Sedona, Moab & Monument Valley – April 8 – 13 2019

Sedona Arizona, called the “Red Rock Country”… This is some of the most spectacular scenery in the world! Monument Valley… It’s on the National Register of Historic Places! Moab… Its unique combination of red rock scenery, two national parks, and the cool waters of the Colorado River has made it one of the most sought after destinations in the southwest.

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Day 1 – Monday April 8th – Phoenix AZ to Sedona AZ
We’ll fly into Phoenix where our coach will meet us…  After a scrumptious lunch, sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery as we wind our way through desert plateaus to beautiful Sedona, Arizona. Here you’ll be greeted by Cathedral Rock; it towers high above all other formations and offers vivid crimson spires. Our home for the next 2 nights is the Best Western plus… Offering stunning red rock views from each of our promenade terraces. Best Western Plus-Sedona (L)

Day 2 – Tuesday April 9th – Sedona – Local Touring
After breakfast we’ll depart in the Pink Jeeps for the most talked about off-road adventures in the Southwest! We’ll take their ultimate scenic tour! Travel up the Mogollon Rim along Bear Wallow Canyon to Merry Go Round Rock. The historic “Munds Trail” is now a rocky, bumpy forest road (Schnebly Hill Road) but it was once a wagon trail that connected Sedona with Flagstaff.  The views along Schnebly Hill Road are spectacular as you look down on the town of Sedona and see the entire Verde Valley spilling into the horizon. Your afternoon is free to explore on your own… Sedona is full of shops, galleries, and eateries- enjoy! Dinner at the Steakhouse 89… They combine classic steakhouse influences with casual sophistication. Best Western Plus-Sedona (B, D)

Day 3 – Wednesday April 10th – Sedona AZ to Monument Valley UT
We’ll head for Monument Valley, Utah this morning… We’ll have a few stops along the way including a wonderful lunch at Cameron Trading Post. Welcome to Monument Valley… Experience one of the most majestic – and most photographed – points on earth. The landscape overwhelms, not just by its beauty but also by its size. This great valley boasts sandstone masterpieces that tower at heights of 400 – 1,000 ft. The angle of the sun accents these graceful formations, providing scenery that is simply spellbinding. Before human existence, the park was once a vast lowland basin. Natural forces of wind and water have eroded the land for the past the last 50 million years -cutting and peeling away the surface of the plateau. The simple wearing down of the rock layers, which alternate between hard and soft, has slowly revealed the natural wonders of Monument Valley today. You’ll see the world-famous panorama of the Mitten Buttes and Merrick Butte. Enjoy this beautiful land! Tonight, enjoy a wonderful cookout under the stars! Goulding’s Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 4 – Thursday April 11th – Monument Valley, UT to Moab, UT
This morning we’ll embark on a Monument Valley Jeep Tour… You’ll see all of the famous monoliths of Monument Valley, including spectacular rock formations in restricted areas! The restricted area is home to Anasazi Petroglyphs and some magnificent rock formations. After a Navajo rug weaving demonstration, photo stops will be made at The Mittens, John Ford’s Point, Three Sisters, North Window, Totem Pole, Yei Bi Cheis, and Artist’s Point. This area has served as the backdrop for many classic western films. Enjoy the same vista that John Wayne, John Ford, and Henry Fonda made famous. Lunch is at the Stagecoach Dining Room offers a spectacular, panoramic view of one of Mother Nature’s most unique creations. We’ll continue northeast to our home for the next 2 nights; Fairfield Inn & Suites Moab… next to the Colorado River. We are two miles from Arches National Park, and 30 minutes from Dead Horse Point and Canyonlands National Park. Dinner tonight is at the Sunset Grill where every table has a view… this was the former home of Charlie Steen, the Uranium King, who put Moab on the map in the 1950s. The upstairs dining room is converted from the four bedrooms of the home and made into a spectacular dining Experience. Fairfield Inn & Suites (B, L, D)

Day 5 – Friday April 12th – Moab – Local Touring
Our awesome local guide will join us today, as we tour Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Parks, and Dead Horse Point State Park. Discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms, and textures unlike any other in the world. Arches National Park has over 2,000 natural stone arches in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins, and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets. Explore a wilderness of countless canyons and fantastically formed buttes, carved by the Colorado River and its tributaries. Rivers divide Canyonlands National Park into four districts: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze, and the rivers themselves. These areas share a primitive desert atmosphere, but each offers different opportunities for sightseeing and adventure. Next the prominence of Dead Horse Point, 2,000 feet above a gooseneck in the Colorado River an ever-changing landscape unfurls. Immense vertical cliffs meet with canyons carved by ice, water, and wind creating a visual masterpiece. You’ll have time to rest up before our Dutch Oven Dinner & Jet Boat Tour… this old-time show is the finishing touch to a perfect day. Enjoy a Cowboy style Dutch Oven Dinner and a slow-moving evening boat ride on the Colorado River. This is by far one of the most unique sound and light shows in the world! Fairfield Inn & Suites (B, L, D)

Day 6 – Saturday April 13th – Moab to Home
We’ll head home today with wonderful memories of the most stunning red rock country in the world! (B)

$2,638 Double  $3,244 Single

A $100 deposit will hold space; balance is due by February 1st 2019