5 Days/4 Nights
March through the end of October is the perfect chance to explore Utah’s world renowned landscapes while resting at the day’s end in rustic luxury accommodations. Experience what southern Utah is all about as we travel through “Canyon Country” and work our way up the Colorado Plateau to some of the most incredible sights in the American Southwest. One iconic site after another, this tour will provide an unforgettable experience to see all 5 of Utah’s National Parks including Zion, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Canyonlands and Capitol Reef.
After a quick meet and greet with your guide and fellow travelers, we will depart from Las Vegas and drive 4 hours north to Bryce Canyon National Park. Today we’ll hike beneath the rim of Bryce Canyon and be surrounded by hundreds of sandstone spires, known as hoodoos. Spend the day experiencing unforgettable viewpoints, unique geology, and abundant wildlife before relaxing in a western style lodging for the evening.
Driving time: 5 Hours
Hiking: 3 Miles, 600 Feet elevation gain, approximately 2 hours
Accommodation: Ruby’s Hotel or similar near Bryce Canyon City, Utah
Today we’ll enjoy one of America’s most scenic drives as we explore Capitol Reef National Park for a hike to a famous Natural Bridge. This afternoon we will explore the alien-like landscape of Goblin Valley State Park before arriving at our lodging near the adventure mecca of Moab, Utah.
Driving time: 5 Hours
Hiking: 2 Miles, 400 Feet, 1-2 hours
Spend the day exploring one earth’s greatest collections of natural Arches at Arches National Park! Explore beneath several famous arches before hiking out to one of the Southwest’s most iconic geological features, Delicate Arch. This afternoon we will spend exploring the town of Moab and surrounding areas.
Driving time: Local (1-2 hours)
Hiking: 3-5 miles total, 700+ feet elevation gain, 3-4 hours hiking
This morning we’ll explore Canyonlands National Park which is known for being rough, rugged, and desolate, however there is much beauty to behold! We’ll hike to some outstanding viewpoints and see another incredible natural arch. Additionally, today we see an amazing view of the mighty Colorado River from Dead Horse Point State Park before driving to our lodge just outside of Zion National Park!
Driving time: 6 hours
Hiking: 2-3 miles, flat trails with only 200 +/- feet elevation gain, 2-3 hours.
Accommodation: Lodging at Majestic View Lodge or similar
Today we explore our fifth National Park in 5 days at Zion National Park! Marvel at the giant red cliffs that rise over 2,000 feet above the blue-green waters of the Virgin River. We’ll spend the day exploring much of what this park has to offer before making our return trip to Las Vegas!
Return to Las Vegas: We plan to return to Las Vegas by approximately 6:00pm. If you plan to depart from Las Vegas after the trip, be sure you do not book a flight prior to 10:00pm or 22:00 due to various circumstances out of our control.
Driving time: 3 hours total
Hiking: 3-6 miles, moderate, 3-4 hours hiking time.
Check out a more in-depth list of what to bring here.
Spend three unforgettable days in the Moab area as we explore two of Utah’s most spectacular National Parks – Arches & Canyonlands National Park, while staying at the stunning Red Cliff’s Lodge!