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Majestic Parks

Explore the natural beauty of four national parks in North and South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming with many delightful stops along the way.

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Majestic Parks

Explore the natural beauty of four national parks in North and South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming with many delightful stops along the way. Travel westward from Minneapolis to Montana with stops including Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. Tour Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road on classic Red Jammers and witness spectacular views atop Whitefish Mountain Resort. Learn about the Lewis & Clark Trail on our way into Wyoming, and in Yellowstone National Park, enjoy a tour of this incredible land with a park guide. We’ll even stay overnight inside the park! Enjoy visits to Devil’s Tower, Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park, and many more great destinations on this marvelous vacation getaway.

Tour Highlights
  • All transportation
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director & local guides
  • Motorcoach and professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour
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Day 1 : Minneapolis

We travel to Minneapolis with overnight accommodations near the Mall of America. We have free time to visit the largest shopping, dining, and entertainment complex in America.

Day 2 : North Dakota

Guests departing from Minneapolis/St. Paul join us this morning before we are off to discover America’s national parks. Watch for bison on our way into Jamestown for the night.

Day 3 : Roosevelt National Park

Our morning drive takes us past wheat fields, grazing land, and oil wells. This afternoon we visit Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Our accommodations are in Medora, which retains the look of a frontier town. This evening we have a steak dinner at the Pitchfork Fondue and enjoy the Medora Musical, a rousing patriotic salute to Teddy Roosevelt and North Dakota.


Day 4 : Montana

We make a stop at the Fort Peck Lake Interpretive Center to learn about the largest earth-filled dam in Montana. Completed in 1940, the dam provided thousands of jobs during The Great Depression and helped support Montana’s economic growth. We overnight in Havre, Montana.


Day 5 : Glacier National Park

This morning we depart for Glacier National Park. Ranches and grazing lands give way to mountains as we drive across Montana. Spend some time in East Glacier Park Village before heading to Whitefish, Montana for the night. Marvel at the scenery from the lift ride up The Big Mountain.


Day 6 : Going-to-the-Sun Road

Today we explore Glacier National Park with local guides. We board the park’s vintage red touring buses and travel one of the most scenic roads in the world, the Going-to-the-Sun Road. This beautiful region is comprised of dense forests, alpine meadows, cascading waterfalls, sparkling lakes, and more than 20 glaciers. After our tour, we make our way to Great Falls for our overnight accommodations.


Day 7 : The Gates of the Mountains

Experience the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center, located near where the expedition spent nearly a month portaging around five waterfalls. Afterwards, the scenery envelopes us during a boat ride through the three-mile-long canyon known as the Gates of the Mountains. Forged by the Missouri River through 1,200-foot limestone cliffs, the gorge was named by Meriwether Lewis in 1805. Watch for wildlife along our route. This evening we stay in Helena, Montana’s capital city.


Day 8 : Mammoth Hot Springs

Our scenic drive takes us along the Gallatin River to the gateway town of Gardiner, MT. We'll enter Yellowstone National Park through the original entrance and spend some free time in Mammoth Hot Springs. Our lodging for the next two overnights are in Yellowstone National Park.


Day 9 : Yellowstone

An expert park guide joins us for a full-day tour of incredible Yellowstone National Park, best known for its geysers and hydrothermal activity. Watch for bison, moose, elk, mule deer, antelope, and bear! During our tour we visit Old Faithful and view the beautiful Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. This incredible gorge of spectacular coloring is 20 miles long and 1,200 feet deep.

Day 10 : Cody

Today we continue through Yellowstone country and make our way to Cody, Wyoming, the rodeo capital of the world. After an included lunch we stop at the Buffalo Bill Historic Center. Author James Mitchner called this world-class collection the Smithsonian of the West. We cowboy up at dinner and a western music show before retiring to our overnight accommodations.


Day 11 : Devil’s Tower

We continue through Wyoming with a stop at Devil’s Tower and then into South Dakota. Enjoy two nights in Deadwood, a historic gaming town where the Old West is alive and well.


Day 12 : Mount Rushmore

We join a local driver/guide to tour the Black Hills. See the Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorials. Enjoy the drive through Custer State Park and along Needles Highway with lunch at the Sylvan Lake Lodge.


Day 13 : The Badlands

We travel through Badlands National Park, one of the most interesting geological displays in the world, before visiting the famous Wall Drug Store. Our overnight is in Mitchell, South Dakota.


Day 14 : Corn Palace

We start our day with a visit to the World’s Only Corn Palace. Redecorated annually, the exterior of the building is covered with murals made from corn and other grains. Guests from Minnesota and Wisconsin return home today. Our overnight accommodations are near the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.


Day 15 : Fly Home

We board our flights home with wonderful memories and experiences in America’s majestic parks.

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All transportation
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director & local guides
  • Motorcoach and professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 1 night in Whitefish
  • 2 nights in Yellowstone National Park
  • 2 nights in Deadwood, South Dakota

Attractions & Highlights

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  • Medora Musical
  • Glacier National Park
  • Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
  • Gates of the Mountains boat ride
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Buffalo Bill Historic Center
  • Devil’s Tower
  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial
  • Badlands National Park
  • World’s Only Corn Palace

17 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Dinner at the Pitchfork Fondue

Highest Elevation: Highest Elevation: 8,000 feet.

Tour Dates & Pricing

August 10th, 2019 - August 24th, 2019

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Final Payment Date: 05/27/2019

August 24th, 2019 - September 7th, 2019

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Final Payment Date: 06/10/2019

August 28th, 2019 - September 11th, 2019

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September 4th, 2019 - September 18th, 2019

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Final Payment Date: 06/21/2019

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Motorcoach Pickups

Motorcoach Pickup Locations:

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Appleton, WI - Holiday Inn

Austin, MN - Walmart

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Baraboo/Lake Delton, WI - McDonalds

Bayside, WI - McDonalds

Bloomington, MN - Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington

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Brooklyn Park, MSP - Marriott Hotel

Chippewa Falls, WI - McDonalds

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Owatonna, MN - Walmart Supercenter

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Stevens Point, WI - Dunham's Sports

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Wauwatosa, WI - Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West

West Bend, WI - AmericInn

Wisconsin Rapids, WI - Walmart Supercenter