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Greater Yellowstone: Heart of the Continent

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Program #2809RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 23 total, 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; Gluten Free.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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49er Inn and Suites: Jackson, WY, 1 nights
Type: Motel

Description: The 49er is centrally located downtown, on Jackson's Town Square. A short walk through the elk antler arch are galleries, shopping, unique western boutiques and fine dining.

Contact info:
330 West Pearl
Jackson, WY 83001 USA
phone: 307-733-7550
web: www.townsquareinns.com

Room amenities: Coffee maker, iron/ironing board, wireless internet

Facility amenities: Deluxe continental breakfast, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, sauna and fitness room.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: varies
Seasonal rates; call 49er Inn and Suites (307) 733-7550 for information.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Jackson Lake Lodge Cabins: Jackson Lake, 2 nights
Type: Cabin

Description: Very well maintained, nicely furnished cabins snuggled in a pine forest, within walking distance of Jackson Lake Lodge and Lodge Dining Room.

Contact info:
HWY 191
Moran, WY 83013 USA
phone: 307-543-3005
web: www.gtlc.com

Room amenities: iron and hair dryer by request.

Facility amenities: At lodge is pool, internet access, laundry facility, dining room, lounge, viewing area with scopes, specialty shops, art, safe on request.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Old Faithful Snow Lodge: Old Faithful, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Built in the style of classic national park lodges, Old Faithful Snow Lodge combines modern comfort with rustic timber construction within viewing distance of Old Faithful Geyser

Contact info:
1 Grand Loop Road
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 USA
phone: 307-545-4600
web: www.TravelYellowstone.com

Room amenities: Telephone, coffee maker, refrigerator, hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Gift shop, lounge, bar, dining room, grill, physically disabled services. Internet service is available for purchase in guest rooms and lobby areas.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Lake Hotel: Lake Station, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Known as the "Grand Lady of the Lake" with its gables and Ionic columns, Lake Hotel overlooks Yellowstone Lake. Hictorically decorated rooms. Relaxation in spacious, glassed in, Great Room offers grand view of beautiful Yellowstone Lake.

Contact info:
Grand Loop Road
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 USA
phone: 307-344-2107
web: www.travelyellowstone.com

Facility amenities: Restaurant and lounge on site. Safe available. Modem capability.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Spring Creek Ranch: Jackson, WY, 1 nights
Type: Resort

Description: Experience the peace and quiet of the mountains 1000 feet above Jackson, Wyoming with gorgeous views of the Teton Mountains. Spring Creek Ranch is a collection of Inn Rooms, Condominiums, and Mountain Villas in a quiet, ranch-like neighborhood setting. 5 minutes from the town of Jackson, WY

Contact info:
1800 N Spirit Dance Rd
Jackson, WY 83001 USA
phone: 307-733-8833
web: www.springcreekranch.com

Room amenities: One King or Two Queen Beds; Wood-Burning Fireplace; Balcony/Patio; Coffee Maker & Cowboy Coffee; Refrigerator; Cable TV with HBO; Wired High-speed Internet Access. All rooms boast Grand Teton views with both pond-side and cliff-side locations.

Facility amenities: Spring Creek ranch is a year-round Luxury resort set some 1,000 feet above Jackson Hole, Wyoming, one of the most inspiring and beautiful valleys in the world. The ranch is a resort with spectacular views of the Teton mountain range, including the world-famous 13,770-foot Grand Teton. The resort is surrounded by two remarkable national parks, countless recreational opportunities and wildlife like deer, elk, moose and bald eagles. At Spring Creek Ranch, the accommodations all feature fireplaces, beautiful rooms and magnificent views. Spring Creek Ranch is incredibly peaceful and secluded, yet convenient to both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. The quaint town of Jackson is just a few minutes away. Horseback riding, tennis courts, a swimming pool, spa & exercise room are available at Spring Creek Ranch.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: call for current rates
Spring Creek Ranch fills very quickly during prime summer season, so please call for availability.

Check out time: 11:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
8 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
10 Hands-on experiences

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4.9
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