El itinerario 1. Boston / New York (Bus) 2. Allegheny Mountains (Cam) 3. Lake Eire (Bus) 4. Chicago (Bus) 5. Great Plains (Bus) 6. Badlands NP (Cam) 7. Mount Rushmore (Bus) 8. Colorado River Rafting (Bus) 9. Arches NP (Cam) 10. Canyonlands NP (Bus) 11. Bryce Canyon NP (Bus) 12. Zion NP (Cam) 13. Las Vegas (Bus) 14. San Francisco
After our Boston departure, grab a quick bite of the Big Apple as we make a last passenger pickup. Camp out in Pennsylvania and go hiking or swimming in the Allegheny Mountains. At Presque Isle State Park, take an excursion through the lagoons via pontoon boat, or share a kayak with a friend. Our next stop is the bustling metropolis of Chicago, home to world-famous skyscrapers and museums.
After crossing the great Missouri River, we head to Badlands National Park. Walk the Window Trail for a far out view of peaks, gullies, buttes, and wide open prairies. Watch for bison as we drive through the park on our way to Pine Ridge Reservation for authentic Indian Tacos at the Cuny Cafe. Enjoy the historic kitsch of South Dakota's Mt. Rushmore, a giant tribute to four giant presidents.
At Glenwood Canyon, a rugged 12 mile gorge cutting through the Rocky Mountains of western Colorado, enjoy the fresh mountain air and an optional whitewater rafting trip down the Colorado River. Moving on to Arches National Park, hike the Devil's Garden Trail past eight of the park's best known features, including Landscape Arch.
After visiting Canyonlands National Park, one of the best-kept secrets of the Southwest, experience some desert nightlife in the red rock town of Moab. The bizarre landscape of Bryce Canyon is our next destination. Hike to wind-sculpted rock hoodoos via the Rim and Fairyland Trails.
In Zion National Park, climb up to Angel's Landing for views of sheer sandstone cliffs. Finally it's time for a night out in the big city glitz of Las Vegas. Take a limousine tour of the strip, or ride the high-speed roller coaster at New York, New York.
After an early morning drop-off in Los Angeles, we make our way to San Francisco.