15 day self drive itinerary

American Grandeurs

Magnificent sights of the West

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Explore some of America's most magnificent and iconic National Parks on this exhilarating 15 day self drive tour. You'll see the rich colours of the hoodoos of Bryce Canyon, geysers in Americas first National Park, Yellowstone, and wildlife of the Rocky Mountains. On your way, you'll also get to see some lesser known sights including Flaming Gorge Dam and ancient fossils embedded in the rocks at Dinosaur National Monument. Arriving and departing from Denver, why not extend your trip by a few days allowing yourself time to explore the city in the Rocky Mountain region.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Explore Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Zion, Bryce and Rocky Mountain National Parks
  • Visit Durango, Taos Pueblo and Santa Fe
  • See the sandstone masterpieces in the Navajo Nation's Monument Valley
  • Incredible sights high on the rim above Red Canyon

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
15 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Self-Guided
Included
  • International flights
  • 14 nights hotel accommodation
  • Room Only
  • Car hire
  • Holiday prices are in £ per person based on twin occupancy
  • Visit Rocky Mountain National Park, a living laboratory
  • Glimpse ancient fossils embedded in the rocks at Dinosaur National Monument
  • Take a tour of Flaming Gorge Dam and power plant
  • Pause at the impressive overlook high on the rim above Red Canyon
  • See the mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park
  • Explore Yellowstone, America's first National Park
  • Hear a concert by the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir (seasonal)
  • Behold the rich colors of Bryce Canyons famous hoodoos
  • Discover Lake Powells natural stone bridge, Rainbow Bridge
  • Be surrounded by sandstone masterpieces in the Navajo Nations Monument Valley
  • Look into the lives of the people who made Mesa Verde their home for over 700 years
  • Take a stroll back in time walking downtown Durango
  • Experience over 1,000 years of tradition at Taos Pueblo
  • Visit Santa Fe, a UNESCO designated City of Design, Crafts and Folk Art
Not included
  • Car insurance (including any applicable one way drop off fees)
  • Meals or excursions unless specified
  • Park entrance fees
  • Ferry charges (if applicable)
  • Denver

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit one of the City Musuems
    • Take a guided Tour
    • Take in a game at the local ballpark
    • Indulge in the locally sourced food
  • Grand Teton National Park

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
    • Spot wildlife roaming the Park
    • Hike and explore Lakes and Mountains
    • Take a guided tour
  • Yellowstone National Park

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Explore the geothermal features of the Park
    • Visit old Faithful
    • Mammoth Hot Springs
    • Spot bison, deer, Elk or maybe a bear
  • Bryce Canyon National Park

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Discover this National Park full of fanciful spires and rock formations
    • Walk the Rim Trail hiking path
    • Explore Bryce Ampitheater
    • Create memories at Sunset Point
  • New Mexico

    Itinerary Highlights