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The one that takes you through some of America's majestic National Parks

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  • Duration

    9 days

  • Places

    10 places

  • Meals

    8 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

  • Transport Style

    Coach

  • Group Size

    Maximum 30 people

  • Team

    Expert Trip Manager, Driver

Las Vegas, Hurricane, Page, Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Garden City, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park

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About this trip

There aren't many places on this planet more majestic than America's great National Parks. And if you want to see them in all their glory, this is the trip for you. What does that mean? It means dinner under the starlit skies of Zion (glamping in luxe Under Canvas tents). It means stumbling along the towering red cliffs and winding trails of Bryce Canyon, before finishing the evening with some s’mores. It means hiking and wildlife spotting in Yellowstone, and it means an exclusive Navajo led tour of Antelope Canyon with exclusive access to their private lands and beauty spots & they even show us their customs. It basically means, then, the trip of a lifetime, and the best way to experience America’s famed beauty spots all in one go.

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DAY 1 - Las Vegas to Hurricane via Zion National Park

Las Vegas

Welcome to Vegas! We'll depart Nevada's party city this morning to somewhere decidedly more tranquil: Zion National Park in Utah.

Zion National Park

Our first National Park sets a high standard! Rolling into Zion today, we'll strap on our hiking boots and get ready to explore. Our experience here includes a stop at the comprehensive Visitor Centre as well as the fascinating Human History Museum along with some of the lower park trails.

Hurricane

Welcome to our home for the next 2 nights: Sleep Inn Hurricane, a short drive from Zion National Park. This is the ultimate way to stay close to Zion without losing our creature comforts - think comfy beds, in-room coffeemakers, hot breakfast, heated indoor pool, a hot tub and a sundeck. We'll settle in with an included dinner, ready for exploring the Zion Canyon tomorrow.

DAY 2 - Hurricane - Zion National Park Day trip

Hurricane

Take advantage of that in-room coffeemaker and the included breakfast this morning, we have a full day of adventure ahead.

Zion National Park

Journeying into the Zion Canyon, our jaws will drop at the towering white, pink and red Navajo sandstone cliffs, surrounded by hanging gardens, soaring peaks, wildlife and birdsong. We'll spend most of today here, so pack some snacks and wear your best boots to get the most out of the day. There's no shortage of trails of all different levels, not to mention restaurants and cafes. Back at our accommodation this afternoon, there's time to chill in the heated pool or hot tub before finding yourself some dinner. We've never felt so darn American!

DAY 3 - Hurricane to Page via Bryce National Park

Hurricane

Driving out of Zion toward Page, Arizona, we'll stop in at Bryce Canyon National Park before leaving Utah behind.

Bryce Canyon National Park

The sprawling Bryce Canyon National Park is made up of a series of otherworldly natural amphitheaters and crimson-colored hoodoos (towering spire-shaped rock formations). Heading into Bryce Canyon, we’ll admire its unique organic earth bowls filled with red, orange and white spires and you'll have the chance to take to hike through the hoodoos.

Page

Bye Utah! Here in Arizona, we'll head to our hotel for the next 2 nights in friendly Page. Don't be deceived - this small, homely town packs a big punch when it comes to natural wonders.

DAY 4 - Page

Page

After breakfast today we'll get a special introduction to Page with an included Navajo experience, on a private tour of one of Antelope Canyon's slot canyons and the nearby Horseshoe Bend. On this tour, we have the privilege of being allowed onto private Navajo land to be the ONLY people in the slot canyon - one that's longer and more colourful than the part of Antelope Canyon open to the public. Our guide will also show us traditional hogons (male and female dwellings) and you'll get to take as many pics of Horseshoe Bend as your camera roll can handle. By midday we'll need to take shelter from the intense Utah sun, so you'll have some free time to explore the town of Page, grab some lunch or visit one of the local museums and info center's. This afternoon is your opportunity to tick off a bucket list item and take a scenic helicopter flight over the buttes and panoramic desert vistas.

DAY 5 - Page to Salt Lake City

Page

Saying goodbye to Page, today we travel to Salt Lake City: Utah's capital, and the religious centre of the Church of the Latter Day Saints - a.k.a the Mormons.

Salt Lake City

Arriving in sparkling Salt Lake city with its dusty mountains and piercing skies, we'll be just in time for dinner and there's no shortage of places to eat. Make sure the Temple Square is on your sightseeing list, or even choose to take a Mormon-guided tour of the Temple. Either way, we'll make the most of the evening with an included dinner at Squatter's Pub Brewery (fried cheese curds and peanut butter chocolate pie anyone?) before we cross state lines to Jackson, Wyoming, tomorrow.

DAY 6 - Salt Lake City to Jackson via Garden City

Salt Lake City

On the road again today, with some great scenery to keep you entertained.

Garden City

A lunch stop in Garden City, a popular summer resort town near the shores of Bear Lake, marks the end of our time in Utah. Make sure you get a raspberry shake!

Jackson Hole

And just like that we find ourselves in another new state, this time Wyoming. We'll pull in at Jackson, our base for Yellowstone National Park for the next 3 nights. It's all about the cowboys here and you'll have the chance to opt for a Teton Village Trail Ride on horseback to get into the swing of things, then we'll absolutely be taking a seat in the saddle with a cold beer at the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar downtown. Yeehaa!

DAY 7 - Jackson - Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park Day trips

Jackson Hole

We've got a full day exploring both Grand Tetons AND Yellowstone National Parks ahead of us. Can you believe it?

Grand Teton National Park

Our first stop is the Grand Tetons Mountain Range, rising above a scene rich with abundant wildlife, pristine lakes, and spectacular mountain peaks. Here you'll have the chance to witness Oxbow Bend, Jackson Lake Dam & Colter Bay while gazing up in awe at the surrounding landscape.

Yellowstone National Park

We won't mess around ticking some of the Yellowstone bucket list boxes. Hiking = check. Beautiful mountain scenery = check. Midway Geyser Station (where you can see the Grand Prismatic Spring), Old Faithful Geyser = check. Bison, bears, moose, elk = check. And a little bit of Colter Bay while we're out.

Jackson Hole

After a full day in National Parks we'll head back to our accommodation for the night. Didn't get to see everything you wanted? No sweat, we'll be back again tomorrow.

DAY 8 - Jackson - Yellowstone National Park Day trip

Jackson Hole

Another full day exploring Yellowstone, lucky us!

Yellowstone National Park

More Bison, bears, moose, and elk to see as we check off more on our bucket list today. But we also have the Mud Volcano, Uncle Tom's Trail and Inspiration point to cross off as we venture more into Yellowstone National Park.

Jackson Hole

Bye Yellowstone, it's been incredible! We'll head back to our accommodation for the night, all National Park'ed out.

DAY 9 - Jackson to Salt Lake City

Jackson Hole

Somehow it's our last morning, and what a journey it's been! You have the option to end your trip here in Jackson - and sign up for some white water rafting while you're at it - or hitch a ride with us back to Salt Lake City today as we say farewell to nature.

Salt Lake City

We'll drop you off where we stayed in Salt Lake City or Salt Lake City airport as required.

Top Experiences

9 included & 4 free time add-ons available to add later

  • Entry into Zion National Park

    Included

    Zion National Park

  • Entry into Zion National Park

    Included

    Zion National Park

  • Entry into Yellowstone National Park

    Included

    Yellowstone National Park

National Parks Plus

9 Inclusions

Experiences that are included with your trip

  • Entry into Zion National Park
  • Entry into Zion National Park
  • Entry into Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Navajo Experience visiting a private Slot Canyon and Horseshoe Bend
  • Swim in Lake Powell within the scenic canyons (seasonal)
  • Enjoy an included dinner at Squatter's Pub Brewery
  • Entry into Grand Teton National Park
  • Entry into Yellowstone National Park
  • Entry into Yellowstone National Park

4 Free Time Add-Ons

Optional experiences that you can choose from and pay for on your trip

  • Enjoy epic views in a helicopter ride over the panoramic desert vistas
  • Mormon Missionary guided tour of the Temple and Temple Square
  • Explore Teton Village on horseback with a scenic trail ride
  • Whitewater Rafting (Seasonal) USD $69.00

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  • 8 nights

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    8 nights in Hotel

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