Beginning in Las Vegas this escorted tour takes in the mighty Grand Canyon and some of the West of America’s most spectacular National Parks and fascinating sites. You’ll become mesmerized by the beautiful colours of Bryce and Zion National Parks. Go back in time and discover the history behind the Crazy Horse Memorial and Mt Rushmore.
As you travel, you’ll come across never ending highlights. Stop by the multi-coloured hooodoos in the iconic natural amphitheatre that is Bryce Canyon National Park. Explore Grand Teton National Park, a popular destination for mountaineering, hiking, backcountry camping and fishing. Take in the massive sculpture depicting the faces of four U.S. presidents at Mount Rushmore. Nature lovers are in for a treat on this magnificent tour of some of the United States national treasures.
The Exciting Parts
- Bryce Canyon National Park - Stare in awe at the mutli-coloured hoodoos in a spectacular natural amphitheatre
- Crazy Horse Memorial - Marvel at the world's largest mountain carving, a memorial for all Native American tribes
- Grand Canyon - Experience one of the great Natural Wonders of the World and UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Grand Teton National Park - Explore this popular destination for mountaineering, hiking, backcountry camping and fishing
- Lake Powell - See the second largest man made lake in the USA
Arrival Las Vegas
Las Vegas - Grand Canyon National Park - Flagstaff
Flagstaff - Monument Valley - Page
Page - Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon
Bryce Canyon National Park - Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City - Jackson (2 nights)
Grand Teton National Park & Jackson Free Time
Jackson - Yellowstone National Park - 320 Guest Ranch
320 Guest Ranch - Yellowstone National Park - Cody
Cody - Little Bighorn Battlefield - Sheridan
Sheridan - Crazy Horse - Keystone (2 nights)
Mount Rushmore & Keystone Free Time
Keystone - Depart Denver
Day 1 Arrival Las Vegas
Welcome to Las Vegas. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon.
Hotel: Circus Circus Las Vegas
Day 2 Las Vegas - Grand Canyon National Park - Flagstaff
This morning, travel along parts of Old Route 66. Arrive at the Grand Canyon. Drive to Grand Canyon Village where you can enjoy the small town feel, complete with restaurants and shops. Pass through Williams, a charming town nestled at the base of Bill Williams Mountain before arriving in Flagstaff.
Hotel: Ramada Flagstaff East
Day 3 Flagstaff - Monument Valley - Page
This morning, sample the flavour of Flagstaff's pioneer beginnings at an Iconic Breakfast. After, explore Monument Valley on an all-terrain vehicle with your private Navajo guide. Marvel at the immense monolithic rock formations jutting hundreds of feet from the valley floor. Walk in the footsteps of John Wayne and other historic Southwest figures. Arrive in Page, home to stunning Lake Powell, where the evening is yours to relax.
Hotel: Quality Inn Lake Powell
Day 4 Page - Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon
Head toward Zion National Park. Explore the bottom of the main canyon where sheer colourful sandstone walls rise thousands of feet above the canyon floor. Continue onto Bryce Canyon National Park, where mesmerising, red sandstone awaits.
Hotel: Best Western Plus Ruby's Inn
Day 5 Bryce Canyon National Park - Salt Lake City
Explore Bryce Canyon National Park with pinnacles and oddly sculpted formations called hoodoos, created by wind and water erosions. Head north to Salt Lake City where you'll stop at historic Temple Square, home to the six-spired Temple and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The evening is at leisure.
Hotel: Comfort Inn Downtown Salt Lake City
Day 6 Salt Lake City - Jackson (2 nights)
Today, head for rugged Wyoming and travel alongside beautiful mountain ranges before arriving in Jackson. On arrival, stop at Town Square, famous for its iconic antler arches guarding the corners of George Washington Memorial Park. Wander around the square, lined with restaurants, bars and shops selling genuine cowboy gear.
Hotel: 49er Inn and Suites
Day 7 Grand Teton National Park & Jackson Free Time
Later this morning, head north for magnificent Grand Teton National Park with stops at the Moran Lookout and along the scenic Jenny Lake Loop. In Jackson, you have free time to relax. This evening, perhaps partake in an optional cowboy cookout.
Hotel: 49er Inn and Suites
Day 8 Jackson - Yellowstone National Park - 320 Guest Ranch
Enjoy the Teton Range as you follow the Snake River to Yellowstone National Park. The world's greatest concentration of geysers and mountain wilderness, this park is home to grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk. See Fountain Paint Pots, Lower, Middle and Upper Geyser Basins and, of course, Old Faithful.
Hotel: 320 Ranch
Day 9 320 Guest Ranch - Yellowstone National Park - Cody
Explore more with a visit to Mammoth Hot Springs, located on a hill of travertine. See the dramatic Grand Canyon of Yellowstone with its turbulent river and twisted pink and yellow rock cliffs.
Hotel: Buffalo Bill Village
Day 10 Cody - Little Bighorn Battlefield - Sheridan
Travel through Montana's stunning Big Sky Country. Stop at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, memorialising the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry. Continue on to Sheridan, situated in the Bighorn Mountains.
Hotel: Best Western Sheridan
Day 11 Sheridan - Crazy Horse - Keystone (2 nights)
Head through high country to the beautiful Black Hills. Visit the Crazy Horse Memorial that honours the culture, traditions and living heritage of all North American Indians.
Hotel: Ramada Keystone
Day 12 Mount Rushmore & Keystone Free Time
Visit magnificent Mount Rushmore, the largest statue-monument in the world. The faces of four American presidents are carved into the granite mountainside. The afternoon is free in Keystone.
Hotel: Ramada Keystone
Day 13 Keystone - Depart Denver
Bid farewell to your fellow travellers and take a complimentary transfer to Denver International Airport. For guests extending their stay, optional overnight accommodation will be available at the Best Western Plus Denver Airport.