Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Idaho,
Montana and San Francisco
This tour is a virtual highlight reel of the vast wilderness that is America’s north west.
The world-famous Yellowstone National Park has wildlife, geothermal wonders and alpine scenery
that you’ll never forget. Then add in the equally impressive outdoor space of Idaho and Montana.
When you’ve had your fill of nature, it’s time to head to the ‘big smoke’ of San Francisco -
and all the amazing city sights it has to offer.
(JUST reverse the arrangements to enjoy this tour PRE-EVENT)
Fly United Airlines from Denver to Cody, Wyoming and transfer to accommodation, the Cody Hotel providing luxury lodging in the Heart of the American West.
Join the Upper Yellowstone Loop Day tour that includes Gibbon Falls and Mammoth Hot Springs, home to plenty of elk, Lamar Valley, also home to wildlife, Tower Junction to Tower Falls where there is the opportunity to spot the bears. Tour includes pick-up and drop off at the hotel and includes lunch.
Day of ‘r and r’ exploring Cody. Named after Colonel William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody for his part in the founding of the town in 1896. The Buffalo Bill Centre contains 5 fascinating Museums and the Old Trail Town is a restoration of over 25 historic Western buildings.
Join the Lower Yellowstone Loop Day Tour that follows the Madison River to Madison Junction, an area plentiful with wildlife including bison, elk, trumpeter swans and a wide range of animals and birds. Then, follow the Firehole River that runs through the thermal areas of Yellowstone and visit the Lower Geyser Basin, the Fountain Paint Pots, the Midway Geyser Basin, Upper Geyser Basin, Old Faithful, West Thumb, Yellowstone Lake, the Fishing Bridge, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Hayden Valley, Lower Falls and Mud Volcano. Tour includes pick-up and drop off at the hotel and includes lunch.
Transfer to Yellowstone Regional Airport for the flight to San Francisco and accommodation at Zeppelin Hotel Downtown San Francisco situated conveniently close to Union Square. Enjoy an evening exploring the many restaurants and bars close to the hotel.
Day at leisure in San Francisco. A chance to enjoy a visit to nearby Fishermans Wharf, lunch at any of the outstanding fish restaurants, perhaps a cruise of impressive San Francisco Harbour, a visit to historic and slightly intimidating Alcatraz or perhaps a trip over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito.
Day at leisure in San Francisco. A chance to catch up on what you missed yesterday or perhaps take a trip to the Napa Valley wine region or a tour of Oracle Ballpark, spectacular home of the very successful San Francisco Giants Baseball team or maybe a bit of shopping in the wonderful outlets in this great city. Evening to go to the restaurant or bars you missed on the previous evening.
Transfer to San Francisco Airport for your onward travel.
Book your bucket list tour and
know everything is taken care of.
We’ve done the miles.
You can be rest assured the team at VSL Travel have the experience and knowledge to make sure your pre or post tour is a real highlight of Golden Oldies Denver. After all, we’ve been preparing boutique tours for close to two decades – and we believe this expertise makes the world of difference.
We don't cut corners.
Over time we’ve grown an extensive network of travel partners – these are well-established, highly professional operators that we trust. Time and time again they’ve delivered a seamless tour experience, and they will do so again with Denver.
We bend over backwards.
Because we’re a smaller company, we can be a lot more flexible with the tours we prepare. Say you wanted to play an extra match or meet up with local rugby stalwarts, we’d simply get on the phone and make the arrangements. So even though we’ve put together sample itineraries, please come to us if you’d prefer something different!
One point of contact.
All your travel arrangements can be booked through the Golden Oldies office – which saves going backwards and forwards with an overseas tour operator or agent. Plus we can organise travel insurance and assist with any required documentation such as visas.