Southwest Adventures

Southwest Vacations – Small Group Tours of Arizona and New Mexico

Explore, hike easy, drive and experience first hand nature and culture of the Southwest on one of these adventure tours.

Travel Arizona and New Mexico with one of our personalized group tours for a unique experience you’ll treasure. Experience the best that these two states offer – from magnificent natural scenery to cultural history and fine Southwestern cuisine. This guided tour takes you beyond the usual sights to immerse you completely in the beauty and uniqueness of these areas.

Our Southwest vacations feature small groups up to 12 participants, and you can be assured of personalized service with two professionals, a guide and a separate driver around the clock. Our knowledgeable tour guides show and tell you about flora and fauna, geology, history and culture of the areas you will visit, and each tour is customized to match the particular interests of the participants, so you get to hear about what you are interested in.

the Grand Canyon and the South Colorado Region

the Grand Canyon and the South Colorado Region


Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park

Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park

Organ Pipe National Park Sonoran Desert

Organ Pipe National Park Sonoran Desert

Adobe style southwestern culture

Adobe style southwestern culture

White Sands National Monument

White Sands National Monument

Top Attractions:

  • Explore Southwest’s unique National Parks and National Monuments including Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Saguaro, Organ Pipe Cactus, Chiricahua, Sunset Crater and White Sands.
  • Experience the desert on foot on easy walks and short hikes through giant cactus and Sonoran Desert areas that offer the most biodiversity of all North American deserts.
  • Imagine frontier life in the Wild West as you stroll through the town of Tombstone, historical location of the OK Corral, visit Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum and stop at Silver City, a mining town that once was home to notorious Billy the Kid.
  • Enjoy the amazing natural beauty of White Sands National Monument with its unreal white gypsum sand dunes and visit nearby interesting sites including the White Sands Missile range and the Museum of Space History.
  • Discover Santa Fe, capitol city of New Mexico, and one of the loveliest art centers of the West with traditional Adobe architecture, museums, art galleries, shopping and great restaurants.
  • Spend a day at Grand Canyon and absorb the magnificent views while hiking and driving along the rim. Optional helicopter tour.
  • Learn about Native American history and culture at the Amerind Foundation and touring Acoma Sky City’s pueblo.
  • Start and end your tour in beautiful Phoenix, capitol city of Arizona, also called “Valley of the Sun”.
Map of Southwest Adventures Tour

Route Map: Southwest Adventures Tour


Phoenix – Arizona – New Mexico – Phoenix

Dates and Rates

Sun, Oct. 1 – Sun, Oct. 15, 2023
Sun, May 5 – Sun, May 19, 2024
Sun, Oct. 20 – Sun, Nov 3, 2024

Price – 15 Days / 14 Nights

Per Person, Double Room, $4880
Single Room Up-charge, $1130

The southwest vacation daily schedule offers an interactive feature with a click on each photo providing in-depth information about the places you visit on these Arizona and New Mexico small group tours. Here you find detailed information about the top attractions including many unique places you may not have heard of before, giving you a good idea about what you can expect on these guided tours.

See Southwest Vacation Daily Schedule

cacti in bloom - southwest vacation schedule pages

Desert Cacti in Bloom


Our Accommodations

comfortable accommodation in Phoenix Arizona

Base hotel in Phoenix, AZ

Small Group Tours – Comfortable Accommodation
Travel Dream West has carefully chosen hotels for their charm, uniqueness and great service.  Our tours stay in selected clean middle class hotels, many have swimming pools, some included breakfast, fitness centers, and other amenities to make your stay comfortable.  The Southwest Adventures tour also features some special  accommodations chosen for their originality and historical importance.  On our tours we include the first and last night of your stay in Phoenix, Arizona.  You can book additional nights, and we encourage you to arrive a day in advance to relax and tour Phoenix independently.

If you are looking for a great selection of places to stay with discount prices, visit Phoenix Hotels for more information.

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old historic Mesilla

Southwest Vacations – visit our Image Gallery
The image gallery features a page of photographs that illustrates some of the highlights of these small group tours.

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