Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Examples of Motorcoach Tours Including Moab Utah's Arches and Canyonlands Parks in a Group Tour Itinerary

2014 Motorcoach Tours

Departing from various cities across the United States, the following multiple day tours include parks in the Moab Utah area, such as, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and/or Dead Horse Point State Park. Theses group tours cover multiple day journeys either point-to-point or loops from a single city.
Upcoming Tour Dates:

USA Tours
11 Days
May 4th - May 14th, 2014
Sept 17th - Sept 27th, 2014
Round trip from Missouri
Colorado and Utah National Park Tour

Coffee Break Tours
13 Days
May 3 - 15 2014
Round trip from Camden OK
Scenic 2014

Mayflower Tours
13 days
May 17 2014
Round trip from Iowa
National Parks of the Southwest

Green Tortoise Adventure Travel
16 Days
June 6 - June 22, 2014
June 27 - July 13, 2014
July 18 - August 3, 2014
August 8 - August 24, 2014
August 29 - September 14, 2014
Round Trip from San Francisco

Perkiomen Tours & Travel
17 Days
June 11 - 28, 2014
St Louis - Virginia
Canyonlands and National Parks

Atlas Travel
Trafalgar Tours
May 26 - June 1, 2014
June 23 - June 29, 2014
July 28 to August 3, 2014
August 18 to August 24, 2014
September 8 to September 14, 2014
September 22 to September 28, 2014
Denver to Las Vegas
Best of Canyonlands

Fantasy RV Tours
33 days
August 26 - September 27 2014
Pahrump NV to Canyon Village AZ
Western National Parks

Must be a FMCA member

King George Travel
11 Days
May - June 2014
Round Trip Las Vegas
Enchanting Canyonlands

YMT Vacations
14 Days
Round trip Las Vegas
Golden West Tour

Geo Tours
14 Days
 May - October Departures
 Round Trip Las Vegas
Scenic Parks Explorer

Tauck Tours
9 Days
May - October 2014 departures
Grand Junction to Las Vegas
Western USA

The following are College and University Alumni Group Tours.
Fine examples of possible Motorcoach itineraries to include the Four Corners region of Western USA and the rugged National Parks preserved by the Department of the Interior.

McHenry Trips 
8 Days
June 21 - 28 2014
Round Trip Chicago
Trains and Canyons of the West

UC Santa Barbara
11 Days
May 30 - June 9 2013
Round Trip Las Vegas
Southwest National Parks

University of Michigan
May 23 - June 2 2014
Round Trip Las Vegas
Southwest National Parks

Compare the 2014 packages to the itineraries and providers of previous years listed below. All of the group tours will include some part of the Moab Utah region: Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park and Moab resources. Among those features are a variety of tour companies, step on guides, and/or three Scenic Byways.

2013 Group Tours by Motorcoach in Moab Utah

April 7 - 17 2013
World Class Tours presents National Parks of Utah 11 days starting with the Omaha Amtrak to Green River Utah. A fascinating itinerary ending in Las Vegas with the flight to Omaha included to end the trip.
April 27 - May 4 2013
Adventure Bus rolls out the Best of the West out of Salt Lake City. Also available May 4 - 11 2013. Zion, Bryce, Arches, Canyonlands, hot springs, Colorado River, Moab, Utah. Features hiking, camping, swimming, rafting, jeep tours. This trip is good for all physical levels/abilities.
May 2 -  10 2013
Ryder-Walker begins in Sedona Arizona to finish in Salt Lake City, primarily walking with emphasis on Ruins and Dinosaur relics and arches.
May 6 - 10 2013
Sun Tours has a 5 day round trip bus tour out of Albuquerque, New Mexico to Moab for Arches National Park, a jet boat and Jeep 4x4 combination tour, possible horse back riding during this Moab Adventure held at Red Cliffs Lodge, Moab Utah.
May - October 2013 -- Various and Abundant Departure Dates
Globus Journeys has continuing departures of the Enhanting Canyonlands tours. This is an 11 day Las Vegas to Las Vegas loop to encompass the Grand Circle Region of the desert Southwest.
Tauck Tours also has continuing departures for the Spirit of the Desert: The National Parks of the Southwest. This  is a 10 day trip beginning in Grand Junction, Colorado to end in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Trafalgar has continuing departures for teh 14 day Scenic Parks Explorer. It begins and ends in Las Vegas. Takes in Zion & Bryce, Salt Lake City, Grand Teton & Yellowstone, Little Big Horn & Black Hills, Arches National Park, Mesa Verde, Monument Valley and Grand Canyon.
May - September 2013
Trafalgar has the Colorful Trails of the Southwest tour.  This tour includes Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Mesa Verde, Arches National Park with a day off on your own to organize rafting, canyoneering, ATV trail ride, horseback riding, 4wheeling, stand up paddle boarding or biking. Then there is a narrow gauge railroad ride from Silverton to Durango Colorado. Finishing with the UNESCO Heritage site in New Mexico and on to Santa Fe. This 9-day trips starts in Phoenix and ends in Albuquerque.
The World Outdoors provides several departures in this May - October time frame for the Canyonlands and Arches Multisport Tour. There is hiking in Arches National Park and Fisher Towers Recreation Area, Rock Climbing on Wall Street, mountain biking in the Klondike Bluffs and Onion Creek Road, Canyoneering in Negro Bill Canyon, Inflatable Kayaking on the Colorado River with either camping or inn stays.
June 4 - 14 2013
Eleven Days with Dan Dipert Tours. Starts in Dallas Texas to roll through New Mexico, Colorado, includes a night in Moab Utah with a drive into Arches National Park continuing to other Utah National Parks, Grand Canyon/Arizona, more of New Mexico to end in Texas.
June 22 2013
Mayflower Tours provides a Trains and Canyons of the West 2013 which starts in Salt Lake City spends two days in Moab to visit Dead Horse Point State Park and Arches National Park, including a Colorado River float trip, then heads into Colorado for the Durango train and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Rarailroad. This tour ends in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This 8 day tour has other departures on September 14 or 22 2013.
June - September 2013
Trafalgar has a 9 day Canyon Country Jamboree itinerary in 2013 highlighting a film on Zion's giant screen, a Hummer ride in Moab, jet boat on the Colorado River and wine tasting. This trip starts in Las Vegas to end in Grand Junction Colorado. Eight departures are listed June through September.
June -October 2013
Trafalgar has a 7 day Best of Canyonlands itinerary in 2013.  Stretch your legs in Vail, Colorado, spend two nights in Moab to see Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Includes Mesa Verde, Monument Valley and Grand Canyon. This trip starts in Denver to end in Las Vegas.
Holiday Tours, Inc. arrives in Moab July 7 with a motorcoach full of patrons to enjoy the parks over several days
August 27 - September 11 2013
American West Tour has a southern segment that includes Arches or Canyonlands National Park as well as, Parks of New Mexico and many more Utah parks. It is a 16 day motorcoach tour starting in El Paso to conclude in Grand Junction Colorado. It is also available in reverse, Grand Junction to El Paso October 10 - 25 2013.
September 4 - October 1 2013
Winnebago-Itasca Travelers Club sponsors this classic Grand Circle route. Winnebago owners start in Moab Utah for this Grand Circle Caravan journey covering 1,200 miles
September 14 2013
Owen County State Bank explores Trains and Canyons of the West. This 8 day trip begins in Salt Lake City, featrues 3 days in the parks of Moab, then hops into Colorado for the Narrow Guage Railroad to finish in Albuquerque.
Ocotber 3-10 2013
Fantasy RV Tours promotes teh Western National Parks 33 day tour. The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) also used this exact itinerary for an August 2012 tour for members. Starts in Pahrump, Nevada, ends in Williams, Arizona, spedning days 13-16 in Moab Utah. It encompasses the Grand Circle in total.
October 9th or 15th 2013 Departures
Utah's own, Western Leisure, offers The Canyon Country Experience featuring the Classic Grand Circle Parks in Utah and Arizona, looping the itineray out of and back to Las Vegas, Nevada. Western Leisure provides a full range of receptive cervices for foreign traveler from all around the globe too.
October 9 - 15 2013
Fancy Free Holidays spends 7 days of the Grand Circle immersed in Native American Culture from Chicago to Las Vegas to begin the loop by motorcoach to include Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, sunset jet boat & BBQ dinner of the Colorado River in Moab then onwards to parks between Moab and Las Vegas.
Experience Plus has 7 days tour round trip from Grand Junction, Colorado with no specified departures. It focuses entirely on the Moab area in Arches and Canyonlands National Park hikes and a Colorado River day trip rafting or paddling an inflatable kayak.