Exploring America's National Park Cosmos

Exploring America's National Park

Unsurpassed beauty of America’s National Parks will delight everyone in the family on this fascinating and economical 15-day tour. Leave from Las Vegas and visit such history-rich places as the Grand Canyon National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park and Monument Valley. This extensive tour takes you to Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming, providing the perfect opportunity to see magnificent wildlife and scenery while learning also about their unique history.

Highlights of this tour include witnessing Old Faithful erupt up to an astounding 180 feet into the air, watching the sunrise or sunset from the Grand Canyon and thunderous waterfalls. Take a drive past spectacular scenery in the South Dakota’s Black Hills and see world-famous Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial with their iconic carvings out of rock. Sightsee in Salt Lake City and take in the stunning vistas in Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park, with vibrant red-rock canyons and unique mesas. Enhance your visit as Navajo guides share their special insights into the region’s amazing history and culture. More enticing views await at Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming, where you will also feel the excitement of times gone by at the Wild West town of Jackson, Wyoming. Enjoy an incredible vacation experience that will be fun for everyone in the family.

15 Daysfr. $3,079

  • Stay inside the Grand Canyon National Park and enjoy sightseeing throughout
  • Arches National Park sightseeing tour in Moab, Utah
  • Visit the Colorado National Monument in Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Take a scenic drive in the Black Hills of South Dakota and visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial
  • Take a scenic drive along Wildlife Loop Road in Custer State Park, South Dakota
  • Visit Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming for a perfect photo opportunity
  • Stay two nights inside Yellowstone National Park or in West Yellowstone and enjoy a sightseeing tour
  • Visit the Wild West town of Jackson Wyoming
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Salt Lake City
  • Take a sightseeing tour and discover Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour in Zion National Park
  • Private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring with free Wi-Fi.
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation, except on Cosmos Lite vacations and unless otherwise noted. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your Tour Director, Local Hosts®, Local Guides, driver, and ship’s crew are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
3 breakfasts, 1 continental breakfasts
  • Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV (2 nights)
  • Yavapai Lodge West - Grand Canyon National Park Lodge (1 night)
  • Kayenta Monument Valley in in Kayenta, AZ (1 night)
  • Grand Vista Hotel in Grand Junction, CO (1 night)
  • Hilton Garden Inn Denver - Cherry Creek in Denver, CO (1 night)
  • Econolodge of Custer in Custer, SD (2 nights)
  • Buffalo Bill Village Hotel in Cody, Wy (1 night)
  • Brandin Iron Inn in West Yellowstone, MT (2 nights)
  • Flying Saddle Resort in Alpine, WY (1 night)
  • Crystal Inn & Suites in Salt Lake City, UT (1 night)
  • Best Western Plus Ruby's Inn in Bryce, UT (1 night)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Cosmos reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE IN LAS VEGAS Location Information Description

Las Vegas, United States

Welcome to exciting Las Vegas, also known as “Sin City!” Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino

GRAND CANYON Location Information Description

Grand Canyon, United States

Depart the glittering lights of Las Vegas for one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK. Journey across the old Mojave gold-strike country, passing through Williams on historic Route 66, and Kaibab National Forest. Arrive at the Grand Canyon by mid-afternoon and marvel at the breathtaking views. Accommodations this evening are inside the National Park.

Yavapai Lodge West - Grand Canyon National Park Lo

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Grand Canyon, United States

If you miss the sunset over the canyon, sunrise is just as impressive! You may want to join an exciting helicopter flight over the canyon for incomparable views of flame-colored walls plunging 6,093 feet into the Colorado River.

MONUMENT VALLEY Location Information Description

Monument Valley, United States

Continue across Arizona and into the Navajo Nation. Situated on the Arizona/Utah border, MONUMENT VALLEY’S scenic desert vistas and iconic buttes have appeared in countless classic Western films. See the massive formations on a memorable 4-WHEEL-DRIVE tour. Your knowledgeable Navajo guide will show you some of the valley’s most incredible scenery and share with you local legends and lore.

KAYENTA Location Information Description

Kayenta, United States

This evening, join the optional Navajo cookout for dinner surrounded by the red-rock canyons of Monument Valley.

Kayenta Monument Valley Inn

ARCHES NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Moab, United States

We head north for Moab. Visit the magnificent Arches National Park, where you’ll discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms, and textures unlike anything else in the world. This red-rock wonderland will amaze you.

GRAND JUNCTION Location Information Description

Grand Junction, United States

A late arrival into Grand Junction, surrounded by awe-inspiring natural beauty and the dramatic red-rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument.

Grand Vista Hotel

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT Location Information Description

Mesa County, United States

This morning, visit Colorado National Monument. Towering monoliths exist within a vast plateau and canyon panorama. Experience sheer-walled, red-rock canyons along the twists and turns of Rim Rock Drive, where you may spy bighorn sheep and soaring eagles.

DENVER Location Information Description

Denver, United States

In the afternoon the journey then takes us east across the Rocky Mountains to the “Mile High City” of Denver.

Hilton Garden Inn Denver - Cherry Creek

CUSTER Location Information Description

Custer, United States

Today, travel across the windswept landscape of Wyoming and into the Black Hills of South Dakota. Spend the next two nights in Custer, in the heart of the Black Hills National Forest, and gateway to Custer State Park, Crazy Horse Memorial, and Mount Rushmore.


Econolodge of Custer

CUSTER STATE PARK Location Information Description

Custer, United States

At Custer State Park, enjoy a scenic drive along Wildlife Loop Road with spectacular terrain and an abundance of wildlife, like the herd of 1,300 bison that roam freely throughout the park.

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL Location Information Description

Mount Rushmore, United States

Afterward, visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial, which stands as a shrine to democracy. See the stunning granite faces of Mount Rushmore, a giant monument to four great American presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL Location Information Description

Custer, United States

Then, visit the Crazy Horse Memorial, a monument carved out of a mountain to honor the great Native American hero, Chief Crazy Horse.

Econolodge of Custer

DEVILS TOWER Location Information Description

Crook County, United States

This morning, head through high country, where open-range cattle kings made war on the homesteaders in the 1890s. Next, make a photo stop at Devils Tower National Monument, established as America’s first national monument by Teddy Roosevelt in 1906.

CODY Location Information Description

Cody, United States

Overnight in Buffalo Bill’s Western town of Cody.

Buffalo Bill Village

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Yellowstone N.P., United States

This morning, enjoy free time. Join the optional outing and visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, which celebrates the spirit of the American West. This afternoon make your way into America’s first national park, Yellowstone National Park. Spend the next two nights inside the 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.

Brandin Iron Inn

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Yellowstone N.P., United States

Spend the day exploring all the wonders of Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872 as the world’s first national park. See world-famous Old Faithful Geyser, Mammoth Hot Springs, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, and Fountain Paint Pots. Keep a lookout for some of the park’s wildlife that can include moose, bison, elk, deer, bighorn sheep, wolf, bear, fox, coyote, and beaver.

Brandin Iron Inn

JACKSON Location Information Description

Jackson, United States

Head south to the Wild West town of Jackson. Spend the afternoon exploring the shops and museums of historic downtown.

ALPINE Location Information Description

Alpine, United States

Overnight in Alpine located on the banks of the Snake River.

Flying Saddle Resort

SALT LAKE CITY Location Information Description

Salt Lake City, United States

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 orientation tour offers a glimpse of Temple Square, the Capitol Building, and the downtown area.


Crystal Inn & Suites

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Bryce Canyon, United States

Today’s highlight is a visit to unique 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.”


Best Western Plus Ruby's Inn

ZION NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Zion National Park, United States

First 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. See fantastic rock structures and some unbelievable scenic beauty.

Location Information Description

Las Vegas, United States

We then return to Las Vegas and your downtown hotel.


Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino

LAS VEGAS Location Information Description

Las Vegas, United States

Your vacation ends this morning. You can extend your vacation with extra nights and explore Las Vegas further.

Departure Date
Mon, Aug 26, 2024
Tue, Sep 03, 2024
Mon, Sep 16, 2024
Mon, Sep 23, 2024
Mon, Apr 28, 2025
Mon, May 05, 2025
Mon, May 19, 2025
Mon, May 26, 2025
Mon, Jun 02, 2025
Mon, Jun 09, 2025
Mon, Jun 16, 2025
Mon, Jun 23, 2025
Mon, Jul 07, 2025
Mon, Jul 21, 2025
Mon, Aug 11, 2025
Mon, Aug 25, 2025
Mon, Sep 01, 2025
Tue, Sep 02, 2025
Mon, Sep 08, 2025
Tue, Sep 09, 2025
Tue, Sep 16, 2025
Mon, Sep 22, 2025

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
  • For complete terms and conditions please visit the Globus Terms & Conditions for more information.
yahoo pixel