Wyoming
  • 6 days/5 nights
  • Next Departure: Jun 10, 2018
  • From $3,298 / person
  • ($780 single supplement)

Wyoming Vacation Package

Craggy peaks, winding rivers and expansive meadows animated by wildlife and wildflowers are yours to discover on this action-packed, small group adventure through Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks on our Grand Teton Tour. From the world’s first national park to the Rocky Mountains youngest range, explore the majesty of northwestern Wyoming with our expert guides who can’t wait to show you the hidden gems of the wild, wild west by bicycle, foot, kayak and raft. Come eye-to-eye with a 1,500-pound bull moose. Plunge into the cool waters of a secret swimming hole off of Jackson Lake. Tackle the class III and IV rapids of the Snake River. All the while, enjoy Western hospitality and regional cuisine at its finest, from cozy inns to iconic park properties. Our all-inclusive Grand Teton vacation packages are, as always, complemented by Austin’s signature touch of inspired, thoughtful service.

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  • Adult Only Vacations
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Paddling

Activity Level: Moderate

About
This Tour

Towering mountains. Pine-studded forests. Geothermal activity. The largest concentration of megafauna in the lower 48. This six-day, custom itinerary through Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks has it all. By day, answer the call of the wild as you get up-close-and-personal with the great outdoors before settling into your relaxing accommodations and enjoying a massage or spa treatment. Nights capped off with scrumptious gourmet fare and fireside cocktails make our Grand Teton Vacation Packages the perfect balance of luxury and adventure.

  • Pedal winding bike paths under the shadows of Grand Teton, Middle Teton, Teewinot, Nez Perce and Mt. Owen, the five peaks of the Cathedral Group in Grand Teton National Park
  • Hike past mud pots and steam vents to the emerald-green Clear Lake
  • Trek the "back way" into Upper Geyser Basin for a viewing of the famous geyser, Old Faithful
  • 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

 

*Authorized Permittee of the National Park Service.

Mormon Row Barn in the Tetons, Grand Teton National Park vacation
Photo: Mormon Row Barn in the Tetons, Grand Teton National Park vacation

Fabulous - very active full days, good meals great guides appreciated all the attention to our needs

Robert D Cranford, NJ

What a great way to experience the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone. Our guides were informative and a blast.

Amy S Niles, IL

Great experience, great tour guides, would do it again.

Lois F Oakland, NJ

Itinerary
& Map
Day 1: Grand Teton / Yellowstone
Grand teton vacations
Meals Included:  L, D
Overnight: Grant Village

We'll meet in Jackson and get right to it. Take a pleasant bike ride through Grand Teton National Park getting your first views of the iconic mountain range close up. We'll break for a picnic lunch before driving up to Yellowstone National Park through its south entrance. This afternoon we venture off onto a picturesque hike above Lake Yellowstone. Dinner tonight is in the restaurant at Grant Village.

About Grant Village

The six two-story buildings of Grant Village, named after Ulysses S. Grant, overlook the West Thumb of Yellowstone Lake and are sure to charm. The complex houses a laid back lakeside restaurant featuring a casual menu, a gift store, and a comfortable lounge perfect for relaxing after a rewarding day of travel to swap stories with fellow travelers. Located in the southernmost corner of Yellowstone, Grant Village will allow for quick access to Grand Teton National Park and you'll cherish the peace and quiet the secluded lodgings provide.

Day 2: Upper Geyser Basin / Old Faithful / Little Gibbon Falls
Yellowstone
Meals Included:  B, L, D

This morning we'll begin with a stroll alongside bubbling hot springs leading to the boardwalks around Upper Geyser Basin, where we’ll of course watch an eruption of the famous Old Faithful geyser. Following lunch, we’ll trek to a neat backcountry waterfall. Shuttle to Canyon Lodge and Cabins for dinner and overnight.

About the Canyon Lodge and Cabins

Featuring two lodges and recently renovated cabins, Canyon Lodge and Cabins is situated on the eastern side of the park next to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. The rustic accommodations allow for the opportunity to step back from technology and embrace lodging in the country's oldest national park. Located on site you'll find a full service restaurant, elegant bedrooms with private bathrooms, and a delightful lobby where two fireplaces, a lounge and gift store warmly beckon guests to linger and chat.

 

 

Day 3: Grand Canyon of Yellowstone / Grand Teton
Kyaking on a Wyoming vacation
Meals Included:  B, L, D

Fortify yourself with a breakfast at Canyon Lodge before embarking on a backcountry hike full of surprises that include spectacular views high above the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. After lunch, drive south towards Grand Teton National Park and take in the spectacular views on the way 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. Dinner tonight will be at The Mural Room at the Lodge.

About Jackson Lake Lodge
Imagine looking out your window to a wide expanse of fields surrounding a blue mountain lake, with moose, elk, and bison wandering close by. Then rising above this scene is one of the most photographed mountain ranges in the world—the Grand Teton Range. All of it so close, you feel like you can touch it. This is the thrill you can expect from the historical Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park. 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: Jackson Lake / Moose / Jackson
Wyoming and Montana vacation rodeo
Meals Included:  B, L
Overnight: Rustic Inn

Meet up for a hearty breakfast before heading out on a beautiful kayaking adventure via Colter Bay. Enjoy a picnic lunch with sensational mountain views in the background. Discover just how heavy a bull elk's antler weighs at the Moose Visitor Center before whisking off on a bike ride overlooking the National Elk Refuge. The evening is yours to explore and enjoy on your own; you may want to check out the Jackson Hole Rodeo which takes place every Wednesday night throughout the summer!

About the Rustic Inn
This luxury lodge is everything but 'rustic.' Located on seven 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: Jackson / Snake River Canyon
Rafting on a Wyoming vacation
Meals Included:  B, L, D
Overnight: Rustic Inn

This morning, take a scenic bike ride from Teton Village to your rafting base. Picnic lunch. Get ready to get wet rafting some of Wyoming's finest whitewater through the scenic Snake River Canyon. Tonight’s farewell dinner is at a local favorite!

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

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and a ride up the Jackson Hole Tram to take in views of Grand Teton National Park from high up before drop-off at the airport or your post-trip hotel.

Dates, Rates
& Details

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  • 6 days/5 nights
  • Next Departure: Jun 10, 2018
  • From $3,298 / person
  • ($780 single supplement)

Confirmed Departures

  • Jun 10, 2018
  • Jul 29, 2018
  • Aug 26, 2018

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Additional Trip Information

Arrival/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 – 3 miles per hike, easy to moderate terrain, multiple hikes may be done in a day
  • Biking: 12 to 15 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.
Testimonials
Testimonials

With over 20-years of experience in the adventure travel industry, we've perfected the recipe for crafting award-winning small group trips and custom itineraries on all seven continents. On every departure, we aim to exceed your expectations with best-in-class service, expert guides and the finest in regional cuisine and accommodations. From first-time travelers to seasoned alumni, our guests agree that on each Austin Adventures journey , the hardest part truly is going home. We're happy to share that 99.26% of these travelers say they'd join us again...and again...and again. But don't take our word for it. Our guests say it best:

Most Awesome Vacation of a lifetime

Elizabeth H, Palm Harbor, FL

Excellent guides, well organized, nice hotels.

Robert B, Wexford, PA

Helpful, knowledgeable guides added value to the western experience.

Ann B, Valparaiso, IN

This was our first organized bike trip and it was Fantastic!

Karen P, Highland Park, IL

Very good. Great tour. Great food. Nice accommodations.

Missy M, Davie, FL

What a great way to experience the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone. Our guides were informative and a blast.

Amy S, Niles, IL

Great experience, great tour guides, would do it again.

Eric G, Scottsdale, AZ
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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 with our Grand Teton Tour.
  • 2. To explore Jackson Hole: where Western chic meets cowboy color.
  • 3. The rare wildlife sightings: keep your eyes peeled for nesting bald eagles and great blue herons on our raft trip through the Snake River Canyon.
  • 4. In-the-field expertise: from spinning fascinating regional interpretation to orchestrating seamless group dynamics on the Grand Teton Vacation Packages, our guides keep their eyes on the details, ensuring that the toughest part of your vacation truly is going home.
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