America's Canyonlands

  • 10 Days | The Stunning Canyonlands, Arches National Park, Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park

The Original Small Group Tour.
We're Different from the Mainstream.

Authentic Dining at Locally Owned Venues
Customary Gratuities Included, Prime Located Hotels
No Up-Selling on tour, No big buses, No big groups
American Tour Directors, Local Expert Guides
Take over as a Private Journey or Self-Guided Journey.


JOURNEY'S AMERICA IS A BEAUTIFUL THING.

Deluxe from $6,379
Classic from $4,879

Enjoy prime location lodging throughout the canyonlands with your Journey Tour Director serving as your adventure leader.

 
 
 
Journey Highlights
Journey's Truly Unique Approach to America's Canyonlands, National Parks and the Grand Canyon. This itinerary combines hotel stays in perfectly located spots throughout America's Canyonlands - from Moab to Zion and everything in between - with the expertise of our Journey Tour Directors and Local Guides.
This small group Journey features:
  • An Authentic Small Group with around 6 to 16 Guests
  • Moab: Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park: Driving Adventure, Discovery Walk and Interpretation
  • Capitol Reef National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park: Discovery Walk and Interpretation
  • Zion National Park: Discovery Walk and Interpretation
  • Grand Canyon: Discovery Walk and Interpretation
  • Las Vegas: Fun Journey Finalé
See the complete Day-by-Day Itinerary
Journey Adventures through America

Featuring Unique Experiences hosted by Journey Tour Director:

  • Consider a Pre-Tour Overnight Hotel in Moab for even more adventure, such as Arches National Park.

    MOAB, 3 Nights
    Deluxe: Sorrel River Ranch Resort, Red Cliffs Lodge or Similar
    Classic: Classic Hotel or Similar

    BRYCE CANYON AREA
    , 1 Night
    Deluxe: Bryce Canyon Resort or Similar
    Classic: Bryce Canyon Resort Standard Rooms or Similar

    SPRINGDALE
    , 2 Nights
    Deluxe: Hampton Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express Springdale or Similar
    Classic: Classic Hotel or Similar

    GRAND CANYON,
    2 Nights
    Deluxe: The Grand Hotel at the Grand Canyon, El Tovar or Similar
    Classic: Classic Hotel or Similar

    LAS VEGAS, 1 Night
    Deluxe: The Palazzo at The Venetian Resort or Similar
    Classic: Classic Hotel or Similar

Journey's hotels are located in the Prime locations travelers desire; while on tour include any applicable tourism/city taxes, daily breakfast with table service or buffet (continental in Classic), WiFi, and portage.


2022 Dates & Pricing
Our Journeys include airport Meet & Greet, arrival transfers, true small group touring averaging around 6 to 16 guests, Skip-the-Line Sightseeing, Journey Exclusives, Journey's Signature Dining, Prime Located hotels, daily breakfast, customary gratuities and no up-selling while on tour.

Tour commences in Moab, and ends in Las Vegas.

APRIL 23 - May 3
Deluxe: $6,379 per person, Classic: $4,879 per person

MAY 7-17, MAY 14-23, MAY 21-30, MAY 28-JUN 6
Deluxe: $6,479 per person, Classic: $4,879 per person

JUNE 4-13, JUN 18-27
Deluxe: $6,479 per person, Classic: $5,244 per person

JULY 9-18
Deluxe: $6,479 per person, Classic: $4,879 per person

AUGUST 13-22
Deluxe: $6,479 per person, Classic: $4,879 per person

SEPTEMBER 10-19, SEP 17-26, SEP 24-OCT 3
Deluxe: $6,479 per person, Classic: $4,879 per person


 
 

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 0: TRAVEL DAY | DAY 1-3: MOAB | DAY 4-6: BRYCE & ZION | DAY 7-8: GRAND CANYON | DAY 9: LAS VEGAS | DAY 10: DEPARTURE

FIRST THINGS FIRST: Your arrival to Moab
Your flight Moab Canyonlands Airport (airport code: CNY), has a daily non-stop from Denver. Or you can opt to fly into Grand Junction, Colorado, (airport code: GJT) and you should land on Day 1 of the itinerary. Your round-trip travel time on this Journey is 10 Days (10 Days, 9 Nights Land). The trip ends in Las Vegas (airport code: LAS). Airfare is not included. Your transfer from Grand Junction is included and will take about 1 hour and 45 minutes.

CONSIDER EXPANDING THE JOURNEY - Consider our Early Arrival Option into Moab or Grand Junction, Colorado (airport)
Many of our travelers arrive a “full day early” into Moab. May we also suggest experiencing 1, 2 or 3 days and nights in Grand Junction, Colorado, and take in the Colorado National Monument, and taste some of the local and amazing wine produced in western Colorado. Inquire for details.


Day-by-Day Itinerary

DAY 1: WELCOME TO MOAB, GATEWAY TO AMERICA'S CANYONLANDS
Your Journey begins in Moab, Utah, with included transfer to our hotel in the Moab area. Upon arrival, make your way to the hotel with our included transfer and enjoy leisure time until our afternoon activity and evening reception and dinner.

Discovery WalkDiscovery Walk: Moab
Meet your Journey Tour Director at the hotel for an introductory walk through the interesting town of Moab. We stroll along the main street of Moab and take in the vibe of the region.

Walking on Your Journey
We enjoy walking the streets, and uneven land that is the American southwest —  plan to be on your feet for up to 3 hours while we explore. It is also necessary to be able to climb steps onto our coaches and other vehicles. Our pace is unhurried but you must be physically capable of walking.

Prosecco IconJourney Dinners IconWelcome to Moab Dinner
Tonight join your Tour Director for a special Welcome Reception where we toast the beginning of our journey together. Then we proceed to dinner to enjoy amazing cuisine inspired from the region.

Journey’s approach to dining is unique in the travel world. We dine in small, family-owned restaurants with regional dishes wherever available. We include Premium Beverages (wine, cocktails, soft drinks) and you choose your dinner from the menu.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodations in Moab Area, 3 Nights with breakfast
Deluxe: Sorrel River Ranch Resort, Red Cliffs Lodge or Similar
Classic: Classic Hotel or Similar

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DAY 2: EXPLORING CANYONLANDS AND ARCHES NATIONAL PARKS by 4WD
After a delicious breakfast (included table service or buffet; continental breakfast in Classic hotel), we board our comfortable but capable four-wheel drive vehicles for the short drive to the entrance to Canyonlands National Park to commence the day's adventure.

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Discoveries Canyonlands & Arches National Parks
Our adventure today includes admission to both National Parks, and our amazing journey via 4WD. These stunning parks are known for the majestic space that stretches on and on.

Later today we return to our hotel for the balance of the day at leisure.

Journey is Different: Tonight your Journey Tour Director will invite you to an optional dinner or they can help you with dining reservations if you prefer to explore at your leisure.

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DAY 3: MOAB AT LEISURE

By design we have made today completely at your leisure. And one activity we think is exhilarating is the UTV Guided Tour of the nearby massive sandstone —  truly epic, but not for the faint of heart! You can even drive the UTV if you prefer. Inquire for details.

Journey is Different: Tonight your Journey Tour Director will invite you to an optional dinner or they can help you with dining reservations if you prefer to explore at your leisure.

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DAY 4: CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK
Today we will make our way to Springdale by way of Capitol Reef National Park.

Discovery WalkDiscovery Drive: Capitol Reef
We enjoy a scenic drive through Capitol Reef National Park and then stop to enjoy lunch at your owne expense at one of our favorite places along this stretch of road.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome to Springdale Dinner
Join your Tour Director tonight for an included dinner in Springdale.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodations near Bryce Canyon, 1 Night with breakfast
Deluxe: Bryce Canyon Resort or Similar
Classic: Standard Rooms or Similar

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DAY 5: BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK,

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Upper and Lower Exploration of Bryce Canyon

Today, we enjoy exploring Bryce Canyon National Park. Discover the "Hudus," and then enjoy time on the rim or explore the canyon with the Journey Tour Director. We'll enjoy time for lunch at our own expense before continuing to Springdale, our home for the next two days.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome to Springdale Dinner
Join your Tour Director tonight for an included dinner in Springdale.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodations in Springdale, 2 Nights with breakfast
Deluxe: Hampton Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express Springdale or Similar
Classic: Standard Rooms or Similar

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DAY 6: ZION NATIONAL PARK SIGHTSEEING EXPLORATION

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Admission into the Park
You may walk with the Journey Tour Director today through the park or you may explore at your leisure. Zion National Park features a great shuttle system that can whisk you along through the many stops very efficiently.

Enjoy the day at leisure. 

Tonight join the Tour Director for an optional dinner or explore at your leisure.

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DAY 7: GRAND CANYON

Today we will pass through several different eco zones as we gain around 6000 feet in elevation on our way to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure:  Arriving the Grand Canyon
We'll check into our hotel, and then enjoy some free time until sunset at the Grand Canyon.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome to the Grand Canyon Dinner
Join your Tour Director tonight for a special included dinner.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation near the Grand Canyon, 2 Nights with breakfast
Deluxe: The Grand Hotel at the Grand Canyon, El Tovar or Similar
Classic: Classic Hotel or Similar

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DAY 8: GRAND CANYON SIGHTSEEING & EXPLORATION

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure:  Grand Canyon Tour
Our expert guide provides exceptional commentary as you explore the beautiful Grand Canyon. Enjoy a guided walk along the South Rim as you learn about the geologic and botanic aspects of this amazing canyon complex. You will have the option (at no additional cost) to descend below the rim along the Bright Angel Trail as you walk in the footsteps of prehistoric Native Americans. This is rated an "easy trail" that goes far below the rim. There are 2 turn-around points along the way which can make this hike 3 or 6 miles round-trip. This is a fantastic option for those who want to push themselves a bit into the Grand Canyon but would like the amenities of water, bathrooms and shade to be available every once in a while. You may opt to separate and explore on your own today as well.

We return to the hotel afterwards for the balance of the day at leisure.

Tonight, enjoy an optional dinner with your Tour Director or explore at your leisure.

Option to consider:
GRAND CANYON HELICOPTER TOUR - FROM $299.00
The Grand Canyon helicopter ride is an enjoyable bird's-eye view as you fly over the Canyon and river —  outstanding experience.

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DAY 9: ROUTE '66, LAS VEGAS
This morning we will make our way to Seligman, Arizona, which was a favorite stopping point on Route '66 and considered the 'birthplace' of the route. You can take in view of the original motels, along with the historic general store. It's Americana at its finest!

We arrive in Las Vegas mid to late afternoon for time at leisure before our Farewell Event tonight.

Journey Dinners IconFarewell Event
Enjoy a special dinner tonight with the Journey Tour Director. As your adventure draws to a close we dream of our next chapter in the Journey.  

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DAY 10: DEPARTURE DAY
We say 'See You Later' to Vegas and America's Canyonlands Tour this morning. Perhaps an extension in Vegas is in order? Inquire for details.

 

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