Fetch a pail of wonder on this ultimate bucket list vacation to six western states and the country’s most popular parks, memorials, and monuments. Grand Canyon. Grand Teton. Yellowstone. Mt. Rushmore. Arches. Bryce Canyon. Zion. Get ready to cross them all off your list as you cross through the spectacular scenery of Arizona, Utah, Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming on this essential national parks vacation. In between the canyons, peaks, arches, and geysers, you’ll be equally wowed by waterfalls and wine tastings, forests and 4-wheel drive tours, famous Indian battlefields and even a buffalo safari. VIP experiences go beyond the presidential sculptures of the Black Hills to a two-night stay at the historic Game Lodge at Custer State Park, which served as the “Summer White House” to president Calvin Coolidge. This national parks tour also includes visits to the capital cities of Denver and Salt Lake City – and the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas.Feeling lucky? Whether you take in a show, shop at designer boutiques, lounge by your hotel pool, or try your hand at poker, adding two full days in Vegas to your national parks vacation is no gamble. Included in your Las Vegas extension is a trip on the High Roller Observation Wheel with grand views of the city and the Strip.
Location: Arrive In Las Vegas
Welcome to Las Vegas! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.
Location: Las Vegas–Grand Canyon National Park
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK Orientation drive. Free time this afternoon and evening.
Location: Grand Canyon National Park–Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK Free time this morning.MONUMENT VALLEY NAVAJO TRIBAL PARK LF 4-wheel-drive tour of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. LF Navajo backcountry cookout this evening. ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in the Grand Canyon with a helicopter flightseeing tour. This option is available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Location: Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park– Arches National Park–Moab
MONUMENT VALLEY NAVAJO TRIBAL PARK Scenic drive to Arches National Park and Moab.ARCHES NATIONAL PARK Scenic drive through the park.MOAB Free time this evening.
Location: Moab–Colorado National Monument–Denver
COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT Guided sightseeing followed by a scenic drive through the Rocky Mountains en route to Denver.DENVER Free time this evening.
Location: Denver–Custer State Park
DENVER Scenic drive through Wyoming en route to the Black Hills of South Dakota.CUSTER STATE PARK Free time this afternoon.
Location: Custer State Park. Excursion To Mount Rushmore & Crazy Horse Memorial
MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL Free time this morning to explore.CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL Visit the memorial and museum.CUSTER STATE PARK LF Buffalo safari before a backcountry chuckwagon cookout with Western entertainment.
Location: Custer State Park–Deadwood–Sheridan
DEADWOOD Tour with Local Guide. Scenic drive to Sheridan.SHERIDAN Free time this evening.
Location: Sheridan–Yellowstone National Park
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Guided sightseeing. Free time this evening.
Location: Yellowstone National Park
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Scenic drive through the park.
Location: Yellowstone National Park–Grand Teton National Park–Jackson
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Scenic drive en route to Grand Teton National Park.GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK Scenic drive to visit Jackson Lake.JACKSON Free time this evening.
Location: Jackson–Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY Orientation tour before free time this evening.
Location: Salt Lake City–Bryce Canyon National Park
SALT LAKE CITY Scenic drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK Guided sightseeing. Free time this evening.
Location: Bryce Canyon National Park–Zion National Park–Las Vegas
ZION NATIONAL PARK Guided sightseeing.LAS VEGAS Farewell dinner this evening.
Location: Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS Free Day. Your Globus Local Host will be available to provide suggestions on how to spend your free time.
Location: Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS Free Day includes admission at leisure to the High Roller Observation Wheel.
Location: Las Vegas
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Prices for sole occupancy are available on request
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