Glacier & Yellowstone National Parks

August 11, 2019 - August 20, 2019
10 days / 17 meals
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Day 1: Spokane, WA
Fly into Spokane, WA. Overnight in Coeur d’Alene. D

Day 2: Whitefish, MT
Travel east through Lolo National Forest and along the western shore of Flathead Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River, before arriving in Whitefish, MT. Take a scenic lift ride to the Summit of the Mountain before a 2-night stay in Kalispell, MT. B, D

Day 3: Glacier National Park
Board the narrated “red bus jammers” to travel the Going-to-the-Sun-Road, the only road that crosses Glacier National Park. Enjoy the fresh air and views of Glacier’s pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. After lunch in the park, enjoy an afternoon of leisure to experience the laid-back western vibe of Whitefish. B, L

Day 4: West Yellowstone, MT
Watch for soaring eagles and other wildlife as we pass through Flathead National Forest on the way to West Yellowstone. Take a guided tour through the unique Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center which gives a second chance to grizzly bears, gray wolves and birds-of-prey who are no longer able to live in the wild. Unpack for a 2-night stay in West Yellowstone, MT. B, D

Day 5: Old Faithful
It’s off to explore one of our nation’s finest national parks! A naturalist will board our coach for a guided tour through Yellowstone National Park. Sights will include Old Faithful, Geysers, Paint Pots and more geological wonders. Lunch is a treat as we dine in the Old Faithful Inn Dining Room, a masterpiece of rustic architecture with a 65-foot ceiling and a rhyolite fireplace. B, L

Day 6: Snake River
Experience a relaxing float down the Snake River through the heart of Grand Teton National Park. Watch for wildlife and learn about the history and geology of the area from your knowledgeable rafting guides while enjoying breathtaking mountain views. Continue to Jackson, WY for dinner and a 2-night stay. B, D

Day 7: Jackson, WY
Explore more than 5,000 artworks representing wild animals from around the world during a morning visit to the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Built into a hillside overlooking the National Elk Refuge, the Museum houses works from prominent artists including Georgia O’Keefe, Andy Warhol, John James Audubon, and many more. Experience what flying feels like during an optional Aerial Tram ride to the top of Rendezvous Mountain (additional expense). Or spend the afternoon at leisure exploring Jackson’s Teton Village. B, L

Day 8: Loveland, CO
Travel south to the mountains of Colorado. Arrive in Loveland for a 2-night stay at the full-service Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa, featuring spacious all-suite rooms and evening receptions. B

Day 9: Rocky Mountain National Park
Experience the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park, one of the country’s most accessible national parks, during a full-day guided tour. Keep an eye out for big game as we drive along Trail Ridge Road, the highest continuous paved highway in the United States, and enjoy lunch at Grand Lake Lodge. Stop at the Alpine Visitor Center, located at an elevation of 11,796 feet, for breathtaking views. Enjoy an evening of leisure exploring downtown Estes Park. B, L

Day 10: Fly home from Denver B

Per person rates*
double $3489
triple/quad $3113
single $4542
* Includes return-air to IND

Combine this tour with Pacific Northwest and take $450 off the combined per person rate!