Red Rocks ExplorerDenver 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.

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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: Full day sightseeing tour of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks - overnight in Moab
  • Day 5: Full day sightseeing tour including Capitol Reef National Park – overnight in Bryce Canyon
  • Day 6: Full day sightseeing tour of Zion National Park – overnight in Las Vegas
  • Day 7: Las Vegas departure

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 Rocky Mountaineer in the morning. Cross the Colorado-Utah border with stunning mountain views in the background. Red sandstone landscapes emerge as you approach Moab. Enjoy a half-day guided tour of Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park in the afternoon. Overnight in Moab.

Day 4 - Guided Arches National Park Tour

Enjoy a guided motorcoach tour of Arches National Park, one of Utah’s ‘Mighty 5’ national parks. Arches National Park features accessible walks to see the famous red sandstone arches. Overnight in Moab.

Day 5 - Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park

From Moab, explore Bryce Canyon National Park with a guided motorcoach tour. View the largest collection of hoodoos in the world from the multiple viewpoints in Bryce Canyon, 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 National Park to Las Vegas via Zion National Park

Take a scenic motorcoach guided tour from Bryce Canyon to Las Vegas via Zion National Park. Explore the towering mountains and red canyons of Zion National Park, which offers both easy and challenging hikes to admire the rugged landscapes. Overnight in Las Vegas.

Day 7 - Las Vegas departure

Your journey ends upon checkout from your Las Vegas hotel.

What's Included

  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf or SilverLeaf Plus Service
  • 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • Rail station transfers in Denver, Glenwood Springs and Moab
  • Half-day guided motorcoach tour of Canyonlands National Park & Dead Horse Point State Park
  • Full-day guided motorcoach tour of Arches National Park
  • Full-day guided motorcoach tour from Moab to Bryce National Park
  • Full-day guided motorcoach tour from Bryce National Park to Las Vegas including Zion National Park
  • Independent Tour

Not Included

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

2021 Pricing

Hotel Accommodations
SilverLeaf Service

SilverLeaf Plus Train Upgrade

Double Occupancy

Single Occupancy

Per Person

August - November

$3369 USD
$4250 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.