Alpine Wonders + Dreamscapes

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  • Duration: 14 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Reno, NV
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Day 1: Grand Canyon National Park
Premium Lodging: Lake Powell Resort: Page, AZ

This morning, we’ll make the 4-hour drive to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park – one of the Seven Wonders of the World. We’ll visit key destinations such as Yavapai Point, the Yavapai Geology Museum, the ancient Tusayan Ruins, and catch a sunset at the famous Desert View Watchtower. After a scenic drive, our evening will conclude along the shores of the largest man-made reservoir at Lake Powell Resort.

Day 2: Lake Powell, Tour of Antelope Canyon and Sunset at Horseshoe Bend
Premium Lodging: Lake Powell Resort: Page, AZ

Take the morning to relax at your water-side accommodations. There are multiple ways to enjoy the resort, including renting a kayak or paddle board to get a closer look into the winding canyons of Lake Powell. After lunch, we will head out for an afternoon tour of the infamous Antelope Canyon. As the evening approaches, we will venture to Horseshoe Bend to take a short half mile hike to the lookout. Be aware of your surroundings and don’t get too close to the edge as there are no guard rails on this excursion. Next, we will return to the resort for an evening of relaxation. to the Rainbow Room overlooking Wahweap Marina where you can enjoy fine dining paired with a beautiful view over the lake.

Day 3: Zion National Park
Premium Lodging: Zion Lodge: Springdale, UT

This morning we’ll make the short drive through the arid red rock desert into the green oasis of Zion National Park. Upon our arrival to Zion Lodge, a refreshing nature walk to

the Emerald Pools awaits you – just a short walk across the street. During the summer and fall season, the Limo Liner may not access the park beyond Zion Lodge. This afternoon, you may utilize the Zion Park Shuttle System that departs from the lodge all throughout the day, offering access to key geological features and a network of hiking and walking trails such as Angels Landing, the Zion Narrows, Observation Point and the Temple of Sinawava. As the evening approaches, enjoy your time in this region from the comfort of your private cabin, with views of the towering palisades in every direction.

Day 4: Zion and Bryce Canyon National Park
Premium Lodge: The Lodge at Bryce Canyon: Bryce, UT

This afternoon, we will make the scenic drive to Bryce Canyon National Park – a wondrous land of pines, pinnacles and oddly sculpted formations known as hoodoos. Magnificent spires tinted with shades of pink, orange and red, put on a captivating show as the light changes throughout the day. For those who wish to experience these rock formations up close, take a stroll through Wall Street – the only slot canyon in the park. Continue down the Navajo Trail where you’ll find Two Bridges and Thor’s Hammer towering above you. Keep an eye open for the park’s abundant wildlife, including elk, coyotes, marmots, and prairie dogs, as we capture an awe-inspiring sunset at Bryce Point, just steps away from your sought-after accommodations at The Lodge at Bryce Canyon.

Day 5: Bryce Canyon Sunrise and Arches National Park
Premium Lodging: Red Cliffs Lodge: Moab, UT

For you early-risers, we encourage you to get out and enjoy the sunrise over the Bryce Canyon Amphitheater. We’ll depart after breakfast for the 4-hour scenic drive to the outstanding Arches National Park. Here you will have the opportunity to hike the short trails to reach the dazzling arches of the region such as Balanced Rock, The Windows, Double Arch, Delicate Arch, and Landscape Arch. These stunning and unique rock formations are something you’re not going to want to miss!

Disclaimer: Each trail will take between 15-30 minutes to walk and are fairly non-strenuous. These are primarily self-guided dirt and paved pathways, but you may participate as much or as little as they wish to, depending on your preferred activity level.

If hiking doesn’t interest you, no need to worry! Stay and relax on the Limo Liner or sit and enjoy the fresh air and scenery of the desert. Other stops include the Courthouse Wash Wall Panel, Park Avenue, and viewpoints of Three Gossips, Sheep Rock, and Courthouse Towers. After a long day spent in the park, we will reach Red Cliffs Lodge, set along the Colorado River amongst the most spectacular red rock scenery.

Day 6: Canyonlands National Park and Moab Adventures
Premium Lodging: Red Cliffs Lodge: Moab, UT

Our day will begin with a trip to Canyonlands National Park to catch the inspiring sunrise at Grand View Point. From here, we’ll explore the Island in the Sky District from the comfort of the Limo Liner, stopping at key points such as Whale Rock and the Canyonlands Visitor Center. In the afternoon, we will visit Moab to visit the local shops and restaurants. An optional excursion includes an exciting Hummer Safari to Hell’s Revenge just before sunset. While weaving in and out of red rock canyons, your guide will explain the geology and history of the Canyonlands region. You’ll savor tasty hors d’oeuvres at the summit as the sun paints the evening sky –returning beneath a blanket of innumerable stars. Alternatively, enjoy a unique, open-air Dutch oven dinner before embarking on a jet boat cruise for an evening light show on the canyon walls of the Colorado River. Our evening will conclude back at our Red Cliff Lodge accommodations in Castle Valley.

Day 7: Salt Lake City
Premium Lodging: Radisson Hotel Salt Lake Downtown: Salt Lake City, UT

This morning we’ll make the 4-hour drive to Salt Lake City, Utah. Once in Salt Lake City, the Limo Liner will drive directly to the airport. If you are continuing with the second week of the trip, we will drive downtown to check in to the Radisson Salt Lake Hotel. Enjoy your evening exploring Temple Square and Salt Lake City night life, just steps away from your accommodations.

Day 8: Bear Lake and Jackson Hole
Premium Lodging: Spring Creek Ranch: Jackson, WY

We will begin our second week of our trip with a scenic drive north to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Stopping briefly for lunch along Bear Lake, we’ll emerge into Wyoming’s favorite resort town in the late afternoon. Nestled between the Grand Teton and Gros Ventre mountain ranges, the valley of Jackson Hole is home to an authentic cowboy town with options for all ages – featuring art galleries, unique dining, a robust shopping district and iconic cowboy bars. Take the time to explore the shops in Jackson Square before we check in at Spring Creek Ranch where you can indulge in any of the ranches amenities. Later, we’ll gather to enjoy a sunset dinner at the ranches restaurant, The Granary, offering upscale dining and gorgeous panoramic views of the Grand Teton mountain range.

Day 9: Jenny Lake, Mormon Row and Grand Teton Loop
Premium Lodging: Jackson Lake Lodge: Moran, WY

Our day begins with a trip to the shores of Jenny Lake, situated at the base of the Grand Teton mountain range. There are a variety of ways to enjoy the lake, including a walk through the Visitor’s Center, a round-trip hike to Hidden Falls or Moose Pond, boarding a scenic boat tour, or simply relaxing with a cooling refreshment in the crisp mountain air. A scenic drive along the Grand Teton Loop will provide multiple photo opportunities for elk, pronghorn and bison – and of course the Grand Tetons where we’ll visit key regions such as the historic barns and settlements on Mormon Row. As the evening approaches, we’ll enjoy an in-field dinner at one of our favorite Grand Teton turnouts. Relax and take in the scenery before we check in to our accommodations at Jackson Lake Lodge. Boasting spectacular view of Mount Moran, the wetlands just outside of the lodge provide the perfect setting to spot a moose and are a beautiful destination for a sunset diner. The evening is yours to relax at this historic destination.

Day 10: Jackson Lake Lodge Leisure
Premium Lodging: Jackson Lake Lodge: Moran, WY

The morning is yours to enjoy breakfast at the lodge, as this will be a self-guided day. For those who want to get on the water, head to the Activities Desk to book a scenic float on the Snake River with views of majestic wildlife and scenery. Other activities include horseback riding, fly fishing, swimming, kayaking on Jackson Lake or hiking one of the many surrounding trails. Whether you curl up with a good book by the fire place or head out on your own adventure, Jackson Lake Lodge is the perfect destination for every traveler.

Day 11: Yellowstone Lower Grand Loop
Premium Lodging: Explorer Cabins: West Yellowstone, MT

Take the morning to sleep in and enjoy the amenities at the lodge. After breakfast, we’ll board the Limo Liner to drive along the Grand Tetons and through the heart of Yellowstone National Park. We’ll stop at the alpine waters of Yellowstone Lake for panoramic views of the Gros Ventre Mountains before continuing to West Thumb Geyser Basin. Next, we’ll break for lunch at the historic Old Faithful Lodge and explore the surrounding boardwalks as we await the eruption of the famous geyser. Driving along the Fire Hole river, we’ll visit key areas such as Midway Geyser Basin where you’ll find outstanding colors of steamy blue, bright green and rusty orange. After a visit to Gibbon Falls, we’ll venture to our favorite turn-out for an in-field dinner along the Madison River before checking in to our private Explorer Cabins

Day 12: Yellowstone Upper Grand Loop and Lamar Valley
Premium Lodging: Explorer Cabins: West Yellowstone, MT

We’ll rise early, as today is a day for discovering the majestic scenery and vibrant wildlife of this treasured American region. Boarding the Limo Liner, our morning brings us to key destinations such as Norris Geyser Basin and Roaring Mountain. We’ll continue our exploration to the northern end of the Grand Loop of Yellowstone at Mammoth Hot Springs. Home to the Historic Fort Yellowstone, this location boasts expansive views of the surrounding valley, Swan Lake, and the vibrant orange and white travertine terraces. We’ll stop to savor an in-field lunch prepared by our chef during this scenic journey. Continuing east through Roosevelt Junction, the landscape uncovers the cascading waters of Tower Fall where guests may take the short hike to the bottom or simply view it from the top. As the evening approaches, we’ll carefully dissect the wonders of Lamar Valley behind the lens where bison, grizzly bears, wolves, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and Roosevelt elk highlight this trek through the heart of Yellowstone’s showcase of wildlife. Take in the sunset as you are served appetizers that reflect the local fare of the region. After a scenic drive through the heart of Yellowstone, we will conclude the evening back at our private cabins in West Yellowstone.

Day 13: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Hayden Valley
Premium Lodging: 320 Guest Ranch: Gallatin Gateway, MT

Take the morning to relax and enjoy your private cabins. Head into town for breakfast or enjoy light breakfast fare aboard the Limo Liner. Our first stop in the park brings us to Canyon Village where we’ll learn of the history and geography of Yellowstone at the Visitor Education Center. Continuing along the Yellowstone River, we’ll take a scenic drive out to Artist’s Point to view the Upper Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Multiple hiking opportunities await you, as the canyon offers a variety of perspectives of the Upper and Lower falls. Next, we’ll venture to Hayden Valley for prime wildlife-viewing opportunities and a look at Mud Volcano as our time in the park comes to a close. After a scenic drive through the park and the Gallatin National Forest, we’ll check in at the rustic 320 Guest Ranch where you can enjoy general relaxation amidst the iconic Gallatin River landscape. In the evening, we’ll gather at the 320 Saloon for an authentic cowboy dinner.

Day 14: The Journey Home

After a morning spent soaking up the last few hours of vacation, we’ll depart for the Bozeman Airport. If you have the time to hang around, Bozeman offers a variety of unique flavorful restaurants that we highly recommend trying out. The Limo Liner will escort you to the airport or to your hotel if you have scheduled post-trip accommodations. We hope you enjoy your time traveling with us. Thank you for choosing Experience Park Tours.