7 Day 6 Night Itinerary

Alpine Wonders of Yellowstone and Grand Teton
Starts in Jackson Hole, WY and Ends in Bozeman, MT


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Discover the legendary wildlife and scenery of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton region. From the thriving wildlife of Lamar and Hayden Valley, to vibrant thermal features in the caldera of the Super Volcano, to breathtaking lakes and mountain ranges, the country’s prime national parks offer riveting opportunities and subjects for all travelers who come from near and far to experience the Alpine Wonders.

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Day 1: Arrival to Jackson Hole
Premium Lodging: Spring Creek Ranch: Jackson, WY

We will begin our tour with a full immersion into the Western heritage of Wyoming’s favorite resort town, Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Nestled between the Grand Teton and Gros Ventre mountain ranges, the valley of Jackson Hole is home to an authentic cowboy town that offers opportunities for all ages. The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar, known for its leather saddle barstools and the Silver Dollar Saloon, where we’ll be stopping for lunch, are both unique and historic spots to grab a beer or cocktail. Take the time to explore the art galleries and robust shopping district of Jackson Square before we check in at Spring Creek Ranch. You’ll have time to unwind in your mountain-view accommodations before we gather for a sunset dinner at The Granary – a restaurant offering upscale dining and gorgeous panoramic views of the Grand Teton mountain range.

Day 2: Jenny Lake, Signal Mountain, Mormon Row, Jackson Lake Lodge
Premium Lodging: Jackson Lake Lodge: Moran, WY

Our day begins with a trip to the shores of Jenny Lake, situated at the base of the Grand Teton mountain range. There are a variety of ways to enjoy the lake, including walking through the Visitor’s Center, hiking to Hidden Falls, joining the group on an excursion aboard a scenic boat tour, or simply relaxing with a cool refreshment in the crisp mountain air. A charming drive along the Grand Teton Loop will provide multiple photo opportunities for moose, elk, bears, pronghorn, bison, and, of course, the Grand Tetons. Venturing to Signal Mountain Lodge, we’ll stop for lunch along the banks of Jackson Lake before heading into the valley for photos of the historic settlements along Mormon Row. Our evening will conclude at the decorative Jackson Lake Lodge where you’ll find breathtaking panoramic views of the Alpine Mountain Range. The vast wetlands just outside of the lodge provide prime wildlife viewing opportunities and set the scene for a memorable sunset dining experience.

Day 3: Jackson Lake Lodge Leisure and Amenities
Premium Lodging: Jackson Lake Lodge: Moran, WY

Take the morning to enjoy a premium breakfast in the lodge’s dining room, offering sweeping views of the Grand Tetons. For those who want to get on the water, the lodge offers multiple scenic or whitewater rafting options on the Snake River’s Class II and Class III rapids. Other activities include a guided hike, horseback riding, or fly fishing. If you’re wishing to explore the mountain town nightlife, board the Limo Liner for a ride into Jackson Hole. The night is yours to enjoy at your Jackson Lake Lodge accommodations.

Day 4: Yellowstone Lower Grand Loop
Premium Lodging: 320 Guest Ranch: Gallatin Gateway, MT

We’ll begin our first day in Yellowstone National Park by exploring the geological wonders inside the caldera of the Super Volcano. Driving along Yellowstone Lake and the Fire Hole river, we’ll visit key areas such as West Thumb Geyser Basin, Biscuit Basin, and of course, Old Faithful Geyser. We’ll break for lunch at the historical Old Faithful Lodge before continuing through Fountain Flats and Midway and Lower Geyser Basins where you’ll find outstanding colors of steamy blue, bright green, and rusty orange amidst the marvelous hot springs and geysers. After a full day of exploring, we’ll drive north into west Yellowstone for a cowboy dinner at the 320 Guest Ranch in the Gallatin National Forest. .

Day 5: Yellowstone Upper Grand Loop & Lamar Valley
Premium Lodging: 320 Guest Ranch: Gallatin, MT

This morning, we’ll continue our exploration through park with a trip to Norris Geyser Basin. The guided boardwalk showcases Yellowstone’s most notable thermal features, including Steamboat geyser – the tallest active geyser in the world! Continuing north, we’ll visit the ever-changing travertine terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs. Home to the Historic Fort Yellowstone, this location boasts expansive views of the surrounding Lamar Valley, mountain ranges, and Swan Lake. Continuing east through Roosevelt Junction, the landscape uncovers the cascading waters of Tower Fall where guests may take the short hike to the bottom, or simply view it from the top. As the evening approaches, we’ll inspect the wonders of Lamar Valley behind the lens. Bison, Grizzly bears, wolves, pronghorn, Mountain goats, and Roosevelt elk highlight this trek through the heart of Yellowstone’s display of wildlife as our day in the park comes to a close.

Day 6: Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and Hayden Valley
Premium Lodging: 320 Guest Ranch: Gallatin Gateway, MT

Our morning adventure brings us to Artist’s Point where a perfectly timed rainbow appears across the majestic Upper Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. With multiple hiking opportunities, the canyon offers a variety of perspectives of the upper and lower falls in which you will have ample time to explore. For others, a trip to Canyon Village Visitor Education Center will educate the group on the volcanic history and geography of the park. After lunch, we’ll visit key areas such as Mud Volcano, Fishing Bridge, and Lake Yellowstone Lodge. Continuing back along the Yellowstone River, the early evening hours bring us to Hayden Valley, where herds of North American bison feed on the luscious green landscape. We’ll complete the day with an in-field sunset dinner and scenic drive back into the Gallatin National Forest.

Day 7: The Journey Home

After a morning spent at 320 Guest Ranch, we’ll depart for the Bozeman Airport. If you have the time to explore the city, Bozeman offers a variety of appetizing restaurants that we highly recommend trying out! The Limo Liner will escort you to your hotel if you have scheduled post-trip accommodations. We hope you enjoy your time traveling with us and thank you for choosing Experience Park Tours.

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