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Vaughan's Southwest Tours - Day Tours

Phoenix, AZ, USA
About Vaughan's Southwest Tours - Day Tours
Our exciting scenic Arizona tours, including the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and the historic Apache Trail offer visitors some of the most scenic and breathtaking views that Arizona has to offer. We have the most comfortable touring vans in the state, high back captains seating! Fully guided tours with tour guides that love what they do! A professional sound system so you can hear the tour guide's narration. We will pick at most hotels in Phoenix and Scottsdale!
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Visit the Grand Canyon on this full-day tour from Phoenix. On the way, pass through San Francisco Peaks and the Navajo Reservation, and stop for lunch at the Cameron Trading Post. In the Grand Canyon, travel 25 miles (40km) along the South Rim, taking in Grand Canyon Village, the historic El Tovar Hotel, and several lookout points on South Rim Drive. Includes guide, transportation, and pickup and drop-off from select hotels in Phoenix and Scottsdale.
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RU12Travel wrote a review Jun 10
Jackson, Wisconsin70 contributions2 helpful votes
We had Chris as our tour guide. He picked us up on time, was very easy to talk with and explained a lot about the different regions we passed through. We stopped in Sedona and Chris turned into our photographer also. We truly enjoyed every part of this tour and had a great lunch. Best fry bread I have ever had. We were able to take a short hike in the Grand Canyon and even got to see some wildlife. This tour, although a long day, is a must do! Thanks Jim and Chris!!!!
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Date of experience: June 2021
BridgewaterFamily of 4 wrote a review Jun 2
7 contributions3 helpful votes
Jim is a terrific tour guide. We did the Sedona and Jerome tour with him. He is extremely knowledgeable, personable and funny. He suggested a terrific restaurant in Sedona with an amazing view, as well as a gallery. His attitude was that it was our tour and we could do as much as we wanted at our pace. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: May 2021
Jim H wrote a review May 2021
Effingham, Illinois4 contributions
We had 3 couples on a private tour to the Grand Canyon and Chris was our guide. Everyone had a fantastic time. Chris was very knowledgeable and he made our trip both fun and educational. He even took our group photo many times. We saw elk, mule deer, even a Kaibab squirrel along with 5 or 6 stops to see the Grand Canyon. What a spectacle for sure. The van was comfortable as well. Communication with Jim Vaughan was great. We would recommend Vaughan's Southwest Tours for a fun day trip to the Grand Canyon.
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Date of experience: April 2021
lmw104 wrote a review Apr 2021
Sea Girt, New Jersey12 contributions1 helpful vote
What a wonderful day we had with Jim on our trip to the Grand Canyon. Jim was extremely knowledgeable and shared it all with us. From the littlest unknown details and beyond. Jim was very personable and friendly. He took us to spots along the Canyon where we had it all to ourselves. We had a picnic at the Canyon, stopped along Route 66, drove through Sedona, drank fresh water from a spring and ended at In n Out burger -a must try for our son. We would highly recommend booking your tour with Jim.
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Sharon W wrote a review Mar 2021
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What a wonderful experience ~ made memories of a lifetime!! I took a group tour with Southwest Tours three years ago and it was very nice; however, this individual tour was over the top!! Jim Vaughan, the owner of Southwest Tours and tour guide ensured that we enjoyed a perfect trip from the time he picked us up until he dropped us back at our car. Jim was so accommodating and made sure we saw sights normally not seen on a regular tour. Jim is so knowledgeable about the history of the Grand Canyon, as well as the beautiful red rock mountains in Sedona. In Sedona, Jim made sure we saw the Chapel of the Holy Cross,, which was a very spiritual experience. Jim always took his time ~ he was extremely patient ~ never rushing us. I feel truly grateful and blessed to have enjoyed this wonderful experience!! Jim is just a really nice guy!! Thank You, Jim, for sharing Arizona with us!!
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Date of experience: January 2021