An Interview with Katie Arenas, Avid Traveler & OBP Travel Planner Katie Arenas grew up with an appreciation for the outdoors through immersive travel with family, friends, and as a solo traveler. She let her passion for active outdoor adventure lead her all the way to her role at Off the Beaten Path, where she […]
Join us for this comprehensive, yet immersive, exploration of the American Southwest! Each step of this journey is anchored in surreal landscapes, from echoing canyon cathedrals and sweeping rock waves to multicolored cliffs, natural bridges, arches, hoodoos, spires, and waterfalls. Capture all five of Utah’s “mighty five” National Parks, Grand Canyon – one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and several national monuments on this seminal trip through the American Southwest.
Arches National Park launches this journey, along with the sprawling expanse of Canyonlands National Park. The industry’s best naturalist guides lead your travels, quieting your spirit to absorb the fascinating history of the diverse and unique landscapes to which you will travel.
The first of two private air flights opens up a unique understanding the geologic phenomena that combined to form the Colorado Plateau. Wind, water, and time formed these unique landscapes and you will immerse in these diverse areas like few other travelers do.
Enjoy epic sunsets and great hiking explorations in Grand Canyon, following ancient, undulating slot canyons on the Navajo Lands, move through silent waters on the Colorado River, flanked by towering 1,000 foot cliffs left and right. Explore Central Utah, home to Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase-Escalante, Bryce Canyon, and Zion. Hike and tour the remote hallows of Capitol Reef and Grand Staircase-Escalante. Lodge in the heart of Bryce Canyon National Park, where the landscape seemingly falls away into an assortment of hoodoos, fins, mazes, and spires. Cap the journey in Zion with walks through intoxicating, lush galleries of cottonwood trees, splashy waterfalls, and vividly colored canyons.
It’s all here! Wonderful lodging, superlative dining, and immersive, rich experiences set against enchanting landscapes.