America's Greatest Treasure with Denver Start - 2022

Start: Denver, CO, USA Finish: Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Visiting: Denver, Cheyenne, Black Hills, Rapid City, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Deadwood, Cody, Yellowstone National Park, West Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, Salt Lake City, Wyoming, Colorado


Duration: 9 Nights

Physical rating: Steady pace

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.

Tour code: 506867

Tour operator: Cosmos

Age range: 5-99

Tour operated in: English


Prices From: $2043

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Tour Overview

Go west for adventure and treasure on this affordable American holiday through Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Utah. From the “Mile High City” of Denver to the lofty peaks of the Grand Tetons, you’ll experience the Wild West with its stunning vistas and historic lore. Pass through the black hills of South Dakota where the legends of the frontier made their mark, and stand at the national monuments to presidents at Mount Rushmore, and to Native American legend, Chief Crazy Horse. Follow the trail of pioneers and history-makers to Wyoming—home of Buffalo Bill and the spectacular natural splendor of Yellowstone National Park. From Old Faithful and thundering waterfalls to the desert of the Great Salt Lake, your journey through the American West is a tale to be told for years to come.

Highlights

  • iconSALT LAKE CITY Sightseeing
  • iconYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Sightseeing
  • iconBLACK HILLS Scenic drive; visit Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore National Memorial
  • iconJACKSON Grand Teton National Park sightseeing; glacier-fed Jenny Lake

Places You'll See

Countries:
USA
Salt Lake City
Wild West Town
Yellowstone National Park
Mile Hight City
Cheyenne
Cody
Deadwood
Rapid City
Grand Teton National Park

Itinerary

icon Day 1 : Denver Area

Location: Denver

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Double Tree by Hilton Denver Cherry Creek (or similar)

Meals: No Meals

Welcome to Denver, the “Mile High City,” capital of Colorado and gateway to the Rocky Mountains. This evening is free to explore on your own.

icon Day 2 : Denver Area–Cheyenne–Black Hills–Rapid City

Location: Cheyenne, Black Hills, Rapid City

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Howard Johnson Rapid City (or similar)

Meals: No Meals

Depart Denver and travel north to Cheyenne, capital of Wyoming. Then, on through the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, immortalized in a famous song from the musical Calamity Jane, to the historic frontier town of Custer. Overnight in Rapid City.

icon Day 3 : Rapid City–Crazy Horse–Mount Rushmore–Deadwood

Location: Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Deadwood

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Visit Crazy Horse Memorial, a monument carved out of a mountain that pays respect to the great Native American hero, Chief Crazy Horse. Drive deep into the Black Hills, through what was Sioux Indian territory, to see the stunning granite faces of Mount Rushmore, a giant monument to four great American presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. On to Deadwood, a lawless frontier town during the 1876 Gold Rush, where Jack McCall murdered Wild Bill Hickok during a poker game. Overnight here, and discover Deadwood’s Wild West ways as you walk in the footsteps of legends like Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock.

icon Day 4 : Deadwood–Cody

Location: Deadwood, Cody

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Buffalo Bill Village (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

This morning, head through high country, where open-range cattle kings made war on the homesteaders in the 1890s. Drive past Sheridan and then ascend into the alpine region of the Bighorn Mountains, and site of the Battle of Tongue River. Overnight in Buffalo Bill’s frontier town of Cody.

icon Day 5 : Cody–Yellowstone National Park–West Yellowstone

Location: Yellowstone National Park, West Yellowstone

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Brandin Iron Inn (or similar)

Meals: No Meals

Proceed through Shoshone National Forest to Yellowstone National Park. Travel along Grand Loop Road to Artist Point for views of the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Overnight in West Yellowstone. NOTES:Routing and areas visited in Yellowstone National Park are always subject to favorable weather, gate access, and road conditions; therefore, routings may be adjusted.

icon Day 6 : West Yellowstone. Day Excursion To Yellowstone National Park

Location: West Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Brandin Iron Inn (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Today, explore more of America’s first national park by returning to visit the geyser basins with bubbling mud paint pots and the reliable “blow” of Old Faithful. In addition to superb mountain scenery, the park is one of the world’s principal wildlife preserves and a photographer’s paradise.

icon Day 7 : West Yellowstone–Grand Teton National Park–Jackson

Location: Grand Teton National Park, Jackson

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Mountain Modern Motel (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Head south into magnificent Grand Teton National Park, one of America’s last preserves of wild solitude. Its 13,770-foot-high ridges are crested with snow most of the year. Stroll along the shores of beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake before ending the day in the Wild West town of Jackson. This evening, join an optional barbecue cookout and Wild West show. Travel by horse-drawn covered wagon into Cache Creek Canyon and experience dinner and entertainment before returning to Jackson.

icon Day 8 : Jackson

Location: Jackson

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Mountain Modern Motel (or similar)

Meals: No Meals

Time to relax in Jackson or maybe join a scenic trip down the Snake River. Enjoy an 8-mile float trip that passes nesting areas of bald eagles, ospreys and a plethora of other bird species and wildlife. The afternoon is free to explore the historic downtown area of Jackson.

icon Day 9 : Jackson–Salt Lake City

Location: Salt Lake City

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Crystal Inn & Suites (or similar)

Meals: No Meals

Today, travel to Salt Lake City, Utah’s vibrant capital. Set on the edge of Great Salt Lake Desert, this center of the Mormon religion is where Brigham Young declared to his followers, “This is the place.” An included sightseeing tour offers a glimpse of Temple Square, the Capitol Building, and the beautiful downtown area.

icon Day 10 : Salt Lake City

Location: Salt Lake City

Meals: Breakfast

Your vacation ends this morning.

What's Included

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    Fully Guided

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    Accommodation

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

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    Meals – Breakfast Only

    5 breakfasts

What's Not Included

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    Tipping and Gratuities

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    International Travel

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    Low Deposit

    Cosmos requires a deposit of 200 GBP to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 60 days before departure..

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