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If you are an outdoor travel enthusiast, you have some new options in Prescott, Arizona. Rubicon Outdoors and the Marriott Springhill Suites in Prescott have teamed up to offer three tours.
One is at the link below:
The other two are described below and will be added to the Rubicon Outdoor site later this month.
Prescott to Grand Canyon – Rails and Trails – Hotel/Lodge Based – Guided Hiking Tour
We meet at the Springhill Suites in downtown Prescott at 5:00pm the day before departure for a quick informational meeting and to make sure everyone is properly prepared for the trip. The following morning we will again meet at Springhill Suites at 7:30am and transfer via shuttle to Williams where we will board the vintage Grand Canyon railway for a historic ride to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Upon arrival, lunch will be prepared by your guides followed by a walk along the rim of the canyon. Accommodation will be provided a short walk from the rim in the Maswick Lodge with a gourmet dinner at the El Tovar dining room, in the historic El Tovar Hotel. The second day will start with an early breakfast at the Maswick Lodge followed by a full day hike on one of the many breathtaking trails. Perhaps we will choose to hike the Hermit Trail to Dripping Springs, a lush oasis about 1000 ft below the rim. Your guides will hand you a handcrafted sack lunch in the morning to be enjoyed at your leisure during the day. Transport back to Prescott via shuttle arriving around 6:30pm at the Springhill Suites. Includes: Two nights accommodation at the Springhill Suites in Prescott, round trip transportation to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, one nights accommodation at the Maswick Lodge South Rim of the Grand Canyon and dinner at the El Tovar Hotel, three breakfast and two lunches and qualified local guide.
Cost: $895.00 per person(double occupancy), $395.00 (single supplement)
Prescott Adventure Getaway – Hotel Based – Guided Adventure Tour
The miles of biking and hiking trails and endless rock climbing possibilities make Prescott a mecca for outdoor adventure. With the Bradshaw Mountains, Granite Mountain and Watson Lake Recreation Areas all within minutes of Historic downtown, Prescott is truly an adventurer’s paradise.
Includes: Transportation to and from adventure activities, two nights accommodation at the Springhill Suites in downtown Prescott, breakfast and lunch both days and qualified local guide.
Cost: $395.00 per person (double occupancy), $195.00 (single supplement)
Prescott is a premier mountain biking destination. The city of Prescott has over 28 miles of trails and the U. S. Forest Service has 450 miles.
The Prescott mountain bike community has formed the Prescott Mountain Bike Alliance, Prescott’s first mountain bike-specific club aimed at promoting the fine riding in Prescott. The are holding a fabulous fund raiser called Ales for Trails on Wednesday, March 24 at the Raven Café in downtown Prescott from 6-10PM.
The event will feature live music, silent auctions, a primo raffle, beer specials provided by New Belgium Brewing Co. and much more. Come for the beer and a chance to win free air tickets for two from Horizon Air (value up to $1,200). Stay to see what your friends look like without helmets. More information at http://ravensingletrack.com/Ales_for_Trails.html