3 - 4 Hours
Tour Start Time
Anytime, Any day
Welcome to the American Southwest Tour
Explore the best of the American Southwest, from California to Texas and everything in between. Tour the majestic parks in Utah, explore the world’s first national park in Wyoming, drive around California, and much more on this exclusive Southwest bundle. Over 27 self-guided tours to keep you engaged all summer and beyond.
Here are the tours part of the bundle:
- Grand Canyon
- Sedona & Red Rock
- Horseshoe Bend & Page
- Big Sur
- Silicon Valley
- Pacific Coast Highway (both ways)
- 17 Mile Drive
- La Jolla
- San Francisco
- Lake Tahoe
- LA Filming Locations
- Hollywood Homes
- Joshua Tree
- Sequoia & Kings Canyon
- Death Valley
- Million Dollar Highway
- Rocky Mountain
- Arches National Park
- Canyonlands National Park
- Bryce National Park
- Capitol Reef
- Zion National Park
- Monument Valley
- Grand Staircase – Escalante
- Grand Teton
Want to know more about these tours? Here’s a brief description of each of the them.
Grand Canyon South Rim Tour
Witness one of the natural wonders of the world in all its glory. The Grand Canyon is so massive and awe-inspiring that you have to see it with your own two eyes to understand its scale truly. This Grand Canyon South Rim self-guided tour takes you to all the best vistas and hiking trails and fills you in on the fascinating history of the canyon and the Native people who once lived there. So get out there and see something incredible! The tour also includes a bonus tour of the North Rim.
Tap into the energy of the Earth in beautiful Sedona! Locals call this a cathedral without walls, and it only takes one look to understand why. Surrounded by towering buttes and spires of bold red rock and bisected by a canyon that’s green all year-’round, Sedona is like nowhere else on the planet. Explore its mountainous vistas, discover countless shops and galleries, and learn about its history and spirituality!
Horseshoe Bend & Page Tour
Why do 2.2 million people visit Riverbend each year? Find out with this self-guided tour of the unforgettable Horseshoe Bend! This jaw-dropping canyon, cut through by the stunning Colorado River, is famous for a reason. See it up close and learn how this one-of-a-kind feature formed! And since you are already planning a visit to Horseshoe Bend, we suggest dropping by the town of Page, once a rugged work camp and now home to incredible sights and hikes.
Big Sur Tour
Experience the iconic Big Sur road trip with a self-guided driving tour! Drive over Bixby Bridge, pull over at McWay Falls, and enjoy the rugged coastline on this segment of the Pacific Coast Highway/Route 1. As you drive, learn about the fairytale cottages of Carmel, the purple sand at Pfeiffer Beach, and the enormous elephant seals at San Simeon. Discover the fascinating geologic history and environmental factors that make the Big Sur driving tour a must-do California road trip.
Silicon Valley Tour
Explore the birthplace of tech! Drive through the Silicon Valley tour while checking out the headquarters of tech giants like Apple, Google, Facebook, Tesla, and more. Learn about the visionaries who’ve shaped the world around us, from the feud between Bill Gates and Steve Jobs to the controversies around Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos to the eccentricities of Elon Musk. Understand why their companies succeeded, how they’re growing, and what’s in store for the future. As you explore all Silicon Valley has to offer, you’ll find yourself at the cutting edge of technological marvels!
Pacific Coast Highway Tour
The GPS-enabled offline driving tour of the Pacific Coast Highway is a must-do on your California Travel itinerary! The highway is also known as Route 1 or 101 or Highway 1 or 101. This tour stretches between San Francisco to Los Angeles, one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world!
La Jolla Tour
Explore beautiful La Jolla, the Jewel of San Diego, with a self-guided audio tour! Discover the iconic landmarks of this famous California town as you drive, from world-renowned ocean views to historic homes. On the La Jolla tour, learn about the early struggles with drinkable water, its historical figures like Ellen Scripps and Dr. Seuss, and its growth into a “Jewel” of the California coastline. Explore Coast Boulevard, La Jolla Cove, and Prospect Ave. This self-guided driving tour allows you to explore La Jolla with maximum flexibility and value.
San Francisco City Tour
Explore all that San Francisco has to offer, from the twists and turns of Lombard Street, through the bustling streets of Chinatown, and to the top of Telegraph Hill! This comprehensive self-guided San Francisco City Tour covers everything from the Painted Ladies to the Golden Gate Bridge. A San Francisco self-guided tour is a must-do on your tour of California.
Lake Tahoe Tour
Explore Lake Tahoe’s dazzlingly blue waters and stunning mountainous backdrop with this self-guided audio tour! Drive around the entirety of the lake as you learn about its origins, admire its breathtaking vistas, and dive into its Gilded Age history. Explore hikes, historic homes, and waterfall views along the Lake Tahoe tour. This self-guided driving tour allows you to experience all of Lake Tahoe with maximum flexibility and value.
LA Filming Locations Tour
With up-close looks at famous filming locations across Los Angeles, this tour puts you in the director’s chair! As the beating heart of the film industry, just about everywhere in Los Angeles has starred on the big screen at some point. This tour shows you the best of the best.
Hollywood Homes Tour
Visit all of your favorite Celebrity Homes and hear about their famous occupants! Drive from Sunset Strip to Bel Air and check out celeb homes in high-end Rodeo Drive, luxurious Beverly Hills, and star-studded Hollywood Hills. From the classic stars of yesterday to the mega-stars of today, this tour will talk about all your favorite celebrities. End with a visit to the famous Hollywood Sign! Hear entertaining & exciting celebrity stories as you drive through legendary neighborhoods.
Joshua Tree National Park Tour
Explore the rugged, mystical beauty of Joshua Tree National Park with a self-guided driving tour. This raw desert landscape features incredible vistas, stunning rock formations, and eponymous cartoonish trees. As you drive on the Joshua Tree National Park tour and listen to stories around each bend in the road, keep an eye out for desert animals like the roadrunner, tortoise, and even bald eagle. Plus, enjoy a Bonus Tour of Palm Springs!
17 Mile Drive Tour
Explore the famous 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, Monterey, with a self-guided driving tour! Learn about iconic landmarks like Lone Cyprus, Seal Rock, and Spanish Bay as you drive past. Discover the history behind Cannery Row, Monterey’s Aquarium, and Fisherman’s Wharf in the 17 Mile Drive audio tour Pacific Grove segment.
Sequoia & Kings Canyon Park Tour
Newly added to the California Travel Bundle is the Sequoia & Kings Canyon Park Tour. Drive through enormous, ancient groves at Sequoia National Park with this self-guided driving tour. Witness the giant sequoias in all their majesty, including General Sherman, the most massive living thing on the planet. As you tour this jaw-dropping ancient forest, you’ll about the area’s area’s inhabitants, from the Paiute tribe to the founders of a secretive, ill-fated colony. Plus, take in jaw-dropping views of Kings Canyon with the same tour!
Death Valley Tour
Experience the harsh beauty of a land like no other: Death Valley. Famed for its record-breaking temperatures, this valley also serves up some sizzling scenery, from sprawling salt flats to rainbow-colored badlands and soaring mountain ranges. This self-guided driving tour shows you the best spots in the park and fills you in on this area’s area history. Follow in the footsteps of Gold Rush miners and hear their stories as you explore this bizarre, unforgettable valley.
Million Dollar Highway Tour
Strike out for the wild west with this self-guided driving tour of Colorado’s Million Dollar Highway. This remote, jaw-dropping stretch of roadway was once the site of booming mining towns and railroad tycoons. Today, it’s a unique blend of jaw-dropping natural beauty and rugged western charm. But you’ll do more than just see the sights with this tour—you’ll also learn the wild history of this area, from boom to bust.
Rocky Mountain National Park Tour
This self-guided audio tour will take an unforgettable drive through Rocky Mountain National Park! These beautiful peaks are loaded with hiking trails and astonishing vistas, and this comprehensive tour will introduce you to all of them. Visit stunning lakes and mountain passes, hear the history of the remarkable women who helped create the park, and learn about the Ute tribe and their legends. And, of course, don’t forget to snap a few photos along the way!
Houston Self-Guided Tour
Welcome to Houston! On this two-hour Houston tour, we’ll see everything that makes Houston special, from historic districts to stunning parks and, of course, the famous land’s Center! This self-guided audio and GPS tour takes you through Houston with maximum flexibility, safety, and value. Simply hop in your car, get the tour guide app set up on your phone, and get started. All audio plays automatically based on location.
Arches National Park Tour
Discover the gravity-defying wonder of Arches National Park! Find hidden life within the harsh, beautiful desert. Marvel at impossible rock formations and towering arches millions of years in the making, and learn how it all came to be. Along the way, listen to the riveting history of the tribes who lived here for thousands of years. Hear their legends of the trickster god who brought them to the desert and the portals through time that lie dormant throughout the park!
Zion National Park Tour
See why early Mormon pioneers thought Zion National Park was heaven on earth! Visit natural wonders like the Temple of Sinawava and the Weeping Rock. Learn the land’s history, from its formation to the first people who lived here and inscribed petroglyphs on the canyon walls. See emerald pools, staggering mountain peaks, and much, much more. This tour works by car, bike, or shuttle, so you can see the park however you want to!
Bryce Canyon National Park Tour
Marvel at the towering hoodoos dot Bryce Canyon, which must be seen to be believed! Dive into the history and legends of the tribes who lived here, including the harrowing tale of giants who were turned to stone and became the hoodoos we see today. Visit groves of Earth’s oldest trees and hear the spooky story of the curse which afflicts anyone who chooses to study these ancient, gnarled plants too closely.
Monument Valley Tour
Explore Hollywood and Navajo history’s “Wild West” as you drive through Monument Valley’s dramatic landscape. This self-guided audio tour along a 17-mile Navajo route allows you to enjoy the incredible panoramas while learning about Navajo culture, tribal history, and Hollywood stardom.
Grand Staircase Tour
Unearth hidden secrets at the Grand Staircase! Hidden within this towering staircase are clues to the land’s long history, and we’ll help you uncover it all. Learn about the dinosaur fossils people have found here including a T-Rex skeleton! Visit a petrified forest, sparkling waterfalls, and sweeping vistas. Plus, hear the legends of the tribes who lived here, including the tale of when Coyote tried to catch the sun.
Canyonlands National Park Tour
Venture into the staggering beauty of Canyonlands, home to the gorgeous red desert and more canyons than you can shake a stick at. Stand atop breathtaking vistas, hear the legend behind Dead Horse Park, and get a great look at the Colorado River. Then, hike the Aztec Butte trail to glimpse fragments of ancient history! Finally, catch an unforgettable sunset at Grand View Point, which earns its name.
Capitol Reef National Park Tour
Step back in time at Capitol Reef as you tour the remnants of a preserved pioneer town. Explore striking contrasts as you move from a desert filled with colorful rocks to verdant orchards along the riverside. Then, visit the site of ancient petroglyphs archeologists are still deciphering to this day!
Grand Teton Tour
This self-guided driving tour will discover one of America’s most awe-inspiring national parks at Grand Teton. These impressive sawtooth mountains conceal all sorts of hidden treasures, from deep glacial lakes to historic homesteads. Drive through beautiful mountain passes, dig into the storied past of this mountain range, and go on hikes you’ll never forget. Plus, get to know the local wildlife on a real-life elk refuge on this Grand Teton tour!
Experience the raw power and beauty of nature on the Yellowstone self-guided tour. This enormous volcanic caldera has captured the American imagination for decades thanks to its explosive geysers, prismatic hot springs, and astonishing waterfalls. Home to some of the only wild bison and wolves on the continent, this park can’t be missed.
Preview the Tour
Well simply put, Action Tour Guide is an audio guide, map, and tour book – all in one app! We are a GPS-enabled app-based tour that narrates information based on your location right on your phone. You can experience our driving and walking tours at your own pace and literally at any time of the day!
Changing travel date? No worries! All individual tours come with lifetime validity.
The tour works offline which means you do not need your phone network to enjoy the tour. However, we do suggest you download the tour at your home, hotel, visitor center, etc before you head out for a completely immersive experience.
Since this is a driving tours bundle, you only need to buy 1 tour per car!
Park Entry Information
A new ticketed entry system has been implemented in Arches from April 3rd to October 3rd. Each private vehicle entering the park will need a Timed Entry Ticket for each day the vehicle will be in the park between 6 am and 5 pm.
The Timed Entry Ticket includes a $2.00 non-refundable reservation fee separate from the park entrance fee.
We recommend reserving your tickets well in advance at recreation.gov.
Please note the following:
- Entry tickets to Arches are valid for one day for entry
- Entry is possible only during the reserved period of one hour on the day of entry.
- Post park entry within the one hour window; you are allowed to exist and re-enter anytime during the rest of the day
- A limited number of entry tickets are available and bookable three months in advance.
As of April 1st, 2022, all hikers heading to Angels Landing will need a permit. This permit can either be seasonal or through the day-before lottery system applied on recreation.gov. It costs $6 to apply for a permit. The fee covers an application for up to 6 people.
- April – September: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
- October – early November: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
- November: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- December – February: 9:00am – 4:00 p.m.
How many bundles should I purchase?
Since this is a driving tour bundle, you only need to buy one per car.