15-Day Circle the American West Tour - Denver In, Denver Out

  • Tour code: 526-2256
  • Available: Thu, Fri
  • Depart from: Denver, CO
  • Duration: 15 Days 14 Nights
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Highlights:

14-night hotel accommodations. Sightseeing in Plum Creek Winery, Lake Powell cruise, 4-wheel-drive tour in Monument Valley, Durango & Silverton Narrow-Gauge Railroad, Ute Indian Museum, and Pike’s Peak Cog Railway.

Pricing Details

Single: $3439
Double (/Person): $2419
Third Person Adult: $1699
Child (Age 8-17): $2177.10
Fourth Person Adult: N/A
Child (Age 8-17): N/A

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Price: All Prices are in USD. Prices are per person based upon shared twin room occupancy. All prices are based on current exchange rates and are subject to change without notice.
  • Child Rate: Young travelers aged 8-17 receive a 10% discount on the land price. We regret that we are unable to accept children less than 8 years old on these types of vacations.
  • No more than 3 passengers allowed in room 1.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Denver
  • Day 2 Denver - Vail - Grand Junction(263 miles)
  • Day 3 Grand Junction - Colorado National Monument - Arches National Park - Moab(66 miles)
  • Day 4 Moab
  • Day 5 Moab - Capitol Reef National Park - Bryce Canyon National Park - Bryce Canyon City(167 miles)
  • Day 6 Bryce Canyon City - Zion National Park - Page(203 miles)
  • Day 7 Page - Flagstaff - Williams(163 miles)
  • Day 8 Williams - Grand Canyon - Williams(118 miles)
  • Day 9 Williams - Monument Valley Tribal Park - Kayenta(238 miles)
  • Day 10 Kayenta - Mesa Verde National Park - Durango(347 miles)
  • Day 11 Durango
  • Day 12 Durango - Ouray - Montrose - Gunnison National Forest - Gunnison(222 miles)
  • Day 13 Gunnison - Buena Vista - Colorado Springs(176 miles)
  • Day 14 Colorado Springs - Denver(63 miles)
  • Day 15 Denver
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Day 1 Denver

Today we will gather in Denver. Guests should check in at the hotel on their own and may enjoy free time in the city afterward.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Downtown Denver

Day 2 Denver - Vail - Grand Junction(263 miles)

We will first travel to the mountain resort town of Vail, CO for a rest before continuing on to Grand Junction, CO, where we will have a chance to visit the locals wineries and partake in a Wine Tasting.

A Home Rule Municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The town of Vail was established and built as the base village to Vail Ski Resort which is the largest ski mountain in Colorado.

Standard Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Grand Junction

Day 3 Grand Junction - Colorado National Monument - Arches National Park - Moab(66 miles)

Today we will visit the Colorado National Monument and Arches National Park before heading to Moab, UT for the night.

  • Always Visit
    The Colorado National Monument is a park full of deep valleys and red-walled canyons, once thought to be impassable to humans. The park is full of vast open spaces, highlighting the immense size of the wilderness in the western U.S.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:00am - 6:00pm

Arches National Park is home to the breathtaking scenery of natural stone arches, like the Delicate Arch and Fiery Furnace. It is close to Moab and Canyonlands National Park.

Standard Hotel: Big Horn Lodge

Day 4 Moab

Today we will visit two amazing parks: Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park. We will return to Moab for the night.

Moab is a city in Grand County, in eastern Utah, in the western United States. The population was 5,046 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat and largest city in Grand County. Moab attracts a large number of tourists every year, mostly visitors to the nearby Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.

  • Always Visit
    The Colorado and Green Rivers have eroded the Utah landscape into a red-tinted world of impressive canyons, mesas, and buttes. Canyonlands National Park is separated into four distinct districts, the most popular of which is Island in the Sky.
  • Always Visit
    This mesa overlooking the Colorado River and Canyonlands National Park gets it name from its former function as a natural corral for cowboys. The mesa is connected to the rest of the landscape by a thin strip of rock.
Standard Hotel: Big Horn Lodge

Day 5 Moab - Capitol Reef National Park - Bryce Canyon National Park - Bryce Canyon City(167 miles)

Capitol Reef National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park are on our agenda today. We will spend the night in Bryce Canyon, UT.

A United States National Park, in south-central Utah. The park was established in 1971 to preserve 241,904 acres of desert landscape and is open all year with May through September being the highest visitation months.

Bryce Canyon National Park is named for just one of many canyons which form a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters on the edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in southern Utah.

Standard Hotel: Best Western Ruby's Inn

Day 6 Bryce Canyon City - Zion National Park - Page(203 miles)

Today we will head to Zion National Park. After exploring the area, we will continue on to Lake Powell near Page, AZ, where guests are invited to take a Boat Tour of the area.

The highlight of Zion National Park in southwestern Utah is Zion Canyon, which reaches a half mile in depth. The park is home to a spectacular amount of plants and animals, including over two hundred species of birds.

Page is a city in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, near the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. Page was founded in 1957 as a housing community for workers and their families during the construction of nearby Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River.

  • Always Visit
    Lake Powell is a beautiful reservoir along the Colorado River amid the vast desert expanses of Utah. It is in the vicinity of the Rainbow Bridge, Ticaboo Canyon, and iconic Antelope Canyon.
  • Always Available
    This man-made lake in central Arizona is the second-largest reservoir in the United States, and now visitors can take boat tours of this massive marine wonder. Lake Powell was created by the Glen Canyon Dam in 1969.
Standard Hotel: Super 8 Lake Powell

Day 7 Page - Flagstaff - Williams(163 miles)

In the morning we will visit Wupatki National Monument, home of the Wupatki Pueblo historic area. We will then journey to Flagstaff, AZ, where guests will be able to explore the city. Our day ends in Williams, AZ.

Flagstaff is a city located in northern Arizona, in the southwestern United States. Flagstaff lies near the southwestern edge of the Colorado Plateau, along the western side of the largest contiguous Ponderosa Pine forest in the continental United States.

  • Always Visit
    Located in north-central Arizona, near Flagstagg, Wupatki means "tall house" in the local Hopi language. It is a multistory pueblo dwelling, comprising over 100 rooms, including a communal area and a ball court.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Williams

Day 8 Williams - Grand Canyon - Williams(118 miles)

Today we will travel to the Grand Canyon, where guests will be able to explore Grand Canyon National Park at their leisure.

Considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon was carved over 17 million years by the Colorado River. This breathtaking, 18-mile-long canyon has been stunning visitors for hundreds of years.

  • Always Visit
    The South Rim of the Grand Canyon attracts over 5 million visitors each year and by far is the most visited side of the Canyon. As with all sides of the Canyon, the South Rim features astounding views of what took Mother Nature millions and millions of years to create.
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Williams

Day 9 Williams - Monument Valley Tribal Park - Kayenta(238 miles)

Our day today will be spend exploring Monument Valley Tribal Park. We will spend the night on the Navajo reservation in the town of Kayenta, AZ.

Monument Valley in Arizona is home to exquisite desert scenery and immense geological formations that can be seen for miles around. The valley lies within the range of the Navajo Nation Reservation and is accessible from U.S. Highway 163.

Standard Hotel: Kayenta Monument Valley

Day 10 Kayenta - Mesa Verde National Park - Durango(347 miles)

In the morning we will visit the Four Corners, the only place in the United States where guests can stand in four states at the same time. We will also visit Mesa Verde National Park before heading to Durango, CO for the night.

This landmark sits at the junction of 4 states - Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah - the only such place in the United States. It lies between two Native American reservations for the Navajo and Ute tribes.

Opening Hours: Jun - Sep 7:00am - 8:00pm, Oct - May 8:00am - 5:00pm

A National Park and World Heritage Site located in Montezuma County, Colorado, which protects some of the best preserved Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites in the United States.

Standard Hotel: Durango Downtown Inn

Day 11 Durango

Today we will explore Durango, CO and its Historic Railroad.

  • Always Visit
    This National and Civil Engineering Historic Landmark is a narrow-gauge heritage railroad and museum that runs between the Colorado towns of Durango and Silverton. It has been running steam trains continuously since 1881 and has become a popular tourist attraction.
Standard Hotel: Durango Downtown Inn

Day 12 Durango - Ouray - Montrose - Gunnison National Forest - Gunnison(222 miles)

In Montrose, CO, we will visit the Ute Indian Museum and explore one of the most complete collections of Ute Indian artifacts in the nation. Our afternoon will take us to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. We will spend the night in Gunnison, CO.

A Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat of Montrose County, Colorado, which is well known for its regional recreational areas and also the home of a few major engineering projects, namely the Gunnison Tunnel.

  • Always Visit
    Beautiful Black Canyon in western Colorado is a natural wonder. Black Canyon has been carved by the Gunnison River into one of the steepest canyons in North America. The breathtaking scenery includes the Painted Wall, Colorado's steepest cliff.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Gunnison

Day 13 Gunnison - Buena Vista - Colorado Springs(176 miles)

Today our tour takes us to beautiful Buena Vista, CO and later to Colorado Springs, CO, where we will visit a space known as the Garden of the Gods.

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 2,617 at the 2010 United States Census.

A home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado, covers 194.9 square miles (505 km2). It's situated on Fountain Creek and is located 60 miles (97 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.

  • Always Visit
    This lovely spot, set aside among red sandstone rocks, provides amazing views of famous Pikes Peak off in the distance. It is the best location in the region to view the sunset in the distance.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:00am - 7:00pm
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn South Colorado Springs

Day 14 Colorado Springs - Denver(63 miles)

On our way back to Denver, we will stop at Pikes Peak to ride the Cog Railway.

A home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado, covers 194.9 square miles (505 km2). It's situated on Fountain Creek and is located 60 miles (97 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.

  • Always Visit
    This mountain is one of the tallest point in the Colorado Rockies, topping off at over 14,000 feet. There are several hiking trails that lead to the summit. It is one of the most famous peaks in the United States.
  • Always Visit
    This 19-mile toll road leads all the way up to the summit of Pikes Peak (14,115 feet). The scenic drive is the perfect way to view wide landscape views of the majestic Rocky Mountains.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Downtown Denver

Day 15 Denver

Today we will conclude our tour. Airport transfers are provided.

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