National Parks of America

A 12-Day Collette Tours tour starting from $3,449

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Tour Length: 12 Days
Countries Visited: United States
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Tour Type:
 National Parks Tours
Tour Category: First Class
Tour Operator: Collette Tours
Tour Code: 93
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America's Greatest Treasures

Experience the grandeur of some of America's Greatest Treasures as you explore six fantastic National Parks of America on this exciting journey. Relish overnight stays in a lodge nestled in the heart of Yellowstone and in a National Historic Landmark inside the Grand Canyon. Enjoy a breakfast cruise on Lake Powell. Marvel at the magnitude and color of Zion’s cliffs. Enjoy two-night stays in Salt Lake City and Jackson Hole. Drive through the incredible Bighorn Mountains and the great Sioux Nations Territory before seeing Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monument. Complete your adventure with a stay in Denver and a visit to Rocky Mountain National Park.

 

Hotel Accommodations

  • Scottsdale: Courtyard by Marriott Scottsdale

  • Lake Powell: Lake Powell Resort

  • Grand Canyon: Grand Canyon Lodge - North Rim

  • Zion National Park: Zion Park Inn

  • Salt Lake City: Radisson Hotel Salt Lake Downtown

  • Jackson Hole: The Lodge at Jackson Hole

  • Yellowstone: Yellowstone Lodges

  • Sheridan: Holiday Inn Sheridan

  • Rapid City: Alex Johnson Hotel

16 Meals: 10 Breakfast and 6 Dinner

Sightseeing listed in the itinerary.
 
Day 1: Scottsdale, Arizona - Tour Begins
Join us on a tour through five of America’s most splendid national parks. Your tour begins in Arizona where you will enjoy a stay in the world-famous resort town of Scottsdale. This evening roll up your sleeves for a good old-fashioned Chili Cook Off! All of the ingredients will be supplied for you to create an award-winning chili. After the judging is complete, enjoy a western-style dinner. Today dinner will be included. (Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Please call for airfare pricing.)

  • Dinner
  • Hotel: Courtyard By Marriott - Scottsdale

Day 2: Scottsdale - Sedona - Lake Powell
Begin the day with a visit to the artists' colony of Sedona where you will see the amazing rock formations change hue with each turn in the road. Later today you arrive at Lake Powell. Today breakfast will be included.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel: Lake Powell Resort

Day 3: Lake Powell - Grand Canyon
Embark on a delightful breakfast cruise on scenic Lake Powell. Then travel to Carl Hayden Visitors Center and look out over Glen Canyon Dam and see to the end of Lake Powell. Afterwards, travel through Marble Canyon before arriving at the spectacular Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Upon arrival relax at one of the many public seating areas overlooking the immense and colorful canyon. Before dinner you may wish to take a short hike to explore the area. Dinner this evening takes place in the historic Grand Canyon Lodge, offering fine dining in a casual atmosphere, with magnificent views overlooking the rim of the canyon. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Hotel: Grand Canyon Lodge - North Rim

Day 4: Grand Canyon - Bryce Canyon, Utah - Zion National Park
Travel to Bryce Canyon National Park, truly one of the most spectacular scenic wonders of the world. The formations within Bryce Canyon National Park, called Hoodoos, are the creation of wind and water erosion over eons of time. Iron oxidizing within the rock causes the natural orange and red hues that color these formations. Your final destination for the day is the red and white sandstone cliffs of Zion National Park. In sheer magnitude and color, Zion is very likely one of the most awe-inspiring national parks in the world. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Hotel: Zion Park Inn

Day 5: Zion National Park - Salt Lake City
A drive north takes you to Salt Lake City, the “City of the Saints,” for a two-night stay. Perhaps you will choose to explore Temple Square. This beautifully landscaped 10-acre plot of ground in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City is one of Utah's most visited attractions. The centerpiece of the square is the 6-spired granite Salt Lake Temple, and adjacent to this imposing edifice is the domed Tabernacle, home of the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the great Tabernacle organ. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Hotel: Radisson Hotel Salt Lake Downtown

Day 6: Salt Lake City
Enjoy a tour of Salt Lake City featuring the Great Salt Lake, the state capitol and the residential district. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Today breakfast will be included.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel: Radisson Hotel Salt Lake Downtown

Day 7: Salt Lake City - Jackson Hole, Wyoming
En route to Wyoming you will see the majestic Bear Lake Summit. Later you will arrive in the cowboy town of Jackson Hole. Today breakfast will be included.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel: The Lodge At Jackson Hole

Day 8: Jackson Hole
The day is yours to explore Jackson Hole. Optional activities include shopping, canoeing, hiking and river rafting trips. Tonight, a fun-filled evening of cowboy entertainment and dinner is in store at the Bar J Chuckwagon. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Hotel: The Lodge At Jackson Hole

Day 9: Jackson Hole - Grand Teton - Yellowstone
From Jackson Hole, pass through Grand Teton National Park. Towering more than a mile above the valley of Jackson Hole, the Grand Teton rises to 13,770 feet. Twelve Teton peaks reach above 12,000 feet and support a dozen mountain glaciers. The Teton Range is the youngest range in the Rockies and displays some of North America's oldest rocks. Later, arrive at the amazing Yellowstone National Park for an overnight stay at your lodge nestled in the heart of this wonderful park. One of the many highlights is the world-famous Old Faithful Geyser, a fountain of steam that rises more than 60 feet in the air. Today breakfast will be included.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel: Yellowstone Lodges

Day 10: Yellowstone - Cody - Sheridan
A delightful day of sightseeing begins with a trip along Lake Yellowstone and over Sylvan Pass. From the mountains to the prairies, the scenery is simply amazing. As you pass through Cody, a stop will be made at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, a tribute to one of the most colorful figures of the old west, Buffalo Bill Cody. Before turning in for the night in Sheridan, you drive through the incredible Bighorn Mountains and journey through the territory of the Great Sioux Nation. Today breakfast will be included.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel: Holiday Inn Sheridan

Day 11: Sheridan - Keystone - Rapid City, South Dakota
See one of the country’s most famous landmarks, Mount Rushmore, before visiting the Crazy Horse Monument, a memorial dedicated to the Native Americans of this great land. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Native American Cultural Center to learn about their culture and customs. Here, Native Americans discuss the movements of their dances and the significance of wearing different feathers and clothes. Later, arrive at the K Bar S Lodge, nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Join your fellow travelers at a lovely home-hosted farewell dinner. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Hotel: Alex Johnson Hotel

Day 12: Rapid City - Tour Ends
Your tour ends, leaving you with many wonderful memories.
 
         
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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.


  • Visit five of America’s most breathtaking national
    parks on one great tour.

  • Discover a world of color and light as you take a
    breakfast cruise on beautiful Lake Powell.

  • Spend two nights in the cowboy town of Jackson
    Hole, Wyoming and enjoy an evening of cowboy entertainment.
 

Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy.

Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions.

Government taxes and fees are additional.

Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit.

Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.

Airfare is available through Collette Vacations at an additional cost.

To complete your vacation, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing Collette airfare with your tour.

If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers.

Please note that all transfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.

This tour includes traveling to high altitudes (approx. 10,000 ft.) and may not be suitable for some clients. We suggest you consult your physician if you have any concerns.

When the breakfast cruise is not available, a lunch is substituted.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will be conducting their rehearsals and concerts at the spectacular Conference Center located in Temple Square from Memorial Day (late May) through Labor Day (early September).

The Conference Center is one of the largest in the world, holding 22,000 people. It is an architectural feat in itself.

Bar J Chuckwagon is available from Memorial Day (late May) through the last Saturday in September. During all other times, dinner will be substituted at the hotel.

Due to itinerary scheduling, arrival flights should arrive prior to 4:00PM.

Due to tour scheduling, flights home should not be booked prior to 8:00AM.

Air passengers will arrive into the Phoenix, AZ airport and depart from the Rapid City, SD airport.

All transfers will depart from Phoenix, AZ for Scottsdale and depart from Keystone, SD for Rapid City.

 
 

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