Cheyenne Frontier Days
featuring Yellowstone National Park and Cody Nite Rodeo
 9 Days • 15 Meals
Air Holiday
Come with us to explore the Wonders of Wyoming, from the Cheyenne Frontier Days celebration and Cody Nite Rodeo to the majesty that is Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

 Highlights
  • 15 Meals (8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 6 dinners)
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Spend 2 nights in Cheyenne, Wyoming during the height of “Cheyenne Frontier Days” Celebration
  • Embark on a “Behind the Chutes Tour” followed by reserved seats to Cheyenne’s world-class rodeo, considered the “Daddy of All Rodeos”
  • Enjoy a chuckwagon meal and live cowboy entertainment at the Bit-O-Wyo Dinner Show
  • Special Pancake Breakfast and narrated trolley tour of Cheyenne’s downtown with its historic buildings and sights
  • Visit the Terry Bison Ranch Resort for a tasty dinner and train ride out the see the ranch’s bison herd
  • Visit the National Bighorn Interpretive Center and have dinner at Dornan’s Resort on the banks of the Snake River
  • Set off on a delightful floating trip on the Snake River set against the spectacular Grand Teton Mountains
  • Free time in Jackson for shopping and relaxing
  • Tour Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, featuring Old Faithful Geyser, Norris Geyser Basin and the awesome 1,200-foot-deep Grand Canyon of Yellowstone
  • Visit the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, a Japanese American internment camp
  • Tour the Buffalo Bill Historical Center
  • Dinner and live show featuring Dan Miller’s Cowboy Music Revue
  • Reserved seats to the Cody Nite Rodeo
  • Visit the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
  • $45 in Mayflower Money

 Itinerary
Day 1   Arrive in Denver
Welcome to Denver, Colorado, the “Mile High City.” Meet your fellow travelers at 5:00 p.m. for a get-acquainted dinner hosted by your Tour Manager. Meal: D
Day 2  Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo and Bit-O-Wyo Dinner Show
Depart Denver this morning into Wyoming to Cheyenne. We arrive while the town is in the midst of their annual Frontier Days, the “World’s Largest Outdoor Rodeo and Western Celebration.” Upon arrival we are taken on a “Behind the Chutes Tour” to get a look at what goes on behind the scenes at the rodeo. Follow the path of the bulls and broncs as they are threaded through the gates and into the arena. Then, we have reserved seats to the Cheyenne’s world-class rodeo. The excitement is high as bull riders and bronc riders take to the arena each day in what is fast becoming the “Daddy of All Rodeos.” After time to freshen at the hotel, we are treated to a dinner and live cowboy entertainment the Bit-O-Wyo Dinner Show. The chuckwagon line serves up the finest cowboy steaks and the wranglers offer up a helping of music and comedy. Meals: B, D
Day 3  Cheyenne Trolly Tour and Terry Bison Ranch
The day begins with a plate of hot pancakes and special Cheyenne “howdy” at the annual Pancake Breakfast where over 100,000 flapjacks are served every year. Next, we climb aboard the Cheyenne Trolley for a narrated tour of this Old West town. You’ll see the historic Depot Buildings, a National Landmark and see where many gunfights occurred as well as the spot where Wild Bill Hickok was married. During your free time in downtown enjoy music in the depot plaza or pop into the famed Outlaw Saloon. Later, we head out to Terry Bison Ranch Resort where we climb aboard the train for a ride out to the middle of the ranch’s bison herd. Then it’s back to the ranch for a tasty dinner served up Western style. Meals: B, D
Day 4  National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center and Jackson Hole
Departing Cheyenne this morning we skirt Medicine Bow National Forest and cross the expanse of the Great Divide Basin of Wyoming. Nearing Shoshone National Forest, the Wind River Range of the Rocky Mountains come into view. We stop at the National Bighorn Interpretive Center to learn about these fascinating creatures which live in the nearby mountains. Dinner tonight is at Dornan’s Resort on the banks of the Snake River. Meals: B, D
Day 5  Scenic Float Trip and Jackson Hole
The spectacular vistas of the Grand Teton Mountains offer a thrilling view from the white waters of the Snake River during a delightful floating trip. With its wooden boardwalks and unique antler-horn arches, downtown Jackson Hole brings the Old West to life. Meals: B, L
Day 6  Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks
We follow the Rockefeller Memorial Parkway into magnificent Grand Teton National Park, alongside lovely Jackson and Jenny Lakes and pay a visit to the Chapel of the Transfiguration. In Yellowstone National Park, we stop at storied Old Faithful Geyser, named for its regular eruptions about every 80 to 90 minutes for some 150 years. Next, we’ll explore Norris Geyser Basin, filled with an incredible variety of steam vents, mud pots, geysers, and hot springs. We continue to the awesome 1,200-foot-deep Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, including views from Inspiration and Lookout Points. Then, we continue to our hotel in Cody. Meal: B
Day 7  Buffalo Bill Center and the Cody Nite Rodeo
This morning we visit the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center to learn about the internment of the Japanese-Americans that were confined here during WWII. Then, we return to Cody for some free time and shopping. At the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, you’ll encounter some historic figures, including Bill himself, the renowned sharpshooter Annie Oakley and Indian chief Sitting Bull. We also enjoy dinner and the live western show featuring Dan Miller’s Cowboy Music Revue. Tonight, all roads lead to the Cody Nite Rodeo. Deemed the “Rodeo Capital of the World,” Cody’s rodeo began in 1938 and is the longest running and only nightly rodeo in the world. After the nightly Flag Presentation, enjoy the exciting barrel racing, bull riding and saddle bronc riding. Meals: B, D
Day 8  Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Making our way across Wyoming we enter Montana and stop at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. The area memorializes the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry’s battle with Sioux and Cheyenne warriors in 1876. Explore the battlefield, see historic photos and the many artifacts. Later we continue to Billings and our hotel. Tonight, we gather for a farewell dinner, sharing memories with new-found friends. Meals: B, D
Day 9  Travel Home
Following breakfast, we say goodbye to the West with fond memories of our fellow Rodeo Wranglers with a transfer to the Billings Logan International Airport for flights home. Meal: B

 Accommodations
Days 1  Doubletree Hotel, Denver, Colorado
Days 2-3  Radisson Hotel, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Days 4-5   Antler Inn, Jackson, Wyoming
Days 6-7  Holiday Inn, Cody, Wyoming
Days 8  Hampton Inn, Billings, Montana
 

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 Dates and Rates
Departure Dates Per Person Twin Room Single Room Availability
July 22, 2019 $2,999 add $1,429 Available
July 20, 2020 $2,999 add $1,489 Available
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Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Denver is $269, and in Billings is $229, tax included.

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