This Grand Canyon day trip combines sights from both land and sky. After leaving Phoenix, take a scenic driving route that includes a stop along Route 66. Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon. It follows the Colorado River. Then have plenty of time at legendary Grand Canyon National Park, including a canyon rim driving tour before returning to Phoenix by luxury van. Have lunch upon arrival at the state’s most renowned national park. Or, skip to the park and start exploring. Follow the guide bus tour around the area to discover the park’s charms and on your own during your visit.
Vacations By Train offers more than 50 vacation packages to these wonderful destinations. National park vacations come in many forms, making them ideal for seniors, families, as well as adventurers from all walks of life. Select packages even include cruise segments that present protected lands and scenic waterways from a floating vantage point. The idea of protecting America’s natural wonders was the inspiration behind the creation of America’s national parks. Yellowstone, which was the country’s original national park, was established by Congress in 1872. Today there are 58 National Parks across the United States that offer spectacular treasures. Yellowstone offers fumaroles geysers and sparkling waters.
Explore the Mesa Verde cliff dwellings, gaze into the Grand Canyon’s depths, and stand in the shadows of the Grand Tetons. This guided tour will take you through America’s wilderness to discover the incredible cultural and geographical diversity of the national parks. Africa’s National Parks are the best places for wildlife viewing, from the iconic Big Five down to rarer species.
Day Yosemite National Park Winter Tour From San Francisco
The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, Kruger South Africa, Etosha Namibia, Maasai Mara (Kenya) and Gonarezhou Zimbabwe are some of the best places to spot wildlife. Trafalgar’s tours of national parks allow you to visit all of these places. Yosemite National Park offers a wild experience in winter when the crowds are less and the magnificent natural attractions remain covered in snow. On this 2-day trip from San Francisco, take a guided coach tour of Yosemite Valley and enjoy free time to explore the wintry wonderland.
America’s National Parks
Hike or snowshoe through giant sequoia groves, ice skate near the base of Half Dome and admire the snow-capped Sierra Nevada scenery. Warm up in Curry Village by lighting a fire, then enjoy a delicious dinner at Yosemite Lodge next to the Falls in one of the Yosemite Half Dome Village heated tent cabins. This small-group, all-day guided tour of Olympic National Park takes you to the Pacific Northwest’s natural beauty.
Enjoy the beauty of America’s capitals, canyons, and wild places. You have the chance to stay in some of the most beautiful U.S.