Day 1 - Thursday, 9/19/2019 - Upon arrival in Rapid City, meet your Tour Director and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 - Friday, 9/20/2019 - RAPID CITY, EXCURSION TO CRAZY HORSE & MOUNT RUSHMORE - After an orientation tour of Rapid City, visit Crazy Horse Memorial, built in honor of the fearless Sioux Indian chief whose fame is derived from the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Afterward, explore Mount Rushmore National Memorial, which features the monumental likenesses of four U.S. presidents - Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt - carved on the face of a mountain. Maybe stroll along the Presidential Trail for more intimate views, or visit the Information Center. - Breakfast
Day 3 - Saturday, 9/21/2019 - RAPID CITY - DEADWOOD - SHERIDAN This morning, enjoy a drive through Black Hills National Forest and experience the area’s colorful history on a guided tour of Deadwood, once a wild gold-mining town, and hear the stories of legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Afterward, visit Tatanka to learn” The Story of the Bison” and experience the richness of the Lakota people, a Plains Indian buffalo culture. Then, continue through the Black Hills to the cattle town of Sheridan at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains. - Breakfast
Day 4 - Sunday, 9/22/2019 - SHERIDAN - LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT - CODY Journey this morning into southern Montana to visit Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, the site commemorating one of America’s most famous battles. Tour the battlegrounds where Custer was defeated by approximately 7,000 Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho warriors, and visit the museum. Afterward, continue your scenic drive through the Bighorn Mountains, arriving in Buffalo Bill’s Cody, with time for an optional float trip on the Shoshone River. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 5 - Monday, 9/23/2019 - CODY - YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - This morning, visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, a fine museum of historic weapons and Western art. Then, continue through Shoshone National Forest to Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872 as the world’s first national park, where wild animals roam freely in vast meadows and forest. Enjoy several photo stops along the way to your hotel, including world-famous Old Faithful Geyser. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 6 - Tuesday, 9/24/2019 - YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Spend the day exploring Yellowstone. Travel along Grand Loop Road to Fountain Paint Pot to see the bubbling mud. Continue on to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone for magnificent views of the Canyon and the spectacular Lower Falls - almost twice as high as Niagara Falls! Next, stop at Mammoth Hot Springs and take a short trail walk through steaming limestone terraces. - Breakfast
Day 7 - Wednesday, 9/25/2019 - YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK - JACKSON Journey south into breathtaking Grand Teton National Park. Visit beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake at the foot of the rugged spires for a delightful walk along the shore. Enjoy a freshly made Huckleberry Shake while enjoying your beautiful surroundings. Continue to the all-Western town of Jackson. This evening, travel by horse-drawn covered wagon into Cache Creek Canyon and experience dinner at the Bar T-5 Chuckwagon Cookout and Wild West Show. Feast on slow-cooked chicken made in traditional Dutch ovens, along with other local specialties. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 8 - Thursday, 9/26/2019 - JACKSON - Full day at leisure to enjoy this spectacular playground. Perhaps choose an optional float trip along the Snake River or stroll along the downtown boardwalks and enjoy a drink at one of the swing-door saloons. - Breakfast
Day 9 - Friday, 9/27/2019 - JACKSON - SALT LAKE CITY - Today’s journey continues alongside some of Wyoming’s most beautiful mountain ranges into Utah, home to five national parks. Arrive in Salt Lake City, founded by Brigham Young in 1847. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the capital city and its historic monuments. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 10 - Saturday, 9/28/2019 - SALT LAKE CITY - Start the day with breakfast. Then depart for the airport and your safe journey home.
Please Note: This is only a sample itinerary! Events are subject to change and are based upon availability at time of booking!