Explore historic, haunted and unique corners of Phoenix!
Join us as we scour the open trails in search of the true spirit of Arizona. We'll dig below the surface and uncover the hidden gems that make this state unique. We'll see the Sonoran Desert, learn more about the wild west, taste the wine, and have a lot of fun doing it!
Come along on a journey to breathtaking Sedona to see the beautiful Oak Creek Canyon and the historic Chapel of the Holy Cross. And, of course, we'll also take time to stop at Bell Rock, one of Sedona's five vortexes.
Let's explore the mysterious side of Arizona with a ghost tour and get off the beaten path in Tombstone. If you are looking to relax and unwind, then grab a few friends for a wine tour in Arizona's lush Verde Valley.
If you are looking for something a little different, let us help you plan your perfect experience. We offer private tours that can be completely customized for you.
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Grab a drink and saddle up for a fun pub crawl through the haunted streets of historical Phoenix. On our pub tour, we will visit 3 pubs with a dark and mysterious past. We’ll even tell you the names and stories of the ghosts you run into along the way. If you’ve ever wanted to toast with a ghost, this tour will give you that chance. Spooky fun for you and your friends.
Get your Fill on the Truly Haunted the Old West Left Behind!
Shootouts and lynching's were the norm in 1800’s Arizona. For those more interested in the ghostly, this trip makes an extra stop at one of the more “colorful” locations in Arizona so you can get your fill on the truly haunted the old west left behind.
Are you ready to experience spine-tingling accounts of true crime at our city's most haunted locations? Using dark historical facts and urban legends, our murders and mysteries tour will take you on a journey to some of Phoenix's most chilling and unnerving sites, where you may experience supernatural sightings, psychic encounters, and unexplained moments. Every story, 100% true! Join us and see why Phoenix is one of the most haunted cities in the Southwest!
Explore one of the most Historic and reputedly Haunted Towns in the US!
For those looking to dive into the truly historic, this is definitely the trip for you. At one point the richest copper mine in the entire territory this town is frozen in time. The entire town is listed on the national registry of historic places. We will also explore one of the most historic, reputedly haunted, locations in the US. The Jerome Grand Hotel. Locations of lawlessness await from pre 1900 Arizona.
The holidays are just around the corner! As your calendar starts to fill up with Christmas parties, you might be eagerly awaiting the eggnog, the laughter, and maybe even a few ugly sweater parties.
So, while you might be preparing for your typical holiday traditions, let us add a new exciting tradition for you and your family and friends. We've rounded up the best the lights Phoenix has to offer to keep your family and friends entertained.
Experience one of the most visited visually stunning places on earth!
One of the most visited places on earth, Sedona draws almost as many visitors as the Grand Canyon. Let us show you why. We will make stops at historic, as well as unique, scenic geologic locations to take it all in.
Immerse yourself in Wild West History!
One of our favorite locations for old west history. Immerse yourself in wild west history on this tour. Come learn why Tombstone was nicknamed the town “too tough to die”. We will be exploring what life was like in an 1800’s boom town and of of course legendary sites such as the shooting at the OK corral, Boothill Cemetary, the Birdcage theater and saloon and more.
A complete tour consisting of Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe highlights. Perfect for anyone looking to get familiar with the metro Phoenix area!
The absolute perfect experience for anyone looking to see what the Phoenix area has to offer. We’ll touch on the historic, the modern and give you some time to do some shopping and exploring on your own.
Do you have 14 or more friends and family members? We'll take care of you! We'll help you to experience different famous, historic, and world-class places in Arizona!
We'll help you to experience different famous, historic, and world-class places in Arizona! Check out our tours. Not seeing what you're looking for? Call us and we'll help create the perfect day in the valley of the sun! Please call us for more information.
Enjoy a relaxing day as we tour Scottsdale and experience 3 different wineries. Wine and small bites included!
Each location, with it’s own feel and atmosphere, will be pouring wine made right here in the state of Arizona. Between stops, you’ll be hearing about significant locations and how Scottsdale came to be. More than just a tour, this is a guided experience for all to enjoy. Private tours available. Please contact for more details.
Come enjoy a day in Arizona’s high country experiencing world-class wine.
On this trip we will be leaving Phoenix and headed to Arizona’s wine country where you’ll get the chance to indulge in 3 of the best winery’s in the state. Situated along Oak creek near Sedona and Jerome lies the historic farming town of Cottonwood. This valley is known for creating the perfect conditions for growing wine grapes. Come along as we experience Arizona, award winning wine and visit their beautiful winery locations.
The perfect gift, the gift of experience! Purchase a gift card with a value of your choosing and no expiration date.
- Guests may bring any beverages they choose. A cooler will be provided for guests to use. All beverages must be in a can or closed container. Glass and open containers will not be permitted.
- Tours run rain or shine. It is up to the discretion of your guide to alter routes and timing due to unforeseen circumstances or in the best interest of safety.
- Tours have a minimum guest requirement to go out. if the tour minimum is not met, you will be contacted with options on how to proceed.
- Please contact us for questions regarding total cost of a tour for accurate gift card amounts
Gift your friends and family an Arizona Tour they will never forget!
Why choose us?
Explore Arizona with a local, accredited historian.
We provide unique, private Arizona tours. For more than 10 years, we have been leading unique adventure tours focusing on the history, culture, and food of the American Southwest.
We are proud to be the premier tour guide in this area. Our tours provide excellent insights about Arizona, along with detailed information about desert ecology, botany, and zoology. All Spirit of Arizona day tours are led by a local historian passionate about providing the best tours in Arizona.
Vistas and Wine
Travel across Arizona and be amazed by the colorful scenery. Colorful red rock canyons, giant saguaro cactus, and flowering desert botanicals are just some of the picturesque sites to see. Uncover more of the desert flora and fauna with a knowledgeable local guide. Take a ride through the lush Verde Valley and sample the fantastic wine that is produced here each year. Our tours in Arizona invite you to sit back, relax, and leave the driving to us.
Wild West Tales
Come with us on a journey through the Sonoran Desert as we discuss the unique characteristics of this arid desert landscape. Explore Tombstone and hear the tales of the Wild West as history comes to life. Find out what life was like for those early settlers who lived in an 1800s boomtown. Our guided Arizona tours will show you legendary sites like the OK Corral, Boothill Cemetery, and the Birdcage Theater and Saloon.
Ghosts and Mysteries
Our ghost tours share mysterious stories of intrigue, homicide, and lawlessness. Venture into a well-preserved ghost town that's listed on the national registry of historic places. Our most popular excursion, the Haunted Phoenix Pub Tour, visits three pubs with a dark and mysterious past. We'll take you to a haunted hotel bar, a warehouse where a card game went bad, and the spot where a mafia meeting went horribly wrong.
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Come To Arizona For Outdoor Fun And Great Food
Arizona provides the perfect playground for outdoor adventure seekers. The Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, and Saguaro national parks are a big draw for hikers. Rafting the Colorado River is at the top of many bucket lists. Mountain biking and rock climbing are popular in epic places like Sedona. Horseback riding, fishing, and hunting are available as well. And golfers will find plenty of great courses on which to chase the elusive hole in one.
Arizona is a foodie paradise. Southwestern cuisine is influenced by the foods of Mexico, Spain, and the Native Americans. Chili peppers are added as a spice on almost everything. Try the unique flavors of prickly pear cactus, fry bread, and a loaded Sonoran hot dog. Wine enthusiasts can sample wine from over 100 wineries, and beer lovers can enjoy the local brew from more than 90 breweries in Arizona.
Frequently asked questions
Most likely. For multi-party tours our range of pick up is slightly modified for tour timing purposes. If it is a private tour we can almost certainly pick up and drop off at your desired location.
Comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Snacks if you prefer. Make sure to check the weather reports because the weather at our destination is often different than the Phoenix area.
Car seat aged children are allowed on private tours only. Booster seats are allowed on all tours.
Water is provided on all day tours. You may bring any beverage you would like. Must be in a closed containers and cans allowed. Absolutely no glass allowed on board for safety reasons.
Lunch is not included. You will receive ample time and suggestions for lunch at our featured destinations.
Unfortunately, there is not. However, we do make frequent stops on all tour routes.
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