National Park Wonders
- Early bird savings
- Visit 'Old-Faithful'
- Learn about the 20th century history of the old town of Sheridan
Tap into your inner adventurer and follow America's great Western migration, past the icy peaks of the Grand Tetons, bubbling mudpots of Yellowstone and the lawless backwater town of Deadwood, where the larger-than-life legends of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Crazy Horse once ruled
All transport as shown included
13 meals included
Stay in top quality hotels
Visit amazing National Parks
- Scenic drive through Deadwood
- Orientation of Jackson
- View Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore
- Visit the Oregon Trail Center, 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
- Learn about the early 20th century history of the old town of Sheridan with an exclusive dinner at PO News and Flagstaff Café
- A son of the Lakota and Iroquois Nations, meet Stephen Yellowhawk who is helping to keep the important traditions and history of his tribe alive through song and dance
- Local specialist guide for included sightseeing at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and in Deadwood
- Meet Stephen Yellowhawk and discover how he shares and promotes his tribe's history through traditional song and dance, and help support his work with Native American diabetic patients. You'll also discover why the Crazy Horse Memorial is only possible thanks to your visit, and how the foundation preserves the heritage of Native American Indians.
- 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
- Hand-picked Insider Experiences
- 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
Day 1: Arrive Salt Lake City
Welcome to Salt Lake City. Check in to your hotel and relax. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.
Day 2: Salt Lake City – Montpelier – Jackson
Travelling north into Idaho, trace the footsteps of the pioneers at the Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier. Through interactive exhibits, travel vicariously with a covered wagon train in America's great western migration. You'll even enjoy lunch in a covered wagon themed restaurant before you'll be on your way to scenic Jackson. Get spectacular 360-degree views of the Snake River Valley and Grand Teton National Park on an exciting aerial tram ride (seasonal) to the summit of Rendezvous Mountain.
(Full Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3: Grand Teton National Park Sightseeing
If you like, hit the water this morning on an optional guided float trip down the Snake River (seasonal) where you'll float with amazing views of the magnificent Grand Tetons. Keep your eyes open for some of the area's abundant wildlife, including moose and elk drinking from the rivers, bison munching on grass and beavers putting the finishing touches on their elaborate dams. Overhead, watch for majestic bald eagles, graceful blue herons and the dozens of species of songbird that call the park home. This evening, join your Travel Director and travel companions for a Chuckwagon Regional Meal.
(Full Breakfast, Regional Meal)
Day 4: Jackson – Yellowstone National Park
Spend the morning discovering the natural glories of Grand Teton National Park. You'll find exhilarating vistas everywhere you look. Then it's on to Yellowstone, established in 1872 as the world's first National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Watch in awe as Old Faithful's waters arc high into the air-as it has done approximately every 90 minutes since the Washburn Expedition discovered it in 1870. Tonight, dine and stay inside the park. Each lodge inside the park 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. Specific lodges will be confirmed in your documents.
(Full Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 5: Yellowstone National Park Sightseeing
Begin the day looking for wildlife in Hayden Valley en route to the impressive Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone with its stunning waterfalls. Continue on to Dunraven Pass and the Lamar Valley, some of the most ruggedly beautiful regions of the park. At Mammoth Hot Springs, admire the mineral terraces that resemble frozen waterfalls cascading down into the valley.
Day 6: Yellowstone National Park – Cody – Sheridan
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 meet a Local Specialist and delve into the history of the cowboy, the role of the firearm in the early days, and the culture and art of the Plains Indians. Join your fellow travellers for a Be My Guest dinner in true Western style at a historic café complete with an old-time tobacco shop.
(Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining)
Day 7: Sheridan – Deadwood – Rapid City
Proclaimed by Theodore Roosevelt as America's first national monument, Devils Tower rises nearly 1,300 feet (396 metres) above the Belle Fourche River. After, head into the Black Hills of South Dakota and the boomtown of Deadwood, which arose after the Gold Rush of the 1870s. In Deadwood, join Kevin Costner's Original Deadwood Tour where you'll meet a Local Specialist to hear about the days of Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Journey on to Rapid City, where you have the option of visiting Mount Rushmore this evening to see the magical illumination ceremony.
Day 8: Black Hills Excursion
This morning discover more of the natural and man-made wonders of the Black Hills with a drive through stunning scenery as you go to the base of Crazy Horse Memorial, a massive mountain carving of the famed war chief of the Lakota people. Next is a visit to Mount Rushmore, designed by sculptor Gutzon Borglum to celebrate the "founding, expansion, preservation and unification of the United States" through enormous carvings of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. This afternoon, return to Rapid City before gathering with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a festive Farewell Dinner featuring Stephen Yellowhawk who shares his tribe's history through dance and song, a Cultural Insight.
(Full 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.
Saturday 5 May 2018 - $3,695* Early bird: $3,417
Saturday 12 May 2018 - $3,695* Early bird: $3,417
Saturday 19 May 2018 - $3,695* Early bird: $3,417
Saturday 2 June 2018 - $3,950* Early bird: $3,653
Saturday 9 June 2018 - $3,950* Early bird: $3,653
Saturday 16 June 2018 - $3,950* Early bird: $3,653
Saturday 23 June 2018 - $3,950* Early bird: $3,653
Saturday 30 June 2018 - $3,950* Early bird: $3,653
Saturday 7 July 2018 - $3,895* Early bird: $3,602
Saturday 14 July 2018 - $3,975* Early bird: $3,676
Saturday 21 July 2018 - $3,975* Early bird: $3,676
Thursday 9 August 2018 - $3,975* Early bird: $3,676
Saturday 11 August 2018 - $3,975* Early bird: $3,676
Sunday 12 August 2018 - $3,975* Early bird: $3,676
Thursday 23 August 2018 - $3,975* Early bird: $3,676
Saturday 25 August 2018 - $3,975* Early bird: $3,676
* Based on per person, twin share; Early bird payment due 28 February 2018
Single supplement from: $1,750
- All pricing is current and correct as of 29 December 2017 and based on per person, twin share basis.
- Single supplements may be applicable.
- A Offers and packages are strictly subject to availability.
- Offers may be withdrawn at any given time without prior notice.
- Traflagar T&Cs apply
- Early bird payment due 28 February 2018
- Credit card fees of up to 1.2% may apply