The best of America's National Parks

Salt Lake City to Denver

American Parks Trail

Deluxe Escorted Tour


Delve into the Wild West as you make your away across a rugged land famous for cowboys and rodeo. You’ll come face-to-face with some monumental figures and witness the wild charms of Yellowstone National Park and stay in the park’s popular lodges.


  • Take in panoramic views of Jenny Lake, a glacial formation that dates back over 10,000 years
  • In Yellowstone, see the Upper Geyser Basin which boasts the highest concentration of spouting geysers, hot springs and steaming fumaroles in the world
  • Witness the huge Crazy Horse Memorial and the famous Mount Rushmore National Memorial
  • Toast to the finale of your trip at a Celebration Dinner served at your lodge in Custer State Park
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9 Days
From £3288 Per Person

American Parks Trail
From £3288 Per Person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9

Day 1 : Arrive in Salt Lake City

Welcome to Utah’s capital, Salt Lake City. On arrival at Salt Lake City International Airport, board your transfer to your hotel. Lying between Wasatch Range and the Great Salt Lake, this mountainous city is perfect for outdoorsy types, with a strong focus on skiing and fishing. It is also the headquarters of the Mormon faith. This evening join your Travel Director for a Welcome Dinner with wine, where you will meet your fellow guests.

Hotel: Hilton Salt Lake City Center.

Day 2 : Jackson and Grand Teton National Park

Take in iconic Temple Square and State Capitol building, before heading north across the Oregon Trail to historic Jackson. Relax at Jackson Lake Lodge, with the stunning peaks of Grand Teton National Park as your backdrop.

Hotel: Jackson Lake Lodge.

Day 3 : Yellowstone National Park

Wake up to witness the striking Grand Tetons. Enter Yellowstone, known for its unique geothermal activity, spectacular landscapes and abundant wildlife.

Hotel: National Park Lodges, Yellowstone.

Day 4 : Geysers and Colourful Mudpots at Yellowstone

Savor the surreal surroundings of Yellowstone with a relaxed start. Walk among the rainbow-tinted hot springs and watch the erupting geysers as you take in the history of the park on an informative stroll with your Travel Director. See Old Faithful shooting water and behold the powerful roar of Lower Yellowstone Falls.

Hotel: National Park Lodges, Yellowstone.

Day 5 : The Ranch at Ucross

Set off on your travels through the stark Shoshone Canyon and Absaroka Rocky Mountains to the Wild West town of Cody. Learn about America’s great Western legends at the Buffalo Bill Centre. Dine like cowboys as you enjoy a ranch-style Highlight Dinner with wine.

Hotel: Ranch at Ucross, Clearmont

Day 6 : Devils Tower into the Black Hills

Begin your day with a scenic country horseback ride and explore the great outdoors. Make your way to Devils Tower, an astounding geological feature that protrudes from the Black Hills, and experience Spearfish Canyon, a favoured spot among wildlife enthusiasts.

Hotel: Spearfish Canyon Lodge

Day 7 : Custer and the Wild, Wild West

Speak to members of the Lakota tribe as they share a fascinating live narrative of the Great Sioux Nation. In Deadwood, join Kevin Costner’s Original Deadwood Tour, as a Local Expert talks about the days of Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. End the day in Custer State Park, renowned for its beautiful landscape and abundant wildlife.

Hotel: The State Game Lodge, Custer State Park

Day 8 : The Mountain Monuments of the Black Hills of South Dakota

View Crazy Horse Memorial, dedicated to all Native Americans, before moving on to the iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Join your Travel Director and newfound friends for a Celebration Dinner with wine, as you reflect on your adventure across the wide open spaces of America’s national parks.

Hotel: The State Game Lodge, Custer State Park

Day 9 : Depart Denver

Your tour comes to an end today as you are taken to Denver Airport for your onward flight home.

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