Day & Theater Tours

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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies

Chase Field – September 14, 2017 – Thursday

Join us for a ball game and cheer on the Diamondbacks. We have reserved seats for this afternoon game at the Chase Ballpark in downtown Phoenix. This state-of-the-art stadium, which is enclosed and air-conditioned, is home to the major league baseball team the Arizona Diamondbacks. Come root for the home team, grab a hot dog, check out the ballpark and have a great time! With great players on the D-back’s roster like Paul Goldschmidt, David Peralta and AJ Pollock who knows what will be in store for this season. A game against the Rockies, as the National League West season “heats up”, always proves to be exciting. No parking hassles – just a good old-fashioned afternoon.

Departs Central:   9:15am   and   Northside:  9:45am
Returns Northside:  5:30pm   and   Central:  6:00pm
(Return time is approximate)
Price: $106.00 per person

Includes: Roundtrip transportation via motorcoach, game ticket (seats located on the lower level, baseline – section 111), bus refreshments, services of a tour director and driver tip.

 

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The NEW Odysea Aquarium Tour

September 19, 2017 – Tuesday

Join us as we travel to Scottsdale, Arizona for a very unique oceanic adventure. The brand NEW Odysea Aquarium project has been a much anticipated addition to The Valley and we’ll have fun exploring everything! You will be impressed with the state-of-the-art exhibit areas located here. They boast over 200,000 square feet of space, more than 2 million gallons of water filling over 50 exhibits and housing sharks, sea turtles, seahorses, otters and anything else that swims! A cafe is located here and is the perfect spot to grab a no-host lunch.  Join us for this wonderful experience!

Departs Central:  9:00am   and   Northside:  9:30am
Returns Northside:  5:15pm   and   Central:  5:45pm
Price:  $89.00 per person

Includes Roundtrip transportation via motorcoach, admission to Aquarium, bus refreshments, services of a tour director and driver tip.

 

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Hale Theatre – Gilbert
October 6, 2017 – Friday

We have combined two wonderful places to visit in the Phoenix area on this day tour.  The Musical Instrument Museum covers over 200,000 square feet and truly celebrates the universal language of music by exhibiting instruments from every country in the world. The MIM celebrates the contributions each and every country has made to our musical heritage. On exhibit are approximately 5,000 instruments and with the use of the most technologically advanced wireless headsets and high-resolution video screens, we will be able to see instruments, hear their sounds and observe them being played in their original settings.

Enjoy a no-host lunch in their restaurant and have free time to explore the galleries. This afternoon we take our seats in the Hale Centre Theatre to enjoy their matinee performance of “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”.  The Biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable.  Joseph is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams and of being his father’s favorite son.  When his jealous brothers sell him into slavery and he is taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of terrific adventures.  This Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless.

Departs Central: 8:00am   and   Northside:  8:30am
Returns Northside:  7:15pm   and   Central:  7:45pm
Price:  $118.00 per person

Includes Roundtrip transportation via motorcoach, admission to MIM, theatre ticket, bus refreshments, services of a tour director and driver tip.

 

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All About Frank Tour
Arizona Heritage Center and Taliesin West
October 31, 2017 – Tuesday

This day trip takes us to the Phoenix Valley to celebrate the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. 2017 is Mr Wright’s 150th birthday and we’ll start our trip off with a tour of a special exhibit honoring the man and his many architectural achievements at the Arizona Heritage Center. This native Wisconsinite had a profound impact on this region with his varied body of work as well as areas from the upper Midwest of the US to Japan.

We then treat ourselves to a hearty lunch at Fogo de Chao. This Brazilian themed all-you-can-eat restaurant where the meat is carved table side will certainly satisfy our appetites! We then visit Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter architectural studio in northeast Scottsdale, Arizona. Wright’s southwestern masterpiece is located on 600 acres of rugged desert in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains and the complex of buildings overlooks the entire metropolitan Phoenix Valley. Knowledgeable guides will explain how the architecture relates to the site and provide a general overview of Wright’s theories and designs. Join us for this great tour which is all about Frank!

Departs Central:  7:45am   and   Northside:  8:15am
Returns Northside:  6:30pm   and   Central:  7:00pm
Price:  $139.00 per person

Includes Roundtrip transportation via motorcoach, lunch (tax and tip), admission to Arizona Heritage Center and Taliesin West, bus refreshments, services of a tour director and driver tip.

 

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Twilight Dinner Cruise on Canyon Lake Tour

(on the Apache Trail)
November 3, 2017 – Friday

Afternoon finds us departing Tucson on board our deluxe motorcoach and traveling to Canyon Lake, which is located north of Apache Junction. We’ll make a break stop in Florence.

We board Dolly’s Steamboat for their dinner cruise which offers all the grandeur of their daytime cruise plus the ambiance of the twilight.  Observe Canyon Lake wildlife as they settle in for the evening. This dinner cruise route extends another three or four miles upriver from their regular day cruise, allowing for different views and cliffs in excess of 1200’! The sunset, moon and stars and the good food served on board all make for a memorable journey! Join us!

Departs Central:  12:30pm   and   Northside:  1:00pm
Returns Northside:  9:45pm   and   Central:  10:15pm
Price:  $132.00  Per Person

Includes Roundtrip transportation via motorcoach, dinner (tax and tip), boat fare, bus refreshments, services of a tour director, and driver tip.

 

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Historical Rosson House Tour

Afternoon Tea at Arizona Biltmore Resort
November 14, 2017 – Tuesday

Preservation of historical buildings is foremost on this tour to the Phoenix Valley.  We’ll begin our day with a guided tour of the Rosson House which was built between 1894 to 1895 for Dr and Mrs Roland Rosson. This historic house/museum is located in Heritage Square – on the same foundation on which it was built!

Then it’s on to the lovely Arizona Biltmore Resort. We’ll enjoy a wonderful afternoon tea (in lieu of lunch) which will be served to us in Wrights Main Dining Room.  Delicious tea sandwiches, pastries and desserts, as well as tea pairings are on the menu.  This afternoon we join with a tour director who will give us a history tour of this iconic resort which has been a landmark in our state since it opened in 1929.  We are sure you’ll enjoy discovering these special spots with us!

(Please note; you must be able to climb short flights of stairs to be able to enjoy this tour.)

Departs Central:  7:15am   and   Northside:  7:45am
Returns Northside:  5:30pm   and  Central:  6:00pm
Price:  $149.00 per person

Includes  Roundtrip transportation via motorcoach, admission to Rosson House, Afternoon Tea at Arizona Biltmore Resort (tax and tip), history tour at Biltmore, bus refreshments, services of a tour director and driver tip.

 

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Meet Me In St Louis

Hale Theatre – Gilbert
November 24, 2017 – Friday

Today we’ll travel to Phoenix and indulge in a hearty lunch at Charlestons Restaurant.  This afternoon we take out seats in the Hale Centre Theatre to enjoy their matinee performance of “Meet Me In St Louis”.  Based on the film of the same name, “Meet Me In St Louis” takes audiences on a musical journey back to the brink of the 1904 World’s Fair. This warmhearted story chronicles the life of a happy family made up of Mr and Mrs Smith, their four daughters and one son.  With the addition of romantic suitors, comedic misunderstandings, and jovial pranks, this musical is filled with nonstop entertainment featuring memorable numbers such as “The Boy Next Door,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” and “A Day in New York.”   We travel back to Tucson with great memories of this enjoyable day!

Departs Central: 9:45am  and  Northside:  10:15am
Returns Northside:  7:15pm  and  Central:  7:45pm
Price:  $122.00 per person

Includes Roundtrip transportation via motorcoach, lunch (tax and tip), theatre ticket, bus refreshments, services of a tour director and driver tip.

 

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Barleens Arizona Opry Christmas Show

December 2, 2017 – Saturday

For over 33 seasons the Barleen family has fed and entertained folks at their 500-seat Apache Junction dinner theatre. We will enjoy a hearty, home- cooked lunch (beef and chicken breast entrée) and then a Grand Ole Opry style show. Some of your favorite holiday and country tunes will fill the theatre along with musical variety, side-splitting comedy, yodeling and just plain fun. This is good, clean family entertainment which will highlight all of your favorite tunes and get you in the mood for the upcoming holiday season. Come along and enjoy a trip to the Arizona Opry with us!

Departs Central: 9:00am and Northside: 9:30am
Returns Northside: 5:45pm and Central: 6:15pm
Price: $96.00 per person

Includes  Roundtrip transportation via motorcoach, show ticket, lunch (tax and tip), bus refreshments, services of a tour director and driver tip.

 

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“A Christmas Carol” at Hale Theatre in Gilbert

December 9, 2017 – Saturday

Today we travel to one of our favorite eateries – Coup Des Tartes – for a scrumptious lunch. Then we’ll travel to Gilbert and the Hale Centre Theatre to take our reserved seats for their matinee performance of “A Christmas Carol”.  In this annual retelling of the classic Charles Dickens tale, visits from three ghosts help Scrooge to see the light and change his ways.

This wonderful, optimistic Christmas message shows us that, the human spirit is capable of renewal and its hopeful message has earned a place in the hearts of generations. Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and the lively carolers will put you in the perfect holiday mood!

Departs Central:  8:30am  and  Northside:  9:00am
Returns Northside:  6:00pm  and  Central:  6:30pm
Price:  $126.00 per person

Includes Roundtrip transportation via motorcoach, lunch (tax and tip), theatre ticket, bus refreshments, services of a tour director and driver tip.

 

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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific

Arizona Broadway Theatre
December 14, 2017 – Thursday

Today we travel to Peoria, Arizona (Phoenix suburb) to discover a great professional dinner theater.  Arizona Broadway Theatre is one of the valley’s finest performance venues and it presents full-scale productions along with providing gourmet meals served by gracious wait-staff.

Today we enjoy lunch at the theatre and then settle in for “South Pacific”.  Get swept away to the mysterious island of Bali Ha’i this holiday season!  Experience infectious fun, laughter and the heartache of forbidden love as one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most enduring stories and masterful scores returns to the Arizona Broadway Theatre stage.  Set in the South Pacific of WWII, show-stopping numbers include, “There Is Nothing Like A Dame” and “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair.”  “South Pacific” doesn’t just float; it soars!”

Departs Central: 9:00am  and  Northside:  9:30am
Returns Northside:  7:00pm  and  Central:  7:30pm
Price:  $140.00 per person

Includes Roundtrip transportation via motorcoach, theatre ticket and lunch (tax and tip), bus refreshments, services of a tour director and driver tip.

 

 

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