Explore national parks of the American Southwest from the immense Grand Canyon and the sandstone spires of Bryce to the red-rock cliffs and chasms of Zion. 

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 Bryce National Park, Utah   The Grand Canyon and the Colorado River  Panoramic view of Zion National Park  Harris hawks, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum  Bobcat at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum  Mountain Lion at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum  Hillside of saguaro cactus, Arizona  Close-up view of saguaro cactus  San Xavier del Bac Mission, Tucson  Sedona landscape  Cathedral Rock, Sedona  Panoramic view of Sedona landscape  The Grand Canyon and the Colorado River  The Grand Canyon  Panorama of the Grand Canyon  Hoodoos of Bryce National Park  Overlook, Zion National Park  Along the water, Zion National Park  The massive sandstone cliffs of Zion National Park

Bryce, Zion, and the Grand Canyon

Featuring Tucson and Sedona

12 days from $3,995

Explore national parks of the American Southwest from the immense Grand Canyon and the sandstone spires of Bryce to the red-rock cliffs and chasms of Zion. 

or Call 855-330-1542

Oct 6 - 17, 2018 Departure
Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter is a Fulbright Fellow and Ph.D. graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, where he conducted his dissertation research on Rincón de la Vieja volcano in Costa Rica. For the past 11 years, Kirt has worked for the New Mexico STATEMAP program, studying the geologic history of northern New Mexico. Kirt is also an instructor for the NASA astronaut training program, teaching NASA¬í's 2009 astronaut candidates geologic mapping techniques in northern New Mexico. Since 1993, Kirt has led numerous journeys for the Smithsonian Institution, from Iceland to Antarctica.