National Parks Bucket List Tour

Hoover Dam

National Parks Bucket List Tour

Everyone talks and dreams of seeing the Grand Circle of the western USA National Parks. Now is you chance to experience it all with a professional group of passionate travel guides. The Grand Circle Tour Western USA begins and ends in Las Vegas. Visitors have a unique chance to experience all the major national parks, including the Grand Canyon, Lake Powell (Glen Canyon National Recreation Area,) Antelope Canyon, Zion and Bryce Canyon. The American Southwest is famous for incredible scenery, red rock pinnacles and formations, brilliant sunsets, and deep canyons. It is uncommon land, for an uncommon experience, and it's all within a stone's throw of Las Vegas. Few regions can boast of so much to see and do. This tour runs yearly from Friday to the following Saturday. Maximize your week to enjoy the best of the West. Active Travel West USA provides great schedule flexibility is designed Bucket list hikes and unbelievable photo opportunities. Included in this tour: 8 days of travel encompassing approximately 1200 miles in total 7 nights hotel accommodations with breakfast/vouchers 7 picnic lunches 1 group dinner All National Park Fees North and South Rims Grand Canyon Antelope Canyon Tour Horseshoe Bend Colorado River Tour (Kayak or Raft) Monument Valley Jeep Tour Unlimited water, snacks, photos and excellent adventures! Please note: Due to COVID-19, Active Tours West USA offers flexible departure dates on all multi-day tours. Please feel free to contact us to discuss your specific travel wants, dates and needs.

Amazing Views

We design our tours to give you plenty of time to have photo opportunities.

Family Friendly

This tour is perfect for a family holiday and is an excellent opportunity to learn about the West and make memories that your kids and you will remember forever.

Professional Guide

Active Travel West USA ‘s professional guides will ensure your safety and help you maximize your time on tour. At the same time, our guides take great pride in showcasing the amazing destinations throughout the American West.

Camping Included

This tour provides one or more nights at a campground. Campfire inclusive.

Trip Itinerary

Arrival Day 0: (Friday afternoon)
6 pm meeting and tour orientation. Now is the chance to see and explore fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. We do a Las Vegas Strip walking tour than head to Vegas’s Old town to the Fremont Street Exhibit and have dinner as a group at the Historic Bugsy’s Cafe at the El Cortez Hotel and Casino.
Day 1: Colorado River Adventure
Very early start to go either rafting or kayaking on the Colorado River. Option afternoon: Hike around Lake Mead and Hoover Dam on self guided excursion from Hotel. Activities: Smooth water rafting the Black Canyon Colorado River and or Kayak the Colorado River. Hike: 3 miles to Hoover Dam round trip Hotel: Hoover Dam Lodge Total Drive time: 0 hrs / 2 miles Included: breakfast and picnic Lunch
Day 2: Valley of Fire and Zion National Park
The tour continues with a special scenic drive along Lake Mead to the Valley of Fire, Nevada’s first and oldest State Park. Time and weather permitting, we do a soak at Rogers Hot Springs. The tour continues on to Zion National Park with a hike and sightseeing, photo stops in Zion. Hike: 2.5 miles Hotel: (Stay at Holiday Inn Express Springdale) Total Drive time: 4.5 hrs / 190 miles Included: Breakfast and Picnic Lunch
Day 3: Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park
Hike Zion Angels Landing early morning (6:3 am finish breakfast) afterwards tour continues on to Bryce Canyon for small afternoon Hike (Queens Garden Trail) and Sunset photos at Bryce Point. Hike: 3.5 miles Hotel: Bryce Inn Total Drive time: 3.5 hrs / 100 miles Included: Breakfast and Picnic Lunch
Day 4: North Rim Grand Canyon and Page, AZ
Now we travel to Grand Canyon North Rim for picnic lunch and Photo Stops. Good chance to see a wild herd of Bison! Afterwards To Page, AZ (Photo Opportunity at Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam Antelope Canyon late? Lake Powell Swim? Visitor Center Movie Dam?.) Hike: Sightseeing walking 3 miles Hotel: Page AZ Total Drive time: 4.5 hrs / 160 miles Included: Breakfast and Picnic Lunch
Day 5: Antelope Canyon and Monument Valley
Early morning short hike to Horseshoe Bend afterwards Antelope Canyon Tour. Excellent photo opportunities. Than we drive through Navajo lands to Monument Valley. Page and Antelope Canyon! To Grand Canyon with stops at (MUST pre-book Antelope Canyon tour at time of reservation) Afterwards, on to Grand Canyon Sunset Photos. Activities: Antelope Canyon Tour and 1.5 hour Jeep Tour Monument Valley Hike: Sightseeing walking 3 miles Hotel: Grand Canyon Total Drive time: 6.5 hrs / 310 miles Included: Breakfast and Picnic Lunch
Day 6: Grand Canyon South Rim
Day starts early with a hike at South Kaibab Trail, afterwards either afternoon Helicopter Tour or exploring Grand Canyon Village, short walk on Bright Angel Trail. If time allows, tour the West Side of Grand Canyon and walk from Hopi Point to Grand Canyon Village. Activities: Helicopter or Horseback Riding of Grand Canyon Hike: 8 miles Hotel: Hoover Dam Lodge Total Drive time: 1.5 hrs / 30 miles Included: Breakfast and Picnic Lunch
Day 7: Route 66 and back to Las Vegas
You have the option for a Helicopter early morning tour. For tours with families, we stop and tour Berzonnia near Williams, AZ Route 66. Otherwise, we stop at the famous Route 66 Seligman, AZ for a sightseeing and coffee break. Tour Over Friday 6 pm! Hotel: Either Fly home evening or Hotel in Vegas, or we book Palace Station or El Cortez? Activities: For families, Bearzonnia in Williams Safari Zoo Hike: Sightseeing walking 1 mile Hotel: Tour over guests book own accommodations Total Drive time: 5.5 hrs / 320 miles Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Tour Pricing

Student
Age 11-25 with student ID
$1790/person
  • 8 days of travel encompassing approximately 1200 miles in total
  • 7 nights hotel accommodations with breakfast/vouchers
  • 7 picnic lunches
  • 1 group dinner
  • All National Park Fees
  • North and South Rims Grand Canyon
  • Antelope Canyon Tour
  • Horseshoe Bend
  • Colorado River Tour (Kayak or Raft)
  • Monument Valley Jeep Tour
  • Unlimited water, snacks, photos and excellent adventures!
Adult
18+
$2190/person
  • 8 days of travel encompassing approximately 1200 miles in total
  • 7 nights hotel accommodations with breakfast/vouchers
  • 7 picnic lunches
  • 1 group dinner
  • All National Park Fees
  • North and South Rims Grand Canyon
  • Antelope Canyon Tour
  • Horseshoe Bend
  • Colorado River Tour (Kayak or Raft)
  • Monument Valley Jeep Tour
  • Unlimited water, snacks, photos and excellent adventures!
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