Wild West Yellowstone

Schedule for Yellowstone Outdoor Adventure Travel Tour – Days 9 – 15

With the outdoor adventure travel itinerary below, explore Yellowstone National Park and amazing sights nearby, including Grand Teton National Park, and hidden treasures of the outback of Nevada


On our schedule below you will find further descriptions of our exciting small group travel itinerary. Plunge into the mysterious, boiling and hissing world of Yellowstone National Park. Stand beside the rumbling power of waterfalls, hike along deep gorges on wild nature trails, snap photographs of incredible wildlife from our comfortable, air-conditioned van, and stroll the streets of a Wild West town.

End a day of once-in-a-lifetime impressions during our adventure tours of Yellowstone with a relaxing dip into a heated pool and spa. Experience the outback of Nevada ghost towns and get the feel of gold rush days long past. When you see something of interest, ask our experienced guides for more information, or discover it for yourself on one of our frequent stops and walks.

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Grand Teton National Park with Snake River

Grand Teton National Park with Snake River


Daily Schedule of the Wild West Yellowstone, Days 9 - 15 - Click on images for information on each highlight

Day 9: Salt Lake City – Capital of Utah

Salt Lake City is a clean, pedestrian-friendly city with free public transportation. On foot we explore the state capitol and the Mormon Temple grounds. Next to our hotel is a stylish shopping mall with many stores and an inviting outside area. Search for your ancestors (before 1920) at the largest genealogical library in the world, the Family History Center. A lovely city park is another venue for quiet relaxation.

Utah State Capitol

Utah State Capitol

Salt Lake City Temple

Salt Lake City Temple

Day 10: 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. Superb outlet mall shopping is nearby. We then cross into Wyoming to explore the unique landscape and fossil displays of Fossil Butte National Monument. Midday, we enjoy a picnic with BBQ and a hike through pronghorn antelope territory. Night in Alpine, Wyoming, close to the winding Snake River and the city of Jackson.

2002 Winter Olympics

2002 Winter Olympics

Fossil Butte N.M.

Fossil Butte N.M.

Day 11: Jackson Hole – Grand Teton National Park – West Yellowstone, Montana

Explore at your own pace the wild west town of Jackson with its many galleries and cowboy stores. Optional activities include a scenic river float trip or white water rafting on the majestic Snake River. In the afternoon we hike in Grand Teton National Park, then continue to Yellowstone National Park. 2 nights in the rustic town of West Yellowstone, Montana.

Jackson, Wyoming

Jackson, Wyoming

Grand Teton N.P.

Grand Teton N.P.

Day 12: Yellowstone National Park – Yellowstone Canyon, Lower Falls – Old Faithful

This day’s highlights include Yellowstone’s own chasm, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, where we hike along the canyon rim, with impressive views of nearby Lower & Upper Falls. We picnic on the banks of Yellowstone River. Later we drive along beautiful Yellowstone Lake with a stop at the thermal area of West Thumb. Visit Old Faithful Lodge, view the famous geyser, and stroll along thermal pools, boiling streams, roaring gas vents, and vividly-colored algal mats.

Norris Geyser Basin

Norris Geyser Basin

Mammoth Hot Springs

Mammoth Hot Springs

Day 13: Yellowstone National Park – Norris Geyser Basin – Mammoth Hot Springs

Today we explore Yellowstone’s most active mineral hot pool areas at Norris Geyser Basin. Later we proceed to magnificent Mammoth Hot Springs, with its unique travertine terrace formations and the historic Fort Yellowstone. .

Yellowstone Lower Falls

Yellowstone Lower Falls

Old Faithful

Old Faithful

Day 14: Yellowstone National Park – Lamar Valley – Chief Joseph Highway – Cody

Drive through Yellowstone’s animal rich Lamar Valley. Discover wildlife including rare black and grizzly bears, elk, coyote, wolves, porcupines, marmots, and prairie dogs. Travel over Beartooth Pass, an all American highway connecting to Chief Joseph’s Highway. The road winds over a scenic pass towards Cody, where we reach Cody, Wyoming. We visit the Buffalo Bill Historical Center with its colossal displays of Native American artifacts and Wild West artwork. Good-bye dinner at an historic Cody restaurant. One night in Cody.

West Thumb

West Thumb

Buffalo Bill Museum

Buffalo Bill Museum

Day 15: Tour ends.

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

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Wild West Yellowstone Tour Vacation – Schedule: Days 1-8

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