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Bryce Canyon Winter Festival


Featuring Ice Castles at the Homestead Resort

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Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Fly direct on Southwest Airlines to Salt Lake City. Travel through the Wasatch Mountains to the town of Midway. Your resort features a unique attraction the one-of-a-kind Homestead Crater. Take a soak in this geothermal spring, hidden within a 55-foot tall, beehive-shaped limestone rock. Tonight, also on property is the Ice Castles featuring ice-carved tunnels, frozen thrones, and towers that reach astonishing heights. LED lights frozen inside 25 million pounds of ice twinkle adding a magical ambiance to the already awe-inspiring structures. Homestead Resort (L)

Day 2

Travel south into the beautiful red rock canyonlands of southern Utah. Learn about the first man to raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon at the John Wesley Powell Museum. Holiday Inn Express, Green River (B,L)

Day 3

We make our way to Bryce Canyon National Park today on one of the most scenic roads in the state! First stop is Goblin Valley with its landscape covered with bizarre sandstone formations. Pass through Capitol Reef National Park, over Boulder Mountain and travel scenic Hwy 12 en-route to Bryce. A day you will not soon forget. Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel – 3 nights (B,L)

Day 4-5

The next two days will be spent at the Bryce Canyon Winter Festival. There will be many options to choose from including park ranger walks along the rim of Bryce Canyon to photograph the amazing contrast of the white snow covering the colorful sandstone formations called Hoodoo’s. Maybe you would like to try snow shoeing? How about a geology talk or night time star gazing with a ranger? Outdoor activities will be dependent on weather and snowfall. There will also be indoor clinics and demos, photography workshops, family search classes, line dancing at Ebenezer’s Barn and Grill and watercolor classes to name just a few. When the schedule comes out you will get to choose your activities. (2B)

Day 6

Today we head to Las Vegas for our flight home stopping in St. George for a hosted lunch along the way. (B,L)

Daily Itinerary Meal Legend
CBContinental Breakfast
BGenerally a limited buffet or menu
FBFull buffet or choice of menu
BRBrunch, often buffet-style
LLunch, often several menu options
HT or ATHigh or Afternoon Tea
DDinner, often several menu options

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