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Want to see a little more of Arizona while you're here for Spring Training?   It's easy to add an all inclusive day or two to your stay, or, replace a game day with a daytrip.   Daytrips can be mixed and matched for a two day overnight trip.
Scroll down for brief generalized trip descriptions.   Call - 928-595-2250 or Email - arizonafriend@wileswest.com for more details.

The Grand Canyon South Rim
Sedona and Red Rock Country
The Apache Trail & Tonto Basin
Petrified Forest & Painted Desert

General description for the following options not yet complete.   Call - 928-595-2250 or Email - arizonafriend@wileswest.com for details.

Verde Canyon Rail Road & Sedona
Verde Valley Prehistoric Ruins & Sedona
Oak Creek Canyon & Sedona
Verde Valley Wineries & Sedona
"Ghost Town" of Jerome
Painted Rocks & Dateland

The following options are only available as part of an overnight trip.

Monument Valley
To the Bottom of The Grand Canyon
Hopi
Meteor Crater

Grand Canyon S. Rim Daytrip
General Description

Early departure.   North through Black Canyon and the Central Highlands to the Verde Valley and up the Colorado Plateau, through Flagstaff to a close encounter with Sunset Crater and dramatic views of the San Francisco Peaks, highest point in Arizona.   Then across the Painted Desert and onto the Navajo Indian Reservation to Cameron Trading Post atop the gorge of the Little Colorado River for lunch.   After lunch along the East Kaibab Monocline and up to Desert View, first view point at The Grand Canyon.   From there spending the afternoon at other view points along The Canyon's S. Rim.   Returning to the hotel in late evening.


Mather Point Grand Canyon - 2018 Spring Training Travel Options
Red Rock Crossing, Sedona - 2018 Spring Training Travel Options

Sedona & Red Rock Country Daytrip
General Description

Early departure.   North through Black Canyon and the Central Highlands and across the Verde Valley to Red Rock Country and Sedona.   Stops at Bell Rock and overlook Sedona from Schnebly Hill Road.   Lunch and time to wander in Old Town.   Red Rock Loop Road to Red Rock Crossing and other area scenic view points.   Dinner in Sedona.   Returning to the hotel in late evening.


Apache Trail & Tonto Basin Daytrip
General Description

Early departure.   East to the Apache Trail, a narrow winding road through the rough, spectacular scenery of the Superstition Mountains to Tonto Basin with overlook stops along the way.   Through Tonto Basin along the shore of Roosevelt Lake to the cliff dwelling ruins of Tonto National Monument.   From there, across the Salt River and up the craggy ramparts of the Sierra Anchas to views over Tonto Basin.   Return to Phoenix for dinner by way of Hwy 87 over the Mazatzal Mountains.

"The Apache Trail combines the grandeur of the Alps, the Glory of the Rockies, the magnificence of the Grand Canyon and then adds an indefinable something that none of the others have. To me, it is the most awe-inspiring and most sublimely beautiful panorama nature has ever created."     -Teddy Roosevelt


Sierra Anchas View of Tonto Basin & Superstition Mts. - 2018 Spring Training Travel Options
Petrified Forest & Painted Desert - 2018 Spring Training Travel Options

Petrified Forest & Painted Desert
General Description

Early departure. From saguaro to ponderosa pine - north on Hwy 87 over the Mazatzal Mts., through the Payson Basin and a long lateral climb to the top of the Mogollon Rim (southern edge of the Colorado Plateau), across the Painted Desert to the Petrified Forest   Stops at view points and trails through petrified wood.   Return by way of Winslow and Flagstaff.   Back to hotel in late evening.


Daytrip
General Description

An early departure north through Black Canyon and the Central Highlands to the Verde Valley and up the Colorado Plateau to just south of Flagstaff.     .   .   Evening return to hotel.


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Daytrip
General Description

Early departure.   North through Black Canyon and the Central Highlands and across the Verde Valley.   .   .   .   Returning to the hotel in evening.