Fall’s Pristine Tour Season

Sedona Red Rocks

While red foliage and red apples might be staples of the fall season in the Southwest, autumn elegance magnifies when set against the majestic background of the Sedona Red Rocks. Dress in your finest fall attire and explore the scintillating sites during the Sedona Red Rock Day Tour. Enjoy the crisp fall air while exploring ancient Native American ruins from the Sinagua, the ruins at Montezuma Castle National Monument or Tuzigoot National Monument, known as the best-preserved Sinagua cliff dwellings in North America.

Sedona Chapel of the Holy Cross | DETOURS
Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona, Arizona

Continue falling in love while you immerse your senses in views of the famous Bell Rock, Airport Mesa, Chapel of the Holy Cross, Cathedral Rock, Snoopy Rock, and Submarine Rock. Toast the harvest season with a glass of hot mulled cider or your favorite wine and explore on foot the many art galleries and shops unique to Sedona. Every moment spent on this tour guarantees to make anyone fall for red rocks and tranquility of Sedona. We know what you’re thinking, “Can I possibly include all of this in a single day tour?” The answer to that is almost a double-edged sword – Technically yes, you can. However, if you want to ensure you provide yourself enough time we recommend spending a couple days in the area.

Apache Trail

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Goldfield Ghost Town overlooking the Apache Trail

Theodore Roosevelt once said, “The Apache Trail combines the grandeur of the Alps, the glory of the Rockies, the magnificence of the Grand Canyon and then adds an indefinable something that none of the others have, to me, it is the most awe-inspiring and most sublimely beautiful.” Now imagine experiencing this historic site with the cool crisp wisps of fall breeze and golden foliage in view. With the welcoming embrace of the fall weather the only advice we can share would be this: Strap on those fall boots, get those cozy mittens on your hands and celebrate the season by experiencing the beauty of the Sonoran Desert and Arizona’s first designated ‘Historic Highway’!

Canyon de Chelly

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Leaves changing color in Cottonwoods at Canyon de Chelly

The Fall season is the absolute perfect time to see the cottonwood trees change color at Canyon de Chelly, located in the foresty area of Northeastern Arizona. The foliage of the cottonwoods are an illustrious green in the summer months and turn to a brilliant yellow in the fall. Members of the Popular family, cottonwood trees are a highlight for visitors on a Canyon de Chelly tour. Enjoy sunny but cooler temperatures that average about 62° in the autumn months while hiking into this incredible National Monument in Navajo Nation. The park has two rim drives and ten overlooks to view the beautiful Arizona fall colors. Take a private, overnight tour of Canyon de Chelly to get the full experience of the Navajo Nation!


DETOURS Owner Jeff
Jeff, the father of everything DETOURS!

November provides a fine opportunity to look back and give thanks to those who continue to support one another. We would like to take this chance to express our gratitude to all those who work with us and have allowed us to show off to the sun-baked Southwest! To each hotel, every concierge, and our favorite vendors who help their guests take advantage of their vacation to experience those must-see landmarks, we thank you! And to the very guests who join us on tour every day, without you we would not have the chance to make so many friendships and memories. It is an absolute joy to see those priceless smiles when we take our first steps into stunning locations such as Zion National Park or the look of astonishment as we enter the surreal Antelope Canyon in Page, Arizona. If we could change just one person’s life by getting them to see their top bucket list landmarks with their own eyes, that makes it all worthwhile. It has been an incredible year of traveling, canyons, multi-day road trips, lakes, mountains, and landscapes – and it’s not over yet!

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