Warm up to winter on a desert bike tour, riding among giant saguaro cactus, grasslands and vineyards on a seven-day winter or fall getaway in southeastern Arizona.
The tour, organized by Sojourn Bicycling & Active Vacations, begins and ends in Tucson. It includes riding through dramatic Saguaro National Park and climbing Gates Pass, a popular route for Arizona cyclists, before continuing to the shops and galleries of Tubac. Wine-tasting and a visit to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum are on the itinerary.
Dates: Departures in February, March and October.
Price: From $2,995 per person, double occupancy. Includes accommodations, most meals, bicycle, van support and tour leaders. Airfare not included.
Info: Sojourn Bicycling & Active Vacations, (800) 730-4771