The Best of America's National Parks

22 Day Guided Tour from Calgary to Las Vegas with Scenic

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 22 Day The Best of America's National Parks. It's quite possible that everyone who has ever dreamed of travelling to North America has imagined being in one of the spectacular locations on this itinerary. Whether it's riding in a jeep through the gigantic rock more

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1 Calgary
Your national park adventure begins with a two night stay at the Fairmont Palliser. Enjoy a welcome dinner this evening. (D)
2 Dinosaur Provincial Park
Discover one of the world’s richest dinosaur fossil fields on a guided tour of this intriguing park. (B)
3 Calgary - Waterton Lakes National Park
Journey to the World Heritage-listed Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, the site of one of the most primitive yet sophisticated hunting techniques ever devised. Continue to Waterton Lakes National Park and keep a look out for black bears, grizzlies and other wildlife. The next two nights, you’ll stay at The Bayshore Inn. (B/D)
4 Waterton Lakes National Park
Enjoy a morning at leisure before cruising through International Peace Park on the Canadian and American border. (B)
5 Waterton Lakes National Park - Glacier National Park
Visit Frank Slide Interpretive Centre which tells the story of Canada’s deadliest rock slide and provides a sensitive insight into life at the coal mining town before and after the disaster. Later, enter World Heritage-listed Glacier National Park. Stay two nights at Grouse Mountain Lodge or similar. (B/D)
6 Glacier National Park
The park is home to glacial carved valleys, grizzly bears and golden eagles. Keep an eye out for these as you tour the region along the scenic routes. Enrich: Set out on a memorable exploration of Glacier National Park, led by a guide from the local Blackfeet Tribe. Glacier National Park and its environs is the ancestral home of the tribe, who call the land ‘The Backbone of the World’. Throughout the day, your guide will give you a fascinating insight into Blackfeet tribal history, culture and lifestyle as well as the history of the park. (B/L)
7 Glacier National Park - Helena
Delight in Helena’s gold rush history. Stay at the Helena Great Northern Hotel. (B/D)
8 Helena - Yellowstone National Park
Travel to Yellowstone, the world’s first national park and one of the most wondrous places on earth. Enjoy a two night stay in West Yellowstone. (B/D)
9 Yellowstone National Park
Discover the unique landscapes of Yellowstone on a guided tour and be awed by Old Faithful, the famous geyser that erupts with steaming columns of water creating a spectacular display. (B)
10 Jackson (Grand Teton National Park)
Explore Grand Teton National Park, virtually unchanged since prehistoric times. Two night stay in Jackson Hole at the SpringHill Suites or similar. (B/D)
11 Jackson
Freechoice: Today, be as active or as relaxed as you like. (B)
12 Jackson - Park City
Relax in the alpine splendour of your overnight Special Stay at the Waldorf Astoria. (B/D)
13 Park City - Moab
Arches National Park is home to over 2,000 natural sandstone arches. Spend two nights at the Hoodoo Moab, Curio Collection by Hilton. (B/D)
14 Canyonlands National Park
Visit Canyonlands National Park and marvel at the colourful canyons, tablelands, buttes, arches and spires carved by the Colorado River. (B)
15 Moab - Bryce Canyon
Travel to Bryce Canyon and learn about the forces that create the incredible rock formations known as ‘hoodoos’. Stay at the Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel. (B/D)
16 Bryce Canyon - Lake Powell
Cruise down Lake Powell to experience the geological wonders. Stay at Lake Powell Resort in a marina view room for the next two nights. (B/D)
17 Monument Valley
Enrich: Explore the colossal natural wonders of Monument Valley on an exciting jeep safari. (B/L)
18 Lake Powell - Grand Canyon
Carved over millions of years by the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon stretches 446 kilometres long and 29 kilometres wide. For the next two nights, stay at Yavapai East. (B)
19 Grand Canyon
Enrich: As you stand before the Grand Canyon, it’s difficult to fathom its sheer enormity. Tonight, you’ll get to view this spectacular phenomenon as you dine on the rim. (B/D)
20 Grand Canyon - Las Vegas
Cross the desert to the oasis of Las Vegas. You’ll end your journey on a truly luxurious note with a two night Special Stay at the Bellagio, in a fountain view room. (B)
21 Las Vegas
Explore the sights at your leisure, then enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers. Enrich: Cirque du Soleil’s ‘O’ is an aquatic masterpiece of surrealism and theatrical romance. (B/D)
22 Las Vegas
Your wonderful journey ends today as you transfer to Las Vegas airport. (B)

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