Southwest National Parks

Grand Canyon at sunset.

Explore the great American Southwest

Join fellow UB alumni, family and friends on a journey to the exceptional national parks and monuments of the Southwest. Travel to Grand Canyon National Park for awe-inspiring views from the park’s rim. Admire the beauty of light striking Antelope Canyon’s narrow sandstone walls. Share a peaceful evening with Navajo storytellers, and ponder cultures past and present at a petroglyph site during a river raft ride down Glen Canyon. Continue to Utah where you’ll spend enjoyable time at Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks—viewing rock formations and otherworldly landscapes that must be seen to be believed.

PLUS: Kick off your adventure in the Southwest by joining the optional pre-tour, Denver to Moab aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. Enjoy nature’s woundrous scenery in comfort and style during two days of rail travel in premium SilverLeaf class. After arriving in Moab, delight in guided touring at Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park for two additional areas to explore.

Event registration information

When: September 13-21, 2023
Cost: $4,495 per person based on double occupancy 
Optional Pre-tour: Denver to Moab aboard the Rocky Mountaineer

You can contact tour operator, Orbridge, with questions or to register. 

Phone: 866-639-0079


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