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Grand Tetons to Badlands: The Gems of South Dakota & Wyoming

Unique learning programs for travelers age 50+

Travel from the beautiful Black Hills of Western South Dakota to Wyoming’s parks. Be mesmerized by natural & manmade wonders at Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park & the Mammoth Site in South Dakota. Hike and float amidst the pristine landscapes and imposing peaks of Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. Experience Devils Tower Monument, see Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole.

Tetons, Mt Rushmore, Yellowstone NP
Tetons, Mt Rushmore, Yellowstone NP

What's Included

  • All lodgings & most meals
  • Expert-led lectures & field trips
  • All gratuities
  • Road Scholar Assurance Plan
Tetons, Mt Rushmore, Yellowstone NP

Favorite Experiences:

  • At Mount Rushmore, learn how the mountain was carved by sculptor Gutzon Borglum.
  • Experience the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyo., a 7-acre site valued at $143M.
  • In Yellowstone National Park, explore the iconic Lake Hotel, the waterfalls at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and travel through Hayden Valley and hope to see herds of bison and other wildlife.

A university of the world, Not-for-Profit Road Scholar has been leading global educational adventures for adults for over 40 years.

Our programs are all-inclusive educational adventures, not superficial tours. When you explore with us, you’ll have a deep, thought-provoking experience delivered by faculty experts on site.

Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the not-for-profit world leader in educational travel since 1975.

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