7 Days - Tour Dates: August 9 - 15, 2024
Day 1 - Friday, 8/9/2024 - Fly to Salt Lake City
Arrive in Salt Lake City, “The City of Saints” founded by Brigham Young in 1847, and meet your Tour Manager. This evening enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your travel companions. - Dinner
Day 2 - Saturday, 8/10/2024 - Salt Lake City / Yellowstone
Enjoy a panoramic Salt Lake City Tour featuring the unique downtown area, State Capitol, Temple Square, and the This is the Place Monument, where Brigham Young envisioned the building of the Mormon City. Later relax and enjoy the drive north into Idaho before arriving in the small town of West Yellowstone, Montana for a two-night stay (altitude 6663’). The gateway town sits at the popular west entrance of Yellowstone National Park, the world’s first national park established in 1872. Enjoy dinner this evening in West Yellowstone. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 3 - Sunday, 8/11/2024 - Wildlife Safari / Yellowstone
This morning embark on your Wildlife Safari & Yellowstone National Park Tour. A local guide joins you to give you a ‘safari experience’ for the best opportunity to view some of the park’s astounding wildlife such as elk, bear, wolves, moose, sheep, and bison along with many species of birds including bald eagles. The amazing park also features over 10,000 hot springs, thundering waterfalls, geysers, and endless forests. Make a stop to see Yellowstone Lake and visit the park’s most famous attraction, Old Faithful Geyser. It shoots a plume of steam skyward about every 90 minutes. Enjoy time to wander, shop, or have a bite to eat in this area around the historic Old Faithful Inn. Return to your hotel after your full day Yellowstone exploration. - Breakfast
Day 4 - Monday, 8/12/2024 - To Jackson, WY
Start with a visit to the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, and visit animals that are unable to survive in the wild and serve as ambassadors for their wild counterparts. Later travel south towards Jackson, WY. Enroute visit the National Museum of Wildlife Art overlooking the National Elk Refuge and featuring 14 galleries filled with paintings, sculptures and other artwork. The artists represented range from early American tribes to contemporary artists devoted to nature. Later arrive in the quiet cowboy and resort town of Jackson, WY for a two-night stay. Be sure to visit the colorful Million Dollar Cowboy Bar with its saddle-shaped barstools.
Day 5 - Tuesday, 8/13/2024 - Grand Teton / River Float
Visit spectacular Grand Teton National Park. Towering more than a mile above the valley floor, the Teton Mountain Range is one of the youngest ranges on the continent rising 14,000 feet and supporting a dozen mountain glaciers. Later outside of Jackson, take a scenic Snake River Float Trip with an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Learn about the history, geology and wildlife of the region. Maybe see beaver, cutthroat trout, cliff swallows, pelicans, osprey, and bald eagles on your journey. Return to Jackson for an evening at your own pace in this great western town.
Day 6 - Wednesday, 8/14/2024 - To Park City
Today travel to Park City, home to several events of the 2002 Winter Olympics and one of the most beautiful resort areas in North America. Visit the Utah Olympic Park and enjoy a movie that features the Game’s highlights. Next visit the museum filled with memorabilia from the Olympic Games. In the city center, enjoy a stroll down Main Street filled with over 64 historic buildings, charming shops, galleries, and boutiques. Tonight enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 7 - Thursday, 8/15/2024 - Fly Home
Transfer to the Salt Lake City airport for your flight home filled with wonderful memories.
Note: This tour involves high altitude.
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