Canyons & Rockies – Fly Drives
WHY A CANYONS AND THE ROCKIES HOLIDAY?
From Grand Canyon to Yellowstone, from Zion to Bryce; with its diverse landscapes and abundance of fauna, the Canyons & Rockies has it all! There aren’t many better parts of the world than this magnificent area in the US.
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We’re able to offer a flexible approach on all of our holidays when selecting your accommodation, flights and destination. If you would like something specific, or maybe a touch of luxury, please speak to a member of our team who will happily offer advice and suggestions.
With Complete North America you will receive an incredibly detailed personalised road book, hotel vouchers, car hire vouchers, electric flight itinerary, luggage labels, transfer / excursion vouchers, a US mobile phone sim card and a handy black wallet to keep all your information in one place.
Our team of experienced travel specialists have been all over the North American region and thanks to their knowledge and expertise will be able to help tailor your perfect holiday whilst giving you the inside track on your North American adventure.
PLAN A TRIP NOW
Take inspiration from our example Canyons and the Rockies itineraries below or speak to us today so we can tailor something to your specific needs and plans. Call us now on 0115 9610590 or enquire here
GRAND CANYON COUNTRY
The motivation behind the creation of this itinerary was a desire to have something that combined arguably the most impressive scenery in North America with some ‘Chill Out’ time, a combination we often sought with our own personal holidays.
Scottsdale | Grand Canyon | Zion | Bryce Canyon | Capitol Reef | Arches & Canyonlands | Mesa Verde | Monument Valley | Sedona
REAL AMERICAN ROCKIES
Breathtaking-mountain scenery, magical encounters with the abundant wildlife, truly unique national parks and stunning monuments – the locals say, “This is God’s Country, only he left the gate open”.
Denver | Estes Park | Mount Rushmore | Sheridan | Yellowstone | Grand Teton | Vernal | Mesa Verde | Colorado Springs
ROCKIES, CANYONLANDS & NEW MEXICO
This is a route we first drove several years ago and it’s fair to say the variety of scenery in one itinerary probably stands this route apart from any other we offer with its wonderful scenery, amazing wildlife, contrasting cultures and good clean mountain air.
Denver | Estes Park | Glenwood Springs | Moab | Mesa Verde | Chinle | Albuquerque | Santa Fe | Colorado Springs
YOSEMITE TO YELLOWSTONE
Yosemite National Park and Yellowstone National Park are two of America’s oldest National Parks, recognised early on by environmentalists and the US Congress alike as magnificent landscapes worthy to be preserved for all time – and indeed they were.
San Francisco | Yosemite | Death Valley | Las Vegas | Salt Lake City | Jackson | Yellowstone
COLORADO BREWERY TOUR
This tour includes the Denver Beer Trail, a day in Rocky Mountain National Park, a bike tour of the vineyards and lavender farms in the south west corner of the state, time to explore the grandeur of the 2 million year old Black Canyon of the Gunnison, a scenic drive along the Million Dollar Highway and a chance to relax in the breweries and saloon bars of the Old West.
Denver | Boulder | Estes Park | Breckinridge | Grand Junction | Ouray | Mesa Verde | Durango | Alamosa | Colorado Springs
Follow some of Colorado’s most beautiful Scenic Byways into the breathtaking High Country. One of the countries most scenic highways will take you back to the Mile High City of Denver. This is a tour full of contrasts!
Denver | Colorado Springs | Alamosa | Durango | Mesa Verde National Park | Gateway | Crested Butte | Vail
THE REAL AMERICA
Immerse yourself in the history and nature of the fascinating West: Stand at the crossroads of the famous Oregon, Mormon, California and Pony Express Trails in South Dakota, and step in the footprints of the early settlers!
Denver | Cheyenne | Rapid City | Deadwood | Medora | Billings | Cody | Yellowstone | Helena | Whitefish | Missoula | West Yellowstone | Jackson | Togwotee | Riverton | Buffalo
You will be taken by breathtaking views into the Grand Canyon. After the steel-blue waters of Lake Powell you will see the famous silhouette of Monument Valley – right in the heart of the “Old West” cowboys and wild west romantic. Visit Canyonlands and the delicate rock arches of Arches National Park before visiting Bryce Canyon National Park and the incredible canyons and spectacular views of Zion National Park!
Las Vegas | Kanab | Grand Canyon | Lake Powell / Page | Monument Valley | Moab | Boulder | Bryce Canyon National Park | Zion National Park | Springdale
Time Zone: GMT – 6 / – 7
Flight time from UK: 9 hours – 10 hours 30 minutes
The Canyons and the Rockies features the states of Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and Colorado.
The Rocky Mountains experience extreme cold and heavy snows in the winter and in the summer temperatures are cooler and dryer than much of the country. In the winter the canyons will stay mild at about 15C while summers will be hot and dry.
Best time to visit
Winter may be vest avoided due to potential road closures due to snow but anytime from spring through to autumn is great. Avoiding the summer holidays will save you money on flights and also spare you the potentially intense heat in July / 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 much more.
There is an abundance of wildlife to see across the region but in particular in Yellowstone National Park where fauna is prolific. Over 60 species of mammals live in Yellowstone, 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.