The Great American West

The Black Hills to Yellowstone National Park

Trip Details

blue funnel spring yellowstone

What’s Included? Everything you need, plus everything you want.

  • Active fun and discovery: Stay busy and active but not hurried or harried on hikes and walks in some of the West’s most storied locations.
  • Treasured landmarks: Visit Mount Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Memorial, Devils Tower, Custer State Park, the Little Bighorn, and Yellowstone National Park.
  • Wildlife: There could be wildlife at any turn. Watch for bison, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, wild turkeys, bears, wolves, moose, elk, and much more.
  • Fresh air and mountain scenery: Lots of time in the great, oh-so-beautiful outdoors is good medicine for all ages!

The Great American West

Trip Type: Small Group Adventure

Territory: North America

Region: Rocky Mountains

Trip Price: From $3,895

Single Supplement: $1,225

On-Trip Airfare: $0

Duration: 7 days/6 nights

Trip Begins/Ends: Rapid City, South Dakota / Bozeman, Montana

Minimum Travelers: 2 travelers

Maximum Travelers: 16 travelers

Select Terms & Conditions

Pricing detailed for this Small Group Adventure is based upon double occupancy. Additional charges for single travelers and any on-trip airfare required for the trip apply. A booking deposit is required to reserve your space. Small Group Adventure pricing includes all lodging, meals (unless otherwise noted), activities, baggage handling, transportation, and guide service. Not included are travel costs to/from gateway cities, guide gratuities, and personal incidentals including, but not limited to, trip cancellation/interruption insurance, alcoholic beverages, and laundry service. Travel with Off the Beaten Path requires agreement to our standard Terms & Conditions.

Energy Index

Energy Index Spectrum

No Sweat - 1-2 miles of walking or hiking per day, plus easy activities

Nice & Active – 3-6 miles of hiking or walking per day, plus physically active exploration

High Five! – 5-12 miles of hiking per day, plus possible peak bagging or other action-oriented fun

The Great American West

The Great American West - Energy Index

Outdoors for 6-8 hours each day, and elevations ranging from 3,500 to 10,000 feet (at the top of Beartooth Pass), and most time spent between 4,500 and 7,795 feet. Activities include walking on most days on boardwalks and trails, ranging from 1 to 3 miles.

Make this trip all yours!

Most all of our Small Group Adventures can be made private to just your traveling troupe. Just give us a call at (800) 445-2995 and tell us that you would like to “make it private”!

Generally, there are two ways to make a small group adventure private. First, you could capture one of our published departure dates for just your group. In order to achieve this, we have to have sufficient space available to create a separate private trip. Second, we could take the details of this itinerary and fashion it for just your group on dates of your choosing. For this, too, we just need to review your interest, group size, and preferred timing in order to create the trip.

In all cases, the process begins with a phone call so give us a ring at (800) 445-2995 and after just a few minutes gathering information, we can set to the task of making your trip a reality!

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