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The Grand Canyon, Canyonlands & National Parks

The Grand Canyon, Canyonlands & National Parks

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.

 

  • Escorted

  • St. Louis Attraction

  • Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

  • 2 Nights in Denver, CO

  • Scenic Drive on Trail Ridge Road

  • Idaho Springs, Winter Park & Grand Lake

  • Rocky Mountain National Park

  • Estes Park

  • Free Time in Vail, Colorado

  • Colorado National Monument

  • Arches National Park

  • Canyonlands by Night

  • Bryce Canyon National Park

  • Zion National Park

  • Scenic Cruise on Lake Powell

  • 2 Nights in Page, AZ

  • Grand Canyon's South Rim

  • Four Corners Monument

  • Mesa Verde National Park

  • 2 Nights in Durango, CO

  • Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge 1/2 Day Ride

  • Free Time in Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • National Cowboy Hall of Fame

  • 22 Meals Included

  • Motorcoach Transportation

  • Hotel Accommodations

  • Requires Extended Amounts of Walking

Day 1

Our first day of travel will bring us to our lodging in Columbus, OH. There will be stops enroute for rest & lunch. Dinner will be on your own this evening.

Breakfast Each Day


A continental or full breakfast will be included each day from Day 2 through Day 18.

Day 2

We'll enjoy breakfast before we depart for our westward journey. Our escort will point out the sights as we drive through Indiana and Illinois. There will be stops for rest & lunch along the way. Our lodging this evening will be near St. Louis, MO where we will also visit the famous Gateway Arch or St. Louis Museum. Dinner is at our leisure this evening.

B

Day 3

Today we'll cross through Missouri and Kansas farmland. We will stop for lunch and a visit at the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum in Independence, MO before heading on to our lodging this evening in Salina, KS. A stop will be made enroute to Salina, KS for dinner on our own.

B

Day 4

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, CO where we will spend the next two nights. A stop for lunch on our own will be made enroute to Denver. Dinner will be included at a local restaurant this evening.

CB, D

Day 5

After breakfast, we'll see some sights including 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. Lunch will be on our own during today's touring. Dinner is at our leisure this evening.

B

Day 6

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. Dinner will be at our leisure.

B

Day 7

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's 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, UT. Dinner will be included before departing for Moab's original evening spectacular on the Colorado River…Canyonlands by Night.

CB, L, D

Day 8

A stop will be made for lunch on our own enroute to today's highlight, 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. Dinner is at our leisure.

B

Day 9

Zion National Park shows off a spectacular multicolored gorge, a strangely colored land of sandstone dunes, shale, and gigantic limestone masses. There will be an included lunch at Zion National Park during today's touring. 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, AZ. Dinner will be at our leisure.

B, L

Day 10

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. A stop will be made for lunch on our own during today's touring. Dinner will be at our leisure.

CB

Day 11

A stop will be made at the Four Corners Monument which is the only place in the country where four states meet. We'll take a break for lunch on our own before heading to Mesa Verde National Park. 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, CO. Dinner will be at our leisure.

CB

Day 12

After an early morning breakfast, we'll board the Durango & 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 authentic western town. This evening we will enjoy dinner and entertainment at Bar D Chuckwagon.

B, D

Day 13

Our destination today is Santa Fe, the charming capital city of New Mexico. Here we will enjoy free time for lunch and silver & turquoise shopping plus a visit to one of the missions or chapels. Dinner will be at our leisure after we check-in to our overnight accommodations.

B

Day 14

We'll board the bus to travel eastward through the Texas Panhandle. Stops will be made enroute for rest & lunch. Today's travels will bring us to our lodging for the evening in Clinton, OK. Dinner will be at our leisure.

B

Day 15

We will stop to visit the National Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City. Lunch will be enjoyed at our leisure at the museum before we depart for Conway, AR, the location of our overnight accommodations. Dinner will be at our leisure.

CB

Day 16

Arkansas' rolling plateaus take us over the mighty Mississippi River into Tennessee. We'll stop for lunch on our own and by mid-afternoon we will arrive in Nashville, the location of our overnight accommodations. Dinner will be at our leisure.

CB

Day 17

Our escort will point out the highlights of Nashville and Knoxville as we travel to Roanoke, VA. Stops will be made for rest & lunch enroute. Dinner will be at our leisure after we check-in to our overnight accommodations.

B

Day 18

We'll check-out after a continental breakfast at the hotel. With stops for rest & lunch enroute, our arrival home today is scheduled for late afternoon.

CB

Please note


Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.

Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.

Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but can not be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with your driver at the time of boarding. Daily seat rotation is practiced on most multi-day tours. Seat rotation will be explained by your driver or tour escort.

Perkiomen Tours recommends that you consider purchasing Travel Insurance for your tour. Travel Insurance is purchased directly by you from a third-party of your choice. One option is Travel Safe Insurance. You can purchase insurance directly from Travel Safe through our website. www.perkiomentours.com.

To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.

CB=Continental Breakfast, B=Full Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details Times
Allentown - Motorcoach Calvary Temple Church
3436 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
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Easton - Shuttle William Penn Hwy Park & Ride, near pole A-10
Rt 33, Easton, PA
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Montgomeryville - Shuttle Quality Inn
678 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
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Pennsburg - Motorcoach Perkiomen Tours Office
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
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Reading - Shuttle Homewood Suites
2801 Papermill Rd, Reading, PA 19610
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