The mining boom may have been more than a century ago, but it’s never too late to strike gold in America’s West. Filled with dazzling nuggets of wonder, this National Parks vacation takes you deep into the golden wilderness of untamed South Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana. Back-to-back visits to some of the country’s most renowned national parks bring you face-to-face with the monumental sculptures of Mount Rushmore, the explosive geysers of Yellowstone National Park, and the towering spires of Grand Teton National Park. Plus, visits to the Crazy Horse Memorial, the Little Bighorn Battlefield, and the gold rush towns of Cody, Jackson, and Deadwood shed light on some of the 19th century’s most famous battles and barroom brawls. After meeting herds of elk, bison, and other area locals, city slickers can get their fix with a visit to lively Salt Lake City.Kick off your national parks vacation by kicking around Colorado’s cosmopolitan capital. The list of things to do in the “Mile High City” is easily a mile long. Museums and music, breweries and boutiques, and performing arts and parks await.
Welcome to Denver! Free time this evening.
Location: Denver–Rapid City
DENVER Meet your Tour Director this morning. Scenic drive through the Black Hills to Rapid City.RAPID CITY At 6:00 pm, join your Tour Director and fellow travel companions for a welcome drink. Free time this evening.
Location: Rapid City. Excursion To Crazy Horse & Mount Rushmore Memorials
RAPID CITY Orientation tour. Free time this evening.CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL Visit the memorial and museum.MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL Visit the memorial.
Location: Rapid City–Deadwood–Sheridan
RAPID CITY Scenic drive through Black Hills National Forest en route to Deadwood.DEADWOOD Tour with Local Guide. Scenic drive en route to Sheridan.SHERIDAN Dinner at a local restaurant.
Location: Sheridan–Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument–Cody
SHERIDAN Scenic drive en route to Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT Guided sightseeing and museum visit. Scenic drive through the Bighorn Mountains en route to Cody.CODY Free time this evening.
Location: Cody–Yellowstone National Park
CODY Visit to Buffalo Bill Center of The West. Scenic drive through Shoshone National Forest en route to Yellowstone National Park.YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Scenic drive. Free time this evening.
Location: Yellowstone National Park
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Scenic drive through the park includes Old Faithful Geyser, Fountain Paint Pots, and more.
Location: Yellowstone National Park–Grand Teton National Park–Jackson
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Scenic drive en route to Grand Teton National Park.GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK Visit to Jackson Lake Lodge includes a LF Huckleberry Shake. Scenic drive en route to Jackson.JACKSON Horse-drawn covered wagon ride to Cache Creek Canyon. LF Bar T-5 chuckwagon cookout and Wild West Show.
JACKSON Free day. ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Jackson with a wildlife scenic float on the Snake River. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Location: Jackson–Salt Lake City
JACKSON Scenic drive en route to Salt Lake City.SALT LAKE CITY Guided sightseeing tour. Farewell dinner this evening at a local restaurant.
Location: Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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