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Rockies to the Red Rocks & Beyond

  • Denver
  • Rocky Mountaineer
  • Glenwood Springs
  • Moab
  • Kayenta
  • Grand Canyon
  • Las Vegas
  • 8 nights from
  • £2,895 per person
  • Trip Code: RT-1213

Holiday Overview

Rockies to the Red Rocks & Beyond

Enjoy the contrast of rugged mountain and arid desert on this stunning self drive through America’s South West. Commence your adventure in the mile-high city of Denver before boarding the iconic Rocky Mountaineer to the Canyons and Hoodoos of Moab in Utah. Collect your car in Moab and venture onwards through the desert, via Monument Valley to the awe inspiring Grand Canyon, before concluding your journey in iconic Las Vegas.

9 days / 8 nights Start Denver, end Las Vegas (can be done in reverse)

States visited – Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada.

Rockies to the Red Rocks & Beyond includes:

  • Return Flights from the UK
  • 2 nights accommodation Denver
  • Rocky Mountaineer from Denver to Moab
  • 1 night accommodation Glenwood Springs
  • 1 night accommodation Moab
  • Compact Car Hire Moab - Las Vegas
  • 1 night accommodation Kayenta (Monument Valley)
  • 1 night accommodation Grand Canyon
  • 2 nights accommodation Las Vegas
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Day 1 - Denver

Fly to Denver, check into your chosen hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Featured accommodation

Doubletree by Hilton Denver

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Kimpton Monaco Hotel Denver

2

Day 2 - The 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.

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Day 3 - The Rocky Mountaineer

Depart Glenwood Springs and travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer. Cross the Colorado-Utah border with stunning mountain views in the background. Red sandstone landscapes emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Spend the night in Moab.

Featured accommodation

Best Western Plus Greenwell Inn

4

Day 4 - Moab

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

5

Day 5 - Moab - 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

6

Day 6 - 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 stones throw form the mighty craters edge.

Featured accommodation

Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn

Unmissable Experiences

Grand Canyon

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Day 7 - Grand Canyon - 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.

Featured accommodation

Luxor

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Bellagio Hotel and Casino

8

Day 8 - 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.

Featured accommodation

Luxor

Enhance your experience

Bellagio Hotel and Casino

9

Day 9 - Homeward Bound

Your journey concludes today in Las Vegas. Drop off the car at the airport and catch the flight home. Alternatively ask your consultant for details on extending the drive onwards to California and the inviting Pacific Coast.

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