Fulfilling your dreams of the real American road trip, the American southwest is a vast region of open desert roads, towering red rock cliffs, Native American heritage and remote wild west towns. On fly drives to the American Southwest discover the mountain state of Utah with its capital in the clouds, Salt Lake City, and the nearby ski resort of Park City that boasts fantastic hiking in the summer. Head south through breathtaking national parks like vertiginous Zion and unique Bryce Canyon. See the Hoover Dam and stop for the night at world-famous Grand Canyon National Park – a true natural wonder. New Mexico has a rich and varied heritage, from the proud Native American people, through the Spanish colonial influence of Mexico to modern America – this melting pot state is an intriguing place with a vibrant arts scene. From the pine covered mountains of Arizona to the bright lights and crowds of Las Vegas, holidays to the American Southwest are exciting, iconic and awe inspiring.
What you’ll love most about the American Southwest
- Visit the Grand Canyon, one of the world’s most famous natural wonders
- Explore the stunning red rock formations and hiking trails in Sedona, Arizona
- Take a hot air balloon ride over the desert landscapes of New Mexico
- Visit the charming town of Santa Fe, New Mexico, known for its adobe architecture and vibrant art scene
- Visit the stunning Zion National Park in Utah, known for its towering red rock cliffs and beautiful hiking trails
- Visit the famous slot canyons of Antelope Canyon in Arizona, known for their beautiful light and colour displays