West USA Custom Tours of America's National Parks, Monuments and State Parks
America's Best Idea
America’s western states contain the largest number of scenic parks in the world. The National Parks of the west are America’s Wonderlands and truly America’s best idea. They beckon you to unspoiled nature rich in wildlife, desert wildflowers and a wonderland of alpine blossoms. You can explore the labyrinth of the many canyons in Utah and Arizona from Canyonlands National Park to the Antelope Slot Canyon and the Grand Canyon. You can revel in the warm sunshine along the pacific coastline in places like Monterey, Pebble Beach, and Laguna Beach. You can climb the alpine mountains in parks such as the Olympic, Rocky Mountain and Glacier National Parks. You can raft mighty rivers such as the Colorado, the Snake, and the Missouri.
The Southwest USA is the most geographically diverse region in the United States. Images of the Southwest include Alpine Mountains, dramatic bluffs and cliffs, grand and colorful canyons, lakes and rivers, and impressive deserts.
The American Southwest contains the largest collection of the world’s natural wonders. Some of the most popular include the Grand Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Arches National Park, and Carlsbad Caverns National Park that draw people from all over the world. Popular cultural sites include Mesa Verde National Park, Monument Valley Navajo Nation Park, Canyon de Chelly, and Chaco Canyon National Historical Park.
The Western United States is commonly referred to as the American West. It is the region comprising the 13 westernmost states, including Alaska, Arizona, california, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. "The West" covers more than half the land area of the United States.
The West has played a significant part in american history, which is often referred to as the Old West.
The West is the most geographically diverse area of the United States, which has inspired the resulting preservation of some of the most scenic and natural wonders of the world. These areas include some of the most world famous National Parks, National Monuments, wilderness areas, National Forests, state parks, and many other preserved areas.
For more information on "The West", visit Wikipedia's "Western United States" web page.
TourTheSouthwest.com LLC offers custom designed tours to most all of the National Parks, Monuments, and State Parks of the American West. For information on specific locations, go to our Western USA Tour Sites list.