The West has it all! From the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas to all the fabulous National Parks and their plethora of natural beauty, there is so much to do and see!
This fabulous fifteen day trip has begins in Las Vegas, winds through the Grand Canyon, visits the historical Route 66 and numerous National Parks. Come be a part of this exciting fifteen day adventure.
Las Vegas Get Acquainted Dinner
Our tour starts in fun filled Las Vegas. Here you’ll have an opportunity to meet your traveling companions, have a wonderful gourmet dinner, see the big city lights, do a bit of shopping and even try your hand at blackjack or one of the many slot machines all over the city.
One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is a breathtaking experience! There are many different ways to enjoy the canyon including air tours, white water rafting tours, even by mule!
Also known as the Will Rogers Highway or the Mother Road, Route 66 has been immortalized over the years in many songs, movies, poems and books. We’ll stop and explore many of the historical sites along the way that evoke images of simpler times and reminders of our past.
Navajo Indian Reservation
Covering over 17 million acres and winds through three states, this is some of the most picturesque landscape in America. You’ll explore canyons and the Badlands either on guided or self-guided tours. Visit the Cameron Trading Post and browse fabulous Native American rugs, pottery and paintings.
Lake Powell Dinner Cruise
Lake Powell was created in 1963 when Glen Canyon Dam was built to hold back the waters of the flowing Colorado River. This blue lake surrounded by beautiful sandstone walls has spectacular scenery and the dinner cruise has wonderful food along with an open air outside deck for enjoying Mother Nature up close and personal.
Monument Valley Tour with Native Guide
Monument Valley is a Navajo Tribal park and certain parts of the park are only accessible with a guide. Start the tour on the 17 mile valley road and then with the assistance of a native guide you’ll learn about the Navajo culture while enjoying breathtaking scenery and dramatic geography.
Bryce Canyon National Park
Natural horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters along with numerous bizarre limestone figures formed by the erosional force of cold and rain, these “hoodoos” have been arranged by Mother Nature to create exciting and wondrous hiking trails and mazes.
Zion National Park
Everything from bicycling to horseback riding to hiking and ranger lead activities there is so much to do at Zion National Park. All these activities can be enjoyed surrounded by massive cream, pink and red sandstone cliffs. You’ll marvel at the unique array of flora, fauna and animals. There is also the Zion Human History Museum with permanent exhibits showcasing American Indian culture, how the area was settled by pioneers, replicas of the Union Pacific Railroad lodging, historical photographs and so much more. Park rangers are available to answer your questions.
Salt Lake City Tour
This is a magnificent city! From the soaring Salt Lake Temple and Mormon Tabernacle to the State Capitol and Governor’s Mansion, you’ll experience rich Salt Lake history. See the University of Utah, the oldest university west of the Mississippi. Stroll through Old Fort Douglas, hike the Old Mormon Pioneer Trail and stop and smell the roses at the Temple Gardens and Fountains.
Spend time at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Take a Jackson Hole Aerial Tram Ride. See majestic elk up close and personal at the National Elk Refuge. Explore the Jackson Hole Trail on horseback. Check out Ripley’s Believe It Or Not. Then enjoy fantastic dining and unique shopping.
Yellowstone National Park
This tour includes two nights at Yellowstone National park, giving you plenty of time to explore everything this national landmark has to offer. Home to the majority of the world’s geysers including Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park is one of the last natural ecosystems available for touring and exploring.
In the heart of Flathead Valley, Kalispell you’ll explore Wild Horse Island State Park, the Hockaday Museum of Art, enjoy golf or boat rides…this little town is also home to Flathead Lake and the Lonesome Dove Ranch.
Glacier National Park
Going-to-the-Sun Road is one of the main attractions in Glacier National Park leading to Lake McDonald Valley, St. Mary Valley and Logan Pass. But make sure you allow enough time to also explore Goat Haunt, North Fork and Two Medicine. Each of unique locations gives you plenty of opportunity learn about Native American history and discover alpine meadows and glacially carved valleys.
This engineering marvel spans 50 miles through the park’s interior, winding around mountainsides and showcasing some of the best and most unique sights in Glacier National Park.
Come check out black bears, Bighorn sheep, elk and bison roaming free in the Waterton Lakes National Park. The breathtaking majestic snow-capped Rocky Mountains frame the crystal clear blue Waterton Lakes. Hiking trails are open year-round to experience some of the rarest flora and fauna in the world.
Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is an archaeological site known around the world as a remarkable testimony of prehistoric life. The Jump bears witness to a custom practiced by native people of the North American and their method of killing bison. There is an Interpretive Centre with public programs, traditional drummers and Native American dancers.
Banff National Park
Canada’s oldest national park, Banff National Park is Alberta’s most visited tourist attraction. There are a variety of activities to enjoy from Hot Springs, golf, sking, hiking and horseback riding. You’ll enjoy a two night stay at this destination so you’ll have plenty of time to experience it all!
A surviving remnant of the ice mass that once covered the majority of Canada’s Rocky Mountains, the Columbia Icefield is the largest remaining icefield in the western Canada mountain range. Traveling along the Icefields Parkway allows views of waterfalls, lakes meadows and snow-capped peaks. You’ll also experience the Columbia Icefield Visitors Centre and the Athabasca Glacier, a slowly moving river of ice.