The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Southwest National Parks

June 4 – June 13, 2018 Sold Out


Join us on a 10-day journey through a spectacular series of natural wonders in the American Southwest.

At Bryce Canyon, Monument Valley, Zion National Park, and the Grand Canyon, admire otherworldly formations famously photographed by Ansel Adams—they are even more sublime in person. Go river rafting along Glen Canyon with a visit to a petroglyph site, admire the beauty of light striking Antelope Canyon’s narrow sandstone walls, and marvel at the scenic vistas of Capitol Reef and Arches National Parks. Share a peaceful evening with Navajo storytelling, and refresh in atmospheric hotels and lodges. Joined by an expert Orbridge Expedition Leader and traveling in the comfort of a private motor coach, there is no better way to visit our national parks.

Tour highlights and included features

  • Experience a Navajo cookout and storytelling
  • Take a 4-wheel drive through Monument Valley
  • Nine nights accommodations
  • Nine breakfasts, three lunches (two picnic style), and five dinners
  • Welcome Reception in Scottsdale
  • Wine tasting in Moab
  • Admission and park fees throughout
  • Transport via private deluxe motor coach
  • Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times
  • Gratuities to Expedition Leader, local guides, drivers, and porters

Dates June 4 – June 13, 2018 Sold Out

Cost $3,995* (Airfare is not included. All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and early booking deadlines. Dates, itineraries, and prices are subject to change.)

Type Land

Region North America

Activity level



Contact Debbie Vargo
614-292-2372 or
800-852-TOUR (8687), ext. 1





Welcome reception

Overnight: Scottsdale Marriott Suites and Old Town

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Brief stop in Sedona, Grand Canyon rim

Overnight: Grand Canyon Lodges

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Optional helicopter flightseeing, Antelope Canyon guided tour

Overnight: Lake Powell Resort

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Glen Canyon float trip, Navajo cookout and storytelling

Overnight: Goulding's Lodge

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4 x 4 tour in Monument Valley, wine tasting

Overnight: Red Cliffs Lodge

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National park sightseeing

Overnight: Red Cliffs Lodge

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Pinnacles, hoodoos, and amphitheaters

Overnight: Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon

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Zion park trails and exploration

Overnight: Zion Park Lodge

Leisure time in Las Vegas, farewell dinner

Overnight: Paris Las Vegas

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*Itinerary subject to change due to local conditions.


Contact Debbie Vargo at Ohio State Alumni Tours:
Phone: 614-292-2372 or 800-852-TOUR (8687), ext. 1

Space is limited. Book your tour now!