New Day Tour Includes Grand Canyon Railway

Phoenix, AZ, January 11, 2008 --( Beginning in January 2008, Open Road Tours will offer an exciting new one-day tour from the Phoenix/Scottsdale area that includes a trip on the historic Grand Canyon Railway. Open Road is the first tour company in the Valley of the Sun to offer this type of trip on a regular basis.

The new day tour will depart on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from hotels in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe. This tour offers incredible views and numerous photo opportunities as well as a chance to learn about the history and geology of the Grand Canyon. In addition to a one-way ride on the Grand Canyon Railway from Williams, Ariz., to the Grand Canyon Village, this exciting adventure also travels by custom touring van through the Sonoran Desert, historic Route 66 in Williams and to Mather Viewpoint at the Grand Canyon. The tour includes coach class railway tickets but upgrades are available.

For more information, please contact Donnita Parker at (602) 997-6474 or toll-free at (800) 766-7117 or visit the website at

Open Road Tours, Inc.
Rachel Watson