Calling all wranglers for a ride into the sunset, through the mighty Rocky Mountains to the Badlands of South Dakota. Trot through Montana's Big Sky Country where you'll stay at an 1898 homestead and watch as Old Faithful spouts steam in Yellowstone. You'll also see the American presidents sculpted at Mount Rushmore and say hi to Buffalo Bill in Cody.
Spend the night at an authentic 1800's Montana homestead to relive the early Western atmosphere. Meet Stephen Yellowhawk, a son of the Lakota and Iroquois Nations. Visit the organ Trail Center in Montpelier. Visit Jackson and the Grand Teton National Park. Travel to Yellowstone National Park, Cody, the Black Hills and Bear Country, USA!
Your Family Travel Experience includes 8 nights hotel accommodations, 14 meals and all transport and transfers. Even more....new best friends for your kids and adventure for the whole family with this incredible group adventure! And of course, no passports needed.
Arrive in Salt Lake City
Arrive at your hotel and enjoy some time on your own today to relax or venture out to see some of the attractions. This evening, meet your fellow adventurers (especially the other kids who will become friends of your kids!) at 6pm for a Kick-Off Party with your Travel Director. (Hotel: Little America)
Salt Lake City - Montpelier - Jackson
Put on your cowboy hats, pull up your boots and get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime! Head north and enter Wyoming for your first encounter with the mighty Rocky Mountains. Follow trails blazed by rugged mountain men centuries ago. Stop at the Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier to get a glimpse into the thrills and challenges of the Old Trail. Enjoy lunch in a covered wagon before crossing the famous Oregon Trail to the authentic Old West town of Jackson. Walk through the town's famous landmark arch of tangled elk antlers and step back in time as you explore the Town Square with its Western boardwalks, craft boutiques and ice cream shops - all surrounded by the majestic Rockies. This evening, take a wagon ride out to the river for a rib-stickin Chuckwagon Regional Meal. (Hotel: Rustic Inn Creekside Resort and Spa)
Jackson - Grand Teton National Park - 320 Guest Ranch
Rise early if you'd like to rollick down the Snake River on a scenic optional wilderness float trip. Later, discover dramatic Grand Teton National park. Travel onward to Montana's Big Sky Country and settle in for big fun at an 1898 homestead where you'll feast on a classic Western dinner. Did you know that the 320 Guest Ranch was brought to life in 1898 by Montana's first female doctor and was used as a getaway for her friends and family?
320 Guest Ranch - Yellowstone National Park (2 Nights)
Giddy up cowboys and cowgirls! There are many fun choices on the Ranch this morning: join a whitewater rafting trip down the Gallatin River or saddle up and ride with a real-life horse wrangler in the Montana Wilderness. After lunch at the Ranch, visit The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone before entering one of America's most famous National Parks, Yellowstone. Stay inside Yellowstone National Park where each lodge has its own unique setting and atmosphere. Lodges featured are the Old Faithful Inn, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Grant Village, and the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel.
Yellowstone National Park Sightseeing
Discover yellowstone's most amazing natural wonders, including the thundering Yellowstone Falls, a multitude of gushing geysers and countless brilliantly colored hot springs, bubbling mud pools and hissing steam vents, highlighted with a visit to Old Faithful, which has been spouting steam water regularly for thousands of years. Do you know how to locate a bear or tell what it's been eating? Enjoy a stroll around the boardwalks of Yellowstone and learn the answer, plus even more cool facts about the park's abundance of wildlife!
Yellowstone National Park - Cody -Sheridan
This morning, say farewell to majestic Yellowstone. Head east to the town of Cody, named for its most famous native son, Buffalo Bill. Get a glimpse into the fascinating history of the American West at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West where you'll experience culture of the cowboy, the role of the firearm in the early days and the culture and art of the Plains Indians. Then it's on to Sheridan to check in to your hotel (Hotel: Holiday Inn Sheridan)
Sheridan - Keystone - Rapid City (2 Nights)
After a hearty breakfast, your journey continues on to South Dakota. Visit Crazy Horse Memorial where you'll gaze in awe at the towering tribute to legendary Lakota leader Crazy Horse being carved into the mountain and discover the culture of his people. The evening is yours to explore in Rapid City. Or perhaps take an optional trip to the moving Mount Rushmore Lighting Ceremony, a chance to see one of America's most famous landmarks from a different perspective. (Hotel: Alex Johnson)
Black Hills Excursion
The first stop this morning is Bear Country USA, a wildlife park featuring the world's largest private viewing habitat of American black bear. Enjoy a drive through this spectacular and unique park and walk through the Wildlife Center, where younger and smaller animals frolic in their outdoor exhibits. Next, head for the famous Black Hills of South Dakota to view one of America's most iconic landmarks: the presidents sculpted at Mount Rushmore. This evening, join your fellow adventurers at a Farewell Dinner featuring a local Native American dancer.
Depart Rapid City or Denver for Home
Ready for the Wild West, Cowboys and Buffalos?
Pricing starting at $2650 per person/double occupancy (with automatic discounts for children ages 5-17, as well as triple and quadruple occupancy and early booking savings). Dates available from May 28, 2018 through September 24, 2018. These groups sell out very early so your $200.00 per person deposit can hold your space.
Contact Kevin Lowe, Travel Specialist at 919-578-9028, ext. 130 or Email Kevin today for more information and to make your booking.
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