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Beartooth Highway to Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons

Highlights

  • Drive the Beartooth Highway, "the most beautiful drive in America", through quaint Red Lodge, Montana.
  • Spend a day with your own naturalist guide and learn about the geology and history of Yellowstone from a local.
  • Canoe beautiful Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park where calm waters reflect the mountains towering above you.
  • Soak in the hot springs and enjoy a dip in our favorite swimming hole.
  • Watch for moose on a scenic raft trip.
  • Help feed the bears at the Grizzly Discovery Center.
Season: June to September
Duration: 7 to 10 Nights
Starting from: $5,250 for a family of four

Destinations

  • Billings - 1 night: Billings is the starting point of the Beartooth Highway, a scenic drive that leads to Yellowstone National Park.
  • Yellowstone National Park - 3-5 nights:

    Yellowstone is the place to see abundant wildlife on a guided private tour, and to marvel at the other-worldly geysers and hot pools.

  • Grand Teton National Park - 2-3 nights:

    The Grand Tetons are the perfect backdrop for biking, rafting whitewater rapids, canoeing serene Jenny Lake, or fly fishing.

  • Jackson - 1 night: The western town of Jackson blends the cowboy culture of the old west with upscale shopping, art galleries and museums. Head to the rodeo or ride the Alpine Slide!

  • Billings: Return to Billings to catch your flight out.
  • Friendly guidance from an experienced Trip Planner
  • Personalized Adventure Kit trip portfolio

  • First night accommodation in a 3-4 star hotel in your gateway city
  • Rental of a deluxe RV, sized to suit your group

  • Nightly reservations in carefully chosen campgrounds in or around the National Parks

  • Private guided tour of Yellowstone National Park (with lunch)

  • Admission to the Grizzly Discovery Center

Grand Teton Scenic Float Trip - 3 Hour

This is a peaceful way to enjoy the Snake River through Grand Teton National Park -- and a perfect introduction to rafting. Minimum weight of 40 lbs, and minimum 6 years of age.  $70/Adult; $50/Child (ages 6 through 15).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Teton Mountain Bike Flats Tour - Half Day

Take a Mountain Bike tour along the sagebrush flats in Grand Teton National Park. Enjoy the mountain views and watch for antelope and bison on this easy ride. Great for the whole family. Note: younger children may ride on trailer bike (5 to 7 years old $40/Trailer) or burley (1 to 4 years old $30/Burley).  $65/person on bike.

 

 

 

Jackson Breakfast Raft Trip w/Scenic Float & Whitewater

Looking for more adventure? This trip combines an 8-mile scenic float of the Snake River, a hearty breakfast at an exclusive stop along the river followed by 8 miles of breathtaking whitewater thrills. You're gonna get wet! Minimum weight of 45 lbs. Total trip time is about 5-1/2 hours.  $99/Adult; $94/Child Ages 6 to 12 - Minimum age is 6 (but can depend upon water levels at time of tour)

 

 

 

 

Grand Teton Introductory Rock Climbing - Full Day

For a thrilling way to spend time with your family while you vacation in Jackson Hole, spend a day with a guide climbing the easy to moderate rocks near Hidden Falls. Start the day with some fun "bouldering" to learn the basics of moving over rock, and then tailor the rest of the day to the abilities and desires of your group, covering a variety of activities from belaying to rappelling, Tyrolean traverses, top-roping, and multi-pitch climbs. 3 to 1 Guide $205 per person; 4 to 1 Guide $185 per person; 5 or 6 to 1 Guide $175 per person  (For groups of 5 and 6, having 2 guides will create more flexibility within the group)

 

Yellowstone Chuckwagon Cookout by Wagon

Ride in a canvas-covered wagon with padded bench seats to a hearty cowboy-grub cookout.  Travel through sagebrush flats to the cookout site where you will dine on steak, coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans, chuckwagon corn, corn muffins, watermelon, fruit crisp and assorted beverages.  Vegetarian meals can be accommodated with advance notice.  Ages 2 and under are free if they sit on your lap and share off your plate.  All topped off with a cowboy singer for entertainment!  Suitable for all ages. Available June to August.  $60/Adult; $48/Child (ages 3 through 11.)  

NOTE: Getting to and from this remote location from Canyon Campground involves a 1-2 hour drive, each way, along the narrow, winding -- and very scenic -- Grand Loop Rd. You may not arrive back at your campsite until after 10:00 PM, but most people think it's worth the effort.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellowstone Chuckwagon Cookout by Horseback

Ride by horseback for an hour to an Old West cookout in Yellowstone the way the cowboys did. Enjoy a great steak dinner with all the fixin's and some cowboy entertainment. Restrictions: minimum height of 4 feet, maximum weight of 240 lbs. Available June through August. The one hour ride to cookout is $79/Adult; $61/Child (ages 8 through 11).   For those who want a longer ride, sign up for the 2-hour ride to the cookout, $88/Adult; $76/Child (ages 8 through 11).  Minimum age is 8

NOTE: Getting to and from this remote location from Canyon Campground involves a 1-2 hour drive, each way, along the narrow, winding -- and very scenic -- Grand Loop Rd. You may not arrive back at your campsite until after 10:00 PM, but most people think it's worth the effort.

 

 

Yellowstone Horseback Ride - 1 Hour

This ride will take you on horseback through an open meadow adjacent to the Grand Canyon (not visible from the trail). You will follow Cascade Creek through a wooded area and return to the corral through a series of meadows and pine forests. $39.94/Person. 240 Lb Weight Limit, and minimum age is 8.

Yellowstone Horseback Ride - 2 Hour

On this ride you will leave the corral, head into timber and cross a large meadow and some burn area, then continue along the rim of the Cascade Canyon through which Cascade Creek flows. You will have a nice view into the canyon from Coyote Slide. You will return to the corral through a series of meadows. (Cascade Canyon is not to be confused with the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone; the Grand Canyon is not visible from the trail.) $60.97/Person. 240 Lb Weight Limit, and minimum age is 8.

 

 

 

Mount Rushmore, Black Hills and Devils Tower

Mount Rushmore, Black Hills and Devils Tower

7 to 10 Nights  |  from $4,150 for a family of four

This trip is designed for those who want to see some of America's history from forts to huge rock carvings of historical figures. Starting from Denver at the edge of the Rocky Mountains, you'll travel up to Wyoming to view the tracks of the pioneers who braved it all to get to Oregon by covered wagon. Then it's off to the Black Hills, exploring mammoth sites and caves along the way. Watch the lights turn on at Mount Rushmore, view the work-in-process Crazy Horse Monument. See nature's sculptures at Devils Tower in Wyoming before returning to Denver.

Yellowstone, Glacier and Grand Teton National Parks

Yellowstone, Glacier and Grand Teton National Parks

11 to 14 Nights  |  from $6,925 for a family of four

For those who crave mountain scenery and don't mind doing some hiking, you'll visit some of the west's most incredible landscapes on this trip. Get up close to one of Glacier National Park's 27 glaciers by boat and foot. Tour in a historic Red Jammer Bus, or take a cultural tour with the Blackfeet Indian tribe, who've been watching over this area for centuries. Visit Yellowstone, America's first national park, with its geysers, bubbling mudpots, steam vents and waterfalls. The wildlife watching is diverse, with good chances of seeing bears, elk, bison, deer, mountain goats and big horn sheep, along with eagles and other birds of prey. A day with your own private guide will give you a look at "hidden" Yellowstone. Head into Grand Teton National Park & Jackson, Wyoming for rafting, canoeing, rodeos and more. Return to Billings via the incredible Beartooth Highway Scenic Drive.