8-day/7-night escorted coach tour

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  • Day 1. Arrive Jackson, Wyoming.
    Day 2. Grand Teton National Park.
    Day 3. Meet an artist in the Tetons, and on to Yellowstone.
    Day 4. Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon and more.
    Day 5. Rediscovering the Wild West in Buffalo Bill’s Cody.
    Day 6. The Bighorn Mountains and a helping of ranch life.
    Day 7. Mount Rushmore & Crazy Horse in the Black Hills.
    Day 8. Depart Rapid City

    Tauck Value Includes:

    √ Arrival and departure airport transfers
    √ Dedicated services of the same professional Tauck Tour Director and driver for the entire tour.
    √ Stays at sought-after inside-the-national-park accommodations in Yellowstone & Grand Teton national parks.
    √ Hear insider stories about the national parks during filmed narratives by filmmakers Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan.
    √ Rafting adventure along the Snake River, surrounded by the spectacular scenery of the Tetons.
    √ Visit to the Mormon Row Historic District inside Grand Teton National Park.
    √ Extensive exploration inside the world’s first national park, Yellowstone.
    √ Visits to the Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
    √ Wild West rodeo or a performance of the Dan Miller Cowboy Music Review (in season) in historic Cody.
    √ Visit the museums of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody for a comprehensive look at the history, culture, art and natural history of the West.
    √ Authentic working ranch experience at the TA Guest Ranch in Buffalo, site of the historic 1892 standoff in the Johnson County War; experience a cookhouse lunch, a trail ride and a horse-whisperer demonstration.
    √ 17 meals (7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners).
    √ All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
    √ Gratuities for hotel,restaurant staff and local guides and porterage are included.

    OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION
    √ Premium accommodation in Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks, Cody, Ucross and Rapid City.

    QUALITY DINING – INCLUDING 17 MEALS
    √ 7 breakfasts (B), 3 Lunches (L), and 7 Dinners (D)

  • Old Faithful
    Old Faithful – Yellowstone National Park

    Day 1. Welcome to Wyoming and the Tetons.  Tour begins: 6:00 PM, Jackson Lake Lodge. A transfer is included from Jackson Hole Airport to the Jackson Lake Lodge inside Grand Teton National Park. Welcome to Wyoming’s iconic western landscape of vast grasslands and towering mountain ranges, the historic town of Jackson, and majestic Grand Teton National Park with its jagged peaks, glaciers, lakes, and dense forest. Join us for tonight’s welcome reception and dinner at your scenic lakeside resort in the heart of the national park.  Lodging: Jackson Lake Lodge.  Meals D

    Grand Tetons lake
    Grand Tetons

    Day 2.Snake River rafting and more in Grand Teton National Park.  Today, view some of North America’s most spectacular mountain scenery – and keep an eye peeled for wildlife ranging from moose and elk to beavers and bald eagles during a ten-mile rafting trip* along the Snake River. During a free afternoon and evening, explore Grand Teton National Park as you please, enjoy optional activities from horseback riding to fishing (available at additional cost) at your inside-the-park lodge, or visit the historic town of Jackson. Enjoy dinner à la carte at the lodge tonight. Lodging: Jackson Lake Lodge Meals B, D

    Day 3. Meet an artist in the Tetons and on to amazing Yellowstone.  This morning, meet an American Indian artist through Tauck’s exclusive Artist-in-Residence program at your lodge in Grand Teton National Park. Heading out of Grand Teton National Park, see the snowy Tetons reflected in Jenny Lake, which was formed by melting glaciers. Arrive midday at Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872 as the world’s first national park, known for its unique geothermal activity. Witness Old Faithful Geyser, shooting up to 184 feet in the air approximately every 90 minutes – the number-one attraction for all Yellowstone tours. Learn more about this phenomenon and check out the Upper Geyser Basin on this afternoon’s guided excursion in the park; enjoy an à la carte dinner at your leisure at your classic inside-the-park hotel close to Old Faithful itself.  Lodging: Old Faithful Inn.  Meals B, L, D

    Mount-Rushmore
    Mount Rushmore National Memorial
    Yellowstone colourful pool
    Yellowstone National Park

    Day 4. Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon and more.  America’s first national park is yours to explore today on this ultimate of Yellowstone tours; witness some of the parks abundant geysers, as well as hundreds of brilliantly colored hot springs, bubbling mud pots, steaming fumaroles, and other geothermal wonders that early 19th-century skeptics found too astounding to be believed. You’ll follow the Firehole River to Fountain Paint Pot – a collection of colorful, bubbling mud pots – then view the dramatic Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Make your way through Hayden Valley before arriving for an overnight in a historic 19th-century hotel on the shores of Yellowstone Lake. Lodging: Lake Yellowstone Hotel. Meals B, D

    Day 5. Rediscovering the Wild West in Buffalo Bill’s Cody. Leaving the mountains for the open grazing land of western Wyoming, arrive in the quintessential 1890s town of Cody, named for its famous founder, William “Buffalo Bill” Cody. For an authentic picture of the art and culture of the Wild West, visit the museums of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center – including the Whitney Gallery of Western Art, the Draper Museum of Natural History, the Plains Indian Museum and the Buffalo Bill Museum, which opened in 2012. Tonight, an evening of western fun beckons at either the Cody Wild West Rodeo (seasonal) or the Dan Miller Cowboy Music Revue, depending on the time of year.  Lodging: Holiday Inn® Cody at Buffalo Bill Village. Meals B, D

    Day 6. The Bighorn Mountains and a big helping of ranch life.  Upon departing Cody this morning, traverse the Bighorn Mountains with their breathtaking vistas of rugged canyons, sparkling waterfalls, miles of grassland, and colorful vegetation en route to a double dose of authentic Wyoming ranch life.  First, feel the spirit of the West during an authentic ranch experience – including a cookhouse lunch, a horseback ride*, a horse whisperer and a roping demonstration – at the TA Guest Ranch in Buffalo, Wyoming. A real working cattle ranch in the heart of “cowboy country,” the TA Ranch was the site of a famous siege and shootout during the infamous “Johnson County War” in 1892; you can still see the old gunshot holes in the ranch’s original horse barn! Later, continue on to an overnight and dinner at your leisure at at yet another real Wyoming ranch – the Ranch at Ucross.  Lodging:  The Ranch at Ucross. Meals B, L, D

    Crazy Horse memorial 2
    Crazy Horse Memorial

    Day 7. Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse in the Black Hills.  Travel into the Black Hills of South Dakota today, where you’ll have lunch and visit the in-progress Crazy Horse Memorial. Work on the colossal rock sculpture has been ongoing for more than 50 years; it will be the largest stone carving in the world when completed. Continue on to one of America’s best-known icons – Mount Rushmore National Memorial, where the faces of former presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln are carved into granite bluffs; learn about the monument’s creation. Later, arrive in Rapid City, where you’ll share favorite highlights of this most unforgettable of Yellowstone tours at tonight’s farewell reception and dinner. Lodging: Adoba Eco Hotel Rapid City. Meals B, L, D

    Day 8. Journey home. This most memorable of Grand Teton and Yellowstone tours ends in Rapid City, South Dakota. Fly home anytime; a transfer from Adoba Eco Hotel / Rapid City to Rapid City Regional Airport is included. Flight departure times vary; allow a minimum of two hours for flight check-in.  Meals B

    *For activities marked with an asterisk (*) in day-by-day descriptions, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.

    Just America will be pleased to assist with transatlantic flights, additional pre and post tour accommodation and onward travel to other destinations within North America. Call Just America for tour availability on 01489 892329 or email enquiries@justamerica.co.uk

  • 8-Day/7 night escorted tour
    2017
    Tour prices in £’s per person based
    on two adults sharing a double room
    Double
    £
    20, 22, 29 May: 26 Jun: 01, 08, 15, 22, 24 Jul 2159
    05, 12, 14, 19, 26, 28 Aug: 10, 16, 23 Sep 2159
    Prices include:
    7-nights hotel accommodation, 17 meals, escorted coach tour transportation, transfers, excursions as per the itinerary.

    PLEASE NOTE:

    Prices for single and triple room occupation available on request. Triples are accommodated at most hotels in either two beds or a king plus a rollaway: due to fire codes rooms are restricted to two beds.

    Special Solo Traveler Savings – save £130 on the single room price of select departure dates; specific dates apply – available on request.

    Note: Some accommodations within the national parks are operated by concessionaires for the National Park Service. Service staff in these facilities are often part-time and are relatively inexperienced; service may not compare to Tauck’s hotels in other locations.

     

    Just America will be pleased to assist with transatlantic flights, additional pre and post tour accommodation and onward travel to other destinations within North America. Call Just America for tour availability on 01489 892329 or email enquiries@justamerica.co.uk

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