Day 1 Phoenix-Sedona-Flagstaff-Grand Canyon-Phoenix (388 miles)
Guests will be picked up from the specified departure locations in Phoenix. We will begin the day by driving through the Sonoran Desert., a vast landscape filled with huge saguaro cacti. We will make a brief stop to view the majestic red rocks of Sedona. Then, we will drive through Oak Creek Canyon, one of the top scenic drive in the country, until we can see the Ponderosa Pines of Flagstaff and pass the dormant volcanoes of the San Francisco Peaks. Before we enter the Grand Canyon, we will make a brief stop at the Navajo Reservation to shop for authentic Native American souvenirs at the historic Cameron Trading Post. After that, we will take in the beautiful views along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, getting glimpses of the mighty Colorado River. Before we depart, we can visit and shop at many of the area's historic buildings and museums, like the Hopi House, the rustic El Tovar Lodge, the Grand Canyon Railway Station, and Kolb Studio. Then, we will return to Phoenix. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.