America’s Rockies & Prairies

From exploring the mesmerising national parks such as Yellowstone, Bryce Canyon, Zion and Mesa Verde, to rafting the mighty Colorado River, horse riding or camping under the stars, America’s Rockies and Prairies provide infinite opportunities for those who are seeking great outdoors adventures.


What you’ll love most about America’s Rockies & Prairies

  • Options for building a bespoke travel itinerary are endless. Explore by motorhome, SUV or as part of an escorted tour
  • Authentic cowboy ranches set amongst the wilderness of soaring mountains and sweeping plains make for an amazing wild west adventure
  • The spectacular scenery makes it a breathtaking place to experience everything from camping, fishing, hiking, kayaking, white water rafting, rugged mountain biking trails, ghost town jaunts and four-wheel-drive tours
  • Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad tour
  • The wildlife of Yellowstone National Park that includes wild horses, vast bison herds, grizzly bears, wolf packs and bald eagles
  • The state of Utah is home to the famed Mighty Five National Parks: Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capital Reef & Zion

Where to Book

  • Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs

  • Zion National Park landscape, Utah

  • Moulton Barn, Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming

  • Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park

  • American buffalo herd, Custer State Park in South Dakota

  • View of Bryce Canyon, Utah

  • Shoshone Falls, Idaho

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

  • Grinnell Lake, Glacier National Park in Montana

  • Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.













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Where to book

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