Epic Wonders of the National Parks
|Resort:||Epic Wonders of the National Parks|
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Get ready for an epic adventure through 9 different states, exploring iconic landmarks and breathtaking natural wonders. Our journey starts in Colorado, taking us to Mount Rushmore, Wild West towns, Monument Valley, Yellowstone National Park, and finally, the dazzling desert city of Las Vegas.
Highlights of the Tour:
Your Holiday Includes:
Day 1: UK – Denver
Depart on your scheduled flight to Denver and transfer to your overnight hotel upon arrival.
Day 2: Denver – Rapid City
Your adventure begins as you journey to Rapid City, with stops at Cheyenne and Fort Laramie. Enjoy the Fort Hays Chuckwagon supper and cowboy music show, set on the film site of ‘Dances with Wolves’.
Day 3: Mount Rushmore & Badlands
Visit Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial, followed by an afternoon tour of Badlands National Park.
Day 4: Rapid City – Sheridan
Drive through the Black Hills to Deadwood, a town steeped in Gold Rush history. Explore before heading to Sheridan for the night.
Day 5: Sheridan – Little Bighorn Battlefield – Cody
Explore the historic battlefield site of the Battle of Little Bighorn and delve into its significance in Western history.
Day 6: Cody – Yellowstone National Park
Set foot in the world’s first national park, Yellowstone. Witness its geothermal wonders, breathtaking canyon, and the famous ‘Old Faithful.’ Keep an eye out for wildlife.
Day 7: Grand Teton National Park – Jackson
Discover Grand Teton National Park with its snow-capped peaks and stunning landscapes before spending the night in Jackson.
Day 8: Jackson – Salt Lake City
Travel to Salt Lake City, stopping at Logan Canyon and Bear Lake for a picnic lunch.
Day 9: Salt Lake City – at Leisure
Enjoy a day exploring Salt Lake City’s historic and cultural landmarks, including the Great Salt Lake.
Day 10: Arches National Park – Cortez
Visit Arches National Park, home to an incredible concentration of red sandstone arches, before reaching Cortez.
Day 11: Mesa Verde National Park
Explore the archaeological wonders of Mesa Verde National Park, known for its cliff dwellings and Cliff Palace.
Day 12: Cortez – Monument Valley
Head to Monument Valley, famous for its Old West movie settings. Opt for a guided four-wheel drive tour with a Navajo guide.
Day 13: Grand Canyon – Kanab
Witness the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon, with an optional flightseeing tour for a unique perspective. Savor a Navajo Taco outside the National Park and continue to Kanab.
Day 14: Bryce Canyon National Park
Admire the spires and natural amphitheaters of Bryce Canyon National Park. Consider an optional stargazing tour in the clear desert skies.
Day 15: Zion National Park – Las Vegas
Tour Zion National Park, known for its sheer cliffs and unique rock formations. Your day ends in the dazzling city of Las Vegas, with an optional night tour.
Day 16: Las Vegas – UK
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Day 17: UK
Arrive back in the UK, bringing your incredible journey to a close.