1 & 2 & 3  Home to Grand Junction
We become snowbirds as we leave winter behind and begin our journey to the warm Southwest!  We travel to Lincoln for our first night at the Country Inn & Suites, our second day we’ll have an included lunch  at Front Street Steakhouse and Crystal Palace Saloon with a restful night in Denver at the Drury Inn & Suites. Day 3 will be a journey through Colorado, with a stop in Vail and lunch at the historic Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs.  In Grand Junction motor beautiful Rim Rock Drive, offering 23 miles of the most breathtaking views.
Included Meals: 2 Light Breakfast, 3 Lunches
Hotel: Country Inn, Drury Inn  & Holiday Inn

4. Grand Junction to Bryce Canyon
Cross the majestic Rockies as we make our way to beautiful Bryce Canyon, featuring some of the earth’s most colorful rocks.  Experience an exhilarating journey around the rim of Bryce Canyon heightened by brilliant sun, sky, and pure air!  The red rock spires and the deep caverns  present the wildest and most wonderful scene.  Your hotel is nestled close to the canyon.  Take advantage of the hotel’s unique General Store with fine Indian Arts & Crafts.  
Included Meals: Breakfast          
Hotel: Ruby’s Inn

5. Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas
(The fly away group arrives today in Las Vegas.)  Travel to Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World, and our destination for two nights.  Arrive early afternoon for some free time.   See the famous casino areas, amazing hotel and all kinds of people!  This evening relax and enjoy the beautiful resort hotel located on the famous Las Vegas Boulevard Strip!
Included Meals: Breakfast                    
Hotel: Monte Carlo Resort

6. Las Vegas
Today is at leisure in Las Vegas and you won’t have any trouble finding something to do!  Stroll along the famous Las Vegas Boulevard Strip.  This evening you are free to choose from the many star studded shows of Las Vegas.

7. Las Vegas to Sedona
This morning we’ll pick up and follow the famous “Route 66” through the desert and on to spectacular Oak Creek Canyon.  Lunch is in Williams before we arrive in the artist community of Sedona with its breathtaking red rock formations serving as a backdrop!  Browse the local shops of this charming desert village before we continue to Cottonwood for the night.
Hotel: Cottonwood Quality Inn
Included Meals: Lunch

8. Sedona to Phoenix
This morning we will take a ride on the Verde Canyon Railroad and view historic route into Arizona’s other “grand canyon”, it’s an unforgettable experience.  Later we’ll make our way to “The Valley of the Sun,”  Phoenix Arizona for a relaxing 4 night stay.  Your hotel is located in Old Town Scottsdale.
Included Meals: Light Breakfast             
Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale Old Town
9. Phoenix
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!   Return to the hotel for some free time.  This evening is at your leisure here in Phoenix.
Included Meals: Light Breakfast

10. Phoenix
Today we 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. This evening attend the Barleen Family Country Music Dinner Theater.
Included Meals: Light Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

11. Phoenix
Today is at leisure.  Relax and soak up the warm Arizona sun by the beautiful poolside or maybe take in a game of tennis or golf.  Take advantage of your hotel’s perfectly located in sunny Scottsdale including the Scottsdale Trolley that will take you to the charming shops and attractions of the Scottsdale area.  
Included Meals: Light Breakfast

12. Phoenix to Tucson
This morning we make our way to the “most sunny city” in America, Tucson.  We’ll make a stop at the De Grazia Art Gallery, a landmark in Tucson, that welcomes thousands of visitors each year.  Later, we’ll enjoy a narrated tram tour of Sabino Canyon where waterfalls, flowing mountain streams, clear cool pools, and rock walls hundreds of feet high create a marvelous natural environment.  We’ll relax and get settled into the Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites for a leisurely 3 night stay in beautiful Tucson.  
Included Meals: Light Breakfast            
Hotel: Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites

13. Tucson
After breakfast visit the old western town of Tombstone “The town too tough to Die”.  Tombstone was perhaps the most renowned of Arizona’s old mining camps and noted for the infamous Earp-Clanton battle, fought near the rear entrance of the O.K. Corral in 1881.  See many of Tombstone’s historic buildings-all within a few blocks of downtown Tombstone.  Truly a historical American Landmark, Tombstone is American’s best example of our 1880 western heritage- we’ll give time to browse this unique town.  Lunch is included at Johnny Carino’s Restaurant.  Hear the story of Our Lady of the Sierras Shrine, a national historic landmark that, evokes a feeling for the past. Our final stop of the day will be at the Village of Elgin Winery.  Return to in Tucson for a relaxing evening at your leisure.
Included Meals: Breakfast                       
Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites

14. Tucson
A local step on guide shows us the sights of Tucson including Mission San Xavier Del Bac, the Grand “White Dove of the Desert.” Visit to the Sonora Desert Museum, ranked as one of the greatest natural museums in the world!  It’s exhibits are absolutely first rate.  See Giant Saguara Cactii that will amaze you!  Lunch is served at Ironwood Terrace Restaurant within the park.  This evening you are guests at a ranch outside of Tucson.  Enjoy an outdoor BBQ under the stars with entertainment and cowboy storytelling.  
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

15. Tucson to Albuquerque
(Fly away group departs today) After breakfast we depart for Wilcox with a stop at the Apple Farm for a delightful coffee break.  Arrive in Albuquerque for a two night stay in this unique and exciting city.
Included Meals: Breakfast

16. Albuquerque
After breakfast explore the city of Holy Faith, Santa Fe with its colorful history, culture and fun.  Santa Fe boasts a wealth of Old World charm.  Enjoy a walking tour here including San Miguel Mission, the Loretta Chapel with it’s miraculous staircase.  Enjoy lunch here on your own. Later motor along the scenic Turquoise Trail passing through Madrid a quaint coal town.  Pass through Cerrillos, where turquoise from the area made it’s way to the crown jewels of Spain.  Dinner is included at Mimi’s Cafe.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

17. Albuquerque to Oklahoma City
Journey across the pan handle of Texas through Amarillo arriving in Oklahoma City for a restful evening.
Included Meals: Breakfast                  
Hotel: AmeriSuites

18. Oklahoma to Kansas City
Breakfast is served at the hotel before we depart for a visit to the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial a “Symbolic Memorial” honoring the victims of this tragedy. Arrive in Kansas City and enjoy dinner at a local favorite restaurant here in Kansas City.
Included Meals: Light Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Drury Inn

19.Kansas City to Home
After breakfast we make our final stretch home with lunch at Machine Shed Restaurant.  Return this evening.
Included Meals: Light Breakfast, Lunch   

Motorcoach option
Departure Date:  
February 1-19, 2007  19 Days

Price Per Person: 
Double:  $2249  Single:  $3119  
Triple:    $2139  Quad:    $2029

Fly-away option:
Optional Travel Insurance:
$149 double (per person)/$198 single
Departure Date:
February 5-15 , 2007   11 Days

Price Per Person: 
Double: $2179   Single: $2749
Triple:   $2069   Quad: $1959
* Airfare Included.

Optional Travel Insurance:
$164 double/$200 single per person

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $2,249
Single: $3,119
Triple: $2,139
Quad: $198

Passport Needed


Price Includes

Single:  $3119
Double:  $2249
Triple:  $2139 

Single:  $198
Double:  $149

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