• $3,150
  • $300
  • Premier World Travel
  • Moderate
  • Land Only

Inspire your sense of adventure and board the Grand Canyon Railway for an epic journey to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. See the cliff dwellings of Montezuma Castle National Monument and the restored mining town of Jerome. Ride the Verde Canyon Railroad along a spectacular route between two national forests. Complete your trip in Scottsdale’s Old Town, where Western storefronts recall a departed era. This experience combines the scenery of the American West with Native American history at the Montezuma Castle National Monument; the Old West nostalgia of two train rides; and 5 nights at a resort property in Sedona. Just north of Phoenix, Sedona is known for its upscale resorts, art galleries and breathtaking red rock scenery. The trip concludes with a fun Chuckwagon Supper & Stage Show before heading home with many great memories of this 6-day adventure.

Day 1: Phoenix – Sedona

Arrive at the Phoenix Airport and meet your Tour Director. Board a deluxe motorcoach and travel
north to beautiful Sedona. This upscale community is set amongst the red-hued rocks of Oak
Creek Canyon. Your home for the next five nights is a picturesque property in the Sedona area.
This evening enjoy a Beer & Wine Reception followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow
Alumni travelers.
Meal – (D) Overnight: Sedona

Day 2: Sedona

Start a great day with a Sedona Trolley Tour featuring the Chapel of the Holy Cross and Airport
Mesa for spectacular views of the Sedona area. The trolley guide will give you insight into the
various rock formations, indigenous vegetation and history of this remarkable area. Later visit Uptown Sedona and the Spanish-Mexican Village of Tlaquepaque to explore these wonderful areas
full of art galleries shopping opportunities and restaurants. Maybe take an optional Guided Jeep
Tour into the Sedona back country. This evening enjoy Sedona at your own pace.
Meal – (B) Overnight: Sedona

Day 3: Grand Canyon

Begin an unforgettable day with a drive through amazing Oak Creek Canyon, a sixteen mile long
canyon known for its spectacularly colored white, yellow and red cliffs dotted with pine, cypress
and juniper. Then arrive in Williams to board the Grand Canyon Railway for a nostalgic two-hour
train journey that delivers you to the awe-inspiring South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park
for free time and lunch on your own. Six million years in the making the Grand Canyon’s dynamic
colors and textures inspire reflection at nature’s power and beauty. Later board your motorcoach
to see the Grand Canyon from other points of interest. Stop in Flagstaff for dinner before returning to Sedona.
Meals – (B,D) Overnight: Sedona

Day 4: Montezuma Castle – Jerome – Verde Canyon Railroad

This morning visit the Montezuma Castle National Monument which contains ruins of a cliff
dwelling built in the 12th and 13th centuries by the Sinagua Indians. Later visit the old mining
town of Jerome, once a virtual ghost town, now restored with shops, museums and art galleries.
Next travel to Clarkdale to board the Verde Canyon Railroad also known as the Wilderness Train.
The spectacular four-hour ride in a First Class Railcar takes you between two national forests, past
crimson cliffs, over old-fashioned trestles and through a 680-foot tunnel. Early evening return to
Meal – (B) Overnight: Sedona

Day 5: Day at Leisure – Blazin’ M Ranch

Today is at leisure in Sedona. Enjoy the amenities of your hotel. Maybe spend the day shopping,
sightseeing on your own or on a local golf course. An optional tour will be available. Tonight meet
your fellow Alumni travelers for a Beer & Wine Reception. Later, experience a Farewell Dinner
at the Blazin’ M Ranch where you will enjoy a hearty Chuckwagon Supper & Western Stage Show.
Meals – (B,D) Overnight: Sedona

Day 6: Sedona – Scottsdale – Flight Home

This morning travel to Old Town Scottsdale where Western storefronts recreate an aura of the
past. Later arrive at the Phoenix Airport for your flight home filled with unforgettable memories
of your Great Trains & Grand Canyons Tour.
Meal – (B)