Best of America’s National Parks

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  • Scenic

It’s quite possible that everyone who has ever dreamed of travelling to North America has imagined being in one of the spectacular locations on this itinerary.

  • North America
  • USA
  • Canada
Tour Types
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Scenic
  • Small Group
  • Cultural
  • Wildlife
Day 1: Fly UK > Calgary

Your national park adventure begins with a two night stay at the Fairmont Palliser. Enjoy a welcome dinner this evening.

. Dinner Included

Day 2: Dinosaur Provincial Park

Discover one of the world’s richest dinosaur fossil fields on a guided tour of this intriguing park.

Breakfast Included

Day 3: Calgary > Waterton Lakes National Park

Journey to the World Heritage-listed Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, the site of one of the most primitive yet sophisticated hunting techniques ever devised. Continue to Waterton Lakes National Park and keep a look out for black bears, grizzly bears and other wildlife as you venture out to Red Rock Canyon. For the next two nights stay at The Bayshore Inn.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 4: Waterton Lakes National Park

Enjoy a morning at leisure before cruising through International Peace Park on the Canadian and American border.

Breakfast Included

Day 5: Waterton Lakes National Park > Glacier National Park

Visit Frank Slide Interpretive Centre which tells the story of Canada’s deadliest rock slide and provides a sensitive insight into life at the coal mining town before and after the disaster. Later, enter World Heritage-listed Glacier National Park. Stay two nights at Grouse Mountain Lodge.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 6: Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park is home to glacial carved valleys, grizzly bears and golden eagles. Keep an eye out for these as you tour the region along routes like the ‘Huckleberry Mountain’ or the ‘Going-to-the-Sun Road’.

Breakfast Included

Day 7: Glacier National Park > Helena

Delight in Helena’s gold rush history. Stay at the Helena Great Northern Hotel.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 8: Helena > Yellowstone National Park

Travel to Yellowstone, the world’s first national park and one of the most wondrous places on earth. Enjoy a two night stay in West Yellowstone.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 9: Yellowstone National Park

Discover the unique landscapes of Yellowstone on a guided tour and be awed by Old Faithful, the famous geyser that erupts with steaming columns of water creating a spectacular display.

Breakfast Included

Day 10: Jackson (Grand Teton National Park)

Explore Grand Teton National Park, virtually unchanged since prehistoric times. Stay in Jackson, the southern entrance to the park, at the Lodge at Jackson Hole for two nights.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 11: Jackson

Freechoice: Today, be as active or relaxed as you like.

Breakfast Included

Day 12: Jackson > Park City

Relax in the alpine splendour of your overnight Special Stay at the Waldorf Astoria.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 13: Park City > Moab

Arches National Park is home to over 2,000 natural sandstone arches. Spend two nights stay at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Moab.

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Day 14: Moab > Canyonlands National Park

Visit Canyonlands National Park and marvel at the colourful canyons, tablelands, buttes, arches and spires carved by the Colorado River.

Breakfast Included

Day 15: Moab > Bryce Canyon

Travel to Bryce Canyon and learn about the forces that create the incredible rock formations known as ‘hoodoos’. Stay at the Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 16: Bryce Canyon > Lake Powell

Cruise on Lake Powell to experience the geological wonders.

Stay at Lake Powell Resort in a marina view room for the next two nights.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 17: Monument Valley

The colossal natural wonders of Monument Valley are best explored by jeep.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included

Day 18: Lake Powell > Grand Canyon

Carved over millions of years by the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon stretches 446km long and 29km wide. For the next two nights, stay at Yavapai East or Grand Canyon Squire Inn.

Breakfast Included

Day 19: Grand Canyon

As you stand before the Grand Canyon, it’s difficult to fathom its sheer enormity. Tonight, you’ll get to view this spectacular phenomenon as you dine on the rim.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 20: Grand Canyon > Las Vegas

Cross the desert to the oasis of Las Vegas. You’ll end your journey on a truly luxurious note with a two night Special Stay at the Bellagio, in a fountain view room.

Breakfast Included

Day 21: Las Vegas

Explore the sights at your leisure, then enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers.

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘O’ is an aquatic masterpiece of surrealism and theatrical romance.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 22: Fly Las Vegas > UK

Your wonderful journey ends today as you transfer to Las Vegas airport.

Breakfast Included

Day 23: Arrive UK

Welcome home.

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Touring with Scenic 

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Their fully-inclusive philosophy ensures everything you could possibly need is included in the price you pay. From return flights from the UK, transfers and tips, to exclusive once-in-a-lifetime Scenic Enrich experiences, Scenic Freechoice daily excursions, selected dining and a complimentary three-night outbound stopover in a choice of inviting destinations.

Whether you’re watching the sunrise at New Zealand’s Cape Reinga, taking in the unforgettable night’s sky in the Australian Outback, or discovering the colourful heritage of India & Sri Lanka — we are your expert guide and travel companion, helping you experience the world’s wonders in the utmost luxury and comfort. From daily excursions and special events, to food and drink, flights and transfers, and luxury hotel stays — our signature all-inclusive service means you can look forward to the hassle-free trip of a lifetime, safe in the knowledge that everything is taken care of.


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