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 “This was the most beautiful scenery and well-planned tour. Each day brought different, magnificent sights and we felt pampered and well taken care of from day one to our taxi ride home!” 

Maureen – Princeton, MN – 2023 Canyonlands Traveler 



Day 1 – Home to St George, UT 

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 forward to the awesome journey ahead of us. 

Included Meals: Dinner 

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn 


Day 2 – St George to Bryce Canyon, UT 

Motor toward 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 broaden your experience. Lunch will be enjoyed together at the Lodge restaurant before we continue our spectacular journey towards Bryce Canyon National Park. We’ll arrive at the Historic Ruby’s Inn, which is just outside the entrance of the park and spend the next two nights. Tonight we’ll thoroughly enjoy dinner and a show! 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Hotel: Ruby’s Inn (2 Nights) 


Day 3 – Bryce Canyon 

Enjoy breakfast at the Inn before we embark on a 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 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. We may see wildlife, including pronghorn, 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 


Day 4 – Bryce Canyon to Moab, UT 

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 via Scenic Byway 12, an All American Road. Traveling over the Hogback, we continue our drive toward Boulder Mountain in the Dixie National Forest and on towards Capitol Reef National Park. This is one of the most spectacular roads in America as we are awed by the scenery around us. Enjoy dinner at the Red Cliffs Lodge on the banks of the Colorado River. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Hotel: Red Cliffs Lodge (2 Nights) 


Day 5 – Arches & Canyonlands National Park, UT 

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 the Lodge for dinner and a restful evening. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Box Lunch, Dinner 


Day 6 – Moab to Lake Powell, AZ 

Our first stop today will be at the Navajo Nation Visitor Center at Monument Valley. Here we will have a spectacular view of some of the iconic rock formations in the valley. We’ll see uniquely shaped monoliths, buttes, and mesas of red sandstone from this great vantage point. Can you picture those cowboys on horseback riding across the screen in a John Wayne western? Enjoy a Navajo taco lunch and then we’ll have time to visit the Trading Post before we continue on towards Lake Powell. Next we’ll stop at Glen Canyon Dam and see how power is supplied to much of the area. We’ll then check into the Lake Powell Resort for a two night stay and enjoy a special dinner this evening in the Rainbow Room! 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Hotel: Lake Powell Resort (2 Nights) 


Day 7 – Lake Powell 

After enjoying breakfast at the resort, our first adventure will be a walking tour of Antelope Canyon. Get an upclose opportunity to view the narrow, colorful, and sculpted geology as you walk through the sandstone walls of this slot canyon. Later climb aboard rafts for an afternoon float trip down the Colorado River through the awesome Glen Canyon with sandstone cliffs that rise a half mile above us. This is a day you will long remember. 

Included Meals: Breakfast 


Day 8 – Grand Canyon, AZ 

Enjoy a morning breakfast cruise on Lake Powell – a beautiful way to begin our day. Then we’ll travel to the magnificent Grand Canyon and meet our guide who will give us a unique tour of the jawdropping Grand Canyon from a biblical creation perspective. 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 motor along the canyon rim taking time for photo stops. Later we’ll enjoy dinner, and look for the sunset over the canyon. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Hotel: Yavapai Lodge 


Day 9 – Grand Canyon to Las Vegas, NV 

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. We’ll make a stop for lunch before continuing into Las Vegas where we will enjoy a free evening and spend the night. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn 


Day 10 – Las Vegas to Home 

Today we will fly home with fresh memories of a wonderful tour through the Canyonlands. 

Included Meals: Breakfast 

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $4,499
Single: $5,569
Triple: $4,219
Quad: $4,029

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $305
Single: $445

Travel Bucks

$55 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$200 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 60 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed


Tour Pace

Moderte to Extensive Walking (*Altitude Changes!)

Price Includes

RT Airfare including taxes, fuel surcharges, & baggage fees! 20 Meals, Hotels & Activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach

The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 74°
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Minneapolis, Mn
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Tour Highlights

Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park
The Patriarchs of Zion National Park
Grand Canyon Guided Tour and Sights from a Biblical Creation Perspective
Lake Powell Scenic Breakfast Cruise
Peaceful Float Trip on Colorado River
Monument Valley Views
Antelope Canyon Tour
Hoodoos in Bryce Canyon Nat’l Park

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