Phoenix Conference Tours

Choose from among four exciting, informational and fun tours in Phoenix! All tours will depart from the Phoenix Convention Center at the start time indicated.

Tour 1: Desert Botanical Garden and Heard Museum Tour

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $90/person

Two of the Southwest's most unique visitor attractions, the Heard Museum and the Desert Botanical Garden, provide and informative and interesting insight into the diversity of the land and the resourcefulness of its native people. The Heard Museum is the Native American Cultural Center of the Southwest, renowned for its collections of Native American artifacts and famous Kachina Doll collection. The gift shop is the best spot in town to purchase authentic Native American crafts. The next stop will be the Desert Botanical Garden, featuring over 20,000 desert plants of the Sonoran Desert and other arid regions of the world. Stroll along the winding paths as your guide tells tales of the Saguaro cactus, jumping cholla, etc. Make sure to browse the Garden Gift Shop! Tour includes roundtrip transportation, admission fees, guides and bottle water.

Tour 2: Phoenix Zoo

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $70/person

Voted as one of the nation's top five zoos for kids, the Phoenix Zoo is a great family destination. Located in the heart of the Valley of the Sun, the zoo offers an array of activities including camel rides, safari trains, petting zoo, animal encounters, Monkey Village and Stingray Bay. Make sure to allow time for the gift show to take home a memento from your visit! This tour includes roundtrip transportation, admission fees and bottled water.

Tour 3: Arabian Ranch Tour

Friday, September 14, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee: $70/person

Scottsdale is home to a large population of the finest breed of horses….the Arabian! Tour one of our famous ranches and witness state-of-the-art training facilities. Observe the magnificent animals being groomed and exercised, learn their history and breeding techniques, and marvel at a full Arabian Horse Show! This tour includes roundtrip transportation, a guided tour of paddocks and stables and bottled water.

Tour 4: Valley Highlights Tour

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee: $50/person


This half day tour is the perfect indoctrination to the Valley of the Sun. A knowledgeable guide will provide a historic narrative of downtown Phoenix, Heritage Square, Camelback Mountain, the town of Paradise Valley, the Wrigley Mansion, Tempe (home of Arizona State University) and Scottsdale. Panoramic vistas of the expansive Valley of the Sun will be enjoyed as your group learns of our rich heritage and cultural influences. There will be some time for shopping, if desired. This tour includes roundtrip transportation and bottle water.