America’s National Parks by Train: Rocky Mountains, Arches & Zion 13 days from $5999

Day 1: Arrival in Denver & transfer to Rocky Mountain National Park Region

Included meals: Welcome dinner, Beer tasting

Welcome to Colorado! Arrive in Denver and transfer to your hotel in the Rocky Mountain National Park region. Then, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers for a welcome dinner and beer tasting at a local brewery.

Day 2: Rocky Mountain National Park

Included meal: Breakfast

Set out to explore the wonders of Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • Drive along Trail Ridge Road, which soars to 12,000 feet in elevation (weather-dependent)
  • Stop to take photos and several short trail walks
  • Try to spot wildlife, including elk, bighorn sheep, moose, and bears
  • Enjoy free time in the college city of Boulder, known for its culinary scene, breweries, and vibrant downtown
Day 3: Free day in the Rocky Mountain National Park Region

Included meal: Breakfast

Day 4: Glenwood Springs via Rocky Mountaineer Train ride

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

This morning, board the Rocky Mountaineer train at Denver’s Union Station for a scenic ride through the Rockies to Glenwood Springs.

  • Admire canyons, towering mountain peaks, and reservoirs on your day-long journey
  • Cross over the Continental Divide as you pass through Moffat Tunnel
  • Enjoy an included lunch aboard the train

Please note: Learn more about the benefits of upgrading to SilverLeaf Plus on the Rocky Mountaineer in our FAQ.

Moab, Utah2 nights

Day 5: Moab via Rocky Mountaineer Train ride

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Continue your scenic journey on the Rocky Mountaineer.

  • Make your way to Utah, crossing through desert canyons, basins, plateaus, and mesas of western Colorado and Utah
  • Spot Mount Garfield, a dramatic natural formation within the Book Cliffs mountain range, from the train

Arrive in Moab, then enjoy an included lunch at a local restaurant before heading out on a sightseeing tour.

  • Explore some of Moab’s beautiful rock art and petroglyphs, which date back as far as 3500 B.C.
  • Learn about the history of regional Native American tribes from your local guide
Day 6: Arches National Park

Included meal: Breakfast

This morning, gaze at the red rock sculptures carved by nature as you explore Arches National Park, home to more than 2,000 arches, spires, domes, pinnacles, and fins.

Please note: The order of activities may vary based on season.

Zion National Park Region, Utah2 nights

Day 7: Zion via Bryce Canyon National Park

Included meal: Breakfast

Make your way through scenic southwestern Utah to tour Bryce Canyon National Park by bus and on foot.

  • Take in up-close views of the distinctive pink limestone and sandstone formations
  • See the awe-inspiring arches, bridges, and pinnacles known as hoodoos

Then, continue on to your hotel near Zion National Park.

Day 8: Sightseeing tour of Zion National Park

Included meal: Breakfast

Take a tour of Zion National Park, which is located at the intersection of the Great Basin, the Colorado Plateaus, and the Mojave Desert.

  • View the yellow- and orange-hued rocks during an open-air tram ride
  • Hear commentary on the surrounding landscape from a local guide
Las Vegas, Nevada1 night

Day 9: Las Vegas via Valley of Fire State Park

Included meals: Breakfast, Farewell dinner

Stop in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada’s first state park, before continuing on to Las Vegas to celebrate your trip at a farewell dinner.

Flight Home

Day 10: Departure

Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home, or continue on to Grand Canyon National Park.

Extension to Grand Canyon National Park & Phoenix
Just when you thought America’s landscapes couldn’t get any more grand, enter the Grand Canyon. A mile deep and up to 18-miles wide, the canyon is laced with hiking trails that promise jaw-dropping scenery and photo ops aplenty. Soak in its massive size and scale, and its distinctive color palette, before capping off your adventure with a visit to Sedona and Montezuma Castle National Monument.
Grand Canyon, Arizona2 nights

Day 10: Grand Canyon National Park via Hoover Dam

Included meal: Breakfast

Depart Las Vegas and make your way to the Hoover Dam, an iconic American landmark that separates the states of Nevada and Arizona. During this stop, enjoy free time to explore this engineering marvel on your own.

Continue on to Grand Canyon National Park and get settled at your hotel.

Day 11: Grand Canyon National Park

Included meal: Breakfast

Set out to explore the Grand Canyon, one of the most-visited national parks in the U.S.

  • Join your Tour Director for a walk along the South Rim
  • Walk through a ponderosa pine forest and admire panoramic views of the sandstone landscape from a plateau at the end of the trail
Phoenix, Arizona1 night

Day 12: Phoenix Region via Sedona

Included meals: Breakfast, Farewell dinner

Explore the Southwest landscapes of Arizona as you make your way toward Phoenix.

  • Visit Sedona, a city known for its festive art scene, and enjoy free time to shop, eat, and explore its many galleries
  • Make photo stops at the majestic rock formations surrounding Sedona, including Cathedral Rock, Bell Rock, and Courthouse Butte
  • Stop at Montezuma Castle National Monument to view cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloans, an ancient culture with ties to the Hopi and Yavapai tribe

Celebrate your trip with your group at tonight’s farewell dinner.

Flight Home

Day 13: Departure

Day 1: Arrival in Denver & transfer to Rocky Mountain National Park Region

Included meals: Welcome dinner, Beer tasting

Welcome to Colorado! Arrive in Denver and transfer to your hotel in the Rocky Mountain National Park region. Then, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers for a welcome dinner and beer tasting at a local brewery.

Day 2: Rocky Mountain National Park

Included meal: Breakfast

Set out to explore the wonders of Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • Drive along Trail Ridge Road, which soars to 12,000 feet in elevation (weather-dependent)
  • Stop to take photos and several short trail walks
  • Try to spot wildlife, including elk, bighorn sheep, moose, and bears
  • Enjoy free time in the college city of Boulder, known for its culinary scene, breweries, and vibrant downtown
Day 3: Free day in the Rocky Mountain National Park Region

Included meal: Breakfast

Day 4: Glenwood Springs via Rocky Mountaineer Train ride

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

This morning, board the Rocky Mountaineer train at Denver’s Union Station for a scenic ride through the Rockies to Glenwood Springs.

  • Admire canyons, towering mountain peaks, and reservoirs on your day-long journey
  • Cross over the Continental Divide as you pass through Moffat Tunnel
  • Enjoy an included lunch aboard the train

Please note: Learn more about the benefits of upgrading to SilverLeaf Plus on the Rocky Mountaineer in our FAQ.

Moab, Utah2 nights

Day 5: Moab via Rocky Mountaineer Train ride

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Continue your scenic journey on the Rocky Mountaineer.

  • Make your way to Utah, crossing through desert canyons, basins, plateaus, and mesas of western Colorado and Utah
  • Spot Mount Garfield, a dramatic natural formation within the Book Cliffs mountain range, from the train

Arrive in Moab, then enjoy an included lunch at a local restaurant before heading out on a sightseeing tour.

  • Explore some of Moab’s beautiful rock art and petroglyphs, which date back as far as 3500 B.C.
  • Learn about the history of regional Native American tribes from your local guide
Day 6: Arches National Park

Included meal: Breakfast

This morning, gaze at the red rock sculptures carved by nature as you explore Arches National Park, home to more than 2,000 arches, spires, domes, pinnacles, and fins.

Please note: The order of activities may vary based on season.

Zion National Park Region, Utah2 nights

Day 7: Zion via Bryce Canyon National Park

Included meal: Breakfast

Make your way through scenic southwestern Utah to tour Bryce Canyon National Park by bus and on foot.

  • Take in up-close views of the distinctive pink limestone and sandstone formations
  • See the awe-inspiring arches, bridges, and pinnacles known as hoodoos

Then, continue on to your hotel near Zion National Park.

Day 8: Sightseeing tour of Zion National Park

Included meal: Breakfast

Take a tour of Zion National Park, which is located at the intersection of the Great Basin, the Colorado Plateaus, and the Mojave Desert.

  • View the yellow- and orange-hued rocks during an open-air tram ride
  • Hear commentary on the surrounding landscape from a local guide
Las Vegas, Nevada1 night

Day 9: Las Vegas via Valley of Fire State Park

Included meals: Breakfast, Farewell dinner

Stop in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada’s first state park, before continuing on to Las Vegas to celebrate your trip at a farewell dinner.

Flight Home

Day 10: Departure

Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home, or continue on to Grand Canyon National Park.

Extension to Grand Canyon National Park & Phoenix
Just when you thought America’s landscapes couldn’t get any more grand, enter the Grand Canyon. A mile deep and up to 18-miles wide, the canyon is laced with hiking trails that promise jaw-dropping scenery and photo ops aplenty. Soak in its massive size and scale, and its distinctive color palette, before capping off your adventure with a visit to Sedona and Montezuma Castle National Monument.
Grand Canyon, Arizona2 nights

Day 10: Grand Canyon National Park via Hoover Dam

Included meal: Breakfast

Depart Las Vegas and make your way to the Hoover Dam, an iconic American landmark that separates the states of Nevada and Arizona. During this stop, enjoy free time to explore this engineering marvel on your own.

Continue on to Grand Canyon National Park and get settled at your hotel.

Day 11: Grand Canyon National Park

Included meal: Breakfast

Set out to explore the Grand Canyon, one of the most-visited national parks in the U.S.

  • Join your Tour Director for a walk along the South Rim
  • Walk through a ponderosa pine forest and admire panoramic views of the sandstone landscape from a plateau at the end of the trail
Phoenix, Arizona1 night

Day 12: Phoenix Region via Sedona

Included meals: Breakfast, Farewell dinner

Explore the Southwest landscapes of Arizona as you make your way toward Phoenix.

  • Visit Sedona, a city known for its festive art scene, and enjoy free time to shop, eat, and explore its many galleries
  • Make photo stops at the majestic rock formations surrounding Sedona, including Cathedral Rock, Bell Rock, and Courthouse Butte
  • Stop at Montezuma Castle National Monument to view cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloans, an ancient culture with ties to the Hopi and Yavapai tribe

Celebrate your trip with your group at tonight’s farewell dinner.

Flight Home

Day 13: Departure

ADMISSION

Details

Your tour package includes

  • 9 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 dinners with beer or wine
  • 1 beer tasting
  • 6 sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
  • Private deluxe motor coach & ride on Rocky Mountaineer train
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Included highlights

  • Craft beer tasting
  • Rocky Mountain National Park
  • A ride on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Continental Divide crossing
  • Moab Petroglyphs
  • Arches National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Valley of Fire State Park
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more info

QUESTIONS?

Please refer to the FAQs section and download the brief for more details

ADMISSION

Details

Your tour package includes

  • 9 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 dinners with beer or wine
  • 1 beer tasting
  • 6 sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
  • Private deluxe motor coach & ride on Rocky Mountaineer train
Read less

Included highlights

  • Craft beer tasting
  • Rocky Mountain National Park
  • A ride on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Continental Divide crossing
  • Moab Petroglyphs
  • Arches National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Valley of Fire State Park
Read less

more info

QUESTIONS?

Please refer to the FAQs section and download the brief for more details

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