Exploring America's Great Parks Globus

Exploring America's Great Parks

View the best of the National Parks on this tour to Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming and Utah. Explore the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Arches National Park, Custer State Park, Black Hills National Forest, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, and Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks. Be amazed by the natural beauty and stunning views on this expansive tour.

The 15 day Exploring America's Great Parks tour from Globus Tours is a popular choice for families and groups who want to get up close and personal with these beautiful parks. Over these two weeks, you'll gain a stronger connection with the country. The sight of the stars under the clear skies alone is enough to wrap most travelers in but this 15 day Exploring America's Great Parks tour from Globus Tours provides so much more.


15 Daysfr. $4,067

  • Orientation tour of Las Vegas
  • Navajo cookout and a 4 wheel drive tour in Monument Valley
  • Visit Arches National Park in Moab
  • Lunch and wine tasting in Grand Junction
  • Excursion to Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorials plus a buffalo safari
  • Sightseeing in Deadwood South Dakota
  • Sightseeing at the Devil's Tower National Monument
  • Visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody
  • Sightseeing in Yellowstone National Park
  • Sightseeing in Grand Teton National Park
  • Orientation tour of Salt Lake City
  • Sightseeing in Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Sightseeing in Zion National Park
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • 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.
  • Breakfast daily (except Day 1)
  • 1 lunch
  • 7 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Las Vegas
  • Treasure Island Hotel in Las Vegas (2 nights)
  • Yavapai Lodge East in Grand Canyon National Park (1 night)
  • Each Grand Canyon National Park Lodge, has its own unique setting and atmosphere. The specific lodge for your vacation will be confirmed in your vacation documents. Lodges featured in Grand Canyon National Park are the Maswik North Lodge, Thunderbird Lodge, Yavapai West, Yavapai East, and Kachina Lodge.
  • Gouldin's Lodge in Monument Valley (1 night)
  • Aarchway Inn in Moab, UT (1 night)
  • Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Denver (1 night)
  • State Game Lodge at Custer State Park (2 nights)
  • The historic State Game Lodge served as the “Summer White House” for President Calvin Coolidge.
  • Best Western Sheridan Center in Sheridan, WY (1 night)
  • Canyon Lodge in Yellowstone National Park (2 nights)
  • Each Yellowstone National Park Lodge has its own unique setting and atmosphere. The specific lodge for your vacation will be confirmed with your vacation documents. Lodges featured in Yellowstone National Park are the Old Faithful Inn, Lake Yellowstone Hotel, Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, Grant Village, and Old Faithful Snow Lodge.
  • Rustic Inn at Jacksonhole Creekside (1 night)
  • Radisson Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City (1 night)
  • Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel in Bryce Canyon National Park (1 night)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Globus 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

Las Vegas, USA

Welcome to the “Entertainment Capital of the World!” At 6 pm, meet your fellow traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming national park adventure.

TREASURE ISLAND HOTEL

LAS VEGAS–GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK

Grand Canyon, USA

Depart the glittering lights and glamour of Las Vegas for one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Grand Canyon National Park. Carved through the rocks of the Colorado Plateau over millions of years, the canyon is more than a mile deep and 10 miles wide, revealing billions of years of geological history. Tonight, savor a sunset in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel is located inside Grand Canyon National Park, a rare opportunity for great views and a significant extra when traveling with Globus.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel TBA

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK–MONUMENT VALLEY

Grand Canyon, USA

This morning, you may want to join an exciting helicopter flight over the canyon or enjoy a hike on one of the many trails.

Monument Valley, USA

We then travel north through Arizona and into the Navajo Nation. Tonight will be spent at historic Goulding’s Lodge, where you will be treated to a Navajo Cookout and learn about the local Dineh (people) who call this land home.

Breakfast, Dinner

GOULDING'S LODGE

MONUMENT VALLEY–MOAB

Monument Valley, USA

Start this morning with a 4-Wheel-Drive tour of Monument Valley. Your local Navajo guide will show you some of the valley’s most incredible scenery and share their local legends and lore.

Moab, USA

We then head north for Moab, the “Mountain Biking Capital of the World.”

Breakfast

AARCHWAY INN

MOAB–ARCHES NATIONAL PARK–GRAND JUNCTION–DENVER

Arches National Park, USA

This morning, explore the incredible landscape of Arches National Park. The park contains more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches and formations, including Balanced Rock, Park Avenue, and Delicate Arch.

Grand Junction, USA

Stop in Colorado’s wine country, where you’ll enjoy lunch and a wine tasting.

Denver, USA

We then journey east across the Rocky Mountains to the “Mile High City” of Denver. This evening, why not stroll the city’s pedestrian 16th Street Mall and take advantage of the shopping, dining, and entertainment?

Breakfast, Lunch

HILTON GARDEN INN DENVER DOWNTOWN

DENVER–CUSTER STATE PARK

Custer State Park, USA

Today, travel across the windswept landscape of Wyoming and into the Black Hills of South Dakota. Spend the next two nights in beautiful Custer State Park. Formed in 1897, the park is the second-largest state park in America. Its 73,000 breathtaking acres are home to a variety of wildlife, including bison, pronghorn antelope, mountain goats, whitetail deer, bighorn sheep, mountain lions, wild burros, and elk.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Stay at the historic State Game Lodge, which served as the “Summer White House” for President Calvin Coolidge. Relax with a cool drink on the front porch and let Mother Nature entertain you.

Breakfast, Dinner

STATE GAME LODGE AT CUSTER STATE PARK

CUSTER STATE PARK. EXCURSION TO MOUNT RUSHMORE & CRAZY HORSE

Mount Rushmore, USA

This morning, visit Mount Rushmore National Museum, which stands as a shrine of democracy. The epic sculpture depicts the faces of four exalted American presidents who symbolize this nation’s rich history, rugged determination, and lasting achievement.

Crazy Horse Memorial, USA

Then, visit the Crazy Horse Memorial, built in honor of the fearless Sioux Indian chief, whose fame is derived from the Battle of Little Bighorn. Learn about the sculpture, his family, and the future of the project.

Custer State Park, USA

Later, return to Custer State Park and be a part of an exciting buffalo safari. Have your cameras ready for great photo opportunities. Then, enjoy an old-fashioned Chuckwagon Cookout, complete with Western entertainment.

Breakfast, Dinner

STATE GAME LODGE AT CUSTER STATE PARK

CUSTER STATE PARK–DEADWOOD–DEVILS TOWER NATIONAL MONUMENT–SHERIDAN

Deadwood, USA

Start today by exploring the Wild West town of Deadwood. Take a journey through time as you travel down cobblestone streets and hear stories of all the legendary characters that contributed to the town’s history, such as Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, and Potato Creek Johnny.

Devils Tower, USA

Next stop is Devils Tower National Monument, established as America’s first national monument by Teddy Roosevelt in 1906. The spectacular rock formation and the surrounding countryside are home to a myriad of plant and animal life, and Native Americans consider the area a place for renewal.

Sheridan, USA

Overnight in Sheridan, Wyoming.

Breakfast

BEST WESTERN SHERIDAN CENTER

SHERIDAN–CODY–YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

Cody, USA

This morning, we stop in Buffalo Bill’s Western town of Cody. Visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, which celebrates the spirit of the American West by sharing stories of the Western experience. Learn about natural history, Native culture, art, firearms, and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.

Yellowstone N.P., USA

We then travel to Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872 as the world’s first national park.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Enjoy two nights inside Yellowstone National Park. Each lodge has its own unique setting and atmosphere. Lodges featured are the Old Faithful Inn, Lake Yellowstone Hotel, Grant Village, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, and Canyon Lodge. Specific lodges will be confirmed in your documents.

NOTE: The routing and areas visited within Yellowstone are subject to favorable weather and/or road conditions. When conditions are unfavorable, the routing may be adjusted accordingly.

Breakfast

Hotel TBA

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

Yellowstone N.P., USA

Spend the day exploring all the wonders of Yellowstone. See world-famous Old Faithful Geyser, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, and Fountain Paint Pot. Be on the lookout for some of the park’s wildlife that can include moose, bison, elk, deer, bighorn sheep, wolves, bear, fox, coyote, and beaver.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel TBA

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK–GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK–JACKSON

Grand Teton, USA

Journey south today and visit National Park. The park’s world-renowned scenery attracts more than 4 million visitors per year. See beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake and stroll along the shore before continuing to Jackson.

Jackson, USA

This evening, why not visit the Antler Arches, enjoy a drink at one of the swinging-door saloons, or shop for the perfect cowboy hat?

Breakfast

RUSTIC INN AT JACKSON HOLE CREEKSIDE

JACKSON–SALT LAKE CITY

Salt Lake City, USA

Continue your journey south today through Wyoming and into Utah. Arrive in Salt Lake City, founded by Mormon pioneer Brigham Young in 1847. More recently, the city played host to the 2002 Olympics and now offers a vibrant downtown with a variety of stores, attractions, and restaurants. Enjoy an orientation tour before arriving at your hotel.

Breakfast

SHERATON SALT LAKE CITY

SALT LAKE CITY–BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK

Bryce Canyon, USA

Today’s highlight is a visit to unique Bryce Canyon National Park. Here, you’ll discover a breathtaking landscape full of pinnacles of stone and colors that defy the imagination. This evening, why not do some stargazing? Bryce is one of the best places to view stars because of its remote location and lack of pollution. On some nights, more than 7,500 stars are visible.

Breakfast

BEST WESTERN PLUS BRYCE CANYON GRAND

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK–ZION NATIONAL PARK–LAS VEGAS

Zions Park, USA

This morning, visit Zion National Park with its dramatic landscape of canyons and soaring cliffs. Enjoy free time to hike taking in views of fantastic rock structures, the Virgin River, and unbelievable scenic beauty.

Las Vegas, USA

We then return to Las Vegas and overnight in the heart of the famous Las Vegas “Strip.” This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

TREASURE ISLAND HOTEL

LAS VEGAS

Las Vegas, USA

Your tour ends this morning with guests departing on independent schedules.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Thu, Aug 29, 2019
$4,339.00
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
$4,299.00
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
$4,299.00
Thu, Sep 26, 2019
$4,299.00
Thu, May 07, 2020
$4,112.00
Tue, May 12, 2020
$4,157.00
Thu, May 14, 2020
$4,157.00
Thu, May 21, 2020
$4,175.00
Tue, May 26, 2020
$4,175.00
Thu, May 28, 2020
$4,175.00
Thu, Jun 04, 2020
$4,175.00
Thu, Jun 11, 2020
$4,175.00
Fri, Jun 26, 2020
$4,211.00
Thu, Jul 02, 2020
$4,211.00
Thu, Jul 09, 2020
$4,211.00
Thu, Jul 16, 2020
$4,211.00
Thu, Jul 23, 2020
$4,211.00
Thu, Aug 13, 2020
$4,211.00
Tue, Aug 18, 2020
$4,211.00
Tue, Sep 01, 2020
$4,211.00
Thu, Sep 03, 2020
$4,211.00
Tue, Sep 08, 2020
$4,211.00
Thu, Sep 10, 2020
$4,211.00
Tue, Sep 15, 2020
$4,112.00
Thu, Sep 24, 2020
$4,067.00

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.
  • Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase. Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
  • Single Room Supplement: $1,685 to $1,765 Triple Room Reduction per person: $390 to $410
  • Extra Nights per person in Las Vegas: Weekday (Sunday-Thursday): In single room $141 In twin room $88 In triple room $79
  • Weekend (Friday-Saturday): In single room $216 In twin room $126 In triple room $104

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  • 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*
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  • 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.
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