Air & Space Quest
This one-day trip, includes a guided tour at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson. We will also visit one of the largest air and space museums in the world, the Pima Air & Space Museum. You’ll see more than 275 aircraft and spacecraft including many of the most highly historically significant and technically advanced aircraft ever produced, both from the United States and throughout the world.
Join us on an exciting NEW day trip to discover the Upper Sonoran Desert. We will visit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, which is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place! At the museum we will experience a discovery lab in their educational classroom. We will also visit the Red Hills Visitor Center at the Saguaro National Monument.
This trip includes a visit to the world famous Meteor Crater impact site and museum, near Winslow, a picnic stop for lunch, a visit to the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff (noted for its discovery of Pluto) then to Sunset Crater National Monument where we will be instructed about geology as we walk along the lava trail nature walk.
This one day trip includes a visit to Southern Arizona’s historic Colossal Cave south of Tucson. This visit will include a guided tour of colossal cave and a guided nature walk of approximately one half mile in the upper Sonoran desert. Also included in this experience is a visit to one of the world’s most recently discovered caves, Kartchner Caverns. This trip has limited availability due to Kartchner Caverns scheduling limitations.
This one-day trip includes a visit to the geologic sinkhole known as Montezuma’s Well. We then travel on to the spectacular Oak Creek canyon with its “petrified” sand dune formations and volcanic columnar jointing. The Museum of Northern Arizona and Sunset Crater National Monument with it’s lave nature walk, finish off the trip.
Old West Quest
This day trip includes an adventure to historic Bisbee, Arizona for a visit to the famous Copper Queen Mine. With hard-hat lamp and rain slicker, you will ride a mining train into the mountain to see the working of the formerly rich copper, gold and silver mine. You will also see the Lavender Pit Surface Copper Mine and visit a Bisbee museum. From Bisbee we will travel to Tombstone to experience, a brief stagecoach ride, and a walking tour of Tombstone. An optional visit to Boothill Cemetery can conclude our day of Arizona history.