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Utah's Mighty National Parks

September 19 - 25, 2021

 

Itinerary       Pricing       Inclusions

 

September 19: Arrive Grand Junction Colorado

Upon arrival meet your Tour Director and transfer to your hotel. The ‘River City’ extends a warm welcome as your gateway to an in-depth encounter to explore Utah’s National Parks. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner this evening and get acquainted with your traveling companions.

(D)

Overnight: Grand Junction, CO

September 20: Grand Junction - Moab

Depart Grand Junction for Moab Utah with a stop to see the Colorado National Monument along the Rim Rock Drive. Travel along Scenic Byway 128 referred to by locals as the River Road and one of the most beautiful and breathtaking drives imaginable. Travel through canyons carved by the Colorado River and see the iconic Fisher Towers, towering cliffs and mesas, incredible rock formations, beautiful ranch resorts, painted canyons and enough red rock to overload the senses. Check into your hotel in Moab and unpack for a five-night stay. Later enjoy a Colorado River Cruise in a covered boat to an amazing part of this area. Cruise down the calm-water section of the Colorado River as you navigate down the river and offering views of 2,000 plus foot canyon walls towering above. Your cruise offers wonderful views of Moab arches, Indian petroglyphs and more.

(B,D)

Overnight: Moab

September 21: Canyonlands National Park - Dead Horse Point State Park

Today visit Canyonlands National Park featuring deeply eroded canyons interspersed with sheer-sided mesas and a variety of spires, arches and unusual rock formations. A stop is made at Dead Horse Point State Park, towering high above the Colorado River offering breathtaking views of canyon country and the snaking Colorado River.

(B)

Overnight: Moab

September 22: Moab - Monument Valley

This morning embark on a full day adventure to Monument Valley. Enter the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal area offering vistas of stunning rock formations on your way to Monument Valley, the most filmed area in the west. Enjoy an included lunch at Goulding’s Lodge and free time to visit Goulding’s Museum & Trading Post to see a collection of Indian artifacts and a movie set from a John Wayne film. Later enjoy a Monument Valley Scenic Drive Tour with a knowledgeable Navajo guide aboard a four-wheel vehicle. Explore the areas oddly shaped monoliths, buttes and mesas of red sandstone. This area was the setting for some of John Ford’s most memorable films. Return early this evening to Moab.

(B,L)

Overnight: Moab

September 23: Moab As You Wish

The day is free for you to explore Moab and the area as you wish. An optional tour will be available today.

(B)

Overnight: Moab

September 24: Arches National Park

This morning tour Arches National Park, one of our country’s great national parks. Explore and see some of the famous arches, over 2,000 in total and marvel at other red rock formations and canyons. The afternoon is free to relax or explore Moab on your own. Later visit the Red Cliffs Lodge offering a ranch-like experience amid western charm and nestled high on the banks of the Colorado River and surrounded by magnificent 2,000-foot Red Rock Cliffs. Enjoy Wine Tasting at the Castle Creek Winery located on the property. Free time for a self-guided tour of the Movie History Museum housing historical movie-making memorabilia from early films to present. Next enjoy a Cowboy cookout Farewell Dinner at the lodge offering incredible views of the Colorado River and surrounding mesas.

(B,D)

Overnight: Moab

September 25: Moab - Grand Junction - Flight Home

Depart Moab and transfer to Grand Junction for your flight home filled with wonderful memories of your Utah’s Mighty National Parks Adventure.

(B)

 

 

What's Included:

• Roundtrip Airfare - MCO
• 6 Nights First Class Hotels
• 10 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 3 Dinners
• Professional Tour Director
• Motorcoach Transportation
• Admissions per Itinerary
• Comprehensive Sightseeing
• Baggage Handling at Hotels
• Hotel Transfers

 

Tour Activity Level:

Easy 1 2 3 4 Active

 

Highlights:
• Grand Junction Colorado
• Scenic Byway 128
• Colorado River Cruise
• Canyonlands National Park
• Dead Horse Point State Park
• Monument Valley
• Arches National Park
• 5 Night Stay in Moab Utah

 

Accommodations:

• 1 Night - DoubleTree Hotel, Grand Junction, CO
• 5 Nights - Hyatt Place Moab, Moab

 

  

Tour Rates

Based on Double Occupancy:

Booking Discount*: $2899 pp double

Regular Rate: $3099 pp double

 

Single Supplement: +$1050

 
*Make your Final Payment by check prior to the Final Payment Due Date & receive $400 per couple/$200 per person Booking Discount!
• Initial deposit can be made by check or credit card to be eligible.
• Payments after initial deposit are considered part of Final Payment and must be made by check.

 

 

*All pricing subject to change and based on availability. 

**On some dates alternate hotels may be used.

***Tour rates are subject to increase until you are paid in full.

****Itinerary and hotels are subject to change.

 

 

 

 

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