Sat, Feb 9: Fly to Idaho Falls, Idaho. Board a motorcoach for the two-hour ride to West Yellowstone, Montana and check in to the Holiday Inn. Following a welcome reception, snowmobilers will have an orientation at the hotel. Use of standard snowmobile, snowsuit, boots, gloves, facemask and helmet, first tank of fuel each day and collision protection insurance* are all included. Evening at leisure.
Sun, Feb 10: For those snowmobiling, head out with your guide for a full day in the picturesque setting of Yellowstone National Park. Those who are sightseeing by snowcoach will spend the day in the park with a stop at Old Faithful. The evening is on your own back in West Yellowstone. (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)
Mon, Feb 11: Another full day of guided snowmobiling or touring by snowcoach to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Snowmobilers hit the trails outside the park and spend the day zooming through tall pine trees and playing in open fields. Or you may go on your own for the day, taking to one of the trails outside the park safe to navigate without a guide. (B)
Tue, Feb 12: An extra day to this favorite trip allows for independent exploration of the area. Visit the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, see a wilderness film at the IMAX Theatre, shop the quaint stores, try cross-country skiing or, if two days of snowmobiling wasn’t enough, consider adding an optional excursion. This evening, share your escapades with your fellow travelers at a Farewell Party at the hotel. (B,D)
Wed, Feb 13: Travel to Idaho Falls and fly home. (B)
*Collision protection insurance ($850 deductible per incident per vehicle)
Holiday Inn, West Yellowstone, Montana.
Located close to the entrance of Yellowstone National Park with dining, nightlife, the IMAX Theatre and trailheads nearby. Highlights: in-room coffeemaker, microwave and mini-fridge • free high-speed Internet access • restaurant and bar • heated indoor pool • whirlpool • fitness center.