Day of the Dinosaurs

2-day Dinosaur National Monument Stay - USA

Prices from £68 pp

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Duration2 days / 1 night (flexible)

LocationVernal/Dinosaur NP, Utah/Colorado

Suitable for families

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Overview

For all those dinosaur fans out there, you should definitely make time for a stop in Vernal! Situated in the middle of nowhere, it won’t be the most scenic part of your US road trip, but it is where you’ll find the gateway to the nearby Dinosaur National Monument. Featuring over 1500 bones that are on display for you to see, this is a dinosaur lovers dream! Expert rangers are on hand to teach you all about the dinosaur remains and you are even allowed to reach out to them. There really aren’t many places in the world that you can do this!

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing

 

Entrance fee to Dinosaur National Monument payable locally – approx. $25 per vehicle.

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Arrive in Vernal & Dinosaur National Park

Even though it’s in the middle of nowhere, you’ll know when you’ve reached the entrance to Vernal by the giant pink dinosaur monument that greets you. Alright, it’s a little tacky, but it’s just a bit of fun to get you excited for what lies ahead! You’ll check into your classic American motel that has a pool for you to cool off after your journey.

Pink dinosaur at Vernal National Park

Just a short drive from your motel and surrounded by steep canyons lies Dinosaur National Park. Featuring over 1500 bones that are on display for you to see, this is a dinosaur lovers dream! Expert rangers are on hand to teach you all about the dinosaur remains and you are even allowed to reach out to them. There really aren’t many places in the world that you can do this!

Indian rock art in Vernal National Park, USA

Departure from Vernal

Depending on how dinosaur-crazy you are, you can spend as long as you like here. Especially if you want to visit the Natural History Museum or the Indian rock art club in Cub Creek. Otherwise, you’ll wave goodbye to the dinosaurs and continue your road trip. Head north into the Rocky Mountains and Teton National Park, or south to Moad Arches.

Canyon in Vernal National Park, USA
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