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Rocky Mountain Frontier

Whether you’re a history buff, a culture enthusiast or a nature lover, this multiple day tour to the Rocky Mountains will enthral one and all! Starting from Denver, the tour will take you to some of the most fascinating natural, cultural and historical attractions in the USA. On the tour, you will explore incredible natural attractions, admire glorious historical sites and witness a unique cultural fervour. Some of the highlights of the journey include exploring the city of Denver, driving along the Trail Ridge Road, visiting Fort Laramie National Historic Site, and discovering rich flora and fauna at Yellow National Park and Grand Teton National Park.

Tour Nights

  • Denver: 2 nights
  • Cheyenne: 1 nights
  • Rapid City: 1 nights
  • Cody: 1 nights
  • Yellowstone: 1 nights
  • Jackson: 1 nights
  • Salt Lake City: 1 nights
  • Moab: 2 nights
  • Chinle: 1 nights
  • Albuquerque: 1 nights
  • Santa Fe: 1 nights
  • Colorado: 1 nights
  • Tour CodeTour code: AWUSM09
  • Accommodation GradeAccommodation Grade
  • Private TourGroup Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Admire the architectural and historical charm of Colorado State Capitol Building
  • Visit the majestic Fort Laramie National Historic Site
  • Learn about the history and heritage of Wyoming at Buffalo Bill Museum
  • Explore rich wildlife at Yellow National Park
  • Marvel at the magnificent landscape and interesting wildlife of Grand Teton National Park
  • Discover Cultural and historical highlights of Salt Lake City
  • Enjoy stunning natural beauty of Canyonlands National Park
  • Experience rich history in Canyon de Chelly
  • Shop and dine to your heart’s content in Gallup
  • Explore the rare Native American Community, Taos Pueblo

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 Denver Arrival
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    Welcome to Denver! With the impressive Rocky Mountains as a backdrop, Denver effortlessly blends the city's Old West heritage with today's modern skyscrapers and urban energy. Upon arrival at Denver International Airport, transfer independently to your hotel where you will meet your tour representative. 

  • Day 2 Denver - Rocky Mountains - Cheyenne
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    This morning, enjoy a short city tour of the "Mile High City", including the gold-domed State Capitol whose 13th step on the west side of the building is exactly 5,280 feet above sea level - one mile high. A short distance from Denver you'll enter Rocky Mountain National Park where you'll feel like you're on top of the world. Here, 415 square miles encompass and protect spectacular mountain environments. And if you thought the journey to the park was beautiful, just wait until you experience Trail Ridge Road. Known appropriately as the "Highway to the Sky", and offering incomparable views in every direction, Trail Ridge Road winds past countless peaks, through tundra high above the treeline and crosses the Continental Divide at 12,183 feet. Continue to Cheyenne, Wyoming's capital city that embodies the spirit of the Old West. Considered the nation's railroad capital, Cheyenne is home to a collection of steam engines, including Old Number 4004, the world's largest steam locomotive and one of the eight remaining Big Boys on display throughout the country.  Read More

  • Day 3 Cheyenne - Mount Rushmore - Rapid City
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    Your journey begins this morning with a visit to Fort Laramie National Historic Site. Originally established as a private fur trading fort, this "grand old post" evolved into the largest and best known military post on the Northern Plains and witnessed the entire sweeping saga of America's western expansion. Continue through the majestic beauty of South Dakota's Black Hills to Mount Rushmore National Memorial where you'll come face to face with George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, and America' ;s rich heritage.  Read More

  • Day 4 Rapid City - Bighorn Mountains - Cody
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    Today, crossing back into Wyoming en route to Cody, you'll travel through Bighorn National Forest where undisturbed rolling hills, alpine lakes, craggy cliffs, thick pine forests and the Bighorn Mountains dominate the landscape. Upon arrival in Cody you'll visit the Buffalo Bill Museum. Celebrating the spirit of the American West, including the culture and art that bring the heritage of Wyoming alive, the Buffalo Bill Museum focus' on the life and times of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, the town founder and a living legend. In the evening enjoy attractions that include rodeos, gun fight reenactments and cowboy music (seasonal).  Read More

  • Day 5 Cody - Yellowstone
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    Today, take an unforgettable journey into America's first national park and nature's wonderland ... Yellowstone National Park. Here, the Earth is in action with geysers, mountain ranges and rivers, waterfalls, and ancient volcanoes. The iconic spots - Old Faithful, and Yellowstone Canyon - will be familiar from photographs, but seeing them in person is a humbling experience. They're not just as good as you've heard - they're better. This mountain wildland is also home to eagles, grizzly and black bears, buffalo, elk and much more, so you're bound to see wildlife wherever you go.  Read More

  • Day 6 Yellowstone - Grand Teton - Jackson Hole
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    An exquisite mountain landscape where jagged peaks tower more than a mile above the Jackson Hole valley, Grand Teton National Park is located just south of Yellowstone. Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes and alpine terrain, the Teton Range dominates the park's skyline and stands as a monument to the people who fought to protect it. A stop will be made at the Snake River Overlook, a location made famous by Ansel Adams, where views of the Snake River flowing along the mountains puts the size of the Tetons into perspec tive. Continue to Jackson Hole, an area encompassed on all sides by mountain barriers.  Read More

  • Day 7 Jackson Hole – Salt lake City
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    Today's journey takes you through scenic Southern Idaho to Salt Lake City, the capital of the state of Utah and most populous, known for the Mormon Community. Upon arrival, enjoy views of the State Capital Building & downtown's historic Temple Square, home to the 6-spired Salt Lake Temple & domed Tabernacle of the world famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir, prior to arriving at your hotel. This evening we recommend dining at The Roof Restaurant (optional). The Roof offers an extravagant buffet & inspiring views of the Salt Lake Valley & Temple Square.  Read More

  • Day 8 Salt Lake City - Canyonlands N.P. - Moab
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    Heading south this morning, you'll pass through Provo, home to Brigham Young University, en route to Canyonlands National Park. Today you will see a wilderness of countless canyons & fantastically formed buttes carved by the Colorado River & its tributaries. Rivers divide the park into four districts: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze & the Rivers themselves. We will visit some of the most scenic spots in the Island in the Sky mesa that rests on sheer sandstone cliffs over 1,000 feet above the surrounding terrain. Continue on t o Moab for your stay tonight.  Read More

  • Day 9 Moab - Arches N.P. - Moab
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    Today we visit Arches National Park, one of Utah's Mighty 5. Once in the park, you'll discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landform and textures unlike any other in the world. With over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles and giant balanced rocks, this red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations and inspire you with its most unique scenery. Return to hotel in the late afternoon. 

  • Day 10 Moab - Canyon De Chelly - Chinle
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    Crossing into Arizona where traces of a rich history, miles of cacti in every size, shape and style, and natural wonders mark the awesome terrain, you'll make your way to Chinle, gateway to Canyon de Chelly National Monument. Located entirely on Navajo tribal lands and known for its steep canyon walls dotted with hundreds of ancient pueblo ruins. Here, distinctive architecture, artifacts and picturesque vistas of rocky outcroppings are all remarkably preserved, providing a peek into the lives of the canyon's earliest inhabitants. 

  • Day 11 Chinle - Gallup - Albuquerque
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    Leaving Chinle, today's journey takes you through the Navajo Reservation and dramatic lands of western New Mexico to Gallup. Having barely changed since Route 66's heyday, Gallup serves up a slice of Americana rarely seen nowadays along with one of the best strips of neon signs you'll see anywhere on the old route. Stroll the Plaza, dine at one of the many restaurants, shop for unique gifts from the Southwest in one the stores or galleries. 

  • Day 12 Albuquerque - Santa Fe
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    This morning, venture onto the Turquoise Trail, the National Scenic Byway linking Albuquerque & Santa Fe. Named for the rich turquoise deposits found throughout the area, & offering views of the Sandia Mountains & Cibola National Forest. Santa Fe, the nation's oldest capital city, is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, set against a back drop of landscape that inspired its own Georgia O'Keeffe's startlingly colorful paintings, this is a paradise for history buffs and cultural explorers. Ample leisure time this afterno on provides the perfect opportunity to explore world-renowned art galleries.  Read More

  • Day 13 Santa FE - Taos - Garden of the Gods - Colorado Springs
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    Travel from Santa Fe to Taos where you'll follow alongside the Rio Grande as it winds its way through canyons & red-rock cliffs before rising to a spectacular view of the river gorge & rich landscape of Taos valley. Visit the only living Native American community designated both a World Heritage Site by UNESCO & a National Historic Landmark, Taos Pueblo, whose multistory adobe buildings have been continuously inhabited for over a 1,000 years. Heading north from Taos back into Colorado, you'll discover the scenic beauty & favorable climate that has lured visitors to Colorado Springs for years. Stop at Garden of the Gods, where you'll delight in one of the most photographed landscapes. Imagine dramatic views of the foothills & 300 foot towering red sandstone rock formations set against a backdrop of snow-capped Pikes Peak & brilliant blue skies.  Read More

  • Day 14 Colorado Springs - Denver
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    Returning to Denver you will have ample free time to explore more of the city's must-sees, including the U.S. Mint, 16th Street Pedestrian Mall, Larimer Square, City Park, Denver's largest park offering stunning mountain views, and much more. 

  • Day 15 Denver Departure
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    Transfer independently to the airport for your return flight. 

Hotels

  • Buffalo Bill Village
    Buffalo Bill Village
    Star Rating Cody
  • Gray Wolf Inn and Suites
    Gray Wolf Inn and Suites
    Star Rating Yellowstone
  • Holiday Inn Canyon De Chelly
    Holiday Inn Canyon De Chelly
    Star Rating Chinle
  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn
    BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn
    Star Rating Albuquerque
  •  Hyatt Place Colorado Springs / Garden Of The Gods
    Hyatt Place Colorado Springs / Garden Of The Gods
    Star Rating Colorado Springs
  • Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center Cheyenne
    Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center Cheyenne
    Star Rating Cheyenne

Buffalo Bill Village Star Rating

Cody
  • Buffalo Bill Village

The Buffalo Bill Historical Center is less than 5 minutes from the hotel and features 5 museums under one roof. Cody Nite Rodeo is a 5-minute drive from Cabin Village Buffalo Bill. Guests can also take wild Mustang tour.

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Gray Wolf Inn and Suites Star Rating

Yellowstone
  • Gray Wolf Inn and Suites

Gray Wolf Inn & Suites is located in the heart of rural West Yellowstone, directly across the street from the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center.

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Holiday Inn Canyon De Chelly Star Rating

Chinle
  • Holiday Inn Canyon De Chelly

Located in the heart of Navajo Nation.This Chinle hotel is 3.2 km from the Canyon de Chelly National Monument. Hiking, boating and fishing are located nearby Chinle Holiday Inn. Tsaile Lake is 41.5 km away.

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn Star Rating

Albuquerque
  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn

Situated in the historical district, this eco-friendly hotel is close to Albuquerque Museum, Old Town Plaza, and New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Also nearby are Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and Nizhoni Gall

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Hyatt Place Colorado Springs / Garden Of The Gods Star Rating

Colorado Springs
  •  Hyatt Place Colorado Springs / Garden Of The Gods

A Centrally Located Hotel in Colorado Springs. Hotel near Pikes Peak is located just 4 miles from downtown Colorado Springs and Garden of the Gods and just 10 miles from Pikes Peak, the highest summit of the southern Front Ra

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Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center Cheyenne Star Rating

Cheyenne
  • Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center Cheyenne

With a location near the airport, Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center Cheyenne is one of the most convenient places to stay in Cheyenne, WY. This modern hotel off Interstate 80 is a 4-minute drive from Cheyenne Depot Museum,

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What's Included?

  •  Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout
  •  Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach with on-board restroom facilities
  •  Hotel accommodation as specified or similar
  •  Sightseeing as specified
  •  Hotel taxes; service charges and baggage (one suitcase per person)

What's not Included?

  • International flights.
  • Visa fees.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Meals.
  • Driver-guide gratuities, drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage
  • Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance.
  • Telephone bill and any items of a personal nature.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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