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Journey Through the Rockies to the Red Rocks and Beyond

  • Denver
  • Moab
  • Monument Valley
  • Grand Canyon
  • Williams
  • Las Vegas
  • San Francisco
  • 14 nights from
  • £4,325 per person
  • Trip Code: RT-1309

Holiday Overview

Journey Through the Rockies to the Red Rocks and Beyond 

Experience the best of the rugged Rocky Mountains and the West of the USA on this combination rail and self-drive itinerary. Begin by travelling on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer trains from Denver to Moab. Collecting your car hire in Moab beginning your journey west.

On your journey stopping at some of the USA's most iconic sites and cities. Visit one of the iconic natural sights Monument Valley before visiting the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon. Drive out of the desert and visit the bright lights of Las Vegas before travelling to San Francisco and seeing the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. 

Journey Through the Rockies to the Red Rocks and Beyond includes:

  • International Flights
  • Internal Flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco
  • 5 Days Car Hire
  • Rocky Mountaineer from Denver to Moab
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Denver
  • 3 Nights Accommodation in Moab
  • 1 Nights Accommodation at the Grand Canyon
  • 1 Nights Accommodation in Williams
  • 3 Nights Accommodation in Las Vegas
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in San Francisco

Day 1 - Fly UK to Denver

Today fly from the UK to Denver, making your own way to your chosen hotel. Spending the rest of your day at leisure. 

Featured accommodation

The Curtis Denver


Day 2 - Denver

A day at leisure to explore Denver.

Featured accommodation

The Curtis Denver


Day 3 - Board Rocky Mountaineer

Depart Denver and travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer. Cross the Continental Divide as you take in the spectacular views of rugged canyons and the Colorado River before arriving at the resort town of Glenwood Springs.


Day 4 - Rocky Mountaineer

Your journey begins as you head southwest past mountain vistas and desert cliffs. Impressive landscapes continue as you pass by Parachute Creek and Mount Logan towards De Beque Canyon, a 24-kilometre-long (15 mile) narrow canyon with stair‑step cliffs of sedimentary rock layers. Continuing west, you’ll pass by Mount Garfield, the highest point of the Book Cliffs. These sandstone cliffs and mountains stretch 320 kilometres (200 miles) from east to west and mark the crossing from Colorado to Utah. Breathtaking red rock formations emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Utah’s Mighty 5 national parks.

Featured accommodation

Best Western Plus Greenwell Inn


Day 5 - Moab

Today collect your hire car and spend the day exploring Moab and the adjacent Arches National Park, with 2,000 natural stone arches and hundreds of soaring pinnacles.

Featured accommodation

Best Western Plus Greenwell Inn


Day 6 - Moab

Another day to explore Moab.

Featured accommodation

Best Western Plus Greenwell Inn

Unmissable Experiences

Moab Experiences


Day 7 - Moab to Monument Valley

Head Southwards and enjoy a drive through Monument Valley, one of the USA’s most recognisable natural sights, before arriving in Kayenta for the night.

Featured accommodation

Kayenta Monument Valley Inn

Unmissable Experiences

Monument Valley Experiences


Day 8 - Monument Valley – Grand Canyon

There’s another natural wonder in store today, the stunning Grand Canyon. Take the dive through the desert (approximately 3.5hrs) and spend the night in the Grand Canyon Village, just a stone’s throw form the mighty craters edge.

Featured accommodation

Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn


Day 9 - Grand Canyon - Williams

Travel to the historic Route 66 town of Williams also known as the 'Gateway to the Grand Canyon'. 

Featured accommodation

Grand Canyon Railway Hotel


Day 10 - Williams to Las Vegas

Continue West to Nevada and the bright lights of Las Vegas, perhaps stop off en-route in Williams for a flavour of legendary Route 66.

Once arrived into Las Vegas dropping off your car hire and spending your evening at lesuire. 

Featured accommodation



Day 11 - Las Vegas

Enjoy a full day of leisure in Las Vegas. There's no shortage ofoptions in the self proclaimed entertainmnet capital of the world, take in a show, indulge in some retail therapy, or hope lady luck shines on you in one of the many casinos.

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Unmissable Experiences

Las Vegas Experiences


Day 12 - Las Vegas

Another day at lesuire in Las Vegas. 

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Day 13 - Las Vegas to San Francisco

Today check out of your Las Vegas hotel and make your way to the airport for your internal flight to San Francisco. 

Spending the rest of your day at lesuire. 

Featured accommodation

Hotel Zoe Fisherman's Wharf


Day 14 - San Francisco

Another day to explore San Francisco seeing the iconic sights of the city including the Golden Gate Bridge.

Featured accommodation

Hotel Zoe Fisherman's Wharf

Unmissable Experiences

San Francisco Experiences


Day 15 - San Francisco to UK

Today marks the end of your itineray, check out of your hotel and make your way to the airport for your journey home. 

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