Las Vegas - Zion National Park (162 miles)
Leaving the bright lights of Las Vegas behind us for a while we head out to Utah's finest National Park. Massive canyon walls and red sandstone cliffs ascend toward a brilliant blue sky. Challenge yourself to what's considered the best half day hike in the southwest by hiking a narrow ridgeline to Angels Landing.
Take it easy exploring the pristine Emerald pools or enjoy a river hike deep in the narrows before enjoying a BBQ back at camp this evening.
Zion National Park, UT
Home to countless species of plants and animals, as well as breathtaking geological formations like the iconic "hoodoo" rock spires, Zion National Park in Utah is notable for its incredible desert terrain.
Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon National Park (50 miles)
A short drive today takes us to an elevation of 8000 ft into Bryce National Park
. Take a stroll along the rim and marvel at the unique sandstone spires (hoodoos) that rise dramatically from the natural amphitheater. Hike down into the hoodoos for an up close and personal experience with this fascinating landscape.
A soak in the outdoor hot tub back at camp will ease those hiking muscles and a night around the campfire will end this day nicely.
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
The canyons of this national park form exquisite natural amphitheaters. Many visitors choose to sightsee by car, as the park is very easy to drive through.
Bryce Canyon National Park - Arches National Park - Canyonlands National Park (19 miles)
Explore this stunning landscape in a guided sunset hummer tour or hang of a sandstone cliff on one of our optional canyoneering adventures! Visit Arches National Park home to over 2000 arches for a hike up to Delicate Arch. Enjoy walks in Canyonlands National Park where the Green river meets the Colorado in some of the most spectacular scenery the southwest has to offer. Swap tales of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid who used the canyons to hide from the law in the late 1800's, visit the local town and enjoy Utah's greatest adventure capital.
Moab is a city in Grand County, in eastern Utah, in the western United States. The population was 5,046 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat and largest city in Grand County. Moab attracts a large number of tourists every year, mostly visitors to the nearby Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.
Canyonlands National Park
The Colorado and Green Rivers have eroded the Utah landscape into a red-tinted world of impressive canyons, mesas, and buttes. Canyonlands National Park is separated into four distinct districts, the most popular of which is Island in the Sky.
Arches National Park, UT
Arches National Park is home to the breathtaking scenery of natural stone arches, like the Delicate Arch and Fiery Furnace. It is close to Moab and Canyonlands National Park.
Arches National Park - Canyonlands National Park
Today we will continue our exploration of Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park.
Monument Valley (149 miles)
Headed south we wind out way through more of USA Southwest's spectacular scenery to one of the most iconic locations on the planet. The background for many famous western movies and home to the Navajo Indians you are in for a real treat today. Hop onboard a 4X4 jeep and enjoy an included Navajo guided tour of Monument Valley. Camp right along the rim, get ready to gaze up at the amazing starry skies and bag your front row seat to a magnificent sun rise.
Monument Valley Tribal Park, UT
In the midst of the vast desert, Monument Valley has been the setting for numerous movies over the years. The Tribal Park is a Navajo Indian reservation.
Monument Valley - Grand Canyon South Rim (147 miles)
Enjoy an optional visit to the world's most famous slot canyon - Antelope Canyon this morning followed by a scenic walk to view Horseshoe Bend before heading to the Grand Canyon. After a brief visit to a Navajo trading post we follow the mighty Colorado River through the painted desert to one of the seven natural wonders of the world!
Take in a bird's eye view on an optional helicopter ride, stroll along the rim at sunset, take a hike into the one of the deepest and most diverse canyons on earth or simply relax in one the rim cafes a admire the view before one last cookout and campfire.
Antelope Canyon, AZ
The most popular slot canyon in the American Southwest is Antelope Canyon, a sandstone formation formed by flood and rainwater. The canyon is located on a Navajo reservation, and has been made a Navajo Tribal Park.
Page is a city in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, near the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. Page was founded in 1957 as a housing community for workers and their families during the construction of nearby Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River.
Horseshoe Bend, located within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area about 5 miles downriver from Lake Powell, is a sharp turn in the Colorado River that formed from erosion over the course of millions of years.
Grand Canyon, AZ
Considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon was carved over 17 million years by the Colorado River. This breathtaking, 18-mile-long canyon has been stunning visitors for hundreds of years.
Grand Canyon South Rim
The South Rim of the Grand Canyon attracts over 5 million visitors each year and by far is the most visited side of the Canyon. As with all sides of the Canyon, the South Rim features astounding views of what took Mother Nature millions and millions of years to create.
Grand Canyon - Las Vegas (270 miles)
We get our kicks at Route 66 and arrive back in Sin City at approx 5pm