SALT LAKE CITY, GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, COEUR D’ALENE & SPOKANE
Explore some of our most beloved National Parks on this nine-day tour across the Northwest taking us from Salt Lake City to Spokane. We’ll explore Grand Teton National Park, home to the Teton Range, Grand Teton Peak, and the valley known as Jackson Hole; Yellowstone National Park, America’s first national park filled with geysers, waterfalls, wildlife, and canyons; and Glacier National Park, the “Crown of the Continent”.
- 1 night in Salt Lake City
- 3 nights at Yellowstone National Park
- 3 nights in Kalispell
- 1 night in Coeur D’Alene
- Ground transportation in air-conditioned motor coach
- Accommodations at first-class hotels
- Porterage (1 bag per person)
- 15 meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 lunch, 2 dinners
- Comprehensive sightseeing tours including admission fees as indicated in the itinerary
- Professional Tour Director
Arrive in Salt Lake City
Welcome to Salt Lake City, Utah! This vibrant destination combines unparalleled access to natural recreation, remarkable history, and warm hospitality. Upon your independent arrival, please make your way to our hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you may wish to explore Salt Lake City independently. Consider taking a trolley tour, strolling the free botanical gardens and arboretum at Red Butte Garden, or experience Utah’s famous powdery snow at Wasatch National Forest. This evening, we’ll enjoy a welcome dinner at our hotel.
Hilton Garden Inn Salt Lake City…
Salt Lake City/Grand Teton National Park/Yellowstone National Park
Today we’ll travel north to Grand Teton National Park located in northwest Wyoming. The park is home to the Teton Range, Grand Teton Peak, and the valley known as Jackson Hole. Locally known as the “mountains of the imagination”, the area offers clear blue lakes, a diverse array of wildlife, and encompasses over 200 miles of trails for hiking, biking, or snowmobiling. We’ll enjoy lunch in Grand Teton National Park and, time permitting, enjoy a short hike. We’ll arrive in West Yellowstone National Park by late afternoon.
Brandin’ Iron Inn or similar | Breakfast, Lunch
Yellowstone National Park
Today we’ll explore America’s first national park – Yellowstone, an immense geothermal wonderland including geysers, waterfalls, wildlife, and canyons. We’ll stop by the Old Faithful Visitor and Educational Center and wait for the next eruption of Old Faithful which spews hot water approximately seventeen times a day. We’ll continue to Norris Area where you can see the steam and colors of Porcelain Basin, emerald pool, Steamboat and Echinus geysers which are nearby the Norris Museum. The rest of the day is free to explore Yellowstone independently.
Yellowstone National Park
Today takes us back to Yellowstone National Park. We’ll stop by the Canyon Visitor Education Center to see the exhibits on the Yellowstone Supervolcano before we begin our hike. This afternoon we’ll continue to the Fishing Bridge Visitor Center, and enjoy Hayden Valley, a great spot for wildlife viewing. We may see bison, black bears, elk, grizzly bears, and wolves. This afternoon we’ll return to the hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure.
Today we leave the wonder of Yellowstone behind and make our way north to Big Sky’s endless views and wide-open skies that give this Montana town its name. Further on, we’ll pass through Bozeman and visit the Museum of the Rockies, continue to Butte and Missoula before making our way alongside the impressive Mission Mountain Range, beautiful shores of Flathead Lake and onto Kalispell. En route, we’ll enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kalispell or similar | Breakfast, Lunch
Glacier National ParkKalispell
We’ll rise early this morning to give us ample time to discover the “Crown of the Continent”, Glacier National Park. Today, enjoy a Majestic Tour from Apgar Visitor Center visiting Lake McDonald Valley and traveling through Going-to-the-Sun Road over Logan Pass. If time permits, we’ll stop by Avalanche Lake Hike, Continental Divide, and continue to St. Mary Valley where we’ll have lunch at Rising Suns. Afterwards, we’ll return to our hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
| Breakfast, Box Lunch
Glacier National Park
This morning we’ll enjoy a half-day guided hike at our guide’s discretion.
| Breakfast, Box Lunch
Today we’ll travel to Coeur D’Alene, a beautiful city surrounded by dozens of lakes left behind by glaciers from the ice age. There are more than fifty-five lakes within easy driving distance of Coeur D’Alene itself. There is something magical about Lake Coeur D’Alene that’s hard to define, but begins with the spectacular North Idaho sunsets and moonrises, the plunge of an osprey after a fish, the glowing lights of downtown Coeur D’Alene reflecting across its waters at night. Tonight we’ll have a farewell dinner “Sunset Dinner Cruise”….
Coeur D'Alene/Spokane/Depart Spokane
Today we say goodbye to Coeur D’Alene and travel to Spokane where we’ll enjoy a city tour before our journey comes to a close.
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Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
May, Jun & Sep ’21 Departures: Single room supplement is $899
Jul & Aug ’21 Departures: Single room supplement is $949
Reservations and Payments
Reservations can be made by phone (1-800-337-7773) and will be confirmed upon receipt of $300 per person non-refundable, non-transferable deposit which must be received at the time of reservation*. A second non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $300 is due 60 days after the date of your reservation. Full payment is due 90 days prior to departure. *If the reservation date is within 70 days of the final payment due date, both first and second deposits are due at the time of reservation. Baggage fees may apply. Space and prices subject to availability. For complete booking information and terms & conditions click here.
Hilton Garden Inn Salt Lake City Downtown
- Salt Lake City, Utah
Ideally located in downtown Salt Lake City just 10 minutes from the Salt Lake City Airport, the Hilton Garden Inn offers WiFi, an indoor pool, fitness center, a free shuttle to/from the airport, and more!
250 West 600 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, US
Brandin' Iron Inn
- West Yellowstone, Montana
Ideally located to be your home base while exploring Yellowstone National Park, the Brandin’ Iron Inn offers clean, inviting rooms with modern amenities.
201 North Canyon Street, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kalispell
- Kalispell, Montana
Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains near Glacier National Park, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kalispell offers breathtaking views of the area. During your stay, enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, indoor swimming pool, and state-of-the-art whirlpool.
275 Treeline Road, Kalispell, Montana 59901
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Coeur D'Alene
- Coeur D'Alene, Idaho
Offering a 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool, this hotel is perfect for relaxing after a day of touring. Located right off of I-90, enjoy easy access to attractions like Lake Coeur d’Alene, Silverwood Theme Park, Coeur d’Alene Casino, or Ceur d’Alene Resort Golf Course!
2300 West Seltice Way, Coeur D’Alene, Idaho 83814, United States
TRANSPORTATION & ACCOMMODATIONS
Airfare is not included on this tour. Upon independent arrival in the destination, please make your own way to the hotel.
REAL ID ACT
Beginning October 1, 2021, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, state-issued enhanced driver’s license, or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the United States. Click here for more information.
Before you depart, we’ll send you detailed tour information including directions, meeting times, routes, places of interest, recommendations, and more. We look forward to being your trusted guide on this remarkable journey.
Please make sure you arrive in Salt Lake City by the afternoon in order to attend the orientation meeting and Welcome Dinner at approximately 7pm. The smarTours Tour Director will be available in the hotel lobby during the afternoon of Day 1 to assist with local sightseeing or answer any questions. Further details will be provided on the final travel documents.