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National Parks of the West
Apr 25, 2024

7 Days

April 25, 2024

From: $3,990*
per person

AAA Travel invites you to experience many incredible National Parks on this custom designed adventure!

Explore many incredible National Parks on this captivating adventure! Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the Grand Canyon Village and visit the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” Monument Valley, on the Navajo Indian Reservation. See highest concentration of natural arches in the world at Arches National Park. Explore Zion Canyon, a brilliant green canyon set against the backdrop of sheer red cliffs and occasional waterfalls and Bryce Canyon, known for the crimson-colored spire-shaped rock formations called “hoodoos”. Take an exhilarating sunset jet boat ride on the Colorado River and enjoy a BBQ on the banks. This enriching and mesmerizing tour will provide you and your family memories to last a lifetime!

*Rates are per person, land only, based on double occupancy. Rates, hotels, events, terms, conditions and itinerary are subject to change. Rates do not include airfare. AAA member benefits are valid for passengers who book through AAA travel only. Benefits listed may be substituted/eliminated based on passenger participation and have no cash value. Other restrictions may apply. This tour requires average physical activity. Participants should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground. This tour covers areas of higher altitudes including overnight locations above 6,000 ft. and touring above 8,000 ft. The Auto Club Group is not responsible for errors or omissions in the promotion of this tour.


 Arrive in the “Entertainment Capitol of the World,” Las Vegas! Transfer on your own to your Casino Resort Hotel. Your Tour Director is there to greet you and assist with check-in. The rest of the day is free to relax and explore all that Las Vegas has to offer on your own.

Las Vegas Hotel (1 night)

This morning, depart Las Vegas and travel past Lake Mead and Hoover Dam entering Arizona with a stop for touring of the Route 66 Museum.

Later, we’ll arrive at the amazing Grand Canyon National Park. This 1.2-million-acre national park hosts a vast variety of wildlife and scenic wonders. Take in its breathtaking beauty at all the best viewpoints along the South Rim including Grand Canyon Village. After visiting many of the scenic points, check into the hotel just outside the park.

This evening, get to know your fellow passengers as you join the group for a hearty Welcome Dinner. (B, D)

Tusayan Hotel, Tusayan, AZ (1 night)

This morning, we’ll will take in more sightseeing of Grand Canyon National Park. Selfie stops of the Grand View and Desert View for some last-minute pictures. Enjoy a shopping stop at the Cameron Trading Post for locally crafted jewelry, blankets, pottery, rugs, and sand paintings. 
Next, we’ll visit the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” Monument Valley. We meet our Navajo guide and board a 4-wheel drive vehicle for an on-location tour of famous western films, television programs and commercials sites.
Tonight, experience an evening of Navajo culture, food, and entertainment. (B, D)
Goulding’s Lodge or similar, Monument Valley, UT (1 night)

After breakfast, we’ll visit the Edge of the Cedars Museum & Ruins. View the largest collection of Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) pottery on display in the Four Corners Region. 

Next, we’ll make our way to the town of Moab for free time to shop and enjoy lunch on our own.

After lunch, thrill to the beauty of the incredible Arches National Park. Visit all the park highlights including Balance Rock, The Windows, and drive by Delicate Arch.

In the late afternoon, join the group for a unique experience as you take a Jet Boat Ride on the mighty Colorado River through spectacular red rock canyons. After a thrilling ride, enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner served on the banks of the Colorado River. (B, D)

Moab UT Hotel (1 night)

This morning, travel to Dead Horse Point State Park for one of the most spectacular scenes in the southwest that features a dramatic overlook of the Colorado River and Canyonlands National Park.
Afterwards, we’ll head to Capitol Reef National Park for a wonderful lunch. The park was established to protect a 100-mile wrinkle in the earth’s crust called “The Waterpocket Fold”.  
Next enjoy a drive on Scenic Highway 12 – it has been designated as an “All American Road,” the crown jewel of the Scenic Byways system. Drive up and over Boulder Mountain reaching altitudes over 9,000 feet with incredible views of Capitol Reef, the Circle Cliffs and the Henry Mountains. Then travel through Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument, with vast expanses of cream- and rose-colored Navajo sandstone. There are dramatic cliffs, high mesas, beautiful streams, and deep canyons in multi-hued colors across the 1.9-million-acre monument. 
This evening, we’ll arrive in Bryce Canyon and check into your hotel located just steps outside the park. (B, L)
Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel or similar, Bryce Canyon, UT (1 night)

This morning, we’ll enter Bryce Canyon National Park for sightseeing. The hues and intricate shapes of Bryce Canyon carry even the most mature adult away into a fairyland fantasy.

Afterwards, take a short drive to Zion National Park. There will be time for lunch on your own followed by the opportunity to explore Zion Canyon, a brilliant green canyon set against the backdrop of sheer red cliffs, with an occasional lacy waterfall fanning out from the rocks.

This evening check-in to our hotel in St. George and enjoy a Farewell Dinner with new friends. (B, D)

Best Western Abbey Inn or *similar, St. George, UT (1 night)

This morning, travel across the Nevada desert returning to the Las Vegas Airport for your departure home. Please book your departure flight after 12:00 pm PST. As you travel home, remember all the wonderful memories and friends you have met on your fabulous vacation! (B)


  • 6 nights’ hotel accommodations
  • Entrance fees to attractions, National Parks and Monuments as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Route 66 Museum
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Monument Valley
  • Edge of the Cedars Museum & Ruins
  • Arches National Park and Moab
  • Jet Boat Ride on Colorado River
  • Dead Horse State Park and Canyonlands
  • Capitol Reef National Park    
  • Grand Staircase and Escalante National Monument
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Meals: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
  • Services of a Professional Tour Director

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