GRAND CIRCLE TOUR
SEPTEMBER 28 - OCTOBER 12, 2021
DAY 1 WE ARE OFF
Boarding our motorcoach is the beginning of our 14 day trip. Our
traveling today, will take us through St. Louis. Tonight’s reservations
are this side of Kansas City.
DAY 2 KANSAS
This morning, we leave the rolling hills of Missouri behind and enter
the flatlands of Kansas. This afternoon we visit the Eisenhower the
museum and home in Abilene. Tonight’s reservations are in Colby.
DAY 3 DENVER
This afternoon we get our first sight of the Rockies. This afternoon in
the mile high city a local guide will take us on a tour of city. Dinner
tonight is in a unique restaurant.
DAY 4 MOAB, UTAH
Today, will be our first day of the beauty of the canyons as we travel through our first Canyon,
the Glenwood Canyon. This afternoon, we see one of the most beautiful sights on the trip
Arches National Park, which is many of our groups favorite park. The next several days we
will see some of the most beautiful sights in the United States.
DAY 5 BRYCE CANYON
The drive today from Green River to Bryce is one of the most beautiful in Utah. Bryce Canyon
is a place of towering rocks with domes, spires and formations created of the years by erosion.
Tonight’s reservations are at Ruby’s Inn.
DAY 6 ZION
This morning, we travel to Zion; the Mormons called this spectacular outdoor wonderland the
“Heavenly City of God” because of its massive formations that look like cathedrals and thrones.
There will be time for a short walk along the Virgin River, in the canyon. Tonight, we have
dinner included at the chuckwagon in Kanab, where we spend the night.
DAY 7 GRAND CANYON, AZ
Today and tonight will be one of the highlights as we visit the South Rim
of the Grand Canyon. Late this afternoon, we will board a park bus
for a sunset tour, a guide will give us information on the Grand Canyon.
Reservations are just outside the park.
DAY 8 SEDONA
From the Grand Canyon we travel to the Red Rocks of Sedona, one of
the most beautiful Canyons in the United States. This afternoon we have
a jeep tour of the countryside. This will be one of the highlights of the trip.
There will be time for shopping in this beautiful and quaint town.
DAY 9 LAKE POWELL
From the Sedona, we travel to Page, Arizona where we have reservations
for the night. This afternoon, we get a different view of a canyon on our
boat tour of Lake Powell. The boat takes us in Antelope Canyon. Tonight’s reservations are in the area. CB
DAY 10 MONUMENT VALLEY/FOUR CORNERS
Today we visit Monument Valley area of Arizona, well known for the scenic beauty. This
afternoon our next stop will be at Four Corners, the only place in the States where four States
share the same corner, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. Reservations for the next
three nights are in Santa Fe.
DAY 11 INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FESTIVAL
This morning we get up early as we travel to Albuquerque where we hope to see the skies filled
with balloons as they lift off. We have two nights in Santa Fe, if the balloons don’t go up today
we have another opportunity tomorrow.
DAY 12 SANTA FE
Today we will enjoy the area of Santa Fe, we will also travel up to the Santa Fe Ski Basin to see
more of the fall colors of the Aspens. We will also have a tram tour of Santa Fe.
DAY 13 TEXAS
This morning, we leave New Mexico and into Texas and continue on to Clinton, Oklahoma
where we have reservations for the night.
DAY 14 OKLAHOMA MEMORIAL
In Oklahoma City, we visit the site of the tragic bombing that united our nation. There will be
time for you to reflect on the tragedy before we travel to the Cowboy Hall of Fame Museum.
Tonight’s reservations are in Clarksville, Arkansas.
DAY 15 HOME
Many pictures have been taken of our Canyonlands Tour. After this trip “America the Beautiful”
has even greater meaning.
Final payment June 15, 2021
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