In the morning, we will pick you up from Los Angeles and head towards Richfield, UT. We will cruise through the San Bernardino Forest, the city of Las Vegas and the state of Arizona. Then, driving along the Virgin Colorado River, we will finally reach Richfield, Utah. You will be dropped at your hotel to spend the night.
Hotel: Best Western or similar
Today, the first destination is the Arches National Park which is spread over a vast area of 73,000 acres. You can hike along the various trails to see the beautiful landscape and naturally shaped mountains. The best highlight of the park is the unique formations of rocks formed over hundreds of years by the erosion of soil and water. In the afternoon, we will head towards Denver, Colorado where you will be spending the night.
Hotel: Red Lion Southeast
Today, we will head towards South Dakota leaving Denver behind. We will pass through the Wyoming state capital and the cowboy town of Wyoming. Then, we will head to see Mt. Rushmore National Monument which is the world renowned sculptured faces of four former U.S. Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. You will also see the Crazy Horse Monument, carved out of Thunderhead Mountain depicting Crazy Horse, an Oglala Lakota warrior; standing at a height of 631 feet.
Hotel: Howard Johnson or similar
In the morning, we will drive through the cowboy state of Wyoming and enjoy the remarkable view of the Little Bighorn Battlefield along the way. We will arrive at the Yellowstone National Park in the afternoon. We will view the magnificent mammoth hot springs and see the multi-colored lava flow from extinct volcanoes. Examine fossilized trees, lush forests, and alpine rivers and catch the glimmer of beautiful lakes in the secluded woods by going along the hiking trails. Overnight stay will be at Yellowstone National Park.
Hotel: Yellowstone Lodge
We will be visiting the Yellowstone National Park. Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Waterfalls, hot springs and other geysers are the major attractions of the park which will be explored by us. We can also go on hiking trails and enjoy a delicious lunch while viewing the scenic beauty of the park. We can also see a variety of animals and birds in this huge park. The next destination will be the Grand Teton National Park to see the extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain. Finally we will go to Idaho Falls, known for its scenic beauty and cattle farming. For the night, we will drive you to your hotel in Ogden, UT.
Hotel: Comfort Suite or similar
We will head to the Hill Aerospace Museum in the morning where you can see the display of exhibits of military aircraft, missiles, aerospace ground equipment, uniforms, historical artifacts and military vehicles. Next, we will go to the capital city of Utah - Salt Lake City. The city is known for its Great Salt Lake Basin and the Mormon Temple. The holy temple of the Mormons is the temple of Latter Day Saints and is a peaceful place for reflection. The last stop will be the State Capital building which is beautiful and has many wonderful attractions.
Note: Please schedule your flights for after 4:00 pm in the late afternoon.
Departure and Return Details
06:30 AM 5394-F Walnut Ave. Irvine 99 Ranch Market,
07:00 AM 18317 S. Pioneer Blvd., Cerritos Diho Plaza,
07:00 AM 8560 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683 (Seafood Paradise Restaurant)
07:20 AM 1230 S Golden West Ave #B, Arcadia, CA 91007 (near to 99 Ranch Market )
07:20 AM 638 N. Broadway, Los Angeles L A Dim Sum, China town
08:00 AM 117 E. Garvey Ave., Monterey Park ABC Cafe,
08:45 AM 18414 Colima Road, Rowland Heights, CA 91748 (Hong Kong Plaza)