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Glacier, Yellowstone, & Grand Tetons

Departs: 8/9/2019 Returns: 8/18/2019

10 Days | All Airfare Included

The ultimate Northern Rockies touring experience with breathtaking natural wonders in three famous national parks.
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Daily Itinerary Items

Day 1 : Fly to Spokane
We fly to Spokane and check-in to our hotel for a one-night stay. The evening is at leisure to get acquainted with your fellow traveling companions.


Day 2 : Montana
We travel through Washington and Idaho into Montana’s Big Sky Country and view some of the most spectacular scenery our nation has to offer. We enjoy a Holiday Vacations Welcome Lunch in Missoula, MT before continuing our journey north. Along our route enjoy incredible views of Flathead Lake and the surrounding Flathead National Forrest. Accommodations are in Whitefish this evening. B,L


Day 3 : Going-To-The-Sun Road  
After an included breakfast, we board vintage red touring cars for a journey on one of the world’s most scenic routes, the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Glacier National Park features over 20 glaciers and 200 lakes as standing reminders of the last ice age. Wildlife in Glacier National Park includes bighorn sheep, mountain goats, elk and moose. Enjoy lunch today at St. Mary’s Lodge, then continue our journey with a scenic trek to Great Falls, where we enjoy our overnight accommodations. B,L


Day 4 : Lewis & Clark and C.M. Russell
We begin our day with a tour of the Lewis & Clark Historic Trail Interpretive Center and relive the explorers' brave journey. After an included lunch on site, we depart for the C.M. Russell Museum. The first museum of Western art in the U.S., the C.M. Russell Museum Complex now encompasses 65,000 square feet of exhibition galleries and the Russell’s original house and studio. Our next two nights are in Helena, Montana’s capital city. B,L


Day 5 : Gates of The Mountains
After a relaxing morning, we depart for a tour of Helena. Highlights of the tour include a stop at the Montana state Capitol Building and the Cathedral of St. Helena. During our visits we learn all about the storied history of Montana’s capital city and marvel at the Gothic-style cathedral, which rivals those in Europe with its stunning towers and stained glass windows. Majestic scenery envelopes us this afternoon during a boat tour through the Gates of the Mountains. These spectacular limestone cliffs and sheer rock walls were described by Lewis as “a most sublime and extraordinary spectacle.” B,D


Day 6 : Yellowstone
This afternoon we arrive in Gardner, Montana, the original gateway to America’s first national park. We have lunch on our own and free time in the Mammoth Hot Springs area before departing through the northern loop of Yellowstone. Yellowstone was established in 1872 to protect a large variety of wildlife and preserve the world’s most extraordinary collection of geysers and hot springs. We stay inside the park this evening. B


Day 7 : Old Faithful
A park guide joins us today to explore Yellowstone National Park. We stop at Old Faithful, the most famous geyser in the world, before viewing the paintpots, bubbling hot springs mixed with clay. Have your camera ready to capture stunning views of the Upper and Lower Yellowstone Falls and the multicolored Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. Our scenic drive takes us through Hayden Valley, a region of lush forest meadows. Watch for bison and other wildlife! We depart Yellowstone this afternoon and settle in for a comfortable two-night stay in Jackson, Wyoming.


Day 8 : The Grand Tetons
This morning we visit Grand Teton National Park. At the Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center, there is time to view a video and explore the fantastic exhibit on the history of Grand Teton National Park. We make several photo stops and visit the Chapel of the Transfiguration, a rustic log church with glorious views of the majestic Tetons. Our included dinner tonight features a covered wagon ride in Cache Creek Canyon. Enjoy a tasty barbecue cookout along with the music and songs of the old West! B,D


Day 9 : Salt Lake City
Another scenic drive takes us from Jackson into Utah and Salt Lake City. Tonight we celebrate with our new friends at a special Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner at the Roof Restaurant. Our accommodations this evening are in downtown Salt Lake City. B,D


Day 10 : Fly Home
We return home from Salt Lake City with photos and memories of scenic western America. 


B - Breakfast; CB - Continental Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner T - Tea

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes
All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
• Holiday Tour Director & local guides
• Motorcoach & professional driver
• Baggage handling at hotels
$100 travel voucher for a future tour


13 Excellent Meals Featuring
• Holiday Vacations Welcome Lunch at Rumour Restaurant in Missoula, MT
• Cache Creek Canyon cookout
• Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner at the Roof Restaurant*


All Accommodations Featuring
1 night in Yellowstone National Park
2 nights at the Springhill Suites in Jackson
1 night in Salt Lake City


Attractions & Highlights
• Glacier National Park
• Going-to-the-Sun Road
• Helena city tour
• Lewis & Clark Historic Trail Interpretive Center
• C.M. Russell Museum
• Montana Capitol Building tour
• Gates of the Mountains boat tour
• Yellowstone National Park
• Hayden Valley
• Old Faithful
• Grand Teton National Park
• Craig Thomas Visitor Center
• Chapel of the Transfiguration
• Covered Wagon Ride
• Salt Lake City


Highest Elevation: 8,000 ft. in Yellowstone National Park.

Tour Pricing

Category - Occupancy Price (Per Person)
Airports - Double $4399
Airports - Triple $4249
Airports - Quad $4099
Airports - Single $5499

Final Payment Date: 5/26/2019

Itinerary ID:32578565 | Tour Code: WEGZ0809191
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