Western Frontiers 2017
Brochure Type: USA and Canada 2017
Living the cowboy lifestyle, you cross four national parks, including Grand Teton, on your way to visit charming all-American towns, see iconic landmarks and hear tales from the locals.You'll enjoy Insider moments like... sparks flying from the campfire, as you enjoy a real cowboy cookout with Happy Pappy in Montana. On this evening of old west hospitality, dine cowboy-style on barbecue treats, as this colourful local personality tells stories of life on the frontier.
- Orientation of Salt Lake City
- See the site of Custer's Last Stand at the Little Bighorn Battlefield
- View Crazy Horse Memorial and iconic Mount Rushmore in South Dakota
- Visit Zion, Bryce Canyon and Yellowstone National Parks, the towering peaks of Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody and the Mile High City of Denver
- 9 full breakfasts.
- 4 dinners (including Be My Guest).
- 1 lunch.
- Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
- Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
- Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
- Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
- Hand-picked Insider Experiences
- Optional Experiences and free time
- Porterage and local charges included
- Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
- An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
- All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
- Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
- VIP entry to many sights
- Tour Operator
- Trafalgar Tours
- Offer valid through 6/30/2017
- 10 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Las Vegas||Arrive Las Vegas: Welcome to Las Vegas. Check in to your hotel and relax or maybe do some exploring. Perhaps visit exclusive shops, try your hand at a slot machine or simply relax by the pool. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception|
Tropicana Las Vegas
|Day 2||ZION AND BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARKS||Las Vegas - Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks: Depart the glittering neon gulch of Sin City for the gorgeous wonderland that is Zion National Park. Marvel at the graceful slot canyons, towering cliffs and awe-inspiring monoliths, all carved out over 200 million years from the orange sandstone. Then it's onward to Bryce Canyon, home to the world's largest concentration of hoodoos, tall limestone spires that rise majestically from the desert floor.Full Breakfast, Dinner|
BW Plus Bryce Canyon Grand
|Day 3||Salt Lake City||Bryce Canyon National Park - Salt Lake City: Leave the red rock canyons and travel north to Utah's capital. See the famed Temple Square, home to the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This evening, perhaps enjoy an optional visit to Mormon founder Brigham Young's former home, followed by dinner at the Roof Restaurant, Utah's premier gourmet dining establishment.Full Breakfast|
Hilton Salt Lake City Center
|Day 4||Jackson||Salt Lake City - Montpelier - Jackson: Get a glimpse of the route of the pioneers as you cross the Oregon Trail and enter Wyoming. Stop in Montpelier at the Oregon Trail Center. Through interactive exhibits, glimpse the thrills and challenges of the Old Trail. Enjoy lunch at a covered wagon themed restaurant before departing to scenic Jackson, standing in the shadows of the icy peaks of the Grand Tetons. The evening is free for you to enjoy. Explore nearby downtown with its quaint shops and many savoury restaurants. Take your photo under the famous elk-antler Arches, pick up some souvenirs for loved ones back home or simply choose to stay and relax at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Lunch|
The Lodge at Jackson Hole
|Day 5||GRAND TETON AND YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARKS||Jackson - Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks (2 Nights): If you like, hit the water this morning on an optional guided float trip down the picturesque Snake River (seasonal). Then traverse Grand Teton National Park with its snowcapped mountains, pristine alpine lakes and evergreen forests on the way to Yellowstone, established in 1872 as the world's first National Park. (When the south entrance is closed due to weather conditions, the itinerary will travel west from Jackson via Idaho and enter Yellowstone National Park through the west entrance.) Enjoy a two night stay inside Yellowstone National Park, where each lodge has its own unique setting and atmosphere. Lodges featured are the Old Faithful Inn, Lake Yellowstone Hotel, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Grant Village, and the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. Specific lodges will be confirmed in your documents.Full Breakfast, Dinner|
National Park Lodges
|Day 6||Yellowstone National Park||Yellowstone National Park Sightseeing and Free Time: You could spend a year in Yellowstone and still only scratch the surface of its wonders. This morning, join a Local Specialist to explore the spouting geysers, bubbling hot springs and mud paint pots. Today, explore the impressive Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone with its stunning waterfalls. No trip to Yellowstone is complete without a sighting of Old Faithful as its waters arc up to 100 feet (30 metres) into the air. This evening, relax under the great basin of stars in one of the country's most beautiful wild places.Full Breakfast|
|Day 7||Billings||Yellowstone - Cody - Billings: Head east to the town of Cody, named for its most famous native son, Buffalo Bill, and get a glimpse into its lively history at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Then it's on to Big Sky Country for a Be My Guest dinner of local cuisine with a host who welcomes you with true Western hospitality.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining|
The Crowne Plaza Billings
|Day 8||Rapid City||Billings - Little Bighorn - Rapid City (2 Nights): After saying goodbye to Billings, the "Magic City," your day begins with a visit to Little Bighorn National Monument, site of the infamous battlefield where the ill-fated Custer led his men against a battalion of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. Then, travel east through the rolling mountains of the Black Hills on your way to Rapid City. The evening is at leisure; relax at your hotel or take some time to explore downtown Rapid City.Full Breakfast|
|Day 9||Rapid City||Black Hills Excursion: Discover the natural and man-made wonders of the Black Hills with a drive through stunning scenery on your way to visit visit the base of Crazy Horse Memorial, a mountain carving of the famed war chief of the Lakota people. Then, visit Mount Rushmore and gaze in awe at this towering tribute. This afternoon, return to Rapid City before gathering with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a festive Farewell Dinner featuring Stephen Yellowhawk who shares his tribe's history through dance and song. Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner|
|Day 10||Depart Denver||Depart Denver: Say so long to your newfound friends this morning and traverse some of the heavily forested Black Hills and the expansive grasslands of Wyoming on your way to Denver, the Mile High City, where you may extend your stay, or take a transfer to Denver International Airport for your flight home.Full Breakfast|
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- Hotel Class Key: D: Deluxe SF: Superior First Class F: First Class