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    P.O. Box 17647
    Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

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    Desert Dog Hummer® Adventures, Inc. is the finest and most exciting Hummer tour company in Arizona. We strive for excellence in our first class service, quality and customer satisfaction. Our hummers are designed with excellent safety features and provide you with comfortable, high visibility seating.

    Desert Dog Hummer® Adventures, Inc. offers unique levels of 4X4 touring, from the modest to the extreme! We are more than just a tour. You will experience an adventure in a first class vehicle - THE HUMMER® - and we will take you beyond where the ordinary Jeep goes, and you will go in style! Your adventure will be filled with excitement, thrills and loads of information along with Arizona's spectacular scenery. You will capture Arizona's wildlife, learn of Arizona's history and experience where the past and present come alive.

    So come along with us and see Arizona's backroads the way they should be explored - in a HUMMER® and do it DESERT DOG'S WAY


    P.O. Box 51980
    Phoenix, AZ 85076
    480-961-0143  •  1-800-842-RACE

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    Internationally recognized as the leading authority on advanced driver training, Bob Bondurant has been at the forefront of professional driving instruction since 1968. Over 85,000 students, ranging from housewives, racers and celebrities, to teenagers, professionals and police officers, have learned from Bondurant’s expertise.


    P.O. Box 17597
    Fountain Hills, AZ 85269

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    With a prime desert resort location at the eastern edge of Scottsdale, the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort & Casino, set to open in December 2005, offers the kind of warm hospitality, inviting atmosphere and professional service sure to please business and leisure travelers alike.

    Rooms and Amenities
    The spacious rooms and suites at this Scottsdale resort are beautifully decorated according to Native American traditions. Accommodations at this Scottsdale resort feature such luxurious amenities as flat screen televisions, spacious work stations, honor bars, Sleep Number® Beds and High-Speed Wireless Internet Access.

    Hotel Services
    When it's time to relax, guests at this Scottsdale resort can enjoy a casino, championship golf, heated outdoor swimming pool, two whirlpools and full-service health club. Other amenities at this Scottsdale resort include a children's water play area, Cultural Resource Center, full-service hair & nail salon and business center.


    26540 N. Scotsdale Rd
    Scottsdale, AZ 85255

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    MacDonalds Ranch is a premier horseback riding stable and western adventure tour ranch. Located in the tranquil Sonoran Desert of Scottsdale, Arizona, MacDonalds Ranch offers activities for small parties, large conventions or corporate gatherings. Choose from Guided Horseback Trailrides, Hayrides, early morning, mid-day, or evening Cowboy Cookouts, and many varieties of Entertainment. Our professional staff will customize services and amenities to fit most any situation. We're just minutes from most Valley resorts, hotels and airports


    3636 E. Baseline Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85040

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    The Raven Golf Club at South Mountain has been rated as having the “#1 guest service in North America,” and this commitment to excellence is evident throughout the facility. Ideally located in Phoenix only five miles south of Sky Harbor Airport and a short drive from most valley Resorts or Hotels, The Raven is a "Must Play" in the Scottsdale/Phoenix region. The layout features rolling fairways framed by thousands of mature pine trees, as well as vistas of rugged desert mountains and the Phoenix skyline. The golf course’s playable and strategic design offers a fun golf experience for all players. The subtle elevation changes are enhanced by challenging sand and grass bunkers that are placed against large multi-tiered greens. With on site meeting facilities for up to 200 people, the Raven’s friendly service makes for a golf planner’s dream golf course.

    Just minutes from both Sky Harbor airport and Arizona State University, the Raven Golf Club at South Mountain is a convenient and "must-play" stop for golf enthusiasts visiting the Phoenix area. Rated the "#1 Golf Course in Phoenix" by Golf Digest, and "#1 Guest Service" by the Arizona Republic, the Raven Golf Club at South Mountain is famous for its exceptional guest service, incredible dining at the Raven Grill, and soothing mango-scented cooling towels during Arizona's summer season.


    Scottsdale, AZ

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    T O U R S > H U M M E R

    You've heard all about these incredible vehicles, now's the time to take a ride!

    Outback Equipment: Unrivaled in their 4-wheeling capabilities these vehicles deliver a smooth touring experience while tackling the most challenging terrain. Each hummer in our fleet is meticulously maintained with your safety always in mind. Eleven guests can comfortably ride together. Weather permitting the outfitter may roll up the side panels for optimum viewing.

    Outback outfitters: Our knowledgeable guides will educate you on the area's creatures and features. Outfitters are certified with the Tonto National Forest, trained in CPR, first aid and desert survival. Their goal is to keep you safe while having the time of your life.


    2111 E. Highland Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85016

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    Located in Cave Creek (just north of Scottsdale) and surrounded by a picturesque desert landscape, our resort is a special place where rustic Southwestern charm meets contemporary elegance and comfort. Surrounded by majestic desert mountains, our casitas combine all of the comfort and convenience of home along with the benefits and amenities of a resort. Each unit offers a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, breakfast bar, and beautiful granite countertops. Richly furnished with a Southwestern flair, the accommodations are elegant: living and dining areas feature Kiva fireplaces, Internet-ready dens and beautiful outdoor patios or balconies. We offer two master bedroom suites - one with a jetted tub, and both with snail travertine showers.

    Guests have full access to our fitness center, pool, and a member’s lounge with steam, sauna and whirlpools. Our European spa offers a full menu of services and treatments to help you relax and pamper yourself. Other amenities include washer and dryer. Hideaway beds are available upon request.


    Phoenix, AZ

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    Our adventures take us above the flora and fauna of the classic southwestern desert near the Scottsdale and Carefree resort area. You'll experience the beauty of the desert landscape and the rugged peaks of the Arizona mountains as well as intimate views of wildlife in the desert below. Join us any time of the year. Each season in Arizona holds a special charm for a balloon ride.

    Complimentary champagne, juice and muffins are a continuing tradition, and your balloon trip concludes with the traditional champagne toast and flight certificate suitable for framing.

    Hot air balloons depart daily from sites near Scottsdale and Carefree. Summer launches commence shortly after sunrise, departures during fall and winter include an afternoon flight as well. Dawn flights available year-round. Evening flights only available November through March. If you're staying at a Scottsdale hotel, we can provide van transportation... groups of 12+ will be picked up in a luxury motorcoach.

    Each hot air balloon flight is a unique experience, our exact course and destination can never be predicted. Upon landing, you will enjoy a champagne celebration with continental breakfast or an evening picnic in the desert. Flight time approx 1-1.5 hrs Total activity time approx 3-4 hrs.


    8700 W. Carefree Highway
    Peoria, AZ 85383

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    Pleasant Valley Airport, located in beautiful northern Peoria, is the last of the grass roots airports which has three parallel runways, and is the only airport in the Valley with a crosswind runway for your comfort and safety. Pleasant Valley Airport was created to provide a friendly atmosphere for all General Aviation Pilots flying single engine, light twins, helicopters and gliders. Smog free skies are not easy to find these days and that is one of the many reasons Pleasant Valley Airport is home to Turf Soaring School. People from all over the world descend upon Pleasant Valley Airport for the annual summer glider competition. Pleasant Valley Airport is located at the intersection of Carefree Highway (SR74) and Lake Pleasant Parkway and is open to the public from 09:00 to 17:00 hrs (09:00am - 5:00pm daily).

    Pleasant Valley Airport is a highly, accessible gateway to Lake Pleasant and Pleasant Harbor Marina for those individuals who want to explore what Lake Pleasant has to offer. Also, nearby is the Cibola Vista Resort & Spa for visitors seeking an incredibly beautiful and peaceful part of Arizona to unwind.

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    P.O. Box 458
    Roosevelt, AZ 85545

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    Have you and your boat outgrown those overcrowded, narrow lakes? Then move up to Arizona's largest lake at the new, state-of-the-art Roosevelt Lake Marina. Newly expanded Roosevelt Lake just gets bigger and better as it fills to 22,000 acres of open water and 112 miles of beautiful beaches and secluded coves. Roosevelt Lake Marina is a boater's oasis, with boat rentals, ship store, covered and uncovered wet slips, executive services, and dry storage. Come see how we've taken Roosevelt Lake to a whole new level!

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