Tour Type: Discovery
Brochure Type: V1 USA Canada and Central America 2024

This National Parks tour is an iconic journey, culminating at the Grand Canyon, through Zion's pink cliffs, Monument Valley's imposing mesas, Grand Tetons' alpine landscapes, and Mount Rushmore's rock-hewn faces. Hear from a Native American storyteller and overnight in Yellowstone, soaking it all in in just 15 days.

Choice Highlights
Must-see Highlights
  • Discover Salt Lake City
  • Visit Zion, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, Arches, Mesa Verde, Grand Canyon National Parks, Jackson, The Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Little Bighorn Battlefield, The Mile High City of Denver, Monument Valley, Las Vegas
  • View Crazy Horse Memorial, iconic Mount Rushmore in South Dakota
  • See iconic Delicate Arch
  • Scenic Drive along Desert View Drive
Iconic Experience
  • Cody: You'll get a glimpse into the "Spirit of the West" at the Buffalo Bill Center for the West museum complex. As you wonder through this huge set of exhibits you'll feel like you've been transported back to a time of cowboys and cowgirls, gun-toting lawmen and brave Native American warriors.
  • Little Big Horn: Little Bighorn, the battlefield where General Custer and his men were roundly defeated by combined forces of Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapaho Tribal warriors in 1876. Although this is known as 'Custer's Last Stand' it is also considered by historians as last stand of the Native Americans, as it followed defeats and repression by the U.S. government, forcing them to cede land. The Custer National Cemetery, on the battlefield, is also part of the National Monument.
Be My Guest
  • Billings (MO): Learn all about Billing's railroad history during a Be My Guest dinner at the historic Billings Depot. Built in 1903 as a hub for three major railroads passing through town, it is now a non-profit organization. A historian from the nearby Western Heritage Center will be your host for the evening and will share the rail industry's importance to Big Sky Montana. Afterwards, a local chef will delight you with a wonderful three-course menu .
Dive Into Culture
  • Black Hills: Contribute to the preservation of the heritage of Native Americans during a visit to the Crazy Horse Memorial.
  • Grand Canyon National Park: Embark on a private nature walk and enjoy a presentation from a geological expert on the Grand Canyon.
  • Monument Valley: Journey through the desert to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, where you will board all-terrain vehicles to explore the valley with a Navajo guide.
MAKE TRAVEL MATTER
  • Rapid City: Meet Stephen Yellowhawk and discover the history of his tribe during a festive evening of dance and song.
  • Monument Valley: Travel to Monument Valley for a highly enjoyable cookout lunch with members of the Navajo Nation. You'll take off-road vehicles to the cookout site where you'll enjoy a delicious steak and chicken dinner with a chance to try traditional Navajo tacos and fry-bread.
Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time

Call (281) 438-1139 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17113286

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2023
Duration
14 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1Las VegasWelcome to Fabulous Las Vegas: The desert playground of Las Vegas launches our encounter with the soul-stirring natural landscapes of America's most beloved national parks. This evening, meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Reception and then soar 550 feet above the center of the Las Vegas Strip on the High Roller, the world's tallest observation wheel.
Horseshoe Las Vegas
Day 2Ride Through Colourful Zion National ParkRide Through Colourful Zion National Park: Zion National Park's towering cream, pink and red cliffs are our first stop today for sightseeing and lunch as we journey towards the enchanting landscapes of Bryce Canyon. Admire the rusty red limestone spires that rise up surreally from the desert floor to meet Utah's skies.
Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel
Day 3The History Of Salt Lake CityUncover The History Of Salt Lake City: Travel north to Utah's capital and see its Mormon center, Temple Square, and discover the basic beliefs and history of the Mormon pioneers who settled here. Explore the city to find local dining all surrounded by picturesque mountains.
Sheraton Salt Lake City
Day 4Travel Through Scenic Grand Teton National ParkTravel Through Scenic Grand Teton National Park: Cross the alpine landscapes of Grand Teton National Park en route to Yellowstone's geothermal wonderland. We overnight at one of the lodges within the national park.
National Park Lodges
Day 5See The Grandeur Of Yellowstone National ParkSee The Grandeur Of Yellowstone National Park: Enjoy a full day of exploring one of the world's oldest national parks. Alongside your Travel Director, marvel at Old Faithful, the thousand-year-old geyser which has been catapulting water into the Wyoming sky every 90 minutes for centuries, amazing on lookers like clockwork. Exploring much of the park's geological wonders in this awe-inspiring day, we stop at Lake Yellowstone, which contains the largest number of wild cutthroat trout in North America. We'll also view Artists Point, a viewpoint from which you look upon the stunning cascade of the Lower Falls. You'll also see the impressive Fountain Paint Pot area with its bubbling mud pots and geysers.
National Park Lodges (Yellowstone National Park)
Day 6Experience Blue Skies And The Wild WestExperience Blue Skies And The Wild West Connect with Locals: Pay tribute to "Buffalo Bill" in his hometown of Cody where you'll visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West museum complex to gain a deeper understanding of the "Spirit of the American West." You'll take your wild west adventure to the next level as we make our way towards Big Sky Country where we enjoy an authentic Western Be My Guest dinner. At the historic Billings Depot built in 1903 as a hub for three major railroads, you'll learn all about Billing's railroad history from a local historian from the nearby Western Heritage Center while you get your fix of western hospitality. Savor every bite of local Chef Jordan Hodson's three-course menu featuring local produce, a choice of entrees, a seasonal dessert, and beer and wine.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Billings
Day 7Unlock The History Of Little Big HornUnlock The History Of Little Big Horn Dive Into Culture: Our day begins with a visit to Little Bighorn, the battlefield where the ill-fated Custer led his men against a battalion of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. Venture into the Black Hills of South Dakota as you make your way to the base of Crazy Horse Memorial. Admire the colossal carved face of the famed Lakota war chief and learn about preserving Native American Culture before continuing to Rapid City.
The Rushmore Hotel & Suites
Day 8Delve Into Native American CultureDelve Into Native American Culture Make Travel Matter: Visit Mount Rushmore to view the faces of former American presidents etched into the granite rock-face, then choose to venture into Badlands National Park. This evening we enjoy a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience as we meet with Stephen Yellowhawk, who will regale you with stories of his tribe's history during a festive dinner.
The Rushmore Hotel & Suites
Day 9Journey Through The Prairies To DenverJourney Through The Prairies To Denver: Travel south through the expansive prairies of Wyoming to Denver, the Mile High City, where you'll enjoy a light dinner.
Sheraton Denver Downtown
Day 10Roam The RockiesRoam The Rockies: Ascend into the foothills of the Rockies and cross the Continental Divide en route to the alpine village of Vail, renowned for its epic powder-filled alpine basins that have attracted skiers since the 1960s. We continue to Moab for an evening on your terms.
Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn
Day 11Take In The Views Of The CanyonlandsTake In The Views Of The Canyonlands: Our national park journey takes us to Canyon Country, where we see first-hand the power of the Colorado River carving its way through the rocky red landscape at Canyonlands National Park. Next up, the Arches National Park provides an insightful encounter with thousands of natural sandstone arches formed by rain and wind where you may choose to take a short hike to iconic Delicate Arch view point.
Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn
Day 12Journey To The Heart Of Monument ValleyJourney To The Heart Of Monument Valley: Admire the ancient cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloan people, carved out of the sandstone of the canyon walls at the UNESCO-listed Mesa Verde National Park. We deepen our connection with the first nations of this land continues as we enjoy a cookout Regional Dinner in Monument Valley in a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience.
Goulding's Lodge
Day 13The Remarkable Grand CanyonTour The Remarkable Grand Canyon Dive Into Culture Connect with Locals: Explore the red valley floor of Monument Valley in a special open-air vehicle, accompanied by a Local Specialist. Visit the land of the Navajo people, stopping at the historic Cameron Trading Post, before arriving at the UNESCO-listed Grand Canyon where you'll meet a Local Specialist. Dive Into Culture to gain a deeper understanding of into how this immense canyon came to be and why, as Theodore Roosevelt once proclaimed, 'it is beyond comparison-beyond description'. Toast to the Trafalgar Highlights of America's national parks and enjoy a Farewell Dinner with new friends.
National Park Lodges
Day 14Las VegasEnd Your Journey In Las Vegas: Consider an optional helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft flightseeing trip over the canyon. End your journey in Las Vegas where a transfer is provided to Las Vegas International Airport arriving at approximately 3:30 pm, or to Horseshoe Las Vegas for guests extending their stay.
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10/10/2024$5,475.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/17/2024$5,475.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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