North To Yellowstone

Schedule for North to Yellowstone Outdoor Adventure Tour – Days 1-7

With the outdoor adventure travel itinerary below, explore Yellowstone National Park and nearby areas, including Grand Teton National Park


The schedule below provides further description of our small group travel itinerary. Plunge into the mysterious, boiling and hissing world of Yellowstone National Park. Stand beside the rumbling power of a waterfall, hike along deep gorges on natural trails, snap photographs of wildlife from our comfortable, air-conditioned van, and stroll the streets of towns in the Wild West.

End a day of once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Yellowstone with a comfortable stay at a locally owned lodge with views of a wild river and an occasional deer or moose. Experience the outback of Utah and Wyoming. Enhance your understanding of the history and culture of the area in the company of our experienced guide and driver and on the ground during our frequent stops and walks. With our flexible, yet well-planned, outdoor adventure tours, we immerse you in the unique, natural beauty of these world famous landmarks.

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Yellowstone National Park


Daily Schedule of North to Yellowstone

Day 1: Salt Lake City – Temple Square – Utah Capitol – Antelope Island

Depending on your arrival time (airport transfer included) stroll around the impressive Mormon Temple Square, headquarters of the Mormon Church, then visit Utah’s capitol building – all in walking distance to our base hotel. We meet at 5:30PM at the hotel lobby. Your tour guide will inform about the tour and hand out a tour documentation. At a nearby restaurant the tour participants will get to know each other. You will be invited to an antipasti and drink.

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Utah State Capitol

Utah State Capitol

Day 2: Olympic Park – Fossil Butte National Monument – Alpine, Wyoming

Leaving Salt Lake City, we stop at the 2002 Winter Olympics Park, featuring the Alf Engen Ski Museum. Enjoy superb outlet mall shopping nearby, then proceed to Fossil Butte National Monument and explore the unique landscape and fossil displays. Noon brings a picnic with BBQ (weather permitting) and an hour’s hike through pronghorn antelope territory. Night in Alpine, Wyoming, close to the Snake River and the city of Jackson.

Olympic Park

Olympic Park

Fossil Butte

Fossil Butte

Day 3: Jackson – Grand Teton National Park – Yellowstone National Park

Explore at your own pace the wild west town of Jackson with its many galleries and cowboy stores. Optional activities include a scenic float trip lead by a naturalist on the beautiful Snake River. In the afternoon, we walk along Jackson Lake with views of the Grand Tetons. Drive to Yellowstone National Park. West Yellowstone, 2 nights.

Grand Teton NP

Grand Teton NP

Grizzly

Grizzly

Day 4: Yellowstone National Park

This day’s highlights include views of the park’s own chasm, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. Hike along the canyon rim with views of nearby Upper and Lower Falls and a backdrop of colorful, sulfur-stained cliffs. Drive through Hayden Valley, famous for its wildlife. Next, experience for yourself Old Faithful geyser and the historic Old Faithful Lodge. Walk along thermal pools, boiling streams, roaring gas vents, and brightly colored algal mats, then explore the west thumb of Yellowstone Lake, the caldera within a caldera.

Norris Geyser Basin

Norris Geyser Basin

Mammoth Hot Springs

Mammoth Hot Springs

Day 5: Norris Geyser Basin – Mammoth Hot Springs

Today we explore active geothermal mineral pools at Norris Geyser Basin. We stop to picnic at fascinating basalt cliffs , then move on to Mammoth Hot Springs — with their unique travertine terrace formations — and Fort Yellowstone. Expect to spot wild buffalo, elk, prairie dogs, and sometimes bears, moose, and porcupines. Night in Gardiner.

Yellowstone Canyon

Yellowstone Canyon

Old Faithful

Old Faithful

Day 6: Gardiner – Lamar Valley – Beartooth Highway — Waterfalls – Chief Joseph Scenic Highway to Cody (if open). Alternatively, along Yellowstone Lake to Cody

Drive through Yellowstone’s animal rich Lamar Valley over Beartooth Pass, an all American highway with beautiful scenic views and waterfalls. On to Cody, where we visit Buffalo Bill Historical Center, with a unique display of Native American artifacts and art of the Wild West. Revisit the settlement of western America, and the depiction of surrounding natural wonders. Good-bye dinner at a historic restaurant. Night in Cody.

Beartooth Highway

Beartooth Highway

Buffalo Bill Center

Buffalo Bill Center

Day 7: Cody

Continue travel on your own, or journey home. We will gladly assist you in booking further travel!

Goodbye and Happy Trails!

Goodbye and Happy Trails!

If you have any questions about our North to Yellowstone travel tour, please feel free to contact us at info@traveldreamwest.com. Our North to Yellowstone tours leave three times a year and can also be reserved for a group as a custom adventure travel tour.