7 Day 6 Night Itinerary


Dreamscapes of the American Southwest

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A feast for the senses, the dramatic landscapes and endless sky are the backdrop for this desert adventure, sure to create lasting memories and photographs to envy. From the steadfast structures of Salt Lake City to the glitz and glam of Las Vegas, we’ll journey through a painted fairytale of fiery deserts, incredible vistas and unique naturally formed wonderlands of nature. Featuring Moab, Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks, this experience is something you’ll never forget.

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Day 1:
Salt Lake City
Premium Lodging:  The Radisson: Salt Lake City, UT

Arrive and check-in at the fabulous Radisson in downtown Salt Lake City.  At 4:00 p.m. the Limo Liner will pick up guests to do a short driving tour of the amazing buildings and structures that make Salt Lake City so unique.  A stop at the State Capitol building will allow us to see the detail and care that went into this granite and marble building. Next is a chance to explore the grand Temple Square and the history of the Mormon people. We dine in Salt Lake City before returning to the hotel in the heart of downtown for an evening of rest.

Day 2:
Moab and Sunset Hummer Safari
Premium Lodging:  The Sorrell River Resort and Spa: Moab, UT

The Limo Liner departs for our first immersion into the National Parks.  A scenic drive will take us into Moab and onto the Sorrell River Ranch and Resort and Spa, set amongst the most spectacular scenery near southern Utah’s famous arches and red rock mountains. The resort elevates the standard of luxury lodging in Moab, offering 160 acres of wide open ranch land tucked away along the Colorado River.  We visit Moab for some shopping and exploration before we embark on an exciting Hummer Safari just before sunset.  Within minutes we’ll be scaling Moab’s famous redrock fins on our way to an area known as “Hell’s Revenge”. We’ll weave in and out of rock canyons as our Hummer climbs steep sandstone hills while the guides explain the geology and history of the Canyonlands area. Midway, we climb to the summit of a captivating overlook where we’ll relax and savor tasty hors d’oeuvres while the desert sun paints the evening sky. Then, we’re back aboard the Hummer as we return home under a blanket of innumerable stars.

Day 3:
Canyonlands and Jet Boat Ride on the Colorado River
Premium Lodging:  Sorrell River Resort: Moab, UT

Today we  start early with a trip into Canyonlands National Park to catch the inspiring sunrise from the scenic Green River Overlook or Mesa Arch. We will return to Sorrel River Ranch for an early afternoon of rest and relaxation along the banks of the Colorado River. In the afternoon, we board a jet-boat for a dazzling sunset tour on the Colorado River before ending our day back in Moab with a unique, open-air Dutch oven dinner on the dock patios.

Day 4:
Rafting in Glen Canyon and Kanab
Premium Lodging:  The Lodge at Bryce Canyon: Bryce Canyon, UT

We depart early for Bryce Canyon and take a float trip on the Colorado River through Glen Canyon.  As we glide past colorful walls of Navajo sandstone, our experienced river adventure guide will provide a wealth of knowledge about the canyon.
Utah’s iconic landscapes have served as ideal locations for movies and TV westerns over the years. We’ll view these iconic areas on an afternoon drive to Bryce Canyon National Park, a wondrous land of pines, pinnacles and oddly sculpted formations known as hoodoos, resembling the towers of fairy-tale castles. Magnificent spires tinted with shades of pink, orange and red, put on a captivating show as the light changes throughout the day. Keep an eye open for the park’s abundant wildlife, including elk, coyotes, marmots, and prairie dogs, as we explore the park from your sought-after accommodations at The Lodge at Bryce Canyon. Listed on the National Historic Register, he Lodge is nestled in a forest of towering ponderosa pines in the heart of the park.

Day 5:
Bryce Canyon Trail Ride and Zion National Park
Premium Lodging: Zion Lodge: Springdale, UT

Today we take in the sunrise to appreciate the hoodoos, spires, pinnacles and other geological formations of Bryce Canyon in an atmosphere that is unmatched as the sun rises.  If the weather cooperates, an optional adventure is a cowboy escorted trail ride on either a horse or mule, to explore the hidden gems of Bryce Canyon.  After lunch, we continue to Zion National Park where we will enjoy a private tram tour of the park highlights of colorful sandstone canyons and 3,000-foot-high palisades towering above the lush greenery of the canyon floor. The park’s shuttle system and network of hiking trails afford access to its key geologic features. Observe thriving vegetation that includes cottonwood trees and dry desert plants and wildlife ranging from mule deer to hundreds of bird species. Tonight is yours to relax at the historic Zion Lodge.

Day 6:
Sandstone Cliffs of Zion and Entertainment Paradise
Premium Lodging: The Mirage Hotel: Las Vegas, NV

Time glides by as we spend the morning absorbing the natural beauty of the deep canyons, lush valleys, sandstone cliffs, mountain peaks, emerald pools and pink-colored-gorges.  Relax and take in the views as the Limo Liner escorts us across the Mojave Desert from Utah to Nevada.  Enjoy the stark contrast as we arrive in Las Vegas, the glitzy man-made paradise of entertainment with its bright lights, magical fountains and fabulous resorts to explore.  Our farewell dinner brings our adventure to an end as we say goodbye to Nevada, Utah, Arizona and new friends.

Day 7:
Y’all Come Back Now

Breakfast is included at your hotel and transfers to the airport will get you safely home with memories that will last a lifetime.  Thank you for trusting Experience Park Tours with your valued vacation time.

 

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