Cosmos Arrow 2018: North America Vacations Arrow 2018: National Parks & Canyon Country with Denver Start (8600)
2018: National Parks & Canyon Country with Denver Start (8600)
14 days from Denver to Las Vegas
Marvel at premier natural wonders on this multi-state vacation that focuses on some of the West's most scenic national parks. This National Parks tour starts in Denver and ends in Las Vegas. In between, you'll visit Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, and Grand Canyon National Park. From spectacular rock formations and deep canyons to sparkling waterfalls, geysers, and lakes, you'll see a wide variety of breathtaking natural treasures.

In South Dakota, visit Crazy Horse Memorial, built to honor the famous Sioux Indian leader; incomparable Mount Rushmore; and Deadwood, once a lawless gold-mining town. In Wyoming, stay two nights inside Yellowstone National Park and see magnificent views of Yellowstone Canyon, Lower Falls, and world-famous Old Faithful Geyser. Yellowstone has the largest concentration of mammals in the lower 48 states, so have your camera ready for wildlife such as bison, elk, and pronghorn. Journey into breathtaking Grand Teton National Park-home to 13,770-foot-high ridges-for a delightful stroll along glacier-fed Jenny Lake.

More stunning scenery awaits you in Utah, where you'll visit Bryce Canyon National Park. You'll be amazed at the bright red, yellow, and pink pillars called "hoodoos." Zion National Park is home to canyons sculpted over millions of years and soaring cliffs resembling temples and cathedrals. In Arizona, enjoy Lake Powell and overnight in Grand Canyon National Park, giving you an amazing opportunity to see breathtaking views and to take an evening stroll to marvel at the dramatic sunset. If you miss the sunset, sunrise is also spectacular!

This value-minded, National Parks tour offers all of this and much more-including time in the Wild West town of Jackson, Wyoming. Just wait until you see the awe-inspiring scenery!

HOTELS
DENVER Holiday Inn Denver - Cherry Creek (F)
KEYSTONE Mt. Rushmore White House Resort (T)
DEADWOOD Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort (MF)
CODY Buffalo Bill Village (ST)
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Yellowstone National Park Lodges (NP) or West Yellowstone (BA)
JACKSON Mountain Modern Hotel (ST)
ALPINE Flying Saddle Resort (MF)
SALT LAKE CITY Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites Downtown (MF)
BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK Best Western Ruby's Inn (ST)
PAGE Quality Inn Lake Powell (ST)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK Yavapai Lodge West (ST)
LAS VEGAS SLS Las Vegas Hotel and Casino (MD)
Call (800) 533-5343 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13597471
Tour OperatorCosmos
OfferOffer valid through 12/31/2017
Duration
14 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1DenverWelcome to Denver, the 'Mile High City,' capital of Colorado and gateway to the Rocky Mountains.
Day 2KeystoneMeet your Tour Director this morning and head north to Wyoming; then continue into the Black Hills.
Day 3DeadwoodSee Crazy Horse Memorial, a monument carved out of a mountain that pays respect to the great Native American hero, Chief Crazy Horse. Drive deep into the Black Hills, through what was Sioux Indian territory, to see the stunning granite faces of MOUNT RUSHMORE, a giant monument to four great American presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Afterward, visit TATANKA: The Story of the Bison, and experience the richness of the Lakota people. On to Deadwood, a lawless frontier town during the 1876 Gold Rush, where Jack McCall murdered Wild Bill Hickok during a poker game. Overnight here, and discover Deadwood's Wild West ways as you walk in the footsteps of legends like Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock.
Day 4CodyThis morning, head through high country, where open-range cattle kings made war on the homesteaders in the 1890s. Drive past Sheridan in the Bighorn Mountains, site of battles between the U.S. Cavalry and the Sioux, Cheyenne, and Crow Indians. Overnight in Buffalo Bill's frontier town of Cody. (CB)
Day 5Yellowstone National ParkProceed through Shoshone National Forest to YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. Travel along Grand Loop Road to Artist Point for views of the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Overnight in Yellowstone National Park.

NOTES:
Accommodations used by Cosmos in Yellowstone National Park are typically open from late May through late September. Departures before or after these opening dates will stay in West Yellowstone.

Routing and areas visited in Yellowstone National Park are always subject to favorable weather, gate access, and road conditions; therefore, routings may be adjusted.
Day 6Yellowstone National ParkToday, explore more of America's first national park by returning to visit the geyser basins with bubbling mud paint pots and the reliable 'blow' of Old Faithful. In addition to superb mountain scenery, the park is one of the world's principal wildlife preserves and a photographer's paradise.
Day 7JacksonHead south into magnificent GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, one of America's last preserves of wild solitude. Its 13,770-foot-high ridges are crested with snow most of the year. Stroll along the shores of beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake before ending the day in the Wild West town of Jackson with its wooden sidewalks and swing-door saloons. This evening, join an optional barbecue cookout and Wild West show or independently stroll along the old-time boardwalks and have supper at a swing-door saloon.
Day 8ALPINEThe day is free in Jackson to explore the shops and museums of historic downtown. Maybe join a scenic trip down the Snake River? Enjoy an 8-mile float trip that begins at Pritchard Creek and passes nesting areas of bald eagles and ospreys. Overnight in Alpine located on the banks of the Snake River.
Day 9Salt Lake CityToday, travel to Salt Lake City, Utah's vibrant capital. Set on the edge of Great Salt Lake Desert, this center of the Mormon religion is where Brigham Young declared to his followers, 'This is the place.' An included sightseeing tour offers a glimpse of Temple Square, the Capitol Building, and the beautiful downtown area.
Day 10Bryce Canyon National ParkJourney through sagebrush landscape to BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK with its 20 miles of sandstone cliffs and ever-changing colors. See some of Earth's most brilliant shades of rock, sculpted by nature into pillars called 'hoodoos.' (B)
Day 11PageFirst stop today is ZION NATIONAL PARK with its landscape carved over millions of years by rushing streams. Steep canyons, stone towers, and verdant vegetation form the scenery of Zion. Then, head east into Page on the shores of Lake Powell, originally built to house workers during the construction of the massive Glen Canyon Dam, which holds back the waters of 186-mile-long Lake Powell.
Day 12Grand Canyon National ParkEnjoy an optional flight over scenic Monument Valley. Then, cross the Painted Desert and head through Kaibab National Forest before arriving at GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK in the early afternoon. Marvel at one of the Natural Wonders of the World as you experience amazing views. You'll have plenty of time to do some viewing before dusk, as your accommodation is inside the national park. (CB)
Day 13Las VegasFor a once-in-a-lifetime thrill, take an optional helicopter flightseeing trip over the Grand Canyon, with incomparable views of flame-colored walls plunging 7,000 feet into the Colorado River. Leaving the high country of Arizona, we pass through Williams on famous Route 66, and then the old Mojave gold-strike country, which still has traces of century-old ghost towns. Arrive in Las Vegas-a neon desert oasis packed with spectacular hotels and casinos.
Day 14Las VegasThe trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport are included.
Dates/Pricing
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DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
May 11, 2018Land Only Price$2,119.00 (USD)Quote
May 18, 2018Land Only Price$2,129.00 (USD)Quote
May 24, 2018Land Only Price$2,179.00 (USD)Quote
June 01, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
June 07, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
June 14, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
June 21, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
June 22, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
July 06, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
July 12, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
July 19, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
July 20, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
August 23, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
August 24, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
September 06, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
September 07, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
September 13, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
September 14, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
September 20, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
September 21, 2018Land Only Price$2,439.00 (USD)Quote
September 27, 2018Land Only Price$2,219.00 (USD)Quote
September 28, 2018Land Only Price$2,219.00 (USD)Quote
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Triple Room Reduction per person:
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    2018: National Parks & Canyon Country with Denver Start (8600)
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    Marvel at premier natural wonders on this multi-state vacation that focuses on some of the West's most scenic national parks. This National Parks tour starts in Denver and ends in Las Vegas.
     
     

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