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SEDONA ARIZONA!!!! HIKE, CHILL, PETROGLYPHS, NEW AGEY STUFF!!!

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ARABELLA HOTEL POOL AREA

725 Route 179 · SEDONA, AZ

How to find us

Thursday; 5:15 PM at the LARGE Arabella Pool (there's 2... the LARGE one is in the middle of the complex - the small one is near the lobby) ... OR 7:15 PM at Oaxaca restaurant...

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Details

****to RSVP, get on waitlist, I'll go down the list until we max out at 30****

DRIVING / HOTEL for 3 nights...

HIKE / chill / relax in a couple Indian ruins / new agey stuff / take photos / petroglyphs / a ghost town / an insane asylum / more hiking / Mexican food and a cool cafe!!

Hikes are fairly easy, with some rock scrambling (one year a 68 y/o woman made it without a problem)

$ $ $ $ PRICE $ $ $ $ PRICE $ $ $ $

~Hotel for 3 nights / carpool & gas / and "RSVP fee" comes to approx $330 per person based on room double occupancy and 3 per car... (rooms are all 2 queen sized beds)

~the "RSVP fee" is to cover the time it takes to put the trips together and the incredibly knowledgeable and friendly tour guide who looks a lot like me...

thanx!! and Happy Trails...

John

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E-mail me at FunGasm aol.com for HOTEL RSVP directions / group rate info!!!

group rate of $155-$165 per night per room / 2 queen beds per room

terrific breakfast included!!

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in case of cancellation, 50% of RSVP fee will be refunded till AUGUST 15th... no refund after that but feel free to sell your RSVP to people on the waitlist if any

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EITHER BRING FOOD FOR LUNCHES for 3 days, or buy in town. There's a Circle K next to the hotel... or in Oak Creek there's "Webers IGA" and in Sedona there's a Whole Foods and a Basha's. REFRIGERATOR in all rooms.

PARKING PASSES / 1 PER CAR - are available at Circle K and the Visitor Center on the way into town. $5 per day or $15 for the week

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THURSDAY:

ARABELLA HOTEL: # 725 route-179

click here for smartphone Google map link to Arabella Hotel (https://goo.gl/maps/AxmNMkdQedJ2)

Drive from LA... drive time approx 7 1/2 hours... I'm leaving around 7AM, time to stop a couple times and get to Sedona around 5:00 PM to check in. Cool stops on the way are Quartzite and Montezumas Castle.

5:15PM: meet in POOL area and caravan to Airport Mesa for SUNSET

(MEET AT BIG pool in middle of complex... there's a small one by the lobby)

map to parking lot (https://goo.gl/maps/fEPAsvNcjHv)

7:15 PM: meet at Oaxaca Restaurant for dinner. 311N State Rd 89A click for map (https://goo.gl/maps/5pT5Mc8cN8z)

FRIDAY:

7:30AM - 9AM - breakfast in hotel

9:15AM - meet in lobby... packed and ready to leave for the first hike of the day... we'll line up for caravan in the parking lot. Hike is 3-4 miles with moderate rock scrambling. Back to hotel around 3-ish. BRING LUNCH AND LOTS OF WATER

4:00PM - Caravan from hotel for second hike of the day... 20 minute drive; 2-3 mile hike. $8 parking per vehicle. GREAT SUNSET PICS!!

7:30 PM - Dinner

SATURDAY:

7:30AM -9AM - breakfast in hotel

9:15 AM - meet in lobby... packed and ready to leave for the day. We'll line up for caravan in the parking lot. Drive 20 minutes for a 5-6 mile hike with a couple side treks to some Indian Ruins... bring LUNCH, SNACKS and plenty of water.

EVENING - dinner location TBD

SUNDAY:

7:30AM - 9AM - breakfast in hotel

9:30AM - meet in lobby... packed, checked out and ready to leave for the day. (those of you who want to go shopping in town can check out any time before 11AM (i think checkout is 11)

3 possibilities... either:

-SWIM at Slide Rock OR

- Caravan to Jerome... an old Ghost Town for lunch / the Asylum (insane Asylum back in the day) shopping and the "Spirit Room" for a beer or 2...

(we'll vote the morning of and may split up to do whatever everyone wants)

Return home whenever you want

... leaving at 3PM will get you home around 11PM