13 Day Classic National Parks

2 Rapid City, 1 Cody, 2 West Yellowstone, 1 Jackson, 1 Salt Lake City, 2 Springdale, 1 Page & 2 Grand Canyon
Flights Los Angeles-Rapid City, Las Vegas-Los Angeles, 12 nights accommodations, hotel porterage, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Flights Los Angeles-Rapid City, Las Vegas-Los Angeles
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 12 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Rapid City
    • 1 night Cody
    • 2 nights West Yellowstone
    • 1 night Jackson
    • 1 night Salt Lake City
    • 2 nights Springdale
    • 1 night Page
    • 2 nights Grand Canyon
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • 20 meals: 12 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
 

Special Features

  • Crazy Horse Memorial, honoring the heritage, and culture of North American Indians
  • Mount Rushmore the iconic massive carved sculpture of the faces of four U.S. presidents
  • Yellowstone National Park, established as the first national park in the United States
  • Discover dramatic Grand Teton National Park with its jagged peaks, glaciers, lakes and dense forests
  • Explore Zion National Park, filled with views of massive sandstone cliffs in shades of red
  • Tour Bryce Canyon, a wondrous land of pines and oddly sculpted red rock formations
  • Stand in awe at the rim of the Grand Canyon with its iconic natural landscape
Day By Day Itinerary

All sightseeing and itinerary inclusions are subject to favorable weather conditions and seasonality. In those instances, and until the roads are available for travel, often unpredictable until the last moment, roads, routes and sites will be amended.

DAY 1, Monday - Arrive in Rapid City
Arrive in Rapid City, gateway to iconic Mount Rushmore. Transfer independently to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7 PM. We recommend that you select flights which arrive no later than 5 PM
Overnight: Rapid City

DAY 2, Tuesday - Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore
This morning, visit the Crazy Horse Memorial honoring the heritage, tradition, and culture of North American Indians. Later, head to Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The faces of four American presidents are carved into the granite mountainside high above the treetops of the Black Hills. After lunch on your own, return to Rapid City. Tonight, celebrate your arrival with dinner
Overnight: Rapid City
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday - Drive to Cody
Depart for Sheridan, Wyoming, set halfway between Yellowstone and Mount Rushmore, with its dramatic vistas of the Big Horn Mountains. After lunch, continue to Cody for an evening at leisure
Overnight: Cody
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4, Thursday - Arrive in Yellowstone, Hayden Valley
Travel to Yellowstone National Park, home to countless hot springs and geysers, highlighted by the famed geyser, "Old Faithful". Upon arrival, cross over the Yellowstone River into the Lower Loop. Continue towards Hayden Valley to see its thermal features and Mud Volcano. All the while, be on the lookout for bison, bears, elk, and eagles in this glacial valley
Overnight: West Yellowstone
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Friday - Explore Yellowstone, Old Faithful
Begin with a visit to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Then on to Mammoth Hot Springs, a large complex of hot springs on a hill of travertine, created thousands of years ago. Continue to the Lower Geyser Basin to Fountain Paint Pots along the Firehole River. View the legendary "Old Faithful" before returning to your hotel
Overnight: West Yellowstone
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday - Grand Teton National Park
Depart Yellowstone for Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming. Included will be multiple photo stops on your way to Colter Bay where you stop at the visitor center. Later, visit the Chapel of the Transfiguration, at the south entrance of the park. Next, depart for Jackson. Arrive and check into the hotel. Afterward, spend time at leisure
Overnight: Jackson
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday - Salt Lake City
Today, leave rugged Wyoming for Salt Lake City, Utah. Here, tour historic Temple Square in the heart of downtown. Also located on the square is the domed Tabernacle, home of the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This evening, dinner is at the hotel
Overnight: Salt Lake City
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Monday - Travel to Springdale
After breakfast, depart Salt Lake City and travel to Springdale, a town located just outside of Zion National Park. Arrive in Springdale and check into the hotel. Tonight, dinner is at a local restaurant
Overnight: Springdale
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Tuesday - Zion National Park
Today, discover the wonderland of Zion National Park with its colorful sandstone canyons, dramatic peaks and cliffs. Zion is home to golden eagles, falcons and the endangered California condor. Highlights also include the famous trio of peaks known as the Three Patriarchs
Overnight: Springdale
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 10, Wednesday - Bryce Canyon National Park, Travel to Page
Morning drive to Bryce Canyon, a land of pines, pinnacles and oddly sculpted formations known as hoodoos, resembling the towers of fairy-tale castles, created by the wind and water erosion over time. After a box lunch, travel to Page. Arrive and check into the hotel for dinner and overnight
Overnight: Page
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11, Thursday - Travel to Grand Canyon
This morning, depart Page and travel through beautiful scenery to Grand Canyon National Park. Almost 280 miles long, the canyon varies in width from one to eighteen miles, with the Colorado River winding below. Upon arrival, check into your hotel. Spend the balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Grand Canyon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Friday - Grand Canyon
Explore the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with its unrivaled scenery. The Grand Canyon is a chasm carved over millennia through the rocks of the Colorado Plateau. Stop at the Desert Viewpoint for panoramic views. Tonight at dinner, bid farewell to your Tour Manager
Overnight: Grand Canyon
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13, Saturday - Return Home
Early morning group transfer to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport for your return flight home. Passengers returning to Las Vegas from Grand Canyon South Rim should select flights that depart no earlier than 3PM. Grand Canyon South Rim is approximately a four-hour drive from the McCarran International Airport
Meals: Breakfast

National Parks route and program may vary according to weather conditions, seasonal changes, safety issues and wildlife migration patterns.

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Notes :
  • Passengers departing from Las Vegas should select flights that depart no earlier than 3 PM.
  • For arrival and departure on North America packages with US gateways, transfers are not included with Air & Land packages nor available on an optional basis.
  • See Trip Preparation -> Arrival & Departure for more information regarding options to transfer to your hotel.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
Not Included
  • Transfers and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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