US National Parks
Escorted Tours America's National Parks are ideal vacation getaways, but their size and scope can make it complicated to fully enjoy them. With an escorted tour, every visitor gets a rare opportunity to visit each park's many highlights and all with a professional, knowledgeable guide on hand to answer questions and make the whole journey a memorable experience. Whether traveling by raft through the Grand Canyon, or by comfortable motorcoach, a wide variety of escorted tours are available for every type of traveler from the timid to the thrill seeker.
The Grand Canyon National Park
No National Park odyssey could possibly be complete without viewing the staggering beauty of the Grand Canyon. The best times to visit are early spring and late fall, when crowds are light and the weather is gorgeous. Stop at the Visitor Center and Mather Point to get a first peak at this grand sight.
Yellowstone National Park
Few national parks enjoy the sterling reputation that Yellowstone does. Perhaps that is because Yellowstone always delivers spectacular natural beauty and up-close-and-personal encounters with wildlife. Although the entire park is worth a visit, most visitors can’t miss one of Old Faithful’s eruptions or bypass a chance to wander through the historical Old Faithful Inn. Learn about the park’s history at the Albright Visitor Center.
Grand Teton National Park
Warm summer months may be a bit crowded, but this time of year is also the best for seeing most of this park. Heavy snows close many of the roads in the winter, but there is still plenty to see. This northwestern Wyoming park offers stunning mountains, crystal-clear lakes, and marvelous opportunities for viewing wildlife. Since the park was established in 1929, it has hosted millions of visitors, many of whom hike to picturesque spots like Jenny Lake.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Almost 90% of this memorial was carved using dynamite. It’s difficult to believe that explosive energy can be harnessed to render even the most delicate of details, but it was successfully utilized here. This park is the ultimate patriotic experience, paying fitting tribute to some of America’s most revered leaders. It’s open year-round, but the winter months and early spring can be quite cold. During the summer, a patriotic ceremony and lighting of the mountain takes place each evening – it’s a spectacle that’s not to be missed.
Zion National Park
Utah’s first national park is also one of its most popular. Be surrounded by colorful sandstone cliffs while standing beneath the soaring blue sky. This park is renowned for its birdwatching opportunities.
Bryce Canyon National Park
Sometimes called a “forest of stone” Bryce is a unique and indescribable place. Make memorable stops at Sunrise and Sunset viewpoints. When visiting, most people also see one of the prairie dog communities that dot the landscape. These adorable rodents are both endearing and amusing.
Arches National Park
With more than 2,000 breathtaking sandstone arches, this park is a rare gem for explorers. Summer temperatures often reach in excess of 100 degrees, making the spring and fall ideal times for a visit. Hike along the Windows Loop train to discover Turret Arch and the North and South Windows.
Mesa Verde National Park
From 600 to 1300 AD the Pueblo people lived here in spectacular cliff dwellings that can still be toured today. A trip here is to take a magical step back in time. Many of the most impressive dwellings can only be explored as part of a guided tour, and only at certain times of the year. Visiting in the spring through the fall grants access to the greatest number of cliff dwellings.
There is a huge selection of National Park Tours to discover within America’s beauty. We offer tours and vacations to some of the most famous national parks and canyons of North America, including the Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Bryce and Zion National Parks, Grand Teton and Yellowstone. The sweeping vistas of Rocky Mountain National Park reveal alpine lakes, lush forests, meadows brimming with wildflowers and snow-capped peaks.
Visit the mysterious dwellings of the ancestral Puebloan people of Mesa Verde. In sharp contrast, stroll through the chic villages of Aspen and Vail. Rising 7,000 feet, spectacular features of the magnificent Grand Tetons include blue and white glaciers, snowfields, numerous lakes, spruce forests and granite pinnacles.
Now vacationing in the National Parks is even easier, as we have done all the work for you. Choose from escorted tours of America’s National Parks and vacation packages. There are so many National Parks to visit that it is hard to know where to start. There are tours for individuals, couples and families to experience the best that nature has to offer.
Buying your National Parks Tour gives you peace of mind because you prepay for your trip and save up to 40% off the cost of traveling the same itinerary on your own. There's no better time than now to tour the National Parks of the United States. Keep in mind when planning your tour that peak season is mid-April to September as the weather is most enjoyable.
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