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Weekend Adventure in Arizona

Get ready for the ultimate spring vacation in Scottsdale, Arizona with Shade & Travel! Join other guests for a jam packed much needed weekend getaway. This group travel trip features a tour of Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and Kartchner Caverns. This trip is best suited for pairs of (2) or solo travelers who enjoy sight-seeing and trying new activities. Please note, Shade & Travel guests will have their own hotel room (floors may vary) equipped with a king bed. 

  • Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights (April 13 - 17, 2023)

  • Outbound Travel: Departing: New York (JFK) @ 9:40 AM EST | Arrival: Phoenix (PHX) @ 12:13PM MST

  • Return Travel: Departing: Phoenix (PHX) @ 1:28PM MST | Arrival: New York (JFK) @ 9:14PM EST

 

Day 1

Settling In

Arrive by 12:30PM at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. We will shuttle over to our hotel upon arrival. After settling in at the hotel, guests will have the option to join us for an optional meet + greet welcome dinner!

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Day 2

Sight-Seeing in Paige, Arizona 

On this day, guests will enjoy a tour that includes BOTH a visit to the amazing “Secret Antelope” Canyon and the breathtaking Horseshoe Bend Overlook. Shade & Travel guests will be accompanied by a native guide throughout the entire tour explaining the culture, significance and history of each place.

 

After our morning activities, we will return to the hotel, leaving guests the freedom to enjoy the night however they see fit.

Day 3

Kartchner Caverns / Optional Wine Tasting

General Itinerary (Core Experience)

 

On this day, we will head to Tucson and visit Kartchner Caverns State Park. Guests will see the discoverers' original trail, 45,000-year-old bat guano, delicate formations, and “Kubla Khan,” the largest column formation in Arizona. 

 

Local Wine Tasting (Add-On Option)

 

If guests are seeking a night on the town –  They have the option to join us for a mini wine tasting located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. After the tasting, we will visit local bars around the city.


(please note, this is an add-on option outside of our core experience package)

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Day 4

The Sedona Experience: ATV Optional Add On

General Itinerary (Included in Core Experience)

 

Ready to explore the area? Today is the day to simply hit the town and enjoy your time in lovely Old Town Scottsdale without any set plans. 
 

ATV Ride in Sedona (Add-On Option)

 

If guests are up for another activity –  They can visit Sedona for the day! Guests can enjoy the views, go hiking or drive ATVS through the desert. 


(please note, this is an add-on option outside of our core experience package)

Day 5

Heading Home

On the morning of this day, we'll eat breakfast and shuttle over to the airport and depart for our flight back to NYC (JFK).

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Booking Information / Payment Options

Guests can join this group trip either in pairs of (2) or as a solo traveler. The below payment options reflect pricing based on a solo traveler or one-half of the two person bundle. To secure your spot, each guest will have to pay a deposit ranging from $205- $375 or pay for the trip in full. Please note, the deposit price reflects on whether guests are traveling alone, in pairs of (2) and/or if flight is included. All of our trips can be paid for in full, through a Shade & Travel pricing plan or on a fully customizable payment plan via SPLITIT after-pay services. (Please refer to our FAQ page for more information on each payment option and refund policy before booking.)

Fly Separately & Meet us There

$1,845 per Person

Option C: Private Room
(Solo Traveler)

 

  • Private room

  • Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe bend tour

  • Kartchner Caverns tour 

  • Shade & Travel gift bag

  • Other amenities not listed

Option D: Share Room with a Friend
(Roommate must book option B or D within 72 hours)

$1,225 per Person (Save $620)

  • Room shared with friend

  • Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe bend tour

  • Kartchner Caverns tour 

  • Shade & Travel gift bag

  • Other amenities not listed

Fly with us from New York City

$2,245 per Person

  • Roundtrip flight included from NYC (JFK)

  • 2 checked bags and a personal item 

  • Private room

  • Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe bend tour

  • Kartchner Caverns tour 

  • Shade & Travel gift bag

  • Other amenities not listed

Option A: Private Room
(Solo Traveler)

 

$1,625 per Person (Save $620)

  • Roundtrip flight included from NYC (JFK)

  • 2 checked bags and a personal item 

  • Room shared with friend

  • Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe bend tour

  • Kartchner Caverns tour 

  • Shade & Travel gift bag

  • Other amenities not listed

Option B: Share Room with a Friend
(Rommate must book option B or D within 72 hours)

 

FAQ

What's Included: 

  • Comprehensive trip planning

  • All booking and logistics 

  • Hotel in Old Town Scottsdale

  • All breakfasts 

  • Roundtrip airfare from JFK (if applicable-flight included price)

  • Two checked bags and 1 personal item (if applicable-flight included price)

  • Entry including tour with local guide for Antelope Canyon

  • Entry including tour with local guide for Horseshoe Bend
  • Entry including tour with local guide for Kartchner Caverns

 

Documents needed for travel:

  • ATM Card & Cash

  • Photo ID

Weather:

  • 82°F / 57°F

Transportation: 

  • Roundtrip airfare

  • Roundtrip private shuttle from airport to hotel

  • Roundtrip transportation for all activities 

Meals:

  • Daily hot breakfast

Accommodation: 

  • Lodging located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. The hotel offers 24-hour dining options, spacious rooms, and an outdoor pool. Guests can enjoy easy access to Camelback Mountain, the Arts District, and more attractions during their stay.

 

What’s Not Included:

  • Meals outside of breakfasts

  • Additional transportation services 

  • Add-on experiences outside of core itinerary 

 
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Adventure Awaits