Northern Rockies Overview
Discover the greatest of the great outdoors in west USA
From Seattle to San Francisco - and every significant mountain, national park, canyon and river in between - this overland trip is 14 days of non-stop adventure, guaranteed to leave you loving Mother Nature. Make tracks through the Northern Rockies of Idaho and Montana and wind up amid the bright, blue skies of California. Explore some of the world's most impressive national parks - including Yellowstone and Yosemite - and discover a wealth of Native American myth and legend peppered throughout these ancient lands. Hulking mountains, vast canyons, rushing rivers and big deserts - the Northern Rockies adventure really is the overland trip of a lifetime.
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Discover the birthplace of grunge. If arriving early, perhaps enjoy a Seattle city tour to check out some of the highlights of this eccentric place.
Venture into Idaho and stop overnight in the picturesque town of Coeur d'Alene. Nestled on the stunning shores of an azure lake, Coeur d'Alene makes a delightful place for a stopover.
Cross into north-west Montana and be rewarded with captivating scenery of sculpted mountains, dramatic glaciers and glassy lakes.
Travel to Helena, known to some as the 'Queen City of the Rockies', and spend some time exploring this leafy gold rush town.
Marvel at the geological curiosities that characterise Yellowstone - bubbling geysers, sulphuric springs and colourful, boiling mud. See Old Faithful and spot herds of roaming bison. Travel to Grand Teton and discover wildlife.
Hike through incredible mountain vistas and keep an eye out for Teton’s most famous resident - the moose.
Get active at Jackson Hole at the gateway to Grand Teton. Choose to spend free time mountain biking, hiking or rafting on the Snake River, or take the leisurely option and explore the quaint shops and streets of this picturesque resort town.
Visit Idaho Falls and explore the surreal Craters of the Moon National Monument, home to the continent's largest area of lava fields and cinder cones. Camp near Twin Falls.
Admire the size of Snake River Canyon before journeying to Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in North America.
Follow hiking trails to see redwood trees and the colossal granite monolith, El Capitan.
Say farewell to the jam-packed Northern Rockies trip back in San Francisco. Perhaps head out to Chinatown or Fisherman's Wharf for a final group dinner.
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