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Wild West Cowboys & Buffalos

9 day Escorted Tour - from £2182

Stetsons, saddles and spectacular Mount Rushmore – this Wild West family adventure takes in the frontier town of Jackson, the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Park.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • View Mount Rushmore
  • Visit Jackson
  • The Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier
  • Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park,
  • Bear Country USA
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in Salt Lake City

Saddle up for a Wild West family adventure starting with a relaxing afternoon together in small-town Salt Lake City before meeting your travel buckeroos for a rootin’ tootin’ evening Kick-off Party with your Travel Director.

Hotel: Little America
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Jackson

Put on your cowboy hats, pull up your boots and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime. Follow trails blazed by rugged mountain men centuries ago, stopping at the Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier to get a glimpse into the thrills and challenges of the Old Trail. Enjoy lunch in a covered wagon before travelling to the Old West town of Jackson. Walk through the town’s famous landmark arch of tangled elk antlers and step back in time as you explore the Town Square with its Western boardwalks, craft boutiques and ice cream shops-all surrounded by the majestic Rockies. This evening, take a wagon ride out to the river for a rib-stickin’ Chuckwagon Regional Dinner.

Hotel: Rustic Inn Creekside Resort and Spa
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3 - Grand Teton National Park & 320 Guest Ranch

Rise early if you’d like to rollick down the Snake River on a scenic optional wilderness float trip (seasonal). Later, discover dramatic Grand Teton National Park. Travel onward to Montana’s Big Sky Country and settle in for big fun at an 1898 homestead where you will enjoy a classic Western dinner.

Hotel: 320 Guest Ranch
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 4 - Yellowstone National Park

Giddy up cowboys and cowgirls. There are many fun choices on the ranch this morning. Join a whitewater rafting trip down the Gallatin River or saddle up and ride with a real-life horse wrangler in the Montana wilderness. After lunch at the ranch, visit The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Centre in West Yellowstone where you’ll ‘Make a Difference’ by contributing to its conservation programmes. Tonight, we stay inside the UNESCO-listed Yellowstone National Park, where each lodge has its own unique setting and atmosphere.

Hotel: National Park Lodges, Yellowstone National Park
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 5 - Yellowstone National Park

Discover Yellowstone’s astounding wonders-the thundering Yellowstone Falls, brilliantly coloured hot springs, bubbling mud pools and hissing steam vents. The highlight is a visit to Old Faithful, which has been spouting steam water regularly for thousands of years. Do you know how to locate a bear or tell what it’s been eating? Enjoy a stroll around the boardwalks of Yellowstone and learn the answer, plus even more cool facts about the park’s abundance of wildlife.

Hotel: National Park Lodges, Yellowstone National Park
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 6 - Sheridan

Tip your Stetson to ‘Buffalo Bill’ in his hometown of Cody and get a glimpse into the Spirit of the American West at the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West. Delve into culture of the cowboy, the role of the firearm in the early days and the culture and art of the Plains Indians.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Sheridan
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 - Rapid City

After a hearty breakfast, your journey continues on to South Dakota and the Crazy Horse Memorial. Gaze at the towering tribute to legendary Lakota leader Crazy Horse being carved into the mountain and learn how your visit ‘Makes a Difference’ by preserving the culture of his people. The evening is yours to explore in Rapid City. Or consider an optional trip to the Mount Rushmore Lighting Ceremony, a chance to see one of America’s most famous landmarks from a different perspective.

Hotel: Alex Johnson
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 - Black Hills

Today, head for the famous Black Hills of South Dakota to view the giant faces of former American presidents etched in the stone cliffs of Mount Rushmore. This evening, we ‘Dive into Culture’ joining your fellow adventurers at a Farewell Dinner featuring a local Native American dancer.

Hotel: Alex Johnson
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 9 - Depart Denver

Transfer to Denver where you can extend your stay or head straight for the International Airport for your flight home.

Meals: Breakfast

9 day Escorted Tour - from £2182

With flights from £2649

EARLY BIRD OFFER
Book by 28th February 2020 and SAVE 10%

OPTIONS

  • Add extra nights in Denver – from £105
  • Extend your stay in Salt Lake City – from £82
  • Choose to fly economy, premium, business or first class

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**Early Bird Offer – Book by 28th February 2020 and save 10%. Valid on new bookings only for select departure. subject to availability, seasonal variations apply**

All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin room, and include meals where shown. Call Freedom Destinations for departure dates and availability. Seasonal variations may apply – call 0333 234 0922 or enquire now for more details** Note: Itineraries may vary for tours departing from 1st April 2021 onwards.

YOUR TOURING EXPERIENCE

First class touring with the company of others. Our experienced guides will make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Your Escorted Tour includes:

  • Superb sightseeing, walks and activities
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach travel
  • 8 nights hotel accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Expert tour director
  • Airport transfers and extra night options

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Departure Dates

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2020-08-31

2020-09-07

2020-09-14

2020-09-21

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