Grand Canyon** & Zion National Parks 2 - 4 Day Experience
Enjoy your leisure walk along the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Be inspired by the majestic canyon walls, descending to the Colorado River one mile below. Grand Canyon is 277 miles in length, and up to 18 miles in width. The North Rim averages 8000 feet above sea level, 1000 feet higher than the South Rim.
Grand Canyon was protected as a Forest Reserve in 1893, and then elevated to Grand Canyon National Park in 1919. The Grand Canyon is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Natural Site.
Zion National Park offers you a diversity of wildlife and recreational opportunities. Experience the convergence of the Mojave Desert, the Great Basin Desert, and the Colorado Plateau within the park.
Photograph cliffs and temples of Zion National Park, believed to be among the tallest sandstone formations in North America. The petrified rocks of the Navajo Sandstone Formation are remnants of an ancient desert formed during the Jurassic Period.
Walk along the bank of the Virgin River protected by the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
**The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is closed Oct 15-May15.
- Historic Grand Canyon Lodge
- Cape Royal Scenic Drive
- Checkerboard Mesa
- Great Arch of Zion
- Temple of Sinawava
- Virgin River Walk
Arrive in Las Vegas, Nevada from your gateway city. While spending a few days adjusting to time zone changes, enjoy premiere shows and fine dining in the entertainment capitol of the world. Experience the lights of Las Vegas Strip and Fremont Street.
Day 1. Depart Las Vegas for Grand Canyon National Park (North Rim)
Day 2. View the morning sunrise along the rim, and enjoy the vista along the Point Imperial to Cape Royal scenic drive before departing the Grand Canyon
Day 3. Arrive Zion National Park and drive the scenic route to Checkerboard Mesa, the Zion Tunnel, and the Great Arch of Zion. Enjoy a leisure walk along the Virgin River from the Temple of Sinawava to the Narrows.You’ll have time to explore the waterfall at Weeping Rock, Court of the Patriarchs, the West Temple, and the Human History Museum. The sandstone cliffs are among the tallest in North America. Return to Las Vegas
Additional Options: Off-road 4×4 Vehicle Experience, Bureau of Land Management Visitor Center, Kanab, Utah, Frontier Town Dinner Show, St. George, Utah.
** Grand Canyon National Park North Rim is closed Oct 15-May15