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Sonoran Desert: Beginner ATV Training & Desert Tour Combo

1. Sonoran Desert: Beginner ATV Training & Desert Tour Combo

Discover the Sonoran Desert on an ATV tour with personalized training. Get to grips with your ATV on a beginner course full of bumps, turns, and hills before heading out into the wilderness on the Centipede Tour with a local guide. Begin your day with a go on the beginner Sidewinder ATV Training course. Start with a safety briefing before learning how to drive an ATV on the Sidewinder course, designed to mimic the bumpy roads of the desert. Once you've got the hang of it, head out into the desert on the adventurous Centipede Tour. Follow your local guide deep into the Sonoran Desert, through canyons, and over mountains on a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Marvel at the breathtaking views of the Bradshaw mountains and see the local wildlife as you drive through the desert. Throughout your tour, learn about the Sonoran Desert wildlife and history and desert survival techniques from your guide.

Horseback Ride thru Joshua Tree Forest/Buffalo & Lunch Tour

2. Horseback Ride thru Joshua Tree Forest/Buffalo & Lunch Tour

Be picked up from Las Vegas, Laughlin, or Kingman, Lake Havasu Cities, and travel to the Grand Canyon Western Ranch, where you’ll start your horseback ride through the Joshua Tree Forest where the corraled Buffalo roam. Get acquainted with your horse and start your ride along the forest trail. Follow your experienced guide through Joshua Tree and see buffalo roaming around in their natural environment. As your ride continues, you’ll travel up the trail to a higher elevation, where you’ll be able to see blossoms that are 600 years old. Along the way, enjoy panoramic views of the Joshua Tree Forest. Stop for lunch at an authentic Western Ranch once owned by a bank/train robber where a cowboy will sing old Western tunes. Join in for a song or dance, as you experience what the Old West was like.

Camp Verde: Jeep Tour and Horseback Ride with Lunch

3. Camp Verde: Jeep Tour and Horseback Ride with Lunch

Embark on a 4-hour tour in Verde Valley with a perfect balance of adventure and relaxation while also leaving your evening free to explore the rest of valley in whatever way you like. Once you arrive on your Jeep, head out on a 1-hour exploration of the milder regions of the Verde Valley desert. This relaxing ride will take you under the shade of sycamore and cottonwood trees. Crossing the Verde River and get a chance to see the Sinagua Ruins After your jeep tour, head over to the stables to saddle up for a 1-hour horseback ride. This trail is more adventurous with hills your horse will encounter. See the magnificent Black Hills Mountain Range that follows along the Verde Valley. By this time, you are sure to have worked up an appetite! But have no fear, you will be provided with food favorites as you sit down for a lovely picnic lunch consisting of a deli sandwich, chips, cookies, and drinks. 

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Ranch Tour with Horseback/Wagon Ride

4. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Ranch Tour with Horseback/Wagon Ride

Explore beyond Las Vegas by enjoying a true Wild West Adventure! Begin with a complimentary shuttle pickup from your Las Vegas hotel. Enjoy a photo stop at the Hoover Dam, a modern marvel of engineering. From here, your journey will bring you to the historic Grand Canyon Western Ranch, first owned by a genuine cowboy outlaw in the 1880’s. Once you arrive at the ranch you’ll partake in your chosen activity. Explore the land, see the sights and feel the old west heritage while being guided by a real cowboy. Hear stories of the land and see the herd of resident buffalo. Enjoy lunch and live cowboy entertainment. Your purchase includes your choice between a 45-minute horseback ride or a ride in a covered wagon.  Horseback Ride: Experience a guided horseback ride where you will see the icon of the west, the buffalo, roaming in its natural environment. All the horse rides are designed for beginners; the horses are gentle and well trained and suitable for ages 9 and over. Pony rides available for ages 8 and under. Comfortably seated in your authentic western saddle, follow your guide through the Joshua Trees lining the historic Mormon Trail and up to Buffalo Point. Take photos of the wild buffalo and enjoy panoramic views of Spirit and Iron Mountain. Covered Wagon Ride: Climb aboard a covered wagon drawn by two beautiful Belgian Draft Horses. Go back in time as you follow the old Mormon trail as the pioneers did long ago. As you climb through the Joshua tree forest your cowboy guide will provide tales of the history and wildlife of this historic ranch. On arrival at Buffalo Point, get your first views of the majestic icon of the west, the buffalo. Enjoy the opportunity to see these animals that used to roam the plains in their millions, and hear the story about their near extinction.

From Phoenix: Sonoran Desert Guided ATV Training & Riding

5. From Phoenix: Sonoran Desert Guided ATV Training & Riding

Discover the beauty of the Sonoran Desert while learning how to drive an ATV with a professional instructor and certified guide in New River. Learn key safety operations and driving tips while understanding more about off-roading, desert survival techniques, and the history of the area. Your experience begins with a safety operations briefing, including the use of your helmet, gloves, and safety goggles. Once you're prepped, it's time to drive your ATV through a test course located in the surreal Sonoran Desert.  Full of turns, bumps, and hills, your certified guide will help you maneuver through your off-roading adventure. Marvel at the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, and learn more about the desert's wildlife and history.

Scottsdale: 2-Hour Self-Guided E-bike Tour

6. Scottsdale: 2-Hour Self-Guided E-bike Tour

Discover the scenery and attractions of Scottsdale with a convenient E-bike rental. Your 2-hour self-guided adventure will be a memorable outing for you and your group as you acquaint yourself with the city at your own pace. Start your day at the shop of the local partner. From here you will receive your E-bike, helmet and map before setting off on your self-guided tour. Your adventure will start in Scottsdale before making your way to the DC Ranch where you can experience the beautiful greenery, shops, and restaurants. These brand new E-bikes are the perfect way to explore different areas with friends and family. After you make your way through DC Ranch then you will head back to the shop in Scottsdale.

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What people are saying about Arizona

I HAD AN AMAZING TIME AND EXPERIENCE. VERY FRIENDLY AND WELCOMING, VERY INFORMATIVE. THE TRAVEL GUIDE, BARRY WAS HIS NAME, I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS TOURIST ATTRACTIONS TO ANYONE THAT NEEDS A FUN AND EXCITING WAY TO EXPLORE THE SONORA DESERT. DEFINITELY A TEN OUT OF TEN.

Excellent! Sharon are driver was delightful. Colten our trail guide was such a gentleman. Cowboy Dave funny, entertaining & great story teller , Reba our chef - excellent & also mom to Colten! Highly recommend! Horses were well cared for & well behaved.

Truly an awesome experience for my wife and I. Will not hesitate in the future to return next time we’re in the area

A wonderful experience, very nice people and love horses! The scenery is stunning!

We were treated very well! One of our best experiences ever!!