Wildlife, Train Ride & Dinner Show Itinerary all in a Day!

How does a wildlife safari, scenic train ride through the Verde Canyon and then top it off with a chuckwagon dinner with musical entertainment sound?  Well, you can experience all of this in just one day in Arizona by visiting Out of African Wildlife Park, Verde Canyon Railroad and Blazin’ M Ranch. 

Out of Africa Family Fun | Things to do Arizona
Morning
Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Start your day off in nature visiting Out of Africa Wildlife Park. This one-of-a-kind adventure allows you to experience Africa in the heart of Arizona. Go on safari and witness a wide array of animals ranging from camels and capybara to tigers and zebra. Out of Africa is also home to an assortment of reptiles and birds. Your family won’t want to miss Tiger Splash™, Out of Africa’s signature show which puts tigers face-to-face with their human partners in special heart-touching encounter.
Morning
Train Rides Arizona - Tunnel
Afternoon
Verde Canyon Railroad
Next, hop on board the Verde Canyon Railroad departing from beautiful Clarkdale, an old Arizona mining town. Journey four-hours to a ghost ranch in Perkinsville and back. This wilderness adventure features an abundance of native flora and fauna, rugged high-desert rock faces and remarkable vistas. This exclusive view of the Canyon is only accessible by rail and provides information to guests on history, archaeology, geology, wildlife and Indian lore of the Verde Canyon through narration by seasoned car attendants.
Afternoon
Western Adventures Arizona: Old West Comes Alive
Evening
Blazin' M Ranch
End your evening in the true spirit of the old west at Blazin’ M Ranch, a complete dinner show experience with a chuck wagon supper and a musical performance by award winning musicians. This quaint Wild West town has something for everyone in the family whether it is touring the museum, taking old-tyme photos in their decked out studio, learning how to rope or curbing your shopping addiction by visiting their retail shops. Blazin’ M Ranch is the perfect culmination of a day full of Arizona fun.
Evening