Canyons, Rockies & Yellowstone
Time Zone: GMT – 6 / – 7
Flight time from UK: 9 hours – 10 hours 30 minutes
The Canyons and the American Rockies feature the states of Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and Colorado.
The Rocky Mountains experience extreme cold and heavy snow in the winter. In the summer temperatures are cooler and dryer than other regions of North America. In the winter, the canyons will stay mild at about 15C while summers will be hot and dry.
Best time to visit
The best time to visit for ideal weather is between April to July. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit the Canyons, Rockies and Yellowstone, the hottest months are July and August.
The Canyons and the Rockies area is full of natural beauty from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon to Arches National Park, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Monument Valley, Grand Teton, Devils Tower, Glacier National Park, Rocky Mountain and so much more!
There is an abundance of wildlife to see across the region, but in particular in Yellowstone National Park. Over 60 species of mammals live in Yellowstone, over 10 different types of amphibians and reptiles, and over 300 species of birds.
The Canyons and the Rockies area offers incredible history from the ruins of the great pueblos in Canyon de Chelly, Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde to the thriving culture in communities still inhabited, like Taos Pueblo in Taos, New Mexico.