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Enjoy the stunning scenery of three of America's most spectacular National Parks.
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Eight nights hotel accommodation, One-way Amtrak from Denver to Grand Junction; Grand Junction to Salt Lake City on the California Zephyr in Coach accommodations, taxes, meals as indicated, sightseeing and transfers as specified.
Selected dates, 07 May - 17 Sep '18
Begin in Denver, where there is no shortage of beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains before heading to Grand Junction on Amtrak's California Zephyr, considered one of the most beautiful train trips in North America. Explore the geological wonders of Arches National Park, including the world famous Delicate Arch, and the mighty canyons and mesas of Canyonlands National Park. Spend a day exploring Yellowstone National Park and visit the impressive Old Faithful Geyser, as well as the Old Faithful Inn, Isa Lake on the Continental Divide, and Old Faithful Village.
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Experience gorgeous views of the Rocky Mountains with a tour to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Explore Arches National Park, a geological treasure with over two thousand natural sandstone arches, including the famous Delicate Arch.
Explore Yellowstone National Park, one of the oldest national parks in North America.
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Enjoy views of the fabulous Rocky Mountains as you arrive in Denver and make your own way to your hotel. Take some time to explore the downtown area of the Mile High City, with its craft beer bars, museums and art galleries, such as the Denver Art Museum which has one of the largest Native American art collections in the world.
Experience the majestic splendour of the Rocky Mountains on a full day tour to Winter Park, one of the most popular ski resorts in Colorado, and Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park, celebrated for its abundance of animals and spectacular views. On the journey homeward, enjoy several photo opportunities and a break for rest and refreshment. (D)
Make your own way to the station and board the California Zephyr for the journey to Grand Junction, known as one of the most beautiful train trips in North America. Soak up the stunning views as you climb through the heart of the Rockies, and further west through the snow-capped Sierra Nevada's. The afternoon is yours at leisure to enjoy the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the red rock landscape of Grand Junction and explore the shops, restaurants and art galleries downtown.
Today you'll cross the border into Utah and enjoy a full-day tour exploring Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Arches National Park preserves two thousand natural sandstone arches. Rich colours, textures, and landforms highlight the extraordinary balanced rocks, fins, and pinnacles. Tour the Windows and world famous Delicate Arch. Canyonlands National Park offers a stunning landscape of countless canyons, mesas and buttes carved by the Green and Colorado Rivers and their tributaries. Experience the astounding size and solitude from the Island in the Sky, a scenic drive that follows the rim of the mesa and offers amazing views.
Make your own way to the station and board the train to Salt Lake City. Take in the unparalleled views of Utah’s Wasatach Mountains as you head west on the California Zephyr.
Today your included roundtrip shuttle service will to take you to West Yellowstone. Widely held to be the first national park in the world, Yellowstone National Park is home to the most impressive geothermal features in North America.
Enjoy a full-day tour of Yellowstone National Park. Highlights of this tour include Old Faithful Geyser, the Old Faithful Inn, Isa Lake on the Continental Divide and more. You'll have some time to enjoy lunch on your own at the Old Faithful Village.
Today, take a leisurely drive back to Salt Lake City aboard the shuttle. Spend the evening at your own pace enjoying all that the city has to offer. Venture out to Olympic Park or explore the vibrant and growing restaurant scene downtown.
Enjoy your remaining time exploring Salt Lake City, before continuing your onward journey.
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