America’s Greatest Treasure with Rapid City August 19 - 27, 2022
August 19 RAPID CITY
Welcome to Rapid City. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
August 20 RAPID CITY–CRAZY HORSE–MOUNT RUSHMORE–DEADWOOD
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. Continental Breakfast
Aug 21 DEADWOOD–CODY
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 the site of the Battle of Tongue River. Overnight in Buffalo Bill’s frontier town of Cody.
Aug 22 CODY–YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK–WEST YELLOWSTONE
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.
Aug 23 WEST YELLOWSTONE. DAY EXCURSION TO YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
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. Continental Breakfast
Aug 24 WEST YELLOWSTONE–GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK–JACKSON
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. Continental Breakfast
Aug 25 JACKSON
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. Continental Breakfast
Aug 26 JACKSON–SALT LAKE CITY
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.
Aug 27 SALT LAKE CITY
Your vacation ends this morning.
Please call Holiday Travel to reserve your space. A $250.00 per person nonrefundable deposit is required. Air fare, Insurance and gratuities for the driver and tour conductor are additional. Insurance that must be paid at time of deposit of $249.00
Price per person double occupancy $1889.00 Airfare additional
Holiday Travel International
12239 US Rt. 30 North Huntingdon PA 15642
800-775-7111 or 724-863-7500