America's Cowboy Country

Jackson Hole, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Cody, Sheridan, Deadwood, Rapid City, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore, Badlands, Wall

Visit Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, Mt. Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial on this great American adventure. Spend two nights in the cowboy town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the crown jewel of the Northern Rockies. Experience the Wild West as it once was at Yellowstone National Park, home to an incredible array of wildlife and Old Faithful. Search for free-ranging herds of buffalo in Custer State Park. Check off one of life's must-dos with the thrill of seeing Old Faithful erupt. Marvel at Grand Teton National Park's towering peaks, marked with mountain glaciers. Soak in stunning views of the Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorials.

Our prices start from

$ 2,499 LAND ONLY

8 Days • GUIDED • 10 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • On some dates additional accommodations may be used
  • Services of a tour manager
  • All on-tour transportation and related fees
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Round trip home to airport sedan service provided when you purchase airfare through Member Choice Vacations. One transfer per person, per reservation. (Restrictions apply)
  • 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners

Itinerary

Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Jackson Hole, Wyoming - Tour Begins

SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Jackson, WY

Welcome to Jackson Hole, America's most famous cowboy town. Find yourself amid its rare blend of elegance and western charm.

Day 2 - Jackson Hole

The Wild West comes to life during a traditional chuck wagon dinner.*

SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Jackson, WY

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Wind through Grand Teton National Park, home to the youngest peaks in the Rockies. Keep your camera handy - there are plenty of opportunities to take photos. Afterwards, enjoy free time to explore trendy downtown Jackson. Look for the Antler Arch at the entrance to the historic town square. Get your first taste of the Old West at your welcome dinner where your ride in a covered wagon takes you past the Cache Creek Canyon for a night of Western hospitality at a chuck wagon dinner* with entertainment.

*The chuck wagon experience is only available from late May through the last Saturday in September and closed on Sundays. For the days that the chuck wagon experience is unavailable, dinner will be substituted at a local restaurant.

Day 3 - Jackson Hole - Yellowstone National Park - Cody, Wyoming

Watch Old Faithful geyser erupt, sending steam high in the air.

Buffalo Bill Village Holiday Inn and Cabins, Cody, WY

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Visit Yellowstone National Park, the world's first national park. Famous for its geysers, hot springs and incredible wildlife - including free-ranging herds of buffalo - Yellowstone lives up to its reputation. No visit to the park would be complete without seeing its most renowned attraction: Old Faithful. Watch in awe as the geyser sends a fountain of steam more than 130 feet in the air. Travel over the Sylvan Pass and see Yellowstone Lake on the way to Cody, your home for the evening.

Day 4 - Cody - Sheridan

Holiday Inn, Sheridan, WY

Breakfast Included

This morning, it's your choice! Visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, a tribute to one of the most well-known figures of the Old West -OR- spend time at the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, a museum dedicated to preserving the stories of the WWII Japanese Americans who were unjustly incarcerated. This afternoon, make your way through the Bighorn Mountains and cross through the territory of the Great Sioux Nation before turning in for the night in Sheridan.

Day 5 - Sheridan - Deadwood - Rapid City, South Dakota

Visit rambling Deadwood, a National Historic Landmark.

Alex Johnson Hotel, Rapid City, SD

Breakfast Included

Stop in Deadwood, a rambling Western town and a National Historic Landmark. Recreations of turn-of-the-century street lamps light the way through the restored architecture. A local guide introduces you to the history of the city, where gold, gambling and gunpowder were once the order of the day. Visit Mount Moriah Cemetery, final resting place of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, and other figures from the Wild West. Continue on to Kevin Costner's Tatanka: "Story of the Bison." This interpretive center features large, awe-inspiring sculptures depicting the relationship of bison and the Lakota Native Americans. Your day ends in Rapid City.

Day 6 - Rapid City - Custer State Park - Crazy Horse - Mt. Rushmore

Alex Johnson Hotel, Rapid City, SD

Breakfast Included

Travel to Custer State Park and search for a herd of over 1,000 roaming bison. Your guide will fill you in on the park's wildlife history and facts. Next, prepare to be amazed by the Crazy Horse Memorial, the world's largest mountain sculpture still in progress. The memorial includes the Indian Museum of North America, Native American Cultural Center, the sculptor's studio, an orientation center and theaters. Many Native American artists and craftspeople practice their art at the memorial and are on hand to discuss the influence their culture has on their work. Later, see Mount Rushmore, one of the country's most famous landmarks.

Day 7 - Rapid City - Badlands - Wall - Rapid City

Experience rugged Badlands National Park along the famed Loop Road.

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Visit rugged Badlands National Park. Upon arrival at the visitor center, view its informative exhibits and displays and watch a film that introduces you to the area. Follow the Badlands Loop Road, a wonder of rock formations and vibrant colors caused by mineral deposits. Stop at Wall Drug, a classic store from 1936, where there is time for lunch and browsing. This evening, a Lakota Native American will join you before your farewell dinner to discuss his dedication to his community and the Native American way of life, past and present.

Day 8 - Rapid City - Tour Ends

Breakfast Included

Your tour comes to a close today, leaving you with many pleasant memories.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on May 16, 2021 travel date. Single supplement from $800. Call AAA for current airfare rates and availability. Itinerary featured is for May 2021 – April 2022 tour departures. Departures prior will vary. On some dates alternate hotels may be used..

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