Red Rocks Discovery Self DriveDenver to Las Vegas (7 Days)

Brand new in 2021! A rail journey like no other - be one of the first to ride through America's Southwest desert national parks aboard a luxury train known for the highest levels of customer service.

Vast canyons, inspiring deserts, natural archways and enchanting hoodoos are highlights of this brand new train route operated by the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer. Available in SilverLeaf Plus Service, this rail route is filled with natural marvels best seen by train, including Ruby Canyon, Mount Logan and crossing the Continental Divide. Enjoy premium craft cocktails, an elevated food experience, and a featured lounge car with additional space and dedicated mixologist.

2021 Start Dates - Westbound

August

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September

4   7   11   14   18   21   25   28

October

2   5   9   12   16   19   23   26   30

November

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Travel Summary

  • Day 1: Denver arrival - overnight in Denver
  • Day 2: Rocky Mountaineer from Denver to Glenwood Springs - overnight in Glenwood Springs
  • Day 3: Rocky Mountaineer from Glenwood Springs to Moab - overnight in Moab
  • Day 4: Self-drive exploring of Moab and surrounding National Parks - overnight Moab
  • Day 5: Self-drive exploring from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park - overnight in Bryce Canyon
  • Day 6: Self-drive exploring from Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas - overnight in Las Vegas
  • Day 7: Las Vegas

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Denver Arrival

Arrive in Denver and spend time exploring the scenic and exciting city. Overnight in Denver.

Day 2 - Rocky Mountaineer from Denver to Glenwood Springs

Depart Denver and travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer. Cross the Continental Divide as you take in the spectacular views of rugged canyons and the Colorado River before arriving at the resort town of Glenwood Springs. Overnight in Glenwood Springs.

Day 3 - Rocky Mountaineer from Glenwood Springs to Moab

Depart Glenwood Springs and travel onboard RockyMountaineer. Cross the Colorado-Utah border with stunning mountain views in the background. Red sandstone landscapes emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Pick-up your rental car. Overnight in Moab.

Day 4 - Moab

Explore Moab at your leisure. Enjoy a scenic drive to Arches National Park, one of Utah’s ‘Mighty 5’ national parks. This park features accessible walks to see the famous red sandstone arches. The Colorado River and Dead Horse Point State Park are also recommended stops along the way. Overnight in Moab.

Day 5 - Moab to Bryce Canyon

Drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park. View the largest collection of hoodoos in the world from the multiple viewpoints in Bryce Canyon National Park, including Rainbow Point, Inspiration Point, Natural Bridge — and from an easy rim walk between Sunset Point and Sunrise Point. Overnight in Bryce Canyon National Park.

Day 6 - Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas

Today, take the scenic drive from Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas. Stop at Zion National Park. Known for its towering mountains and red canyons, carved out by the Virgin River, Zion National Park offers both easy and challenging hikes to admire the rugged landscapes. Overnight in Las Vegas.

Day 7 - Las Vegas

Check out from your Las Vegas hotel. Your journey ends upon the return of your rental car.

What's Included

  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf or SilverLeaf Plus Service
  • 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch onboard train
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • Rail station transfers in Denver, Glenwood Springs and Moab
  • Car rental for 4 days
  • Independent Tour

Not Included

  • Transportation from the Denver airport
  • Transportation to the Las Vegas airport
  • Meals, other than onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Rental car insurance
  • Gratuities for rail, hotel and transfer staff
  • Sales tax

2021 Pricing

Hotel Accommodations
SilverLeaf Service
Rental Car

SilverLeaf Plus Train Upgrade

Double Occupancy

Single Occupancy

Per Person

August - November

$2754 USD

$4327 USD

+$495 USD

  • Prices for triples and children are available, please contact us for details.
  • Prices are per person and are subject to an additional sales tax.

The SilverLeaf Plus Upgrade Includes all of the benefits of SilverLeaf Service, plus exclusive access to the lounge car. Featuring signature cocktails, the lounge car offers additional space indoors to relax and soak in the scenery as it passes you by, as well as a small outdoor viewing area. Also, enjoy an elevated dining experience with an additional course during select meals, and premium alcoholic beverages.