Welcome to Bryce Canyon National Park
The sorbet-colored, sandcastle-like spires and hoodoos of Bryce Canyon National Park pop like Dr Seuss creations. Though southern Utah's smallest national park, Bryce packs the most immediate visual punch: at sunset an orange wash sets the otherworldly rock formations ablaze. Steep trails descend the rim into 1000ft amphitheaters of pastel daggers, through a maze of fragrant juniper and undulating high-mountain... Read More
Top experiences in Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park activities
Bryce Canyon and Zion Small-Group Tour
Experience the awesome beauty of Bryce Canyon National Park on a day trip from Las Vegas. Enjoy complimentary hotel pickup by either a luxury SUV or mini-coach, a boxed lunch and a wonderful day away from the casinos.Named after the Mormon Pioneer Ebenezer Bryce, Bryce Canyon became a National Park in 1924. Bryce is famous for its unique geology, which consists of a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters carved from the eastern edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in southern Utah. Erosional force has shaped the colorful limestone rock of the Claron Formation into bizarre shapes, including slot canyons, windows, fins and spires called hoodoos. Tinted with colors too numerous and subtle to name, these whimsically arranged rocks create a wondrous landscape of mazes, offering some of the most exciting and memorable walks and hikes imaginable. After a full day of exploration, you will be dropped off at your original departure point.Bonus! If traveling by May 30, 2017 your day tour will also include a visit to Zion National Park! Located at the junction of the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin and Mojave Desert provinces in Southwestern Utah, Zion National Park protects 229 square miles (593 square km) of dramatic landscape with sculptured canyons and soaring cliffs. The unique geography and wide variety of life zones within the Park make Zion significant as a place of unusual plant and animal diversity. Discover the natural grandeur of Zion as you admire high plateaus and a maze of narrow, deep, sandstone canyons with striking rock towers. Kolob Arch, the world's largest arch, is just one of many beautiful structures that await you on your adventure.
3-Day National Parks Tour from Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce Canyon
Join this tour and travel by coach bus or minivan from Las Vegas through the desert landscapes of the Western United States. See the Grand Canyon in Arizona and be inspired by its magnificent size and stunning beauty, and shop for authentic Native American keepsakes or gifts. Take a cruise around Lake Powell and enjoy views of the unique coves and rock formations surrounding the body of water. Cross the border to Utah to discover Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park and admire the beauty of each of the preserved lands.See the Itinerary section below for a more complete and detailed schedule.
Bryce Canyon Day Trip from Las Vegas
You’ll be picked up from your Las Vegas hotel in the morning and taken on a comfortable 4.5-hour drive by minivan to beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah. Enjoy a light morning snack including a muffin, juice, crackers and granola bar. When you arrive, your guide will take you to the visitor center to get you acquainted with the park, famous for its gorgeous landscape of geological mazes.Follow your guide on several light walks to scenic lookout points along the canyon’s rim to admire incredible horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters, hoodoos (thin rock spires), windows and fins made of colorful limestone rocks. At Inspiration Point, three levels provide great perspectives of the main amphitheater. See the gnarled trunks of bristlecone pines and red hoodoos set against the Boat Mesa formation. If you look carefully as you walk through these barren slopes, you might discover a short-horned lizard trying to remain camouflaged!Head to Sunset Point, offering vistas of some of Bryce Canyon’s most breathtaking hoodoos. Admire the rainbow of colors of the Claron Formation and learn how this unique rock is composed of limestone deposited approximately 50 million years ago from an ancient lake. Your guide will also take you to Sunrise Point, where you’ll see stark pink cliffs and ponderosa pines dominating the forest above the rim. If you wish to explore further at any of these points, ask your guide about the best trails and head below the rim on your own for more challenging hikes. You’ll spend approximately three hours in the park. At midday, enjoy a picnic lunch or lunch at a restaurant, depending on the weather. After your tour of Bryce Canyon, relax on the drive back to your Las Vegas hotel.Please note: this tour is subject to weather conditions from November to April. There is possibility of cancellation after confirmation is received. In this case you will be offered an alternative date, tour or refund.
7-Day National Parks Tour from Las Vegas
Escape the bright lights of Las Vegas for some quality time in the American Southwest on this 7-day adventure to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Arches, Canyonlands, Grand Canyon National Park and Monument Valley. Meals and accommodations are included. During the tour, you’ll have plenty of opportunities for hiking, which is very popular inside all five national parks. Spend your first few days at Zion and Bryce Canyon parks, Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, where you’ll have your choice of hiking trails, from strenuous to easy. When you’re in Monument Valley, enjoy a Jeep tour led by a local Navajo guide to explore this incredible landscape of rock formations, which you may recognize from countless movies that have been filmed there, like John Wayne’s Stagecoach. Your last stop is the Grand Canyon, where you can hike along the South Rim and go an optional helicopter ride over the canyon (own expense). All entrance fees to the national parks are included as are meals per itinerary. Camping Accommodations: Your camping accommodation is a two-person tent, which is shared by same-sex travelers. If you are traveling as a couple or as a group of four or more, please advise this at the time of booking in the Special Requirements box so accommodations can be made to keep your party together. Meals include six breakfasts, seven boxed lunches and six dinners. Please remember your sleeping bag! You will be required to pay a USD $70 supplement charge, payable on the first day of the tour, to cover your meals per itinerary Lodging Accommodations:Lodging accommodation is a 2-person room shared by same-sex travelers or on a couple basis. If your party is 3 or 5 guests, you will be in 1 or 2 triples rooms with two queen beds in each. All lodging accommodations are of 3 star quality or higher and subject to availability. Meals include six boxed lunches. Other meals will be at local restaurants. You will be required to pay a USD $45 supplement charge, payable on the first day of the tour, to cover your meals per itinerary See the Itinerary section below for details on each day of the tour.
Grand Canyon South Rim Air and Land Tour from Salt Lake City
After making your way to Ogden-Hinckley Airport in the morning or afternoon, board a deluxe, fixed-wing airplane and take a panoramic window seat for exquisite aerial views. While in Utah, the 2.5-hour round-trip scenic flight soars above the stunning rock formations of Bryce Canyon National Park. Listen to onboard narration to learn about the unique geological features of the canyon’s orange-hued hoodoos — oddly shaped limestone spires worn away by ice and rainwater—as well as its colorful amphitheaters, windows and fins.Flying into Arizona, you’ll get an aerial tour of the Grand Canyon with close-up views of one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Take in the sights of famous natural landmarks along the South Rim before landing at the Grand Canyon airport.Embark on a 4-hour walk along the Rim Trail, providing 360-degree views of the canyon. Follow your guide from Pipe Creek Vista to Hermit’s Rest, a National Historic Landmark built in 1914. The beginning section to Maricopa Point is paved and mostly wheelchair accessible, while unpaved portions of the trail, between Maricopa Point and Hermit’s Rest, are narrow and close to the edge. Yavapai Observation Station at Yavapai Point offers unobstructed views up and down the gorge, including the Colorado River and Phantom Ranch. Learn about native wildlife and other natural features of the national park before returning to the airport for your scenic flight back to Salt Lake City.
National Parks & Bright Lights
From the Golden Gate Bridge to glowing canyon walls at sunset, this trip captures the beauty of the cities and wilderness of the Western US. It’s perfect for the traveller looking to breathe in the scent of the sequoias of Yosemite by day but wanting the comforts of a hotel at night. Prepare yourself for otherworldly hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park and the desert scenery in Death Valley – the lowest spot on the continent – before taking an optional helicopter ride above the incomparable Grand Canyon. You won’t just visit the West Coast, you’ll live it.