Day 1 | Arrive Salt Lake City (KP)
Saddle up for a Wild West family adventure starting in Salt Lake City. This evening, join your travel buckeroos and Travel Director for a rootin’ tootin’ Kick-off Party. Hotel: Little America
Day 2 | Salt Lake City – Montpelier – Jackson (FB / L / RM)
Follow Rocky Mountain trails blazed by rugged mountain men centuries ago. Stop at the Oregon Trail Center and enjoy lunch in a covered wagon before arriving in the Old West town of Jackson. This evening, take a wagon ride out to the river for a rib-stickin’ Chuckwagon Regional Meal. Hotel: Rustic Inn Creekside Resort and Spa
Day 3 | Jackson – Grand Teton National Park – 320 Guest Ranch (FB / D)
Rise early if you’d like to rollick down the Snake River on a scenic optional wilderness float trip* (seasonal). Later, discover dramatic Grand Teton National Park. Travel onward to Montana’s Big Sky Country and settle in for big fun at our Stay with a Story, an 1898 homestead where you’ll feast on a classic Western dinner. Hotel: 320 Guest Ranch
Day 4 | 320 Guest Ranch – Yellowstone National Park (2 Nights) (FB / L)
Giddy up cowboys and cowgirls. There are many fun choices on the Ranch this morning: join a whitewater rafting trip* down the Gallatin River or saddle up and ride with a real-life horse wrangler in the Montana wilderness*. After lunch at the Ranch, visit The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone where where you’ll learn how your visit Makes a Difference to its conservation projects. Tonight, arrive at your accommodation inside Yellowstone National Park. Hotel: National Park Lodges
Day 5 | Yellowstone National Park Sightseeing (FB / D)
Discover Yellowstone’s amazing wonders—Yellowstone Falls, brilliantly coloured hot springs and Old Faithful, spouting steam water for thousands of years.
Day 6 | Yellowstone National Park – Cody – Sheridan (FB)
Tip your Stetson to “Buffalo Bill” in his hometown of Cody. Connect with the “Spirit of the American West” at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West where you’ll experience the culture of the cowboy, the role of the firearm in the early days and the culture and art of the Plains Indians. Hotel: Holiday Inn Sheridan
Day 7 | Sheridan – Keystone – Rapid City (2 Nights) (FB)
Visit Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota’s Black Hills and Make a Difference by learning how your visit helps to preserve the heritage of the Lakota people. The evening is yours to explore Rapid City. Or consider an optional trip to the Mount Rushmore Lighting Ceremony and see the giant faces of former U.S. presidents light up at night. Hotel: Alex Johnson
Day 8 | Black Hills Excursion (FB / FD)
Our first stop today is in Bear Country USA, a wildlife park featuring the world’s largest private viewing habitat of American black bear. Next, head for the famous Black Hills of South Dakota to view Mount Rushmore. This evening, Dive into Culture and join your fellow adventurers at a Farewell Dinner featuring a local Native American dancer.
Day 9 | Depart Rapid City or Denver (FB)
Your Wild West adventure comes to an end after breakfast. Say so long to your newfound friends this morning and transfer to the Rapid City Regional Airport for your flight home, or 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 transfer to Denver International Airport for your flight home. For guests who choose to continue on to Denver Airport on Day 9, arrival will be at 5 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights.
Note: For activities marked with an asterisk (*) in the day-by-day itinerary, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.
FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner BG Be My Guest Dining DW Dinner with Wine WR Welcome Reception FD Farewell Dinner RM Regional Meal YC Your Choice Dining