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National Parks of the Southwest 2023

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Tour Itinerary

  1. Day 0
    Westward Ho!
    Get ready for the trip of a lifetime and the awesome beauty of America's National Parks. After a welcome dinner and lodging in Iowa, continue to Kansas, land of the Pony Express. Meals: D, B
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  2. Day 0
    Homeward Bound
    Gather in Missouri for your farewell dinner. Visit the Gateway Arch National park before arriving home. Meals: 2 B, 1 D
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  3. Day 3
    Hays to Denver
    Following breakfast, local frontiersman "Buffalo Bill Cody" joins you at Fort Hays to share tales of his life as a buffalo hunter on the plains near Hays City. Enter the Rocky Mountain State of Colorado and your home for the evening. Meals: B, D
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  4. Day 4
    Dead Horse Point State Park
    Cross the Continental Divide and travel through some of the most scenic and naturally beautiful country in the U.S. En route to Moab, view the surrounding canyonlands. Visit Dead Horse Point State Park, which sits atop a 2,000-foot peninsula known for the herds of wild horses that once roamed here. Meal: B
    Meals:   Breakfast
  5. Day 5
    Arches National Park contains the largest concentration of stone arches in the world. A local guide shows you the massive sandstone arches and describes the culture of those that have occupied the region. Enjoy lunch before boarding a raft for a float trip on the Colorado River. During the float trip your oarsman will tell you tales of the area. Meals: B, L
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  6. Day 6
    Bryce Canyon National Park
    Depart Moab this morning and travel south into Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park. The natural orange and red hues that color these formations are the result of iron oxidizing within the rock. Bryce Canyon National Park is one of the most spectacular scenic wonders in the world. Step down inside these canyons and feel as if you have entered another world. Meal: B
    Meals:   Breakfast
  7. Day 7
    Your day begins with a stop at Moqui Cave. Cut into a sheer cliff, this 200-foot sandstone cave depicts the lives and architectural achievements of the ancient people of Southern Utah. Traveling west, visit Zion National Park. The first settlers in the area referred to Zion as "The Heavenly City of God" and you will discover why. Sheer cliffs and painted walls of color close in as you tour the canyon cut by the Virgin River. Watch for the hidden waterfalls and abundant wildlife. Meal: B
    Meals:   Breakfast
  8. Day 8
    Grand Canyon North Rim
    Prepare for a truly visual treat today as you travel to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, world-renowned for its remarkable beauty and diverse range of rock layers. Carved by the mighty Colorado River and one million years in the making, the Grand Canyon provides unparalleled views and limitless photo opportunities. Tonight, enjoy dinner and fun at a real chuckwagon cookout, featuring dinner cooked in traditional Dutch ovens.mMeals: B, D
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  9. Day 9
    Kanab to Gallup, New Mexico
    Your route today takes you through Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and past Glen Canyon Dam as you make your way into Arizona and to New Mexico. Meals: B, D
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  10. Day 10
    The most dominating landmark in sight today is Mount Taylor. Sacred to the Navajo and the Pueblo Indians of Acoma as they believe the mountain is home of Turquoise Boy and Yellow Corn Girl. Tonight's dinner is at the Big Texan Steak Ranch, named as one of the top ten steakhouses in Texas. Meals: B, D
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  11. Day 11
    Texas to Oklahoma
    This morning, cross into Oklahoma. Arriving in Oklahoma City, enjoy a panoramic tour including the Stockyards and the Oklahoma City Memorial. You will also see its crowning glory, the Capitol building with its working oil well. Meal: B
    Meals:   Breakfast

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Free home or local pickup and return19 Meals: 12 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 6 dinnersExperience 4 of America's National Parks: Arches, Bryce Canyon, Zion, and Grand CanyonVisit Fort Hays and meet “Buffalo Bill Cody”Spend two nights in Moab, UtahExperience a float trip along the Colorado RiverVisit the Moqui Cave MuseumSpend three nights in Kanab, in the heart of Utah’s canyon countryVisit Dead Horse Point State Park with its incredible viewsPanoramic city tour of Oklahoma CityMuseum of Western Expansion and The Gateway Arch

Health and Safety Protocols for Mayflower Tours

For over 40 years, Mayflower Cruises & Tours has been committed to the safety, health, and well-being of our travelers. While things have changed in our world, our commitment to our travelers remains as solid as ever.

To ensure your health, safety and peace-of-mind while traveling with us, we have established a “Travel with Confidence” program, with enhanced safety measures and procedures throughout our tours, from start to finish.

The following three areas address our commitment to exceed industry and CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) standards, providing a safe and clean environment for all.

Enhanced Screening
We are implementing new tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to ensure travelers a safe start to their tour. Travelers will be asked to sign off on a few basic Covid-19 related health questions before joining the tour. We will conduct touchless temperature checks for both travelers and staff at the start of the tour, as well as monitoring throughout the tour.

Responsible Social Distancing
We will endeavor to practice safe distancing for our guests throughout the journey, on coaches and during excursions. Travelers are encouraged to bring their own washable face masks; however additional face masks and hand sanitizer will be made available. Masks will be used by travelers and staff alike at any time where social proximity could be an issue. We will also reduce group sizes to abide by social distancing guidelines. And wireless listening technology for many of our tours will help enable safe distances between travelers on excursions.

Commitment to Clean
As a part of our commitment to clean, we are requiring enhanced cleaning and sanitizing procedures from our hotel partners and motor coach companies. Additionally, we are reassured with the knowledge that our airline partners are taking very stringent measures for passenger safety.

Tour Directors will be trained in new and enhanced hygiene procedures and they will be in constant contact with Mayflower’s Operations support team for added reassurance. The disinfecting and hand sanitizing procedures that we and our travel partners are implementing meet or exceed those recommended by the CDC.

In order to maintain cleanliness during the tour, we are minimizing the amount of contact points for our travelers by revising the ways meals, coach seating, hotel check-in and other activities are carried out. We will also have hand sanitizer available throughout the tour.

We Look Forward to Welcoming You Back Soon
We have always been committed to the health and safety of our travelers and team members, but we are raising the bar to an even higher level to ensure they are able to continue to enjoy the freedom to experience the wonder and joy of travel.

Mayflower will continue to review and update our safety protocols, following the standards set forth by travel and health agencies across the globe, including the European Centre for Disease Prevention (ECDC), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA).

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Mayflower Tours Customer Reviews

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Ratings based off 180 reviews about Mayflower Tours - currently showing 4 reviews with comments only

Our Tour Manager, Jolie, was outstanding. We were totally impressed with her professionalism, courtesy, empathy, and kindness. She is also informative and a lot of fun. She treated all of us with dignity and warmth. She kept us informed about departure times, meal times,and opportunities for self-touring. We appreciated her cheerful and fun-loving attitude. Our bus driver, Mike was terrific. Great driver, very professional, and personable. He went out of his way to transport us to different destinations and provided great service. The pick up service drivers, Steve and Ken were on-time, courteous and friendly.

First time with Mayflower Tours, it was great. We will travel with them again. The tour guide added optional attractions not listed on the tour itenerary which was a plus to us. Affordable Tours agent, Brendan, was great to deal with too. All and all a good experience.

This trip was amazing. It was exciting, interesting, and I appreciated the free time and flexibility to explore on my own. Elisabetta was an excellent tour specialist. I would travel with her again.

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