Wild and free, the visual splendor of Yellowstone and Grand Teton has captured the hearts of adventurers for centuries. Country Walkers takes you deep into this majestic region, through fragrant highland meadows with mountain backdrops to multicolored landscapes shrouded in geothermic steam. Slow down on the trails, listening for the gentle sounds of nature while keeping an eye out for the park’s abundant wildlife such as elk, bison, and grizzlies. In Yellowstone, technicolored minerals stain the landscape where, in the company of experts, you’ll hike past cascading waterfalls, bubbling mud pots, and abundant hot springs. View the famous Old Faithful geyser, a hotbed of thermic activity. On this Grand Teton and Yellowstone hiking tour you’ll discover the natural wonders of these celebrated national parks.
Canyon Lodge is located within the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park on the parks east side. It is the largest of the properties in Yellowstone, with more than 500 rooms and cabins.
Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Old Faithful Snow Lodge and Cabins is an award-winning facility with an appeal that is both rustic and contemporary. Located within Yellowstone National Park, this luxurious retreat of classic log architecture was constructed recently and is one of the only lodging facilities open year-round. The main building is made of wooden log columns with a cedar shingle roof. Some of the lodges wood was recycled from the same mill that provided lumber for the famous Old Faithful Inn in 1904. Old Faithful Geyser and the boardwalks of Geyser Hill are located just across the parking lot.
The Lodge at Jackson Hole
The Lodge at Jackson Hole is located in the heart of Jackson, the gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. It offers the ambiance of a lodge close to the heat of Jackson. The lodges lounge and bar offers light fair for dinner. Amenities include a spa, a bar/lounge, a heated indoor/outdoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna and a business center. The resort fee covers hot breakfast, pool towels, fitness center access, Wi-Fi, parking and area shuttle transportation.
|Exceptional boutique accommodations|
|11 on-tour meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners|
|Local guides with you throughout tour|
|Entrance fees and special events as noted in the itinerary|
|Emergency travel assistance hotline available 24/7|
Experience your destination like an insider with people who call it home.
A travel and adventure enthusiast from an early age, Joyce (Joy) Binnie was brought up on the U.S. National Parks and continues to seek out nature at every opportunity. Splitting her time between northern Arizona (near Grand Canyon National Park) and West Yellowstone, Montana, she enjoys hiking, baking, stimulating conversation and all forms of travel, having visited countries on five continents! As a self-described “Yellowstone Geek”, Joy is often found poking around the bookstores of Yellowstone looking for her next read or attending classes to further her knowledge of her favorite place on earth. Joy’s favorite thing about guiding is sharing a “bucket-list” experience with guests and seeing their faces as they experience this wonderland!
Doug Cousineau studied biology and petroleum science in Oregon and Alaska with other more interesting semesters spent building log cabins and wooden boats before working in aviation with an Alaskan bush flight company as well as United Airlines. He also operated an antebellum B&B located along the Mississippi River and has traveled, lived, and guided around the world while racing competitively and coaching various sports, including road and mountain biking, skiing, running, and adventure racing. Doug “loves the edges of a day outside” (ie, the sunrises and sunsets!) and would prefer to be on a trail to just about anything else so he can enjoy the spectacular flora and fauna that surrounds him.
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