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President's Exclusive Charter Cruise Through Germany & Austria

Yellowstone National Park & More!

Including two nights at the incredible Jackson Lake Lodge

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Jul 3 - Jul 13, 2022
11 days | 10 nights • 19 meals
Starting at $3,199

This iconic tour covers all the highlights of the classic American road trip; the spires of the South Dakota Badlands, the bison of Custer State Park, awe-inspiring Devil’s Tower, and of course the majesty of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. This trip is truly unique, not only for the amazing experiences we have planned, but also for the special extras and anniversaries you will be a part of!

  • Experience the beauty of Yellowstone’s for their 150th Anniversary
  • Stay at the stunning Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park
  • Enjoy a relaxing float on Snake River
  • See Mt Rushmore, the Badlands, and the Black Hills
  • Celebrate July 4th in Cheyenne
  • Free airport shuttle or hotel parking
  • Bag handling (1 per person) at hotels
  • Fees/tips for included attractions/meals
  • 24-hour emergency call service
  • Free bottled water on coach

DAY 1: TRAVEL TO LINCOLN, NE! D

DAY 2: UNION PACIFIC RAIL LINE

Visit the Golden Spike Tower in North Platte, NE. Ascend the tower for impressive views of the world’s largest railroad yard. More than 150 trains and 10,000 rail cars a day enter Bailey Yard. Continue to Cheyenne for dinner and an overnight stay. B, D

DAY 3: JACKSON, WY

Enjoy a remnant of the Old West with a guided tour of the Wyoming Frontier Prison. Head deeper into the mountains and towards one of the most magnificent parts of the Rockies, the Grand Tetons. Unpack for a two-night stay. B, L

DAY 4: SNAKE RIVER FLOAT

Embark on an unforgettable scenic float on the Snake River with the Grand Tetons as the backdrop and learn about the region’s wildlife, history, and geology from your expert guides. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Dornan’s Chuckwagon before a leisurely evening to enjoy Jackson’s bustling town square. B, L

DAY 5: JACKSON LAKE LODGE

Visit to the National Museum of Wildlife Art overlooking the National Elk Refuge. Continue to Grand Teton National Park to check into the spectacular Jackson Lake Lodge! This historic lodge features intricate murals and breathtaking views of the majestic mountain range. Enjoy easy access to nearby viewpoints and trails in every direction. B

DAY 6: YELLOWSTONE COMES ALIVE

Bring your camera and enjoy the best of Yellowstone with a guided tour. Prepare for a day of geological wonders and plenty of wildlife sightings. After a day of exploration, return to Jackson Lake Lodge for a special dinner in the incomparable Mural Room. B, D

DAY 7: YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

Return for an encore trip through Yellowstone for more chances to see wildlife and incredible scenery as you travel to Cody, WY. Visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and explore five museums under one roof! Enjoy dinner and entertainment at Cody Cattle Company. B, D

DAY 8: DEVIL’S TOWER

Head east for a visit to the nation’s first National Monument, Devil’s Tower. This incredible monolith standing alone in the fields of northern Wyoming is an American classic and something that truly has to be seen to be believed. Continue through the Big Horn mountains into South Dakota for a two-night stay. B, D

DAY 9: BLACK HILLS

Join a local guide for a tour of the Black Hills including detailed visits to Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial. Enjoy a Buffalo Jeep Safari Tour at Custer State Park, into one of the largest bison herds in North America. Savor a delicious lunch at the historic State Game Lodge where Presidents Eisenhower and Coolidge dined. B, L

DAY 10: BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK

Journey through South Dakota to the rugged terrain of Badlands National Park. View the impressive geology along a scenic drive before stopping at the famous Wall Drug Store and continuing to Dakota Dunes for an overnight stay. B, D

DAY 11: RETURN HOME! B


QUALITY ACCOMMODATIONS

Night 1: Comfort Inn, Grand Island, NE
Night 2:
Little America Hotel & Resort, Cheyenne, WY
Nights 3-4:
Flying Saddle Resort, Alpine, WY
Nights 5-6:
Jackson Lake Lodge, Grand Teton NP
Night 7:
Cody Cowboy Village, Cody, WY
Nights 8-9:
Comfort Inn & Suites Rapid City, SD
Night 10:
Holiday Inn Express Dakota Dunes, SD

Dates:

July 3-13, 2022

Depart from and return to St. Louis, MO. This date will require a pre-night stay in St. Louis on July 2nd.

Price Per Person:

Double: $3,199
Single: $3,999

Average Temps

Highs: Mid 80’s | Lows: Low 50’s

Time Zone

Central/Mountain

Arrival/Departure Time

July 3-13, 2022

Depart from and return to St. Louis, MO. This option will require a pre-night stay in St. Louis on July 2nd at the Holiday Inn Route 66. Depart St Louis by motorcoach at 8:00 a.m. on July 3. Return to St. Louis on July 13 at 5:00 p.m.

Vehicle Parking

For those taking Option One July 3-13, 2022, complimentary parking is offered at the Holiday Inn Route 66 in St. Louis.

Walking

Moderate walking at a leisurely pace is required to fully enjoy this tour. Some walking will be on uneven paths.

Additional Information

Dress on tour is casual.

Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further information approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing your final documents.

Updates

Updates to this document are available from our Discovery Reservations Team, and will be posted online at www.CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/YNP

Travel Protection Available?

Yes, see CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/TravelProtectionPlan.

Terms & Conditions

Tour reservations are subject to the terms and conditions on our website at CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/terms.

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