(Itinerary by Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas)

Las Vegas - Las Vegas 7 days
Las Vegas - Denver 12/13 days

9 National Parks, 1 Recreation Area, 1 National Monument, 1 State Park

1) Las Vegas, NV- arrival

2) Las Vegas, NV to Hoover Dam, Lake Meade (34 miles)

http://www.usbr.gov/lc/hooverdam/service/index.html

Hoover Dam to Grand Canyon National Park (243 miles) 3 hrs. 45 min.

Hoover Dam to Williams, AZ (185 miles) 2 hours 45 min.

  • You could take the Grand Canyon Train to the canyon

    • Overnight at Grand Canyon or Tusayan

3-4) Grand Canyon to Monument Valley (180 miles) 3 hours

Monument Valley to Page/ Lake PowellGlen Canyon Recreation Area(127 miles) 2 hours

http://www.nps.gov/glca/index.htm

5) Lake Powell to Zion National Park (103 miles) 1 hours 40 min.

http://www.nps.gov/zion/index.htm

Lake Powell to Bryce Canyon National Park (151 miles) 2 hours 30 min.

http://www.nps.gov/brca/index.htm

-73 miles between Zion & Bryce Canyons

From Bryce or Zion you could select a couple of different routes- head back to Vegas or head East.

    • Overnight at

6) Bryce Canyon to Vegas- (250) 4 hours

Zion to Vegas-(173 miles) 3 hours

7) Vegas flights home

Alternate Ending

6) Bryce to Capital Reef National Park- ( 134 miles) 3 hours

http://www.nps.gov/care/index.htm

Capital Reef NP to Bullfrog(Lake Powell – Defiance House Lodge)(102 miles) 2 hours

http://www.lakepowell.com/accomodations/bullfrog-resort-accommodations.aspx

Capital Reef NP to Moab UT(156) 2 hours 40 min.

7-8) Bullfrog to Moab (162) 2 hours 35 min.

-Arches National Park

http://www.nps.gov/arch/index.htm

-Canyonlands National Park

http://www.nps.gov/cany/index.htm

-Dead Horse State Park

http://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse

9) Moab, UT to Mesa Verde National Park (135 miles) 2 hours 25 minutes

http://www.nps.gov/meve/index.htm

10) Mesa Verde to Great Sand Dunes National Park (the newest National Park) (220 miles) 4 hours

http://www.nps.gov/grsa/index.htm

Great Sand Dunes to Colorado Springs(170 miles) 2 hours 45 min.

11) Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park (138 miles) 2 hours 25 min.

http://www.nps.gov/romo/index.htm

12) Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver (70 miles) 1 hours 30 minutes

Denver flights home