Activities in West Sedona


Four-Hour Rental of Two- or Four-Seater Tomcar or Four-Seater Polaris from Sedona Off-Road Center (Up to 47% Off)

Sedona Off-Road Center

Sedona

Off-road vehicles provide a thrilling way to see Sedona Red Rock country on your own pace

$198 $104

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$51 for Guided Jeep Tour from Arizona Safari Jeep Tours in Sedona (Up to $99 Value)

Arizona Safari Jeep Tours

Sedona

Guides well-versed in anthropology and conservation helm tours that showcase local flora and fauna or motor through rough off-road terrain

$99 $51

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2-Hour Jeep Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Red Rock Western Jeep Tours (Up to 49% Off)

Red Rock Western Jeep Tours

Sedona

Guided tours take guests inside Jeeps that patrol red rocks, the Devil’s Kitchen, and the Apache’s Seven Pools

$178 $100

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Wine Your Way Tours from WineToursOfSedona.com (Up to 51% Off). Four Options Available.

WineToursOfSedona.com

Sedona

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

$105 $51

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85-Minute Trolley Tour Through Sedona for Two or Four from Red Rock Magic Trolley (Up to 48% Off)

Red Rock Magic Trolley

Sedona

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

$58 $30

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Rough Rider Canyon Jeep Tour in Sedona for Two, Four, or Six from Earth Wisdom Jeep Tours (Up to 40% Off)

Earth Wisdom Jeep Tours

Sedona

Experienced guides steer rugged Jeeps to the canyon rim or amid the red rock formations

$150 $93

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$51 for Off-Road Desert Segway Tour from Adventures Out West ($85 Value)

Adventures Out West

Multiple Locations

Riders rumble off the beaten path on Segway X2s during 1.5-hour jaunts replete with prehistoric landscapes and saguaro cacti

$85 $51

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Wine Tasting with Souvenir Glasses for Two, Four, or Six at Oak Creek Vineyard and Winery (Up to 54% Off)

Oak Creek Vineyards

Camp Verde-Sedona

Varietals such as merlot, syrah, and chardonnay served in an adobe tasting room veiled by white curtains

$34 $18

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Two- or Three-Hour Guided Horseback Trail Ride for One or Two from Cowboy Way Adventures (Up to 56% Off)

Cowboy Way Adventures

Multiple Locations

Veteran wranglers lead horseback riders through Arizona's rocky cliffs and rivers, with trails and regions varying by season

$75 $37

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Mining Days Vehicle Tour for Two or Four from Ghost Town Tours (Up to 45% Off)

Ghost Town Tours

Jerome

Climate-controlled van takes you to historic mines, where a knowledgeable guide shares facts about the region’s industrial past

$90 $59

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Couples Wine-Tasting Package or Double-Date Retreat Package for Four at Passion Cellars (Up to 51% Off)

Passion Cellars

Multiple Locations

Sample Arizona-grown wines, including the fruit syrah, oak-barrel-fermented merlot, and cranberry-agave wine

$40 $20

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$72 for 60-Minute Horseback Trail Ride for Two at Trail Horse Adventures (Up to $130 Value)

Trail Horse Adventures

Cottonwood

Horseback riders traverse such terrain as riverbeds, desert & forests of cottonwood trees & look for local wildlife

$130 $72

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Vineyard Tour for Two or Four from Sedona Adventure Tours (Up to 50% Off)

Sedona Adventure Tours

Verde River Adventure Center

Three- to four-hour tours take passengers to three boutique vineyards

$144 $72

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$699 for a Three-Night Grand Canyon Trek from Trans-Sierra Club ($1,150 Value). Six Dates Available.

Trans-Sierra Club

Grand Canyon National Park

Guides lead up to nine hikers on an four-day, 35-mile hike looping through the Grand Canyon; includes back-country meals and snacks.

$1,150 $699

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Family-Friendly Ranch Fun for Two or Four at Arizona Equestrian Connection at Jackpot Ranch (Up to 57% Off)

Arizona Equestrian Connection at Jackpot Ranch

Camp Verde

The nearly endless outdoor activites and curiosities include carts drawn by mini horses, paddle boats, a three-story tree house, and sports

$60 $26

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Two- or Four-Hour Wakeboarding Boat Rental with Optional Lessons at BlackShell Boat Club (Up to 54% Off)

BlackShell Boat Club

Rio Verde

Aboard a MasterCraft X30 speedboat specifically designed for wakeboarding, groups learn to ride the waves from a licensed instructor

$316 $158

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Sleigh Ride with Hot Cocoa and Bonfire for Two or Four at Hitchin' Post Stables (Up to 50% Off)

Hitchin' Post Stables

Hitchin' Post Stables

Scenic horse-drawn sleigh rides glide through the Coconino National Forest

$90 $48

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Historic Downtown Bike Tour, Haunted Bike Tour, or Craft Beer Bike Tour from AZ Pedal Tours (Up to 43% Off)

AZ Pedal Tours

Flagstaff

Cyclists take to Flagstaff’s streets astride comfortable bikes, exploring its historically rich downtown, haunted sites, or local breweries

$50 $30

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One Full-Day Admission for Two or a One-Year Membership to the Museum of Northern Arizona (Up to 38% Off)

Museum of Northern Arizona

Flagstaff

The gorgeous grounds include special curated exhibits and outdoor areas, covering thousands of years of local history

$20 $13

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Planes of Fame Air Museum for Two or Four (46% Off)

Planes of Fame Air Museum

Valle

When the museum opened in 1957, it housed 10 planes; today it hosts more than 40

$13.90 $7.50

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Visit to Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary

Prescott

Zoo serves as the home of more than 150 rescued native and exotic animals such as black bears, tigers, and emus

$16 $8

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Horseback Riding at Desert Palms Equestrian Center (Up to 53% Off). Two Options Available.

Desert Palms Equestrian Center

Desert View

Lifelong equine enthusiast who assisted in the training of a Triple Crown winner shows proper horseback riding and horsemanship techniques

$100 $49

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One Personal Training Session from Belles Womens Fitness (65% Off)

Belle Womens Fitness

Anthem

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$60 $21

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One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes, or 10 CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Cave Creek (Up to 78% Off)

CrossFit Cave Creek

Cave Creek

CrossFit classes utilize continuously varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity

$179 $39

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$195 for Four-Hour Rental of 24-Foot Pontoon from Scorpion Bay Marina ($395 Value)

Scorpion Bay Marina

Peoria

24-foot pontoons seat up to 10 and include a bimini top

$395 $195

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One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody (Up to 94% Off)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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$25 for $55 Worth of Gymnastics — Dynamite Sports

Dynamite Sports

Fountain Hills

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$55 $25

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5 or 10 Yoga Classes at Yoga Village (Up to 73% Off)

Yoga Village

Multiple Locations

Students of all skill levels bend, stretch, and relax in nearly 60 yoga classes offered at two spacious studios

$70 $19

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Guided Horseback Trail Ride for One, Two, or Four from Fort McDowell Adventures (Up to 52%Off)

Fort McDowell Adventures

Salt River

Guides train visitors in horseback-riding basics before leading them on a trail ride that crosses the Verde River

$60 $30

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Four Painting Classes for One or Two or Painting Party for Up to 12 from Pat Serie Art Classes (Up to 59% Off)

Pat Serie Art Classes

Emerson Art School

Experienced artist leads informal painting classes or party at choice of location; all supplies included

$185 $93

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One Month of Unlimited Classes for One or Two at Amenzone Fitness (Up to 84% Off)

Amenzone Fitness

Multiple Locations

Back-to-the-basics fitness routines motivate clients with workouts that use body weight and car tires

$180 $39

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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Lazy D Rockin' P Ranch Wagons & Teams (Up to 46% Off)

Lazy D Rockin" P Ranch Wagons & Teams

Downtown Wickenburg, Ortega Parking Lot (behind Anita's)

Guests relax in horse-drawn carriages as knowledgeable guides point out historic sites in Wickenburg

$80 $45

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Adult Admission for Two or Four to Desert Caballeros Western Museum (Up to 47% Off)

Desert Caballeros Western Museum

Wickenburg

Explore artifacts of the Old West and Arizona culture including a collection of paintings and sculptures made by Western women

$18 $9.50

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Six Weeks of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Unwavering (65% Off)

Crossfit Uneavering

Surprise

From the merchant: Unlimited sessions for one month with personalized CrossFit instruction. Come join our supportive community.

$120 $42

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Unlimited Barre Classes at Spotlight Entertainment (Up to 59% Off). Three Options Available.

Spotlight Entertainment

Macayo's Plaza

These classes mix resistance bands, bodyweight, and ballet for a fat-burning workout

$60 $25

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$49 for One Month of Unlimited Beginners' Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform at CG Martial Arts ($150 Value)

CG Martial Arts

Surprise

Beginners train with experienced instructors to learn the basics of martial arts

$150 $49

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15 Martial Arts Classes at Legendary Martial Arts (78% Off)

Legendary Ata Martial Arts

Surprise

Martial arts and fitness classes are available for the whole family, such as ATA Taekwondo, HIIT Kickboxing, and Krav Maga

$200 $44

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Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes or 10 Classes at CrossFit Arms (51% Off)

CrossFit ARMS

Surprise

With encouragement from their coaches and fellow CrossFitters, students perform functional-fitness exercises

$100 $49

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4-Week Martial-Arts Starter Course and Uniform for 1 or 2 Kids at 2 Knuckle Sports MMA Academy (Up to 77% Off)

2 Knuckle Sports MMA Academy

Surprise

Children age 5-to-13 learn life skills such as self-confidence, focus, and discipline during four weeks of basic martial-arts lessons

$145 $36

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Four or Six Weeks of Fitness Boot-Camp Classes at TASK Fitness (Up to 71% Off)

TASK Fitness

Multiple Locations

45-minute small-group classes combine one-on-one fitness guidance with workouts designed to burn up to 1,000 calories

$59 $20

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Two-Hour Horseback Trail Ride for One, Two, or Four From White Tank Stables (Up to 49% Off)

White Tank Stables

Waddell

Atop majestic horses, riders take a guided tour past plants and animals indigenous to the desert of White Tank Mountain Regional Park

$75 $41

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$30 for Month of Unlimited Fit Camp or 21-Day Fat Furnace Program at Profile Fitness AZ ($240 Value)

Profile Fitness AZ

Multiple Locations

Emphasizing on nutrition, trainer with over a decade of experience slims clients with exercises such as weightlifting or body-weight drills

$240 $30

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Private Golf Lessons from Antoine M. Dumas Golf Professional (Up to 56% Off). Four Options Available.

Antoine M. Dumas Golf Professional

Union Hills Golf and Country Club - Sun City/Glendale

Lessons with teaching professional and Tiger Woods look-alike include tips for improving your swing, short game, and strategy

$60 $30

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"Les Misérables" at Arizona Broadway Theatre on February 28–April 4 (Up to 40% Off)

Arizona Broadway Theatre

Arizona Broadway Theatre

World’s longest-running musical follows Jean Valjean as he flees his past across a country on the cusp of revolution

$75 $45

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Four-Hour Hooked-Up Striper Charter for One or Two from The Hook Up Outfitters (Up to 55% Off)

Hook Up Outfitters

Peoria

Chartered trip includes high-quality equipment and expert guides who tailor experience to clients’ needs

$150 $69

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$156 for a 2,000-Foot Glider Flight for Two from Certified Glider Rides ($299 Value)

Certified Glider Rides

Peoria

Glider experience includes preflight procedures & a majestic flight with scenic views 2,000 feet above ground

$299 $156

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$49 for One Month of Kids' Kung Fu Classes at United Kung Fu ($99 Value)

United Kung Fu

Peoria

Little Tigers classes teach Kung Fu basics as well as focus, discipline, coordination, balance, courtesy, and respect to kids aged 4–7

$99 $49

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Eight Fitness Classes or One, Two, or Three Months of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Entourage Fitness (Up to 79% Off)

Entourage Fitness

Arrowhead Fountains Center

Small-group fitness classes build muscle, burn fat, and increase flexibility

$80 $19.99

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$10 for $20 Worth of Sports Camp at Central Basketball League

Central Basketball League

Bedford Village

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$20 $10

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5 or 13 Small-Group Sports-Performance Training Sessions at Center for Athletic Performance (50% Off)

Center for Athletic Performance

Peoria

Trainer guides groups of six or fewer through a workout regimen tailored to individual fitness needs and sport-specific demands

$150 $75

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Private Horseback-Riding Lessons for One, Three, Four, or Five at Cuadra San Benito (Up to 77% Off)

Cuadra San Benito

Peoria

Students of all ages and ability levels can study different riding styles, from beginning lessons to dressage, with a riding champion

$75 $39

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$167 for a Sunset Cruise on Lake Pleasant for Four from Sailboat Shop ($295 Value)

Sailboat Shop

Peoria

Two-hour cruise sends four passengers aboard a wind-powered sloop, gliding over the calm waters of Lake Pleasant at sunset

$295 $167

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10 or 15 Group Fitness Classes at Positively Fitt (Up to 84% Off)

Positively Fitt

Peoria

Instructors guide students through classes that focus on cardio kickboxing, boot-camp drills, and TRX suspension training

$150 $29

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One, Three, or Five All-Day Rock-Climbing Passes with Gear Rental at Ape Index Rock Climbing (50% Off)

Ape Index

Peoria

Guests burn calories while they scale 32-foot walls, swing from top ropes, and climb the face of a 3-D globe

$20 $9.99

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$9 for Five Custom Ceramic-Painting Sessions at Color Me Mine ($50 Value)

Color Me Mine

Lake Pleasant Towne Center

Choose from a bounty of dishes, figurines, and other ceramic creations to paint in vibrant colors, then hand off to staff to glaze and fire

$50 $9

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$44 for $100 Worth of Music Lessons — Drum Lessons with Keith

Drum Lessons With Keith

Peoria

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $44

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Two Personal Training Sessions at RDL Training LLC (65% Off)

R D L Training

Peoria

We will show you what we can do for you, and we will put you through a workout according to your goals

$60 $21

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$16 for Two 60-Minute Indoor Trampoline Jump Sessions at Sky Zone ($28 Value)

Sky Zone Sports -- Peoria

Peoria

Indoor trampoline park with room for open jumping, a pit filled with 10,000 foam cubes, and separate spaces for activities such as dodgeball

$28 $16

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Tandem Paragliding Instructional Flight for One or Two from Paradrenalin (Up to 52% Off)

Paradrenalin

Pleasant Valley Airport

20­–30-minute tandem flights begin with basic training and end with breathtaking views of the Arizona landscape

$240 $125

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$35 for a FlyBoarding Session at Pleasant Harbor Boat Rental ($60 Value)

Pleasant Harbor Boat Rental

Peoria

Guests stand on a board attached to a hose powered by a jet ski, which propels them up to 30 feet above the water’s surface for 15 minutes

$60 $35

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$179 for $325 Worth of Jet-Ski Rental — Fun For Rent

Fun For Rent Llc

Peoria

From the merchant: Comes with 2 Jet Skis and a trailer. Pick up in town, take it to one of several lakes in the Phoenix Valley.

$325 $179

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All-Day Paintball Package for Up to 4, 6, or 12 & Equipment Rental from Paintball International (Up to 82% Off)

Paintball International

Peoria

Equipped with rental paintball markers and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

$100 $19

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$29.99 for Three Months of Unlimited Martial Arts and Fitness Classes at Siege MMA ($417 Value)

Siege MMA

Peoria

Classes such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Submission Wrestling combine self-defense techniques with physical fitness

$417 $29.99

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Try Diving Course for 1 or 2, or Accelerated Beginner Course at Scuba Professionals of Arizona (Up to 49% Off)

Scuba Pros of Arizona

Peoria

Instructors guide students through classroom and training to get acquainted with scuba diving

$50 $26

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All-Day Paintball Package for Two or Four with Equipment Rental and Paintballs (Up to 45% Off)

Cowtown Paintball

Peoria

In an expansive multiterrain setting with an urban desert theme, groups play Capture the Flag, elimination, and other games

$85 $51

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$45 for $100 Worth of Sports Camp — Peoria Diamond Club

The Peoria Diamond Club (peoria Sports Complex)

Vistancia

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $45

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Martial Arts or Krav Maga Classes at USA Martial Arts (Up to 74% Off)

USA Martial Arts

Paradise Valley

Seasoned instructors imbue students with confidence and self-defense skills during martial arts or krav maga classes

$145 $39

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Street Eats Food Truck Festival Visit for 2 with Optional VIP Package at Salt River Fields on February 7 or 8 (50% Off)

Salt River Fields

Salt River

Sample treats such as caramel corn, fry bread, and satay at an event with cooking classes and live music

$24 $12

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How to Find "The One" in 2015 or Why Am I Still Single? on January 21–February 18 (Up to 51% Off)

How to Find "The One" in 2015 or Why Am I Still Single? Workshops

Multiple Locations

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Love and relationship experts offer romantic advice and pinpoint common dating mistakes in men- and women-only workshops and seminars

$48 $24

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Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre at Orange Tree Golf Resort on January 30–February 28 (Up to 33% Off)

Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre presents: "A Ghostly Crime," "Deadly Housewives", "Get A Clue...Or Die!", or "Murder! More or Less...a Comedy?"

Orange Tree Golf Resort

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Murder mysteries inspired by Clue and Desperate Housewives turn audiences into detectives as they feast on a three-course meal

$97.47 $65

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Celebration of Fine Art Show for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 52% Off)

Scottsdale's Celebration of Fine Art

SW corner of Hayden Rd & Loop 101

The juried, invitational art show and sale hosts work from over 100 artists, both established and emerging, from across the country

$20 $12

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Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show for Two or Four from Arabian Horse Association of Arizona (Up to 50% Off)

Arabian Horse Association of Arizona

North Scottsdale

Annual event gathers 2,500 horses and hosts equestrian competitions, educational seminars, gala events, and a showcase of international food

$20 $11

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$11 for $20 Worth Wine, Gifts, and Events at Vintner's Circle

Vintner's Circle

Vintner’s Circle Scottsdale Urban Winery

Wines made in Scottsdale from grapes all over the world, plus wine-appreciation classes, wine-making supplies, and other accessories

$20 $11

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"Footloose," "42nd Street," "Harvey," or "Lombardi" at Desert Stages Theatre (Up to 50% Off)

Desert Stages Theatre

Downtown Scottsdale

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Rock ‘n’ roll riles a religious town; a Broadway ingenue tastes fame; a man befriends an imaginary rabbit; a legendary coach makes history

$21 $11

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Two 60-Minute Group or Private Polo Lessons at Arizona Polo Club (Up to 51% Off)

Arizona Polo Club

South Scottsdale

Learn the rules and basic techniques of polo from a professional instructor

$200 $99

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One, Three, or Five One-Hour Private Golf Lessons from Chad Rogers Golf Instruction (Up to 70% Off)

Chad Rogers Golf Instruction

Talking Stick Golf Club

Chad Rogers helps hone golf skills with experience studying at Troon Golf Academy and ESPN Golf Schools and a high-level competitive career

$110 $49

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3, 6, or 10 One-Hour Group Golf Lessons at Troon North Golf Club (Up to 54% Off)

Troon North Golf Club

Scottsdale

PGA-certified Director of Instruction Doug Hammer and his staff lead classes of up to 12 students at an award-winning club

$90 $49

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$29 to Running Music Festival Entry Package to Nocturnal Lands 5K ($60 Value)

Nocturnal Lands 5K

Salt River Flats

Run past different DJ stages on a 5K course amid interactive light shows, then celebrate at a main-stage after party

$60 $29

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?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

1200 Airport Rd
Sedona,
AZ
US

Sedona Golf Resort's par 71 course challenges golfers of all skill levels with 6,646 yards of mesa-trimmed greenery, earning accolades from Golf.com and Golf Digest for its awe-inspiring views. Practice on the clubhouse-side putting area before carting off across a labyrinth of tees, manicured greens, and fairways that test short and long games as well as each golfer's ability to tell a sand trap from a quicksand trap. The 10th hole invites competitors to drink in Cathedral Rock's majestic spires, piercing clouds against a backdrop of distant desert peaks and blue skies. Athletic endeavors wind down as crews converge around the 18th hole's peaceful pond, lined with stones and windsocks stitched from the recycled polos of champions. Snag a discounted online tee time with the Red Rock Card, which not only takes 20% off the Golf Shop's designer duds from brands such as Adidas and Nike, but also grants golfers reduced rates at Sedona and eight other Arizona courses.

35 Ridge Trail Dr
Sedona,
AZ
US

ParaToys Arizona’s powered-paragliding pilots spirit passengers into the sky in four-wheeled tandem paragliders. After a thorough safety briefing, student and instructor buckle into a BlackHawk LowBoy tandem quad paraglider, a two-seated aviation machine with a low center of gravity that keeps the vehicle stable. An engine, similar to that of an airboat or a tricycle fitted with an airboat engine, fills the attached parachute with air, lifting the pair of aeronauts off their feet. As guests take in panoramic views of the Arizona landscape, soaring at up to 28 miles per hour, the pilot explains flying techniques before handing off the controls. Passengers steer the aeronautical go-kart as the airborne expert offers helpful tips on how to pick up midair snacks from passing commercial airliners.

335 Jordan Road
Sedona,
AZ
US

In 1966, Chuck Mabery bought a cattle ranch that dated back to the late 19th century, planting the seeds of the Blazin' M Ranch. After stints herding and growing vegetables, the flood of 1993 forced the Mabery family to start over, inspiring them to show off their musical talents at a traditional chuck-wagon dinner staged on the property. Fully renovated in 2010, the ranch now hosts an authentic Arizona frontier town where visitors can experience the cowboy life through such activities as lassoing mechanical steers, shooting wax bullets out of a real Colt .45, and learning how to easily covert ten-gallon hats into metric. A selection of shops fits customers out in Western-themed apparel, the copper Spur Saloon serves local wines and microbrews, and a museum delves into the history of the ranch, pioneer-era Arizona, and the Yavapai-Apache Nation. An old-time photo studio, "Pistols and Petticoats", allows groups to have their likeness captured while wearing Victorian costumes. At the museum, the unique Wood'n West Gallery enthralls visitors with moving dioramas of Western life, hand carved over 30 years by a master whittler.

Dead Horse Ranch State Park
Cottonwood,
AZ
US

There are a lot of words one can use to describe barbecue sauce. Some are sweet, some spicy, and some tangy. But at the AZ Rhythm & Ribs festival, only one adjective matters: best. The KCBS Competition takes all comers, restaurant and solo operation alike, to vie for the best barbecue title in the categories of chicken, pork ribs, pork, and beef brisket. Other awards include best dry beans, best sauce, best dessert, and the Anything Goes award, given to a chef who makes the best side dish. Guests vote for their choice with samples—some included with entry—and cleanse their palate between bites with micro-brewed beers from all over the country. Meanwhile, country and southern rock stars make tunes as zesty as the savory stars of the show.

10905 East Pear Tree Drive
Cornville,
AZ
US

Sourcing grapes from their own vineyard?as well as four other vineyards across the state?the winemakers at Page Spring Cellars are able to craft an eclectic variety of wines at a sunny, picturesque estate. Imagined and brought to fruition by owner and winemaker Eric Glomski, vintages and blends range in style from a delicate and nuanced sangiovese to the understated chenin blanc. At the stately tasting room, curious visitors sip samples from the collection of wines or, every third Thursday, work their way through a tapas-style winemaker dinner with pairings. Perhaps more spectacular are the outdoor spaces, which host summer stargazing with astrophysicists or picnics enjoyed on a deck that runs alongside a gurgling creek with splendid oral hygiene.

1500 N Page Springs Rd
Cornville,
AZ
US