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Day 1 – Home to Phoenix/Old Scottsdale 

Today we leave Minnesota behind as we take flight to the “Valley of the Sun,” Phoenix, Arizona for a relaxing five night stay in our suites in Old Town Scottsdale. We’ll enjoy a welcome dinner together once we’ve checked into our hotel. 

Included Meals: Dinner 

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn/Old Town (5 Nights) 


Day 2 – Phoenix/Old Scottsdale 

A local step on guide will enhance all the history and sights that the Phoenix area has to offer. Enjoy the beauty and vitality of downtown Phoenix, a modern city on the move! Find an interesting place for lunch on your own in Old Scottsdale, before we gather back together for a tour at the Musical Instrument Museum, currently rated #1 Attraction in Phoenix and in the top 20 Museums in all of the US! From there, we’re in for a real treat as we listen to the world’s largest pipe organ in action over dinner. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 


Day 3 – Phoenix/Old Scottsdale 

Today we depart the hotel for the day and make a stop at the Orange Patch for a tour and tasting! We then take a short scenic drive along the Apache Trail to the Superstition Mountains with a delicious included lunch at the famous Tortilla Flats, complete with the World’s Best Killer Chili, and lively entertainment. Enjoy a relaxing cruise by steamboat on Arizona’s beautiful Desert Canyon Lake. Experience the splendor of the canyon, wildlife, and unique desert plants. We arrive at the Goldfield’s Mining Camp for a short visit and then this evening attend the Barleen Family’s Arizona Opry, music and dinner show. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 


Day 4 – Phoenix/Old Scottsdale 

Today you might choose to take an early morning walk, or maybe even sleep in before you choose your options for your free day! Relax or be adventuresome! 

Included Meals: Breakfast 


Day 5 – Phoenix/Old Scottsdale 

Today following breakfast at our hotel, we’ll take a short drive to Queen Creek Olive Mill, a family-owned company that grows and presses olives for the production of high quality extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), from their farm to your table. We’ll take a learning tour of the orchard and mill before we enjoy some tasting, and maybe a little shopping! Before we leave we’ll be treated to an included lunch at the olive mill. On our way back to our hotel this afternoon, a stop at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix rounds out another fabulous day in Arizona. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 


Day 6 – Phoenix/Old Scottsdale to Sedona 

Following our last breakfast at the hotel, you might take in one last stroll around Old Scottsdale before we wave goodbye to Phoenix and head out on one of Arizona’s most beautiful thoroughfares, the Red Rock Scenic Byway, to our new location in Sedona. Sedona is well-known for the jaw-dropping red rock buttes, steep canyon walls, and pine forests. Our hotel is right in the heart of the arts and boutique shops, and nearby are numerous trailheads offering access to Red Rock State Park and some fabulous scenery. 

Hotel: Amara Resort & Spa (4 Nights) 

Included Meals: Breakfast 


Day 7 – Sedona 

Take in a glorious sunrise over the red rocks before indulging in an exclusive breakfast at a fabulous location! Later today we’ll have an opportunity to see the red rocks, steep canyons, and breathtaking views of Sedona and the surrounding area on a pink jeep tour with our traveling friends. What a great way to see the scenery and all that Sedona has to offer close-up! This evening is yours to further explore our resort, and all Sedona has to offer so you can plan for your free day tomorrow. 

Included Meals: Breakfast 


Day 8 – Sedona 

Today is yours to spend it as you like. Enjoy visiting the wonderful cafes of Sedona throughout the day. Perhaps you booked a spa treatment at the resort, or another Pink Jeep tour, or maybe a hike? If you booked a helicopter ride through R&J, we’ll get the group there and back. Maybe you’ll simply enjoy your day at the resort or exploring all the shopping places and restaurants in the area. Whatever you decide, you’ll be surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Red Rocks all around us! 


Day 9 – Sedona 

Today will be all about fun! We’ll head to Cottonwood, AZ for a wonderful 1st class scenic train ride through the Verde Canyon. This canyon features rugged, high rock faces, abundant wildlife, and spectacular vistas that are only accessible by rail! Prepare to sit back and relax in the beautiful open air viewing cars and coaches pulled by vintage diesel engines. Following our train ride through the canyons, we’ll take a short drive to a local ranch for an authentic cowboy-style dinner and variety show entertainment. We’ll head back to our resort after the show for our last overnight in Sedona. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 


Day 10 – Sedona to Phoenix to Home 

This morning enjoy one last breakfast in Sedona before we depart for Phoenix and our flight home, reminiscing with our new travel friends about the wonderful Arizona tour we just took! 

Included Meals: Breakfast 


 Optional Helicopter Ride in Red Rocks of Sedona 

Day 8 / $102 per person 

Call R&J office at 1-800-758-6877 to book helicopter ride before or with your final payment.

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $3,899
Single: $5,299
Triple: $3,579
Quad: $3,369

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $270
Single: $407

Travel Bucks

$50 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$200 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 45 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed


Tour Pace

Light to Moderate Walking

Price Includes

Roundtrip Airfare from MSP including all baggage fees, taxes & surcharges, 14 Meals, Hotels & Activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach

The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 71°
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Arizona Adventures: Old Scottsdale & Sedona
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Tour Highlights

Old Scottsdale - 5 Nights:
Phoenix City Tour with Local Guide
Musical Instrument Museum
Orange Patch
Canyon Lake Cruise and Tortilla Flats
Barleen Family Arizona Opry
Free Day in Phoenix/Old Scottsdale
Queen Creek Olive Mill Tour
Desert Botanical Garden
Sedona - 4 Nights:
Red Rock Canyons
Pink Jeep Tour
Free Day in Sedona
Verde Canyon Railroad
Cowboy BBQ and Variety Show

Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
Minneapolis, Mn
Arizona Adventures: Old Scottsdale & Sedona
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 71°
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