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Utah Mighty 5

Day 1: Salt Lake City to Arches National Park (Overnight Moab, UT) Pick up at Salt lake City or Las Vegas NV travel to moab to start the trip haveing dinner that night and preparing for the great adventrue.  Day 2: Arches National Park & Surrounding Areas (Overnight Moab, UT) Wak up eat breakfast and travel to the first of the National parks Day 3: Canyonlands National Park & Capitol Reef NationalPark (Overnight Torrey, UT)  This day we start over again with some great national parks. The travel to Bryce canyon stay ing the night in Bryce Day 4: Capitol Reef National Park, Grand Staircase, NM, & Bryce Canyon National Park (Overnight Bryce City, UT)  Day 5: Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park (Overnight Springdale, UT) Day 6: Zion National Park to Salt Lake City (Depart)

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The Coyote - A Southwest Mighty Five 8-Day Adventure With Your DOG!!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Hoover Dam, Boulder City, NevadaTravel past Hoover Dam before reaching Arizona.Stop At: Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, ArizonaThis 1.2 million acre national park hosts a vast variety of wildlife and scenic wonders. Learn about the geology and history of the canyon while taking in its breathtaking beauty at all the best view points along the South Rim including Grand Canyon Village. The Colorado River is the main contributor in the creation of the vast canyon and can still be seen carving its way through the rock roughly a mile below. After time to visit many of the scenic points, check into the hotel just outside the park with the evening free on own.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Lake Powell, Page, ArizonaArrive at Antelope Point Marina for an included lunch. After lunch, enjoy a wonderfully scenic short hike to Horseshoe Bend. This 1.5 mile round trip hike provides one of the most iconic views of the Colorado River as it winds through spectacular red rock canyons 1,000 feet below. Then stop at Glen Canyon Dam for a view of the lake and dam. (Pets are not allowed inside the visitors center, but outside is OK.) The evening is free to enjoy the view, wander along the beach and have dinner with new friends.The next day, you and your companions are in for a real treat as you get out on the water for a Private Power Boat Tour on Lake Powell. The contrast of the red rock walls and emerald blue waters are a stunning sight as you glide through the canyons. Your captain will take you to view beautiful Antelope Canyon and other sights along the way, then take you to a nice sandy beach where you can get off the boat, have some fun play time in and out of the water and enjoy a picnic lunch. This is what Lake Powell is all about!Duration: 1 dayStop At: Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Monument Valley, UtahImmerse in the rich cultural heritage of the “Dineh” people. Their arts, music and livelihood are all closely tied to the dramatic desert landscape that is their home. Arrive at historic Goulding’s Lodge where you will meet your Navajo guide and board a 4-wheel drive vehicle for a scenic tour of Monument Valley, location of scores of famous western films, television programs and commercials. As we travel through the valley and visit famous locations such as John Ford Point, Artist Point and The Totem Pole, we will also learn more of the Navajo traditions and way of life. Then experience an evening of Navajo culture, food and entertainment at a Navajo Cookout.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Arches National Park, Moab, UtahSightseeing the highest concentration of natural arches in the world with over 2,000 named arches within its 73,000-acre boundary. Visit all the park highlights including Park Avenue, Balance Rock, The Windows and Delicate Arch. (At Arches National Park, feel free to walk your pet on park roads for public vehicular use, established picnic areas, Devils Garden Campground or in parking lots, as long as you remember that they must be leashed at all times. Pets are not allowed on any hiking trails, nor in the visitor center.)Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, Moab, UtahTake a Jet Boat Ride on the mighty Colorado River through spectacular red rock canyons. As the sun dips in the west, the canyon colors come to life while you learn about the river’s ecosystem, geology and history. After a thrilling ride, enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner served on the banks of the Colorado River.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Negro Bill Canyon Trail, Moab, Utah(Now Grandstaff Canyon) Go for an optional hike with your canine companion. This is one of the best trails to take your dog on. It’s an easy going trip that follows along a scenic canyon with a shallow river running through it. The Morning Glory Natural Bridge is at the end of the second canyon, and is the sixth-longest natural rock span in the United States. It also has impressive rock formations to look at along the way. Make sure you’re okay with getting your feet wet on this hike, as you and your dog might have to cross the river at multiple points.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, UtahHave a wonderful picnic lunch under towering cottonwood trees.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, UtahGo for sightseeing and optional hiking along the Rim Trail. The hues and intricate shapes of Bryce Canyon carry even the most mature adult away into a fairyland fantasy. The Paiute Indians used a word to describe Bryce that translates into, “red rocks standing like men in a bowl-shaped canyon.” Mormon settler Ebenezer Bryce, for whom the canyon was named, described it as “a hell of a place to lose a cow.”Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Zion National Park, Zion National Park, UtahAn early Mormon settler described the park’s massive formations as “temples built by hands, not of man.” The Paiutes believed mischievous spirits lived among the 2,000-foot high towers and would not enter the canyon alone or remain there after dark. (Pets must be under physical control on a leash less than six feet long at all times. Properly restrained pets are allowed along public roads and parking areas, in the developed campgrounds and picnic areas, and on the grounds of the Zion Lodge.) There will be time for lunch on your own at Zion Lodge. Then you can enjoy a walk along the Pa’rus Trail, a dog friendly paved trail that follows the Virgin River through the canyon from Canyon Junction to the Visitor’s Center. A wonderful 3.5 mile walk round trip.Duration: 8 hours

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Peaceful Paws - A Southwest Canine-Human Spiritual Adventure

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Hoover Dam, Boulder City, NevadaTravel past Hoover Dam before reaching Arizona.Stop At: Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, ArizonaThis 1.2 million acre national park hosts a vast variety of wildlife and scenic wonders. Learn about the geology and history of the canyon while taking in its breathtaking beauty at all the best view points along the South Rim including Grand Canyon Village. The Colorado River is the main contributor in the creation of the vast canyon and can still be seen carving its way through the rock roughly a mile below. After time to visit many of the scenic points, check into the hotel just outside the park with the evening free on own.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Lake Powell, Page, ArizonaArrive at Antelope Point Marina for an included lunch. After lunch, enjoy a wonderfully scenic short hike to Horseshoe Bend. This 1.5 mile round trip hike provides one of the most iconic views of the Colorado River as it winds through spectacular red rock canyons 1,000 feet below. Then stop at Glen Canyon Dam for a view of the lake and dam. (Pets are not allowed inside the visitors center, but outside is OK.) The evening is free to enjoy the view, wander along the beach and have dinner with new friends.The next day, you and your companions are in for a real treat as you get out on the water for a Private Power Boat Tour on Lake Powell. The contrast of the red rock walls and emerald blue waters are a stunning sight as you glide through the canyons. Your captain will take you to view beautiful Antelope Canyon and other sights along the way, then take you to a nice sandy beach where you can get off the boat, have some fun play time in and out of the water and enjoy a picnic lunch. This is what Lake Powell is all about!Duration: 1 dayStop At: Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Monument Valley, UtahImmerse in the rich cultural heritage of the “Dineh” people. Their arts, music and livelihood are all closely tied to the dramatic desert landscape that is their home. Arrive at historic Goulding’s Lodge where you will meet your Navajo guide and board a 4-wheel drive vehicle for a scenic tour of Monument Valley, location of scores of famous western films, television programs and commercials. As we travel through the valley and visit famous locations such as John Ford Point, Artist Point and The Totem Pole, we will also learn more of the Navajo traditions and way of life. Then experience an evening of Navajo culture, food and entertainment at a Navajo Cookout.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Arches National Park, Moab, UtahSightseeing the highest concentration of natural arches in the world with over 2,000 named arches within its 73,000-acre boundary. Visit all the park highlights including Park Avenue, Balance Rock, The Windows and Delicate Arch. (At Arches National Park, feel free to walk your pet on park roads for public vehicular use, established picnic areas, Devils Garden Campground or in parking lots, as long as you remember that they must be leashed at all times. Pets are not allowed on any hiking trails, nor in the visitor center.)Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, Moab, UtahTake a Jet Boat Ride on the mighty Colorado River through spectacular red rock canyons. As the sun dips in the west, the canyon colors come to life while you learn about the river’s ecosystem, geology and history. After a thrilling ride, enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner served on the banks of the Colorado River.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Negro Bill Canyon Trail, Moab, Utah(Now Grandstaff Canyon) Go for an optional hike with your canine companion. This is one of the best trails to take your dog on. It’s an easy going trip that follows along a scenic canyon with a shallow river running through it. The Morning Glory Natural Bridge is at the end of the second canyon, and is the sixth-longest natural rock span in the United States. It also has impressive rock formations to look at along the way. Make sure you’re okay with getting your feet wet on this hike, as you and your dog might have to cross the river at multiple points.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, UtahHave a wonderful picnic lunch under towering cottonwood trees.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, UtahGo for sightseeing and optional hiking along the Rim Trail. The hues and intricate shapes of Bryce Canyon carry even the most mature adult away into a fairyland fantasy. The Paiute Indians used a word to describe Bryce that translates into, “red rocks standing like men in a bowl-shaped canyon.” Mormon settler Ebenezer Bryce, for whom the canyon was named, described it as “a hell of a place to lose a cow.”Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Zion National Park, Zion National Park, UtahAn early Mormon settler described the park’s massive formations as “temples built by hands, not of man.” The Paiutes believed mischievous spirits lived among the 2,000-foot high towers and would not enter the canyon alone or remain there after dark. (Pets must be under physical control on a leash less than six feet long at all times. Properly restrained pets are allowed along public roads and parking areas, in the developed campgrounds and picnic areas, and on the grounds of the Zion Lodge.) There will be time for lunch on your own at Zion Lodge. Then you can enjoy a walk along the Pa’rus Trail, a dog friendly paved trail that follows the Virgin River through the canyon from Canyon Junction to the Visitor’s Center. A wonderful 3.5 mile walk round trip.Duration: 8 hours

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Utah Mighty 5 From Las Vegas

Day 1: Las Vegas to Zion National Park - Wake up early and explore the canyon or relax in the shadows. Day 2: Capitol Reef National Park and Bryce Canyon - After a brief stop at Checkerboard Mesa and a few other prime photo stops, you will have the opportunity to hike up if you like to Canyon Overlook and look 2500 feet down to the bottom of Pine Creek and Zion Canyon. After traversing through the historic 1.1 mile long tunnel and down into the canyon, you will get to enter into the main canyon and continue to see why this landscape was sacred to the Native Americans who lived here for thousands of years. Day 3: Bryce Canyon National Park - Sunrise at the Rim of Bryce Canyon offers those willing to wake up with the sun the opportunity to see this landscape transform from a gray mass into a colorful wonderland filled with odd-shaped pillars and walls of rock. Hoodoos are found throughout the world, but these are colored in ways unmatched by any other area on earth. Spanning over 2000 feet in elevation, Day 4: Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park - Enjoy the beautiful sunrise from your hotel before returning to Capitol Reef National Park for a great morning of hiking and exploring more of this park. Options for today include Hickman Bridge, Cassidy Arch, Grand Wash, Cohab Canyon, Chimney Rock, and Sulphur Creek. Day 5: Arches National Park - Arches National Park provides an opportunity to explore some of the 2,000+ arches found within its borders. Some have described this park as timeless, dream-like, or from out of this world. With a variety of geological features including fault lines, petrified sand dunes, arches, bridges, balanced rocks, spires, and many others, the list of possibilities are endless in this landscape of ever changing formations. Day 6:  Canyonlands National Park   Las Vegas  You will visit Canyonlands National Park: Island in the Sky.

$2800 Cultural & Theme Tours

Utah Big 5 National Parks Tours

ItineraryDay 1: From Salt Lake City TO Moab UtahStop At: Arches National Park, Moab, UtahWe Begin the Hotel and Travelers Pick Up In Salt Lake CIty then travel to Moab UtahDuration: 1 hourPass By: Arches National Park Scenic Drive, Arches National Park, UtahAs we Travel From Salt Lake City To Moab Utah and Arches National Park. Enjoy some amazing scenery and some of this is where a lot of the Mars Missions and testing is done. Stop At: Moab Horses, Moab, UtahArrive Moab UtahDuration: 1 hourStop At: Arches National Park, Moab, UtahAfter checking in at Hotel, Eat some Dinner and Head out to the National park. The park after dark allows you to see the various landscapes of Arches National park at night. By using billions of stars as the backdrop.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: We do Provide Lunch in Green River. Restaurants are: Ray's Tavern, Tamarisk Restaurant, Tacos La Pasadita. • Dinner: Welcome Dinner included.Accommodation included: MainStay Suites Moab, Hyatt Place, Aarchway Inn, Holiday Inn, SpringHill, Fairfield Inn, Red Cliffs LodgeDay 2: Arches National Park Stop At: Arches National Park, Moab, UtahYou will travel into the Park today and see the many different land Formations that were created from millions of years of erosion. Most of the land formations are from rain and wind and other acts of nature. There are many different hikes available for this day. Ask your Guide about the hike that are available. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast at Hotel • Lunch: If any hikes are being completed, we will provide a picnic lunch.If no hikes we will drive out to the area Restaurants. • Dinner: Jet Boat ride and light Show and DinnerAccommodation included: You stay at the hotel that you have checked into.Day 3: Canyonlands National ParkStop At: Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UtahExplore Canyonlands NP today. Enjoy the many different areas to see and the hikes. Do not forget to see the old Indian ruins ask your guide about the things to see and do. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: At the Hotel. • Lunch: If any hikes are being completed, we will provide a picnic lunch.If no hikes we will drive out to the area Restaurants. • DinnerAccommodation included: You will have last night at this HotelDay 4: Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National ParkStop At: Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, UtahAfter you leave Moab see some more great scenery and look out for Mars yes Mars in Hanksville Utah it is where they are doing the training for the upcoming Mars mission The Mars Desert Research Station - MDRS.Enjoy the beautiful sunrise from your hotel before returning to Capitol Reef National Park for a great morning of hiking and exploring more of this park. Options for today include Hickman Bridge, Cassidy Arch, Grand Wash, Cohab Canyon, Chimney Rock, and Sulphur Creek. Each one offers an experience unique to its own area with different rock layers being available for exploration.One your way to Bryce we stop in Boulder at Anasazi State Park The park is focused around the reconstructed ruins of an ancient Anasazi village, referred to as the Coombs Village Site, which is located directly behind the museum. There are a self-guided trail visitors can take through the village with interpretive signs explaining the various features of the village, and the culture of the people who once lived there.Once finished, you will transfer to Bryce Canyon National Park (4-hour drive) along the Scenic Route 12, one of the most scenic roads in America. You will climb over the Aquarius Plateau (topping out at 9,600 feet), drive down into Boulder, Utah, then over the “Hogback” with a drop of hundreds of feet on either side of the narrow road, and traverse the labyrinth of canyons that form the Grand Staircase Escalante Monument.Once in Bryce Canyon, you will begin with a short hike to Mossy Cave along the East Fork of the Sevier River as it cascades down into the valley of Tropic. (Only runs in the spring, summer, and fall). This will be your first experience in this magical landscape filled with Hoodoos and other interesting geological formations. In the evening, you will get to relax in Bryce City, Utah.For those interested, you can attend the Night Sky/Astronomy program offered by the park service at the visitor’s center. (Available from May to October, weather permitting)breakfast Lunch Dinner Breakfast, lunch included. Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner: Welcome Dinner to Bryce CanyonAccommodation included: Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon, Rubys Inn, Bryce Canyon InnDay 5: Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park Drive to Springdale Utah Stop At: Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, UtahSunrise at the Rim of Bryce Canyon offers those willing to wake up with the sun the opportunity to see this landscape transform from a gray mass into a colorful wonderland filled with odd-shaped pillars and walls of rock. Hoodoos are found throughout the world, but these are colored in ways unmatched by any other area on earth. Spanning over 2000 feet in elevation, Bryce Canyon has three distinct climate zones within its borders. Created by the processes of faulting, geological uplift, and frost wedging, this landscape has transformed itself into a playground for you to enjoy. From a comfortable walk along the rim to hiking the Queen's Garden/Navajo Loop trail or Fairyland Loop trail, you will have a full morning inside the hoodoos, spires, and other geological features in this park. Along with hiking, you have the opportunity to see pronghorns, antelope, deer, and other mammals on this high plateau. Duration: 5 hoursStop At: Springdale Visitor Center, Springdale, UtahAround lunch time, you will transfer to Zion National Park. (2 hours). Along the way, you will enjoy lunch at one of the many local eateries that are available. Coming into the east entrance of Zion National Park, you will witness the top layers of the largest sand dunes that have ever existed. You will enjoy the opportunity to see bighorn sheep climbing the area, ponderosa pine trees growing out of the side of sheer cliffs, and the individual layers of sand shaped and altered over millions of years.After a brief stop at Checkerboard Mesa and a few other prime photo stops, you will have the opportunity to hike up if you like to Canyon Overlook and look 2500 feet down to the bottom of Pine Creek and Zion Canyon. After traversing through the historic 1.1 mile long tunnel and down into the canyon, you will get to enter into the main canyon and continue to see why this landscape was sacred to the Native Americans who lived here for thousands of years. Once finished, you will transfer to the entrance of the park and into Springdale, Utah, for a relaxing evening. Lodging for the night Springdale Ut. Around this hotel you have art galleries, eateries, and other fantastic shops to explore before calling it a day.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner: Cowboy Dinner show Seasonal Accommodation included: Hotels in the Springdale Hurricane Area All 3 starDay 6: Zion ParkStop At: Zion National Park, Zion National Park, UtahThe towering red & yellow cliffs of Zion National Park will be above us on both sides of the road. Day in Zion park. Your guide will meet you in the lobby, then you embark on the journey to Zion National Park. Here, you'll explore sites like the Great White Throne, Angel's Landing, the Court of the Patriarchs, and the Narrows. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Hotels in the Springdale and Hurricane Utah areasDay 7: Zion NP Stop At: Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, Zion National Park, UtahWake up early and explore the canyon or relax from your hotel's balcony in the shade of 3000 + feet of cliffs. You can walk along the Virgin River Narrows, cross Angels Landing, walk to the Emerald Pools, or climb the East Rim Trail to the top of the park, or visit the Cable Mountain or Observation Point.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerNo accommodation included on this day.Day 8: Salt Lake CityPass By: Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, UtahFor your journey back to Salt Lake City, Utah, you'll leave the park. You'll stop for lunch along the way in historical Beaver, Utah at Cove Fort. Cove Fort Historic Site welcomes visitors year-round and is located approximately 30 miles south of Fillmore, Utah. The rock fort was built in 1867 and protected telegraph lines and travelers on the road between Salt Lake City and settlements further south. Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called families to manage the fort and ranch, and these families made Cove Fort their home. Their legacy of sacrifice and service can still be felt today. You'll also travel along the faultlines of the Hurricane and Wasatch. You should get through the Provo Canyon to Salt Lake City or Park City. These are all possible walks. Meals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$999 Outdoor Activities

Utah's 5 National Parks in 5 Days - Camping

This tour begins and ends in Las Vegas. The pick-up/drop-off location is the North Entrance of the Tropicana Hotel located on the Las Vegas Strip. The trip departs Las Vegas at 7:30am on Monday and arrives back in Las Vegas at 5:00pm on Friday. Day 1 - Depart Las Vegas and arrive in Zion National Park in time to hike the trails and see the stunning sandstone cliffsDay 2 - Depart Zion and arrive in Moab where we will set up camp before exploring Arches National ParkDay 3 - Enjoy breakfast before exploring the rough and rugged landscape in Canyonlands National Park before finishing the day at Dead Horse Point State ParkDay 4 - Depart Moab and drive through Capitol Reef National Park as you make your way to Bryce Canyon National Park for sunset. Also get ready to hike Goblin Valley State Park!Day 5 - Explore the sandstone spires called hoodoo’s which bring the landscape to life as you hike the trails before departing for Las Vegas*All camping equipment and meals are included.