Grand Staircase Highway 12 4+

Self-Driving Narrated GPS Tour

Spectrum Travel

Designed for iPad

    • 3.9 • 8 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Welcome to the GPS-enabled offline driving tour of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument along Scenic Byway UT 12!

Are you ready to turn your phone into a personal tour guide? This app offers a fully-guided experience - just like a local giving you a personalized, turn-by-turn, fully-guided tour.

■ Grand Staircase-Escalante:
Explore the hidden wonders of UT-12 with an epic and scenic drive through Grand Staircase Escalante. Drive along the Hogback (the ridge line), learn about the hidden mysteries of this giant geologic staircase, and discover the long-buried secrets of the Fremont and Puebloans.

This comprehensive self-guided driving tour of Grand Staircase-Escalante includes:

■ Welcome to Grand Staircase Escalante
■ Red Canyon’s Arches
■ Bryce Canyon National Park
■ What IS the Grand Staircase?
■ Fremonts and Puebloans
■ “We Have A T-Rex!”
■ Powell Point Vista
■ Upper Valley Granaries Vista
■ The Curse of the Petrified Forest
■ Escalante Petrified Forest
■ Escalante Visitor Center
■ Spooky Gulch
■ Invisible Life and the Escalante River
■ Kiva Koffeehouse
■ The Hidden Power of Water
■ Lower Calf Creek Falls Vista
■ The Hogback
■ Upper Creek Falls Trail
■ Boulder
■ Sugarloaf
■ Burr Trail Road
■ Dixie National Forest
■ Forest Fauna
■ Heritage Overlook
■ Homestead Overlook
■ Forest Fires
■ Larb Hollow Overlook
■ Wind, Rain, & Erosion
■ Capitol Reef National Park


■ Bryce Canyon:
Explore this ancestral home of the Paiute people, renowned for its striking vistas and iconic hoodoos. Learn about the great geological movements that formed this alien landscape as you drive along the Bryce Amphitheatre, and embark on walks and hikes through the canyon.

■ Arches National Park:
Discover the stunning formations and harsh beauty of Utah’s desert with this Arches National Park self-guided driving tour. Learn about iconic formations like Balanced Rock as you drive past, visit famous arches like Delicate Arch, and hike the trails that showcase what makes this place so special!

■ Monument Valley:
Monument Valley’s stunning formations have starred in Hollywood classics over generations, making the scenery the quintessential “Wild West” of our imaginations. In the heart of Navajo reservation land, Monument Valley’s scenic vistas also provide insights into Navajo culture and history.


■ Plays automatically
The app knows where you are and which direction you are heading, and plays audio automatically about the things you are seeing, plus stories and tips and advice. Simply follow the GPS map & the routing line.

■ Fascinating stories
Be immersed in an engaging, accurate, and entertaining story about each point of interest. The stories are professionally narrated and prepared by local guides. Most stops also have additional stories that you can optionally choose to hear.

■ Works offline
No data, cellular or even wireless network connection needed while taking the tour. Download over Wi-Fi/Data Network before your tour.

■ Freedom of travel
No scheduled tour timings, no crowded groups, and no rush to move along past stops that interest you. You have total freedom to skip ahead, linger, and take as many photos as you’d like.

■ Award-winning platform
The app developers received the famous “Laurel Award” from the Newport Mansions, who use it for over a million tours/year.


Check out the totally free demo to get an idea of what this tour is all about. If you like it, purchase the tour to get full access to all of the stories.


■ Download ahead of time, over data or WiFi.
■ Be sure the phone battery is fully charged, or take an external battery pack.

Just download the app and get started!

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. This app uses your location service and GPS tracking feature to allow real-time tracking of your route.

What’s New

Version 1.1

New Combo Tour Added.
Content Additions.
Bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

OceanStateOfMind ,

Narrated scenic drive

Wonderful audio “companion” for this scenic drive. The pleasant voice of the narrator is easy to listen to and kept the whole family involved (including the kids who loved the dinosaur stories). I’ll be trying out the other tours too. Do you have Capitol Reef?

Developer Response ,

We're so glad you enjoyed the tour! Thanks for the review!

Greenie109 ,

Great little tour guide

Enjoyed the trip. Family loved the fresh air. The app tour guide answered all the questions my kids are full of! It was also very nice that the route was decided for me.

Developer Response ,

We're so glad you enjoyed the tour! Thanks for the review!

XOHikes ,

Grand Staircase Escalante

Didn’t get a code and couldn’t start tour. How do you get credit for wasted purchase?

Developer Response ,

The app doesn’t require a password. You are only charged if you purchase the Full Tour - if you did, please send us the receipt and we can issue a giftcard. You can also connect with us over support (available nearly 24/7) via the Feedback/Call/Chat links in the menu and the registration page (first screen).

App Privacy

The developer, Spectrum Travel, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Location

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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