These top five North American Bucket List Tours offer travelers an experiences of a lifetime! Travelers wishing to stay Within the borders of the United States and Canada will be rewarded with the opportunity to see some of the most beautiful sights in the world! Reduced travel times allows you not only to save more money, it also allows more to visit these magnificent natural wonders of the world! The “Solar Eclipse & Yellowstone” is a tour that truly is a “Once in a Lifetime” event. The “Great American Eclipse” will be seen in a very limited area across the United States. Your vantage point for witnessing this rare eclipse is perfectly planned along its most direct route and without obstructions. The next chance to see this rare eclipse in the United States is 2045! You can’t go wrong booking any of the outstanding “Bucket List” tours.
Experience all the greatness of Mount Rushmore. Watch Old Faithful erupt in Yellowstone National Park. Explore the rugged landscapes of the magnificent Grand Teton. Tour historic mining towns and discover treasures of the Old West. This tour is packed with all the best the Northern Parks have to offer! Your tour begins with a two night stay in Rapid City, South Dakota. While here enjoy an exciting open-air Jeep Tour through Custer State Park to view the herds of American Bison. Tour the Black Hills that include Crazy Horse Memorial, the largest statue in the world. See the amazing lighting ceremony at Mt. Rushmore National Park, the largest statue monument in the world, the historic town of Deadwood and the awe-inspiring Devils Tower National Monument. Work your way west into Wyoming and enjoy two nights in Yellowstone National Park for all the best sightseeing. Travel south to Jackson, Wyoming, for two nights. While here, bask in the beauty of the Grand Teton National Park’s majestic landscape. A Snake River float trip is included as well as dinner and entertainment at the Chuckwagon Supper and Western Show. Your tour ends in Salt Lake City, Utah, which includes a tour highlighting Temple Square and Pioneer State Park. – $3419
Revel in the natural beauty of the Pacific Coast, offering some of our country’s most stunning scenery. Your tour explores Oregon’s coastline, the magnificent redwood trees, lush vineyards and the exciting “City by the Bay,” San Francisco. Arrive in Portland for two nights. While here visit the Columbia River Gorge including Multnomah Falls and Bonneville Lock and Dam. A guided tour of Portland includes the Old Town Historic District. Explore the Oregon Coast as you travel south – highlights include the dramatic scenery along the Three Capes Scenic Drive, a Dune buggy ride through Oregon Dunes National Recreation area, a Rogue River Jetboat trip, and a visit to Crater Lake National Park, where rain and snow filled the empty caldera of an ancient volcano. See brilliant blue waters to a depth of almost 2000 feet, creating the deepest lake in North America. Follow the Western Rim Drive for unmatched panoramic views. As you work your way south into California, see the gigantic trees of Redwood National Park. Your tour ends with a two night stay in San Francisco. Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and discover the “City by the Bay.” Don’t miss one of America’s most beautiful regions! From $2979
Lush forest, mighty rivers, and immense glaciers welcome visitors to the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Your flight to Calgary begins an unforgettable tour offering majestic beauty in every direction! Your tour begins with a two night stay in Calgary. Highlights here include lunch at the Prince of Wales Hotel in an alpine chalet atmosphere. Enjoy a relaxing cruise on Upper Waterton Lake in Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park. Spend two nights in the historic Glacier Park Lodge in East Glacier and travel the famous Going-to-the-Sun Road in an iconic 1930’s Red Jammer Touring Car. Many consider this the most beautiful highway in the world! Travel north for a two night stay in the town of Banff inside Banff National Park, Canada’s first national park. Take a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a breathtaking view of the Banff Village Valley and surrounding mountains. Visit Chateau Lake Louise located on the vibrant blue glacier-fed waters of Lake Louise. Next, trade in your motorcoach, for a “sno-coach” and venture onto North America’s largest glacier, the Columbian Icefield’s Athabasca Glacier. Walk on the incredible Glacier Skywalk, a glass-floored observation platform perched 918 feet above spectacular glacier-formed valleys and rushing waterfalls. Travel further north to the town of Jasper and Jasper National Park, the Canadian Rockies largest park. Enjoy a narrated cruise on Maligne Lake with some of the most spectacular scenery in the Rockies. Travel back to Calgary along one of the world’s most beautiful mountain highways, the Icefields Parkway. Unsurpassed scenery paralleling the Great Divide in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, the Columbia Icefields, Bow and Crowfoot Glaciers, Athabasca Falls and Peyto Lake, come into view. Be sure to bring extra “film” for this tour. You are sure to fill an album or two of photos and memories. Sign up today! From $3949
This “Once in a Lifetime” tour will sell out fast! Solar eclipses are rare. Total solar eclipses are even more rare. . . And total solar eclipses that cross North America are the rarest. Take advantage of the opportunity to be in the path to view the 2017 total solar eclipse. This once in a lifetime excursion starts in Salt Lake City and moves into West Yellowstone for this amazing celestial event. Later in the day, enjoy a guided tour of the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center and gain insight into the lives of Yellowstone’s top two predators. The next day brings you to Yellowstone National Park, the world’s first national park. A mysterious land of steaming geysers, fumaroles, and bubbling mud pots that its early explorers were called liars when they described their findings. Included in your visit is the centerpiece of the park, Old Faithful and time to explore more of the geyser basins including Midway Geyser Basin and Fountain Paint Pots.
On the 4th day of your journey, return to Yellowstone National Park for more great sightseeing. Visit the awe-inspiring “Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone” with a chance to see both Upper and Lower falls cascading hundreds of feet to the foaming torrents. Later in the afternoon, on your way to Jackson, enter Grand Teton National Park for picture perfect views of Jackson Lake and the Tetons from Oxbow Bend, and the Snake River Overlook. Located in the Jackson Hole Valley is Jackson, WY, home to hundreds of art galleries, shops and attractions. On the next day return to Grand Teton National Park and enjoy a Scenic Float Trip on the Snake River. Pointing out wildlife, explaining the geology and telling stories of local history and folklore, the river guide makes it a morning to remember. The afternoon is just as memorable as you travel to Jackson Lake Lodge, which is listed on the National Historic Register and boasts of a 60-foot window that perfectly frames the Tetons. Enjoy the view, explore the lodge, do some shopping. The possibilities are endless. On the final day travel along the rugged Snake River Canyon and pass through the pastoral Star Valley as you move through three states, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah on your way to Salt Lake City for the final night and farewell dinner. Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity! Air Not Included in Pricing . . . From $2195
An early fall visit to America’s legendary canyons is the ultimate time to take this three-state tour of our nation’s rugged and majestic grandeur! Bryce, Glen, and the mighty Grand Canyon join a list of national parks and monuments that will delight and amaze. Arrive in Las Vegas for an exciting night in the “City of Lights!” Touring takes you into Arizona to visit the Old Mormon fort at Pipe Spring National Monument and is followed by a two-night stay at the North Rim of magnificent Grand Canyon National Park. Experience the Grand Canyon with an excursion to Cape Royal and Point Imperial! A scenic drive along Vermilion Cliffs National Monument brings you to the impressive Colorado River Gorge. Visit Utah’s incredible Glen Canyon Dam followed by a scenic cruise on beautiful Lake Powell. Travel to the Navajo National Monument to view Betatakin Ruins, Cliff Dwellings of the Hopi Indians. Visit Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park for a traditional Navajo lunch and guided four-wheel drive jeep tour. Visit Natural Bridges National Monument and Capitol Reef National Park, where white sandstone “domes” cap massive reef-like cliffs. A visit to the Puebloan Ruins in Edge of Cedars State Park, Utah precedes sightseeing and a picnic lunch at Natural Bridges National Monument. Later this day, take a scenic drive to the impressive Capitol Reef National Park. The final two days highlight two well-known canyons . . . Bryce Canyon National Park, with its “Pink Cliffs,” and Zion National Park, where the Virgin River carved out this dramatic multi-hued sandstone, shale and limestone. Look up at the towering rock walls surrounding you on all sides as you tour this incredible natural wonder aboard open-air sightseeing trams. Landscape unseen by most of America is worth its price in Gold! From $3279