America's National Parks

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Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Western USA

  • Active pace

  • Platinum escorted tours

Discover the Wild West and world-famous US National Parks along with some of the world's most epic scenery on this unforgettable tour that crosses Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming and ends in Utah.

At a glance


  • Mount Rushmore Discover the awe-inspiring monument to America's historic presidents and visit the Crazy Horse Memorial, built to honour the legendary Sioux Indian chief.
  • Little Bighorn Battlefield Tour the battlegrounds where General Custer was defeated by more than 7,000 Native American Indians, with free time for a museum visit.
  • Yellowstone National Park Spend a full day exploring the geysers, hot springs, mud pools and epic waterfalls of this incredible conservation area.
  • Jackson Head into Cache Creek Canyon for a chuckwagon cookout and Wild West show, before spending a full day in Jackson to explore the Mississippi capital. Have a drink in one of its swing-door salons or take an optional raft trip down Snake River. 
  • Salt Lake City Take a scenic drive along Wyoming's scenic mountain range and arrive in Salt Lake City. See the city's key sights on a sightseeing tour.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

Discover the Wild West and world-famous US National Parks along with some of the world's most epic scenery on this unforgettable tour that crosses Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming and ends in Utah.

Total meals included:

  • 10 breakfasts, 4 dinners

UK - UK - Denver

Day
1

Fly to Denver and transfer to your hotel for one night.

Your tour starts today.

Denver - Rapid City

Day
2

This morning, travel north to Rapid City. The rest of the day will be at leisure before meeting with your travelling companions and Tour Director for a welcome drink.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Rapid City - Mount Rushmore - Crazy Horse Memorial - Deadwood - Rapid City

Day
3

After an orientation tour of Rapid City, visit Crazy Horse Memorial, built in honour of the Sioux Indian chief whose fame is derived from the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Afterwards, explore Mount Rushmore National Memorial, where four U.S. Presidents; Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt faces are carved on the face of a mountain.There will be time to follow the Presidential Trail for more intimate views, or visit the Information Centre.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Rapid City - Deadwood - Sheridan

Day
4

This morning, enjoy a drive through Black Hills National Forest and experience the area’s colourful history on a guided tour of Deadwood, once a wild gold-mining town, and hear the stories of legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Afterward, visit Tatanka to learn “The Story of the Bison” and experience the richness of the Lakota people, a Plains Indian buffalo culture. Then, continue through the Black Hills to the cattle town of Sheridan at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Sheridan - Little Bighorn Battlefield - Cody

Day
5

Travel this morning into southern Montana to visit Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. The site commemorating one of America's most famous battles. Tour the battlegrounds where Custer was defeated by approximately 7,000 Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho warriors. There will be time to visit the museum. Afterwards, continue on a scenic drive through the Bighorn Mountains, arriving in Buffalo Bill's Cody, with time for an optional float trip on the Shoshone River.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Cody - Yellowstone National Park

Day
6

This morning, visit the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West, a museum of weapons and Western art. Then, continue through Shoshone National Forest to Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872 as the world's first national park, where wild animals roam freely in vast meadows and forest. Enjoy several photo stops along the way to the hotel, including world-famous Old Faithful Geyser.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Yellowstone National Park

Day
7

Spend the day exploring Yellowstone. Travel along Grand Loop Road to Fountain Paint Pots to see the bubbling mud. Continue on to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone for magnificent views of Yellowstone Canyon and the spectacular Lower Falls that are almost twice as high as Niagara Falls! Next, stop at Mammoth Hot Springs and take a short trail walk through steaming limestone terraces.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson

Day
8

Travel south this morning into breathtaking Grand Teton National Park. Enjoy a visit to beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake at the foot of the rugged spires for a delightful walk along the shore before arriving in the Western town of Jackson. This evening, travel by horse-drawn covered wagon into Cache Creek Canyon and experience dinner at the BAR T-5 Chuckwagon Cookout and Wild West show.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Jackson

Day
9

Full day at leisure to enjoy this spectacular playground. Perhaps choose an optional float trip along the Snake River or stroll along the downtown boardwalks and enjoy a drink at one of the swing-door saloons.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Jackson - Salt Lake City

Day
10

Today’s route continues alongside some of Wyoming’s most beautiful mountain ranges into Utah, home to five national parks. Arrive in Salt Lake City, founded by Brigham Young in 1847. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the capital city and its historic monuments. This evening, the Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at Temple Square.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Salt Lake City - UK

Day
11

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
12

Things to note

Yellowstone National Park: The routing and areas visited within Yellowstone are subject to favourable weather and/or road conditions. When conditions are unfavourable, routing may be adjusted accordingly.

Enjoy a 2-night stay inside Yellowstone National Park. Each lodge has its own unique setting and atmosphere. Lodges featured are the Old Faithful Inn, Lake Yellowstone Hotel, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Grant Village and the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. Specific lodges will be confirmed in your documents.

This holiday visits National Parks and other remote locations where facilities may not be up to the first-class standard expected from a Globus tour. Some lodges within the parks do not have air-conditioning, T.Vs and other amenities expected from most Globus hotels.

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Denver - Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown

These beautifully finished rooms look over the Rocky Mountains you can see this from your comfortable custom-made bed. This hotel provides free WIFI for their guests and the opportunity to use there premium cable channel.

  • Location

    1400 Welton St, Denver, CO 80202, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Free WiFi
    • Indoor Pool
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre

Rapid City - The Rushmore Hotel

Elegant rooms have natural carpets and paints making it more traditional, however they have given the hotel a modern touch as they offer free Wi-Fi and flat screen TV's. 

  • Location

    445 Mt Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Room Service
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Centre

Shenandoah National Park - Skyland Resort

Decorated in a rustic and traditional style, these rooms have dexluxe en suite bathrooms. this hotel also offers free wifi. This hotel offers air conditioned rooms to you as well to make sure you are relaxed on your holiday.

  • Location

    Skyland Upper Loop Mile 41, Luray, VA 22835, United States

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Free Wifi

Cody - Holiday Inn Buffalo Village Resort

This hotel comes with a high level of comfort as you get to choice your pillows from either a hard of soft pillow you can enjoy your pillow by either taking full advantage of the Flat screen TV with premium cable channels.

  • Location

    1701 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar

Jackson - Rustic Inn Creekside Resort & Spa

Traditioanl Cosy rooms and cabins also offer a more modern approach as they feature flat-screen TVs, DVD players, free Wi-Fi, coffeemakers and minifridges. you don't even have to leave your room because this hotel offer 24 hr room service. 

  • Location

    475 N Cache St, Jackson, WY 83001, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Free Wifi
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Room Service
    • Spa

Salt Lake City - Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown

The colorful modern and elegent rooms gives a welcoming feeling . After a relaxing day you can use the free wifi or you can relax in front of the flat screen TV after your long day.

  • Location

    215 W S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Free Wifi
    • Indoor Swimming Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Spa

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