4 Days/3 Nights- Yellowstone & Cody: Greater Yellowstone Adventure
Day 1: Jackson, WY to Yellowstone- Wildlife and Waterfalls! to Cody, WY
We pick you up from your Jackson or Teton Village lodging and begin our adventure traveling through Grand Teton National Park– stopping for wildlife encounters, enjoying spectacular Teton mountains, glaciers, rivers and wild tales of fur trappers, mountain men and exploring historical sites. We only have time for a taste of the Tetons; many guests add an extra tour day to explore just Grand Teton National Park. We’re on to Yellowstone! The world’s first national park founded in 1872. We’ll explore the amazing geo-thermals, the spectacular Grand Canyon of Yellowstone with Upper (97 ft) and Lower (308 ft) waterfalls. Tasty lunch and healthy snacks throughout the day. Afternoon, we make our way along the shores of Yellowstone Lake over Sylvan Pass down to Cody Wyoming, founded by Frontier Scout and Showman Buffalo Bill Cody. Evening possible Rodeo.
Day 1 Lodging: Cody, WY gateway town: rustic lodges and hotel options.
Day 2: Cowboys, Indians & The Rooftop of the World
We spend the morning at the world-famous Buffalo Bill Cody Center of the West, seeing some of the best Yellowstone-inspired artwork, cowboy life and Native American culture. Tasty lunch and healthy snacks throughout the day. After lunch we’re off to the towering Absaroka and Beartooth Mountains in NE Yellowstone country, incredible glacier-carved peaks, covered in wildflowers and wild animals. We will cross the Chief Joseph Divide, stopping to learn of the great skills the Native American Indians, prospect mining and mountain men trappers. By evening, we’ll be settling into a quiet mountain mining town next to the famous Lamar River Valley. This is where wolves were reintroduced in 1995, and home to abundant antelope, bear, elk and where the Buffalo DO roam.
Day 2 Lodging: Cooke City or Silvergate, MT gateway town: rustic lodges and hotel options.