February 3, 2024
$2,259* per person
AAA Travel invites you to visit Yellowstone National Park from an entirely new perspective!
Board a private, heated snowcoach and move easily across the snow for crystal clear views of Yellowstone’s most famous landmarks. In Jackson, at the base of the Teton Mountains, enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride into the massive herds of elk at the National Elk Refuge. Enjoy a visit to the National Museum of Wildlife Art, which strives to inspire humanity’s relationship with nature and the amazing facility of Utah’s Olympic Park and Museum. Please join us on this one-of-a-kind winter wonderland adventure!
*Rates are per person, land only, based on double occupancy. Rates, hotels, terms, conditions and itinerary are subject to change. Rates do not include airfare, air taxes. AAA member benefits are valid for passengers who book through AAA travel only. Benefits listed may be substituted/eliminated based on passenger participation and have no cash value. This tour requires average physical activity. Participants should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground, or unpaved trails as well as on snow and ice. This is a winter tour; participants should come prepared for cold weather. This tour covers areas of higher altitudes including overnight locations above 6,000 ft. and touring above 8,000 ft. Other restrictions may apply. The Auto Club Group is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the promotion of this tour.
A once-in-a- lifetime opportunity awaits us this morning! Seating has been arranged for us at Temple Square, where we will have a chance to hear the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s weekly broadcast performance. (Choir’s schedule permitting).
Then, we’ll depart the Wasatch Mountains and drive north past the Great Salt Lake, Hill Air Force Base and Utah’s first settlement, Ogden.
This is your day to discover Yellowstone National Park, America’s oldest and most famous national park, via private chartered snowcoaches. The heated snowcoaches provide a clear view, moving easily across the snow while listening to the insights of an experienced Yellowstone guide. Visit some of the landmarks for which Yellowstone is famous including Firehole Falls, Fountain Paint Pots and the world’s most famous geyser, Old Faithful, with plenty of time to witness Old Faithful’s dramatic display.
In the afternoon, enjoy a return trip to West Yellowstone with additional picture stops along the way.
Arrive in West Yellowstone and join the group for a delicious dinner. (B, D)
Enjoy a beautiful winter day as you depart West Yellowstone and travel to the western town of Jackson located at the base of the rugged Teton Mountains. After some free time for lunch on own in town, enjoy a fantastic winter experience! Just a couple miles north of Jackson is the National Elk Refuge, winter home for thousands of these majestic animals. Get a close-up view as you take a horse drawn sleigh ride right into the massive herd on the Elk Refuge. Your sleigh driver and guide will explain how the settling the Jackson Valley affected the elk herd winter migration and why the refuge now plays an important role in their survival.
After this unique experience, visit the National Museum of Wildlife Art. With collections of nearly twenty-three hundred works of wildlife art, the museum strives to enrich and inspire appreciation of art and humanity’s relationship with nature.
This evening, return to Jackson and check into your hotel. After some time to relax or to explore the many shops and art galleries, join the group for dinner at a local restaurant. (B, D)
Lexington, Jackson, WY or similar – 1 night
Depart Jackson this morning and travel through western Wyoming surrounded by silver streams, soaring peaks, and lush meadows. Drive through the rugged Snake River Canyon, stopping in pastoral Starr Valley.
Arrive in Evanston for lunch on your own, then travel to Utah Olympic Park near Park City. Enjoy a guided tour of this amazing facility that hosted events for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games and continues to host World Cup events. Many of the guides are winter Olympians in training. You will see the Utah Ski and Olympic Museum, three Nordic Jumps along with the Bobsled and Luge Track, which has some of the fastest ice on earth.
Return to Salt Lake City for one final night. This evening joins the group for a farewell dinner. (B, D)
Holiday Inn Express Downtown, Salt Lake City UT or similar – 1 night
Transfer/Taxi/Uber to the Salt Lake Airport on your own to arrive at the airport approximately 1.5 – 2 hours prior to your departure time. As you travel home, remember all the wonderful memories and friends you have met on your fabulous Yellowstone in Winter Vacation! (B)
AAA EXCLUSIVE HIGHLIGHTS:
- 5 nights’ hotel accommodations
- Entrance fees to attractions, National Parks and Monuments as mentioned in the itinerary
- Gratuities Driver, Tour Director, Local Guides
- Salt Lake City Tour
- Mormon Tabernacle Choir Performance (choir schedule permitting)
- Island Park Region
- Yellowstone National Park via Snowcoach
- Old Faithful
- National Elk Refuge
- Grand Teton National Park
- Utah Olympic Park
- Meals: 5 breakfasts and 4 dinners
- Airport transfers included at select times on day of arrival and departure
- Services of a Professional Tour Guide
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