America's legendary canyons await you in this three-state tour of the nation's rugged majesty. Bryce, Glen, and the mighty Grand Canyon join a list of national parks and monuments that will delight and amaze.
Day 1 Arrive in Las Vegas
Arrive today in exciting Las Vegas and spend the night at the glittering
“Fremont Street Experience.” You’ll have the remainder of the day at
leisure for relaxation, enjoying the free entertainment presented on
Fremont Street, plus time to test your luck at the gaming tables or slot
Day 2 Pipe Spring National Monument and the North Rim
Heading into Arizona, visit the Old Mormon Fort at Pipe Spring National
Monument, then continue on to the North Rim of magnificent
Grand Canyon National Park, where you will spend the next two
nights just steps away from one of the world’s great spectacles. Dinner
awaits in the Grand Canyon Lodge dining room.
Meals: B, D
Day 3 Discover the Grand Canyon, Cape Royal and Point Imperial
A full day to experience the wonders of the Grand Canyon begins with
an excursion to Cape Royal and Point Imperial, offering incomparable
views of this gaping chasm, about one mile deep and ten miles across.
Those who have visited the heavily-traveled South Rim will be surprised
to see that the North Rim views and environment are distinctively
different. You’ll have the afternoon for hiking to nearby Bright
Angel Point, ranger-conducted programs or simply relaxing.
Day 4 Vermilion Cliffs and Lake Powell Cruise
A scenic drive along Vermilion Cliffs National Monument brings you
to the impressive Colorado River Gorge at Navajo Bridge. Near Page
this afternoon, visit massive Glen Canyon Dam before a “Canyons Adventure”
cruise on sky-blue Lake Powell through Glen Canyon National
Meals: B, D
Day 5 Monument Valley Jeep Tour
This morning visit Navajo National Monument to view the Betatakin
Ruin. Later, continue on to incredible Monument Valley
Navajo Tribal Park, where numerous Western movies, television
shows and commercials have been filmed. A traditional Navajo
lunch and Navajo-guided, four-wheel drive tour are included in
your visit. En route to Bluff, Utah, pause at Goosenecks State Park
for stunning views of the San Juan River Canyons. Dinner tonight is
at the Cottonwood Steak House.
Meals: L, D
Day 6 Natural Bridges and Capitol Reef National Park
After a visit to the Puebloan ruins at Edge of the Cedars State Park,
comes sightseeing and a picnic lunch at Natural Bridges National
Monument, home to three mighty stone bridges, viewable from convenient
overlooks. An afternoon scenic drive brings you to impressive
Capitol Reef National Park, where white sandstone “domes” cap massive
reef-like cliffs. Spend the night in Torrey.
Meals: B, L
Day 7 Escalante-Grand Staircase and Bryce Canyon National Park
A memorable day begins on Utah’s incredible Highway 12 Scenic
Byway, winding through spectacular Escalante-Grand Staircase National
Monument. Reaching the famed “Pink Cliffs” of Bryce Canyon
National Park, follow the Rim Drive to view vividly-colored, fantastic
rock forms approximating castles, temples, even whole cities sculptured
in stone! Later, you’ll motor through the slickrock canyons and
historic tunnel of Zion National Park to the hotel in Springdale.
Day 8 Zion National Park
Today features awe-inspiring Zion National Park, where the Virgin River has cut a dramatic rugged gorge through multi-hued sandstone,
shale and limestone. Look up at the towering rock walls surrounding
you on all sides as you tour this incredible natural wonder
aboard open-air sightseeing trams, plus enjoy time for exploring on
your own or shopping in picturesque Springdale.
Meals: B, D
Day 9 Homeward Bound
This morning, leave Utah and travel through the Virgin River Gorge en
route to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport for flights home departing
after 1:00 p.m.