Embark upon Phoenix & Scottsdale City Tours in one of the most diverse cities in the nation.
See downtown Phoenix, the time-honored Arizona capitol building, Old Town Scottsdale and the historic Biltmore architecture as we tour the Valley of the Sun. You’ll be surrounded by sights of famous architecture, modern art, desert views and the passion that makes this desert oasis magical. This half-day city tour of Phoenix and Scottsdale showcases iconic locations set against the backdrop of the Sonoran Desert. The Phoenix & Scottsdale City half-day tour departs from your hotel between 8:00am and 9:00am, and returns between 2:00pm and 3:00pm.
Tours depart and return approximately 1 – 1.5 hours earlier in the summer.
Tour Package pricing from $89
Tour Available Starting Late September
Select hotels in the Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe area
Between 8:00am and 9:00am
Between 2:00pm and 3:00pm
DETOURS custom touring vehicles are specifically designed for small groups with comfortable, individual captain’s chairs.
Tours canceled within 48 hours of departure will be charged in full.
A minimum number of guests must be met for this tour. You may be booked on stand by until the tour is confirmed.
This tour can also be operated as a private tour. Contact a tour specialist for details.
Departs: between 8:00am and 9:00am
Returns: between 2:00pm and 3:00pm
As we tour the Valley of the Sun, you will be treated to sights of famous architecture, modern art, desert views, and the individuality that make this desert oasis magical. This half-day City Highlights tour showcases the largest county by population in Arizona, Maricopa County. Maricopa County has a tremendous diversity of culture, scenery and history on display, set against the backdrop of the Sonoran Desert.
Similar to its desert surrounding, the Phoenix and Scottsdale are quite unique. Areas of interest on your Phoenix/Scottsdale City Highlights Tour include mountain range views, the Arizona Biltmore, Old Town Scottsdale, Downtown Phoenix and the Arizona State Capitol building. The Arizona Biltmore is the only existing luxury hotel with design elements from the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Built in 1929, the Biltmore was crowned the “Jewel of the Desert” and has been the preferred resort for past and present celebrities, heads of state, and champions of business. This famous hotel is nestled within the stunning Biltmore Estates neighborhood, which will also be included on this portion of the tour, providing unique, up-close views of Wright’s architectural influences. Old Town Scottsdale provides guests with numerous options to explore the many art galleries and fashion shops, as well as enjoy some fine cuisine from around the Southwest USA. Downtown Phoenix, home to the historic Arizona Capitol building, provides for a unique metro area where sports fans, fashion buffs and history enthusiasts intermingle.
- Unlimited bottled water
- All taxes
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Guide gratuities
Temperatures in Phoenix vary by season. We recommend our guests bring jackets in the event of changing weather patterns.
REAL REVIEWS FROM OUR GUESTS
Our driver was knowledgeable, courteous and friendly. He took us all around Pheonix, then up the South Mountain where the view was spectacular. He shared a lot of knowledge about the native plants and the area with us. Then he took us to Old Scottsdale where we were dropped off to leisurely shop and have lunch before taking us back to our hotel.
This tour was just great. Exactly what we were looking for in a tour of the Phoenix area. Our guide was very knowledgable and informative. This is the perfect tour to get a good background on the area and know what else is available for you to do after the tour. Take this tour, you will love it!!!
Pick up times range from 8am-9am. We will contact you between 4-6pm the evening before the tour to confirm your exact pick up time.
These are all approximations, please check the weather prior to your tour. Summer temperatures range from 90-120 degrees fahrenheit. Spring and fall temperature range from 60-90 degrees fahrenheit. Winter temperatures range from 60-40 degrees fahrenheit.
We recommend closed-toed shoes year round. During the winter, we recommend pants and jackets.
Weather appropriate clothing, camera, snacks, government issued ID (driver’s license, passport, etc.)
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