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Small-Group Tour: Deluxe Phoenix and Scottsdale Day Trip

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    After pickup from your Phoenix or Scottsdale hotel, travel in a climate-controlled van for a comprehensive small-group tour of the regional highlights.
    As you drive along the downtown Phoenix corridor, check out the skyscrapers and sports stadiums for the Phoenix Suns (basketball) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (baseball). Passing by the Arizona State Capitol building, hear about its history since its construction in 1898, which helped pave the way for Arizona's transition from territory to statehood.
    See another Phoenix architectural gem, the Arizona Biltmore, known as the 'Jewel of the Desert.' Designed by prominent American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Arizona Biltmore has hosted many heads of state, celebrities and dignitaries since it opened in 1929.
    Head to Scottsdale’s Old Town to experience 'The West's Most Western Town.' Peruse the galleries and have time to pick up souvenirs if you like.
    At the end of the 5.5-hour tour, you are returned to your hotel.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    WOW - blown away by your guide Laurel - she's the best. We were in the area in August and took the City Tour. Even though it was bordering on 107 degrees, Laurel made our tour so fun and we never noticed how hot it...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Betsy S
    DETOURSofArizona, Manager at DETOURS of Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Betsy! Wow!! We're so happy to hear about Laurel's day with you. She is truly one of the most colorful guides we have out there. The heat around this time of year is rather unfortunate, but that's why we have the guides we do...More

    Reviewed June 6, 2019

    There were four people in our group, and Dan, the guide, picked us up at our hotel. It turned out that we were the only 4 on the tour - so we basically had a private tour for the day. Dan was quite knowledgeable and...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Sandi B
    DETOURSofArizona, Guest Relations Manager at DETOURS of Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

    Hi Sandi... Thank you for joining us for a day on tour with us exploring beautiful Phoenix & Scottsdale, and for taking a moment to share your experience. We're glad you enjoyed your day with us. With regards to your concern about the rattling window,...More

    Reviewed May 6, 2019

    We had such a wonderful time. Just, our tour guide, was full of great history and entertaining. He made our trip perfect and memorable.More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank murphytravels77
    DETOURSofArizona, Guest Relations Manager at DETOURS of Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2019

    Fantastic!… And thank you for your kind words, after joining us for your tour. It was our pleasure to have you with us, and help you create memories of a lifetime. Please do come see us again for another adventure departing from Phoenix or Las...More

    Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

    My family and I took an all day trip from Phoenix/Scottsdale to Grand Canyon and back. The Grand Canyon is a must see as pictures and movies don’t do justice to the scale and beauty of the canyon. The Detours ride is very long though...More

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    DETOURSofArizona, Guest Relations Manager at DETOURS of Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2019

    Many thanks for the opportunity to show you and your family the all inspiring Grand Canyon, in our special way! It was our pleasure to have you with us and not only handle all the driving, so you could fully relax, but also show you...More

    Reviewed April 3, 2019

    This tour was just ok in my opinion, it was not worth the money and I wouldn't recommend it. The first hour we spend in front of the captiol building looking at all different types of war memorials. Then, we drove to the front of...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    July 17, 2019|
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    Response from Sandi B | Reviewed this property |
    I'm sure you could, but it is a LOT of just riding on the van. I got bored at times and if the baby was fussy, it would make it difficult for the others in the van to hear what the driver was explaining to them.
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    andreasd575
    June 25, 2019|
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    Response from Sandi B | Reviewed this property |
    We found a list of hotels for pickup on their website. I don’t remember exactly where it was, but I stumbled upon the list before I booked it.
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    635amanv
    March 9, 2019|
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    Response from walk2000 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, at scheduled stops. Most of this tour was on city streets and freeways, so not much to photograph.
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