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Colorado Highlights

Experience the majestic scenery of the Rocky Mountains as we explore the Centennial State. Colorado is simply a treasure trove of natural wonders! Witness Mesa Verde’s marvelous cliff dwellings, ascend Pike’s Peak by Jeep with a professional guide, experience the thrill of the Million Dollar Highway, cross Royal Gorge by pedestrian bridge and gondola, and immerse yourself in surreal beauty at the Garden of the Gods. When we’re not feasting our eyes on beautiful scenery, we’ll explore Vail, the famous resort town nestled in the Rocky Mountains, Grand Junction, celebrated as Colorado’s wine country, and historic Durango, where the spirit of the Old West is alive and well.

Tour Highlights
  • All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Holiday Tour Director & local guides
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 travel voucher for a future tour
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Day 1 : Fly to Colorado

We fly to The Centennial State and enjoy overnight accommodations in Denver.

Day 2 : Rocky Mountain National Park

This morning we depart Denver and head into Rocky Mountain National Park. Enjoy the sweeping overlooks of Trail Ridge Road as we wind across the highest paved highway in the country. Gaze in wonder at the over 12,000-foot high views of the scenic alpine tundra below, and along the way make informative stops at the visitor centers. Tonight we check-in to our overnight accommodations near the alpine village of Vail.

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Day 3 : Vail

Upon arrival in Grand Junction we have a tour and lunch at Varaison Vineyard and Winery. This afternoon we enjoy a scenic drive through Colorado National Monument. Great landscapes of the American West surround us along Rim Rock Drive with views of towering monoliths, red rock canyons, and wildlife such as bighorn sheep and eagles. Tonight, we have accommodations in downtown Grand Junction.

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Day 4 : Silverton Train Ride

After an included breakfast this morning we head south towards Silverton, taking in spectacular views of the Million Dollar Highway en route. Upon arrival, enjoy leisure time to explore the historic mining town's many restaurants and shops before boarding the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. This classic steam-powered locomotive follows the same tracks the settlers once took through the area. Marvel at stunning canyons and the San Juan National Forest. Accommodations for the next two evenings are in downtown Durango.

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Day 5 : Mesa Verde National Park

Today we receive a glimpse into the lives of the ancient Pueblo people today on a step-on guided tour of Mesa Verde National Park. Featuring nearly five thousand archaeological sites and six hundred cave dwellings, including some of the best preserved in the country, we learn about the history and culture of the fascinating people who inhabited this area from 600 - 1300 AD. This afternoon we return to Durango and enjoy leisure time to relax or explore all that the town has to offer.

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Day 6 : Royal Gorge Gondola

We continue through the majestic terrain of the Rocky Mountains today and make our way through Wolf Creek Pass. At an elevation of 10,875 feet, it offers stunning views of the sweeping landscapes below. This afternoon we arrive at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in Canon City. Offering 360-degree views of the surrounding scenery, we board a gondola and glide 1,200 feet above the Arkansas River. Traveling over 2,200 feet across the gorge, we marvel at unparalleled views of completely unspoiled vistas. Our accommodations for the next two nights are in Colorado Springs.

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Day 7 : Jeep Adventure & Garden of the Gods

This morning takes us on a 4 x 4 jeep adventure to the summit of Pikes Peak and back with authentic Western guides. Enjoy a little time at the summit of Pikes Peak to marvel at the scenery from over 14,000 feet before returning to the base. Later, we depart for the surreal beauty of the Garden of the Gods. This National Natural Landmark offers towering sandstone rock formations set against the snow-covered beauty of the mountains. Enjoy photo opportunities on our docent-led tour of this magical area. Tonight we gather for our Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner.

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Day 8 : Fly Home

We fly home from Denver with wonderful memories of our time together in Colorado.

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Holiday Tour Director & local guides
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 travel voucher for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 1 night in Denver
  • 1 night at the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in the Vail area
  • 1 night at the Springhill Suites in Grand Junction
  • 2 nights at the Historic Strater Hotel in Durango
  • 2 nights at the Drury Inn & Suites Colorado Springs (June 11 departure will be at the Hampton Inn in Colorado Springs)

Attractions & Highlights

  • Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Colorado National Monument
  • Million Dollar Highway
  • Silverton to Durango Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Royal Gorge Bridge & Park gondola ride
  • Pikes Peak Jeep Adventure
  • Garden of the Gods

11 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner
  • Lunch at Varaison Vineyards & Winery
  • Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner at Phantom Brewing Co. in Colorado Springs

Highest Elevation: We will be traveling at high elevations ranging from 4,590 feet to 14,100 feet for the entirety of our tour.

Tour Dates & Pricing

September 10th, 2019 - September 17th, 2019

Category - Occupancy

Price (Per Person)

Double

$3699

Quad

$3399

Single

$4599

Triple

$3549

Final Payment Date: 06/27/2019

September 17th, 2019 - September 24th, 2019

Category - Occupancy

Price (Per Person)

Double

$3699

Quad

$3399

Single

$4599

Triple

$3549

Final Payment Date: 07/4/2019

Departure Cities

Airport Pickups

Choose a State:

Birmingham - Birmingham Municipal Airport

Fayetteville/Bentonville - Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Little Rock - Little Rock National Airport

Phoenix - Sky Harbor International Airport

Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport

Orange County - John Wayne Airport

San Diego - San Diego International Airport

San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport

Denver - Denver International Airport

Hartford - Bradley International Airport

Washington - Ronald Reagan National Airport

Washington - Washington Dulles International

Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International Airport

Jacksonville - Jacksonville International Airport

Miami - Miami International Airport

Orlando - Orlando International Airport

Tallahassee - Tallahassee Regional Airport

Tampa - Tampa International Airport

West Palm Beach - Palm Beach Gardens

Atlanta - Hartsfield International Airport

Cedar Rapids - Eastern Iowa Airport

Des Moines - Des Moines International Airport

Boise - Boise Airport

Chicago - O'Hare International Airport

Moline - Quad City Airport

Evansville - Evansville Regional Airport

Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne International Airport

Indianapolis - Indianapolis International Airport

South Bend - South Bend International Airport

Wichita - Mid-Continent Airport

Lexington - Blue Grass Field Airport

Louisville - Louisville International Airport

Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Lafayette - Lafayette Regional Airport

New Orleans - New Orleans International Airport

Shreveport - Shreveport Regional Airport

Boston - Logan International Airport

Baltimore - Baltimore Washington International

Detroit - Wayne County Airport

Grand Rapids - Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Kalamazoo - Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Airport

Lansing - Capital Region International Airport

Saginaw - MBS International Airport

Duluth - Duluth International Airport

Minneapolis - Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport

Rochester - Rochester International Airport

Kansas City - Kansas City International Airport

Springfield - Springfield-Branson National Airport

St Louis - Lambert St. Louis International Airport

Gulfport - Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

Jackson - Jackson International Airport

Billings - Billings Logan International Airport

Bozeman - Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport

Missoula - Missoula County Airport

Charlotte - Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Greensboro - Piedmont Triad International Airport

Raleigh - Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Bismarck - Bismarck Airport

Fargo - Hector International Airport

Grand Forks - Grand Forks International Airport

Lincoln - Lincoln Airport

Omaha - Eppley Airfield

Newark - Newark International Airport

Albuquerque - Albuquerque International Airport

Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport

Albany - Albany International Airport

Buffalo - Buffalo-Niagara International Airport

New York - Kennedy International Airport

New York - La Guardia Airport

Rochester - Greater Rochester International Airport

Syracuse - Hancock International Airport

Cincinnati - Cincinnati-NKY International Airport

Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport

Columbus - Port Columbus International

Dayton - Dayton International Airport

Oklahoma City - Will Rogers World Airport

Tulsa - Tulsa International Airport

Portland - Portland International Airport

Allentown - Lehigh Valley International Airport

Harrisburg - Harrisburg International Airport

Philadelphia - Philadelphia International Airport

Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh International Airport

Charleston - Charleston International Airport

Greer - Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Rapid City - Rapid City Regional Airport

Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Knoxville - McGhee-Tyson Airport

Memphis - Memphis International Airport

Nashville - Nashville International Airport

Austin - Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Dallas - Dallas-Ft Worth International

Houston - George Bush Intercontinental

San Antonio - San Antonio International Airport

Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City International Airport

Norfolk - Norfolk International Airport

Richmond - Richmond International Airport

Seattle - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Spokane - Spokane International Airport

Appleton - Appleton International Airport

Eau Claire - Groome Transportation

Green Bay - Austin Straubel International Airport

Madison - Dane County Regional Airport

Milwaukee - General Mitchell International Airport

Mosinee - Central Wisconsin Airport

Charleston - Yeager Airport

Day 1 : Fly to Colorado

We fly to The Centennial State and enjoy overnight accommodations in Denver.

Day 2 : Rocky Mountain National Park

This morning we depart Denver and head into Rocky Mountain National Park. Enjoy the sweeping overlooks of Trail Ridge Road as we wind across the highest paved highway in the country. Gaze in wonder at the over 12,000-foot high views of the scenic alpine tundra below, and along the way make informative stops at the visitor centers.

Tonight we check-in to our accommodations at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa near the alpine village of Vail.

Get to know your fellow travelers at an included Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner this evening.

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Day 3 : Vail

Travel west to the "Grand Valley," home to Colorado's wine country and surrounded by marvelous red cliffs. Experience a tour and lunch at Varaison Vineyard & Winery in Grand Junction before enjoying a scenic drive through Colorado National Monument.

Great landscapes of the American West surround us along Rim Rock Drive with views of towering monoliths, red rock canyons, and wildlife such as bighorn sheep and eagles.

Tonight, our accommodations are in downtown Grand Junction at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott, ideally located on a quaint, tree-lined road just a short stroll away from dozens of restaurants, shops, and galleries.

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Day 4 : Silverton Train Ride

After an included breakfast this morning we head south towards Silverton, taking in spectacular views of the Million Dollar Highway en route.

Located in the heart of the breathtaking San Juan Mountains, the Silverton area was packed with mining camps in the late 1800s in search of silver and gold. During free time to explore the historic downtown district you are welcome to visit the Mining Heritage Center, the restored 1902 County Jail Museum, or take an optional carriage ride along the main drag. Next, board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. This classic steam-powered locomotive follows the same tracks the settlers once took through the area. Marvel at stunning canyons and the San Juan National Forest as we travel along the Animas River.

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Day 5 : Mesa Verde National Park

Today we receive a glimpse into the lives of the ancient Pueblo people during a driving tour of Mesa Verde National Park. Featuring nearly five thousand archaeological sites and six hundred cave dwellings, including some of the best preserved in the country, our knowledgeable guide teaches us about the history and culture of the fascinating people who inhabited this area from 600 - 1300 AD.

This afternoon we return to Durango and enjoy leisure time to relax or explore all that the town has to offer.

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Day 6 : Royal Gorge Gondola

We continue through the majestic terrain of the Rocky Mountains today and make our way through Wolf Creek Pass. You will experience stunning views of the sweeping landscapes below at an elevation of 10,875 feet.

This afternoon we arrive at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in Canon City. Offering 360-degree views of the surrounding scenery, board a gondola and glide 1,200 feet above the Arkansas River. Traveling over 2,200 feet across the gorge, marvel at unparalleled views of completely unspoiled vistas.

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Day 7 : Jeep Adventure & Garden of the Gods

This morning takes us on a 4 x 4 jeep adventure to the summit of Pikes Peak and back with authentic Western guides. Enjoy a little time at the summit of Pikes Peak to marvel at the scenery from over 14,000 feet before returning to the base.

We then depart for the surreal beauty of the Garden of the Gods. This National Natural Landmark offers towering sandstone rock formations set against the snow-covered beauty of the mountains. A docent will board the motorcoach to provide interesting commentary and great photo stops during a tour of this majestic area.

Tonight we gather for our Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner.

B,D

Day 8 : Fly Home

We fly home from Denver with wonderful memories of our time together in Colorado.

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Holiday Tour Director & local guides
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 travel voucher for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 1 night in Denver
  • 1 night at the The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa near Vail
  • 1 night at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Grand Junction Downtown
  • 2 nights in Durango
  • 2 nights at the Drury Inn & Suites Colorado Springs

Attractions & Highlights

  • Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Varaison Vineyards & Winery tour
  • Colorado National Monument
  • The Million Dollar Highway
  • Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Wolf Creek Pass
  • Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
  • Pikes Peak Jeep adventure
  • Garden of the Gods

10 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner
  • Lunch at Varaison Vineyard & Winery
  • Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner in Colorado Springs

Highest Elevation: We will be traveling at high elevations ranging from 4,590 feet to 14,100 feet for the entirety of our tour.

Tour Dates & Pricing

June 16th, 2020 - June 23rd, 2020

Category - Occupancy

Price (Per Person)

Double

$3899

Quad

$3599

Single

$4799

Triple

$3749

Final Payment Date: 04/2/2020

June 23rd, 2020 - June 30th, 2020

Category - Occupancy

Price (Per Person)

Double

$3899

Quad

$3599

Single

$4799

Triple

$3749

Final Payment Date: 04/9/2020

September 8th, 2020 - September 15th, 2020

Category - Occupancy

Price (Per Person)

Double

$3899

Quad

$3599

Single

$4799

Triple

$3749

Final Payment Date: 06/25/2020

September 15th, 2020 - September 22nd, 2020

Category - Occupancy

Price (Per Person)

Double

$3899

Quad

$3599

Single

$4799

Triple

$3749

Final Payment Date: 07/2/2020

September 22nd, 2020 - September 29th, 2020

Category - Occupancy

Price (Per Person)

Double

$3899

Quad

$3599

Single

$4799

Triple

$3749

Final Payment Date: 07/9/2020

Departure Cities

Airport Pickups

Choose a State:

Birmingham - Birmingham Municipal Airport

Fayetteville/Bentonville - Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Little Rock - Little Rock National Airport

Phoenix - Sky Harbor International Airport

Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport

Orange County - John Wayne Airport

San Diego - San Diego International Airport

San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport

Denver - Denver International Airport

Hartford - Bradley International Airport

Washington - Ronald Reagan National Airport

Washington - Washington Dulles International

Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International Airport

Jacksonville - Jacksonville International Airport

Miami - Miami International Airport

Orlando - Orlando International Airport

Tallahassee - Tallahassee Regional Airport

Tampa - Tampa International Airport

West Palm Beach - Palm Beach Gardens

Atlanta - Hartsfield International Airport

Cedar Rapids - Eastern Iowa Airport

Des Moines - Des Moines International Airport

Boise - Boise Airport

Chicago - O'Hare International Airport

Moline - Quad City Airport

Evansville - Evansville Regional Airport

Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne International Airport

Indianapolis - Indianapolis International Airport

South Bend - South Bend International Airport

Wichita - Mid-Continent Airport

Lexington - Blue Grass Field Airport

Louisville - Louisville International Airport

Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Lafayette - Lafayette Regional Airport

New Orleans - New Orleans International Airport

Shreveport - Shreveport Regional Airport

Boston - Logan International Airport

Baltimore - Baltimore Washington International

Detroit - Wayne County Airport

Grand Rapids - Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Kalamazoo - Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Airport

Lansing - Capital Region International Airport

Saginaw - MBS International Airport

Duluth - Duluth International Airport

Minneapolis - Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport

Rochester - Rochester International Airport

Kansas City - Kansas City International Airport

Springfield - Springfield-Branson National Airport

St Louis - Lambert St. Louis International Airport

Gulfport - Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

Jackson - Jackson International Airport

Billings - Billings Logan International Airport

Bozeman - Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport

Missoula - Missoula County Airport

Charlotte - Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Greensboro - Piedmont Triad International Airport

Raleigh - Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Bismarck - Bismarck Airport

Fargo - Hector International Airport

Grand Forks - Grand Forks International Airport

Lincoln - Lincoln Airport

Omaha - Eppley Airfield

Newark - Newark International Airport

Albuquerque - Albuquerque International Airport

Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport

Albany - Albany International Airport

Buffalo - Buffalo-Niagara International Airport

New York - Kennedy International Airport

New York - La Guardia Airport

Rochester - Greater Rochester International Airport

Syracuse - Hancock International Airport

Cincinnati - Cincinnati-NKY International Airport

Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport

Columbus - Port Columbus International

Dayton - Dayton International Airport

Oklahoma City - Will Rogers World Airport

Tulsa - Tulsa International Airport

Portland - Portland International Airport

Allentown - Lehigh Valley International Airport

Harrisburg - Harrisburg International Airport

Philadelphia - Philadelphia International Airport

Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh International Airport

Charleston - Charleston International Airport

Greer - Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Rapid City - Rapid City Regional Airport

Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Knoxville - McGhee-Tyson Airport

Memphis - Memphis International Airport

Nashville - Nashville International Airport

Austin - Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Dallas - Dallas-Ft Worth International

Houston - George Bush Intercontinental

San Antonio - San Antonio International Airport

Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City International Airport

Norfolk - Norfolk International Airport

Richmond - Richmond International Airport

Seattle - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Spokane - Spokane International Airport

Appleton - Appleton International Airport

Eau Claire - Groome Transportation

Green Bay - Austin Straubel International Airport

Madison - Dane County Regional Airport

Milwaukee - General Mitchell International Airport

Mosinee - Central Wisconsin Airport

Charleston - Yeager Airport