National Parks of the Southwest 2024
Featuring Arches, Zion and the Grand Canyon’s North Rim
 9 Days • 15 Meals

Air Holiday

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime and the awesome beauty of America’s National Parks!

 Highlights
  • 15 Meals: 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Panoramic tour of Salt Lake City, founded by Mormons more than 150 years ago
  • Visit Dead Horse Point State Park
  • Spend two nights in Moab at the heart of Utah’s canyon country
  • Tour Arches National Park with a local guide and embark on a scenic float trip along the Colorado River
  • Visit Monument Valley with included traditional Navajo lunch and guided four-wheel-drive jeep tour
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Powell, visit Glen Canyon Dam and drive along Vermillion Cliffs National Monument
  • Experience the glory of the Grand Canyon’s North Rim
  • Spend two nights in Springdale, Utah, outside the entrance to Zion National Park
  • Touring in Bryce Canyon National Park to see the multi-hued spires and cliffs set inside a natural amphitheater
  • Embark on a narrated tour of Zion National Park with its sheer cliffs and painted sandstone walls
  • Spend one night in exciting and glittering Las Vegas and enjoy a farewell dinner

 Itinerary
Day 1  Arrive in Utah
Welcome to Salt Lake City, Utah. With flights arriving from across the country, meet your Tour Manager in the hotel lobby at 6:00 p.m. for dining suggestions.
Day 2  Salt Lake City and Dead Horse Point State Park
Enjoy a panoramic tour of Salt Lake City, founded by Mormon settlers more than 150 years ago. Then, venture into Dead Horse Point State Park with its amazing views of the Colorado River as it snakes it is way through massive sandstone walls and colorful canyons. Continue to your hotel in Moab. Meals: B, D
Day 3  Arches National Park and Colorado River Float Trip
Arches National Park contains the largest concentration of stone arches in the world. A local guide shows you the massive sandstone arches and describes the culture of those that have occupied the region.

Enjoy lunch before boarding a raft for a float trip on the Colorado River where your oarsman relates tales of the Fisher Towers and Professor Valley. Meals: B, L
Day 4  Monument Valley Jeep Tour
After a visit to the Puebloan ruins at Edge of the Cedars State Park, come to the 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. Enjoy an included dinner in Page enroute to your lodging this evening. Meals: B, L, D
Day 5  Horseshoe Bend and Lake Powell Cruise
Today visit the iconic and majestic viewpoint at Horseshoe Bend. This leisurely .6 mile hike leads to one of the most spectacular views of the Colorado River as it meanders through the colorful rock.

Later, you will see the massive Glen Canyon Dam and take a cruise on sky-blue Lake Powell through Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Enjoy dinner tonight in the resort’s famed Rainbow Room. Meals: B, D
Day 6  Discover the Grand Canyon’s North Rim
Depart Page and visit the impressive Colorado River Gorge at Navajo Bridge and take a scenic drive along Vermillion Cliffs National Monument. Then, continue to experience the wonders of the Grand Canyon’s North Rim.

From the North Rim Lodge, enjoy 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 views and environment are distinctively different here. Take in the Canyon’s unique beauty before departing for Springdale. Meal: B
Day 7  Bryce Canyon National Park
Begin the day with a drive to the famed “Pink Cliffs” of Bryce Canyon National Park.

Follow the Rim Drive to view the vividly-colored, fantastic rock formations approximating castles, temples and even whole cities sculptured in stone! Called hoodoos, these structures have been formed by frost weathering and stream erosion of the river and lake bed sedimentary rocks. Meals: B, D
Day 8  Zion National Park and Las Vegas
Begin today in Zion National Park, where the Virgin River has cut a dramatic rugged gorge through multi-hued sandstone, shale and limestone. Admire the towering rock walls surrounding you while touring aboard open-air sightseeing tram.

Later arrive in glittering Las Vegas to enjoy the excitement, energy and a special farewell dinner hosted by your Tour Manager. Meals: B, D Meals: B, D
Day 9  Homeward Bound
Your tour ends with a group transfer to the Harry Reid International Airport at 9:00 a.m. for flights out after 12:00 p.m. Meal: B

 Accommodations
Days 1  DoubleTree Suites, Salt Lake City, Utah
Days 2 & 3  Aarchway Inn, Moab, Utah
Days 4 & 5  Lake Powell Resort, Page, Arizona
Days 6 & 7  Holiday Inn Express, Springdale, Utah
Days 8  Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada
 

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