Traveling the Trost Trail

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Traveling the Trost Trail - March 2019

About This Tucson Train Trip

Date of Event: Thursday, March 28 – Sunday, March 31, 2019

Hotel: AC Hotel by Marriott Tucson Downtown




Thursday, March 28, 2019

  • Take Amtrak from El Paso Train Station to Tucson, Arizona
  • Arrive Tucson Train Station
  • Dinner at the historic Carriage House, with a speech given by architect Bob Vint and Richard and Shana Oseran (owners of the historic Hotel Congress)
  • All luggage will be transported by rented van to the hotel
  • Walk two blocks to AC Hotel by Marriott Tucson Downtown

Friday, March 29, 2019

  • European style continental breakfast inside the AC Hotel Mariott
  • Morning tour of historic Trost buildings in Tucson beginning at the historic Trost & Trost Scottish Rite Building
  • Lunch in the historic Trost & Trost Scottish Rite Building (now the Children's Museum)
  • Afternoon optional tour of Trost mansions in downtown Tucson
  • Afternoon option of taking light rail to “Mercado” art/shopping district
  • Dinner at Cafe Poca Cosa

Saturday, March 30, 2019

  • European style continental breakfast inside the AC Hotel Mariott
  • Board bus for the ride to Douglas, Arizona
  • Walk to Gadsden Hotel, enjoy a light snack of pastries, coffee, and water
  • Tour Gadsden Hotel including the basement with a talk by the current owners
  • Walking tour of downtown Douglas
  • Ride to the historic mining town of Bisbee, Arizona
  • Lunch at Cafe Roka
  • Walking tour guided by Bob Vint, a historical architect 
  • Ride back to the Desert Diamond Restaurant in Tucson, Arizona for a traditional Native American Dinner

Sunday, March 31, 2019

  • Thank you reception brunch by the pool on the rooftop of the AC Mariott Hotel
  • Checkout, followed by our bus ride back to El Paso, Texas


Hotel is conveniently located downtown, within walking distance of restaurants, historic attractions, light-rail, and grocery/convenience store. Tucson won UNESCO award for gastronomy.


Thursday 03/28/2019


Sunday 03/31/2019


AC Mariott Hotel - Tucson
151 East Broadway Boulevard
Tucson Arizona 85701







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