Welcome to DETOURS American West

Over 17 years of experience taking Guests on extraordinary adventures.

At DETOURS American West, we have a passion for creating the moments that inspire amazement and leave our Guests awe-struck, and we always have. There’s something about seeing the sunrise over the Grand Canyon, or feeling the connection to America’s native culture, or the rush from standing on top of the Hoover Dam, are just a few of the hallmarks that make our guided tours EPIC!

If you’re planning to vacation or holiday in the American West, then look no further for your tour activities. From the breathtaking views of Bryce Canyon, Zion, Monument Valley to the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, we take you on guided tours to the best destinations in the American West. If the Grand Canyon is a must-see on your itinerary, you’ve come to the right place! With over 17 years experience giving guided tours to the Grand Canyon, DETOURS American West prides itself in providing expert knowledge of the region and offers the best Grand Canyon tours available.

Whether it’s just the two of you, your whole family or your group, we offer a wide variety of day tours, multi-day tours and overnight tours from Phoenix, tours from Las Vegas, Native America tours, and Adventure tours. Want a private and more personalized experience? Elevate your Western experience to a whole new level, with luxury private tours to all our exciting locations. Our tour specialists can help you build your own itinerary customized to fit your travel desires. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s plan your next adventure now!

grand canyon

Considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders Of The World, the Grand Canyon is a must-see when visiting the American West.

White Pocket Tours

If you’ve ever dreamed of exploring the terrain on Mars, this is the destination for you! With landscapes unlike anything you’ve ever seen, some describe White Pocket as “other worldly”.

multi day tours

Check off travel adventures from your bucket list! With so much of the beautiful American West to explore, why limit yourself to one day?

DETOURS Adventures

Venture off the beaten path with thrilling and adventurous small group tours!

day tours

See the most beautiful destinations in the American West in one day! Guaranteed to amaze even the most seasoned travelers.


Admire the magical red rocks of Sedona, experience their artisan community and explore ancient Native American ruins.

Luxury Private Tours

Elevate your Western experience to a whole new level, with private tours to all our exciting locations.

national parks

Discover the stories of the Southwest and uncover hidden gems within our tours of the National Parks.

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DETOURS Stories of the American West

Southwest Winter Wonderland

The desert of the Southwest rarely experiences the beauty of snow, otherwise known as “the white stuff that falls from the sky” in the Midwest and East Coast.

Difference Between Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon: A Tourist’s Guide

People travel all over the world just to take a tour of this elusive slot canyon, hidden away in Northern Arizona. 

Best Time to Visit the Grand Canyon: Tour Guides Review Each Season

Let’s begin by going into details about each season to better determine which time of year is right for you.


DETOURS American West is a privately held company that was established in 2001 by two guides who yearned to break out of the “big bus” tours.

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our destinations

Our hand picked destinations across the American West are designed to evoke a sense of awe and wonder in each destination’s natural beauty and rich history. Explore the breathtaking National Parks, exciting adventures off the beaten path, or ancient Native American lands.

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