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Wyoming
  • 6 days/5 nights
  • Next Departure: Jul 12, 2015
  • From $2,898 / person
  • ($780 single supplement)

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park Vacations

Come eye-to-eye with a 1,500-pound bull moose. Bike through a herd of bison in Antelope Flats. Plunge into the cool waters of a secret swimming hole off of Jenny Lake. Tackle the class III & IV rapids of the Snake River. Let us take you on a wild-west adventure through Grand Teton National Park and through Yellowstone National Park.

  • Adult Vacations
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Paddling

Activity Level: Moderate

About
This Tour

Peppered with soaring spires, snaking rivers, and steaming mud vents, Wyoming is home to two of our nation’s most renowned national parks: Grand Teton and Yellowstone. Austin Adventures offers the best of both worlds

  • Bike alongside herds of bison in Antelope Flats
  • Marvel at the neon blue, 300-foot wide Grand Prismatic Spring, the largest hot spring in the States and third largest in the world
  • Hike past mud pots and steam vents to the emerald green Clear Lake
  • Traverse forest and grassland en route to a rocky promontory on Storm Point
  • Tackle the Class II-III rapids of the Snake River, keeping your eyes peeled for bald eagles and great blue herons
  • Kayak the pristine waters of Jackson Lake, enjoying a backdrop of the jagged Teton Range
  • Cheer on the cowboys at the wild and woolly Jackson Rodeo
Mormon Row Barn in the Tetons
Photo: Mormon Row Barn in the Tetons

The 'wow' factor is huge! The guides were great, and the activities were just right!

James Milner San Francisco, CA

Itinerary
& Map

Tour Itinerary

6 days/5 nights

Jackson, Wyoming

Day 1: Antelope Flats/ Yellowstone's Geysers
Antelope Flats/ Yellowstone
Meals Included:  L, D
Overnight: Old Faithful Inn or Old Faithful Snow Lodge

To kick off this exciting tour, we'll all meet in Jackson.

Afterward, you'll bike through Jackson Hole valley and Antelope Flats past herds of bison and historic log cabins. A scenic drive takes us north to Yellowstone Park where we'll explore Upper Geyser Basin and watch as Old Faithful, Yellowstone's most famous thermal phenomenon, erupts.

Dinner tonight is in the historic dining room of the Old Faithful Inn.

About the Old Faithful Inn & the Old Faithful Snow Lodge

  • Old Faithful Inn: A world-famous landmark opened in 1904, this stone and pine inn features a five-story lobby, views of Old Faithful and classic charm.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge: Completed in 1999, the Snow Lodge is the newest of the park’s full service hotels, and features heavy timber construction, exterior log columns and a cedar shingle roof, making it a significant example of classic “parkitecture.”
Day 2: Lower Geyser Basin/ Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin/ Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Meals Included:  B, L, D

On Day 2, get ready to explore Lower Geyser Basin, the geothermal Fountain Paint Pots and the unforgettable Grand Prismatic. Peer over the brink of the Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, listening to the powerful roaring of this magnificent waterfall.

Afterward, we'll depart on a backcountry hike full of surprises that include spectacular views high above Yellowstone Canyon.

We'll then shuttle to Lake Yellowstone Hotel for dinner and a beautiful starlit lakeside walk.

About the Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins
Completed in 1981 and restored to its 1920s grandeur in 1990, this majestic hotel sits on the shores of Yellowstone Lake and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The serenity of Yellowstone Lake illuminates through the "Sun Room" windows, as guests daydream to the delicate sounds of a string quartet in the lobby. A casually elegant restaurant features a delightfully extravagant menu. The hotel’s nearby cabins offer a nice alternative to staying in the hotel itself.

Day 3: Storm Point / Grand Teton
Storm Point / Grand Teton
Meals Included:  B, L

Fortify yourself with a breakfast at Lake Hotel before embarking on an incredible hike to Storm Point.

After lunch and a stroll around the boardwalks at West Thumb Geyser Basin, drive south towards Jackson and take in the spectacular views.

Afterward, you'll shuttle to your accommodation for the night, Jackson Lake Lodge. This lodge overlooks the skyline of the Tetons and has a fantastic view of Mount Moran.

The evening is yours to explore and enjoy on your own!

About Jackson Lake Lodge
When it comes to Grand Teton National Park lodging, Jackson Lake Lodge is the largest of all the eco-friendly resorts.

The lobby is where it all begins, with 60-foot panoramic windows that frame the Teton Range and Jackson Lake. The rest of the property is well worth exploring and the beauty of the area will leave you wanting to come back for more.

Day 4: Colter Bay / Jackson Rodeo
Colter Bay / Jackson Rodeo
Meals Included:  B, L, D
Overnight: Rustic Inn

On Day 4, we'll meet up for a hearty breakfast before heading out on a beautiful kayaking adventure via Colter Bay where you'll enjoy a picnic lunch with sensational mountain views in the background.

Afterward, we'll check out the visitor center in Moose, WY. And dinner tonight is at Trio Bistro followed by the wild and wooly Jackson Cowboy Rodeo!

About the Rustic Inn
This luxury lodge is everything but 'rustic.' Located on 7 lush acres adjacent to the National Elk Refuge and just a few blocks from Jackson's lively town square, the Rustic Inn Creekside Resort & Spa welcomes guests with warm Western hospitality.

Outdoor enthusiasts and hedonists alike indulge in the lavishly appointed historic lodging accommodations and luxury log cabins, state of the art resort amenities, revitalizing spa, innovative cuisine, year-round Wyoming activities and an idyllic setting. Relax in the outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi and sauna, or take a walk along the beautifully landscaped trails beside Flat Creek.

Day 5: Teton Village / Snake River Canyon
Teton Village / Snake River Canyon
Meals Included:  B, L, D
Overnight: Rustic Inn

This morning, take in panoramic views of the unforgettable Teton Mountains on a bike ride along the Wilson-Teton Village bike path.

Once you've seen the sights, we'll have lunch at a neat local restaurant in town where you can enjoy Teton to the fullest. But get ready, because afterward you'll be rafting some of Wyoming's finest whitewater through the scenic Snake River Canyon!

Tonight’s farewell dinner is at the exclusive Teton Pines.

Day 6: Grand Tetons/ Jackson
Grand Tetons/ Jackson
Meals Included:  B

On your final day, enjoy a leisurely breakfast and one last bike ride on the new Teton bike path before returning to Jackson for our goodbyes.

We hope you'll join us again soon!

** Trip itineraries are subject to change without notice due to road, weather and other factors outside of our control, for the safety and enjoyment of our guests, as deemed necessary and appropriate by Austin Adventures.

Dates, Rates
& Details

Start planning your next adventure now. See the information below for the rates and selection of available dates. For additional information on dates and availability, please contact our travel specialists.

  • 6 days/5 nights
  • Next Departure: Jul 12, 2015
  • From $2,898 / person
  • ($780 single supplement)

Departure Dates

  • Jul 12, 2015
  • Aug 02, 2015
  • Aug 23, 2015

Additional Trip Information

Departure

Please plan on arriving at least one day prior to your trip departure. Day one of your itinerary starts at 8:00 or 8:15 am, depending on your hotel. Your trip ends with a drop off at either the Jackson airport (12:00 pm) or your Jackson hotel (12:30 pm).

Activities

  • Hiking: 1 – 4 miles per hike, easy to moderate terrain.
  • Biking: 6 to 12 miles per ride, easy to moderate terrain.
  • Whitewater rafting: Class II - III rapids, no experience necessary.
  • Kayaking/Canoeing: No experience necessary, guides will provide instruction.

Meals

The hallmark of an Austin Adventures vacation is our exceptional dining. All meals: breakfasts, lunches, snacks, dinners, refreshments and receptions – except one dinner on your own – are included as indicated by itinerary. (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner). Alcoholic beverages and related gratuities are not included in the trip price.

Included in the Trip Price

  • Double occupancy rooms with private baths.
  • All meals: breakfasts, lunches, snacks, dinners, refreshments and receptions - except one dinner on own your own.
  • Fully trained, first-aid certified professional guides and knowledgeable local partners.
  • Bikes, helmets and other necessary equipment – all safe and well maintained.
  • Vehicle support and land transportation during the trip.
  • Austin Adventures T-shirt, water bottle, luggage tags and luggage service.
  • Pre-departure and packing information.
  • Incidental expenses such as taxes, dining and housekeeping gratuities, local partner and expert gratuities and national park entrance and permit fees.

Not Included in the Trip Price

  • Gratuities to Austin Adventures guides.
  • Alcoholic beverages and related gratuities.
  • One dinner during your trip.
  • Pre-and post-trip accommodations and associated expenses.
  • Air and land transportation to/from host cities.
  • All types of personal insurance.
  • Personal expenses.
Photos

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A few more reasons why you've gotta go…

  • 1. The bison: they seem a whole lot bigger when you pedal past them on a bike.
  • 2. To explore Jackson Hole: where western chic meets cowboy colorful.
  • 3. The rare wildlife sightings: if you keep your eyes peeled, you might spot nesting bald eagles and great blue herons on our raft trip through the Snake River Canyon.
  • 4. The R&R: a spectacular array of spa treatments including various types of massage, facials, and Vichy hydrotherapy await at the Teton Mountain Lodge Spa.
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