Sat, June 16: Fly to Bozeman, Montana and transfer to Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Yellowstone National Park. Explore the area at leisure before dinner at the lodge. (D)
Sun, June 17: Check out of the hotel and embark on a guided tour of the park. See the Mammoth Hot Spring Terraces, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone with the Upper and Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, Yellowstone Lake and West Thumb areas. Conclude at Old Faithful Inn in Yellowstone National Park and check in for two nights. Dinner is included at the hotel. (B,D)
Mon, June 18: Continue touring the park with a local guide. Visit major attractions including Fountain Paint Pots, Norris Geyser Basin and the Upper Geyser Basin that includes Old Faithful. Enjoy some free time to explore at your leisure. Choose to take a tour of the historic Old Faithful Inn, hike the surrounding area or absorb the views of the famous geyser. (B,D)
Tue, June 19: Drive through Grand Teton National Park, stopping for a casual lunch before taking a guided, interpretive float trip on the Snake River. Discover the majesty of the park as you unhurriedly move along the river, learning about the wildlife, history and geology of the area from your guide. The most prominent and impressive peaks in the Teton Range are ever present as you enjoy the beautiful scenery and view wildlife within the heart of the park. Continue to Jackson, Wyoming and check into the The Lexington at Jackson Hole for two nights. Evening and dinner at leisure. (B,L)
Wed, June 20: Your hotel is conveniently located in the center of town making it easy to spend the morning exploring on your own. Transfer to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort to take the tram up Rendezvous Mountain. At the top, see the incredible 360-degree views of Jackson Hole, the Snake River Valley, Grand Teton National Park and the staggering summit of the park. This evening, travel by horse-drawn covered wagon through the beautiful Cache Creek Canyon in Bridger-Teton National Forest. Upon arriving at the camp enjoy a cowboy-style, Dutch-oven dinner, complete with great western music and entertainment. (B,D)
Thu, June 21: Transfer to the airport in Jackson, Wyoming for your flight home. (B)
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel and Cabins, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
This grand, historic hotel is located on the site of Fort Yellowstone; the hot springs are just above the hotel area. Highlights: simple yet comfortable guestrooms with private baths and telephones restaurant lounge Internet access (fees apply). Televisions, radios, and air conditioning are not available in park lodging.
Old Faithful Inn, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
Located adjacent to the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park. The first grand hotel built in the national park system and a designated National Historic Landmark, the Old Faithful Inn is a rustic-style inn built of lodgepole pine and local stone. The lobby features a 65-foot ceiling, a massive 500-ton stone fireplace, balconies and rocking chairs for relaxing. Highlights: refurbished rooms with private bath dining room deli gift store. Televisions, radios, and air conditioning are not available in park lodging. Internet service is not available at this location.
The Lexington at Jackson Hole, Jackson, Wyoming.
This boutique hotel is just steps away from historic downtown Jackson and half a block from a stop for the free town shuttle. Highlights: spacious guestrooms with premium beds in-room coffee/tea makers, microwaves and mini-refrigerators complimentary high-speed Internet restaurant indoor swimming pool and hot tub.