Serendipity has always been kind to me, and I believe that cultivating the ability to trust serendipity – to follow its compass — is one of the essential travel arts. A journey I took a few years ago to Easter Island provided the perfect example of the gifts that serendipity can sometimes bestow. That journey […]
Variety is the spice of life—and that defines this delightful journey. You’ll have full days to discover the incredible landscapes of Grand Canyon and Zion National Parks, plus an array of unique experiences, from a mind-boggling stop at Hoover Dam to a stop at the famous Cameron Trading Post. Grand Canyon sunsets and a grand view at Horseshoe Bend Overlook will be forever imprinted in your memory. So, grab your water bottle, don your sunglasses, and marvel at the magic of the Desert Southwest.
From Las Vegas, we make our way to the one and only Grand Canyon, with a stop at Hoover Dam en route. We’ll spend two nights on the edge of the canyon, with time for hiking along the rim, dipping down into the canyon, and capturing a classic Grand Canyon Sunset from the right spot. Endangered California condors may fly overhead, and we’ll be looking!
We head to Lake Powell, stopping en route for an Indian taco and to browse Indian art at the historic Cameron Trading Post. After a night at Lake Powell Resort, we’ll rise to float a serene stretch of the Colorado River just below Glen Canyon Dam, learning about the controversy surrounding the damming of the river.
We spend our last days in the energetic town of Springdale, outside of Zion National Park, highlighted by a variety of hikes that lead us to and through Zion’s beautiful treasures.
Return to Las Vegas for flights home – or a night or two on the town!