Arrive in Denver.
Denver is known as the Mile High City – visit the State Capitol Building where you will find the marker that shows you exactly one mile above sea level! Denver has a diverse range of attractions, museums, arts and entertainment and shopping. After all that, why not experience the nightlife of LoDo (Lower Downtown Denver), a 26 square block of bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Spend one night in Denver.
Denver to Cheyenne, approx. 100 miles
The capital of Wyoming was named after the Cheyenne Indian people who inhabited present-day South-Eastern Wyoming. In Cheyenne's early days, city dudes mingled with mule skinners, soldiers, rail-roaders, lawmakers, sheriffs, rustlers, stage drivers and outlaws. The city is situated in the midst of rich, nutritious grasslands which have always been excellent natural forage for cattle. Stay one night here.
Cheyenne to Rapid City, approx 305 miles.
Rapid City is more than just the gateway to the Black Hills and Custer’s Trail. It boasts a vibrant downtown area with shops, restaurants, boutiques and galleries, a historic district, museums and attractions. Outdoor opportunities also abound with great hiking and mountain biking as well as horse riding. From here you can also visit Mount Rushmore. Stay two nights in Rapid City.
Rapid City to Sheridan, approx. 245 miles
Sheridan lies in the valley of the Little and Big Goose Creeks, once the prized hunting grounds of the Plains Indians, where Indian leaders Red Cloud and Crazy Horse took a final stand to keep the white man from their last and best hunting grounds, the valley below the Big Horn Mountains. Sheridan has a historic Main Street and some unique Western shops and restaurants to enjoy. Spend one night here.
Sheridan to Bozeman, approx. 270 miles
Bozeman is one of the most diverse small towns in the Rocky Mountain West, with an eclectic mix of ranchers, artists, professors, ski enthusiasts and entrepreneurs drawn hereby world class outdoor recreation, Montana State University and a slice of old fashioned Americana. Art and culture is alive and well in Bozeman. It is home to many museums and excellent galleries, as well as opera, theatre, symphony, ballet and rodeo. Stay one night.
Bozeman to Missoula, approx. 205 miles
Known as the "Garden City" for its dense trees and lush green landscape, Missoula is nestled in the heart of the northern Rockies, and offers a variety of recreational opportunities including fishing, rafting, kayaking and canoeing. Historic Downtown Missoula features classic early-century buildings and offers unique shops, galleries, fine dining, cultural activities and an exciting nightlife. Enjoy one night here.
Missoula to Whitefish, approx. 140 miles
On the edge of Glacier National Park, Whitefish is an excellent base for your next two nights, from which to explore this primitive and unspoilt park, boasting forests, waterfalls, glaciers and sparkling lakes. The town itself is has a main street with covered sidewalks and a great collection of local restaurants, bars and shops.
Whitefish to Helena, approx. 235 miles
Helena owes its existence to the discovery of placer gold, quartz gold, silver, and lead and it became the "Queen City of the Rockies" with the boom brought on by the 1864 gold strike. Helena's glorious past can be seen in the spectacular 19th-century mansions, historic Last Chance Gulch businesses and restored pioneer dwellings. Stay one night.
Helena to Yellowstone National Park, approx. 225 miles
Today’s journey will take you along the Beartooth Highway. Spend the next two nights in or just outside Yellowstone National Park. Established in 1872, this is America’s first national park and is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including bears, wolves, bison and elk. Preserved within the park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world’s most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, as well as the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. There are hiking and biking trails and several interpretive centres to help you get the most out of your visit.
Yellowstone to Jackson and Grand Teton National Park, approx. 90 miles
Jackson is a great base to explore the towering granite peaks of this stunning park, with its lakes, forests, hiking trails and wildlife viewing opportunities. The town itself boasts a collection of Western stores, great local restaurants and outdoor pursuit companies. Stay one night here.
Grand Teton National Park to Idaho Falls, approx. 136 miles.
Stay for 1 night in Idaho Falls. Nestled among the Rocky Mountains in the Snake River Plain, beneath the shadow of the Grand Teton, Idaho Falls is a place worth exploring. With western hospitality, a diverse arts community and a backyard filled with recreational opportunities, Idaho Falls is a great place for adventure.
Idaho Falls to Saratoga, approx. 444 miles
Named after a New York State health resort, due to the natural hot springs which appear in the area, the medicinal waters are still a popular draw for visitors today. In addition the area is popular with birdwatchers, fisherman, hunters and shoppers looking for unique Western items. Spend your last night in Saratoga
Saratoga to Denver, approx. 245 miles
Drop off your car in time for your flight back to the UK.