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Wyoming Family Vacation

Winter Wonderland - 5 Days / 4 Nights
Jackson Hole and Yellowstone National Park

Wyoming family vacations from Adventures by Disney journey though Jackson Hole and Yellowstone National Park. See the Wyoming Wilderness from a whole new point of view - dog sled!  Relax in hot springs, discover Yellowstone's natural beauty and witness the eruption of Old Faithful on this vacation to remember.

Trip Highlights Include:

  • Yellowstone's Winter Wonderland
    Discover the glory of winter in Wyoming, with its majestic, snow-covered mountains, steaming geysers and roaming wildlife.

  • Iditarod Dog Sledding
    Learn the art of "mushing" against a backdrop of powdery white snow while a team of enthusiastic sled dogs guides you through the Wyoming wilderness.

  • Relaxing in Granite Hot Springs
    After sledding through the frosty terrain, soak in the invigorating waters of this scenic spring and take in the magnificent views of the mountain.

  • Tour the Lower Loop of Yellowstone
    Explore the Lower Loop with a naturalist guide as you ride a snowcoach to such extraordinary sights as Black Sand Basin, Fountain Paint Pots, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and much more!

  • Old Faithful
    Witness the spectacular plumes of steam unfurling above the snowy landscape as this famous geyser erupts in the winter months.

  • Evening Sleigh Ride

Savor a picturesque sunset among the Tetons as you bundle up for a cozy sleigh ride and stop for hot beverages and appetizers 'round a crackling campfire.

Adventure Dates

  • 2014
    • Dec 18-Dec 22, 2014
    • Dec 23-Dec 27, 2014
    • Dec 29, 2014-Jan 2, 2015
  • 2015
    • Jan 3-Jan 7, 2015: Adult Exclusive (18 or older)
    • Dec 22-Dec 26, 2015
    • Dec 26-Dec 30, 2015
    • Dec 29-Jan 2, 2016
  • 2016
    • Jan 2-Jan 6, 2016

Adventure Daily Itinerary

Day 1 (2014)

Arrive in Jackson, Wyoming
The snow-capped tops of the awe-inspiring Teton Mountain Range surround Jackson Airport. Once you're on the ground, a driver "wrangles" your luggage and takes you to the historic Wort Hotel! Unwind from your journey and enjoy the wintry scenery as your Adventure Guides check you into your home for the next 2 nights.

Private Welcome Dinner
Meet the other families who will share your adventure for a private meal at the Wort Hotel. Have a hearty meal, hear live cowboy music and get ready for your quest!

Meal Included: Dinner

Day 1 (2015)

Welcome Breakfast
Your adventure begins with a morning meet and greet with your fellow travelers in the lobby of the Wort Hotel along with a welcoming breakfast. Then board a motor coach for the first leg of your journey to Yellowstone National Park.

Lunch at Flagg Ranch
Stop at this picturesque ranch where you will enjoy a delicious boxed lunch before continuing your journey to Yellowstone National Park.

Journey to Yellowstone National Park via West Thumb Geyser Basin
Board a vintage snow vehicle and set off on a 4-hour trek to Yellowstone National Park and your first hotel—Old Faithful Snow Lodge. Keep your camera handy as the coach makes stops along the way at both flowing and frozen waterfalls, steaming geysers and a one-hour interpretive walk around West Thumb Geyser Basin.

Arrive at Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Located near the famed geyser, this contemporary hotel complements the natural surroundings with timber construction and authentic western furnishings. Enjoy these cozy accommodations nestled in a snowy haven—they will be your home away from home for the next 2 nights.

Dinner at Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Settle into your snowy haven with a private dinner at the hotel. Have a hearty meal, share some laughs and get ready for your quest.

S'mores and More!
After dinner, settle down for s'mores and storytelling as your Adventure Guides spin a yarn or two about the lore of the land.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 2 (2014)

Jackson Hole Iditarod Sled Dog Tour
Fuel up on breakfast at the hotel before you bundle up for a howling good time! Learn the art of "mushing" on a modern sled with a musher-guide. Take turns guiding these beautiful dogs or riding the sled as it dashes over the powdery white snow through serene scenery.

Granite Hot Springs
After sledding through the frosty terrain, relax in the rejuvenating waters of this natural hot spring as steam rises from the pool surface. Nestled in the Gros Ventre Mountains, this getaway sits beneath the snow-kissed branches of towering fir trees. Float, swim, soak and marvel at the magnificent view as your mush-guides prepare lunch.

Lunch at Granite Hot Springs
Refreshed and invigorated by the spring waters, sit down for a lunch of delicious hot stew at the picnic tables, surrounded by the springs and sled dog teams. Afterward, mush back to the Iditarod and then return to your hotel. The evening is yours to spend in Jackson Hole as you wish!

Dinner On Us in Jackson Hole
Let your Adventure Guides help you choose the perfect restaurant for a family meal on us.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 (2015)

Morning Wildlife Excursion to Madison Junction
Board a vintage snow vehicle as you begin your excursion through glorious Yellowstone National Park. Join a naturalist guide for an easy hike to the Black Sand Pools. Be alert and on the lookout for local residents like bison, elk, bald eagles, coyotes, swans, otters and moose!

Indoor Picnic at the Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Gather 'round to share stories and grab some grub before continuing on your amazing adventure.

Snowshoe adventure around Old Faithful
Get the chance to see Old Faithful erupt during an afternoon Snowshoe excursion around the area led by a naturalist guide.

Dinner at Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Gather in the main dining room for a leisurely dinner at a time of your choosing. Dinner tonight is on us!

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 3 (2014)

A Leisurely Morning in Jackson
After a leisurely breakfast, take the next hour or so to explore Jackson or just rest up at the hotel for the day's adventures. Then board a motor coach to start your journey to Yellowstone National Park.

Lunch at Flagg Ranch
Stop at this picturesque ranch for a picnic lunch! Dine on a delicious boxed meal provided by The Wort Hotel as you take in the dazzling wilderness sights covered with snowfall.

Journey to Yellowstone National Park
Board a snowcoach and set off on a 4-hour trek to Yellowstone National Park and your next hotel—Old Faithful Snow Lodge. Keep your camera handy because the coach makes stops along the way at both flowing and frozen waterfalls, steaming geysers and other geothermic features.

West Thumb Geyser Basin
On the way to the lodge, the snowcoach stops for a visit to the breathtaking West Thumb Geyser Basin! Learn the history and highlights of this fascinating destination on an interpretive tour. The steam and snow create a hauntingly beautiful landscape of gurgling mudpots, multi-colored "paint pots" and misty hot springs. Let these otherworldly sights transport you without ever leaving earth!

Arrive at Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Located near the famed geyser, this contemporary hotel reflects its natural surroundings, with timber construction and authentic western furnishings. This snowy haven will be your home away from home for the next 2 nights.

Private Welcome Dinner Gather in a private room at the hotel for a buffet dinner with your fellow Adventurers.

Ice Skating, S'mores and More!
Relax by the fire or glide over ice in the crisp air at the hotel rink. After a few invigorating laps, settle down for s'mores and storytelling as your Adventure Guides spin a yarn or two telling the lore of the land.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 (2015)

Depart Yellowstone National Park
Say farewell to Old Faithful as you begin your journey to Jackson Hole! The snow-capped peaks of the awe-inspiring Teton Mountain Range provide your western welcome to Jackson and the historic Wort Hotel.

Lunch at Flagg Ranch
Enjoy a brief stop where you can stretch your legs and enjoy a bountiful boxed lunch before continuing on your journey.

Arrive at the Wort Hotel
Unwind and enjoy the wintry scene that surrounds you as your Adventure Guides check you into the historic Wort Hotel—your home for the next 2 nights!

Evening Sleigh Ride and Dinner in a Tipi
Bundle up for a sleigh ride and watch the sun dip behind the Teton Mountains. Once at camp, sit back and enjoy hot beverages and appetizers around a roaring fire along the banks of the Snake River. And—as if that weren't cozy enough—venture inside a heated tipi for tonight's wilderness dinner.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 4 (2014)

Lower Loop Tour
Board a snowcoach for a quest through glorious Yellowstone National Park as you visit the awe-inspiring landmarks that have captured the imagination of artists and adventurers alike. Join a naturalist guide for a morning tour as you discover magical places like Black Sand Basin, Fountain Paint Pots, Artist Point and more! As you explore waterfalls, wildlife and famous views of the park, your guide entertains you with fascinating historical, geological and environmental highlights of this famous caldera.

Picnic Lunch at the Canyon Visitor Center
This is your chance to gather 'round and grab some grub before heading off to your afternoon adventures. Chow down on a boxed lunch provided by the hotel before completing the second half of your journey.

Lower Loop Tour Continued
The excursion continues as you make your way to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Sculpted by ancient volcanic eruptions and floods, the wintery canyon walls rise dramatically along either side of the mighty Yellowstone River that occasionally breaks through the ice. The breathtaking views are made even more magical by the blankets of frost.

Next we travel through the expansive Hayden Valley. This time of year the grassy valley floor is transformed into a broad wintry plain with scattered geysers, springs and other geothermal curiosities. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as coyotes, red foxes and even wolves roaming the winter terrain.

Farewell Dinner at Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Gather at the hotel with your fellow Adventurers for a festive farewell dinner. Toast your newfound friendships and the extraordinary beauty you've shared these last few days. After dinner, settle in for a private screening of the Disney movie Snow Dogs. It's a night to remember—with some surprises along the way!

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 (2015)

Jackson Hole Iditarod Sled Dog Tour
Fuel up on breakfast at the hotel before you embark on a howling good time! Learn the art of "mushing" on a modern sled with a musher-guide. Take turns guiding these beautiful dogs or riding the sled as it dashes over the powdery white snow through majestic scenery.

Granite Hot Springs
After sledding through frosty terrain, relax in the steaming, rejuvenating waters of these natural hot springs. Nestled in the Gros Ventre Mountains, this getaway sits beneath the snow-kissed branches of towering fir trees. Float, swim and soak as you marvel at the magnificent view.

Lunch at Granite Hot Springs
Refreshed and invigorated by the spring waters, sit down for a hearty hot stew lunch, surrounded by the springs and sled dog teams. Afterward, mush back to the Husky camp before returning to your hotel for tonight's Farewell festivities.

Farewell Dinner at The Wort Hotel
Gather at the hotel with your fellow Adventurers for a festive farewell dinner. Toast your newfound friendships and the extraordinary beauty you've shared over the past few days—all to the soundtrack of live cowboy music.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 5 (2014)

Breakfast at the Lodge
Bid goodbye to your fellow Adventurers and enjoy one last breakfast in the wintery Wild West.

Old Faithful
Before you depart Yellowstone National Park, witness the spectacular plumes of steam unfurling above the snowy landscape as this famous geyser erupts in the winter months. Your Adventure Guides will coordinate the best viewing times throughout the morning.

Leaving Yellowstone and Lunch
Board a snowcoach for a 2-hour trip to Flagg Ranch, with some scenic stops along the way. As you enjoy a boxed lunch at the ranch before boarding a motor coach to the airport, wish your newfound friends "happy trails" until you meet again!

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 (2015)

Breakfast at the Hotel
Bid goodbye to your fellow Adventurers and enjoy one last breakfast in the wintery Wild West. Wish your newfound friends "happy trails" while we handle your transportation to Jackson Hole Airport (JAC).

Meals Included: Breakfast


     


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