Arrive to our joining hotel at any time. Welcome meeting in the evening.
Visit the Imperial Sand Dunes, the largest mass of sand dunes in California. In the evening enjoy a night out in historic downtown of Scottsdale. Inspired by Americas famous Country music, opt to experience a real Cowboy town. To better experience the city, for our night in Scottsdale, we give up camping in favour of hotel accommodation. Approximate Distance to Imperial Sand: 255 km ; Approximate Distance Imperial Sand to Scottsdale: 340 km Estimated Travel Time: 8 hrs (including multiple stops) *Please note - the name of this overnight stop has changed from Phenonix to Scottsdale. We have, in fact, always stayed in Scottsdale, and we are updating are materials to reflect that.
Take a step back in time as you discover a truly Historical American Landmark, Tombstone. It is America's best example of the 1880 western heritage. Experience the famous shoot out at the O.K Corral and walk where Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday fought in 1881. Approximate Distance to Tucson: 185 km ; Approximate Distance Tucson to Tombstone: 110 km Estimated Travel Time: 5 hrs ((including multiple stops)
Drive through Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses". Play in one of the world's great natural wonders — the glistening white sand dunes of New Mexico. In the evening sit back and enjoy the sunset at White Sands National Monument. Approximate Distance to Las Cruces: 400 km ; Approximate Distance Las Cruces to White Sands: 110 km Estimated Travel Time: 7 hrs (including multiple stops)
In the morning visit Albuquerque, the largest city in the state of New Mexico. Delve into the culture, history and art as you discover the world of the Pueblo Indians at the Indian Pueblo Culture Center. Continue your journey back in time and explore one of America's oldest and most beautiful cities, Santa Fe. Approximate Distance to Albuquerque: 335 km ; Approximate Distance Albuquerque to Santa Fe: 100 km Estimated Travel Time: 7 hrs (including multiple stops)
Taos Plaza is undeniably the main focal point of the Town of Taos. Strolling around its compact, peaceful downtown area is a real pleasure. Relax at the Kit Carson Park. Optional visit to the historical site of Taos Pueblo. In the afternoon explore Colorado Springs' paradise as you hike in the Garden of Gods. Be in awe as you admire dramatic views, towering sandstone rock formations against a backdrop of snow-capped Pikes Peak. Approximate Distance to Taos: 185 km ; Approximate Distance Taos to Colorado Springs: 50 km Estimated Travel Time: 8 hrs (including multiple stops)
Spend a full day in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Discover why Pikes Peak is one of the most famous mountains in the United States as you stand on top of the world. Take a trip into the past and walk through more than 700 year old cliff dwellings built by the Anasazi. Visit the Air Force Academy and learn about it's history and cadet life. In the evening stroll around Colorado's Historic Town of Manitou Springs.
Explore the Black Canyon of the Gunnison as you take the scenic drive and witness the spectacular narrow canyon walls dropping almost vertically to the Gunnison River. Optional visit to the famous natural hot springs. Approximate Distance to Salida: 170 km ; Approximate Distance Salida to Black Canyon of the Gunnison: 215 km Estimated Travel Time: 8 hrs (including multiple stops)
Drive to Mesa Verde National Park which offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo-ans. Take a guided hike through history as you explore the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, some of the most notable and best preserved in North America. Approximate Distance: 225 km Estimated Travel Time: 6 hrs (including stops)
Discover one of the most majestic places on earth: Monument Valley! Magnificent colors, miles of mesas, buttes and pinnacles make Monument Valley a truly wondrous experience. Optional jeep tour led by a Navajo guide. In the evening enjoy the famous Lake Powell with its deep blue water surrounded by orange-red cliff walls. Approximate Distance to Monument Valley: 200 km ; Approximate Distance Monument Valley to Lake Powell: 250 km Estimated Travel Time: 9 hrs (including multiple stops)
Rated among the top ten Scenic Byways in America, discover a piece of Utah's Scenic Byway 12. It travels through some of the most diverse and ruggedly beautiful landscapes in the country, including Red Rock Canyon. In the afternoon experience spectacular Bryce Canyon National Park on trails among the amphitheaters and multi-colored rock pinnacles called "hoodoos". Optional Rodeo in the evening. Approximate Distance: 380 km Estimated Travel Time: 4 hrs (including stops)
It's time for Utah's oldest National Park: Zion! Spend time exploring towering cliffs and massive canyon walls as you hike some of the most diverse and exciting trails. In the evening arrive in the city of lights, Las Vegas! Explore the famous "Las Vegas" strip and experience this unique city with an optional VIP limo tour! For our night in Las Vegas, we stay close to the action in a hotel on the famous strip. Approximate Distance to Zion NP: 185 km ; Approximate Distance Zion NP to Las Vegas: 50 km Estimated Travel Time: 8 hrs (including stops in Zion National Park)
Capture the Old West Spirit as you visit Calico Ghost Town, a historic silver mining town. Take a walk on Main street and experience the life of the townspeople and do a little gold panning on your own. In the afternoon see the stars on the most famous sidewalk in Hollywood on an orientation tour. Drive through Beverly Hills and be fascininated by one of the world's most exclusive three-block district: Rodeo Drive! For our final night in Los Angeles, we stay in a hotel for a more urban experience. Approximate Distance to Calico: 185 km ; Approximate Distance Calico to Los Angeles: 50 km Estimated Travel Time: 9 hrs (including multiple stops)
Depart at any time.