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7 Days | 9 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners
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• Two Rail Journeys Napa Valley Wine Train & Sierra Nevada Rail Journey
• Two Cruise Experiences  San Francisco Bay Cruise & Lake Tahoe Paddle Wheeler Cruise
• San Francisco City Tour
• Wine Train Lunch
• Winery Tour & Tasting
• Old Town Sacramento
• Virginia City
• Reno, NV
• Nat’l Auto Museum
• Two Night Stay in  San Francisco
• Three Night Stay in  Lake Tahoe

Day 1 – ARRIVE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
Today board your flight bound for the Bay Area to begin your California Rail Discovery. Upon arrival meet your Tour Director and transfer to your hotel to begin a two night stay in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, San Francisco. “The City by the Bay” highlights fascinating museums, world-class cuisine & amazing shopping. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers. (D)

Day 2 – SAN FRANCISCO CITY TOUR – SAN FRANCISCO BAY CRUISE
Today enjoy a San Francisco City Tour to see the Civic Center area, Chinatown, Golden Gate Park, Union Square, Seal Rocks, Pacific Heights & Pier 39. Experience a San Francisco Bay Cruise featuring views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz & the city’s skyline. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to browse the storefronts along Fisherman’s Wharf, sample a chowder filled sourdough bread bowl or take a Cable Car ride. Maybe join an optional excursion to Muir Woods to see some of the oldest & the tallest Redwood trees in the world. (B)

DAY 3: NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN – WINERY – SACRAMENTO
This morning cross the Golden Gate Bridge & make a stop for picturesque views & photos looking back at the spectacular San Francisco Skyline.  Continue into California’s famous Napa Valley where hundreds of wineries prosper to board the Napa Valley Wine Train for a scenic rail journey and lunch.  This memorable dining experience in restored Pullman railcars evokes the spirit of early 1900’s luxury rail travel.  Then board your motorcoach and stop for a Winery Tour & Tasting to sample the famous local product while learning about wine making.  Later arrive in Sacramento, California’s capital and River City for an overnight stay.  Drive through Old Town Sacramento, the commercial hub of the Gold Rush Era filled with shops and restaurants with original storefronts and wooden sidewalks. (B,L)

Day 4 : SACRAMENTO – SIERRA NEVADA RAIL JOURNEY – LAKE TAHOE
This morning board an Amtrak Train for a Sierra Nevada Rail Journey through the beautiful snow capped Sierra Nevada Mountains to the Lake Tahoe area.  Disembark your train in Truckee and board your motorcoach to drive to the spectacular year round resort area of Lake Tahoe to spend the next three evenings in the popular and revitalized South Lake Tahoe/Stateline area. (B)

Day 5:  RENO – VIRGINIA CITY
This morning travel through historic Carson City, capital of the Silver State of Nevada enroute to Reno, Nevada and see the iconic “The Biggest Little City in the World” Sign.  Visit Reno’s famous National Automobile Museum, recognized as one of the top auto museums in the world featuring the original Harrah Auto Collection of gaming pioneer Bill Harrah.  Then visit Virginia City, site of the Comstock Lode and once the richest place in the world.  The famous Old West town was once the west’s mining metropolis and featured notable residents Mark Twain & Bret Harte.  Return to your Lake Tahoe resort for an evening at your own pace. (B)

Day 6:  LAKE TAHOE CRUISE
Today enjoy a Lake Tahoe Paddle Wheeler Cruise for spectacular views of the picturesque Sierra Nevada Mountains and Emerald Bay which features the 1929 Nordic-style mansion Vikingsholm.  Later enjoy some leisure time in the Lake Tahoe area.  Maybe take a stroll down to the lake, do some shopping or experience the amenities of your resort hotel.  Tonight’s Farewell Dinner will be at a popular local restaurant.  (B,D)

Day 7 – LAKE TAHOE – SACRAMENTO AIRPORT
Today transfer to the Sacramento airport & return home with wonderful memories of your California Rail Discovery. (B)

Roundtrip Airfare – EWR
6 Nights Accommodations
Sightseeing per Itinerary
Admissions per Itinerary
9 Meals: 6-Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 2 Dinners
Hotel Transfers
Professional Tour Director
Baggage Handling

Accommodations:
6 Nights First Class Hotels
• 2 – Hotel Zephyr or Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco
• 1 – Hyatt Regency or Embassy Suites, Sacramento
• 3 – Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel or Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, Stateline/South Lake Tahoe area

$3,245 /double * $100 booking discount available
$4,170 / single * $100 booking discount available

DEPOSIT & FINAL PAYMENT
Deposit of $300 per person is due at time of reservation.
Final Payment Due Date is 75 days prior to departure.

PREMIER’S TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN (TPP) – $275 per person
The Pre-Departure Cancellation Fee Waiver (Part A – I & II) is provided by Premier World Discovery (PWD) and is not an insurance benefit. The Post Departure Travel Insurance Plan (Part B) is provided by USI Affinity Travel Insurance Services (USI).
Part A – Cancellation Waiver provided by PWD
I. Trip Cancellation Waiver (TCW) – Guarantees full refund on all payments, except the TPP Fee itself in case of cancellation up to the time and date of departure due to the passenger’s personal illness or death of a member of the immediate family; or, if the passenger must return early due to the passenger’s personal illness or death of a member of the immediate family, a refund for the unused land services. Medical/official documentation required.
II. Premier “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver (ARCW) – Reimburses 75% of the cancellation fees in the form of a future travel credit certificate (FTCC) valid for 1 year, if you cancel more than 48 hours prior to scheduled departure for any reason not eligible for cash refund under the TCW (Part A – I.). FTCC is non-transferable, may not be redeemed for cash and does not include any credit for the TPP Fee. The TPP Fee (if chosen) is refundable until 180 days prior to departure & cannot be added after Final Payment. The TPP does not cover any single supplement charges due to an individual’s traveling companion cancelling prior to departure. The TPP is non-transferable and valid for each applicant only. The TPP does not cover any services such as airline tickets not purchased through PWD. Cancellations, Claims & Inquiries under Part A will be administered by PWD. Certain Exclusions and Restrictions apply.
Part B – Post Departure Travel Insurance Plan provided by USI
Includes coverage for: Trip Interruption ($1,000); Trip Delay ($100/Day-Max $500); Baggage & Personal Effects ($2,000); Baggage Delay ($500); Emergency Accident/Sickness Medical Expense ($30,000); Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation ($150,000); Accidental Death & Dismemberment ($25,000); Emergency Travel Assistance (24/7). Claims & Inquiries under Part B will be administered by USI. For full Part A and Part B policy details visit: premierworlddiscovery.com/TPP

CANCELLATION FEES Cancellations not covered by the Travel Protection Plan (TPP) or if the TPP is not purchased, are subject to the following per person fees:
– Cancel more than 180 days prior to departure: Full Refund
– Cancel 179-75 days prior to departure: Deposit or TPP* is Retained
– Cancel 74-45 days prior to departure: 25% of total price
– Cancel 44-15 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
– Cancel 14 days or less prior to departure/no shows: No refunds
*If purchased with Initial Deposit

IMPORTANT CONDITIONS/NOTES
•Tour rates are subject to increase until you are paid in full.
•Itinerary and hotels are subject to change.

9 Days | 11 Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners

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• 2 Train Experiences  Durango & Silverton Railroad Royal Gorge Railroad
• 4 National Park Visits Mesa Verde Nat’l Park,  Arches National Park, Canyonlands Nat’l Park, Great Sand Dunes Nat’l Park
• 2 Nights  – Durango, CO
• 3 Nights  – Colorado Springs
• 2 Nights  – Grand Junction
• Vail, CO
• Moab, Utah
• Denver, CO
• Dead Horse Point State Park
• Garden of the Gods
• U.S. Air Force Academy
• Cowboy Dinner & Show
• U.S. Olympic Training Center
• Royal Gorge Bridge

DAY 1: ARRIVE DENVER Upon arrival in Denver meet your Tour Director and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay in the Mile High City.  This evening join your Tour Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner.  (D)

Day 2: DENVER – ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK – GRAND JUNCTION Today travel west of Denver and stop in vail, a favorite year round resort destination for tourism and outdoor activity.  Explore the Vail Village, the downtown district reminiscent of a Bavarian Village includes a clock tower & features diverse shops and restaurants in addition to breathtaking mountain views.  Later continue west and arrive in Grand Junction for a two night stay.  (B)

Day 3: GRAND JUNCTION – CANYONLANDS & ARCHES NAT’L PARKS – GRAND JUNCTION
Today travel west into Utah to visit two of our country’s great national parks. This morning visit Canyonlands National Park featuring deeply eroded canyons interspersed with sheer-sided mesas and a variety of spires, arches and unusual rock formations. Then stop at Dead Horse Point State Park for an amazing view of the Colorado River. A short ride brings you to Moab, Utah for lunch on your own in this town famous for western movie making. This afternoon visit Arches National Park to see some of the famous arches (over 2,000 in total) and marvel at other red rock formations and canyons. Return to Grand Junction and enjoy dinner with your fellow travelers. (B,D)

Day 4 – GRAND JUNCTION – SILVERTON NARROW GAUGE RAILROAD – DURANGO
Today journey south to Silverton, secluded in a mountain valley at an elevation of 9,318 feet, to begin a wonderful train experience. It’s all-aboard the 1881 coal-fired, steam-powered Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad for a spectacular rail journey through the San Juan National Forest following the sheer cliffs of Animas River. Arrive in historic Durango for a two night stay. Durango began as a mining town during the gold and silver booms. Today it’s a center of year round tourism, commerce, culture and ranching featuring a Victorian downtown where you can still enjoy the spirit of a bygone era. (B)

Day 5 – DURANGO – MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK – DURANGO
This morning visit Mesa Verde National Park, home to the largest and best preserved Anasazi Indian cliff dwellings in the Southwest including the famous Cliff Palace. Venture out on the Mesa Top Loop Road which winds around overlooks to see some of the 4,000 ruin sites including 600 cliff dwellings. Return to Durango for an evening at leisure in this great western town. (B)

Day 6 – DURANGO – GREAT SAND DUNES NAT’L PARK – COLORADO SPRINGS
Today travel east to Great Sand Dunes National Park, established in 2004 & known for huge dunes and beaches created at the base of the dunes. Stop at a Visitor Center to learn more about this National Park, containing the tallest sand dunes in North America, rising to a maximum height of 750 feet from the floor of the San Luis Valley on the western base of the Sangre de Cristo Range. Later, journey to Colorado Springs, a picturesque city situated at the foot of famous Pikes Peak. “The Springs” as it is commonly referred to attracts thousands of visitors each year for its picturesque setting, historic & military sights and natural wonders. (B)

Day 7 – COLORADO SPRINGS – PIKES PEAK – U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY
This morning travel and board the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, the world’s highest cog railroad, for an 8.9 mile trip to the summit of Pikes Peak (approx. 14,110 ft.). On a clear day you can see 75 miles to Denver and over 100 miles to New Mexico. Later, visit the famous Garden of the Gods, on the National Register for Historic Places. Located where the Great Plains meet the mighty Rockies, this 1,300-acre park is home to towering sandstone formations. Then visit the U.S. Air Force Academy located at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains. The Academy is Colorado’s most frequently visited man-made attraction and home to cadets participating in the officer-training program. Stop at the Visitor Center featuring exhibits on cadet life and the unique Cadet Chapel, a national landmark with 71 gleaming aluminum spires soaring skyward. (B)

Day 8 – COLORADO SPRINGS – ROYAL GORGE RAILROAD- COLORADO SPRINGS
Today experience some of the most arresting scenery in all of American railroading aboard the Royal Gorge Railroad. The rail journey travels from Canon City to Parkdale along the Arkansas River through the scenic Royal Gorge and features dramatic views of the Royal Gorge Bridge, the world’s highest suspension bridge. Tonight experience a Farewell Dinner at the Flying W Ranch where you will enjoy a hearty Chuckwagon Supper & Western Stage Show. (B,D)

Day 9 – COLORADO SPRINGS – DENVER – FLY HOME
Transfer to the Denver Airport for your flight home filled with wonderful memories of your travel experience. (B)

Roundtrip Airfare – EWR
8 Nights Accommodations
Sightseeing per Itinerary
Admissions per Itinerary
11 Meals: 8-Breakfasts & 3-Dinners
Hotel Transfers
Professional Tour Director
Baggage Handling
Accommodations:
1 Night  – Sheraton or Crowne Plaza, Denver
• 2 Nights  – DoubleTree by Hilton, Grand Junction
• 2 Nights  – Rio Grande Inn, DoubleTree or  The Strater Hotel, Durango
• 3 Nights  – DoubleTree by Hilton or Marriott, Colorado Spring

$3,375 /double * $100 booking discount available
$4,425 / single * $100 booking discount available

DEPOSIT & FINAL PAYMENT
Deposit of $300 per person is due at time of reservation.
Final Payment Due Date is 75 days prior to departure.

PREMIER’S TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN (TPP) – $275 per person
The Pre-Departure Cancellation Fee Waiver (Part A – I & II) is provided by Premier World Discovery (PWD) and is not an insurance benefit. The Post Departure Travel Insurance Plan (Part B) is provided by USI Affinity Travel Insurance Services (USI).
Part A – Cancellation Waiver provided by PWD
I. Trip Cancellation Waiver (TCW) – Guarantees full refund on all payments, except the TPP Fee itself in case of cancellation up to the time and date of departure due to the passenger’s personal illness or death of a member of the immediate family; or, if the passenger must return early due to the passenger’s personal illness or death of a member of the immediate family, a refund for the unused land services. Medical/official documentation required.
II. Premier “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver (ARCW) – Reimburses 75% of the cancellation fees in the form of a future travel credit certificate (FTCC) valid for 1 year, if you cancel more than 48 hours prior to scheduled departure for any reason not eligible for cash refund under the TCW (Part A – I.). FTCC is non-transferable, may not be redeemed for cash and does not include any credit for the TPP Fee. The TPP Fee (if chosen) is refundable until 180 days prior to departure & cannot be added after Final Payment. The TPP does not cover any single supplement charges due to an individual’s traveling companion cancelling prior to departure. The TPP is non-transferable and valid for each applicant only. The TPP does not cover any services such as airline tickets not purchased through PWD. Cancellations, Claims & Inquiries under Part A will be administered by PWD. Certain Exclusions and Restrictions apply.
Part B – Post Departure Travel Insurance Plan provided by USI
Includes coverage for: Trip Interruption ($1,000); Trip Delay ($100/Day-Max $500); Baggage & Personal Effects ($2,000); Baggage Delay ($500); Emergency Accident/Sickness Medical Expense ($30,000); Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation ($150,000); Accidental Death & Dismemberment ($25,000); Emergency Travel Assistance (24/7). Claims & Inquiries under Part B will be administered by USI. For full Part A and Part B policy details visit: premierworlddiscovery.com/TPP

CANCELLATION FEES Cancellations not covered by the Travel Protection Plan (TPP) or if the TPP is not purchased, are subject to the following per person fees:
– Cancel more than 180 days prior to departure: Full Refund
– Cancel 179-75 days prior to departure: Deposit or TPP* is Retained
– Cancel 74-45 days prior to departure: 25% of total price
– Cancel 44-15 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
– Cancel 14 days or less prior to departure/no shows: No refunds
*If purchased with Initial Deposit

IMPORTANT CONDITIONS/NOTES
•Tour rates are subject to increase until you are paid in full.
•Itinerary and hotels are subject to change.

featuring 5 nights in Sedona
6 Days | 8 Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
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Take a ride on two Rail Journeys and visit the Grand Canyon National Park. 

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•Two Rail Journeys Grand Canyon Railway Verde Canyon Railroad
•Grand Canyon Nat’l Park
•Oak Creek Canyon
•Black Bart’s Steakhouse
•Sedona Trolley Tour
•Chapel of the Holy Cross
•Tlaquepaque & Uptown Sedona
•Montezuma Castle
•Jerome
•Chuckwagon Supper & Show
•Old Town Scottsdale

Day 1: Phoenix – Sedona Arrive at the Phoenix Airport and meet your Tour Director. Board a deluxe motorcoach and travel north to beautiful Sedona. This upscale resort, retirement and artist community is set amongst the red-hued rocks of Oak Creek Canyon. Your home for the next five nights is a picturesque resort style property in the Sedona area. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with fellow travelers. Meal – (D) Overnight: Sedona

Day 2: Sedona Start a great day with a Sedona Trolley Tour featuring the Chapel of the Holy Cross and Airport Mesa for spectacular views of the Sedona area. The trolley guide will give you insight into the various rock formations, indigenous vegetation and history of this remarkable area. Later visit Uptown Sedona and the SpanishMexican Village of Tlaquepaque to explore these wonderful areas full of art galleries shopping opportunities and restaurants. Maybe take an optional Guided Jeep Tour into the Sedona backcountry. This evening enjoy Sedona at your own pace. Meal – (B) Overnight: Sedona

Day 3: Grand Canyon Begin an unforgettable day with a drive through amazing Oak Creek Canyon, a sixteen mile long canyon known for its spectacularly colored white, yellow and red cliffs dotted with pine, cypress and juniper. Then arrive in Williams to board the Grand Canyon Railway for a nostalgic two-hour train journey that delivers you to the awe-inspiring South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park for free time and lunch on your own. Six million years in the making the Grand Canyon’s dynamic colors and textures inspire reflection at nature’s power and beauty. Later board your motorcoach to see the Grand Canyon from other points of interest. Arrive in Flagstaff for dinner at the lively Black Bart’s Steakhouse & Saloon. After dinner return to Sedona. Meals – (B,D) Overnight: Sedona

Day 4: Montezuma Castle – Jerome – Verde Canyon Railroad This morning visit the Montezuma Castle National Monument which contains ruins of a cliff dwelling built in the 12th and 13th centuries by the Sinagua Indians. Later visit the old mining town of Jerome, once a virtual ghost town, now restored with shops, museums and art galleries. Next travel to Clarkdale to board the Verde Canyon Railroad also known as the Wilderness Train. The spectacular four-hour ride in a First Class Railcar takes you between two national forests, past crimson cliffs, over old-fashioned trestles and through a 680-foot tunnel. Early evening return to Sedona. Meal – (B) Overnight: Sedona

Day 5: Day at Leisure – Blazin’ M Ranch Today is at leisure in Sedona. Enjoy the wonderful amenities of your resort. Maybe spend the day shopping, sightseeing on your own or on a local golf course. An optional tour will be available. This evening experience a Farewell Dinner at the Blazin’ M Ranch where you will enjoy a hearty Chuckwagon Supper and Western Stage Show. Meals – (B,D) Overnight: Sedona

Day 6: Sedona – Scottsdale – Flight Home This morning travel to Old Town Scottsdale where Western storefronts recreate an aura of the past. Later arrive at the Phoenix Airport for your flight home filled with unforgettable memories of your Great Trains & Grand Canyons Tour. Meal – (B)

Roundtrip Airfare – EWR
5 Nights Accommodations
Sightseeing per Itinerary
Admissions per Itinerary
8 Meals: 5-Breakfasts & 3-Dinners
Hotel Transfers
Professional Tour Director
Baggage Handling
Accommodations: Hilton Sedona Resort or Poco Diablo Resort, Sedona

$2,845 /double * $100 booking discount available
$3,595 / single * $100 booking discount available

DEPOSIT & FINAL PAYMENT
Deposit of $300 per person is due at time of reservation.
Final Payment Due Date is 75 days prior to departure.

PREMIER’S TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN (TPP) – $275 per person
The Pre-Departure Cancellation Fee Waiver (Part A – I & II) is provided by Premier World Discovery (PWD) and is not an insurance benefit. The Post Departure Travel Insurance Plan (Part B) is provided by USI Affinity Travel Insurance Services (USI).
Part A – Cancellation Waiver provided by PWD
I. Trip Cancellation Waiver (TCW) – Guarantees full refund on all payments, except the TPP Fee itself in case of cancellation up to the time and date of departure due to the passenger’s personal illness or death of a member of the immediate family; or, if the passenger must return early due to the passenger’s personal illness or death of a member of the immediate family, a refund for the unused land services. Medical/official documentation required.
II. Premier “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver (ARCW) – Reimburses 75% of the cancellation fees in the form of a future travel credit certificate (FTCC) valid for 1 year, if you cancel more than 48 hours prior to scheduled departure for any reason not eligible for cash refund under the TCW (Part A – I.). FTCC is non-transferable, may not be redeemed for cash and does not include any credit for the TPP Fee. The TPP Fee (if chosen) is refundable until 180 days prior to departure & cannot be added after Final Payment. The TPP does not cover any single supplement charges due to an individual’s traveling companion cancelling prior to departure. The TPP is non-transferable and valid for each applicant only. The TPP does not cover any services such as airline tickets not purchased through PWD. Cancellations, Claims & Inquiries under Part A will be administered by PWD. Certain Exclusions and Restrictions apply.
Part B – Post Departure Travel Insurance Plan provided by USI
Includes coverage for: Trip Interruption ($1,000); Trip Delay ($100/Day-Max $500); Baggage & Personal Effects ($2,000); Baggage Delay ($500); Emergency Accident/Sickness Medical Expense ($30,000); Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation ($150,000); Accidental Death & Dismemberment ($25,000); Emergency Travel Assistance (24/7). Claims & Inquiries under Part B will be administered by USI. For full Part A and Part B policy details visit: premierworlddiscovery.com/TPP

CANCELLATION FEES Cancellations not covered by the Travel Protection Plan (TPP) or if the TPP is not purchased, are subject to the following per person fees:
– Cancel more than 180 days prior to departure: Full Refund
– Cancel 179-75 days prior to departure: Deposit or TPP* is Retained
– Cancel 74-45 days prior to departure: 25% of total price
– Cancel 44-15 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
– Cancel 14 days or less prior to departure/no shows: No refunds
*If purchased with Initial Deposit

IMPORTANT CONDITIONS/NOTES
•Tour rates are subject to increase until you are paid in full.
•Itinerary and hotels are subject to change.

7 Days | 9 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
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Discover the spirit of the American West and come to know the legends of the past.

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Discover the spirit of the American West. Travel to the legendary Black Hills and see the American prairie as it was 300 years ago. Explore the legends of the city of Deadwood, home to Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Travel the backcountry of Custer State Park and along the impressive Needles Highway lined with famous granite spires. Visit magnificent Mt. Rushmore. See Crazy Horse Memorial, the world’s largest mountain sculpture still in progress. Marvel at Devil’s Tower, the country’s first National Monument. Journey through the natural beauty of Badlands National Park and stop to browse at Wall Drug. Discover the fascinating history and stories of the Lakota and Sioux through a Native American chronicler and visits to Tatanka: Story of the Bison and the High Plains Heritage Center.

●  Crazy Horse Memorial
Mount Rushmore
Badlands National Park
Wall Drug
Devils Tower National Monument
Choice on Tour
Black Hills Gold
Needles Highway
Custer State Park
Deadwood
High Plains Heritage Center

Day 1:  Rapid City, South Dakota – Tour Begins Welcome to the West. Your tour opens in Rapid City, long known as the gateway to the Black Hills. Tonight, you and your fellow travelers gather for a welcome dinner featuring a Native American chronicler who shares stories about the Lakota and Sioux way of life. (D)

Day 2:  Rapid City – Mt. Rushmore – Crazy Horse – Rapid City Learn the history of some enterprising Westerners during a visit to the Chapel in the Hills. Then, visit Crazy Horse Memorial and learn the story behind the world’s largest, still-in-progress mountain sculpture. The memorial includes the Indian Museum of North America, the Native American Cultural Center, the sculptor’s studio, orientation center and theaters. Many Native American artists and craftspeople work at the memorial and welcome the chance to share how their culture influences their art. Next, head for mighty Mount Rushmore to spend some time with the epic figures of Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln as you stroll along the Presidential Trail that offers the closest access to this iconic sculpture. This evening, return to Mount Rushmore to see the nighttime lighting ceremony.* (B)

Day 3: Rapid City – Badlands – Wall – Rapid City Today is all about wide-open spaces. Explore the larger-than-life Badlands National Park. Upon arrival at the visitor center, the stage is set for your adventure, with informative exhibits, displays and video to introduce you to this area. You’ll explore the Badlands Loop Road, a marvel of vibrant colors and rock formations created by mineral deposits. Afterwards, enjoy a stop at the legendary Wall Drug, a store that has barely changed since 1936. Do a little browsing, have a seat at the soda fountain, and take some time for lunch. (B)

Day 4:  Rapid City – Devils Tower National Monument – Rapid City This morning, get your bearings as we head to the Geographic Center of the Nation in Belle Fourche. Then, cross state lines into the northeast corner of Wyoming to view the country’s first national monument, Devils Tower, where it’s your choice! Hike the 1.3 mile Tower Trail around the base of the monument -OR- explore the exhibits at the visitor’s center to learn about the natural and cultural history of the park. While it was made famous as the backdrop in Close Encounters of the Third Kind, the tower is sacred to many Northern Plains tribes. You’ll have time to explore the trails that surround the one mile circumference of this jaw-dropping geologic formation. (B, D)

Day 5:  Rapid City – Custer – Rapid City Learn more about Black Hills gold on a tour through Riddle’s Black Hills Gold and Diamond Factory. Watch skilled artisans handcraft South Dakota’s official state jewelry and enjoy time to shop for some unique items to remember your trip by. The Needles Highway is calling your name. Travel through 14 miles of magnificent rock formations, curving tunnels and steep spires. We continue our road trip through Custer State Park where you just might spot a buffalo, a band of bighorn sheep or a herd of majestic elk. (B)

Day 6: Rapid City – Deadwood – Rapid City Are you ready for Deadwood? This morning, we explore one of the Old West’s most iconic settlements. This National Historic Landmark comes alive – it is as if you’ve stepped onto the set of an old-fashioned Western. Faithful recreations of turn-of-thecentury streetlamps line Main Street as you make your way through historic, restored architecture. A local guide introduces you to the city’s history during a tour that includes a visit to Mount Moriah Cemetery, where Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane rest. Enjoy some free time in Deadwood where gold, gambling and gunpowder were once the order of the day. We will also make a stop at Kevin Costner’s Tatanka: Story of the Bison. This interpretive center features large, awe-inspiring sculptures depicting the relationship of bison and the Lakota. This evening, it’s our final roundup. Join your fellow travelers at a memorable dinner and Western show at the High Plains Heritage Center. (B, D)

Day 7:  Rapid City – Tour Ends Your tour comes to a close today. (B)

Roundtrip Airfare – EWR
Air Departure Taxes/Fuel Surcharges
9 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners

Professional Tour Director
Admissions per Itinerary
Comprehensive Sightseeing
Baggage Handling
Hotel Transfers

Accommodations:
Days 1 – 6 Hilton Garden Inn Rapid City, Rapid City, South Dakota

***IDENTIFICATION***
Travel within USA  For travel completed by September 30, 2020, all airlines will ask for identification when you check in. It is recommended that you carry a passport if you have one. A driver’s license (with a photo I.D.) is also acceptable for domestic flights. Effective for travel October 1, 2020 forward, the REAL ID Act standards for identification while travelling will be in effect.  This means a standard issued driver’s license used as a form of identification will no longer be accepted for domestic air travel within the United States.  Instead, a Real ID compliant form of identification must be presented both at the time of booking air travel with Collette and upon checking in at the airport to board any flight.  Any fees associated with changing a reservation resulting from a non-compliant identification will be the responsibility of the guest.  For more information on Real ID, please visit the Department of Homeland Security website:  https://www.dhs.gov/real-id
– Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.
– When reserving a triple room, please note it will have two double beds. Due to fire safety regulations, a rollaway bed cannot be brought into the room.
– Mount Rushmore Lighting Ceremony is available May 25 – September 30, 2020.

– This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven grounds and cobblestone streets.

$2,699* pp / double
$3,299* pp / single
$2,669* pp / triple

*For bookings made after April 9, 2020 call for rates.

DEPOSIT & FINAL PAYMENT

A deposit of $500 per person is due upon reservation.
Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis.
Reservations made after the deposit due date of April 2,  2020 are based upon availability.
Final payment due by August 10, 2020.

Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $299 per person

* All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change, based on air inclusive package from EWR
IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees.

Sometimes life happens, and your carefully-made plans have to change on the fly. With Collette’s worry-free Travel Protection Plan, you can cancel your trip for any reason right up until the day prior to departure and receive a full refund (less the cost of insurance). You’re also covered on tour – if you have to return home early, need medical assistance, are delayed on tour for more than 12 hours, or lose your baggage, you’re covered. This is just one of the ways we are with you at every step of the journey – even before it begins. Learn more at gocollette.com/guided-travel#no_worries_waive

7 Days |  9 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
August 14, 2020 | September 18, 2020 – call for additional dates

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• Salt Lake City Tour
• Yellowstone National Park
• Yellowstone Wildlife Safari
• Old Faithful Geyser
• Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center
• Grand Teton National Park
• Jenny Lake Cruise
• Museum of Wildlife Art &  Elk Refuge
• 2 Nights in West Yellowstone
• 2 Nights in Jackson, WY
• Bar J Chuckwagon Dinner
• Park City, UT
• Utah Olympic Par

Day 1 – ARRIVE SALT LAKE CITY
Arrive in Salt Lake City, “The City of Saints” founded by Brigham Young in 1847. This evening enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your travel companions. (D)

Day 2 – SALT LAKE CITY – WEST YELLOWSTONE
Enjoy a panoramic Salt Lake City Tour featuring the unique downtown area, State Capitol, Temple Square and the This is the Place Monument, where Brigham Young envisioned the building of the Mormon City. Later relax and enjoy the drive north into Idaho before arriving in the small town of West Yellowstone, Montana for a 2-night stay. The gateway town sits at the popular west entrance of Yellowstone National Park, the world’s first national park established in 1872. (B)

Day 3 – WILDLIFE SAFARI & YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
This morning embark on your Wildlife Safari & Yellowstone National Park Tour. A local guide joins you for a day of touring & to give you a ‘safari experience’ for the best opportunity to view some of the park’s astounding array of wildlife such as elk, bears, wolves, moose, sheep and bison along with many species of bird life including bald eagles. The amazing park also features over 10,000 hot springs, thundering waterfalls, geysers and endless forests. The day features incredible scenery as you drive through the park and a stop is made to see Yellowstone Lake. Of course, the day is not complete without a visit to the park’s most famous attraction, Old Faithful Geyser which shoots a plume of steam skyward about every 90 minutes. Enjoy time to wander, shop or have a bite to eat in this area around the historic Old Faithful Inn. Return to your hotel after this full day Yellowstone exploration. (B)

Day 4 – WEST YELLOWSTONE – JACKSON
This morning enjoy a visit to the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, a chance to experience the world of grizzly bears and gray wolves. Located in West Yellowstone, the animals at the center are unable to survive in the wild and serve as ambassadors for their wild counterparts. Later travel south towards Jackson, WY. Enroute visit the National Museum of Wildlife Art featuring 14 galleries filled with paintings, sculptures and other artwork. The museum sits on a cliff overlooking the National Elk Refuge, the building seems to come from the earth itself, capturing the natural beauty of the surroundings. The artist represented range from early American tribes to contemporary art devoted to nature. Later arrive in the quiet cowboy & resort town of Jackson, WY for a two-night stay. The town has developed into an amazing getaway for people from all walks of life where the Old West and New are splendidly combined. Be sure to visit the colorful Million Dollar Cowboy Bar with its saddle-shaped barstools. (B)

Day 5 – GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK
Today enjoy a visit to the spectacular Grand Teton National Park. Towering more than a mile above the valley of Jackson Hole, the Teton Mountain Range is one of the youngest ranges on the continent rising 14,000 feet and supporting a dozen mountain glaciers. Enjoy a scenic Jenny Lake Cruise, the popular lake is located at the base of the Cathedral group, the main Teton peaks. During your cruise you will learn about the history, geology, flora and fauna of the area, and have ample photo opportunities. Return to Jackson where this evening you will enjoy an old west atmosphere at the Bar J Chuckwagon featuring a hearty dinner and entertainment. (B,D)

Day 6 – JACKSON – PARK CITY, UTAH
Today travel to Park City, home of the 2002 Winter Olympics and one of the most beautiful resort areas in North America. Visit the Utah Olympic Park and enjoy a movie that features the Game’s highlights. Next visit the museum filled with memorabilia from the Olympic Games. In the city center, enjoy a stroll down Main Street filled with over 64 historic buildings, charming shops, galleries and boutiques. Tonight enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers. (B,D)

Day 7 – PARK CITY – FLY HOME
Transfer to the Salt Lake City airport for your flight home filled with wonderful memories of your Yellowstone & the Wild West Tour. (B)

Roundtrip Airfare – EWR
6 Nights Accommodations
Sightseeing per Itinerary
Admissions per Itinerary
9 Meals: 6-Breakfasts & 3-Dinners
Hotel Transfers
Professional Tour Director
Baggage Handling

Accommodations:
• 1 Night  – Hilton, Marriott or Sheraton, Salt Lake City, UT 
• 2 Nights  – Grey Wolf Inn & Suites or Holiday Inn, West Yellowstone
• 2 Nights  – Snow King or Hampton Inn, Jackson, WY
• 1 Night Marriott – Park City, UT

$3,275 / double * $100 booking discount available
$4,350 / single * $100 booking discount available

DEPOSIT & FINAL PAYMENT
Deposit of $300 per person is due at time of reservation.
Final Payment Due Date is 75 days prior to departure.

PREMIER’S TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN (TPP) – $275 per person
The Pre-Departure Cancellation Fee Waiver (Part A – I & II) is provided by Premier World Discovery (PWD) and is not an insurance benefit. The Post Departure Travel Insurance Plan (Part B) is provided by USI Affinity Travel Insurance Services (USI).
Part A – Cancellation Waiver provided by PWD
I. Trip Cancellation Waiver (TCW) – Guarantees full refund on all payments, except the TPP Fee itself in case of cancellation up to the time and date of departure due to the passenger’s personal illness or death of a member of the immediate family; or, if the passenger must return early due to the passenger’s personal illness or death of a member of the immediate family, a refund for the unused land services. Medical/official documentation required.
II. Premier “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver (ARCW) – Reimburses 75% of the cancellation fees in the form of a future travel credit certificate (FTCC) valid for 1 year, if you cancel more than 48 hours prior to scheduled departure for any reason not eligible for cash refund under the TCW (Part A – I.). FTCC is non-transferable, may not be redeemed for cash and does not include any credit for the TPP Fee. The TPP Fee (if chosen) is refundable until 180 days prior to departure & cannot be added after Final Payment. The TPP does not cover any single supplement charges due to an individual’s traveling companion cancelling prior to departure. The TPP is non-transferable and valid for each applicant only. The TPP does not cover any services such as airline tickets not purchased through PWD. Cancellations, Claims & Inquiries under Part A will be administered by PWD. Certain Exclusions and Restrictions apply.
Part B – Post Departure Travel Insurance Plan provided by USI
Includes coverage for: Trip Interruption ($1,000); Trip Delay ($100/Day-Max $500); Baggage & Personal Effects ($2,000); Baggage Delay ($500); Emergency Accident/Sickness Medical Expense ($30,000); Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation ($150,000); Accidental Death & Dismemberment ($25,000); Emergency Travel Assistance (24/7). Claims & Inquiries under Part B will be administered by USI. For full Part A and Part B policy details visit: premierworlddiscovery.com/TPP

CANCELLATION FEES Cancellations not covered by the Travel Protection Plan (TPP) or if the TPP is not purchased, are subject to the following per person fees:
– Cancel more than 180 days prior to departure: Full Refund
– Cancel 179-75 days prior to departure: Deposit or TPP* is Retained
– Cancel 74-45 days prior to departure: 25% of total price
– Cancel 44-15 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
– Cancel 14 days or less prior to departure/no shows: No refunds
*If purchased with Initial Deposit

IMPORTANT CONDITIONS/NOTES
•Tour rates are subject to increase until you are paid in full.
•Itinerary and hotels are subject to change.



Cancellation Policy

Air Vacations have special deposit and cancellation policies. Policies vary by vendor, and will be given upon request or at time of reservation.



Travel Insurance

Trans-Bridge Tours, Inc. strongly recommends travel insurance to protect your investment; unforeseen circumstances may occur. Travel insurance protects you from two types of financial losses: the money you invest in the tour and medical expenses that your health insurance may not cover. When travel insurance is not purchased, customer will personally assume full responsibility for any financial loss associated with their travel arrangements. Trans-Bridge Tours, Inc. is not responsible for any financial loss due to customer cancelling their tour. Any questions regarding travel insurance coverage must be addressed with the travel insurance company. For travel insurance information, click here.