Hike in the natural splendour of Zion and Bryce national parks, learn horseback-riding at a cowboy ranch, visit Canyonlands National Park for sunset, marvel at the sight of the Grand Canyon.
Never mind the minivans and cheesy tourist attractions – our 12-day trip across the western United States puts a whole new spin on ol’ America the Beautiful. Your family will breathe free in famous national parks (Zion & Bryce among them), stand in wonder at the Grand Canyon, and bunk at a cowboy camp. With a great mix of culture and activities, this is an ideal trip for families looking to see the USA in a new light.
- Entrance fees to all national and state parks with hiking and walking excursions. Half-day rafting trip down the Colorado River. Sunset dinner at Dead Horse Point State Park. Picnic lunches. Sunrise in Bryce Canyon.
- 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners. (Allow USD100-125 for meals not included.)
- Standard hotel (2nts), camping (7nts), basic cabins (2nts, shared facilities).
- Air-conditioned private touring van.
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
- Small group experience; Max 13, Avg 10.
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This trip is designed for parents and children to enjoy together. You will be travelling as part of a group of families with other children. The itinerary has been designed with the needs of the whole family in mind. We have given this trip a minimum age for this trip to allow you to be sure that you have the right trip for you and your family. Minimum age of 8 years for this trip. Please see the activities for any specific minimum age requirements.
Day 1 Las Vegas
Arrive at any time.
Days 2-3 Grand Canyon (1B, 1L, 2D)
This morning head for one of the USA's most famous attractions, the Grand Canyon. After driving there through beautiful scenery, take time to enjoy the view of the Canyon at sunset. On Day 3, take a hike into the Grand Canyon, or take an optional helicopter flight over the canyon.
Day 4 Monument Valley (1B, 1L, 1D)
After a free morning, continue across country today, head for Monument Valley. Switching to jeep, an off-road journey twists and turns its way through this rugged landscape. Then, learn some Native American arts & crafts out in the wilderness.
Days 5-6 Moab (2B, 2L, 1D)
Morning drive to Moab, stopping for lunch at camp before a chance to catch sunset at Dead Horse Point. The next day hike in Arches National Park before a free afternoon for optional activities.
Days 7-8 Antimony (2B, 2L, 2D)
Take a morning drive to the ranch that is home for the next two nights. Learn the ways of the cowboy, learning roping, archery, and western dancing. Take a lesson in horseback riding or just relax around the campfire.
Day 9 Bryce Canyon National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Drive to Bryce Canyon, before hiking the trails and routes through the sandstone hoodoos in the national park. Stay in traditional teepees for the night.
Day 10 Zion National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Drive to Zion National Park this morning. After lunch, hike the trails around the park. Explore Zion National Park further, before a free afternoon to try some of the exciting optional activities here.
Day 11 Las Vegas (1B)
After a free morning in Zion National Park, return to Las Vegas, where the rest of the day is free.
Day 12 Las Vegas
Depart at any time.
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