Explore the Great American West on this scenic drive experience. Explore the iconic National Parks, experience an authentic ranch stay, and visit picturesque historic western towns. There is also an abundance of history to learn here, from the discovery of gold and the famous expeditions of Lewis & Clark, to the site of the Little Bighorn battlefield.

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The Great American West

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Day 1

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is bordered by the buoyant waters of the Great Salt Lake and the snow-capped peaks of the Wasatch Range.

Day 2

Bear Lake

Take scenic drive north to Bear Lake, often called the “Caribbean of the Rockies” for its intense turquoise blue water. The night will find you glamping at the Conestoga Ranch. (D)
 

Day 3

Idaho Falls

Travelling north, stop in Lava Hot Springs, noted for its hot springs and a turbulent inner tube run through part of the town. Idaho Falls features an extensive river walk along several miles of the Snake River. (B)

Day 4

Grand Teton & Yellowstone

Travel through the quaint western town of Jackson and onto Grand Teton National Park, one of the ten most visited national parks in the U.S., before continuing into Yellowstone. America’s first national park is home to more than 10,000 geothermal features including geysers, hot springs, mudpots and fumaroles. (B)
 

Day 5

Yellowstone National Park

See Day 4.

Day 6

Cody

Travel via the Beartooth Highway, one of North America's most spectacular alpine highway to Cody, a picturesque little western town with a nightly rodeo during summer months.
 

Day 7

Ranch at Ucross

Spend the night as a real Wyoming cowboy at the Ranch at Ucross with an included horse ride. (D)
 

Day 8

Rapid City

Visit Devil's Tower, a volcanic neck over 260 metres high as you head to the Black Hills of South Dakota. Badlands National Park, Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial and Custer State Park are highlights of this region. (B)

Day 9

Rapid City

See Day 8.

Day 10

Deadwood

Deadwood is a historic gambling town that came to life during the gold discovery of 1874. Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane lived here. Visit famous Saloon#10, the only museum in the world with a bar.
 

Day 11

Bismarck

Head over to the Missouri River to Bismarck, the state capital of North Dakota.
 

Day 12

Medora

Explore Theodore Roosevelt National Park, which protects a unique landscape but also commemorates a remarkable and unique character. The Scenic Loop Drive is an excellent way to explore the park in a day.
 

Day 13

Medora

See Day 12.

Day 14

Billings

Montana’s largest town is a good base for visits to the Little Bighorn battlefield and the Crow Indian Reservation.
 

Day 15

Helena

Helena, Montana’s capital was founded with the discovery of gold in 1864.

Day 16

Glacier National Park

Discover Glacier National Park, home to two mountain ranges, over 130 named lakes, more than 1000 plant species and hundreds of animal species. The "Going-to-the-Sun" Road crosses the park, going over the Continental Divide at Logan Pass.

Day 17

Glacier National Park

See Day 16.

Day 18

Coeur d'Alene

The afternoon finds you in Coeur d'Alene, known locally as ‘Lake City’.
 

Day 19

Lewiston

Visit the Lewis and Clark Discovery Center to learn about their famous expedition.
 

Day 20

Boise

Detour to Heaven’s Gate Lookout for breathtaking views of the Seven Devils Mountains, Hells Canyon, and four states—Oregon, Idaho, Washington, and Montana. Stop in McCall, a lively mountain town on the southern shore of Payette Lake. (B)

Day 21

Sun Valley

Today’s scenic drive heads through the Sawtooth Range. Your day ends in Sun Valley, America’s first ski resort.
 

Day 22

Salt Lake City

Visit the Shoshone Ice Cave and the spectacular 65 metre plunge of the Shoshone Falls. One final night in Salt Lake City completes your journey.
 

Day 23

Salt Lake City

Finish your trip today in Salt Lake City.

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