Grand Canyon and National Parks

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Grand Canyon and National Parks
June 13 - 30, 2018
$3776 Double, $5109 Single, $3345 Triple, $3127 Quad


Tour Protection: $180 per person


One of the most scenic tours in our program, Grand Canyon and National Parks allows spectacular views of many different geographic formations, only seen in the United States. Rocky Mountain National Park is where you will discover the true meaning of “panoramic” as you experience incredible views. The formations in Bryce Canyon National Park, called Hoodoos, are the creation of wind and water erosion over eons of time. Zion National Park, known for its red and white sandstone cliffs, is one of the most awe-inspiring national parks in the world. Behold amazing views of the Grand Canyon as we drive along the South Rim. Relax as we cruise along lovely Lake Powell. These are just a few of the included sights of nature’s beauty on this tour which encompasses multiple canyons and seven National Parks. 

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Grand Canyon and National Parks
June 13 - 30, 2018
$3776 Double, $5109 Single, $3345 Triple, $3127 Quad

Tour Protection: $180 per person

One of the most scenic tours in our program, Grand Canyon and National Parks allows spectacular views of many different geographic formations, only seen in the United States. Rocky Mountain National Park is where you will discover the true meaning of “panoramic” as you experience incredible views. The formations in Bryce Canyon National Park, called Hoodoos, are the creation of wind and water erosion over eons of time. Zion National Park, known for its red and white sandstone cliffs, is one of the most awe-inspiring national parks in the world. Behold amazing views of the Grand Canyon as we drive along the South Rim. Relax as we cruise along lovely Lake Powell. These are just a few of the included sights of nature’s beauty on this tour which encompasses multiple canyons and seven National Parks. 

Wednesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 14

Our first day of travel will bring us to our deluxe lodging in Columbus, Ohio.  Our escort will point out the sights as we cruise westward through Indiana and Illinois. Our lodging this evening will be near St. Louis, Missouri where we will also visit the famous Gateway ArchCB 

Friday, June 15

While crossing Missouri and Kansas farmland, we will stop for a visit at the Harry S. Truman Library in Kansas City before heading on to our lodging this evening in Salina, Kansas.  CB 

Saturday, June 16

As we pass from Central to Mountain Standard Time the terrain becomes more rugged. The grandeur of the Rocky Mountain skyline will lure us into Denver where we will spend the next two nightsCB 

Sunday, June 17

Some of the sights today will be Denver, Idaho Springs, Winter Park, Grand Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, and one of the most exhilarating and scenic drives in the world along Trail Ridge Road.   B 

Monday, June 18

Today we cross over the Colorado Rockies, travel westward through the Eisenhower Tunnel and allow free time for shopping and lunch in panoramic Vail. Our afternoon leads us through Glenwood Canyon along the Colorado River past the fruit orchards near Palisades and on to our lodging for the evening in Grand Junction.    B

Tuesday, June 19

Cliffs of sandstone colored with shades of red, pink and purple, and unusual vegetation enhance our view as the motorcoach climbs to the lookout points at the Colorado National Monument. After lunch we will take a photographic tour of the red rock country of southeastern Utah, Arches National Park. In this desert grassland, nature has fashioned arches and windows, balanced rocks, shafts, courtyards and gardens – a fabulous world of colors and shapes. Our lodging this evening will be in Moab, Utah. Tonight we will experience Moab’s original evening spectacular on the Colorado River, Canyonlands by Night.   CB, L           

 

Wednesday, June 20 

Today’s highlight will be Bryce Canyon National Park. From our tour along the rim road we will look down into the temples, cathedrals, spires, fantastic shapes and formations in shades of golden yellow,  orange, pink and crimson. Our lodging this evening will be near the park entrance.  B 

Thursday, June 21

Zion National Park shows off a spectacular multicolored gorge, a strangely colored land of sandstone dunes, shale and gigantic limestone masses. Later this afternoon we will relax with a scenic boat cruise on Lake Powell. Our lodging for the next two nights will be in nearby Page, Arizona.   L

Friday, June 22

Our adventure today will be a full-day guided tour of the Grand Canyon South Rim, truly one of the most breathtaking sights in the world. 

Saturday, June 23

A stop will be made at the Four Corners Monument which is the only place in the country where four states meet.  In Mesa Verde National Park we will explore some of the most remarkable and best preserved Pueblo cliff dwellings and pit houses in the country.  Our lodging for the next two nights will be in Durango, Colorado. 

Sunday, June 24

Early this morning, we’ll board the Silverton Narrow Gauge for a scenic half day ride through the La Plata and San Juan Mountains. Arrival in Silverton will allow time for lunch and shopping in this very authentic western town. This evening we will enjoy dinner and entertainment.   B, D 

Monday, June 25

Our destination today is Santa Fe, the charming capital city of New Mexico. Here we will enjoy free time for silver and turquoise shopping plus a visit to one of the missions or chapels.  B

Tuesday, June 26

Traveling eastward through the Texas Panhandle will bring us to our lodging for the evening in Elk City, Oklahoma. B 

Wednesday, June 27

We will stop to visit the National Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City before we travel to our lodging for the evening near Conway, Arkansas.  CB 

Thursday, June 28

Arkansas’ rolling plateaus take us over the mighty Mississippi river into Tennessee. By mid-afternoon we will arrive in Nashville where we will stay at Gaylord Opryland Hotel.  CB 

Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30

Our escort will point out the highlights of Nashville and Knoxville as we travel to tonight’s rest stop in the Roanoke, Virginia area.

Our arrival home tomorrow is scheduled for late afternoon.