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It’s time to travel in America and explore her endless possibilities. Deserts take us into the mysteries of time and beauty. The pulse of America beats with culture and creativity. All are waiting to be discovered.

Each of our tour packages is created to inspire you. When you decide to visit the Southwest, we believe you deserve exactly the vacation you’re dreaming about. Our Authentic Agents have expertise in Arizona, New Mexico, California, Colorado, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.  Tell them what you’re imagining, and they’ll make it a reality.

Check our itineraries and then connect with us. We’ll mix and match packages and experiences, customizing your vacation to perfection. All the lodgings we use are exquisite, and we’re also happy to arrange your flight.

NEW FALL OPTIONS

Autumn in the American Southwest is Sublime

When summer temperatures cool down, fall foliage pops and it’s the perfect time to discover the soul of the Southwest. Be amazed by red-rock formations, eerie hoodoos, the solitary beauty of saguaro cactuses, and the magnificent Grand Canyon. The quiet grace of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico feel like a healing. Discover the visible layers of time, and the majesty of nature, when autumn comes to the desert.

SedonaSanta FeTaos, and Albuquerque—all of these are destinations that welcome nearby exploration with local guides. All are also perfect for classic road trips—get into a convertible and feel the wide-open freedom particular to the Southwest. When you reach the higher elevations, you’ll be gifted with a show of colors from serviceberries, cottonwoods, poplars, and quaking aspens.

What sort of lodging are you dreaming about? Choose from traditional southwestern hotels, iconic inns that were frequented by movie stars in the 1940’s, or restorative retreats. Try yoga on a mountain top. Taste a prickly pear margarita. Learn regional cooking with a master. Discover edible desert plants. There’s no end to the mystique of autumn in the Southwest.

AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCES

Explore the possibilities. Any of these, and more, could be yours.
  • Specialty cooking classes
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Walk a trail of time with a Grand Canyon, and Hopi House, naturalist
  • Off-road adventure through Sedona’s red rock country
  • Private Sonoran Desert guide for edible plants & hidden gems
  • Worthy of a Road Trip!

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  • Type of transportation?
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  • Desired experiences?

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NEW WINTER OPTIONS

Wintertime in the American Southwest

Whether you want to get into the snow and revel in winter, or escape the cold and bask in wellness, the southwest is an ideal vacation choice. In the low desert, temperatures are mild and perfect for long walks, golf, star gazing, and exploring ghost towns. If you’re a fan of winter sports, the high elevations offer world-class skiingtubingice-skating, and exquisite mountain lodges.

National Parks are open in the winter, and you’ll have the opportunity to experience them in relative solitude. Zion and Bryce are particularly spectacular, with snow icing the red-rock marvels. Sedona lights up all winter long—stroll the streets, linger in galleries, explore Oak Creek Canyon, and seek out one of the vortex’s that the area is famous for.

Timeless Santa Fe and Taos are cultural havens. The winter sports, shopping, and dining at Sundance are legendary. Traditional western ranches and towns are a delight. Go dog-sledding and meet the pups. Feed your creative nature with private workshops. Unwind in natural hot springs. Winter in the Southwest is all about renewal, wonder, and play. Smile.

Inspirational Winter Resorts
New Mexico: Taos Ski Valley
Utah: Park City/ Deer Valley; Alta; Brian’s Head
Nevada: Elko Snowbowl; Diamond Peak; Lee Canyon
Arizona: Sunrise Park; Snowbowl; Mt. Lemmon

AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCES

Explore the possibilities. Any of these, and more, could be yours.
  • Private and custom tour/photography workshop along the Rio Grande
  • Yoga on a paddle board inside a geothermal crater
  • Visit the Forever Home for a small herd of wild mustangs
  • Half-day private, custom hiking tour
  • Holistic Wellness in ski season
  • Dedicated Snow Play Area!

MAKE THIS YOUR OWN

  • Pick the places
  • Choose the number of days
  • How many are traveling?
  • Type of transportation?
  • Travel occasion?
  • Desired experiences?

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MAKE THIS YOUR OWN

  • Pick the places
  • Choose the number of days
  • How many are traveling?
  • Type of transportation?
  • Travel occasion?
  • Desired experiences?

GET A QUOTE

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American Southwest Vacations

They left the tame places back East and traveled to the American Southwest. Some wanted silver, some needed healing. Artists were drawn to the audacious colors of sky and the scent of sage on a hot night. Wild horses tug at our hearts. A lone cactus sings a song to the red rock canyons, and a message to the spirits of those long gone. Come home, artists and dreamers, to the Southwest.

Each vacation is customized to create an experience that’s uniquely yours. You want to be amazed when you travel. We do the in-depth research, planning, and booking so your travel dreams become a reality.

Check out some of our suggested itineraries. Then, connect with us to design a trip filled with wonder and the best souvenir of all—a lifetime of memories.

That’s the Authentic Experience.

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