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Best Local Tours in Phoenix
2021

Why These Local Tours?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Phoenix Local Tours on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

2 Fly Us Hot Air Balloon Rides

2 Fly Us Hot Air Balloon Rides has been offering local tours in Phoenix for over 30 years. The family-operated business provides thrilling air tours of the area for up to four passengers per balloon, and the group is dedicated to making every ride a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Customers have raved about the owner's experience as a pilot, the friendly and knowledgeable, service, and incredible views and photo opportunities of the desert, mountains, valley, rivers, lakes, and wildlife. 2 Fly Us also offers balloon piloting courses and corporate advertising services, and has flown for the likes of Dodge, Wendy's and the NFL.

Phoenix, AZ 85027

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A Closer Look Tours

A Closer Look Tours has been providing specialized tours to those in the Glendale area for over 25 years. The family-owned group arranges guided tours through the heart of Mexico focusing on the Copper Canyon area and features a Copper Canyon 8 Day Tour leaving from and arriving back to Phoenix, a Copper Canyon Customized Tour, and a five-day Running with the Tarahumara option as well. Clients appreciate experiencing authentic Mexico via all-inclusive packages as well as skilled and dedicated guides and can also enjoy the scenery and history on the famous Copper Canyon Railway. A Closer Look Tours is a member of the National Tour Association and also works closely with the Mexican Tourism Board.

Glendale, AZ 85308

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Arizona Segway Tours

Arizona Segway Tours is a local tour company in Fort McDowell. Visitors can take in the breathtaking landscape and views while riding an eco-friendly Segway PT through the Sonoran Desert in Scottsdale or through Sedona. All tour participants can receive training and practice until they feel comfortable on the Segway prior to starting out, and all routes pass a number of local landmarks with plenty of photo opportunities along the way. Tours last anywhere from one and a half to two and a half hours, and a sunset tour is available in Sedona as well. Arizona Segway Tours received a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2014.

Fort Mcdowell, AZ 85264

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Great Arizona Beer Tours

Great Arizona Beer Tours is a local tour company serving the Chandler area. Visitors can enjoy a four, six, or 12-hour tour of three Phoenix breweries and lunch in a luxurious mini-coach, a two-day tour to visit breweries in Phoenix or Flagstaff with full amenities, or a Dream Tour to travel to as many breweries throughout Arizona as desired. The founders wrote the ultimate guide to Arizona breweries covering 99 breweries in the state, are dedicated to helping others explore the art of craft beer in Arizona, and can custom design tours for private parties, clubs, businesses, alumni organizations, and other needs as well.

Chandler, AZ 85244

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