America's Greatest Treasures

New for 2019

Price per person
from £2,333

Price based on
London Heathrow
17th May 2019 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 11 days

  • Western USA

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tours

Go west for adventure and treasure on this affordable American holiday through Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Utah. From the “Mile High City” of Denver to the lofty peaks of the Grand Tetons, you’ll experience the Wild West with its stunning vistas and historic lore. Pass through the black hills of South Dakota where the legends of the frontier made their mark, and stand at the national monuments to presidents at Mount Rushmore, and to Native American legend, Chief Crazy Horse. Follow the trail of pioneers and history-makers to Wyoming—home of Buffalo Bill and the spectacular natural splendour of Yellowstone National Park. From Old Faithful and thundering waterfalls to the desert of the Great Salt Lake, your journey through the American West is a tale to be told for years to come.

At a glance


  • Black Hills Of South Dakota Scenic drive
  • Mount Rushmore Visit Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore National Memorial
  • Yellowstone National Park Stay overnight inside the park or in West Yellowstone; sightseeing
  • Jackson Grand Teton National Park sightseeing; glacier-fed Jenny Lake
  • Salt Lake City Sightseeing

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport and port taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our VIP home pick-up service.

Overview

Go west for adventure and treasure on this affordable American holiday through Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Utah. From the “Mile High City” of Denver to the lofty peaks of the Grand Tetons, you’ll experience the Wild West with its stunning vistas and historic lore. Pass through the black hills of South Dakota where the legends of the frontier made their mark, and stand at the national monuments to presidents at Mount Rushmore, and to Native American legend, Chief Crazy Horse. Follow the trail of pioneers and history-makers to Wyoming—home of Buffalo Bill and the spectacular natural splendour of Yellowstone National Park. From Old Faithful and thundering waterfalls to the desert of the Great Salt Lake, your journey through the American West is a tale to be told for years to come.

Total meals included:

  • 3 breakfasts

UK - Denver

Day
1

On arrival you will transfer to your hotel.

Welcome to Denver, the “Mile High City,” capital of Colorado and gateway to the Rocky Mountains. This evening is free to explore on your own.

Denver - Cheyenne - Black Hills - Rapid City

Day
2

Depart Denver and travel north to Cheyenne, capital of Wyoming. Then, on through the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, immortalised in a famous song from the musical Calamity Jane, to the historic frontier town of Custer. Overnight in Rapid City.

Rapid City - Crazy Horse - Mount Rushmore - Deadwood

Day
3

Visit CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL, a monument carved out of a mountain that pays respect to the great Native American hero, Chief Crazy Horse. Drive deep into the Black Hills, through what was Sioux Indian territory, to see the stunning granite faces of MOUNT RUSHMORE, a giant monument to four great American presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. On to Deadwood, a lawless frontier town during the 1876 Gold Rush, where Jack McCall murdered Wild Bill Hickok during a poker game. Overnight here, and discover Deadwood’s Wild West ways as you walk in the footsteps of legends like Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Deadwood - Sheridan - Cody

Day
4

This morning, head through high country, where open-range cattle kings made war on the homesteaders in the 1890s. Drive past Sheridan in the Bighorn Mountains, site of battles between the U.S. Cavalry and the Sioux, Cheyenne, and Crow Indians. Overnight in Buffalo Bill’s frontier town of Cody.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Cody - Yellowstone National Park

Day
5

Proceed through Shoshone National Forest to YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. Travel along Grand Loop Road to Artist Point for views of the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The next two nights are inside Yellowstone National Park.

Notes: Accommodations used by Cosmos in Yellowstone National Park are typically open from late May through late September. Departures before or after these opening dates will stay in West Yellowstone.

Routing and areas visited in Yellowstone National Park are always subject to favourable weather, gate access, and road conditions; therefore, routings may be adjusted.

Yellowstone National Park

Day
6

Today, explore more of America’s first national park by returning to visit the geyser basins with bubbling mud paint pots and the reliable “blow” of Old Faithful. In addition to superb mountain scenery, the park is one of the world’s principal wildlife preserves and a photographer’s paradise.

Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson

Day
7

Head south into magnificent GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, one of America’s last preserves of wild solitude. Its 13,770-foot-high ridges are crested with snow most of the year. Stroll along the shores of beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake before ending the day in the Wild West town of Jackson with its wooden sidewalks and swing-door saloons. This evening, join an optional barbecue cookout and Wild West show. Travel by horse-drawn covered wagon into Cache Creek Canyon and experience dinner and entertainment before returning to Jackson.

Jackson

Day
8

Time to relax in Jackson or maybe join a scenic trip down the Snake River. Enjoy an 8-mile float trip that passes nesting areas of bald eagles, ospreys and a plethora of other bird species and wildlife. The afternoon is free to explore the historic downtown area of Jackson.

Jackson → Salt Lake City, Utah’s vibrant capital

Day
9

Set on the edge of Great Salt Lake Desert, this centre of the Mormon religion is where Brigham Young declared to his followers, “This is the place.” An included sightseeing tour offers a glimpse of Temple Square, the Capitol Building, and the beautiful downtown area. Day

Salt Lake City - UK

Day
10

Your holiday ends this morning.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Day
11

Home landing in the UK.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Denver - Holiday Inn Denver

This hotel overlooks the amazing Rocky Mountains which you can see from your hotel room. This hotel offers a relaxing break as it offers Free WIFI and a relaxing high pressure shower which you can enjoy at the end of your busy day.

  • Location

    455 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80246, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Free WiFi
    • Room Service
    • Indoor Swimming Pool

The Howard Johnson Inn & Suites is conveniently located within walking distance to local downtown Rapid City shopping, dining and entertainment, and is within a short driving distance to many national attractions including Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial.

  • Location

    950 North St, Rapid City, SD 57701-1149

  • Facilities

    • Free Wifi
    • Air Conditioning
    • Pool
    • Laundry Service

 The Gulch features a 24-Hour Casino, Award-Winning Hotel, Creekside Restaurant and Convention Center. Located in the beautiful Black Hills setting and access to the Mickelson Trail for year-round outdoor activities. 

  • Location

    304 Cliff St, Hwy 85 S, Deadwood, SD 57732 

  • Facilities

    • Free Wifi
    • Bar/ Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Casino

Cody - Holiday Inn Buffalo Village Resort

This hotel comes with a high level of comfort as you get to choice your pillows from either a hard of soft pillow you can enjoy your pillow by either taking full advantage of the Flat screen TV with premium cable channels.

  • Location

    1701 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar

With nine lodging facilities offering over 2,000 rooms, accommodations in Yellowstone National Park are plentiful for those wishing to experience the national park it its glory.

  • Location

    Yellowstone National Park Wyoming 82190

  • Facilities

    • Facilities may vary depending on accommodation.

In the heart of Jackson and close to everything this glorious area has to offer. Here you’re just 5 blocks from Snow King Mountain, 10 miles from Grand Teton National Park, 12 miles from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and 55 miles from the south entrance to Yellowstone.

  • Location

    380 W Broadway AveJackson, WY 83001-8637

  • Facilities

    • Free Wifi
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning

Salt Lake City - Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites

Situated between two main mountain ranges provides exceptional views from around the hotel. Enjoy relaxing in indoor heated swimming pool or spend time in the hot tub.

  • Location

    230 W 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

  • Facilities

    • Wifi available
    • Room service available
    • Indoor pool
    • Hot tub

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