Parks & Canyons Spectacular with Denver

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Grand Canyon or Grand Teton? Yellowstone or the Black Hills? Wild Bill or Crazy Horse? You don’t have to decide which famous canyon, park, or personality to discover on your next tour of the Western U.S. With visits to the country’s most fascinating destinations in one spectacular vacation, this national parks tour is a buffet of bucket-list adventure. Dig in...
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Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Very Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Rapid city: Orientation tour
    • Black hills: Visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial; scenic drive through Black Hills National Forest
    • Deadwood: Sightseeing with a Local Guide
    • Little bighorn battlefield: Sightseeing; visit the museum
    • Cody: Visit Buffalo Bill Center of the West
    • Yellowstone national park : Stay inside the park; sightseeing
    • Grand teton national park: Sightseeing; enjoy a huckleberry shake
    • Jackson: Chuckwagon cookout
    • Salt lake city : Sightseeing
    • Bryce canyon national park : Sightseeing

What's this trip about?

    Grand Canyon or Grand Teton? Yellowstone or the Black Hills? Wild Bill or Crazy Horse? You don’t have to decide which famous canyon, park, or personality to discover on your next tour of the Western U.S. With visits to the country’s most fascinating destinations in one spectacular vacation, this national parks tour is a buffet of bucket-list adventure. Dig into the natural wonders of Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Bryce Canyon, Zion, and Grand Canyon National Parks – as well as the manmade masterpieces of Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial – as you digest the beauty of South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah, and Arizona. A slice of cowboy life awaits in the Old West towns of Deadwood, Sheridan, Cody, and Jackson, where you’ll travel by horse-drawn wagons into the Cache Creek Canyon for a chuckwagon cookout. More adventure is served in the stunning landscapes of Lake Powell and the Painted Desert – and decadent Las Vegas. Kick off your national parks vacation by kicking around Colorado’s cosmopolitan capital. The list of things to do in the “Mile High City” is easily a mile long. Museums and music, breweries and boutiques, and performing arts and parks await.

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Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityDENVER, COLORADO
End CityLAS VEGAS

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural

Destinations

  • North America
  • United States

Attractions

  • Arizona
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Colorado
  • Denver
  • Jackson
  • Lake Powell
  • Las Vegas
  • Utah
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Zion National Park

Activities

  • Culture

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Itinerary

Travel Map

Day 1: DENVER, COLORADO

Welcome to Denver! Free time in the Mile-High City this evening.

FREE TIME TIPS EXPLORE MORE At 5,280 feet above sea level, Denver is called the Mile-High City for a reason. This gateway to the Rocky Mountains is the perfect place to kick back with a view of the...

Day 2: DENVER–RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA

The City of Presidents Meet your Tour Director this morning and enjoy a scenic drive through the Black Hills to Rapid City. At 6 pm, join your Tour Director and fellow travel companions for a welcome drink. Free time this evening. (Breakfast)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT NAT...

Day 3: RAPID CITY. EXCURSION TO CRAZY HORSE & MOUNT RUSHMORE MEMORIALS

Stone-Faced Patriots After an orientation tour of Rapid City, visit Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. (Breakfast)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT MONUMENTAL HISTORY Visit the dramatic depiction of Chief Crazy Horse at the massive memorial built in honor...

Day 4: RAPID CITY–DEADWOOD–SHERIDAN, WYOMING

Sheriffs & Sharpshooters This morning, enjoy a scenic drive through Black Hills National Forest and experience the area’s fascinating history on a guided tour of Deadwood. Then, continue through the Black Hills to the cattle town of Sheridan at the foot of the Big...

Day 5: SHERIDAN–LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT–CODY

Buffalo Bill & Brave Warriors Journey this morning into southern Montana to visit Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. Continue your scenic drive through the Bighorn Mountains, arriving in Cody – named for its native son, Buffalo Bill Cody. (Breakfast)

Day 6: CODY–YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

Legends of the Wild West This morning, visit the Buffalo Bill Center of The West, a comprehensive museum of historic weapons and Western art. Then, continue through Shoshone National Forest to Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872 as the world’s first nation...

Day 7: YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

The Living Earth Spend the day exploring Yellowstone. Travel along Grand Loop Road to Fountain Paint Pot to see the bubbling mud. See the world-famous Old Faithful Geyser and the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone for magnificent views of the Canyon and the spectacular Lowe...

Day 8: YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK–GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK–JACKSON

Glacial Giants Journey south into breathtaking Grand Teton National Park. Visit beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake at the foot of the rugged spires for a delightful walk along the shore. Enjoy freshly made [LF] huckleberry ice cream while enjoying your beautiful surrou...

Day 9: JACKSON

Peak Experiences Spend a full free day to explore this spectacular Rocky Mountain town beneath the Grand Tetons. (Breakfast)

FREE TIME TIPS EXPLORE MORE in Jackson with an optional float trip along the Snake River, stroll along the downtown boardwalks to enjoy a drink at one of the local saloons, or explore one of the many galleries that call Jackson home.

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Day 10: JACKSON–SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

This is the Place Today’s journey continues alongside some of Wyoming’s most beautiful mountain ranges into Utah, home to five national parks. Arrive in Salt Lake City, founded by Brigham Young in 1847. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Capitol city and its historic mon...

Day 11: SALT LAKE CITY–BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK

Rock Stars Today, travel through sagebrush landscape to Bryce Canyon National Park. The balance of the day is at your leisure. (Breakfast)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT EPIC RIDE Explore Bryce Canyon’s fantastically sculpted rock formations called Hoodoos that resemble castle...

Day 12: BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK–ZION NATIONAL PARK–LAKE POWELL

Stones that Touch the Sky After breakfast, say goodbye to the Hoodoos and descend into a stunning ½-mile-deep canyon for Zion National Park. Enjoy a boxed picnic lunch on the front lawn of Zion Lodge with free time to explore. Continue into Arizona and the town of Pa...

Day 13: LAKE POWELL–PAINTED DESERT–GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK

Life is Grand This morning, you may wish to join our optional flight over Monument Valley for a bird’s-eye view of the red-sandstone monoliths, made famous by many Western movies and TV shows. Afterward, cross the Painted Desert with its ever-changing colors, and cat...

Day 14: GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK–LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Route 66 to Vegas! After a bit of free time this morning, travel on a stretch of legendary Route 66 to Las Vegas, one of America’s most famous cities. Enjoy a sightseeing tour while en route to your hotel, located in the heart of the “Strip” for easy access to all the...

Day 15: LAS VEGAS

Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. Want to explore more in las Vegas? Additional nights are available for purchase. (Breakfast)

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