7. Los Angeles: 8-Day Antelope and Yellowstone 7 Parks Tour
Discover the wonders of the Southwestern United States on a trip from Los Angeles with hotel stays included. See Yellowstone National Park, the Seven Magic Mountains, Bryce Canyon, Idaho Falls, the Grand Canyon, Emerald Cove, and the Valley of Fire. Kayak, explore by boat, and ride a helicopter. Day 1: Los Angeles - Seven Magic Mountains - Las VegasAfter traveling from Los Angeles, arrive at the Seven Magic Mountains for a tour (30 minutes). Optional activities include a Las Vegas night tour and shows such as Cirque du Soleil, the David Copperfield Magic Show, or the O Show (costs not included). Stay overnight at Paris Las Vegas or similar. Day 2: Las Vegas - Emerald Cove Kayaking - Grand Canyon National Park Explore Grand Canyon on a tour for 2-3 hours. Enrich your day with optional activities, including Emerald Cove kayaking and a beach tour (2 hours) or a helicopter flight over Grand Canyon (30 minutes). Sleep at a boutique hotel in town. Day 3: Antelope Canyon - Horseshoe Bend - Lake Powell - Bryce Canyon National Park - Salt Lake City Visit Antelope Canyon (approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes), Lake Powell (30 minutes), Horseshoe Bend (1 hour), and Bryce Canyon National Park (1-2 hours). Head to the water with an optional tour of Antelope Canyon by water (choose from kayaking, motor boating, or yachting). Get an aerial view of Horseshoe Bend, Lake Powell, Glen Canyon Dam, and the Indian Memorial by helicopter or small plane (optional). Spend the rest of the night at a boutique hotel. Day 4: Salt Lake City - Idaho Falls - Yellowstone National Park Spend the day exploring Idaho Falls (20 minutes), the Grand Prismatic Spring (40 minutes), the Old Faithful Geyser (1.5 hours), and the Fountain Paint Pots (30 minutes). Optional activities include a Yellowstone Lake cruise or Yellowstone Lake fishing. Rest overnight at a boutique hotel. Day 5: Norris Geyser Basin - Volcanic Pillar Cliff - Mammoth Hot Springs - Roosevelt Arch - Lamar Valley - Lower Falls Overlook Visit Norris Geyser Basin (1 hour), Sheepeater Cliffs (30 minutes), Mammoth Hot Springs (1 hour), and Roosevelt Arch (20 minutes), and discover one of the best wildlife viewing areas at Lower Falls Overlook (30 minutes). Optionally, go horseback riding at the canyon, then stay at a hotel overnight. Day 6: Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Salt Lake City Enjoy more adventure while exploring the Upper Yellowstone Falls (30 minutes), West Thumb Geyser Basin (1 hour), Artist Point (30 minutes), Elk Antler Arches Park (30 minutes), and the Grand Teton National Park (1.5 hours). Stay the night at a hotel. Day 7: Salt Lake City - Utah State Capitol - Valley of Fire State Park - Las Vegas Admire the Utah State Capitol during a 30-minute visit, then get to know the wonders of the Valley of Fire State Park on a 1- to 1.5-hour tour. Enjoy another night's stay at Paris Las Vegas or similar. Day 8: Las Vegas - Ethel M Chocolates Factory - Ethel M Botanical Cactus Garden - Barstow Outlets - Los Angeles Visit the Ethel M Chocolates Factory and the Ethel M Botanical Cactus Garden (1 to 1.5 hours) and explore the Barstow Outlets (2 hours). Finish your trip with drop-off back in Los Angeles.