Featuring Arizona & Utah
Experience the incomparable Grand Canyon, established as a national park in 1919. Stand in awe before breathtaking panoramas and layers of vibrant color that tell the story of Earth’s geological past. See for yourself why this natural wonder of the world draws nearly 5 million visitors each year. The canyon’s massive span and dramatic hues are truly a mesmerizing sight of inspiration. Imagine yourself gazing over the edge that rises nearly a mile from the floor to the Colorado River below. The Grand Canyon is a captivating must-see, and will stay in your heart forever.Learn More and Join the Waitlist
Pricing and Specifics
- Fees (per person): Pricing if booked before April 10: Double $3,918 Single $4,718 Triple $3,868. Pricing if booked after April 10: Double $4,118 Single $4,918 Triple $4,068.
- Includes: 8 Days • 10 Meals - Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $349 per person, Round Trip Air from Logan Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers
ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
October 10, 2023 – October 17, 2023
Day 1: Tuesday, October 10, 2023 Scottsdale, Arizona – Tour Begins!
Explore the famous canyons of the American West on a journey featuring three national parks. Start your journey in Scottsdale and join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.
Day 2: Wednesday, October 11, 2023 Scottsdale – Sedona – Grand Canyon Area
Start your day in Sedona, where the sun shines against stunning sandstone formations. Soak in the inviting atmosphere and colorful vistas while browsing the many arts and crafts shops. Make your way through the Kaibab National Forest before reaching the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Day 3: Thursday, October 12, 2023 Grand Canyon Area – Lake Powell
Follow the winding landscape along East Rim Drive, bringing you to Cameron Trading Post. For nearly a century, the post has acted as a haven for travelers, traders, and explorers.
Continue north through mesa-studded desert before arriving at your home for the next two evenings – overlooking the stunning blue waters of Lake Powell. Enjoy dinner and relax as you take in the picture-perfect canyon lake.
Day 4: Friday, October 13, 2023 Lake Powell – Horseshoe Bend – Lake Powell
This morning, embark on a guided rafting adventure to the iconic Horseshoe Bend and experience the peaceful grandeur of the Colorado River. Look for fish in the crystal clear water, birds nesting on the banks of the river and possibly herd of big horns along the way. You’ll look up in awe at the soaring cliffs above Horseshoe Bend as you learn the stories of the ancestral Puebloan people who lived in the area. Later this afternoon, cruise through Wahweap Bay to the Glen Canyon Dam and enjoy the breathtaking views on the lake.
Day 5: Saturday, October 14, 2023 Lake Powell – Bryce Canyon National Park – Springdale, Utah (Zion)
Your journey continues at Bryce Canyon National Park, famous for its ethereal spires known as hoodoos. These rock formations, created over thousands of years by wind and water, display natural orange and red hues that contrast with the deep green forests in the park. Take in the sprawling vistas as you wander along Sunset Point, leading into Sunrise Point Rim Trail. Your day ends in Springdale, gateway to Zion National Park.
Day 6: Sunday, October 15, 2023 Zion National Park
In sheer magnitude and color, few places on Earth match the beauty of Zion National Park. Marvel at red and white sandstone cliffs as you take a full day to explore Utah’s first national park. Climb aboard Zion’s open-air tram and wind your way alongside the Virgin River and through the 2,400-foot deep, half-mile wide Zion Canyon. This afternoon, it’s your choice! Delve into the area’s native American heritage and pioneer culture at the Zion Human History Museum -OR- venture off on your own to explore the park independently.
Day 7: Monday, October 16, 2023 Springdale – Las Vegas, Nevada
Trade nature’s beauty for the lights of the Vegas strip. This four-mile stretch of road features neon-lit resorts and around- the-clock action. This afternoon, toast to the end of your journey at a farewell lunch with your fellow travelers. Make the most of your free time this evening to experience the best that Vegas has to offer.
Day 8: Tuesday, October 17, 2023 Las Vegas – Tour Ends
Depart for home with memories of colorful canyons and winding valleys.