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Ucross

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  • Ucross

    Ucross is a community in Sheridan County, Wyoming and is located at the junction of U.S. Route 14 and U.S. Route 16 9.6 miles (15.4 km) west-southwest of Clearmont.

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    From the rivers to the mountains, Ucross beckons. It's about cottonwood trees, warm sunshine and cool mountain streams.

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    • Top Tip 1

      Take in the Cheyenne Frontier Days annual rodeo for all things western. It's held over a ten day period every July.

    • Top Tip 2

      If you're heading west from Cheyenne, make sure you take Route 130, the snowy Ridge Scenic Byway. The spectacular scenery makes it a worthwhile detour.

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  • Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks

    Begins in Jackson, Wyoming and ends in Rapid City, South Dakota

    9 Days / 8 Nights

    Departures: June, July, August and September

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    Your Escorted Tour includes

    • Roundtrip scheduled flights
    • Accommodation for 8 nights as specified
    • 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 7 dinners
    • Air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
    • Services of a Tauck Tour Director
    • Culturally immersed itinerary
    • Mount Rushmore

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    • Spectacular wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

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    • Buffalo Bill Historical Centrer

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    • Grand Teton

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    • Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone’s number one attraction

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    • Old Faithful Inn

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    • Old Faithful Inn Lobby

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    Day 01

    Arrive Jackson

    Depart the UK on your chosen flight to Jackson, Wyoming. Upon arrival, transfer independently to the Jackson Lake Lodge, which is fabulously located within Grand Teton National Park.

    Hotel: Jackson Lake Lodge (no meals)

    Day 02

    Jackson

    Spend your first full day exploring the quaint town of Jackson, which is filled with boutique shops and casual eateries, or head out into the national park. This evening, meet your fellow travelling companions for a welcome reception and dinner.

    Hotel: Jackson Lake Lodge (Dinner included)

    Day 03

    Grand Teton National Park

    Watch out for the spectacular wildlife, ranging from moose and elk to beavers and bald eagles, during an exhilarating ten-mile rafting trip along Snake River. This afternoon and evening are yours to explore Grand Teton National Park at leisure or make the short trip into the historic town of Jackson.

    Hotel: Jackson Lake Lodge (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 04

    Yellowstone National Park

    This morning, you’ll be enriched with the story of Grand Teton National Park and the immense efforts in place to preserve the environment. Next, it’s on to Yellowstone National Park where you will learn about the phenomenon of the world's first National Park, globally known for its unique geothermal activity. There’s an opportunity to witness Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone’s number one attraction, shooting 184 feet in the air, before enjoying dinner at leisure at Old Faithful Inn.

    Hotel: Old Faithful Inn (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 05

    Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone National Park has so much to see you need a second day. Witness some of Yellowstone’s abundant geysers, bright coloured hot springs, bubbling mud pots, steaming fumaroles, and other geothermal wonders, before following the Firehole River into the deep canyons to Fountain Paint Pot. Your accommodation for this evening is an historic 19th century hotel which is located on the shores of Lake Yellowstone.

    Hotel: Lake Yellowstone Hotel (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 06

    Cody & The Wild West

    Leaving the National Parks behind, today it is out into the open planes of western Wyoming and the 1890s town of Cody, named for its founder William ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody. You’ll experience the authentic “Wild West” at Buffalo Bill Historical Center, which includes the Whitney Gallery of Western Art, the Draper Museum of Natural History, the Plains Indian Museum and the Buffalo Bill Museum. Tonight, enjoy a western themed evening at the Cody Rodeo or the Cowboy Music Revue (depending on the season).

     

    Hotel: Holiday Inn Cody at Buffalo Bill Village (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 07

    Clearmont Ranch

    You will witness spectacular Bighorn Mountain scenery of rugged canyons, sparkling waterfalls and colourful vegetation en route to Buffalo, where a fabulous cookhouse lunch, horseback ride, roping demonstrations and a horse whispering session at the TA Ranch await your arrival. Then it’s on to a second Wyoming ranch where you will enjoy dinner and spend the evening at leisure.

    Hotel: The Ranch at Ucross (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 08

    Mount Rushmore

    Today is a journey into the Black Hills of South Dakota, a spectacular location, where you’ll have lunch at the Crazy Horse Memorial, a grand rock sculpture that will stand as the largest stone carving in the world once completed. Next it is on to famous Mount Rushmore, a majestic mountain where the faces of former presidents are carved into the granite. This evening, enjoy a farewell reception and dinner in Rapid City.

    Hotel: The Rushmore Hotel (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 09

    Journey Home

    There’s time for some last minute sightseeing or souvenir shopping before your transfer to Rapid City Airport for your flight back to the UK.

    Prices

    From £3449 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.

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