Welcome to Wyoming
With wind, restless grasses and wide blue skies, the most sparsely populated state offers solitude to spare. Wyoming may be nuzzled in the bosom of America, but emptiness defines it.Though steeped in ranching culture – just see the line of Stetsons at the local credit union – Wyoming is the number-one coal producer in the US, and is also big in natural gas, crude oil and diamonds. Deeply conservative, its propensity... Read More
Top experiences in Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park Day Tour
You’ll be picked up from your Jackson hotel early in the morning. During your 2-hour drive by comfortable air-conditioned coach, admire the beauty of Grand Teton National Park as you make your way north to Yellowstone National Park (entrance fee of USD$12 per person is not included).Upon entering Yellowstone’s Lower Loop, drive to Lewis Canyon, Lewis River and Lewis Lake before stopping at Old Faithful to witness the world-famous geyser’s iconic eruption. Be sure to have your camera ready for this eye-popping sight! Feel free to bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy amidst the beautiful scenery, or grab something to eat at one of the many concession stands (own expense). After lunch, you’ll be mesmerized by the amazing colors of the Fountain Paint Pot in the Firehole River Area. As your guide will explain, this mud pot in Yellowstone’s Lower Geyser basin is named for the reds, yellows and browns caused by the oxidation states of the iron in the mud.Pass through the Madison Junction and Norris Geyser Basin on our way to your next stop, the 20-mile-long (32-km) Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, where you’ll come face-to-face with one of the tallest waterfalls in the US. Then, continue driving through the Lower Loop to Hayden Valley, where bison herds spend the summer grazing. You may even spot a wolf! Your last stop in Yellowstone is the historic Lake Hotel overlooking Yellowstone Lake, the country’s largest lake above an elevation of 7,000 feet (2,134 meters). You’ll enjoy more awe-inspiring views as you cruise through Grand Teton National Park on your way back to Jackson.
Grand Teton Small-Group Wildlife Safari by Jeep
Departing from Teton Village near Jackson Hole at dawn or dusk, hop in an all-terrain safari-style vehicle for a safari adventure through Grand Teton National Park, whose ethereal mountain landscape offers views of towering jagged peaks, including Grand Teton, the park’s tallest mountain. In the summer and spring, you'll ride in an open-air safari-style vehicle (June 15 - August 31) to enjoy the warm weather and feel the wind in your hair; in the fall and winter, when it's a bit colder, enjoy the sights on an equally thrilling ride, this time in the comfort of an enclosed safari-style vehicle. More than 60 species of mammals, more than 300 species of birds and a several types of fish call the surrounding Jackson Hole area home, which means you’ll view tons of wildlife on your tour. As your expert guide navigates the rugged terrain, enjoy unobstructed views of your surroundings and use your provided binoculars to spot elk, moose, deer, bison, sheep, grizzly bears, black bears and wolves, plus birds flying overhead such as eagles, hawks and owls. You’ll explore a portion of the park’s 330,000 acres (133,546 hectares), stopping along the way to admire the views and take photos of the Snake River and the mountain backdrop. Your guide will teach you all about the natural history of this amazing park, including its geology and ecology. After your exciting wildlife adventure, you’ll be driven back to Teton Village. Please note: Summer tours run from June 15 to August 31 and are limited to nine people. Fall/winter tours run from September 1 to June 14 and are limited to 10 people; hotel pickup and drop-off in the Jackson Hole area is available upon request.
Yellowstone Old Faithful Wildlife Safari
Your tour departs from your Jackson-area hotel in the early morning. Get ready for your exciting safari adventure on the scenic 1-hour drive north through Grand Teton National Park, stopping along the way to observe wildlife stirring in the morning light.Arriving at Yellowstone National Park, hop in an all-terrain enclosed vehicle and let your expert guide navigate the rugged terrain. Enjoy unobstructed views of your majestic surroundings and use your provided binoculars to spot bears, wolves, elk and bison, plus birds flying overhead such as eagles, hawks and owls.Visit Old Faithful to witness the eruption of this world-famous geyser. After spending time here taking photos, continue to Yellowstone Lake, the Upper and Lower Falls and the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, a magnificent canyon created by huge volcanic eruptions 600,000 years ago. These sights will absolutely amaze you!During your stops, your guide will tell you all about Yellowstone National Park’s history, geology, ecology and wildlife. Enjoy snacks and beverages, as well. After your unforgettable Yellowstone adventure, relax on the drive south to Jackson. Please note: This tour only operates from late April through October.
Grand Teton National Park Day Tour
You’ll be picked up from your Jackson hotel in the early morning for a 30-minute drive north by comfortable air-conditioned coach to Grand Teton National Park, located 10 miles (16 km) south of Yellowstone. This world-renowned park includes the major peaks of the 40-mile-long (64 km) Teton Range of the Rocky Mountains, as well as most of the northern sections of the valley known as Jackson Hole. After entering the park (entrance fee at additional cost), stop at the Chapel of the Transfiguration, a small log cabin built in 1925 to serve the guests and employees of the nearby dude ranches. Listed on the US National Register of Historic Places, the chapel frames a views of the tallest peaks of the Teton Range, known as the Cathedral Group. Continue to Menor’s Ferry, a Snake River ferry serving the Jackson Hole area in the late 1800s. Here, you'll also visit Maud Noble’s Cabin, another site listed on the US National Register of Historic Places. As you walk around the homestead, you'll learn how the area’s early pioneers once lived from your guide.After your interesting historical visits, it’s time to appreciate Grand Teton National Park’s epic beauty. Venture to crystal-clear Jenny Lake to gaze in amazement at the Tetons and learn about historical mountain men such as Jim Bridger, John Colter and Beaver Dick. Next, stop at one of the park's lodges for lunch -- there are several dining options to choose from (own expense). Your afternoon starts with a visit to the shores of Jackson Lake to soak up more views of the serene landscape and point out some wildlife, flora and fauna. As your guide will explain, this region is home to more than 1,000 species of plants, dozens of species of mammals, 300 species of birds and several species of fish, reptiles and amphibians. A surprising fact: The park’s pristine ecosystem is home to many species of flora and fauna that have existed since prehistoric times!Your last stop in the park is the Colter Bay Visitor Center, where you can observe a vast array of never-before-seen Indian artifacts. On the way back to Jackson, pass the Oxbow Bend of the Snake River to view moose, eagles, beaver and other wildlife. You'll arrive back at your hotel at approximately 3:30pm.
Private Yellowstone Wildlife Tour
A private Yellowstone Guidelines tour for a group 1-6 people is the perfect way to see and experience the wildlife of Yellowstone National Park. Your excursion begins with an early pick-up from your Yellowstone area lodgings. Then, depart for the park with your expert guide for a full-day of wildlife viewing. Set out in search of the park’s resident wildlife, including black and grizzly bears, elk, bison, bighorn sheep, and elusive wolves. If you spot them, you can watch their antics from a safe and unobtrusive distance using provided viewing scopes and binoculars. Have your camera ready to capture stunning park and wildlife pics while traveling through Yellowstone’s Northern Range, Lamar and Hayden Valleys, and Lake Area. Your private tour includes lunch along with round-trip transportation from select area lodgings.
4-day Yellowstone and Grand Teton Wildlife Tour
Prepare to see and photograph a staggering array of wildlife on this 4-day tour of two of America’s most beloved national parks. Discover the fantastic scenery and animal life of Grand Teton and Yellowstone with the help of your guide, who will answer your questions and take you to areas that many tourists miss. Please see the Itinerary below for details on each day of the tour.Important note: Hotel stay within the parks is not guaranteed for bookings made within 30 days of the date of travel. Accommodations will be made at hotels outside of the park.