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From the Rockies to the Pacific, this inspiring road trip takes in iconic sights such as Mount Rushmore and Yellowstone National Park whilst getting off the tourist trail and uncovering the ‘real’ American west.
Destinations > Rocky Mountains > Across the Real West
20 nights accommodation, meals as indicated, 21 days car rental, maps, driving instructions and information pack.
Daily, 15 May - 15 Sep '19
Savour Colorado craft beer in Denver, visit the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Medora , North Dakota; stop in Montana's charming capital, Helena, founded during the Gold Rush of 1864; take a cruise down the Willamette River and visit the highlights of cosmopolitan Seattle.
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Arrive in Denver and enjoy some famous Colorado craft beer before starting your road trip tomorrow.
Check out Scotts Bluff National Monument which towers dramatically over the prairie.
Nestled in the Black Hills, Mount Rushmore is a must-see for any visitor. (B)
Spend the day in Custer State Park, home to over 1500 free-roaming bison.
Arrive in Medora and visit the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame to learn about life in the American West.
Spend the day exploring the rugged landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Billings is a great base for exploring the Little Bighorn Battlefield and Crow Indian Reservation.
Cody is a charming western town and gateway to Yellowstone National Park.
With over 10,000 geothermal features, towering waterfalls and abundant wildlife, Yellowstone is an American treasure.
A full day to explore Yellowstone – search for wildlife in Lamar Valley, watch Old Faithful spout and be mesmerised by the vibrant colours of Grand Prismatic Spring.
Founded during the Gold Rush in 1864, Helena is the charming capital of Montana.
Whitefish is an outdoorsman’s paradise, located just outside Glacier National Park.
Spend a full day in Glacier National Park, hike to Hidden Lake and traverse the scenic Goingto- the Sun Road over the mountain passes.
Surrounded by over 55 lakes, Coeur D’Alene is a picturesque spot off the tourist trail.
Lewiston is the gateway to Hells Canyon, North America’s deepest river gorge.
The Dalles is in the heart of the Columbia River Valley, a picturesque region visited by Lewis and Clark. (B)
Enjoy some urban comforts and craft brews in quirky Portland after your time on the road. (B)
Browse Powell’s book store, take a cruise down the Willamette River or explore the Pearl District.
With stunning views and abundant wildflowers, treat yourself to a relaxing day hike.
Pike’s Place Market and the Space Needle are just a few of the top attractions in cosmopolitan Seattle.
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