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Parks and Canyons Spectacular

Price per person
from £3,407

Price based on
London Heathrow
23rd May 2019 departure

Key inclusions

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 16 days

  • USA

  • On the go pace

  • Globus escorted tours

Marvel at the West's premier natural wonders on this multi-state holiday. Your National Parks tour starts in Rapid City, South Dakota, and ends in Las Vegas with overnights along the way in Sheridan, Cody, Yellowstone National Park, Jackson, Salt Lake City, Bryce Canyon National Park, Lake Powell, and Grand Canyon National Park.

In South Dakota, visit Crazy Horse Memorial, built to honour the famous Sioux Indian leader; the incomparable Mount Rushmore National Memorial; and Deadwood, once a wild gold-mining town. Visit the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in Montana and tour the battlegrounds where Custer was defeated. In Wyoming, stay two nights inside Yellowstone National Park and see magnificent views of Yellowstone Canyon, Lower Falls, and world-famous Old Faithful Geyser. Journey into breathtaking Grand Teton National Park for a delightful walk along glacier-fed Jenny Lake.

Get ready for stunning scenery in Utah, where you'll visit Bryce Canyon National Park. You'll be amazed at the bright red, yellow, and pink pillars called "hoodoos." Have your camera ready in Zion National Park, with its sculptured canyons and soaring cliffs resembling temples and cathedrals. In Arizona, enjoy an overnight near the rim of the Grand Canyon, giving you an amazing opportunity to see great views and to take an evening stroll to marvel at the dramatic sunset. It's spectacular!

On this National Parks tour, Globus has also arranged special experiences for you. In the all-Western town of Jackson, travel via a horse-drawn covered wagon to a chuckwagon cookout and Wild West show. In Deadwood, visit Tatanka to learn about the bison and the richness of the Lakota people.

This holiday through some of the West’s premier national parks offers all of this and more. Wait until you see the breathtaking scenery that cannot be found anywhere else!

At a glance

Rapid City Orientation tour

Mount Rushmore Visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial

Black Hills National Forest Scenic drive

Deadwood Sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit Tatanka

Little Bighorn Battlefield Sightseeing; visit the museum

Cody Visit Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Yellowstone National Park Stay inside the park; sightseeing

Grand Teton National Park Sightseeing; enjoy a huckleberry shake

Jackson Chuckwagon cookout

Salt Lake City Sightseeing

Bryce Canyon National Park Sightseeing

Zion National Park Sightseeing

Grand Canyon National Park Sightseeing; overnight lodging in the park

Las Vegas Sightseeing; farewell dinner

What's included

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Customer Reviews

Went from one WOW to multiple WOWs thereafter....

7th June 2018
Trusted Customer

Went from one WOW to multiple WOWs thereafter.

Words pictures or video cannot describe or show what...

7th June 2018
Mr David Adams

Words pictures or video cannot describe or show what a experience we had. Mind blowing

Very good, hotels of a good standard except Best Western...

21st September 2017
Trusted Customer

Very good, hotels of a good standard except Best Western Sheridan which can only be classified as a 2 star hotel. The breakfast was non existent. Hotel room clean I would rate this hotel as unsatisfactory.

Well organised tour with excellent tour guide and very comfortable...

14th August 2017
Mr John McLean

Well organised tour with excellent tour guide and very comfortable bus.

The content of the holiday was first rate apart from...

21st June 2017
Mrs Deborah Edgington

The content of the holiday was first rate apart from their being a tour group of 20 with their travel agent increasing our tour to 38 in total and she took over from our tour director as she had prebooked additional features for them Also there were only 2 4star hotels when they should all have been of this standard. One was only 2 star.

Overview

Marvel at the West's premier natural wonders on this multi-state holiday. Your National Parks tour starts in Rapid City, South Dakota, and ends in Las Vegas with overnights along the way in Sheridan, Cody, Yellowstone National Park, Jackson, Salt Lake City, Bryce Canyon National Park, Lake Powell, and Grand Canyon National Park.

In South Dakota, visit Crazy Horse Memorial, built to honour the famous Sioux Indian leader; the incomparable Mount Rushmore National Memorial; and Deadwood, once a wild gold-mining town. Visit the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in Montana and tour the battlegrounds where Custer was defeated. In Wyoming, stay two nights inside Yellowstone National Park and see magnificent views of Yellowstone Canyon, Lower Falls, and world-famous Old Faithful Geyser. Journey into breathtaking Grand Teton National Park for a delightful walk along glacier-fed Jenny Lake.

Get ready for stunning scenery in Utah, where you'll visit Bryce Canyon National Park. You'll be amazed at the bright red, yellow, and pink pillars called "hoodoos." Have your camera ready in Zion National Park, with its sculptured canyons and soaring cliffs resembling temples and cathedrals. In Arizona, enjoy an overnight near the rim of the Grand Canyon, giving you an amazing opportunity to see great views and to take an evening stroll to marvel at the dramatic sunset. It's spectacular!

On this National Parks tour, Globus has also arranged special experiences for you. In the all-Western town of Jackson, travel via a horse-drawn covered wagon to a chuckwagon cookout and Wild West show. In Deadwood, visit Tatanka to learn about the bison and the richness of the Lakota people.

This holiday through some of the West’s premier national parks offers all of this and more. Wait until you see the breathtaking scenery that cannot be found anywhere else!

Total meals included:

  • 14 breakfasts, 6 dinners

UK - Denver

Day
1

Fly to Denver where you will transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Welcome to Denver. Explore the “Mile High City” on your own this evening.

Denver - Rapid City

Day
2

Meet your Tour Director this morning and head north to Wyoming, then continue into the Black Hills. At 6 pm, join your fellow travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Rapid City. Excursion to Crazy Horse and Mount Rushmore Memorials

Day
3

After an orientation tour of Rapid City, visit CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL, built in honour of the fearless Sioux chief whose fame is derived from the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Then, on to MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, featuring the likenesses of U.S. presidents—Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt—carved on the face of a mountain. Maybe stroll along the Presidential Trail for more intimate views, or visit the Information Center.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Rapid City - Deadwood - Sheridan

Day
4

This morning, enjoy a drive through BLACK HILLS NATIONAL FOREST and experience the area’s colourful history on a guided tour of DEADWOOD, once a wild gold-mining town, and hear stories of legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Afterward, visit TATANKA to learn “The Story of the Bison” and experience the richness of the Lakota people. Continue through the Black Hills to the cattle town of Sheridan at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Sheridan - Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument - Cody

Day
5

Journey this morning into southern Montana to visit LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT, the site commemorating one of America’s most famous battles. Tour the battlegrounds where Custer was defeated by approximately 7,000 Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors, and visit the museum. Afterward, continue your scenic drive through the Bighorn Mountains, arriving in Cody with time for an optional float trip on the Shoshone River.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Cody - Yellowstone National Park

Day
6

This morning, visit the BUFFALO BILL CENTER OF THE WEST, a fine museum of historic weapons and Western art. Then, continue through Shoshone National Forest to YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, established in 1872 as the world’s first national park, where wild animals roam freely in vast meadows and forests. Enjoy several photo stops on the way to your hotel, including world-famous Old Faithful Geyser. SPECIAL FEATURE: Enjoy two nights inside Yellowstone National Park. Each lodge has its own unique setting and atmosphere. Lodges featured are the Old Faithful Inn, Lake Yellowstone Hotel, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Grant Village, and Canyon Lodge. Specific lodges will be confirmed in your documents. NOTE: The routing and areas visited within Yellowstone are subject to favourable weather and/or road conditions. When conditions are unfavourable, the routing may be adjusted accordingly.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Yellowstone National Park

Day
7

Spend the day exploring Yellowstone. Travel along Grand Loop Road to Fountain Paint Pot to see the bubbling mud. Continue on to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone for magnificent views of Yellowstone Canyon and the spectacular Lower Falls—almost twice as high as Niagara Falls! Next, stop at Mammoth Hot Springs and take a short trail walk among the steaming limestone terraces.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson

Day
8

Journey south this morning into breathtaking GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK. Visit beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake at the foot of the rugged spires for a delightful walk along the shore. Enjoy a freshly made HUCKLEBERRY SHAKE while admiring the beautiful surroundings. Then continue to the all-Western town of Jackson. This evening, travel by horse-drawn covered wagons into Cache Creek Canyon and experience dinner at the BAR T-5 CHUCKWAGON COOKOUT and Wild West show. Feast on slow-cooked chicken made in traditional Dutch ovens, along with other local specialities.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Jackson

Day
9

Enjoy an entire day at leisure to enjoy this spectacular playground. Perhaps choose an optional float trip along the Snake River or stroll along the downtown boardwalks and enjoy a drink at one of the swinging-door saloons.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Jackson - Salt Lake City

Day
10

Today’s journey continues alongside some of Wyoming’s most beautiful mountain ranges into Utah, home to five national parks. Arrive in Salt Lake City, founded by Brigham Young in 1847. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the capital city and its historic monuments before arriving at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Salt Lake City - Bryce Canyon National Park

Day
11

Today, travel through sagebrush landscape to BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, a national park with a beauty all its own. Take a leisurely drive with photo stops to capture the bright red, yellow, and pink pillars called “hoodoos.” The balance of the day is at your leisure, and your overnight is at the entrance to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Bryce Canyon National Park - Zion National Park - Lake Powell

Day
12

Travel to ZION NATIONAL PARK with its dramatic landscape of sculptured canyons and soaring cliffs resembling temples and cathedrals. Your sightseeing tour gives you the chance to experience the park up close and personal. Then, continue into Arizona and the town of Page, nestled on the shores of Lake Powell.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Lake Powell - Painted Desert - Grand Canyon National Park

Day
13

This morning, you may wish to join our optional flight over Monument Valley for a bird’s-eye view of the red-sandstone monoliths, made famous by many Western movies and TV shows. Afterward, cross the Painted Desert with its ever-changing colours, and catch your first glimpse of the world-famous GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Afternoon arrival allows free time to explore the canyon rim on your own. Be sure to take an evening stroll to savour the magnificent sunset. SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel tonight is located inside Grand Canyon National Park, a rare opportunity for great views and a significant extra by travelling with Globus.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Grand Canyon National Park - Las Vegas

Day
14

For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, take our optional ‘flightseeing’ tour over the Grand Canyon. Then, travel on part of legendary Route 66 to Las Vegas, one of America’s most famous cities. Enjoy a sightseeing tour while en route to your resort hotel, located in the heart of the “Strip” for easy access to all the mega-casinos and amusement parks. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Las Vegas

Day
15

Your tour ends this morning with guests departing on independent schedules.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
16

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

This holiday visits National Parks and other remote locations where facilities may not be up to the first-class standard expected from a Globus tour. Some lodges within the parks do not have air-conditioning, T.Vs and other amenities expected from most Globus hotels.

Day 6 -The routing and areas visited within Yellowstone are subject to favourable weather and/or road conditions. When conditions are unfavourable, the routing may be adjusted accordingly.

Enjoy the spectacular fall colours of the West on our special Fall Foliage departures: September 13-September 28 (if Mother Nature permits).

Maximum elevation on tour: 9,033 ft.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Denver - Sheraton Hotel Denver

Enjoy the Mile High city in style and discover an ideal combination of atmosphere, location, and amenities at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Surrounded in every aspect with a sleek design, you can workout in the revolutionary health and fitness centre or relax and socialize at the end of the day with cocktails at the posh outdoor rooftop deck pool. The hotel is positioned in the heart of downtown Denver, a city that's alive and buzzing with entertainment, great food, music, and with a gorgeous mountain backdrop.

  • Location

    1550 Court Pl, Denver, CO 80202, USA

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Pool

Rapid City - The Rushmore Hotel

The Rushmore Hotel Rapid City is a great place to rest after spending a busy day in Rapid City exploring everything the city offers. The Rushmore Hotel is an eco-friendly hotel representing sustainability in South Dakota. The rooms have a fun decor showcasing the beauty and flavour of South Dakota.

  • Location

    445 Mt Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board

Sheridan - Best Western Sheridan Center

The hotel is located at the base of the astonishing Big Horn Mountain Range in historic downtown Sheridan. It is convenient to many local area attractions as well as shopping and dining. The hotel has a restaurant, lounge, indoor pool, hot tub, guest laundry, business centre, and high-speed Internet access.

  • Location

    612 N Main St, Sheridan, WY 82801, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Pool

Cody - Buffalo Bill Village

Located in downtown Cody at the historic Buffalo Bill Village, this hotel features 83 log cabins with a cowboy allure. The amenities include an outdoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and nearby shops.

  • Location

    1701 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Pool

Yellowstone National Park - Canyon Lodge - Yellowstone National Park

Canyon Lodge and Cabins is a sprawling facility, featuring the most accommodations in Yellowstone with more than 500 rooms and cabins. Canyon Lodge is part of a collection of lodges operated by the National Parks; space fills up quickly at these lodges and is therefore based on availability. Please note that all park accommodations are non-smoking and reflecting the natural surroundings of the park, rooms are not equipped with televisions, radios, air conditioning or wifi.

Please note: Each Yellowstone National Park Lodge, like the one shown here, has its own unique setting and atmosphere. The specific lodge for your holiday will be confirmed with travel documents. Lodges featured in Yellowstone National Park are the Lake Yellowstone Hotel, Old Faithful Inn, Old Faithful Snow Lodge and Grant Village.

  • Location

    Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site

Jackson - Rustic Inn at Jackson Hole Creekside

The Rustic Inn Creekside Resort & Spa welcomes guests with warm Western hospitality. Outdoor enthusiasts and hedonists alike indulge in the lavishly appointed historic lodging accommodations and luxury log cabins.

  • Location

    475 N Cache St, Jackson, WY 83001, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Pool

Salt Lake City - Radisson Hotel Downtown Salt Lake City

The Radisson is located in downtown Salt Lake City near ample shopping, dining, and attractions. The hotel has a concierge service, indoor pool, hot tub, fitness centre, guest laundry, gift shop, business centre, restaurant, lounge, and room service.

  • Location

    215 W S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Pool

Bryce Canyon National Park – Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand

Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel, this new hotel offers a variety of guest rooms, the finest amenities, and a complimentary hot breakfast. Each room has been designed with the necessary features that will keep you comfortable and relaxed. The Bryce Canyon Grand also offers an enclosed courtyard offering guest privacy for the pool, whirlpool, and patio areas. Enjoy Bryce Canyon's newest and most luxurious accommodations and amenities with the best in western hospitality.

  • Location

    30 N 100 E, Bryce Canyon, UT 84764, United States

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Pool

Page - Lake Powell Resort

The Lake Powell Resort is located in Wahweap Marina, right in the heard of all your down lake activities and adventures. The hotel has two outdoor pools, hot tub, beach access, fitness centre, guest laundry, gift shop, restaurant, lounge, coffee house, and room service.

  • Location

    100 Lake Shore Dr, Page, AZ 86040, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Pool

Grand Canyon National Park - Yavapai Lodge East - Grand Canyon National Park Lodge

The Yavapai East accommodations at the Grand Canyon National Park Lodge are an upscale retreat amidst the juniper forest. The lodge provides various cafe options, comfortable arrangements, and front door access to the Grand Canyon. This lodge is part of a collection of lodges operated by the National Park; space fills up quickly at these lodges and is therefore based on availability. In the event that space is not available at this hotel, an alternate lodge of similar category will be secured.

Please note: Each Grand Canyon National Park Lodge, like the one shown here, has its own unique setting and atmosphere. The specific lodge for your tour will be confirmed with holiday documents prior to departure. Lodges featured in Grand Canyon National Park are the Maswik North Lodge, Thunderbird Lodge, Yavapai East & the Kachina Lodge.

  • Location

    Yavapai East Grand Canyon, AZ USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board

Las Vegas - Treasure Island

The hotel features an outdoor pool, hot tub, spa, fitness centre, gift shops, beauty salon, business centre, several restaurants, lounges, nightlife, and casino. Guestrooms are equipped with cable TV, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, and Internet access.

  • Location

    3300 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • In-room safe
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Pool