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Glaze over the Grand Canyon’s rim, gently float on the Colorado River, stay waterfront on Lake Powell, Sightsee, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Parks. Take a four wheel drive through Monument Valley, and overnight in glamorous Las Vegas. Discover why Bryce Canyon, Zion and Grand Canyon, draws millions of people from around the world!


Day 1 – Home to St George

We’ll fly into Las Vegas today and then head north into Canyon Country. Our overnight is in St. George, Utah. We will check into our hotel and then enjoy a great dinner together looking ahead to the awesome journey ahead of us.

Included Meals: Dinner

Hotel: Hampton Inn


Day 2 – St George – Bryce Canyon

Motor through spectacular Zion National Park. In sheer magnitude and color, Zion is very likely one of the most awe-inspiring National Parks in the world. We’ll enjoy a Tram ride through the Park and spend time looking up at the magnificent rock formations. A bit of time for a walk down one of the many trails will increase your experience. Lunch will be enjoyed together at the Park restaurant before we continue our spectacular journey towards Bryce National Park. We’ll arrive at the entrance of Bryce National Park and spend the next two nights at the Historic Ruby’s Inn.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Ruby’s Inn


Day 3 – Bryce Canyon

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before we embark on a full day of touring spectacular Bryce Canyon National Park. Experience thousands of delicately carved spires as they rise in brilliant color from the amphitheaters of Bryce Canyon. Millions of years of wind, water and geologic mayhem have shaped and etched the pink cliffs at Bryce, which isn’t actually a canyon but the eastern slope of the Paunsaguant Plateau. Motor along the rim road, where magnificent spires known as “hoodoos” show colors of pink, orange, and red. See wildlife including elk, coyotes, marmots, and prairie dogs. Bryce Canyon is famous for its hiking trails, offering a closer look at bird species and colorful wildflowers. Return to the inn for a restful evening.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 4 – Bryce Canyon to Moab

Today we’ll make our way to Moab, UT. Moab is just outside of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Our drive will take us through Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument through Capital Reef National Park on the Capital Reef Scenic Byway, passing over boulder Mountain in the Dixie National Forest. We’ll travel over the Devil’s Backbone, one of the most spectacular roads in America as we are awed by the scenery around us. Enjoy dinner at the Red Cliff’s Lodge on the banks of the Colorado River.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Canyonlands Inn


Day 5 – Arches & Canyonlands NP

Today we tour Arches National Park which contains the world’s largest concentration of natural stone arches. This National Park is a red, arid desert, punctuated with oddly eroded sandstone forms such as fins, pinnacles, spires, balanced rocks, and arches truly “miracles of nature.” Canyonlands National Park includes a huge area of rugged land west and south of Moab, Utah. It consists of canyons and plateaus carved by two mighty rivers – the Colorado and the Green. Later we’ll return to our hotel for a restful evening.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 6 – Moab to Lake Powell

Travel to Monument Valley for a tour of the magnificent monuments that rise out of the ground on this Navajo Reservation. Enjoy a four-wheel drive tour of Monument Valley with the help of a knowledgeable Navajo guide. We’ll discover the area’s uniquely-shaped monoliths, buttes, and mesas of red sandstone. Lunch will be a special Navajo Cookout and we’ll keep our eyes open for wild horses running across the valley. Take a good look around you may see the cowboys of the old western movies riding across the desert. Later today we travel to Lake Powell where we will spend the next two nights on the banks of this spectacular Lake formed by the daming of the Colorado River.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 7- Lake Powell

Visit Glen Canyon Dam where your tour will take you down into the dam and see the generators that supply power to much of the area. Later climb aboard rafts for an afternoon float trip down the Colorado River through the awesome Glen Canyon with sandstone canyons that rise a half mile above us. A day you will long remember.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 8 – Grand Canyon

Enjoy a morning breakfast cruise on the Canyon King as we cruise through the canyons of Lake Powell. Travel to the magnificent Grand Canyon for a jawdropping experience. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is more than one mile deep and many miles wide, it is one of nature’s most spectacular examples of erosion. The first glimpse of the Grand Canyon is always breathtaking with its stunning color and vastness. We’ll explore the canyon rim with photo stops along the way. Later we’ll enjoy dinner, and look for the sunset over the canyon.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 9 Grand Canyon to Las Vegas

An early rise will be rewarded by an impressive canyon sunrise! Today our travels will take us over the new Hoover Dam bridge where we will have a fantastic view of this magnificent Dam and the river far below. Then into Las Vegas where we will enjoy a free evening and spend the night.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel: Monte Carlo


Day 10 Las Vegas to Home

Spend the morning at leisure in Las Vegas. We will fly home in the afternoon with fresh memories of a wonderful tour through the Canyonlands.

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $2,779
Single: $3,399
Triple: $2,649
Quad: $2,499

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $200
Single: $235

Travel Bucks

$40 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$100 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 45 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed

No

Price Includes

Rt Airfare including taxes, fuel surcharges, & baggage fees! 18 Meals, Hotels & Activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 74°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
49°
Canyonlands
Flyaway Departure Date:
08/29/2012
Flyaway Return Date:
09/07/2012

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Tour Highlights

Grand Canyon Sights
Arches National Park &
Canyonlands National Park
The Patriarchs of Zion National Park
Grand Canyon Tour and Sights
Lake Powell Scenic Dinner Cruise
Peaceful Float Trip on Colorado River
Glen Canyon Dam Tour
Monument Valley Four-Wheel Tour
Navajo Cookout at Monument Valley
Hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
49°
Canyonlands
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 74°
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