Exploring America's Great Parks

Offer

New for 2019

Price per person
from £3,768

Price based on
London Heathrow
14th May 2019 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 16 days

  • Western USA

  • On the go pace

  • Globus escorted tours

GLOBUS

Our first-class range of tours include more of everything you love, weaving in VIP access to the must-see sights and authentic experiences so you come away from your holiday having truly lived each place you visit.

Mother Nature has produced some remarkable scenery, and on this National Parks tour, you’ll have the opportunity to experience some of nature’s finest. This tour focuses on some of the West’s great national and state parks, including Grand Canyon National Park, Arches National Park, Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Zion National Park. From spectacular rock formations and deep canyons to sparking waterfalls, geysers, and lakes, you’ll see a wide variety of breathtaking natural wonders.

In addition to the scenery offered throughout this National Parks tour, trip highlights include a 2-night stay at the Historic State Game Lodge in Custer State Park, which served as the “Summer White House” for President Calvin Coolidge; a visit to Crazy Horse Memorial; a 2-night stay inside Yellowstone National Park; an overnight stay near the rim of the Grand Canyon, offering a rare opportunity for great views; an opportunity for star gazing in Bryce Canyon National Park, one of the best places to see stars due to its remote location and lack of pollution; a visit to Devil's Tower National Monument, an amazing geologic feature protruding out of the prairie and considered sacred to the local tribes; and more.

Globus has also included some wonderful special experiences. Enjoy a 4-wheel-drive tour of Monument Valley with a knowledgeable Navajo guide and a Navajo cookout. Partake in a lunch and wine tasting in Colorado’s wine country and enjoy a buffalo safari in Custer State Park.

On this tour exploring America’s great parks, sit back, relax, and let Globus handle all the details and driving, so your only concern is taking in the majesty of the scenery and having fun.

At a glance

  • Las Vegas Farewell dinner
  • Grand Canyon National Park Sightseeing
  • Monument Valley Navajo cookout;  4-wheel-drive tour
  • Moab Visit Arches National Park
  • Grand Junction Lunch & wine tasting
  • Custer State Park Excursion to Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial; buffalo safari & cookout
  • Deadwood Sightseeing
  • Devils Tower National Monument Sightseeing
  • Cody Visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West
  • Yellowstone National Park Sightseeing
  • Grand Teton National Park Sightseeing
  • Salt Lake City Orientation tour
  • Bryce Canyon National Park Sightseeing
  • Zion National Park Sightseeing

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

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Overview

Mother Nature has produced some remarkable scenery, and on this National Parks tour, you’ll have the opportunity to experience some of nature’s finest. This tour focuses on some of the West’s great national and state parks, including Grand Canyon National Park, Arches National Park, Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Zion National Park. From spectacular rock formations and deep canyons to sparking waterfalls, geysers, and lakes, you’ll see a wide variety of breathtaking natural wonders.

In addition to the scenery offered throughout this National Parks tour, trip highlights include a 2-night stay at the Historic State Game Lodge in Custer State Park, which served as the “Summer White House” for President Calvin Coolidge; a visit to Crazy Horse Memorial; a 2-night stay inside Yellowstone National Park; an overnight stay near the rim of the Grand Canyon, offering a rare opportunity for great views; an opportunity for star gazing in Bryce Canyon National Park, one of the best places to see stars due to its remote location and lack of pollution; a visit to Devil's Tower National Monument, an amazing geologic feature protruding out of the prairie and considered sacred to the local tribes; and more.

Globus has also included some wonderful special experiences. Enjoy a 4-wheel-drive tour of Monument Valley with a knowledgeable Navajo guide and a Navajo cookout. Partake in a lunch and wine tasting in Colorado’s wine country and enjoy a buffalo safari in Custer State Park.

On this tour exploring America’s great parks, sit back, relax, and let Globus handle all the details and driving, so your only concern is taking in the majesty of the scenery and having fun.

Total meals included:

  • 14 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 6 dinners

UK - Las Vegas

Day
1

Fly to Las Vegas where on arrival you will transfer to your hotel.

Welcome to the “Entertainment Capital of the World!” At 6 pm, meet your fellow travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming national park adventure.

Las Vegas - Grand Canyon National Park

Day
2

Depart the glittering lights and glamour of Las Vegas for one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK. Carved through the rocks of the Colorado Plateau over millions of years, the canyon is more than a mile deep and 10 miles wide, revealing billions of years of geological history. Tonight, savour a sunset in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel is located inside Grand Canyon National Park, a rare opportunity for great views and a significant extra when travelling with Globus.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Grand Canyon National Park - Monument Valley

Day
3

This morning, you may want to join an exciting helicopter flight over the canyon or enjoy a hike on one of the many trails. We then travel north through Arizona and into the Navajo Nation. Tonight will be spent at historic Goulding’s Lodge, where you will be treated to a NAVAJO COOKOUT and learn about the local Dineh (people) who call this land home.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Monument Valley - Moab

Day
4

Start this morning with a 4-WHEEL-DRIVE tour of Monument Valley. Your local Navajo guide will show you some of the valley’s most incredible scenery and share their local legends and lore. We then head north for Moab, the “Mountain Biking Capital of the World.” 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Moab - Arches National Park - Grand Junction - Denver

Day
5

This morning, explore the incredible landscape of ARCHES NATIONAL PARK. The park contains more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches and formations, including Balanced Rock, Park Avenue, and Delicate Arch. Stop in Colorado’s wine country, where you’ll enjoy lunch and a WINE TASTING. We then journey east across the Rocky Mountains to the “Mile High City” of Denver. This evening, why not stroll the city’s pedestrian 16th Street Mall and take advantage of the shopping, dining, and entertainment? 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Denver - Custer State Park

Day
6

Today, travel across the windswept landscape of Wyoming and into the Black Hills of South Dakota. Spend the next two nights in beautiful CUSTER STATE PARK. Formed in 1897, the park is the second-largest state park in America. Its 73,000 breathtaking acres are home to a variety of wildlife, including bison, pronghorn antelope, mountain goats, whitetail deer, bighorn sheep, mountain lions, wild burros, and elk.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Stay at the historic State Game Lodge, which served as the “Summer White House” for President Calvin Coolidge. Relax with a cool drink on the front porch and let Mother Nature entertain you.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Custer State Park. Excursion to Mount Rushmore & Crazy Horse Memorial

Day
7

 This morning, visit MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, which stands as a shrine of democracy. The epic sculpture depicts the faces of four exalted American presidents who symbolise this nation’s rich history, rugged determination, and lasting achievement. Then, visit the CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL, built in honour of the fearless Sioux Indian chief, whose fame is derived from the Battle of Little Bighorn. Learn about the sculpture, his family, and the future of the project. Later, return to Custer State Park and be a part of an exciting BUFFALO SAFARI. Have your cameras ready for great photo opportunities. Then, enjoy an old-fashioned CHUCKWAGON COOKOUT, complete with Western entertainment.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Custer State Park - Deadwood - Devils Tower National Monument - Sheridan

Day
8

Start today by exploring the Wild West town of DEADWOOD. Take a journey through time as you travel down cobblestone streets and hear stories of all the legendary characters that contributed to the town’s history, such as Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, and Potato Creek Johnny. Next stop is DEVILS TOWER NATIONAL MONUMENT, established as America’s first national monument by Teddy Roosevelt in 1906. The spectacular rock formation and the surrounding countryside are home to a myriad of plant and animal life, and Native Americans consider the area a place for renewal.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Sheridan - Cody - Yellowstone National Park

Day
9

This morning, we stop in Buffalo Bill’s Western town of Cody. Visit the BUFFALO BILL CENTER OF THE WEST, which celebrates the spirit of the American West by sharing stories of the Western experience. Learn about natural history, Native culture, art, firearms, and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. We then travel to YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, established in 1872 as the world’s first national park.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Enjoy two nights inside Yellowstone National Park. Each lodge has its own unique setting and atmosphere. Lodges featured are the Old Faithful Inn, Lake Yellowstone Hotel, Grant Village, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, and Canyon Lodge. Specific lodges will be confirmed in your documents.

NOTE: The routing and areas visited within Yellowstone are subject to favorable weather and/or road conditions. When conditions are unfavourable, the routing may be adjusted accordingly.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Yellowstone National Park

Day
10

Spend the day exploring all the wonders of Yellowstone. See world-famous Old Faithful Geyser, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, and Fountain Paint Pot. Be on the lookout for some of the park’s wildlife that can include moose, bison, elk, deer, bighorn sheep, wolves, bear, fox, coyote, and beaver.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton NAtional Park - Jackson

Day
11

Journey south today and visit GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK. The park’s world-renowned scenery attracts more than 4 million visitors per year. See beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake and stroll along the shore before continuing to Jackson. This evening, why not visit the Antler Arches, enjoy a drink at one of the swinging-door saloons, or shop for the perfect cowboy hat?

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Jackson - Salt Lake City

Day
12

Continue your journey south today through Wyoming and into Utah. Arrive in Salt Lake City, founded by Mormon pioneer Brigham Young in 1847. More recently, the city played host to the 2002 Olympics and now offers a vibrant downtown with a variety of stores, attractions, and restaurants. Enjoy an orientation tour before arriving at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Salt Lake City - Bryce Canyon National Park

Day
13

Today’s highlight is a visit to unique BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK. Here, you’ll discover a breathtaking landscape full of pinnacles of stone and colours that defy the imagination. This evening, why not do some stargazing? Bryce is one of the best places to view stars because of its remote location and lack of pollution. On some nights, more than 7,500 stars are visible

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Bryce Canyon National Park - Zion National Park - Las Vegas

Day
14

This morning, visit ZION NATIONAL PARK with its dramatic landscape of canyons and soaring cliffs. Enjoy free time to hike taking in views of fantastic rock structures, the Virgin River, and unbelievable scenic beauty. We then return to Las Vegas and overnight in the heart of the famous Las Vegas “Strip.” This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Las Vegas

Day
15

Your tour ends this morning with guests departing on independent schedules.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
16

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Las Vega - Treasure Island

The warmly furnished rooms gives a welcoming feeling as you walk in as the hotel has floor-to-ceiling windows making the hotel bright and elegent. The hotel aslo offers free Wi-Fi, flat-screens helping you relax when you get back to your hotel 

  • Location

    3300 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Room Service
    • Hot Tub
    • Spa

Grand Canyon - Grand Canyon National Park Lodges

Long considered one of the natural wonders of the world, visitors flock to see this unique combination of geological color and erosional forms. This accommodation is located in the Grand Cayon so its great for walking and is in a prime location. When you come back from your day of exploring you can come back and don't even have to leave your room becuase this hotel offers room service. 

  • Location

    88 Village Loop Drive, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, USA

  • Facilities

    • In Room Dining

Monument Valley - Goulding's Lodge

Laid-back and relaxing rooms also offer rooms with flat-screen TVs and minifridges most have sofas and balconies.

  • Location

    1000 Goulding's Trading Post Rd, Oljato-Monument Valley, UT 84536, United States

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Free WiFi
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool

Moab - Archway Inn

Located on the edge of town between the picturesque red rock and the buttes of the Colorado River. 2 miles from Arches National Park and 30 minutes from Dead Horse Point and Canyonlands National Park.

  • Location

    1551 North Highway 191 Moab UT 84532 United States of America

  • Facilities

    • 24hr Front Desk
    • ATM
    • 24hr Gym
    • Heated Swimming pool & Hot Tub

Denver - Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown

These beautifully finished rooms look over the Rocky Mountains you can see this from your comfortable custom-made bed. This hotel provides free WIFI for their guests and the opportunity to use there premium cable channel.

  • Location

    1400 Welton St, Denver, CO 80202, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Free WiFi
    • Indoor Pool
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre

Custer - Custer State Game Lodge

This magnificent traditional lodge offers many rooms with antiques that are from Custer to give it that traditional feel. This hotel is very traditional as it has an outdoor fire pit and picnic tables which is where you can get closer to nature.

  • Location

    3389 US-16 Scenic, Custer, SD 57730, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar

Sheridan - Best Western Sheridan Centre

Modern and elegant rooms offer flat-screen TVs with hundrads of channels so there will also be something on the TV that you can watch. You can also stay intouch with home by using our free WiFi,

  • Location

    612 N Main St, Sheridan, WY 82801, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Hot Tub

With nine lodging facilities offering over 2,000 rooms, accommodations in Yellowstone National Park are plentiful for those wishing to experience the national park it its glory.

  • Location

    Yellowstone National Park Wyoming 82190

  • Facilities

    • Facilities may vary depending on accommodation.

Jackson - Rustic Inn Creekside Resort & Spa

Traditioanl Cosy rooms and cabins also offer a more modern approach as they feature flat-screen TVs, DVD players, free Wi-Fi, coffeemakers and minifridges. you don't even have to leave your room because this hotel offer 24 hr room service. 

  • Location

    475 N Cache St, Jackson, WY 83001, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Free Wifi
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Room Service
    • Spa

Set in the downtown business and entertainment district, Sheraton Salt Lake City offers easy access to local attractions, including Temple Square, Salt Palace Convention Center and City Creek Mall

  • Location

    150 W 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2321

  • Facilities

    • Free Wifi
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre
    • Air Conditioning

Bryce Canyon National Park – Best Western Pus Byce Canyon Grand

The warm and welcoming rooms offer free WIFI and screen TV's to help you relax after you busy activities at the end of the day. You will also be able to bring some home comforts with you as they have a minifridge and a microwave.

  • Location

    30 N 100 E, Bryce Canyon, UT 84764, United States

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Hot Tub
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre

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