National Parks Explorer - 13 day Self Drive with flights


Las Vegas | Zion | Bryce Canyon | Lake Powell | Grand Canyon | Sedona | Lake Havasu

This incredible journey introduces you to awe-inspiring landscapes and cultural gems throughout the American West. Your journey commences in vibrant, neon-lit Las Vegas, where the glittering lights of the city beckon you into a world of excitement and entertainment. Venture further into the heart of nature's wonders as you encounter the towering cliffs of Zion National Park, a geological marvel that stands as a testament to the forces of time. The mesmerising hoodoos of Bryce Canyon will captivate your imagination, showcasing intricate rock formations that seem to defy gravity and create an otherworldly ambiance.

Navigate to the tranquil haven of Lake Powell, where crystal-clear waters reflect the surrounding red-rock landscapes, creating a harmonious blend of natural beauty. The journey then unfolds at the Grand Canyon, where the vastness of the landscape is nothing short of awe-inspiring. As you peer into the depths of this colossal chasm, you'll witness the geological story etched into the layers of rock over millions of years.

Next up is Sedona National Park, where the crimson rocks emanate an energy that has drawn seekers and artists alike for generations. The unique charm of this destination provides a respite for introspection amid the stunning backdrop of red-hued mesas.Conclude your adventure at the tranquil shores of Lake Havasu, offering a serene retreat with its clear waters and scenic surroundings.

Each stop on this fly-drive holiday is a curated blend of natural wonders, outdoor exploration, and cultural richness. From the vibrant lights of the city to the quietude of nature's sanctuaries, this journey promises a diverse and captivating tapestry of experiences, unveiling some of the most iconic destinations in the vast and enchanting American West.

This Holiday Includes

  • Flights Return flights from the UK
  • Car Hire 13 Days Car Hire
  • Hotels 12 Nights Accommodation
  • Days 13 Days


Full Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrive Las Vegas, Nevada

    Hotel: MGM Grand Hotel & Casino 4*

    Touch down in Las Vegas, collect your rental car, and make your way to your hotel nestled amidst the dazzling allure of the "Entertainment Capital of the World." With a plethora of options ranging from shopping and dining to world-renowned shows, bustling casinos, and indulgent spas, Las Vegas promises a spectrum of experiences tailored to every traveller's delight.

  • Day 3

    Zion National Park, Utah - 187 Miles

    Hotel: Zion Mountain Ranch 3*

    Bid farewell to the architectural marvels of Las Vegas and journey through the vast desert, heading towards the mesmerising landscapes of the Colorado Plateau and its pristine National Parks. As you traverse through St. George and the quaint town of Springdale, you'll find yourself at the gateway to Zion National Park. Dedicate your afternoon to uncovering the splendors of this majestic park, boasting breathtaking canyons and trails suitable for every adventurer, whether novice or seasoned.

  • Day 5

    Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah - 60 Miles

    Hotel: The Lodge at Bryce Canyon 3*

    Journey to the heart of Utah and immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring landscapes of Bryce Canyon. Here, nature showcases its grandeur with magnificent hoodoos sculpted in varying hues of red. Eroded into intricate pinnacles and spires, these rock formations present a mesmerizing contrast against the region's azure skies. Opt to wander the canyon trails on foot or experience its beauty atop a horse. If visiting during the summertime, the thrill of a local rodeo might just be an added highlight to your adventure!

  • Day 7

    Lake Powell, Arizona - 149 Miles

    Hotel: Ticaboo Lodge 3*

    As the morning light beckons, don't miss the spectacular sunrise show at Bryce Point. Witness the sun's ascent above the canyon, setting ablaze the red rock spires, transforming them into a dynamic kaleidoscope of ever shifting colours.

    Travel further south through Utah, and you'll pass through the picturesque western enclave of Kanab, a backdrop for countless cowboy films that have graced the silver screen. Your journey eventually leads you to Page, where you'll encounter the awe-inspiring Glen Canyon Dam and the pristine Lake Powell, resplendent with its crystalline blue waters. As the day unfolds, consider embarking on a cruise across Lake Powell, an option available in the afternoon or evening, promising serene moments amidst this natural wonder.

  • Day 8

    Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona - 137 Miles

    Hotel: Bright Angel Lodge 4*

    Consider starting your day with a guided exploration of the mesmerising slot canyons of Antelope Canyon. Revered for their rich sandstone hues, these canyons captivate photographers and nature enthusiasts alike with their ethereal beauty. Following this, set forth on a brief journey to the Grand Canyon, a monumental testament to nature's grandeur and undeniably one of the world's natural wonders. Immerse yourself in its magnificence by strolling along the rim, engaging in informative ranger-led sessions, or elevating your experience with a helicopter flight over its vast expanse.

    Devote an entire day to the Grand Canyon, exploring its wonders at a leisurely pace tailored to your preferences. Begin at the visitor center, where knowledgeable Park Rangers stand ready to recommend trails, vantage points, and other engaging activities to make the most of your visit.

  • Day 10

    Sedona, Arizona - 110 Miles

    Hotel: Amara Resort & Spa 4*

    Depart from the Grand Canyon and journey through the scenic Oak Creek Canyon and Flagstaff, eventually arriving in the picturesque town of Sedona where you'll spend the night.

  • Day 11

    Lake Havasu City, Arizona - 235 Miles

    Hotel: London Bridge Resort 3*

    Depart from Sedona and venture westward, with the option to traverse portions of the iconic Route 66. A notable stop along the way is the quaint town of Seligman. Here, remnants of the legendary road are evident along its main street, characterised by vintage motels, cafes, and an array of Route 66-themed gift shops inviting exploration. Proceed further to discover Lake Havasu, which houses a unique piece of history – the famed London Bridge.

  • Day 12

    Las Vegas, Nevada - 153 Miles

    Hotel: Las Vegas Hilton at Resorts World 4*

    Journey back to Las Vegas for one last evening of thrill and revelry before embarking on your journey home the following day.

  • Day 13

    Depart Las Vegas, Nevada

    Today marks the end of your National Parks Explorer self-drive. Return your rental car to the depot before heading to the airport for your departure flight home.

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Guide Price: £2,059

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Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a double or twin room and include flights from the UK, pre-booked accommodation, car hire with unlimited mileage. Note: Hotels specified are subject to availability and may be substituted by one of a similar standard. Prices based on travel in low season (November & December 2024). For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please contact us for details.

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