Red Rocks & Painted Canyons

2015 Prices From $3,271 for 8 Days - Tauck Bridges

Stories by Ken Burns Share the wonders of nature's handiwork with your family on our popular Utah, Nevada and Arizona vacation. Tauck takes you behind-the-scenes with filmed narratives by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan –  creators of "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" – who share personal stories of the dreamers, visionaries, and unsung heroes who shaped the preservation of three great national parks of the American West – Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon and Zion. Plus... enjoy a complimentary night before your tour begins at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, one of the Southwest's finest resorts (subject to availability); ask at booking! See the sun rise over the Grand Canyon with a stay at an inside-the-park lodge right on the rim, and walk along the South Rim with an instructor from the Grand Canyon Field Institute... discover classic Western towns like red-rock Sedona, Arizona and Kanab, Utah ("Little Hollywood")... head off into the Sedona hill country on an optional guided Pink Jeep off-road excursion... float along the Colorado River on a raft... flightsee over Rainbow Bridge... explore the Lake Powell area on an off-road slot canyon adventure or on a boat cruise... view Bryce Canyon's famous hoodoos and ride a horse or mule along its scenic trails with a cowboy... and take a private tram tour at Zion National Park!


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  1. Day 1

    Welcome to Arizona, the "Grand Canyon State"



    Day 2

    On location in Sedona and on to the Grand Canyon


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    Day 3

    Explore the Grand Canyon's south & east rims, then on to Lake Powell


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    Day 4

    Fly over Rainbow Bridge and explore more of Lake Powell


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    Day 5

    Glen Canyon rafting, a touch of the Old West in Kanab & on to Bryce Canyon


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    Day 6

    Ride the trails of Bryce Canyon's wonderland, then off to Zion


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    Day 7

    From natural treasures in Zion to neon wonders in Las Vegas


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    Day 8

    Journey home from Las Vegas



    Note: For activities marked with an asterisk (*) in day-by-day descriptions, participation is at your own risk; a signed liability waiver will be required.

    Note: Tours of April 5, June 20 & 21 will stay at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa night 1.

Stories by Ken Burns

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