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Parks & Canyons Spectacular Escorted by Randi and Rob Dixon

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Globus

14 – Day | Rapid City to Las Vegas

Escorted by Randi and Rob Dixon

September 18th to October 1st, 2021

$3699pp* | $250pp* deposit

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Daily Itinerary:

  • 9/18/21 – Day 1  RAPID CITY
  • 9/19/21 – Day 2  MOUNT RUSHMORE / CRAZY HORSE
  • 9/20/21 – Day 3  BLACK HILLS NATIONAL FOREST
  • 9/21/21 – Day 4  LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD
  • 9/22/21 – Day 5  CODY
  • 9/23/21 – Day 6  YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
  • 9/24/21 – Day 7  GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK
  • 9/25/21 – Day 8  JACKSON
  • 9/26/21 – Day 9  SALT LAKE CITY
  • 9/27/21 – Day 10  BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK
  • 9/28/21 – Day 11  ZION NATIONAL PARK
  • 9/29/21 – Day 12  LAKE POWELL & PAINTED DESERT
  • 9/30/21 – Day 13  GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
  • 10/1/21 – Day 14  LAS VEGAS
Globus Parks Canyons Spectacular Map

DAY 1

RAPID CITY

Welcome to Rapid City. At 6 pm, join your travel companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure. RUSHMORE HOTEL

DAY 2

RAPID CITY. EXCURSION TO CRAZY HORSE & MOUNT RUSHMORE MEMORIALS

After an orientation tour of Rapid City, visit CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL, built in honor of the fearless Sioux chief whose fame is derived from the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Then, on to MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, featuring the likenesses of U.S. presidents—Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt—carved on the face of a mountain. Maybe stroll along the Presidential Trail for more intimate views or visit the Information Center. Breakfast RUSHMORE HOTEL

DAY 3

RAPID CITY–DEADWOOD–SHERIDAN

This morning, enjoy a drive through BLACK HILLS NATIONAL FOREST and experience the area’s colorful history on a guided tour of DEADWOOD, once a wild gold-mining town, and hear stories of legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Continue through the Black Hills to the cattle town of Sheridan at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Breakfast / Dinner BEST WESTERN SHERIDAN CENTER

DAY 4

SHERIDAN–LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT–CODY

Journey this morning into southern Montana to visit LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT, the site commemorating one of America’s most famous battles. Tour the battlegrounds where Custer was defeated by approximately 7,000 Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors, and visit the museum. Afterward, continue your scenic drive through the Bighorn Mountains, arriving in Cody with time for an optional float trip on the Shoshone River. Breakfast HOLIDAY INN BUFFALO BILL VILLAGE

DAY 5

CODY–YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

This morning, visit the BUFFALO BILL CENTER OF THE WEST, a fine museum of historic weapons and Western art. Then, continue through Shoshone National Forest to YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, established in 1872 as the world’s first national park, where wild animals roam freely in vast meadows and forests. Enjoy several photo stops on the way to your hotel, including world-famous Old Faithful Geyser. Breakfast YELLOWSTONE PARK LODGES

DAY 6

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

Spend the day exploring Yellowstone. Travel along Grand Loop Road to Fountain Paint Pot to see the bubbling mud. Continue on to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone for magnificent views of the spectacular Lower Falls—almost twice as high as Niagara Falls! Next, stop at Mammoth Hot Springs and take a short trail walk among the steaming limestone terraces. Breakfast / Dinner YELLOWSTONE PARK LODGES

DAY 7

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK–GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK–JACKSON

Journey south this morning into breathtaking GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK. Visit beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake at the foot of the rugged spires for a delightful walk along the shore. Enjoy a freshly made HUCKLEBERRY SHAKE while admiring the beautiful surroundings. Then, continue to the all-Western town of Jackson. This evening, travel by horse-drawn covered wagons into Cache Creek Canyon and experience dinner at the BAR T-5 CHUCKWAGON COOKOUT and Wild West show. Feast on slow-cooked chicken made in traditional Dutch ovens, along with other local specialties. Breakfast / Dinner RUSTIC INN CREEKSIDE RESORT

DAY 8

JACKSON

Spend an entire day at leisure to enjoy this spectacular playground. Perhaps choose an optional float trip along the Snake River or stroll along the downtown boardwalks, enjoy a drink at one of the local saloons, or shop for your favorite western wear. Breakfast RUSTIC INN CREEKSIDE RESORT

DAY 9

JACKSON–SALT LAKE CITY

Today’s journey continues alongside some of Wyoming’s most beautiful mountain ranges into Utah, home to five national parks. Arrive in Salt Lake City, founded by Brigham Young in 1847. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the capital city and its historic monuments before arriving at your hotel. Breakfast SHERATON SALT LAKE CITY

DAY 10

SALT LAKE CITY–BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK

Today, travel through sagebrush landscape to BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, a national park with a beauty all its own. Take a leisurely drive with photo stops to capture the bright red, yellow, and pink pillars called “hoodoos.” The balance of the day is at your leisure. Breakfast / Dinner BEST WESTERN PLUS BRYCE CANYON HOTEL

DAY 11

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK–ZION NATIONAL PARK– LAKE POWELL

Travel to ZION NATIONAL PARK with its dramatic landscape of sculptured canyons and soaring cliffs resembling temples and cathedrals. Your sightseeing tour gives you the chance to experience the park up close and personal. Then, continue into Arizona and the town of Page, nestled on the shores of Lake Powell. Breakfast LAKE POWELL RESORT

DAY 12

LAKE POWELL–PAINTED DESERT–GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK

This morning, you may wish to join our optional flight over Monument Valley for a bird’s-eye view of the red-sandstone monoliths, made famous by many Western movies and TV shows. Afterward, cross the Painted Desert with its ever-changing colors, and catch your first glimpse of the worldfamous GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Afternoon arrival allows free time to explore the canyon rim on your own. Be sure to take an evening stroll to savor the magnificent sunset. Breakfast / Dinner GRAND CANYON LODGES

DAY 13

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK–LAS VEGAS

For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, take our optional flightseeing tour over the Grand Canyon. Then, travel on a stretch of legendary Route 66 to Las Vegas, one of America’s most famous cities. Enjoy a sightseeing tour while en route to your resort hotel, located in the heart of the “Strip” for easy access to all the megacasinos and attractions. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. Breakfast / Dinner TREASURE ISLAND

DAY 14

LAS VEGAS

Your tour ends this morning with guests departing on independent schedules. Breakfast

Parks & Canyons Spectacular Escorted by Randi & Rob Dixon

Randi and Rob Dixon
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Call Randi at (800) 576 2378 x102 or email rfagin@bestcruises.com


All prices are per person. All deposits are non-refundable. Airfare (not included) available on request. Insurance (not included) available on request. Meals subject to change. Other restrictions apply .