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$47 Water Sports

Yellowstone River Rafting 2-Hour Family-Friendly Guided Tour

The trip begins with check-in at the rafting office in Gardiner, Montana a half-hour before the scheduled rafting trip. After you get checked in, you will be offered facilities to change into wetsuits or other appropriate water gear provided. Once everyone is ready, your guides will shuttle you to the river where they will provide safety instruction. From there, you board your raft and paddle off, with your guide giving constant instruction. You will see 8 miles of the beautiful Yellowstone River and experience Class II, III and even a Class IV depending on the time of the year. The Gallatin National Forest borders the Yellowstone to your left and you will have plenty of scenic viewing opportunity. Your guide will even let you jump in for a swim! About 20 minutes into your trip, you can expect to be photographed by a professional photographer. As your trip draws to a close, your guides will pick you up and drive 10 minutes back to Gardiner where you can change out of your river garb, view your photos and purchase other mementos from your trip.

$650 Outdoor Activities

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks 2-Day Wildlife Tour

See a panoply of wildlife and capture amazing photos on this 2-day adventure in two of America’s most revered national parks: Yellowstone and Grand Teton. With the help of your guide, spot impressive animals it would be difficult to find on your own. Visit famous landmarks in the parks and stay overnight at a hotel in Montana, soaking up the wild and pristine beauty of this distinctive region.Day 1: Jackson or Teton Village – Grand Teton – Yellowstone (L)Your 2-day wilderness escape starts in the early morning in Wyoming with pickup from your Jackson or Teton Village area hotel. As you travel by coach among the towering peaks of Grand Teton National Park glowing in the gentle morning light, enjoy complimentary snacks and refreshments and keep your eyes peeled for moose, elk, bison, grizzlies, black bears, wolves, coyotes and eagles. Binoculars will be provided for optimal viewing. Continue to nearby Yellowstone National Park, the first national park ever established, and see two of its many lovely waterfalls: the Upper Falls and Lower Falls. Take in views of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, a chasm on the Yellowstone River that cuts up to 1200 feet (366 m) deep. Savor a picnic lunch in this park teeming with animal and plant life as your guide shares facts about the geological and human forces that have shaped this area over thousands of years. Spend the evening in Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley – often called the ‘American Serengeti’ – searching for more wildlife. It was here that bison were brought back from the brink of extinction in the early 1900s. Look for these great woolly beasts and herds of elk coming out for their evening meal. Afterward, cross just over the border into Montana and have your own hearty dinner (own expense) at a local restaurant to finish off your day of exploration before settling into your comfortable hotel room for the night. Overnight: Hotel in West Yellowstone or Cooke City, MontanaDay 2: Yellowstone – Jackson or Teton Village Head back to Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley this morning to search for bears and wolves. Wolves were successfully re-introduced to this area in the 1990s, and your chances of seeing one are high. Lamar Valley is also the best place in Yellowstone to spy a grizzly bear, so have your camera ready!Spend the rest of the day taking short and easy hikes around some of the many geothermal features at Yellowstone created by volcanic activity. See famous Old Faithful’s massive eruption of water and the dramatic rock terraces at Mammoth Hot Springs. Reminisce about the most memorable wildlife sightings from your small-group tour as you are driven from Yellowstone back to your hotel in the early evening.

$92 Water Sports

Yellowstone River Half-Day Rafting Tour with Yankee Jim Canyon

The trip begins with check-in at the rafting office in Gardiner, Montana, thirty minutes prior to departure. Once everyone is changed into wetsuits or other provided water gear, guides will shuttle you to the river where you will learn about water safety. From there, you board your raft and paddle off! You will see 18 miles of the beautiful Yellowstone River and experience Class II, III and even a Class IV depending on the time of the year. The Gallatin National Forest boarders the Yellowstone to your left and you will have plenty of scenic viewing opportunity. Your guide will even let you jump in for a swim! About 20 minutes into your trip, you can expect to be photographed by a professional photographer.Halfway through the excursion, your party will take a break and enjoy a homemade picnic lunch. Once lunch is finished, it's off through Yankee Jim Canyon for the last leg of the adventure.As your trip draws to a close, guides pick you up and drive 20 minutes back to Gardiner where you can change out of your river garb, view your photos and purchase other mementos from your trip.

$700 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Yellowstone National Park 2-Day Tour from Jackson: Both Loops

Your day begins at 7:30am as you head north from Jackson, WY towards Yellowstone National Park, passing through Grand Teton on the way. A couple of photo opportunities are available as you pass through Grand Teton.Generally the first major stop will be at Upper Geyser Basin, or the Old Faithul area. The Old Faithful Geyser will erupt every ninety minutes and and you will witness the eruption. Given the timing of your arrival you may have time for a short boardwalk stroll to view some of the other thermal features in the basin. Next, you will venture north and most tours will have the time to stop at the major points of interest and for short and exciting boardwalk excursions. After a thorough exploration of Upper Mammoth Terrace and Lower Mammoth Terrace you will continue down the valley towards the north entrance of Yellowstone and the town of Gardiner, Montana as you pass over the 45th parallel, and into the state of Montana.Head straight out to Chico Hot Springs Resort, about 25 miles north of Gardiner, Montana. Arrive between approximately 5:30 and 6:00 pm, giving you time to soak in their historic mineral pools before you settle down to a delicious meal in arguably the best dining room in Montana!If the dining room is not your style, the poolside grill serves up great food in a casual family setting. Another option available is the world famous (Montana famous anyway) Chico Saloon.You will depart Chico at 8:00am and begin the second day of your tour by returning back to Gardiner and entering Yellowstone via the North Entrance. On day two,wildlife is a major theme as you will be spending the morning hours making your way from Mammoth Hot Springs south toward, and into Lamar Valley, scoping for wildlife along the way. By lunch time you will have backtracked out of Lamar Valley and will continue heading south over Dunraven Pass towards the Canyon Area, with a stop at Tower Falls along the way.  Spend some time at the Canyon Area with arguably the most spectacular hydrological features of your tour waiting to be discovered at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Heading south from the Canyon Area you will pass through Hayden Valley (fantastic wildlife here, bison, bear, and wolves, a great spot to glass for wildlife), Mud Volcano area, Yellowstone Lake, and West Thumb.You will have completed our Grand Loop at West Thumb and will continue south from there back to Jackson, usually arriving in Jackson between 6:00pm and 7:00pm, concluding our two days in Yellowstone.

$1198.99 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Bryce Canyon, Grand Tetons, Yellowstone Camping from Las Vegas

Travel to Utah, Wyoming and Montana to see famous national parks and Salt Lake City, Snow Canyon and the Rocky Mountains on this 7-day adventure from Las Vegas. You'll have plenty of opportunities to hike, spot wildlife and capture amazing photos. Enjoy 5 nights of camping and 1 night in a hotel on this action-packed exploration of America's Wild West. See Itinerary below for details on each day of the tour.

$65 Day Trips & Excursions

Grand Teton Park Self-Guided Tour from West Yellowstone

Your self-guided tour of Grand Teton National Park will be sent in an email so you can print it at your hotel or at home, or download the app if you use iOS. (For android devices, you can download the app for free.) Once your tour is downloaded, you can access it offline on your phone or iPad, and you will be able to travel around the park without the need for internet connection. The tour is packed with all the information you need before starting your adventure. It guides you precisely and is accessible at any time, so you can refer to it as many times as you wish.Your route is designed by a seasoned tour guide and will be sent to you within minutes of purchase. You will start from West Yellowstone, Montana, driving through Yellowstone Park and then beginning your tour at Jackson Lake. You will stop at Jenney Lake, Teton Village, the town of Jackson, Flat Creek, Mormon Row and many other attractions. Be sure to look for wildlife while you drive! This tour serves as a mile-by-mile guide for those who want to sightsee on their own schedule, while enjoying a route selected by an expert.

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