IMG0717No worries if your time is limited, we'll show you that a shorter trip can still be fantastic!

You begin in the entertainment capital of the United States - Las Vegas. If you'd like to come to Las Vegas early or stay a few days after the tour, let us know and we'll make the arrangements for you. Your motorcycle rental can also be extended.

You leave Las Vegas for town of Springdale, located at the south gate of Zion National Park - established in 1919. Zion meant “resting place” to the Mormon settlers in the area. Sheer cliffs of Navajo Sandstone rising 2,000 ft. above the green valley floor, narrow canyons cut by the Virgin River and hiking trails with steep vertical drops offer unlimited photo opportunities.

DSCF0129The hamlet of Tropic is located on the east side of Bryce Canyon National Park and was the home of Ebenezer Bryce, the namesake of the park. Local settlers would remark that the area was “a hell of a place to lose a cow”. You’ll know why when you see it! The road from Tropic to Torrey is an incredibly unique desert ridge top road with memorable views of all sides. It’s one of those safe-but-scary (or is it scary-but-safe?) experiences that makes traveling on two wheels such a thrill.

Capitol Reef National Park is larger than Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks combined. The park was set aside to protect the Water pocket Fold, a great hump on the earth’s surface stretching nearly 100 miles from Thousand Lake Mountain to the north to the southern boundary of the park where it meets lake Powell. The “reef” is an up thrust ridge with a cliff face that rises above its surroundings and stands as a forbidding barrier to travel. On top of Capitol Reef are white domes of Navajo sandstone that early pioneers thought resembled the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

From Torrey, ride south to Lake Powell. When you get close, you'll have to decide if you ride around the north end of the lake or continue south and take the John Burr Ferry across. Leaving Monument Valley is a day ahead of you, with its unique sandstone features rising from the desert floor. The valley is home to the Navajo People. Roadside traders offer a vast assortment of truly unique Native American jewelry and other artful items. The local Navajo give back-road jeep tours of the region and their perspective on the history and culture of the region is an interesting complement to our view from two wheels.

Then there's the hole in the ground just north of Flagstaff. The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is truly spectacular and we'll have plenty of time to see it under the changing light of the Arizona sky. Stops at the best of the overlooks and lunch at the edge of the abyss will show us many perspectives of this wonder of the world. We stay two nights in a classic Rt. 66 motor hotel, and options for our "day off" include hiking, a trek into the canyon on the back of a sure-footed mule, whitewater rafting, a helicopter ride, and more. Some of these excursions will require additional fees or advance reservations, we'll help you make arrangements if you likeArches National Park .

Your ride back to Las Vegas takes us across western Arizona on the legendary Rt. 66, the "Mother Road" of the USA. Time seems to have stood still as we explore the roadside charm of towns like Peach Springs, Truxton and Hackberry.

The week since your departure from Las Vegas has passed in the blink of an eye. You can plan your flight home for anytime the day after you return to Las Vegas, or stick around as long as you like. I'm not a gambler, but I'd be willing to bet that you'll feel luckier after being on this adventure for a week than you will after an extra night or two in the casinos!

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TOUR DETAILS

Self-Guided
Motorcycle

Road Trip Auto
(Self-
Guided)

Dates

May - October

April - November

Start / End City

Las Vegas

Duration

9 Days, 8 Nights / 7 Ride / Drive Days

Approximate Distance

1,262 miles / 2,019 km

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$2,420 / person

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