Lifestyle Tours presents…
National Parks of America
September 10 – 21, 2019
12 Days ● 17 Meals: 10 Breakfasts, 7 Dinners
Book by March 10, 2019 & Save $150 Per Person:
$5,149; Double $4,999*
$6,449; Single $6,299
$5,099 Triple $4,949
For bookings made after Mar 10, 2019 call for rates.
Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Evansville Regional Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers
Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $275 per person
Alternate gateways are available upon request.
* All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change, based on air inclusive package from EVV
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Collette’s Flagship: Collette’s tours open the door to a world of amazing destinations. Marvel at must-see sights, sample regional cuisine, stay in centrally located hotels and connect with new and captivating cultures. These itineraries offer an inspiring and easy way to experience the world, where an expert guide takes care of all the details.
- Explore the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, a tribute to Buffalo Bill Cody.
- Meet Native Americans and discuss their unique and colorful culture.
- Spend a night at the spectacular Grand Canyon.
- Stay in Yellowstone National Park, home to the famous Old Faithful Geyser.
- See one of the country's most famous landmarks, Mount Rushmore.
- Experience a chuck wagon dinner and cowboy entertainment.
- Discover a world of color and light on a breakfast cruise on Lake Powell.
Highlights: Scottsdale, Lake Powell, Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole, Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks, Old Faithful, Sheridan, Bighorn Mountains, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore
Day 1: Monday, September 10, 2019. Scottsdale, Arizona - Tour Begins Join us on a journey through five of America’s most incredible national parks. Your tour opens in Arizona where you will enjoy a stay in the world-famous resort town of Scottsdale. This evening, join your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner. (D)
Day 2: Tuesday, September 11, 2019. Scottsdale - Sedona - Lake Powell Begin the day with a visit to the artists' colony of Sedona where you will see the amazing rock formations change hue with each turn in the road. Later today, arrive at Lake Powell where you’ll enjoy dinner and sunset views of the lake. (B, D)
Day 3: Wednesday, September 12, 2019. Lake Powell - Grand Canyon Embark on a delightful breakfast cruise on scenic Lake Powell. Next, travel to Carl Hayden Visitors Center and look out over Glen Canyon Dam and see to the end of Lake Powell. Afterward, travel through Marble Canyon before arriving at one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the spectacular Grand Canyon. Upon arrival, relax at one of the many public seating areas overlooking the immense and colorful canyon. Take a moment to reflect as you stand in awe of this iconic natural treasure. Before dinner you may wish to take a short hike to explore the area. Tonight’s dinner takes place in the historic Grand Canyon Lodge which offers fine dining in a casual atmosphere with magnificent views overlooking the rim of the canyon. (B, D)
Day 4: Thursday, September 13, 2019. Grand Canyon - Zion National Park, Utah Today’s destination is the red and white sandstone cliffs of Zion National Park.* Zion is very likely one of the most awe-inspiring national parks in the world, just in sheer magnitude and color. You’ll have time for a leisurely hike on the Lower Emerald Pool Trail to see the lower pool and waterfalls. Then, enjoy the view from the floor of the canyon as you ride along on the Zion tram. (B, D)
Day 5: Friday, September 14, 2019. Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon - Salt Lake City En route to Salt Lake City we will stop at Bryce Canyon National Park,* truly one of the most spectacular scenic wonders of the world. The formations within the park, called Hoodoos, are the creation of wind and water erosion over aeons of time. Iron-oxidizing within the rock causes the natural orange and red hues that color these formations. A drive north takes you to Salt Lake City, the “City of the Saints,” for a 2-night stay. (B, D)
Day 6: Saturday, September 15, 2019. Salt Lake City Enjoy a tour of Salt Lake City featuring the Great Salt Lake, the State Capitol and the residential district. Then, take the rest of the day to relax or independently explore. Perhaps you will choose to explore Temple Square: this beautifully landscaped 10-acre plot of ground in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City is one of Utah's most visited attractions. The square’s centerpiece is the 6-spired granite Salt Lake Temple, and adjacent to this imposing edifice is the domed Tabernacle, home of the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the great Tabernacle organ. (B)
Day 7: Sunday, September 16, 2019. Salt Lake City - Jackson Hole, Wyoming En route to Wyoming you will see the majestic Bear Lake Summit. Later, arrive in the cowboy town of Jackson Hole. (B)
Day 8: Monday, September 17, 2019. Jackson Hole The day is yours to enjoy Jackson Hole. Optional activities include shopping, canoeing, hiking and river-rafting trips. Of course, your Tour Manager will be ready with suggestions. Tonight, experience a fun-filled evening of cowboy entertainment and a traditional chuck wagon** dinner. (B, D)
Day 9: Tuesday, September 18, 2019. Jackson Hole - Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks From Jackson Hole, pass through Grand Teton National Park. Towering more than a mile above the valley of Jackson Hole, the Grand Teton rises to 13,770 feet. Twelve Teton peaks reach above 12,000 feet and support a dozen mountain glaciers. The Teton Range is the youngest range in the Rockies and displays some of North America's oldest rocks. Later, arrive at the amazing Yellowstone National Park for an overnight stay at your lodge nestled in the heart of this magnificent park. Explore the incredible sights of Yellowstone with a local expert. One of the many highlights is the world famous Old Faithful Geyser, a fountain of steam that rises more than 130 feet in the air. (B)
Day 10: Wednesday, September 19, 2019 Yellowstone - Cody - Sheridan A delightful day of sightseeing begins with a trip along Lake Yellowstone and over Sylvan Pass. From the mountains to the prairies, the scenery is simply amazing. As you pass through Cody, a stop will be made at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, a tribute to one of the most colorful figures of the Old West, Buffalo Bill Cody. Before turning in for the night in Sheridan, drive through the incredible Bighorn Mountains and journey through the territory of the Great Sioux Nation. (B)
Day 11: Thursday, September 20, 2019. Sheridan - Rapid City, South Dakota Visit Crazy Horse Memorial, a monument dedicated to the Native Americans of this great land. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Native American Cultural Center to learn about their culture and customs. Here, Native Americans discuss the movements of their dances and the significance of wearing different feathers and clothes. Later, see one of the country’s most famous landmarks, Mount Rushmore, whose four figures carved in stone represent the first 150 years of American history. At tonight’s farewell dinner you will meet a local Lakota Native American and learn all about their fascinating way of life, past and present. (B, D)
Day 12: Friday, September 21, 2019. Rapid City - Tour Ends Your tour comes to a close, leaving you with many wonderful memories.
Itinerary at a glance
Day 1 Courtyard by Marriott Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona
Day 2 Lake Powell National Park Hotel, Lake Powell National Park, Arizona
Day 3 Grand Canyon National Park Hotel, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Day 4 Zion National Park Hotel, Zion National Park, Utah
Days 5, 6 Radisson Hotel Salt Lake Downtown, Salt Lake City, Utah
Days 7, 8 Jackson Hole Hotel, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Day 9 Yellowstone Park Hotel, West Yellowstone, Montana
Day 10 Holiday Inn Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming
Day 11 Rapid City Hotel, Rapid City, South Dakota
On some dates, alternate hotels may be used.
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