Mount Rushmore, South Dakota
Mount Rushmore, South Dakota
Rocky Mountain National Park, Denver Skyline & Train tracks in Wyoming
Rocky Mountain National Park, Denver Skyline & Train tracks in Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Moab, Canyonlands & Arches National Park
Moab, Canyonlands & Arches National Park
Bryce Canyon & Zion National Park
Bryce Canyon & Zion National Park
Driving through Arches National Park, Utah
Driving through Arches National Park, Utah
Las Vegas, Death Valley (top right), and Mammoth Lakes (bottom right)
Las Vegas, Death Valley (top right), and Mammoth Lakes (bottom right)
Mammoth Lakes & Yosemite National Park
Mammoth Lakes & Yosemite National Park
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Rocky Mountain Frontiers

14 nights from £3,349 per person Including Flights

Overview

Experience the ultimate 14-night adventure on our escorted tour through the stunning landscapes and iconic destinations of the American West. Begin in Denver, the captivating "Mile High City," before embarking on a journey through Yellowstone, where geysers and wildlife amaze. Explore the otherworldly beauty of Canyonlands and Moab, followed by the awe-inspiring vistas of Bryce Canyon. Feel the excitement of Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World, before venturing into the natural wonderland of Yosemite National Park. Conclude your unforgettable journey in the beloved city of San Francisco, with its iconic landmarks and breathtaking views. (ATI)

Highlights

  • Feel like you're on top of the world as you explore the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountain National Park, surrounded by breathtaking mountain views.
  • Come face to face with the monumental Mount Rushmore Memorial, where the iconic figures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln stand tall.
  • Celebrate the American West's legacy at the Buffalo Bill Museum in Cody, honouring the legendary figure, William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody.
  • Embark on an unforgettable journey into Yellowstone National Park, the first national park in the world, and experience its natural wonders, geysers, and wildlife.
  • Marvel at the majestic wilderness of Canyonlands National Park, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Parks and Yosemite National Park,
  • Indulge in the vibrant atmosphere of Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World, with its dazzling shows, shopping, and vibrant nightlife.
  • End your journey in San Francisco, one of America's most beloved cities, with its picturesque views, cable cars, and iconic landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.

Itinerary Overview
Fly into Denver 1 night – Cheyenne 1 night – Rapid City 1 night – Cody 1 night – Yellowstone 1 night – Salt Lake City 1 night – Moab 2 nights – Bryce Canyon 1 night - Las Vegas 2 nights – Mammoth Lakes 1 night – San Francisco 2 nights – Fly home from San Francisco

Pre and post tour hotel nights are available to for you to maximise your time away and explore the start and end cities independently. Speak to our sales agents if you would like to add this on.

2024 Departure Dates
May: 12
Jun: 16
Jul: 21
Aug: 11
Sept: 08

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Day 1

Denver

Welcome to Denver! This vibrant city nestled against the breathtaking Rocky Mountains offers a blend of Old West heritage and modern urban energy. Upon arriving at Denver International Airport, make your way to your hotel independently where you will meet your ATI Tour Director.

Overnight: Doubletree by Hilton Denver Cherry Creek or similar

Day 2

Denver - Rocky Mountain National Park - Cheyenne

Begin the day with a short city tour of Denver, known as the "Mile High City" due to its elevation. Marvel at the gold-domed State Capitol, precisely one mile above sea level on its 13th step. Next, venture into Rocky Mountain National Park, a vast area protecting stunning mountain landscapes. The highlight of the day is the exhilarating drive on Trail Ridge Road, the "Highway to the Sky," offering unparalleled views of the region's peaks and crossing the Continental Divide at 12,183 feet. Journey onward to Cheyenne, Wyoming, a city steeped in the spirit of the Old West and renowned as a railroad capital. Don't miss the opportunity to see historic steam engines, including Old Number 4004, one of the eight remaining Big Boys on display in the country.

Overnight: Surestay Plus Hotel by Best Western Cheyenne or similar

Day 3

Cheyenne – Mount Rushmore - Rapid City

Embark on a historical adventure with a visit to Fort Laramie National Historic Site, once a prominent fur trading post and later a significant military post during America's western expansion. Traverse through the majestic beauty of South Dakota's Black Hills and arrive at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Here, come face to face with the magnificent sculptures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln, showcasing America's rich heritage.

Overnight: Best Western Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center or similar

Day 4

Rapid City - Bighorn National Forest - Cody

Cross back into Wyoming, passing through the serene Bighorn National Forest, with its picturesque hills, alpine lakes, and dense pine forests. Upon reaching Cody, visit the Buffalo Bill Museum, celebrating the legacy of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, a true legend of the American West. In the evening, enjoy the Western-themed attractions, including rodeos, gunfight reenactments, and cowboy music (seasonal).

Overnight: Buffalo Bill or similar

Day 5

Cody - Yellowstone National Park

Experience the wonders of Yellowstone National Park, America's first national park and a true natural paradise. Witness the Earth in action with geysers, mountain ranges, waterfalls, and ancient volcanoes. The iconic spots like Old Faithful and Yellowstone Canyon will leave you in awe, and you might encounter wildlife like eagles, bears, buffalo, and elk throughout the park.

Overnight: Gray Wolf Inn & Suites or similar

Day 6

Yellowstone National Park - Salt Lake City

Travel through Southern Idaho to reach Salt Lake City, Utah's capital, known for its association with the Mormon community. Enjoy the sights of the State Capitol Building and historic Temple Square with its impressive Salt Lake Temple and domed Tabernacle.

Overnight: Crystal Inn or similar

Day 7

Salt Lake City - Canyonlands National Park - Moab

Venture south to Canyonlands National Park, a wilderness of spectacular canyons and unique buttes carved by the Colorado River. Explore some of the most scenic spots on the Island in the Sky mesa, offering breathtaking views from sheer sandstone cliffs. Afterward, journey to Moab, where stunning landscapes and outdoor adventures await.

Overnight: MainStay Suites Moab near Arches National Park or similar

Day 8

Moab - Arches National Park - Moab

Embark on an unforgettable visit to Arches National Park, part of Utah's Mighty 5. Be captivated by a surreal landscape of contrasting colours and remarkable rock formations, including over 2,000 natural stone arches. Return to Moab for the night and spend the rest of the day relaxing at your hotel.

Overnight: MainStay Suites Moab near Arches National Park or similar

Day 9

Moab - Capitol Reef National Park - Bryce Canyon

Visit Capitol Reef National Park, a testament to extraordinary natural beauty, protecting unique geological features. Continue to Bryce Canyon, a mesmerizing wonderland of sandstone spires and "hoodoos." Weather permitting, be awed by the spectacular night sky, adorned with twinkling stars and constellations.

Overnight: Bryce View Lodge or similar

Day 10

Bryce Canyon - Zion National Park - Las Vegas

Explore the majestic Zion National Park, home to impressive rock formations shaped by the Virgin River. Later, experience the dazzling entertainment and excitement of Las Vegas, the "Entertainment Capital of the World." Take a moment to capture a photo memory at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome sign.

Overnight: Luxor Hotel or similar

Day 11

Las Vegas

Enjoy a day of leisure in Las Vegas, with options to shop, experience bustling casinos, watch Broadway-calibre shows, or simply stroll along the famous Strip.

Overnight: Luxor Hotel or similar

Day 12

Las Vegas - Death Valley - Mammoth Lakes*

Depart from glamorous Las Vegas to venture into the quiet and extreme environment of Death Valley. Take in the breathtaking views at Zabriskie Point and Furnace Creek Ranch/Visitors Centre. Ascend the Sierra Nevada Mountains to Mammoth Lakes, a picturesque alpine resort town known for its skiing terrain and stunning mountain vistas.

*Winter Routing: The Tioga Pass may be closed due to weather or road conditions, in which case you will overnight in Fresno or Visalia and a visit to Mammoth Lakes will not be possible (winter routing applies to all departures between October and May under normal snow conditions).

Overnight: Mammoth Mountain Inn or similar (Hampton Inn Fresno Airport or similar if Tioga Pass is closed)

Day 13

Mammoth Lakes - Yosemite National Park - San Francisco

Pass through the Tioga Pass into Yosemite National Park, where you'll encounter the splendours of the valley floor, including iconic granite formations like El Capitan and Half Dome, as well as the majestic Bridal Falls and Yosemite Falls. Finally, arrive in San Francisco, one of America's most beloved cities.

Overnight: Galleria Park Hotel or similar

Day 14

San Francisco

Explore the beauty of San Francisco with a morning city tour, including Union Square, the Civic Centre, and Fisherman's Wharf. Take in the stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. The afternoon and evening are yours to indulge in the city's delights, such as savouring local seafood, famous sourdough bread, or decadent Ghirardelli's Chocolate.

Overnight: Galleria Park Hotel or similar

Day 15

San Francisco

Transfer independently to the airport for your return flight home, concluding this unforgettable adventure from Denver to San Francisco.

  • International return flights
  • Accommodation over 14 nights as stated or similar
  • Service of a professional Tour Manager throughout
  • Transportation in air-conditioned coach throughout the tour
  • Visit Buffalo Bill Historic Centre; 5 museums dedicated to the life of the American West
  • Drive along the scenic Trail Ridge Road also known as the "Highway to the Sky"
  • Tour of Temple Square in Salt Lake City
  • Marvel at the majestic beauty of Mt. Rushmore
  • Visit Yellowstone National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, Zion National Park, Bighorn National Forest Rocky Mountain National Park, Death Valley, Yosemite National Park

What’s not included:

  • Airport transfer
  • Optional excursions and meals unless stated
     

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