TRIPLE PARK TOUR #1:
Yellowstone, Grand Teton & Mt. Rushmore
Priced for 2 Adults & 2 Children
TOTAL PACKAGE PRICE – $4,345
Customized price may differ based on 2013 Rates
10 nights accommodations
One All-Inclusive Day at Authentic Wyoming Guest Ranch which includes a 4-hour Horse Ride, Chuck wagon Cookout & Western Show, Tickets on a Historic Train, Gold Panning Lesson & Tour, Tickets to a Professional Rodeo, Half Day White Water Rafting Trip & Grand Teton Scenic Breakfast Cruise
Badlands NP, Custer State Park, Needles Highway, Iron Mt. Road, Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Downtown Historic Hill City, Deadwood, & Cody, Spearfish Canyon, Devils Tower National Monument, Bighorn Mt. Scenic Byway, Yellowstone NP (including Canyon, Mammoth, Norris & Old Faithful), Grand Teton NP, Paradise Valley, MT & more!
WILD WEST VACATIONS & TRAVEL WILL ALSO SUPPLY YOU WITH:
CITY & STATE MAPS–MARKED WITH YOUR ROUTE
ACCOMMODATION & ACTIVITY VOUCHERS
INFORMATIONAL GUIDEBOOKS & PRINTOUTS
ITINERARY WITH DATES, TIMES, MILEAGE AND DIRECTIONS
YOUR CUSTOMIZABLE ITINERARY:
ONE NIGHT in the heart of Rapid City, which is conveniently located on the edge of the Black Hills with easy access to the airport or interstate. We will reserve a standard room with two queen sized beds, full bathroom, TV, micro/fridge, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, and radio. This award winning hotel features an indoor pool, 2 hot tubs, exercise room, guest laundry and deluxe continental breakfast. Head downtown to experience world class museums, wildlife attractions, amusement parks, monuments, public parks and more!
BADLANDS NP we recommend and provide directions, detailed information and history for a hiking and driving adventure through Badlands National Park. Including stops at the Ben Reifel Visitors Center, Wall Drug, the Windows Overlook, the Fossil Exhibit Trail, Yellow Mounds, Pinnacles Overlook and more. $15 entrance fee not included in package price.
CHUCK WAGON COOKOUT Join South Dakota Wranglers for an evening of good food and great entertainment. Arrive early and browse the Dances With Wolves film set and the Fort Hays Workshops. Serving up BBQ Beef, Potatos, Beans, Biscuits, Applesauce and Cake on homemade tin plates with drinks poured into tin cups. After dinner, the Fort Hays Wranglers take the stage to entertain you with the Black Hills most popular western music variety show with over an hour of music and comedy.
TWO NIGHTS in the Hill City/Keystone area, just minutes away from Mt. Rushmore at a beautiful resort set amongst the ponderosa pines. Check-into a Standard Room in the lodge with two double beds, A/C, heat, private bathroom, telephone, WIFI, and cable TV. Your resort also has almost any activity you can imagine: a water park, playgrounds, fishing, pool, game room, mini golf, paddle boat rentals, horseback riding, hayrides, evening movies, variety shows and an evening shuttle to the night lighting ceremony at Mt. Rushmore & Crazy Horse! Your reservation includes the use of pools, Wi-Fi, waterslide, mini-golf, splash pad, jumping pillow, and nightly activities.
GOLD PANNING LESSON & MINE TOUR Your admission to the Gold Mill not only provides a historic tour of the mill, but also gold panning, just like the old prospectors did! Your guide will explain the science of gold panning and how to identify other rocks and minerals. This is a rare experience at a very old working gold site with an antique mining museum and modern placer mill. Your guided tour will take over an hour, then you will pan for gold for as long as you like. Guaranteed to bring home gold!
1880 TRAIN RIDE Your two hour trip from Hill City to Keystone offers a western experience like no other. Travel the original route of the CB&Q Railroad that served the mines and mills of Hill City and Keystone. Feel the power. Hear the bellow of the engine and the whine of the whistle as it winds it’s way through the scenic hills. Gliding aboard a vintage steam train, you’ll feel just like those that helped settle the Great American West!
DEVILS TOWER NATIONAL MONUMENT is a monolith or volcanic neck that rises a dramatic 1267 feet (386 m) above the surrounding terrain. The Tower is sacred to several Native American Plains tribes, including the Lakota, Sioux, Cheyenne and Kiowa. $10 Admission fee not included in package price.
TWO NIGHTS centralized between Yellowstone & Cody at an authentic Wyoming Guest Ranch. Stay in a rustic cowboy cabin, featuring western decor, two queen beds, a daybed, mini-fridge, coffee maker, and an outdoor porch for relaxing (no TV or telephone). The ranch also has fishing equipment, lounge, game room, fire pit and a gentle creek running through the property.
ONE ALL-INCLUSIVE DAY Your all-inclusive day at the ranch includes a hearty breakfast, 4-hour horse back ride with trail side lunch - cooked over an open fire, and a gourmet dinner in the dining room. Your horse back ride features beautiful Alpine meadows and dense forests, clear streams and high country vistas. Wildlife sightings range from chipmunks and squirrels to moose, elk, deer, bear or stray buffalo. The horses and cowboys are very familiar with the terrain and well trained and have taken thousands of rides over hundreds of miles. Rides are small and intimate, to provide each guest with memories that will last a lifetime.
PROFESSIONAL RODEO TICKETS Experience a truly Western event that has its roots in ranch contests and games as well as spectacle and drama borrowed from the world famous Buffalo Bill Wild West shows. Hold on and enjoy as the cowboys and cowgirls go from calf ropin’ to full on bull ridin’ and see why Cody is known as the Rodeo Capital of the World. Your tickets are general admission, so you have the opportunity to sit in the Buzzard Roost – right above the bucking chutes!
ONE NIGHT near the renowned Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and its Lower Falls in the most central of the park’s 9 locations. We will reserve a remodeled and spacious cabin featuring two queen sized beds, modern furnishings, and a private bathroom. This location is ideal for hiking and sight seeing, and also has a restaurant, grill, deli, gift store, general store and laundry facilities on sight. *Please note that all park accommodations are non-smoking and reflect the natural surroundings of Yellowstone; televisions, radios, air conditioning, and internet hook-ups are not available.*
YELLOWSTONE NP we recommend and provide directions, detailed information, hiking destinations and history for your entire time driving through Yellowstone National Park. Including stops at Mammoth Hot Springs, Lamar Valley, Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Norris Geyser Basin, Old Faithful and more. $25 Admission fee not included in package price.
TWO NIGHTS at a delightful family-owned hotel at the north entrance to Yellowstone, situated on the banks of the Yellowstone River with spectacular mountain and river views. This small, down-to-earth gateway city is less commercialized than others and is often referred to as the “Elk Capital of the World” with frequent in-town wildlife sightings. Stay in a beautiful, carefully remodeled room with two queen-size beds, private bathroom, flat screen TV, mini-fridge and AC. Second floor rooms available with great views of Yellowstone and Electric Peak! Resort amenities include high speed internet, basketball court, large picnic area, indoor pool and free continental breakfast.
GUIDED WHITE WATER RAFTING TRIP Located on the banks of the Yellowstone River near Gardiner, Montana, your 7 mile stretch travels through the scenic beauty and Class III rapids of Yankee Jim Canyon – the premier whitewater stretch of the Yellowstone River. First, enjoy a calm scenic stretch to get acquainted with the guide, boat and paddling. Next, paddle the best white water stretch through Yankee Jim Canyon and some milder rapids. Finish up with a hop in the river, rafting games, or just revel in the natural beauty surrounding you. Depending on river flows, this trip takes between two and three hours. Ages 6 and up.
TWO NIGHTS in the Grand Teton National Park surrounded by pine trees and the majestic beauty of the Grand Teton Mountain Range. Stay in an authentic Jackson Hole homestead cabin, refurbished to today’s standard with a full bath and two double beds and one twin bed. *Please note, rooms do not have televisions or radios.* Facilities here include plenty of outdoor recreation, with horseback riding, lake cruises, fishing, hiking, guided tours, Native American history museum and two restaurants.
SCENIC LAKE BREAKFAST CRUISE There is no better way to start your day, then on a private island in the shadow of the Grand Tetons, enjoying an all-you-can-eat freshly prepared breakfast, including smoked trout, hash browns, eggs, fresh fruit, coffee and more. Your educational cruise on the scenic waters of Jackson Lake is full of history, folk lore and early morning wildlife.
We guarantee this package will provide amazing scenery, educational and historic adventures, clean and comfortable accommodations, relaxing family fun and stress-free planning. Accommodations are subject to availability.
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