Winter in Yellowstone
|Resort:||Winter in Yellowstone|
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Find yourself amid a rare blend of elegance and western charm that sparkles in the wintertime. Get up-close to wildlife on a delightful sleigh ride to the National Elk Refuge and view hundreds of elk in their natural habitat. In Yellowstone National Park, board a snowcoach and be transported over the snow covered landscape and pass some of the parks most stunning scenery. Take a brisk walking tour led by a local expert to learn the history of the famous Old Faithful geyser and view the amazing natural phenomenon in action. In Lamar Valley, be surrounded by complete tranquility in a favorite hangout for the parks wildlife. Travel through picturesque Caribou Targhee National Forest for stunning views of the Grand Tetons. The endless natural beauty of a winter in Yellowstone will astound you.
Day 1: Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Tour Begins
Your adventure begins in Jackson Hole, Americas most famous cowboy town. Find yourself amid its rare blend of elegance and western charm that sparkles in the winter.
Day 2: Jackson Hole – Grand Tetons – Yellowstone Snow Lodge
Take a drive through the majestic Grand Tetons to the entrance of Yellowstone National Park. Your Yellowstone winter adventure begins by boarding a snowcoach. This unique vehicle will transport you over the snow-covered landscape, past some of the parks most stunning scenery and on to Old Faithful.
Day 3: Yellowstone Snow Lodge
Wake up just minutes away from Old Faithful and enjoy a brisk walking tour led by a local expert. Youll learn the history of this colossal geyser and view the amazing natural phenomenon in action. Later, spend free time exploring on your own. Perhaps you will choose to venture out on the trails with snowshoes or partake in some cross-country skiing.
Day 4: Yellowstone – Gardiner, Montana
Board your snowcoach again for your transfer across the frozen landscape en route to Mammoth at the north entrance to Yellowstone. During your journey, view some famous areas of the park, including the Painted Mud Pots, Fire Hole Canyon and the Madison Warming Hut. Your day will be filled with iincredible scenery and plenty of photo opportunities. Depart Yellowstone and cross the border into Montana before arriving in Gardiner for the night.
Day 5: Yellowstone, WY – Lamar Valley – West Yellowstone, MT
An early departure takes you back into Yellowstone en route to the remote Lamar Valley in the scenic northwest corner. You will traverse forests and meadows before arriving in the Lamar Valley where you will be surrounded by tranquility. This area of the park is not only breathtaking but its also an excellent habitat for the parks wildlife. This is where, in the 1990s, previously endangered wolves were reintroduced to the park. There are now over 400 wolves living here.
Day 6: West Yellowstone – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Todays journey brings you south through Idaho to the picturesque Caribou Targhee National Forest. You will be amazed by the stunning views of the Grand Tetons as you make your way back to Jackson Hole. Get up-close to wildlife on a delightful sleigh ride to the National Elk Refuge and view hundreds of elk in their natural habitat. Tonight, toast to the end of your winter adventure at a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers.
Day 7: Jackson Hole – Tour Ends
Today your tour comes to a close. You will depart with truly amazing memories of the regions breathtaking winter backdrop.