||6 Days Yellowstone National Park, Mt. Rushmore Air Tour
Tour code: LAS-SLC/YMF6-10/HD
Tour fare EXCLUDES round trip air fare to Salt Lake City
|2012 Departure Every Saturday
|Now - Oct 13/2012
Hometown - Salt Lake City
Arrive Salt Lake City airport (SLC), take the hotel complimentary shuttle bus transfer from airport to hotel. Today free time on your own.
Hotel:Comfort Inn Salt Lake City (complimentary 24-hour shuttle service from Salt Lake City International Airport)
Address: 171 West 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Salt Lake City – Casper
11:00am, departure from hotel, drive along the Emigration Canyon into Echo Canyon, visit the once traveled Oregon Trail. The trail represents the only corridor to the West. 1843 was known as "The great migration" and over the next 25 years more than a half million people went west on the Trail. The highlights of the trail also includes: the historical landmarks of Independence Rock, Devil\'s Gate. Overnight stay in Casper.
Hotel:La Quinta Inn Casper
Casper – Mount Rushmore - Gillette
Mount Rushmore National Memorial, in South Dakota, is a monumental granite sculpture by Gutzon Borglum, located within the United States Presidential Memorial that represents the first 150 years of the history of the United States of America with 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of former United States presidents : George Washington , Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. Continue to Devil’s Tower National Monument. ‘Bear Lodge’ was the Native American name for the Tower. This 865 foot column- a remnant of a volcanic eruption was renamed in 1875 by a scientific team escorted by Col. Richard I. Dodge. Overnight stay in Gillette.
Hotel:Clarion Inn Gillette (Except 7/18/11 arrival; stay in Sheridan)
Gillette – Yellowstone National Park
Visit Yellowstone National Park, the first and oldest National Park in the United States. Highlights include: Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone Falls, Mud Volcano, Mammoth Hot Springs. There are also various wildlife that inhabits the Park from bison, elk, moose, and bear. Over night stay in West Yellowstone.
Hotel:Yellowstone Park Inn & Suites
Yellowstone National Park – Grand Teton National Park - Salt Lake City
Continue visit Yellowstone National Park: the Old Faithful Geyser, Rainbow Pool. Continue to Grand Teton National Park. The tallest peak rises to 13,770 feet. Twelve of the peaks in Teton reach above 12,000 feet and support a dozen mountain glaciers. In the afternoon visit the state of Wyoming and visit the western town of Jackson Hole. Arches made of elk antlers decorate the central plaza in this town with plenty of shops and restaurants around the area. Over night stay in Salt Lake City.
Hotel:Comfort Inn Downtown
Salt Lake City - Hometown
Visit Utah State Capitol Building and Temple Square.
Our tour ends in Salt Lake City, please take hotel’s complimentary shuttle to airport for your return flight.
** Please arrange your return flight from Salt Lake City (SLC) after 12PM.
Updated 2013/01/17 by DN
Popular Departure - due to itinerary and time of year, this departure historically sells out quickly.
Early booking is encouraged.