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Up to 53% Off Private Destination Wine Tours

WineToursOfSedona.com

Sedona

$105 $49

Guides pick up guests anywhere in Sedona for scenic tours of Arizona’s myriad vineyards and wineries

Up to 51% Off a Guided Trolley Tour in Sedona

Red Rock Magic Trolley

Sedona

$58 $29

(15)

Trolley tours led by local guides take passengers through Sedona's high desert landscapes of Bell Rock or the Boynton Canyon

Up to 55% Off Scavenger Blitz on August 2

Scavenger Blitz

Downtown Flagstaff

$64.29 $29

Urban scavenger race challenges participants to cross the finish line after deciphering clues, taking pictures, and gathering items

Up to 46% Off at Kegs, Corks & Forks

Kegs, Corks & Forks

Surprise Pointe

$26 $14

(18)

Enjoy a sampling of beer that can be paired with fresh veggies and hummus, jalapeño poppers, or cheese

50% Off from Certified Glider Rides

Certified Glider Rides

Peoria

$299 $149

Glider experience, which lasts about 45 minutes includes preflight procedures & a majestic flight with scenic views 2,000 feet above ground

Up to 41% Off Monument Valley Tour

Redstone Tours

On Location

$438 $259

Explore historic Cameron Trading Post and Monument Valley Tribal Park; observe the Painted Desert; eat lunch overlooking Monument Valley

Up to 14% Off Hot-Air Balloon Ride

Soaring Adventures of America, Inc.

On Location

$229.95 $199

Leisurely float through the skies in the basket of a colorful hot air balloon

Half Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Spirit Expeditions

Hotel San Carlos

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Distillery Tour and Tasting at Arizona Distilling Co

Arizona Distilling Co

Tempe

$20 $13

During a one-hour tour of Phoenix's first whiskey distillery since prohibition, guests learn about the process and taste multiple samples

43% Off Steamboat Cruise in Apache Junction

Dolly Steamboat

Apache Junction

$44 $25

(199)

Air-conditioned steamboat chugs across the waters of Canyon Lake, highlighting local history and wildlife

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After you hike a 10-mile descent through Hualapai Canyon—past the Supai Village and breathtaking ancient geological formations—you arrive at Havasu Falls. Follow the sound of the water and you’ll find the falls, where rapids cascade 100 feet to a dazzlingly blue-green, travertine pool below. It’s one of the world's most remote and beautiful swimming holes, and Pygmy Guides’ backpacking guides, who are medically trained as wilderness first responders or wilderness EMTs, lead groups there regularly.

Havasu Falls is just one of many destinations that you can explore with Pygmy Guides, a company that was founded by people who have spent more than 10 years living in and exploring Grand Canyon National Park. They lead groups to hike below the rim to see ancient rock art, hidden fossils, and california condors, walking in the footsteps of horse thieves on the Tanner Trail or along routes on the Bright Angel Trail once tread by ancestral Pueblo peoples. At Dripping Springs, water drips from the roof of a sandstone alcove so you can dilute Gatorade that tastes too sweet.

Sightseers who prefer the comfort of a plush SUV can see the canyon's expansive vistas through high-powered telescopes during day tours. Each all-inclusive trip includes park fees and gourmet meals and is limited to small groups for comfort and convenience.

Center Loop Road
Grand Canyon National Park,
AZ
US

After learning to fly in college, Arizona native Rob Norberg flew to Alaska, where he spent 20 years traversing mountains, streams, and valleys as a fishing guide and seaplane pilot. But the Arizona climate eventually beckoned him back. Norberg now leads tours five times a day in his Cessna Caravan seaplane, carrying passengers high above sights including the Salt River Canyon, Roosevelt Dam, and Tonto Indian Ruins and providing passengers with thought-provoking facts and history. His nine-passenger plane ensures a window seat for each passenger, and comes equipped with personal headsets so they can each listen to the plane's adorable heartbeat.

15115 N. Airport Drive
Scottsdale,
Arizona
US

Grapes don't usually grow in the desert's dry heat, but the owners of Oak Creek Vineyard and Winery found a way. They nourish vines of syrah, merlot, zinfandel, and chardonnay grapes with pure water from an aquifer 425 feet beneath the earth's surface. Moisture isn't everything, though; western Arizona's brilliant sunlight helps the grapes to develop ideal sugar content. The combination of warm days and chilly nights further brings flavor to life beneath the grapes' dusk-purple skins.

White curtains swirl around the outdoor patio of an adobe tasting room, where visitors pair sips of wine with meats and cheeses. A jaunt through the grounds reveals views of flowering cacti and tumbleweeds wearing pearls on the sun-browned hills.

1555 N Page Springs Rd
Cornville,
AZ
US

The guides at Sedona Adventure Tours coax visitors out to explore the rugged wilderness and rolling terrain of Sedona and the Verde River Valley. Suited for guests of all experience levels, they helm hikes, horseback rides, and ATV excursions through the desert hills and dusk-red mountains, all the while divulging information on the area's diverse habitats, making sure to cover which rocks are poisonous. Their Verde River tours put guests at the helm of inflatable ducky kayaks which, thanks to their stability and light weight, are easy to navigate through the shady bends and past sweeping desert vistas. Sedona Adventure Tours' signature Water to Wine excursions cap these floating trips with a vino tasting at nearby Alcantara Vineyards.

45 W Hollamon St
Camp Verde,
AZ
US

—One of Arizona Helicopter Adventures' copters as it soars high above Sedona's red rock formations.

Arizona Helicopter Adventures tours Sedona and Scottsdale. Here are just a few things you can expect to see while looking out the helicopter's windows:


Landing Sites

In addition to their standard helicopter tours, Arizona Helicopter Adventures offers packages that include other activities: dinner theater, a zip line course, or even an African wildlife park. In each case, the pilot lands right at the site of the attraction.


Fast Facts

  • FAA-Certified Air Carrier
  • Perfect safety record since 1985
  • Eurosafety-trained pilots
  • Pilots narrate tours through noise-canceling headphones
  • Arizona Helicopter Adventures shot their own movie called Aerial Sedona: A Breathtaking Journey, which is available in the gift shop
Sedona

* Red Rock Formations
* Chapel of the Holy Cross
* Oak Creek & The Mogollon Rim
Scottsdale

* Paradise Valley’s mansions
* Camelback Mountain & Old Town Scottsdale
* Several World Class Golf Courses

235 Air Terminal Dr
Sedona,
AZ
US

Sedona Red Rock Adventures' founder, Jim Reich, credits his father with nurturing a love of nature in their home outside New York City. As an adult, Jim transplanted his passion for the outdoors to the crimson boulders of Sedona after encouragement from a friend and fellow outdoorsman. A Western backdrop for movies during the 1940s and '60s, Sedona covers 19 square miles in the middle of scarlet bluffs, canyons, and Native American ruins and petroglyphs. Jim and his canine sidekick, Summit, share their affinity for fresh air through diverse tours that range from daylong jaunts into the Grand Canyon to the exploration of nocturnal wildlife during full-moon adventures. He adheres to Leave No Trace protocols, leaving nearby national parks free from litter or speakers blaring the theme from Chariots of Fire.

Jim powers all of his tours, including voyages through wine country and microbreweries, with drinks and snacks, and invites pooches along for the ride. He also snaps photos so that patrons can always remember the time they dropped their digital camera into the Grand Canyon.

305 Inspirational Dr.
Sedona,
Arizona
US