If you’ve wanted to bring the family to Yellowstone National Park this summer, consider a wild, western twist on the classic family vacation. Yellowstone National Park sits in the corner of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming…..pure cowboy country. What kid wouldn’t leap at the chance to put on a cowboy hat and explore the wide open spaces of a real working ranch and the wonder that is Yellowstone National Park.
The fun begins the minute you arrive in Bozeman, Montana with a visit to the Lewis & Clark Caverns and an afternoon zip-line adventure through the Moose Tracks forest of Big Sky Resort. Your accomodations for the night will be an authentic log cabin tucked into the woods of a working Guest Ranch that began as a Montana homestead 110 years ago. Enjoy the hearty ranch-style dinner followed by a horse-drawn hayride and s’mores around the campfire.
Your naturalist guide will explore the wonders of Yellowstone National Park with you for the next 3 days, visiting Old Faithful, Yellowstone Lake, Mount Washburn and wildlife viewing the famous Hayden Valley. Dawn in Hayden Valley offers your best chance for interesting wildlife sightings of moose, bears, wolves and other elusive species. You’ll spend two nights at the historic Lake Yellowstone Hotel offering 1920’s ambiance and stunning lake views, perfect for relaxing after a full day of sightseeing.
Next stop is Cody, Wyoming to take in the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, a white-water float on the Shoshone River and a rockin-good time at the Cody Rodeo. Since the 1800’s, Cody has stood for everything that is wild about the west. Fortunately, you’ll be sleeping in comfort at The Cody, a luxury hotel within walking distance of all the historic sites in the frontier town of Cody.
There are four group departure dates for the summer of 2011 on this “Best of the West Family Vacation”-June 19, July 10, July 24 and August 07.
Contact Rhonda Sand or Linda Bruno at TMI Tours in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho for availability and prices on this unique family vacation idea to Yellowstone National Park. It is guaranteed to be the wildest 6 days of your summer vacation.
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