Why I love Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks

I love the prickly pear's hot-pink blooms, the tenacity of crimson paintbrush draped across a rock face. I love exploring canyons: listening to echoes of water – sometimes light and joyous, sometimes rumbling and ominous – or just tracing its ancient passage along the smooth, rippling walls. I love how a place that seems so barren is in fact so full of wonder. It's much like life itself: from afar it might appear... Read More

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Rock Climbing and Canyoneering near Zion

Pre-expedition training is a key part of the excursion and your guides will cover important safety and equipment tips. All participants will be instructed in all procedures, as well as thoroughly inspected to ensure that everyone is prepared and safe. Your trip includes expert training, transportation and gear, including helmet, harness, equipment, shoes and wetsuits if required. Learn about safety and equipment, belaying and rappelling, climbing and canyoneering ethics and techniques, all while being looked after by a professional guide. Your guides will pick you up at your hotel or designated meeting place around Zion National Park, and from there shuttle you to the climbing or canyoneering spot. A half-day trip lasts from 4-5 hours including travel time. Wear layers (jacket, hat etc.) that can be removed as needed depending on the weather, shoes with good tread (bulky hiking boots not recommended). Bring also 1-2 quarts of water per person, snacks and energy bars. There will be a moderate approach or hike to access the canyon or climbing areas. Lastly, enjoy the beautiful views from the top!

$3399 Classic

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.

$1535.36 Yolo

Canyon Country & Coasts – Las Vegas to San Francisco

Speckled with national parks, bustling cities, natural treasures, and must-see monuments, the Southwest – America’s great wide open – is a living postcard. On this trip, you’ll venture from Monument Valley and the Grand Canyon to the Pacific Coast of California, camp outdoors, and reconnect with the most picturesque side of this great country. Paired up with an attentive and knowledgeable CEO, this trip is perfect for nature-minded travellers eager to see the best of the Southwest in a short period of time.

$2239.36 Yolo

Camping America's West

Think every trail in the Great American West has been blazed by now? Think again, partner. Spread across 22 glorious days, this trip takes you on an incredible loop from beautiful San Francisco and back again with stops in Yosemite, Las Vegas, San Diego, and LA along the way. In between, you’ll have the chance to take a dip in the Pacific, raft the Colorado River, hike the Grand Canyon, and stretch out under star-filled skies in the region’s top national parks. Three weeks of your life, a memory forever.

$3824.25 National Geographic Journeys

National Parks of the American West

Spend two weeks in the American West, discovering the beauty of many of its most iconic national parks. Encounter the crimson-striped cliffs of the Grand Canyon and hear the thundering surf at Big Sur. Stroll among the giants of Sequoia National Park and step behind the scenes at the Monterey Bay Aquarium on a tour designed for National Geographic Journeys. From Yosemite to Death Valley, escape to some of the greatest natural wonders anywhere.

$1663.36 National Geographic Journeys

Discover American Canyonlands

Take off on an adventure-filled eight days among the striking natural towers and red plateaus of the American canyonlands. Walk along the edge of the Grand Canyon with a recognized expert to view 2,000-year-old rock art, hike among the astounding rock formations of Zion National Park, and discover the beauty of Antelope Canyon alongside a Navajo guide. Find inspiration amid the beauty of these legendary landscapes.