Western National Park, the real adventure

This is the west as you have always pictured it, wide skies, endless horizon, red canyons, deserts, cactuses, horses, giant trees and awe-inspiring rock formations,. 

This is the trip of a life time, the most beautiful road trip you will ever take.  You will be seduced by the diversity of ever changing landscapes.  It will simply be breathtaking!

These parks are also the most scenic places where to hike, bike, go horseback riding, camp and have some unique outdoor experiences.

Zion National Park:  a 300 m gorge cut in the rock, at the bottom of which flows a river.
You will feel very small standing in front of theses megalithic cliffs.

Bryce Canyon National Park:  grandiose panorama, spires and fins, with colors that range from bright oranges to bold yellows and reds, the cones, the ridges which huddle together, like a petrified army.  The Paiute Indians saw in these rock formations people turned into stone by angry Gods.

Lake Powell:  a petrol blue ocean in the heart of a mineral desert.

Monument Valley: an iconic site in the West, remember John Ford and The Lone Star Ranger, the endless horizon the color of childhood westerns, the brick-red spires and sandstone towers will feel very familiar.

Grand Canyon:  the huge fault – 300 km long, 30 km wide – created by the Colorado River and perhaps the most impressive phenomenon on the planet.

Moab and Arches National Park: natural red arches that have been carved by the wind and rain. 

Canyonlands National Park: spectacular formations and gorges carved over the centuries by the Colorado and Green rivers. This is a land of extremes, of vast panoramas, deep canyons, steep cliffs, broad mesas, and towering red spires.

Capitol Reef National Park:  a well-kept secret not as crowded as other parks but it offers spectacular southern Utah scenery, with incredible rock formations.

Saguaro National Park:  the park is dedicated to protect saguaro cactus, the symbol of the American Southwest. 

Petrified Forest National Park:  One of the largest concentrations of petrified wood in the world.  200-million-year-old fossils tell the tale of the prehistoric earth and its inhabitants in Arizona’s Painted Desert.

Las Vegas :  crazy architecture, the only place where you can go from Venice to New York by foot, thousands of neon lights, famous Strip, casinos, luxury shopping, shows and fine dining, this is Las Vegas! 

Sedona :  in the heart of the « red stone country », surrounded by immense red and gold pillars, gigantic mesas, mounds and mineral columns – a new age community in search of mystical energy and spiritual well-being.

Scottsdale:  a heaven for Native American crafts collectors, for art lovers with amazing museums, and for foodies with gourmet dining. 

Explore its natural wonder:    take a hike, in the river in the Narrows of the Virgin River of Zion National Park, follow your professional photographer guide in the private canyons of Antelope Canyon, take a rafting tour around Horseshoe Bend, discover Monument Valley by jeep with your private guide, fly over Grand Canyon by helicopter

Discover a rich and vibrant culture.  Learn about Navaro culture with your guide.  Activities range from Navajo-guided tours of the slot canyons and Monument Valley Tribal Park to powerful storytelling sessions and ritual dances by the fire.

Shop for Western art;  visit contemporary and western art galleries buy jewellery and handicrafts. 

For foodies, explore the culinary wonder of Las Vegas a tasting adventure from England to the Jersey Shore, Hawaii to Japan, and ending with a sweet Parisian treat,

For active travels, Hike or go horseback riding in Zion, cross-country ski in Bryce Canyon’s Fairyland Loop, kayak on Lake Powell, mountain-bike in Arches National Park



Spend a night in a deluxe tent

Sleep under wide-open desert sky, take a safari -inspired trip and in the American Southwest, surrounded by views of soaring sandstone cliffs and majestic red rock.

Dine in celebrity chefs restaurants

In Vegas splurge for a night and try Wolfgang Puck, Gordon Ramsay, or Thomas Keller cuisine

Ride a bike on scenic routes

Get ready for spending a week with your favorite Harley-Davidson, Honda, or BMW motorcycle and experience the beauty and majesty of America’s national parks

Rock Climb in Utah

Anybody can climb on the via Ferrata, “iron road,” via ferrata is a semi-assisted way to traverse rock walls using fixed iron cables and ladders that let you Stairmaster your route up a cliff; no technical rock climbing skills, knots or ropes required.

Take a photography tour in Antelope Canyon

 It’s a location that features on the bucket list of many photographers.

Kayak Lake Powell

Beautiful white cliffs and deep blue water, the vast reservoir of Lake Powell encompasses more than 2,000 mile of shoreline, riddled with secluded bays and hidden canyons. Navigate these lesser-visited marvels by kayak.

Horseback Riding

From easy riding to more challenging rides among a maze of ridges and canyons, where outlaws once hid and the cowboys of today still run cattle.

Fly Fish in Zion

Whether high mountain lake or a sinuous flowing river, we’ll outfit and guide you to an incredible day of fly fishing in the greater Zion area. Beginner and advanced anglers welcome. We’ll provide all the necessary gear or bring your own.


Hotel Amangiri 

Amangiri is located in the dramatic landscape of Canyon Point, Southern Utah. The resort is tucked into a valley near the Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument; to say that it blends into the landscape is an understatement.

This sandstone hideaway is at the heart of Navajo country.  It offers an incredible spa,  excellent restaurant and every-whim-met indulgence.

The heated swimming pool curves around an escarpment of sandstone rock, with a line of king-size loungers on decks that jut into the water on one side, and terraces of parasols and sun loungers on the other side. There’s a  Jacuzzi to soak in, too, and a fire pit to warm up at in the winter months.

Choose from an array of minimalist suites all with breathtaking view on the desert and rock formations,  or bed down in one of the canvas-roofed pavilions at Camp Sarika, a tented retreat set apart from the main hotel.

About two hours from both Bryce Canyon (known for its rocky outcroppings) and Zion (well regarded for its red cliffs), Amangiri is the closest luxury stay to either park.

Under Canvas Zion

Take glamping to a whole new level with a stay in these luxury tents under the stars at Zion. Located on 196 acres bordering Zion National Park, Under Canvas Zion offers a unique lodging experience just as incredible and unique as the park itself.

The camp seamlessly blends in with its dramatic surroundings (the majestic red rocks that make the park so famous) and the three options of luxury tents allow guests to enjoy Utah’s spectacular desert without giving up the comforts of home. There’s plenty to explore within the park, whether rock climbing, biking, cayoneering, hiking, safari tours, horseback riding, hot air ballooning, helicopter tours, kayaking or UTV/ATV guided tours. On-site massages and yoga sessions are also available to guests and an American or vegetarian breakfast is available every morning.

Under Canvas Grand Canyon

This luxury camp is surrounded by pine nut and a juniper forest.

Spend your days exploring one of the natural wonders of the world, then return to tuck into hearty dinners at canteen-style restaurant Embers, perfect your marshmallow-toasting technique around the camp’s fire-pit and fall into a this-can’t-really-count-as-camping comfy bed in your own prettily draped canvas tent. Remember to step out at night to take a peek at the twinkling stars above – which blaze all the brighter in this arc of Arizona wilderness. 

Under Canvas Moab

Set along the Arno river near the medieval Ponte Vecchio bridge, this plush hotel in the Oltrarno quarter is surrounded by Renaissance buildings. It’s 12 minutes’ walk from the 13th-century Duomo and 2 km from the SS67 regional highway.

Decorated with items from the hotel’s private art collection, sophisticated rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars, plus designer toiletries. Some have balconies with river views. Airy suites add separate living areas, and some come with rooftop terraces and/or canopy beds.

There’s a chic acclaimed restaurant, a relaxed bar with a terrace, and a refined lounge, as well as a spa.


El Tovar Hotel***

When the El Tovar Hotel opened at the end of the railroad line in the early 1900s it was considered one of the most elegant hotels west of the Mississippi. Today El Tovar Hotel is welcoming guests to Grand Canyon National Park with as much care and hospitality as they did 100 years ago.

El Tovar provides 78 rooms and suites all with cable television, telephone, full bath, in-room coffee, and air conditioning. There are three styles of accommodation at the El Tovar Lodge: standard; deluxe & suites. Each room category offers a number of bed arrangements. All rooms at El Tovar are non-smoking.

Phantom Ranch***

Phantom Ranch is tucked beside Bright Angel Creek on the north side of the Colorado River and is the only lodging facility below the canyon rim. In 1913, President Theodore Roosevelt’s enthusiasm for the Grand Canyon helped lead to its incorporation into the National Park System in 1919.

Zion Lodge***

The name « Zion » means a place of peace and refuge. As a sanctuary with over 146,000 acres of cliffs, canyons, diverse plant and animal life, and uninterrupted beauty, Zion National Park is well-named. Its massive sandstone walls, some as high as 3,800 feet, offer an opportunity for serenity and reflection for all who visit.

The View Hotel ***

The View Hotel is the only hotel located within the boundaries of Monument Valley. The location and design of The View give you a spectacular ‘front row seat’ to the majesty of Monument Valley’s breathtaking monoliths.

Wake up every morning to the sunrise as it casts its radiant glow on the face of the monuments. The guestrooms at The View were designed with your enjoyment in mind, providing the finest views in the entire region, and blending seamlessly with the majesty of the beauty of nature that surrounds the hotel.

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas*****

Situated right on the Las Vegas Strip, this 5-star hotel and casino is adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas. It offers luxury accommodations, signature restaurants and an award-winning spa.

The spacious suites of the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas feature modern décor with floor-to-ceiling windows. Each suite is equipped with at least 2 flat-screen TVs, and a living room with a minibar. A work area with state-of-the-art office equipment is included.

The restaurants of Encore feature a variety of cuisines, ranging from premium steaks to classic Italian. The hotel also has 3 on-site nightclubs, including XS Nightclub, which offers a full bar and entertainment by the outdoor pools and cabanas.

Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa****

Featuring 240 acres of land, Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa is located along the Colorado River. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Offering mountain or river views, each studio and suite has a private patio or balcony, as well as a kitchenette, dining area and a satellite TV. Bathrooms feature bathrobes and signature bath products. Select rooms have a fireplace and a spa bath.

Guests can relax in a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub, enjoy a massage at the on-site spa or take advantage of the fitness center. Other activities include lawn games, tennis, basketball and daily hikes. There are is also a petting zoo, live music and nightly bonfires.

An on-site adventure center is available to assist guests with booking horseback riding, river rafting and more.

The River Grill serves farm-to-table cuisine with both indoor and outdoor dining options. The Epic Bar is open for evening drinks.

Arches National Park, as well as the town of Moab are both 30 minutes’ drive from the property and Canyonlands National Park is 55 minutes’ drive away.

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