Breathtaking glacier lakes, rugged mountains, stunning waterfalls, fascinating geysers, tremendous slabs of ice breaking off and “calving” into the sea, and the “big sky”—these and much more wait for you on this National Parks tour with an Alaska cruise. Your tour starts in Salt Lake City, ends in Seattle, and overnights along the way in Jackson, Yellowstone National Park, Helena, Kalispell, Spokane, and aboard Holland America’s MS Eurodam. </BR></BR>Stay inside Yellowstone National Park, where you’ll view the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and stand in awe as you hear the roar of the water and view the glorious falls of Yellowstone’s impressive Upper and Lower Falls. Witness Old Faithful Geyser as it explodes into the air and admire the herds of bison, elk, and other wildlife as you travel the park. In Grand Teton National Park, enjoy beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake and the rugged mountains crested with snow most of the year. In Coeur d’Alene, explore the lakefront town and enjoy Lake Coeur d’Alene, a striking lake with a boardwalk perfect for a stroll! On your Alaska cruise, visit Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan, and Victoria. </BR></BR>A highlight of this western National Parks tour is your ride on the vintage Red Jammer bus in Glacier National Park, with its pristine forests, jagged mountains, alpine meadows, and gorgeous lakes. You’ll drive along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, one of North America’s most spectacular roadways. Hugging the mountainside, witness stunning scenery along the way. </BR></BR>This National Parks tour also includes sightseeing in Salt Lake City and Seattle, a full day of leisure in Jackson, and a stop at the National Bison Range with a chance to watch for bison, elk, antelope, and mountain sheep. Scenic drives will let you discover why Montana is called Big Sky Country. </BR></BR>For the value-minded traveler, this tour is a dream vacation!
Sightseeing:In Seattle, orientation tour in Salt Lake City, Canyon Earthquake Lake Visitors Center, National Bison Range Visitors Center, and the Red Jammer buses. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
SALT LAKE CITY Comfort Inn Downtown Salt Lake City (ST)JACKSON Painted Buffalo Inn (ST) YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Yellowstone National Park Lodges (NP)HELENA La Quinta Inn & Suites (ST)KALISPELL Red Lion Hotel Kalispell (F) SPOKANE Red Lion River Inn (F)SEATTLE Quality Inn & Suites Seattle Center (ST)ALASKA CRUISE Holland America’s MS Eurodam
7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
NOTE:Cruise itineraries are provided by Holland America Line and are up to date at time of printing. Your travel documents will contain the most current information.
Transportation:Red Jammer buses on Going-to-the-Sun Road; Holland America’s MS Eurodam; private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.