Tours & Transportation

Tempe is located less than 10 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and boasts the best freeway access in Arizona. Visitors can easily rent a car, take the Valley Metro Rail or utilize the Tempe public bus system. Valley Metro Rail provides a convenient link between Tempe, Downtown Phoenix and Downtown Mesa and offers an extension that connects directly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Tempe’s central location makes touring attractions around the state of Arizona as easy as pie. Tour operators, who are Arizona experts, can use Tempe as a home base while taking visitors on interesting and fun excursions throughout the state. Many of the tour companies will pick up guests from their Tempe hotel and then embark on adventures to places like the Grand Canyon, Sedona and the Apache Trail, or you can take a leisurely city tour showing the highlights of the Phoenix area. View the tour companies below and check out this video from Across Arizona Tours.

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Across Arizona Tours
1 Across Arizona Tours

Join us for exciting guided one-day van tours of: Grand Canyon with Sedona and Navajo Reservation Tour; Sedona, Jerome and Montezuma Castle Tour; Sedona Red Rocks and Wine Country Tour; Phoenix, Scottsdale and Heard Museum Tour; Apache Trail and Dolly Steamboat Tour. Our deluxe vehicles are comfortable with large tinted windows and speaker systems. Our guides are knowledgeable, enthusiastic and fun. We also conduct custom tours for any size group throughout Arizona.




Phone: (602) 233-1813

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360 Adventures
360 Adventures

Want to experience the REAL Arizona? Get outside with 360 Adventures! We create amazing and memorable outdoor experiences for our guests with our mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking and canyoneering tours – each created especially for you. From our knowledgeable guides to our beautiful Arizona locations, your perfect adventure awaits!  Whether you want a half-day jaunt for one or a multi-day expedition for many, we’ve got you covered.




Phone: (480) 722-0360

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Aerogelic Ballooning
Aerogelic Ballooning

Aerogelic Ballooning, based in the Phoenix area, has offered breathtaking hot-air balloon rides since 1976. Their professional team is committed to making your hot air balloon ride one of the most memorable experiences of your life. They carry no more than 10 people per ride and they offer everything from basic to custom packages.




Phone: (866) 359-8329 or (480) 247-7813

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All Aboard America
All Aboard America

All Aboard America has remained family-owned since 1936 and we pride ourselves on superior customer service and professionalism. We are Arizona’s largest tour and charter motorcoach company.


230 S. Country Club Dr.
Mesa, AZ 85210
Phone: (480) 222-6940

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Arizona Outdoor Fun
Arizona Outdoor Fun

Get ready to grip the wheel and feel the thrill as you navigate winding mountain trails on an ATV or UTV and learn about Arizona’s history and wildlife, with some great points of interest along the way. Explore Native American ruins, cross the Agua Fria riverbed, visit remains of ghost town, or try your skills at a private outdoor shooting range. A variety of guided and unguided tours are available, as well custom team-building challenges and private tours for groups of up to 150 riders. We are open to the public, and also specialize in corporate outings, incentive trips, social groups, bachelor parties, family reunions, and spouse retreats. Our tours are an exciting way to experience the Sonoran Desert, so for an adrenaline packed adventure, come ride with us!


35972 S. Old Black Canyon Hwy.
Black Canyon City, AZ 85324
Phone: (602) 400-2445

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AZ Barrel House Tours
AZ Barrel House Tours

Coming in late summer 2018, let AZ Barrel House Tours take you on a scenic all-inclusive tour of some of the Valley’s secret–and not so secret–treasures while enjoying some of the finest elixirs and dishes that Arizona has to offer.




Phone: (480) 577-3589

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Desert Belle Boat Tours
Desert Belle Tour Boat

Originally launched in 1964, the Desert Belle has been plowing the waters of Saguaro Lake for over fifty years. Relax in comfort and see exotic Arizona wildlife, towering canyon walls and dramatic desert vistas. Witness the flora and fauna first-hand, as you navigate pristine Sonoran Desert canyons.  Watch birds of prey soaring high on desert thermals as you photograph breath-taking desert vistas. Private cruises are also available for an unforgettable wedding, birthday, anniversary, or corporate function for up to 125 passengers. Whatever you choose, The Desert Belle is a unique way to enjoy all the beauty that Arizona has to offer.


Saguaro Lake
14011 N. Bush Hwy.
Mesa, AZ 85215
Phone: (480) 984-2425

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DETOURS American West guests
DETOURS

DETOURS American West has been offering professional, guided tours of the American West since 2001. Started by a team of guides who have been touring since the 1980’s, DETOURS wanted to create a truly memorable experience for each guest with our custom vehicles, expert guides and flexibility. From the Tempe, Phoenix, and Scottsdale area, our small-group day trips showcase the best that Arizona has to offer with tours to Grand Canyon, Sedona, Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend, Verde Canyon Railroad, Apache Trail, Tombstone, Scottsdale & Phoenix City Highlights, and Arizona Fresh Foodie Trail. If a single day is not enough time to enjoy the amazing views and rich cultural history of Arizona, we offer overnight touring options available in Williams and the Grand Canyon and multi day excursions. Our custom vehicles seat between 10-13 passengers, each enjoying their own reclining leather captain’s chair. Providing smaller group tours allows our tour guides to become familiar with each guest and ensure that they are getting a first class touring experience. Let DETOURS create amazing memories for you by showing you the stunning landscapes of the Southwest.


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722 S. Perry Lane
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 633-9013

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Enterprise Holdings Inc. Operating: Enterprise, Alamo and National Car Rental

Over 100 Arizona locations; airport and neighborhood rental branches serving many resorts. Daily, weekly and monthly rates. Economy car to minivans, 15 passenger, cargo vans and our Exotic Car Collection. No surcharge for qualified drivers ages 21-24. www.enterprise.com – discount code: TMP123 pin: TEM


4100 W. Galveston St. Ste. 1
Chandler, AZ 85226
Phone: (800) 736-8222

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Grand Canyon Railway
Grand Canyon Railway

Make a Grand trip even Grander! Departing daily from the Williams, Ariz. depot, the Grand Canyon Railway now offers five classes of service. During your journey, be entertained by strolling musicians, Western cowboys and remarkable views. Watch as the high desert turns to prairie, the prairie turns to pine. It’s a view that’s ever changing until you come across a view that changes so dramatically, it could very well change you. Check out our specialty trains: Steam Trains, Pumpkin Patch and Polar Express. Visit the website for more details.


233 N. Grand Canyon Blvd.
Williams, AZ 86046
Phone: (800) 843-8724

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