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9 Days | 8 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
Start of Program
Jun 8, 2014
4 and 5 pm for registration at Inn.
You will be staying at the 49er Inn and Suites that night.
Location: Jackson, WY
Nearest city or town: Idaho Falls
Nearest highway: Hwy 26 (from I-15)
Nearest airport: Jackson, WY

End of Program
Jun 16, 2014
Independent departures after breakfast at resort
You will be staying at the Spring Creek Ranch the night before.
Location: Jackson, WY
Additional transportation information same as above.
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

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

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

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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