Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks
The Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks are two of the most iconic of America’s Parks.
The natural beauty and unlimited outdoor recreation make these neighboring parks a draw for people around the world.
However, with the COVID-19 virus keeping international visitors away, you have a unique opportunity to visit these parks without all of the crowds.
Therefore, if you’ve yet to visit these parks, perhaps the fall of 2020 will be your best opportunity.
Two Different Ways to Visit Grand Teton and Yellowstone
First of all, we shared with you in a previous article about how to visit these parks on a small-group tour.
Secondly, in this article, we will share with you how to visit these two parks on a private guided tour as more than a few are reluctant to travel in groups.
To accomplish this task, we’ve reached out to our friends at Abercrombie & Kent.
Carol and I traveled with them to Spain a few years back (click here). After that experience and the high praise we’ve received from our clients that we’ve booked with them over the years, we’ve grown to trust them implicitly.
Before we get started, it is essential to know that this is a private itinerary and can be customized to your specific desires.
With that, let’s take a peek at this sample itinerary:
- Day 1 – Arrive in Jackson, Wyoming. Pick up your rental car and drive 30-minutes to the 4-star Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa. Enjoy the day at leisure.
- Day 2 – Set out with your private naturalist guide to search for wildlife in Grand Teton National park. In the afternoon, hop in your car to visit the National Museum of Wildlife Art. A museum expert will lead you on a tour of the galleries and share insights on the artists and exhibits. The museum collection houses over 5,000 pieces from more than 500 artists. In addition, the museum grounds overlook the National Elk Refuge and the Gros Ventre Range. Evening at leisure.
- Day 3 – Enjoy a private scenic float on the legendary Snake River. Relax and enjoy panoramic views of the Teton Range. There is no need to paddle, as your guide keeps your raft on course and watches for wildlife along the riverbanks. You never know when a moose, osprey or bald eagle might appear. This is a peaceful float with a focus on nature. In the evening, hop in your car to enjoy the thrilling Jackson Hole Rodeo. This sport has been a part of the local cowboy culture since the first settlers arrived over 100 years ago. Events include bull and bronc riding, barrel racing, and team roping. No trip to Jackson would be complete without experiencing the legendary Jackson Hole Rodeo.
- Day 4 – Set out on a full-day, guided tour of Yellowstone National Park. Your naturalist driver-guide will tailor the experience to your interests, with stops at many of the park’s signature destinations. You will visit some of the park’s iconic geysers, hot pools, and wildlife viewing sites. If desired, your guide will lead you on short walks while sharing stories about the first national park in the world. Enjoy an alfresco picnic lunch during the tour and return to your hotel in the late afternoon.
- Day 5 – Set out with your naturalist guide for a half-day hike. Your guide will customize the walk to your abilities and interests. This is a chance to spend some time away from the crowds, exploring the peaceful corners of the Jackson Hole area on foot. Along the way, your guide will educate you on the flora and fauna, geology, and history of the Greater Yellowstone area. After that, enjoy your afternoon at leisure.
- Day 6 – At your leisure, drive 30 minutes to the Jackson Airport for your departing flight.
I don’t know about you, but I want to go on this trip RIGHT NOW!
Carol and I have been to Yellowstone (click here). However, we would gleefully go again. Furthermore, we’d both love to see the Grand Teton National Park.
How to Book a Private Guided Tour to the Grand Teton and Yellowstone Parks
This private itinerary starts at $3,975/person.
However, as we stated earlier, this is a sample itinerary. Subsequently, your final price might change depending on the time of year of your visit, the length of your visit, and many more customizable variables.
The sky is the limit. If you can dream it, we can plan it. 🙂
For more information or to book a private custom journey, please call Roaming Boomers Travel Services at (480) 550-1235 or use our convenient online information request (click here) and we’ll reach out to you.
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