Day 1 - COMMUNITY OF INDEPENDENCE/WILMINGTON/SALT LAKE CITY
Morning departures for Philadelphia Airport to board our flight to Salt Lake City, Utah. Upon arrival transfer to hotel located across the street from Temple Square. Dinner at our hotel this evening. Meals D
Day 2 - UTAH/IDAHO/WYOMING
Travel north into Idaho for lunch in Montpelier. Tour the Oregon/California Trail Center, which sits the Oregon Trail, and learn about the rugged pioneers who followed this 2,000 mile trail west. Continue into Wyoming, the rugged west, with spectacular mountains, silver springs, spacious grasslands, cowboys and warm hospitable people. Two nights in Jackson Hole, an area surrounded by soaring, jagged peaks of the Grand Teton mountains. Meals BL
LODGE AT JACKSON HOLE
Day 3 - RAFTING/TETON NATIONAL PARK
This morning enjoy a scenic float trip on the Snake River as it meanders through stunning alpine scenery with the Grand Teton Mountains as the backdrop! Free time in the western town of Jackson before dinner at the lively Gun Barrel Restaurant. Meals BD
LODGE AT JACKSON HOLE
Day 4 - YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
Drive north into Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872 as our first National Park, where our park guide will board our motorcoach as we begin touring this park of natural wonders. Elk, moose and bison roam throughout the park and you will have lots of photo opportunities. The famous Old Faithful Geyser shoots its plume skyward approximately every 90 minutes outside the door of Old Faithful Inn. Lunch at the Inn before continuing our tour of the Park. Meals BL
STAGE COACH INN
Day 5 - YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
With 10,000 hot springs, two-thirds of all geysers in the world, thundering waterfalls and colorful paint pots, Yellowstone will thrill you! View the spectacular "Grand Canyon of Yellowstone," carved by the waters of the Yellowstone River. A park guide will be with us again this morning to explain more wonders of this park. Lunch at Mammouth Hot Springs Hotel in the Park before returning to the town of West Yellowstone for time for shopping before an independent dinner. Meals BL
STAGE COACH INN
Day 6 - CODY
Drive along twisting roads with forests of lodgepole pine and quaking aspen to the cattle lands of western Wyoming. Arrive in Cody, founded in 1896 by "Buffalo Bill" Cody. Visit the Buffalo Bill Historical Center featuring the Buffalo Bill Museum and the Whitney Gallery of Western Art. Dinner at the Irma Hotel this evening followed by Dan Miller's extraordinary Cowboy Music Revue, which has been filmed for ESPN and the Travel Channel. This will be another wonderful western day for you! Meals BD
CODY LEGACY INN
Day 7 - BIGHORN MOUNTAINS/SHERIDAN
Experience the splendor of the Bighorn Mountains as you traverse beautiful canyons and endless mountains. Wildflowers carpet the grasslands and cowboys work throughout the area. Meals CB,L&D
Day 8 - BLACK HILLS/MOUNT RUSHMORE
Travel into the Black Hills of South Dakota. Visit the great Mount Rushmore National Memorial where a thousand feet above you are the faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln carved into the granite walls of a mountain. Next visit the Crazy Horse Memorial, the largest statue in the world, and the western town of Deadwood. Overnight in Rapid City. Meals BLD
Day 9 - RAPID CITY/HOME
Morning transfer to the airport for our return flights to Philadelphia where our motorcoach will be waiting to return to Wilmington and Independence. Meals B
Roundtrip transportation from the community of Independence and Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport * Roundtrip air Philadelphia/Salt Lake City - Rapid City/Philadelphia * Air taxes and government fees (subject to change until ticketed) * Accommodations for 8 nights based on double occupancy * 2 guided tours of Yellowstone National Park, and a full day tour of the Black Hills * Meals include breakfast daily, 5 lunches and 5 dinners * Taxes and gratuities for hotels, included meals, luggage handling at hotels and guides * Services of a Tour Director from 4 Seasons Tours and Travel.
Additional airline baggage charges at airports, gratuity to motorcoach driver, phone calls, faxes.
|Reservation deposit $150 due with each reservation.
|Balance due July 1, 2012.
|Cancellations: $100 of deposit refundable until July 1, 2012. $50 airline deposit is non-refundable. After final payment, no refunds.
|Trip cancellation/interruption insurance is recommended and available through 4 Seasons Tours and Travel.
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Salt Lake City, UT
Nights 2 and 3
Lodge at Jackson Hole
Jackson Hole, WY
Nights 4 and 5
Stage Coach Inn
Yellowstone National Park
Cody Legacy Inn
Rapid City, SD