Come explore Yellowstone National Park and witness its natural wonders
like Old Faithful. See the Grand Teton Mountains and be amazed at the majestic Mount Rushmore
in the heart of the Black Hills. Tour historic mining towns and take a leisurely float trip on the scenic
1 Arrive in Colorado
Begin your Western frontier adventure as you gather in Denver, Colorado. Meet your Tour Manager in the lobby at 6:00 p.m. for a welcome dinner. Meal: D
2 Travel to South Dakota & Mount Rushmore
Travel through Wyoming into South Dakota. Arrive at the epic
Mount Rushmore National Memorial where four of the nation’s
noted Presidents are immortalized. See the monument, enjoy
dinner and experience the largest statue museum in the world. Meals: B, D
3 Black Hills Touring & Custer State Park Jeep Ride
Begin the day with an exciting open-air jeep ride through Custer State Park. Enjoy the interesting sights and commentary of our driver/guides through the park in search of the country’s herd of American bison. Visit the Crazy Horse Memorial, which will be 563 ft high and 641 ft long when completed! Meal: B
4 Deadwood Touring & Devils Tower
DAY 4 Deadwood Touring and Devils Tower: The town of Deadwood was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1967 and preserves the history and legends of the Wild West from its beginnings as a mining town. A brief tour of the town takes you along the same streets walked by Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Also visit Boot Hill, the final resting place of some of Deadwood’s famous citizens.
Crossing into Wyoming today, come to Devils Tower National Monument. Towering 1,267 feet above Belle Fourche River, this looming monolith served as the backdrop for the classic Steven Spielberg film Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Meals: B, D
5 Cody & Buffalo Bill Territory
Today, travel across the expansive Bighorn Mountains, where cowboys still graze their flocks of sheep and herds of cattle as in days of the Old West. As legendary as the sweeping plains and towering mountains of the Old West were, so were the personalities that became drawn to the frontier.
At the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, you’ll encounter some of these historic figures, including Bill himself, the renowned sharpshooter Annie Oakley and Indian chief Sitting Bull before arriving in Yellowstone National Park. Meal: B
6 Yellowstone National Park
A full day of sightseeing in Yellowstone, the nation’s first national park, features outstanding natural spectacles including renowned geysers and thermal basins. Your tour begins with the awesome 1,200-foot-deep Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, including views from Inspiration and Lookout Points. Also see Norris Geyser Basin, filled with an incredible variety of steam vents, mud pots, geysers, and hot springs.
Then, head for storied Old Faithful geyser, named for its regular eruptions about every 80 to 90 minutes for some 150 years, before returning to your park lodge.
Meals: B, D
7 Grand Teton National Park
This morning, travel along Rockefeller Memorial Parkway into magnificent Grand Teton National Park, drive alongside lovely Jackson and Jenny Lakes, visit the Chapel of the Transfiguration, while, of course enjoying splendid views of the rugged, towering Tetons along the way.
Tonight the dinner bell will call you to the Bar T 5 Covered Wagon Cookout and Show for an evening of song, stories, entertainment and authentic cowboy chow.
Meals: B, D
8 Scenic Float Trip & Jackson Hole
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 antlerhorn arches, downtown Jackson Hole brings the Old West
to life. During the summer, catch local cowpokes in action at
the Jackson Hole Rodeo or enjoy a show at the Jackson Hole
Playhouse, subject to the Rodeo’s schedule. Meal: B
9 Salt Lake City
Take a step back in time as you explore Salt Lake City’s historic Temple Square and walk in the footsteps of the Mormon settlers who founded this city more than 150 years ago. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner hosted by your Tour Manager. Meals: B, D
10 Travel Home
After breakfast transfer to the Salt Lake City International Airport for flights home anytime today.