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Verde Valley Hot Air Balloon Ride
"We fly most mornings at sunrise weather permitting. Our meet time is generally about ½ hour before sunrise. We begin by meeting you at the either at the Java Love Café in Sedona or the Wal-Mart in Cottonwood whichever is closer to you. From there we transport you to our launch site which is about a 20 minute drive from Sedona. Once at the launch site we will inflate the balloon and fly about 1 hr. We launch about ¼ mile away from the Verde River. If the winds are just right the Pilot may be able to maneuver the balloon over the water possibly skimming the surface. Even though we can’t guarantee it many times there is wildlife in and along the river that you can see. Then
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Day Tour to Sedona Red Rock Country and Native American Ruins from Phoenix
"To be true to the area's rich history the Sedona single day tour gives you a chance to explore ancient Native American civilization.You'll visit either the ruins at Tuzigoot National Monument or Montezuma Castle National Monument. At Tuzigoot National Monument you’ll see the remnants of one of the largest pueblos built by the Sinagua between 1100 and 1450 AD - it consisted of two stories and 110 rooms. Montezuma Castle National Monument is the most easily accessible best preserved and arguably the most spectacular cliff ruins in North America. You'll see an impressive 20-room 5-story structure built into the recess of a white limestone cliff about 70 feet (21 meters) above the ground. Before heading back to Phoenix you will also visit The Chapel of the Holy Cross an iconic Catholic chapel built into the mesas of Sedona Arizona and Bell Rock
From $130.00
 
Taste of Jerome Wine Tasting
"First we’ll stop in historic Old Town Cottonwood for a visit to Pillsbury Wine Company. Sam’s tasting room features a warm and inviting lounge atmosphere which is perfect for wine enthusiasts and newcomers to experience a true taste of Arizona wines. Hear all we’ll visit Passion Cellars our newest AZ Wine Tasting room in Jerome! Jason Domanico is the owner of Passion Cellars and head winemaker with fields in Wilcox AZ.Continue on to your last wine tasting with a fabulous view as well as wonderful wines - Cellar 433. Here vigneron John McLoughlin doesn’t just own a winery his Dragoon Mountain Vineyard near Wilcox
From $125.00

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Tuzigoot Vistor Center

This vistor center was build around the 1935 like a pueblo with local natural materials to compliment the monument. Franklin D. Roosevelt designated the ruins as a U.S. National Monument on July 25,...
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A Unique Depression-Era Reconstructed Ruin

This ancient native American ruin was reconstructed during the works projects administration in the 1930's. The site sits on top of a small hill in the middle of a beautiful valley. It is thought to...
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imagine life inside an ancient pueblo

Inside the largest dwelling at Tuzigoot you can begin to imagine life inside an ancient pueblo. The cool darkness inside this dwelling is in sharp contrast with the bright sun outside. But remember,...
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visit the citadel

The literal high point of any visit to Tuzigoot will be a trip to the 'citadel', the reconstructed room from whose roof you can view the surrounding territory. Although various documents I've read say...
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a roof over your head

There are many Sinaguan ruins to visit in central Arizona -- Tuzigoot, Montezuma's Castle/Well, Walnut Canyon and Wupatki are the interpreted National Monuments. Of all of them, Tuzigoot gives you the...
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Tuzigoot National Monument

Like Montezuma Castle, Tuzigoot (Apache for 'crooked water') was another Sinagua Village inhabited during the twelth through fifteenth centuries. It is a maze like compound of rooms which were...
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Meet the Locals

Of course the Sinagua are long gone but you can still meet the locals in the form of the park rangers. This is Penny. She was very friendly and had good knowledge of the area.
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Tuzigoot Extensions

On the other side of the plaza is a grouping of seven rooms that formed an extension of the Tuzigoot Pueblo. These rooms are from the 1300s.
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Building Details

In some areas of the ruins you can approach quite close so you can observe details of how the pueblo was constructed and how the rooms connected to each other.
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Tuzigoot Museum

Inside the Visitors Center are several nice displays about the building of the pueblo and the Sinagua People. Take the time to walk through it before taking the trail to the ruins.
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