Southwest Canyonlands

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Travel with Presley on a wondrous journey through the Southwest Canyonlands. Visit some of our most incredible natural wonders. The spectacular Grand Canyon, the unique rock formations of Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon, the astonishing Monument Valley and fascinating Arches National Park will provide one of the most breathtaking tours throughout the United States.

Dates:

June 7-17, 2018

11 Days

Pricing:

Double: $2,850/person

Single: $4,050/person

Highlights:

  • 15 Meals
  • Two Nights in Kanab
  • Two Nights in Moab
  • Dodge City
  • Taos Pueblo
  • Grand Canyon
  • Bryce Canyon
  • Zion National Park
  • Monument Valley
  • Canyonland National Park
  • Arches National Park
  • Lake Powell
  • Antelope Canyon Cruise
  • Canyonlands by Night
  • Navajo National Monument
  • Code Talkers Museum
  • Navajo Interactive Museum
  • Moderate to high physical activity level with higher altitudes up to 6,512 feet above sea level. Those with cardiac or respiratory issues should check with their doctor before booking.

Itinerary

Days 1 and 2
Board our coach as we head west, where we will experience some of the most beautiful works of nature. Tonight we stay in Wichita, one of the rowdiest cow towns in the early West. Day 2: We stop in the restored Dodge City of Gunsmoke fame before heading into colorful Colorado to Trinidad, where we overnight.
Included Meal: Day 2 – Cont. Breakfast

Day 3
Today we travel through beautiful scenery to Taos, New Mexico, where we visit the 500-year-old multi-storied Taos Pueblo. Jewelry, weaving, pottery and other handicrafts may be purchased here and in the historic district of Taos. We continue to Durango for our overnight, where you can catch the trolley to visit Old Town on your own.
Included Meal: Cont. Breakfast

Day 4
We see enchanting Shiprock en route to fascinating Four Corners, where four states meet in the center of Native American lands. Stand in four states at one time! View the ancient cliff dwelling, typical of the Native American people, at the Navajo National Monument. See the astonishing details of the Code Talkers, whose primary job in WWII was to transmit information; it has been said that if not for them, the Marines would never have taken Iwo Jima. Visit the Navajo Museum next door. We continue to Cameron Lodge to overnight on the Navajo Reservation.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5
A short drive takes us to the Grand Canyon, where we explore this spectacular wonder of nature. After lunch, we continue to beautiful and peaceful Lake Powell, where we board a boat for the Antelope Canyon Cruise. We continue to Kanab, Utah, our home for 2 nights.
Included Meal: Breakfast

Day 6
This morning we travel to Zion National Park, where the drive is incredible. We ride the tram through the unique canyon as we hear about this fascinating park. Stop at the Visitor Center before enjoying a creekside lunch. We continue to Bryce Canyon, with its colorful cliffs created by thousands of years of erosion. Let your imagination roam as you see the “spirited” formations.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7
Today we travel through enchanting Monument Valley to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, followed by lunch on your own at Gouldings. We continue north into Moab for a 2-night stay. This evening, we feast at the delicious Dutch oven BBQ dinner on the banks of the Colorado River. After dinner, enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Colorado River, featuring illuminated cliff and rock formations synchronized with music.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8
After breakfast, our local guide will show us the fantastic scenic wonder of Arches National Park, Deadhorse State Park, Canyonlands National Park and its “Island in the Sky.” The evening is yours to enjoy.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9
We travel north today through the magnificent Rocky Mountains to the Denver area, where we overnight.
Included Meal: Breakfast

Days 10 and 11
As we leave Colorado, we cross the plains of Kansas. Salina will be our final destination for today, with dinner at Tucson’s Steakhouse. Day 11 returns us to our departure points.
Included Meals: Day 10 – Breakfast, Dinner; Day 11 – Cont. Breakfast

Departing From:
Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield, Pontoon Beach, Hazelwood, St. Charles, Columbia, Kansas City/Marion, Mt. Vernon, Nashville, Fairview Heights, South County, Cape Girardeau, Evansville