PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
9 Day Itinerary
Day 1 - Fly to Denver
Upon arrival at Denver you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 - Denver - Rocky Mountains - Cheyenne
This morning, enjoy a short city tour of the “Mile High City", including the gold-domed State Capitol. Its 13th step on the west side of the building is exactly 5,280 feet above sea level – one mile high!
A short distance from Denver, we will enter Rocky Mountain National Park where you will feel like you are on top of the world. Here, 415 square miles encompass and protect spectacular mountain environments.
And, if you thought the journey to the park was beautiful, just wait until you experience Trail Ridge Road. Known appropriately as the “Highway to the Sky”, and offering incomparable views in every direction, Trail Ridge Road winds past countless peaks, through tundra high above the treeline, and crosses the Continental Divide at 12,183 feet.
We continue to Cheyenne, Wyoming’s capital city, which embodies the spirit of the Old West. Considered the nation’s railroad capital, Cheyenne is home to a collection of steam engines, including Old Number 4004, the world’s largest steam locomotive and one of the eight remaining Big Boys on display throughout the country!
Day 3 - Cheyenne - Mount Rushmore - Rapid City
Our journey begins this morning with a visit to Fort Laramie National Historic Site. Originally established as a private fur trading fort, this “grand old post” evolved into the largest and best known military post on the Northern Plains, and witnessed the entire sweeping saga of America’s western expansion.
We continue through the majestic beauty of South Dakota’s Black Hills to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, where you’ll come face-to-face with George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln. A true serving of America’s rich heritage, it is sure to be a memorable experience!
Day 4 - Rapid City - Bighorn Mountains - Cody
Today, crossing back into Wyoming en-route to Cody, we will travel through Bighorn National Forest, where undisturbed rolling hills, alpine lakes, craggy cliffs, thick pine forests and the Bighorn Mountains dominate the landscape.
Upon arrival in Cody, we will visit the Buffalo Bill Museum. Celebrating the spirit of the American West, including the culture and art that bring the heritage of Wyoming alive. The Buffalo Bill Museum focuses on the life and times of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, the town founder and a living legend.
In the evening, enjoy attractions such as rodeos, gun fight re-enactments and iconic cowboy music (Seasonal).
Day 5 - Cody - Yellowstone
Today we take an unforgettable journey into America’s first national park and nature’s wonderland, Yellowstone.
Here, the earth is in action with geysers, majestic mountain ranges, flowing rivers, waterfalls and ancient volcanoes. The iconic spots – Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs and Yellowstone Canyon – will be familiar from photographs, but seeing them in person is an incredible experience. They’re not just as good as you’ve heard – they’re better!
This mountain wild-land is also home to eagles, grizzly and black bears, buffalo, elk and much more, so you are bound to see wildlife wherever you go!
Day 6 - Yellowstone - Grand Teton - Jackson Hole
An exquisite mountain landscape where jagged peaks tower more than a mile above the Jackson Hole valley, Grand Teton National Park is located just south of Yellowstone. Rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes and alpine terrain, the Teton Range dominates the park’s skyline and stands as a monument to the people who fought to protect it.
A stop will be made at the Snake River Overlook, a location made famous by Ansel Adams, where views of the Snake River flowing alongside the mountains really puts the size of the Tetons into perspective!
We then continue to Jackson Hole, an area encompassed on all sides by mountain barriers.
Day 7 - Jackson Hole - Salt Lake City
Today’s journey takes us through scenic southern Idaho to Salt Lake City, the Mormon state of Utah’s capital and most populous city. Upon arrival, enjoy views of the State Capitol Building and downtown’s historic Temple Square - home to the 6-spired Salt Lake Temple and domed Tabernacle of the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
This evening, we recommend dining at The Roof Restaurant (optional and at an additional cost). The Roof offers an extravagant buffet and inspiring views of the Salt Lake Valley and Temple Square - a real treat!
Day 8 - Fly to the UK
Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK.
Arrival in the UK.