Day 1 Arrive in Las Vegas for a two night stay.
Enjoy this 24 hour city with its world class resorts, entertainment and casinos. Or if natural attractions are more your scene, get a real desert experience on a dune buggy, jeep or hummer tour, or try horse riding or ziplining. Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam are also close by.
Day 3 Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon, approx. 277 miles
Stay for 2 nights.
Day 5 Grand Canyon to Page, Lake Powell, approx. 133 miles
On the edge of Lake Powell, this town overlooks the crystal clear lake and boasts beautiful views. A boat trip on the lake is a must as well as a visit to Antelope Canyon, part of the Navajo Nation. Spend two nights.
Day 7 Page to Monument Valley, approx. 132 miles.
Stay one night here (either on the outskirts of the park, or inside the park itself). The unique sandstone formations will be visible from miles away, as you approach the park. Over the years, Monument Valley has been the setting for more Western movies than any other site in the United States. Take a Navajo guided tour deep into the Valley, from the Visitor’s Centre at Gouldings Lodge.
Day 8 Monument Valley to Natural Bridges National Monument, approx. 56 miles, Spend two nights in Bluff. Here three natural bridges have been formed by meandering streams slowly cutting through the canyon walls. There are many overlooks along the scenic drive at Natural Bridges and at night time the area has one of the darkest night skies in the country, which offers some fantastic stargazing.
Day 10 Natural Bridges National Monument to Canyonlands National Park area, approx. 46 miles.
Spend one night in Monticello from where you can experience this rugged and remote area created by the mighty Colorado and Green rivers. The vast majority of the park is accessible via jeep trails, although some areas are accessible only to hikers and backpackers.
Day 11 Canyonlands National Park to Moab, approx. 54 miles
This is your base for discovering Arches National Park for the next two nights. Arches is a red rock wonder containing the world's largest concentration of natural arches. A paved road winds through the park allowing easy access to some of the most impressive sites, and hiking trails penetrate more remote areas.
Day 13 Moab to Capitol Reef National Park, approx. 146 miles
This park has long been labelled one of Utah's best-kept secrets. It is just as scenic as the other parks, but far less developed and with fewer annual visitors. It offers a myriad of slot canyons which are great for hiking, high Navajo sandstone domes with huge red rock cliffs amazing photo opportunities. Spend two nights.
Day 15 Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park, approx. 147 miles
The Bryce Canyon region is great for hiking, horseback riding, photography, ATV riding, camping and other activities. The Canyon itself has been carved by wind and rain and offers some amazing rock formations called Hoodoos. Stay for two nights.
Day 17 Bryce Canyon to Zion National Park, approx. 130 miles
Enjoy two nights in the Zion area, either in the park itself or in Springdale, at the entrance of the park, where you will find a great choice of restaurants and shopping, as well as a selection of hotels. Enjoy the park’s deep, narrow canyons, towering cliffs, streams, waterfalls, hanging wildflower gardens and majestic, forested mountains.
Day 19 Zion National Park to St George, approx. 41 miles
Spend two nights here, where you will find 10 of the top golf courses in Utah, as well as the Dinosaur Discovery Site, where some of the oldest and best preserved tracks were found in 2000, and the nearby ghost towns of Grafton and Silver Reef
Day 21 St George to Las Vegas, approx. 120 miles
Complete your tour of Utah and head back to Las Vegas for your final night.