20297
South Dakota/Wyoming
On the Road: Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone, Tetons, South Dakota & Wyoming
Explore the iconic monuments and national parks of South Dakota and Wyoming. From Mount Rushmore to Old Faithful, from herds of bison to Mammoth Site — this adventure is big!
Rating (4.98)
Program No. 20297RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
2,149
Getting There
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At a Glance

Travel from the beautiful Black Hills of Western South Dakota to Wyoming’s parks and monuments on this exceptional adventure. Be mesmerized by natural and manmade wonders at Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park and the Mammoth Site in South Dakota. Experience the mystique of Devils Tower Monument, see Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park and take in the majesty of Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole.
Activity Level
Moderate
Walking up to 2 miles a day. Getting in/out of motor coach frequently. Elevations of 3,400-7,731 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • At Mount Rushmore, learn how the mountain was carved by sculptor Gutzon Borglum.
  • Experience the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyo., the oldest and most comprehensive museum of the American West.
  • In Yellowstone National Park, view the waterfalls at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and travel through Hayden Valley and hope to see herds of bison and other wildlife.
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Sally Scharping
Sally Scharping is a lifelong resident of Minnesota and a retired critical care nurse. During her career as a travel nurse, Sally was able to work in many different states. She and her husband Dale have completed their goal of seeing all 50 states! They are proud parents of six children and many grandchildren. Sally’s favorite part of the country is the Yellowstone area. She is excited to be part of the Road Scholar team and is ready to lead you on a unique experience!
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