Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.
ARRIVE BOZEMAN, MONTANA
Arrive in Bozeman, where you are met by your driver-guide and privately transferred to your luxury resort, located just outside Yellowstone National Park in the heart of Paradise Valley. Spend the day getting acclimated at your leisure.
YELLOWSTONE | THERMAL FEATURES & STUNNING WILDLIFE
Today, discover the Grand Loop Road, which takes you through some of the most scenic and wildlife-rich sections of Yellowstone's northern range. Your naturalist driver-guide will tailor the experience to your interests, with stops at many of the park’s signature destinations. Visit some of the park’s iconic geysers, hot pools, and wildlife viewing sites. If desired, set out on short walks led by your guide who shares stories about Yellowstone, the first national park in the world. Enjoy an al fresco picnic lunch during your experience. Return to your hotel for the evening.
PARADISE VALLEY | WILDERNESS ADVENTURE BY HORSEBACK
Enjoy an early morning at leisure or opt to explore the Mammoth Hot Springs area with your driver-guide. Later this morning, head out to a nearby ranch where you are prepared for a private horseback adventure that takes you to a high mountain lake. Meet with a wrangler who introduces you to the horses and covers all the skills you’ll need for a fun, safe ride into the Gallatin mountains. Ride as a family with your wrangler leading the way and telling you exciting tales of Montana life. Arrive at the lake, nestled in a seldom-visited and scenic setting. Sit down with your wrangler for a delicious picnic lunch before riding back to the ranch and returning to your lodge.
JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING | YELLOWSTONE & GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARKS
This morning, ride with your expert driver-guide to Jackson Hole, passing through new areas of Yellowstone along the way and into Grand Teton National Park. Stop for a hike exploring some of the park's famous features and enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch along the way. This journey through two national parks takes the better part of the day, but your guide will tailor the length to your wishes. Finish the day at your accommodations for the next three nights, located minutes from Jackson.
JACKSON HOLE | WILDLIFE IN THE GRAND TETONS
Early this morning, set out with your private naturalist guide to search for wildlife in Grand Teton National Park. Animals are most active early in the day, providing good opportunities for finding bears, moose, antelope, bison and elk. Use the binoculars and spotting scopes provided by your guide for enhanced game viewing. Return to your accommodations early this afternoon where the balance of the day is at your leisure.
JACKSON HOLE | SNAKE RIVER FLOAT TRIP
After a leisurely breakfast, let your naturalist driver-guide lead you through scenic countryside to the Snake River Canyon, where you embark on a relaxing float trip down the Snake River, viewing stunning natural wonders along the way. If you feel more adventurous, you may opt for a small-group whitewater rafting trip instead. Back on shore, gather for a gourmet picnic lunch amid tranquil cottonwood trees. Savor your delicious meal, made all the more mouthwatering by the fresh Wyoming air, before returning to your resort.
Your driver will be on hand after checkout to chauffeur you to the Jackson airport for your homebound flight.
Enhance Your Journey
Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.
PRIVATELY VISIT A RENOWNED HORSE WHISPERER
Visit a world-famous horse whisperer at his ranch. Interact with his horses, witness the taming of wild stallions in an ethical fashion, and savor a gourmet lunch.
RAFT OR RIDE IN GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK
Pit your skills against the Snake River rapids on a whitewater-rafting adventure or soak in the grandeur of soaring mountain peaks on a horseback ride in Grand Teton National Park.
BECOME A COWBOY FOR A DAY
With instruction from your expert guide, saddle up, mount, ride and direct a horse of your choosing. After learning about proper cattle-handling methods and trying your hand at roping, watch stock dogs in action while taking in views of the spectacular Teton Mountains. Before departing, unsaddle your horse and turn him out in true cowboy fashion.
SPEND FIVE NIGHTS AT A LUXURY WESTERN RANCH
Extend your stay at The Ranch at Rock Creek, the only Forbes Five Star-designated guest ranch. While enjoying full-service luxury and unlimited access to the Ranch’s fitness center, pool, hot tub and lakeside “Bikini Beach,” choose from two on-property, privately guided activities per day, among them cowboy-style roping lessons, wildlife Jeep tours, fly-fishing lessons and geocaching.
SPEND FIVE NIGHTS AT A BACKCOUNTRY CATTLE RANCH
Extend your stay at off-the-grid Lone Mountain Ranch, a working cattle ranch dating from 1915. Choose from an amazing array of small-group, guided activities on and off the ranch at no additional cost, including horseback trail rides, nature hikes, outdoor youth adventures and canoe trips.