Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour
Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour
Yellowstone and Tetons winter snowshoe tours
Bison, Yellowstone winter wildlife tours
Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour
Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour
Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour
Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour
Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour
Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour
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Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour

National Park Winter Serenity from Bozeman to Jackson

Of course there's value in sharing. But having Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks all to ourselves seems pretty sweet. The sight of bison lumbering across the icy landscape. Otters fishing in semi-frozen streams. Maybe even a glimpse of a cautious gray wolf. A winter wonderland of epic proportions. And we can't wait to share it with you.

THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights

ACCOMMODATIONS: Premiere Hotels*

FROM: $4,299 - $5,099 pp dbl occ
($840 - $1,100 for sgl occ)

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Montana & Wyoming

Start Bozeman / End Jackson

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Highlights
  • Snowshoe in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, soaking up the quiet and peacefulness of these national parks in winter
  • Witness herds of bison peppering the vast frozen plain—a quintessential sight in this spectacular winter wonderland
  • Behold Yellowstone's famous steaming fumaroles and bubbling mud pots—magic against the snow-brightened landscape
  • Marvel at the snowcapped peaks of the Teton Range, whose grandeur is at its best in the wintertime
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Itinerary
Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere Hotels*
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-2

Journey into Yellowstone National Park | Witness steam rising from colorful geothermal pools amid the winter landscape on a guided snowshoe excursion at Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces | Travel by snow coach to the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, one of the park’s most photographed spots with its immense size, multicolored canyon walls and thundering waterfalls | In winter, massive Lower Falls often freezes into a natural ice sculpture—truly a magical sight! | Explore the rim on snowshoes, passing through stands of snow-dusted lodgepole pine | Watch for bison foraging in open meadows and steam rising from colorful geothermal pools.

Sage Lodge, Pray
Sage Lodge
Pray
| Premiere Hotel

A luxurious resort nestled between two mountain ranges above the Yellowstone River—a place where you can engage fully with the natural elements of Montana. (spa)

Day 3

Embark on a snowshoe adventure through the sparkling Gallatin Valley | Learn about dogsledding from an expert musher—then drive your own sled! | Marvel at the snowy landscape from a warming tent with a hot drink | From our cozy lodge, listen to the Gallatin River flow by.

Rainbow Ranch Lodge, Gallatin Gateway, Montana
Rainbow Ranch Lodge
Big Sky
| *Casual Hotel

This intimate riverside lodge is located in the sweeping Gallatin Valley in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

Days 4-6

See three beautiful states in one day—snowshoeing in Montana along the Firehole River with vistas of western Yellowstone National Park's mountains and chances to spot beavers, traveling through Idaho and kicking up your feet in Wyoming! | In awe-inspiring Grand Teton National Park, snowshoe to Bradley and Taggart Lakes under towering peaks | Wander the wood sidewalks of the Old West town of Jackson, browsing its art galleries and shops | Enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride through herds of elk | Discover local artists' work at the National Wildlife Art Museum.

Hotel Jackson, Wyoming
Hotel Jackson
Jackson
| Premiere Hotel

Located just one block from picturesque Jackson Town Square, this luxury boutique hotel blends western history with modern comfort.

Dates & Prices

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy

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Activity Level: 1-3

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do. LEARN MORE.

Day 1
Snowshoeing
in Yellowstone National Park (2–4 miles; 100–200' elevation gain)
Day 2
Snowshoeing
in Yellowstone National Park (2–4 miles; 50–100' elevation gain)
Other
Snow Coach Tour to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone (4 hours)
Day 3
Snowshoeing
in Gallatin Valley Taylor Creek (2 hours; 100' elevation gain)
Other
Dogsledding Adventure (1.5 hours)
Day 4
Snowshoeing
in Yellowstone National Park (1–3 miles; 50–100' elevation gain)
Day 5
Snowshoeing
in Grand Teton National Park (4–5 miles; 100–200' elevation gain)
Day 6
Other
Sleigh Ride (1 hour)
National Museum of Wildlife Art Tour (1 hour)

What's Included

  • All breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Hiking in Small Groups

The National Park Service limits the size of all groups in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Accordingly, you'll hike and snowshoe in small groups with Backroads leaders and local guides. We appreciate your cooperation with the parks' regulations.

Cold-Weather Attire

Winter weather in Yellowstone and Tetons can be among the coldest in the United States, but you can comfortably enjoy the outdoors if you're properly dressed. In order to snowshoe or hike in the snow, you must wear waterproof snow boots or hiking boots and waterproof breathable pants, jacket and gloves. Your clothing should be warm enough to allow you to comfortably remain outside in below-freezing conditions for 2–4 hours at a time. Layers are encouraged for when we snowshoe.

Severe Weather

You can't have a winter wonderland without some winter weather. During December, January and February—when our trips run—snow and below-freezing temperatures are likely, and even rain is possible. Please know that if, during the trip, we encounter severe weather that affects our planned activities, your Trip Leaders will find alternate activities that you're sure to enjoy.

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