Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Las Vegas, Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon
Las Vegas, Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon
Salt Lake City, Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks
Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks
The Black Hills & Mount Rushmore, Rapid City
The Black Hills & Mount Rushmore, Rapid City
Denver, Arches National Park, Moab & Canyonlands
Denver, Arches National Park, Moab & Canyonlands
Mesa Verde & Monument Valley
Mesa Verde & Monument Valley
The Grand Canyon & Las Vegas
The Grand Canyon & Las Vegas

Scenic Parks Explorer

14 nights from £5,549 per person Including Flights


America’s national parks are renowned for being some of the best in the world and are brimming with extraordinary landscapes, wildlife and impressive vistas. This 15-day tour takes you on an exciting journey through some of the best-loved parks, including Zion, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone, Arches, Canyonlands and the iconic Grand Canyon. Along with your fellow travellers and an expert guide, you’ll have the chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty that these parks have to offer for an unforgettable experience. (TT)


  • Begin your adventure in glittering Las Vegas
  • Explore the iconic landscapes of Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks
  • Take a guided tour of Salt Lake City
  • Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Yellowstone National Park with a local expert
  • Visit the Black Hills and the Crazy Horse Memorial
  • Spend time in the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks
  • Enjoy a unique and memorable meal at Monument Valley
  • Finish your time here with a trip to the world-famous Grand Canyon

Itinerary Overview

Fly in and out of Las Vegas: 1 night – Bryce Canyon National Park 1 night – Salt Lake City 1 night – Jackson 1 night – Yellowstone National Park 2 nights – Billings 1 night – Rapid City 1 night – Black Hills 1 night – Denver 1 night – Moab 1 night – Canyonlands National Park 1 night – Monument Valley 1 night – Grand Canyon National Park 1 night - Fly home

Tour departs between April - October. Speak to our sales experts today to discuss your tour.

2024 Definite Departure dates
Apr: 25
May: 02, 09, 16, 21, 23, 30
Jun: 06
Jul: 11, 18
Aug: 22, 29
Sept: 05, 11, 12, 18, 26
Oct: 17

Last day transfer will arrive at the airport at 3:30pm, please be aware when booking your flights that the departure flight should be no earlier than 6:30pm

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Day 1

Las Vegas

Arrive into Las Vegas and make your way independently to your hotel – afterwards, there’s some free time to make the most of the awe-inspiring sights, shops and slot machines, or to take a dip in the hotel’s pool. In the evening, you’ll meet with your tour guide and fellow travellers with a welcome reception and after you'll take on the world's tallest observation wheel at 550 feet above the Las Vegas Strip on the High Roller.

Overnight: Horseshoe Las Vegas or similar (dinner included)

Day 2

Las Vegas – Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

Leave Las Vegas in the morning and head for the towering cliffs and canyons of Zion National Park, before journeying onwards to the famous Bryce Canyon National Park – this area has the largest concentration of hoodoos which are tall limestone spires.

Overnight: BW Plus Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel or similar (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 3

Bryce Canyon – Salt Lake City

Today sees you leave the canyons and head for the capital of Utah to see the renowned Temple Square, headquarters to the Mormon Church and home to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The evening is at your leisure, how about seeing Brigham Young’s former home before enjoying a delicious dinner at the Roof Restaurant, Utah's premier gourmet dining establishment?

Overnight: Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 4

Salt Lake City –  Jackson

Continue your journey today by stopping off at Blackfoot, Idaho for a quick lunch before heading towards the beauty of Jackson – the evening will be free for you to explore this picturesque area.

Overnight: Modern Mountain Motel or similar (Breakfast and lunch included)

Day 5

Jackson – Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Cross the vast landscapes towards the Grand Teton National Park on your way to the world-famous Yellowstone Park – first established in 1872, this renowned area became the world’s first national park.

Overnight: National Parks Lodges or similar (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 6

Yellowstone National Park

Be prepared for a full day of activities today as you explore one of the oldest national parks in the world, Yellowstone, with its impressive waterfalls and inspiring wildlife. Head to Old Faithful and watch as it shoots water over 100ft into the air every 90 minutes like clockwork. A real treat today to view all of the beautiful sceneries along with a stop at Lake Yellowstone, Artists Point, Lower Falls and Fountain Paint Pot area with its geysers and bubbling mud pots.

Overnight: National Park Lodges or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 7

Yellowstone – Cody – Billings

Journey north to Cody today, which is named for its most famous native son, Buffalo Bill, to dive into the history of the area with a local expert at the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West. From here, make your way to Big Sky Country for a unique and memorable dinner filled with classic Western hospitality and local dishes.

Overnight: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Billings or similar (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 8

Billings – Little Bighorn – Rapid City

Visit Little Bighorn this morning which is the infamous battlefield that saw Custer lead his men into battle with a battalion of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. Immerse yourself in the history and then travel east through the Black Hills to Rapid City. Explore the stunning natural beauty of the Black Hills today with a visit to the base of the Crazy Horse Memorial, a mountain carving of the famous war chief of the Lakota people.

Overnight: The Rushmore Hotel and Suites Rapid City or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 9

Rapid City - Mount Rushmore - Rapid City

Drive through the landscape to visit Mount Rushmore to see the faces of former American presidents sculpted into the rock-face before having the option to travel to Bandlands National Park. In the afternoon you will return to Rapid City to enjoy a group dinner in the evening, meet with Stephen Yellowhawk who will speak about his tribe's history and adventurous stories.

Overnight: The Rushmore Hotel and Suites, Rapid City or similar (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 10

Rapid City – Denver

In the morning, cross some of the most beautiful scenery in the west in Wyoming’s expansive grasslands as you head for Denver, this afternoon is at your leisure with a light dinner in the evening.

Overnight: Sheraton Denver Downtown or similar (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 11

Denver – Vail – Moab

Venture into the mountains today to ascend the foothills of the Rockies and cross the Continental Divide to Vail. This charming alpine village was founded in 1966 and has a wonderful old-school feel that attracts outdoor enthusiasts. From here, make your way to Moab where you’ll spot the settings for many of John Ford’s 1940s movies. The evening is yours to enjoy as you please.

Overnight: BW Plus Canyonlands Inn or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 12

Arches and Canyonlands National Parks

Embark on a journey to two exciting and beautiful national parks today – the Canyonlands National Park and the breath-taking Arches National Park where thousands of natural sandstone arches have been carved from thousands of years’ worth of wind and rain. In the evening, enjoy some free time to relax and unwind.

Overnight: BW Plus Canyonlands Inn or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 13

Moab – Mesa Verde National Park – Monument Valley

Today you will visit the Mesa Verde National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the ancient community of the Ancestral Puebloan people who lived here between 600 and 1300 AD. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the cliff-top buildings and the enormous Cliff House which is the largest cliff dwelling in the world. In the evening, there will be a classic Navajo cookout served at Monument Valley before you’ll be transferred back to your hotel.

Overnight: Goulding’s Lodge, Monument Valley or similar (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 14

Monument Valley – Grand Canyon National Park

Spend the morning admiring the beauty of Monument Valley in open-air vehicles to make the most of this amazing destination, accompanied by a guide. Visit the land of the Navajo people and stop off at the historic Cameron Trading Post. Enjoy the stunning views along the Desert View Drive which hint at the incredible vistas ahead – those of the Grand Canyon. You’ll meet with a local expert who will educate you on the incredible geology that has created the canyon over the past 1.7 billion years. In the evening, take part in a farewell dinner with your group.

Overnight: National Park Lodges, Grand Canyon National Park or similar (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 15

Grand Canyon – Las Vegas

There’s an optional excursion this morning to take part in a helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft flight over the canyon before hitting the road again, stopping en-route in Seligman and Kingman which are Route 66 hotspots that have kept the culture of this renowned route alive. You’ll end your journey in Las Vegas where there will be a transfer to take you to the airport for your departing flight.

Last day transfer will arrive at the airport at 3:30pm, please be aware when booking your flights that the departure flight should be no earlier than 6:30pm

(Breakfast included)

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: Air-conditioned coach; Open-air vehicles in Monument Valley
  • Departure airport transfer
  • Hotel as described or similar (14 nights)
  • Professional Tour Director throughout plus local guides
  • 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 8 dinners included
  • Orientation tour of Salt Lake City; Visits to all national parks as listed; Visit to Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore; Visit to Little Bighorn Battlefield; Guided tours in Yellowstone National Park, Buffalo Bill Centre of the West and the Grand Canyon; ride on Las Vegas High Roller Observation Wheel

Optional extras: (please ask your sales agent for further details)

  • Transfers to your UK airport are available at an additional cost.
  • Overseas airport arrival transfer
  • Gratuities may be pre-paid at the time of booking.


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