galleries. Next travel to Clarkdale to board the Verde Canyon Railroad also known as the Wilderness Train. The spectacular four-hour ride in a First Class Railcar takes you between two national forests, past crimson cliffs, over old-fashioned trestles and through a 680- foot tunnel. Early evening return to Sedona.
March 10: Day at Leisure - Blazin' M Ranch
Today is at leisure in Sedona. Enjoy the amenities of your hotel. Maybe spend the day shopping, sightseeing on your own or on a local golf course. An optional tour will be available. This evening experience a Farewell Dinner at the Blazin’ M Ranch where you will enjoy a hearty Chuckwagon Supper and Western Stage Show.
March 11: Sedona - Scottsdale - Flight Home
This morning travel to Old Town Scottsdale where Western storefronts recreate an aura of the past. Later arrive at the Phoenix Airport for your flight home filled with unforgettable memories of your Great Trains & Grand Canyons Tour.
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