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Best of the West

Zion, Bryce, Arches, Canyonlands, Hot springs, Colorado River, Moab, Utah

A one week national parks adventure offered Spring and Fall. Features hiking, camping, swimming, rafting, jeep tours.

This trip is good for all physical levels/abilities.

Confirm all dates with Adventure Bus before booking any flights or pre-trip accommodations.

Dates: TBD

Trip Details

Arrival & Departure

Departs and returns to Salt Lake City.

Transportation

This tour features our unique Adventure Bus sleeper coach.

Accommodations

This tour features tent camping and bus bunking. We’ll provide the tents and sleeping pads. You’ll need to rent or bring a sleeping bag. Contact us for helpful hints on accommodations and flights before and after your tour.

Weather

Warm to hot days and cool to chilly nights are typical on this tour. Nights at the higher elevations of Bryce can be chilly.

Food

Our meals are geared to provide you with the fuel you need to get through your active days, and yet still extremely tasty. We can accommodate all dietary needs.

Hikes & Difficulty

The hikes featured on this tour vary in length, technicality, and difficulty. 1-7+ miles. Each location has various hiking options, so there is always something for everyone!

What to Expect

After you make a reservation, a confirmation packet will be sent to you with more detailed information. Check out our FAQs.

Pricing

Price per person: $1195 + 6% Utah Tax
Returning guests: $1095 + 6% Utah Tax

$300 deposit required

Trip price includes all park entrance fees, camping fees, and 70% of the meals.

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Itinerary

Adventure Charter bus in Zion

Day 1

Depart Salt Lake City 2:00 PM

We start this fantastic trip by picking up you and your fellow Adventurers in Salt Lake City. We'll prep you for your adventure and then enjoy a comfortable journey to camp at the doorstep of our first Utah national park, Zion!

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Adventure Charter bus in Zion
Zion National Park.

Day 2

Zion National Park…

The towering red sandstone walls of Zion are magnificent! Hike the world famous Narrows, a river walk through the canyon, the Emerald Pools past waterfalls, or the magnificent Angel’s Landing Trail for a panoramic view of the canyon. We'll continue our journey to cookout and camp just outside of our next great destination, Bryce!

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Zion National Park.
Bryce Canyon rock formations

Day 3

Bryce Canyon National Park…

Almost out of a fairy tale, Bryce is nothing like you’ve ever seen! Spend the day among the “HooDoos”, by hiking the Navajo Loop and Queen’s Garden Trails, or stare at the maze of ancient sandstone spires from the rim of the canyon. Later, enjoy a short drive to Mystic Hot Springs for a relaxing soak in a natural hot spring and a delicious cookout.

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Bryce Canyon rock formations
Mesa Arch

Day 4

Dead Horse Point and Canyonlands

The overlooks and vistas of Dead Horse Point and Canyonlands parks rival that of the Grand Canyon. Walk along the canyon rims, take a short hike to Mesa Arch, and if time allows, we'll check out some petroglyphs before we settle into our campsite along the Colorado River.

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Mesa Arch
Corona Arch

Day 5

Secret Canyons of Moab, UT

Raft the Colorado, mountain bike, horseback ride, rent a jeep, try your hand at canyoneering, or relax and shop in Moab for the day. ($20-$80). We’ll assist you in setting up your day’s adventure by recommending reliable companies. In the evening, we recommend taking a sunset tour into Moab’s beautiful outback on the unique UniMog. ($35)

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Corona Arch

Day 6

Free Day in Moab, Utah…

Raft or kayak the Colorado, horseback ride, rent a jeep, try your hand at canyoneering, or relax and shop in Moab for the day. ($20-$80). We’ll assist you in setting up your day’s adventure by recommending reliable companies.

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Day 7

Arches National Park…

Spend the day hiking among giant natural sandstone arches sculpted by wind and time in the Devil’s Garden. There is no other place like this in the world! Later we’ll cool off in a swim hole or campground pool, toast some marshmallows around the campfire, or sample the brews of Moab, Utah!

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Adventure Bus in Utah

Day 8

Day 8 Return to Salt Lake City

We'll roll back into Salt Lake City between 10-12noon, exchange emails so we can share photos, and say our goodbyes to all of our new friends!

"Don't cry because it's over... Smile because it happened." Dr Seuss

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Adventure Bus in Utah