USA and Canada 2018: Scenic Parks Explorer Summer 2018

Tour Type: Discovery
Brochure Type: USA and Canada 2018

Carve a trail through America's National Parks-past mystical chimneys in Bryce Canyon, imposing mesas rising up from the red floor of Monument Valley, and the rock-hewn faces of former presidents. Complete your adventure with Happy Pappy's cookout and the vast panorama of Grand Canyon before you.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Scenic drive along Desert View Drive
  • Orientation of Salt Lake City
  • View Crazy Horse Memorial, iconic Mount Rushmore in South Dakota
  • Visit Zion, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches, Mesa Verde and Grand Canyon National Parks, Jackson, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Little Bighorn Battlefield, the Mile High City of Denver, Monument Valley, Las Vegas
Dining Highlights
  • 14 full breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Details

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2018
Duration
15 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1Las VegasArrive Las Vegas: Welcome to Las Vegas. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Tropicana Las Vegas
Day 2ZION AND BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARKSLas Vegas - Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks: Depart Las Vegas for the graceful canyons and towering cliffs of Zion National Park. Then it's onward to Bryce Canyon, home to the world's largest concentration of hoodoos-tall limestone spires that rise majestically from the desert floor.Full Breakfast, Dinner
BW Plus Bryce Canyon Grand
Day 3Salt Lake CityBryce Canyon - Salt Lake City: Travel north to Utah's capital to see the famed Temple Square, headquarters to the Mormon church and home to the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Meet Local Specialists, sister missionaries, who introduce the basic beliefs and history of the Mormon pioneers which brought about the building of the temple and the Tabernacle, home of the Tabernacle Choir. This evening, enjoy an optional dinner at the Roof Restaurant, Utah's premier gourmet dining location. Full Breakfast
Hilton Salt Lake City Center
Day 4JacksonSalt Lake City - Montpelier - Jackson: Get a glimpse of the route of the pioneers as you cross the Oregon Trail, stopping in Montpelier at the Oregon Trail Center. Enjoy lunch at a covered wagon themed restaurant before departing to scenic Jackson, standing in the shadows of the icy peaks of the Grand Tetons. The evening is free for you to explore.Full Breakfast, Lunch
The Lodge at Jackson Hole
Day 5GRAND TETON AND YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARKSJackson - Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks (2 Nights): Traverse through Grand Teton National Park on the way to Yellowstone, the world's first National Park. (When the south entrance is closed due to weather conditions, the itinerary will travel west from Jackson via Idaho and enter Yellowstone National Park through the west entrance.) Lodges featured are the Old Faithful Inn, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Grant Village and the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. Specific lodges will be confirmed in your documents.Full Breakfast, Dinner
National Park Lodges
Day 6Yellowstone National ParkYellowstone National Park Sightseeing: Explore the impressive Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone with its stunning waterfalls and a chance to see bison and elk. Join your Travel Director to explore the spouting geysers, bubbling hot springs and mud paint pots. Watch in wonder as Old Faithful's waters arc over 100 feet (30 metres) into the air.Full Breakfast
Day 7BillingsYellowstone - Cody - Billings: Head east to the town of Cody, named for its most famous native son, Buffalo Bill, and get a glimpse into its lively history at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Then it's on to Big Sky Country for a Be My Guest dinner featuring local cuisine and a host who welcomes you with true Western hospitality.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Billings
Day 8Rapid CityBillings - Little Bighorn - Rapid City (2 Nights): Today begins with a visit to Little Bighorn, the infamous battlefield where the ill-fated Custer led his men against a battalion of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. Then, travel east through the Black Hills to Rapid City.Full Breakfast
The Rushmore
Day 9BLACK HILLS EXCURSIONBlack Hills Excursion: Discover the wonders of the Black Hills on your way to visit the base of Crazy Horse Memorial before a visit to Mount Rushmore. This afternoon, gather with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a festive dinner featuring a Cultural Insight, Stephen Yellowhawk, who shares his tribe's history through dance and song. Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10DenverRapid City - Denver: Travel through the expansive grasslands of Wyoming on your way to Denver. Enjoy the evening to relax.Full Breakfast
Sheraton Denver Downtown
Day 11MoabDenver - Vail - Moab (2 Nights): Ascend into the foothills of the Rockies and cross the Continental Divide on your way to Vail. Founded in 1966 at the base of the largest ski mountain in the United States, this pretty alpine village has an old-world feel. Then it's on to Moab where tonight is yours.Full Breakfast
BW Plus Canyonlands Inn
Day 12Canyonlands and Arches National ParksCanyonlands and Arches National Parks Excursion: Discover stunning Canyonlands National Park and visit magnificent Arches National Park where the wind and rain have eroded the sandstone into natural arches.Full Breakfast
Day 13Monument ValleyMoab - Mesa Verde National Park - Monument Valley: Between AD 600 and 1300, the Ancestral Puebloan people carved houses and entire communities out of the sandstone of the canyon walls at Mesa Verde National Park, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight, enjoy a unique Navajo cookout Regional Meal in Monument Valley before returning to your hotel.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Goulding's Lodge
Day 14Grand Canyon National ParkMonument Valley - Grand Canyon National Park: Marvel at Monument Valley's landscape in special open-air vehicles accompanied by a Local Specialist. Visit the land of the Navajo people, stopping at historic Cameron Trading Post. Breathtaking views hint at the most spectacular of all vistas-the vast panorama of the Grand Canyon. Meet with a Local Specialist who will enlighten you about the more than 1.7 billion years of geology revealed in the canyon. Tonight, toast your grand adventure and your new lifelong memories at a Farewell Dinner inside the park.Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
National Park Lodges
Day 15Depart Las VegasGrand Canyon - Depart Las Vegas: Perhaps take an optional helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft flightseeing trip this morning before hitting the road again. End your journey back in Las Vegas where a transfer is provided to Las Vegas International Airport or to the Tropicana Las Vegas for guests extending their stay.Full Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
May 01, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 03, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 06, 2018$4,030.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 07, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 08, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 10, 2018$4,030.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 13, 2018$4,030.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
May 14, 2018$4,030.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 15, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 17, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 20, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 22, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 24, 2018$4,030.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
May 27, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 29, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 31, 2018$4,105.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
June 04, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 07, 2018$4,105.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 10, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 11, 2018$4,105.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
June 12, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 14, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 17, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
June 26, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 28, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
July 03, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
July 10, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
July 12, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
July 15, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 07, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 09, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 14, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 16, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 19, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 21, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 28, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 29, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 03, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 04, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 05, 2018$4,225.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 06, 2018$4,105.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
September 09, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 10, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 11, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 12, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 13, 2018$4,030.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 16, 2018$4,030.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
September 19, 2018$4,150.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 26, 2018$4,005.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
October 02, 2018$4,125.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
October 04, 2018$4,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
October 09, 2018$4,125.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
October 11, 2018$4,125.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
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