• Duration
  • 9 Days
  • Activity Level
  • Moderate
  • Group Size
  • 46
Southwest National Parks

Southwest National ParksAccommodations

Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains

May 12

Delight in the well-appointed comforts of this modern hotel, featuring breathtaking mountain views. Cool off in the outdoor pool, take advantage of the fitness center, or relax outside on the picturesque patio.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, sofa, writing desk, flat-screen cable/satellite TV, Wi-Fi (additional fee), phone, clock, coffee and tea maker, minibar, mini-fridge, robes, iron and ironing board, and marble bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Maswik Lodge

May 13

Nestled within the ponderosa pine forest, Maswik Lodge is a short quarter-mile walk to the canyon's edge. Enjoy contemporary rooms and access to the main lodge.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, TV, phone, mini-fridge, coffee maker, safe, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Grand Canyon Railway Hotel

May 14

Riding the rails to the canyon is just one part of an unforgettable Grand Canyon experience. Your stay off the train should be just as memorable. Designed to resemble the century-old train depot that housed the original Fray Marcos Hotel, this property offers guests comfortable lodging in a picturesque Western setting, and it provides a relaxing retreat before embarking for Grand Canyon National Park.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, writing desk and chair, flat-screen satellite TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, phone, alarm clock, coffee maker, mini-fridge, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Goulding’s Lodge

May 15

Relax and savor the spectacular views of Monument Valley at Goulding's Lodge, a popular locale for Old West movies. Be sure to check out Goulding's Trading Post Museum, showcasing artifacts, artwork, and film memorabilia. Note: The lodge does not have an elevator.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, satellite TV with DVD player, complimentary Wi-Fi (in most areas), mini-fridge, coffee maker, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Capitol Reef Resort

May 16

Located just one mile from Capitol Reef National Park, this resort offers premium lodging with Western chic flair and stunning views of the Red Rock Cliffs. 

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, flat-screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, alarm clock, coffee and tea maker, mini-fridge, microwave, iron and ironing board, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel

May 17

The Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel is surrounded by the dazzling scenery of southwest Utah, most notably the rock spires (hoodoos) known locally as the "fairy chimneys." Enjoy access to the hotel's enclosed courtyard, offering a swimming pool, whirlpool, and patio areas. The property also offers a heated indoor pool, 24-hour fitness room, and a business center.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, writing desk, satellite TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, phone, clock radio, microwave, mini-fridge, coffee and tea maker, iron and ironing board, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Springhill Suites Springdale

May 18

Embrace this property's inspirational setting—only a short distance from Zion National Park. After a full day of exploration, relax in the outdoor pool—featuring remarkable canyon views—or on one of the patios or balconies.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, writing desk, LCD cable TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, radio, iPod dock, phone, mini-fridge, microwave, coffee and tea maker, iron and ironing board, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa

May 19

Welcome to the City of Lights! This stylish hotel —just off the Las Vegas Strip—features a non-smoking environment, modern guest rooms, outdoor heated pool, fitness studio, lobby lounge, and 24-hour bistro.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, Heavenly® Bed, 42" flat-screen LCD cable TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, phone, coffee maker, safe, and en suite bathroom with deluxe Heavenly® Bath sundries and hair dryer.

(Accommodations subject to change.)