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National Parks Wonders

Everyday Price From

$2,475

$2,675

9 days

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Overview

Journey past the icy peaks of the Grand Tetons, bubbling mudpots of Yellowstone and lawless backwater towns, where the legends of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Crazy Horse once ruled.

Locations Visited

Jackson, Teton Village, Yellowstone National Park, Lamar Valley, Cody, Sheridan, Rapid City, Deadwood, Devils Tower, Crazy Horse, Interior, Keystone (SD)

Countries Visited

United States

Travel Style

Regional Explorer

Accommodations

8 nights included

Age Requirements

Minimum age 5

Itinerary

COLLAPSE ALL EXPAND ALL

Day 1

Arrive Jackson (2 Nights)

Explore Jackson on your terms before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

  • Accommodation

    The Lodge at Jackson Hole

  • Meals

    Welcome Reception

Day 2

Grand Teton National Park Free Time

Spend a full day at leisure connecting with the dazzling natural scenery of Grand Teton National Park. If you like, take an optional float trip down Snake River^. Take an aerial tram ride to the peak of Rendezvous Mountain (seasonal) this afternoon. This evening, join your Travel Director and travel companions for a Regional Dinner.

  • Meals

    Breakfast, Regional Dinner

Day 3

Jackson – Yellowstone National Park (2 Nights)

We continue our exploration of the Tetons this morning before heading to the UNESCO-listed Yellowstone National Park. Your encounter with its geothermal wonders will leave you in awe. Witness Old Faithful's waters arc high into the air as it has done approximately every 90 minutes since the Washburn Expedition discovered it. We stay amidst the colourful pools of hotsprings, mudpots and geysers tonight at one of the park's signature lodges.

  • Accommodation

    National Park Lodges

  • Meals

    Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4

Yellowstone National Park Sightseeing

Keep a keen eye out for bison, grizzlies and elk as you journey through Hayden Valley en route to the rusting walls of Yellowstone's Grand Canyon. Drive along Dunraven Pass and past Montana's Lamar Valley, home to herds of elk, bison and grizzlies. Admire the gentle cascade of water running down the multi-coloured mineral terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs as they descend into the valley.

  • Meals

    Breakfast

Day 5

Yellowstone National Park – Cody – Sheridan

Head to the infamous town of Cody, named for its most famous native son, Buffalo Bill. Gain insights into the history of the American West at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and delve into the history of the cowboy, the role of the firearm in the early days, and the culture of the Plains Indians. This evening we 'Connect with Locals' and enjoy a traditional Western-style 'Be My Guest' dinner at a historic café, complete with an old-time tobacco shop.

  • Accommodation

    Holiday Inn Sheridan

  • Meals

    Breakfast, Be My Guest

Day 6

Sheridan – Deadwood – Rapid City (3 Nights)

Head through the windswept prairies of the American Frontier and into the Black Hills of South Dakota, admiring the looming fortress of Devils Tower en route. Arriving in the infamous Gold Rush town of Deadwood, we join Kevin Costner's Original Deadwood Tour. Meet a Local Specialist to hear about the days of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Potato Creek Johnny. Journey to Rapid City, where you have the option of visiting Mount Rushmore this evening to see the evening illumination ceremony.

  • Accommodation

    The Rushmore

  • Meals

    Breakfast

Day 7

Black Hills Excursion

This morning, we pay tribute to Crazy Horse, peering at the immortalised face of the famed war chief of the Lakota people etched from the granite rock of the Black Hills. 'Make a Difference' by learning how your visit contributes to its preservation. We continue to Mount Rushmore featuring the enormous carvings of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.

  • Meals

    Breakfast

Day 8

Rapid City Free Time

Take an optional trip to Badlands National Park this morning or enjoy free time to explore downtown Rapid City today. This evening, share your adventures over a festive Farewell Dinner.

  • Meals

    Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 9

Depart Rapid City

Bid farewell to your travelling companions and take a transfer to Rapid City Airport or extend your stay in Rapid City at The Rushmore Hotel.

  • Meals

    Breakfast

Highlights

  • Sightseeing Highlights
  • ORIENTATION of Jackson

  • VISIT the towering peaks of Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Devils Tower National Monument, the Black Hills of South Dakota

  • VIEW Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore

  • SCENIC DRIVE through Deadwood

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What's Included

  • Dining Highlights

  • 8 breakfasts

  • 5 dinners

  • First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

  • Handcrafted Highlights

  • Optional Experiences and free time

  • All porterage and local charges included

  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

  • VIP entry to many sights

  • Terms & Conditions

    Trip Notes:

    • ​Please note that airfare to and from your start/end destinations are not included in the cost of your trip.
    • Call 1-877-333-0992 for great deals from the USA to & from all start/end cities for your selected itinerary.
    • Internal flights as specified on individual trip itineraries are included as part of the trip price.
    • Travel to Europe from the USA often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1 of your itinerary start date.

    Terms & Conditions:

    • ​Prices listed are land only & do not include airfare to and from the start/end of the tour.
    • Prices listed are per person, based on twin or multi-share. If you’re traveling solo, we can pair you with a same-sex roommate at no extra cost or you can upgrade to a single for an additional cost, based on availability.
    • For departure points and stay longer accommodation options call 1-877-333-0992 for more details.
    • ​​'Exclusive Costco Member Price' is available upon member login. 
    • 'Price with Current Deals' reflects current applicable 'Last Minute Deals.' Last Minute Deals are available on select departures only and only available to travelers departing from the United States; not combinable with any other promotional offers; full payment due at time of booking. 
    • All discounts are for new bookings only, subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Call or request a quote for complete details.
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