(15 days / 14 nights - Begins & Ends Seattle)
Tour Itinerary

Day 01 - Seattle Arrival
Arrive at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, pick up your car and proceed to your hotel. Discover some of the Emerald City’s attractions tonight. Hotel: Sixth Avenue Inn or similar

Day 02 - Seattle – Vancouver
Driving Distance: 140 mi./224 km.
This morning at 08:00 hours you will be met by your AmericanTours representative and provided with a welcome kit which includes driving instructions, vouchers, maps, and brochures of the places you are about to visit. Then drive north to Vancouver, Canada’s spectacular western gateway. Discover this stunning picturesque city in the afternoon.
Hotel: Days Inn Downtown Vancouver or similar

Day 03 - Vancouver
A full day at leisure in Canada’s attractive western gateway, or we suggest a trip to the quaint provincial capital of Victoria on Vancouver Island and the famed Butchart Gardens. Return to Vancouver in the early evening.

Day 04 - Vancouver – Fraser River Canyon – Kamloops
Driving distance: 268 mi./429 km. Today follow the path of the prospectors that went up the Fraser River Canyon on their way to the gold of the Cariboo region. In the afternoon, continue your journey through the interior of British Columbia along the Thompson River, named after the famous trapper and explorer David Thompson. Reach the rugged interior town of Kamloops by late afternoon.
Hotel: The Thompson Hotel or similar

Day 05 - Kamloops – Jasper National Park
Driving Distance: 280 mi./447 km.
Continue North, where the beauty of Western Canada’s wilderness is apparent in the region of the Monashee Mountains. Travel famous Yellowhead Highway by Mount Robson, the highest peak in the US Rockies before reaching Jasper National Park. Hotel: Maligne Lodge or similar

Day 06 - Jasper National Park – Banff National Park
Driving Distance: 180 mi./290 km.
The Icefields Parkway runs along the ridge of the Rockies. See the Columbia Icefield, the largest body of ice south of the Arctic Circle. Visit Lake Louise before arriving in Banff. Hotel: Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre or similar

Day 07 - Banff National Park – Calgary
Driving Distance: 78 mi./125 km.
You will have time for a leisurely stroll in Banff before you continue by Bow River Valley to Calgary. In the afternoon take a city tour including Calgary’s 1988 Winter Olympics sites. Hotel: Sandman Hotel Downtown or similar

Day 08 - Calgary – Waterton Lakes National Park – Glacier National Park – Kalispell
Driving distance: 219 mi./350 km. Drive south to beautiful Waterton Lakes National Park that shares the international boundary with Montana’s Glacier National Park. This geological wonderland encompasses 1,600 square miles of Rocky Mountain Peaks, offering spectacular vistas at every twist of the road. Drive the Going to the Sun highway (weather permitting). Continue to Kalispell.
Hotel: Red Lion Kalispell or similar

Day 09 - Kalispell – Yellowstone National Park
Driving Distance: 390 mi./624 km.
Travel past Flathead Lake and cross the Continental Divide through the Big Sky country of western Montana, where the Blackfoot and bison co-existed for centuries before America’s great westward expansion. Yellowstone, America’s first National Park, is today’s destination. Hotel: Brandin Iron Motel or similar

Day 10 - Yellowstone National Park – Grand Teton National Park – Jackson
Driving distance: 120 mi./200 km. See the dramatic peaks of the Grand Teton Mountains as you drive to the rustic town of Jackson Hole.
Hotel: Point Inn & Suites or similar

Day 11 - Jackson – Craters of the Moon – Twin Falls
Driving distance: 270 mi./432 km. Today drive west and visit the lunar landscape of the Craters of the Moon National Monument, which boasts one of the nation’s highest concentrations of volcanic features. Continue to the awe-inspiring cascade of the Shoshone Falls, called the Niagara of the West, to Twin Falls, Idaho.
Hotel: Red Lion Hotel Canyon Springs or similar

Day 12 - Twin Falls – Oregon Trail – Boise – Pendleton
Driving distance: 338 mi./541 km. Drive through the vast Boise National Forest, where a segment of the historic Oregon Trail can be seen. Continue to Boise, The City of Trees, and Idaho’s state capital. In Baker City, we suggest a visit to the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, which focuses on life along the Trail (admission not included). Continue to Pendleton, home of the yearly Pendleton Round-Up-Rodeo. Hotel: Shilo Inn Richland or similar

Day 13 - Pendleton – Yakima – Mt. Rainier National Park Area
Driving distance: 226 mi./362 km.
Continue northwest to Yakima. This important agricultural region produces apples, cherries, pears, peaches, and apricots which are shipped to markets all around the world. Continue to Mt. Rainier National Park, an ice-clad extinct volcano towering above its surroundings.
Hotel: Nisqually Lodge or similar

Day 14 - Mt. Rainier National Park Area – Seattle
Driving distance: 135 mi./216 km. This morning see Mt. Rainier surrounded by lush evergreen forests. Travel back to Seattle in late afternoon.
Hotel: Comfort Inn Seatac or similar

Day 15 - Seattle Departure
Your tour concludes today. Return your car at the airport before your departure flight.

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