The Grand Circle is America’s largest concentration of national parks, monuments, recreation areas, state parks, native American archaeological sites, tribal parks, scenic byways, and more. It encompasses a sizeable portion of Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and a slice of Nevada. Our tours don’t cover the entire region but they do include many of the top attractions. Here’s a list of the highlights.
Nevada: Las Vegas, Mesquite, Valley of Fire, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead Utah: St. George, Zion, Mexican Hat, Goosenecks State Park, Moki Dugway, Moab, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse State Park, Goblin Valley State Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Highway 12, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Bryce Canyon, Kodachrome Basin State Park, Red Canyon, Cedar Breaks National Monument Arizona: Grand Canyon, Marble Canyon, Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Lake Powell, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon Caverns, Meteor Crater, Walnut Canyon, Sedona, Jerome, Petrified Forest National park New Mexico: Four Corners, Santa Fe, Acoma, Albuquerque, Petroglyph National Monument, Aztec Ruins Colorado: Mesa Verde National Park, Durango, Silverton, Ouray, Glenwood Springs
This is America’s highest concentration of scenic beauty and adventure! National Parks, National Monuments, State Parks, National Recreation Areas, Tribal Parks, Scenic Routes, Historic Sites, and so much more!
Come join us as we explore America’s Grand Circle!
Grand Circle Tour Description
Our most popular tour since 1998, the tour provides an excellent opportunity to experience up close and personal seven National Parks (Zion, Bryce, Capital Reef, Arches, Canyonlands, Mesa Verde, and the Grand Canyon), plus Monument Valley and Antelope Canyon. The tour involves driving through 1,900 miles of beautiful mountains, deserts, and mountain valleys, and includes two of America’s most scenic highways.
This 10-night, 11-day tour includes breakfast each morning, 2 lunches, and 2 dinners. The tour is loaded with activities that complement the beautiful national parks we visit. Key activities include Four-hour Narrow-Gauge Railroad ride from Durango to Silverton, Colorado; Navajo-led Monument Valley back-country tour; Navajo-led Antelope Canyon tour; and a float trip down a 10-mile section of the Colorado River. Our tour includes many more activities than most tours visiting Southern Utah.
Our groups are small with eight to ten passengers. When there are more than 10 guests, we take a second guide and vehicle. We use comfortable modified raised roof vans designed to fit 15 passengers, plus luggage. Unlike other companies, we do not fill the vans to capacity as we want you to have a comfortable, uncrowded traveling experience.
We begin the tour is St. George and end in Las Vegas and visit the states of Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado. We pass through three Native American reservations as well. Our guides are the best in the area. They usually are natives of Southern Utah and have a lifetime of stories and insights to draw upon. There is no substitute for experience. They provide a comprehensive overview of the history, geology, plant life, and culture of the West.