Fall Western USA Tours by Travel Dream West - National Parks, Culture and History

Autumn colors, abundant wildlife and less crowds are all a bonus to our fall tour departures, from Grand Circle tours to Yellowstone adventures

As autumn arrives with colorful vistas, mild temperatures and smaller crowds depart to famous National Parks on our small group tours for an insiders view of the Western States, including California, Oregon, Wyoming, Utah and Nevada. Expect to see wildlife on our Yellowstone adventure travel tours and choose from single week or multi-week expeditions to view the famous geysers, springs and waterfalls. Or head to the colorful canyon regions on our Grand Circle tours to take in the highlights of Utah, including Arches, Bryce and the Grand Canyon National Park. There’s no lack of cultural and historic wonders on our California Treasures tour which takes in the highlights of Death Valley, Yosemite National Park and the California coastline. Or embark on our San Francisco North tour which combines little known attractions with monumental locations including the Redwoods, Oregon Coast and Crater Lake National Park.


Yellowstone National Park geyser

Yellowstone National Park geyser

Wild West Yellowstone
15 Days / 14 Nights
San Francisco, CA to Cody, Wyoming

Tour Departs:
Sun, 09/16 – Sun 09/30/2018
From $3770
Summer departure also available

Embark on adventure travel tours of Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Tetons, Yosemite and many lesser known fall attractions. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– Yellowstone and Yosemite National Park
– Western mining towns
– Great Basin National Park
– Teton National Park
– Salt Lake City and Olympic Park 2002


Mesa Arch Canyonlands National Park

Mesa Arch Canyonlands National Park

Canyon Lands
15 Days / 14 Nights
Las Vegas, Nevada (round trip)

Tour Departs:

Sun, 10/08 – Sun 10/22/2017*

Sun, 08/26 – Sun, 09/09/2018
Sun, 10/07 – Sun, 10/21/2018
From $3765
Spring and Summer dates also available

*Special last minute booking discounts available!

Our Grand Circle tours take in the highlights of Utah, Arizona and parts of Colorado. …Learn More

Top Attractions:

– Arches and Canyonlands National Park
– Bryce Canyon National Park
– Monument Valley, overnight in Navajo Hogan
– Grand Canyon National Park
– Mesa Verde National Park
– Zion National Park


Olympic National Park on Pacific Northwest tour

Olympic National Park on Pacific Northwest tour

Pacific Northwest Explorer
14 Days / 13 Nights
San Francisco, CA to Seattle WA and vice versa

Tour Departs:
Sun, 10/01 – Sun, 10/15/2017*

Sun, 07/29 – Sun, 08/12/2018
Sun, 9/30 – Sun 10/14/2018

From $3690

*Special last minute discounts available!

Bountiful beauty awaits you on these outdoor adventure tours that take you along the coastline of California, Oregon and Washington. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– California and beautiful Oregon Coast
– Temperate Rainforest in Olympic National Park
– Crater Lake National Park
– Mt. St. Helens
– San Francisco, California and Seattle, Washington


Western Canada Tours

Western Canada Tours

Canada Explorer
17 Days / 16 Nights
Las Vegas, Nevada to San Francisco, CA

Tour Departs:
Tues, 08/28 – Thurs, 09/13/2018
From $5285

Join this minibus tour through Western Canada for a small group outdoor adventure through British Columbia and Alberta. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Pacific Rim National Parks
– Olympic National Park (USA)
– Hike the Columbia Ice Field to Athabasca Glacier
– Lake Louise, Emerald Lake, Moraine Lake and more
– Cities including Seattle, British Victoria, Vancouver and
Calgary


Delicate Arch, Arches National Park

Delicate Arch, Arches National Park

Western Wonderland
21 Days / 20 Nights
Las Vegas, Nevada to San Francisco, CA

Tour Departs:
Sun, 10/08 – Sat, 10/28/2017

Sun, 08/26 – Sat, 09/15/2018
Sun, 10/07 – Sat, 10/27/2018
From $4990
Spring and summer departure also available

Take in the most famous National Parks on this Western USA small group bus tour with attractions that range from beautiful canyons and rock formations to the desert and Pacific coast. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– Famous National Parks: Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon,
Arches, Canyonlands
– Monument Valley and Navajo Nation
– Yosemite and Death Valley National Parks
– California coast, Monterey and San Francisco


Yellowstone National Park tours

Yellowstone National Park tours

North To Yellowstone
7 Days / 6 Nights
Salt Lake City, Utah to Cody, Wyoming

Tour Departs:
Mon, 09/25 – Sun, 10/01/2017

Mon, 9/24 – Sun 9/30/2018
From $1825

Summer departure also available

Explore Yellowstone National Park and surrounding regions on these small group adventure travel tours. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– Yellowstone National Park: geysers, wildlife and waterfalls
– Grand Teton National Park
– Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Native American art and artifacts
– Jackson Hole wild west town, optional white water trip
– Olympic Park location of 2002 Winter Olympics
– Salt Lake City, Capitol of Utah …Learn more


California Pacific Coast views

California Pacific Coast views

California Treasures
14 Days / 13 Nights
San Francisco, California (roundtrip)

Sun, 8/12 – Sat, 8/25/2018

Tour Departs:
Fall Custom Departures, Groups of 2 or more
Summer departure available from $3660

Our California tours combine cultural and natural highlights to give you the best in small group adventure travel. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– scenic California coast
– Yosemite, Death Valley National Parks
– Joshua Tree National Park
– volcanic Lassen National Park
– San Francisco, Los Angeles and Las Vegas


Wildlife tours, bison

Wildlife tours, bison

Wildlife Expedition
15 Days / 14 Nights
Salt Lake City, UT to Denver, CO

Tour Departs:

Sat, 09/16 – Sat 9/201-2017*

Sat, 09/15 – Sat 09/29/2018
From $3760

*Special last minute booking discounts available!
summer departures also available

Track USA wildlife, including large mammals like bison and bears, on this wild west history tour as you explore Yellowstone National Park and surrounding regions. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– Yellowstone National Park, wildlife and scenery
– Jackson Hole and Cody, wild west towns
– Grand Teton National Park
– colorful Badlands National Park
– Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monuments


Arizona Tour, Wigwam Hotel, Route 66

Arizona Tour, Wigwam Hotel, Route 66

Southwest Adventures
15 Days / 14 Nights
Phoenix, Arizona (round trip)

Tour Departs:
Sun, 10/22 – Sun, 11/05/2017
From $3465

2018 Fall departures available for custom tour groups.  Spring time departure available.

Join us on these small group tours of Arizona and New Mexico to experience the region’s amazing variety of desert scenery, culture and National Parks. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– Grand Canyon National Park
– Saguaro and Organ Pipe Cactus
– Tombstone and the OK Corral, Pioneer living
– Santa Fe, New Mexico
– White Sands National Monument


Bodie Ghost Town, California tour

Bodie Ghost Town, California tour

Gold Country and Ghost Towns
9 Days / 8 Nights
San Francisco, CA to Salt Lake City, Utah

Tour Departs:

Sun, 09/17 – Mon, 09/25/2017*
Sun, 09/16 – Mon, 09/24/2018
From $2380

  • *Last minute booking discounts available!

Embark on an adventure into the past with this mining history tour of the American west, filled with historic sights and beautiful natural settings. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– Yosemite National Park
– Tonopah Silver Mine and Ely Railroad
– Great Basin National Park and ancient bristlecone pines
– Lake Tahoe and Mono Lake
– Fort Churchill, Pony Express Station


Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

San Francisco North
10 Days / 11 Nights
San Francisco, CA to Portland, Oregon

Tour Departs:

Sun, 09/30 – Wed, 10/10/2018

Custom Departures for small groups
Summer and Fall Departures Available
From $2895

These California and Oregon outdoor adventure tours combine the highlights of Northern California with the natural splendor of Oregon for a west coast tour unlike any other. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– Scenic coastal Highway 101
– Giant Redwood forest, Historic Skunk train ride
– San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge
– Crater Lake National Park
– Bend, OR and the high desert region


Seattle on Pacific Northwest tour

Seattle on Pacific Northwest tour

Northwest Now
6 Days / 5 Nights
Portland, OR to Seattle, WA

Tour Departs:
Tues, 08/07 – Sun, 08/12/2018

Tues, 10/09 – Sun, 10/14/2018

From: $1490
summer departure also available

This pacific northwest tour takes you from urban centers to outdoor adventures. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– Portland and Seattle
– Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood
– Mt. St. Helens
– Olympic National Park


California Sierra Nevada, Yosemite waterfalls

California Sierra Nevada, Yosemite waterfalls

California Sierra Nevada Tour
8 Days / 7 Nights
Las Vegas, NV to San Francisco, CA

Tour Departs:
Sun, 09/08 To Sat 9/15/2018
Sun, 10/20 To Sat 10/27/2018
From $1995

This short tour of California takes in famous natural highlights, including two National Parks. …Learn More

Top Attractions:
– Death Valley National Park
– Yosemite National Park
– Alabama Hills, Mono Lake
– San Francisco and Las Vegas