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Tucson – Gem of the Southwest

Overview

Stay at the luxurious Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

Details

Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Tucson, pausing for lunch before checking into your resort nestled in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains amidst stunning desert landscapes. During your stay walk the resort’s half-mile paved nature trail through the Sonoran desert with over 200 signs identifying native flora and fauna. The trail includes an 80 foot waterfall, and humming bird and butterfly exhibits, ending at their beautiful pool and hot tub. You’ll find tour days to be short affording ample opportunity to enjoy the resort to the fullest! Loews Ventana Canyon Resort – 4 nights (L)

Day 2

A truly magical experience awaits you at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures. Visitors set off on a tour through different lands and times, both real and imagined, with over 275 miniature houses and room boxes included in this extraordinary collection. Lunch is served before a docent-led tour of acclaimed Arizona artist Ted DeGrazia’s Gallery in the Sun. View the six permanent collections of paintings that trace historical events and native cultures of the Southwest. Rotating exhibitions display some of the 15,000 DeGrazia originals oils, watercolors and sketches. (L)

Day 3

Tubac is both a historic village and art destination. Visit galleries, museums and unique shops offering crafts, jewelry and fashion. Tubac is graced with family-owned restaurants offering outstanding cuisine and service, one of which will host our lunch. (L)

Day 4

The White Dove of the Desert, Mission San Xavier del Bac, is acclaimed by many to be the finest example of mission architecture in the United States. With its graceful blending of Moorish, Byzantine and late Mexico Renaissance styles, it’s a site to behold. A Mexican lunch downtown and a visit to Old Town Artisans for some shopping finish the day. (L)

Day 5

Depart Tucson, a true gem of the American Southwest, on a late morning flight.
 

Daily Itinerary Meal Legend
CBContinental Breakfast
BGenerally a limited buffet or menu
FBFull buffet or choice of menu
BRBrunch, often buffet-style
LLunch, often several menu options
HT or ATHigh or Afternoon Tea
DDinner, often several menu options

Departures

Sunday, March 20, 2022 to Thursday, March 24, 2022

5 Days, 4 Meals

4 lunches

$2360
p.p./dbl.occ.
$2735
single

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