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Escorted - Yellowstone & Grand Tetons

Aug 19, 2025 - Aug 24, 2025

* Yellowstone National Park * Grand Teton National Park * Antelope Island State Park

* Scenic Float Trip on the Snake River * Scenic Jenny Lake * Mormon Tabernacle Choir

6 Day(s) | 9 Meals


  • Roundtrip Motorcoach to Bradley Airport
  • Roundtrip flights to Salt Lake City
  • Five (5) nights hotel accommodations
  • 9 Meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Grand Teton National Park
  • Antelope Island State Park
  • Scenic Float trip on the Snake River
  • Scenic Jenny Lake
  • Mormon Tabernacle Choir


Day 1

Your western adventure begins! Fly from Hartford/Bradley to Salt Lake City. Travel north to Antelope Island State Park on the Great Salt Lake. Scenic stop of Buffalo Point with spectacular views of the wildlife, the lake & the Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains. A park ranger will introduce you to the unique ecosystem of this inland salt sea. Continue north into Idaho and pass-through fertile farmland where Idaho’s famous potatoes are grown. Arrive at your Idaho Falls hotel right on the bank of the Snake River. Welcome dinner. (D)

Day 2

Depart Idaho Falls and continue north along the west side of the Teton Range through Island Park on the famed Henry’s Fork River. Enter Yellowstone National Park, the world’s first national park is a wonderland of natural beauty and geologic oddities. It is a mysterious land of steaming geysers, fumaroles, and bubbling mud pots. Today you will visit the centerpiece of the park, Old Faithful! There will be plenty of time to explore the area, witness an eruption of the world's most famous geyser and have lunch on your own. Explore more of the geyser basins including Midway Geyser Basin and Fountain Paint Pots. Travel along the beautiful Madison River as you return to West Yellowstone for a two-night stay. Dinner is at a local restaurant. (B,D)

Day 3

Return to Yellowstone National Park for another great day of sightseeing. First visit the awe-inspiring "Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone," with a chance to see both Upper and Lower Falls, where the mighty Yellowstone River has cut its way through sheer rock to cascade down hundreds of feet to the foaming torrents below. Next, drive through scenic Hayden Valley, famous for large herds of buffalo and other wildlife. Exit Yellowstone via the South Gate and enter Grand Teton National Park. Enjoy picture perfect views of Jackson Lake and the Tetons from scenic points such as Oxbow Bend, the Snake River Overlook and more. We arrive in the fun western town of Jackson and check into your hotel. (B)

Day 4

Start the day early as you return to Grand Teton National Park and enjoy a Scenic Float Trip on the Snake River. Your river guide will point out wildlife, explain the geology of the area and tell stories about local history and folklore. Then travel to historic Jackson Lake Lodge which is listed on the National Historic Register. Time to enjoy the view, explore the lodge, do some shopping, and have lunch on your own. Travel south along the inner road with picture stops at various scenic viewpoints along the way including Jenny Lake which offers unique photo taking opportunities of the lake and Hidden Canyon. Return to Jackson after an amazing day in the Tetons! (B)

Day 5

We will travel in three states today: WY, ID, and UT, on our way to Salt Lake City. Drive through rugged Snake River Canyon, then pass through the pastoral Star Valley, that stretches across the Idaho border. We’ll make a stop at picturesque Bear Lake, then continue to the American West Heritage Center for touring and lunch. Experience the cultures and lifestyles of those who lived in the American West from the 1820’s to the 1920’s, which include Native Americans, mountain men, pioneers, and farmers. Arrive Salt Lake City in the late afternoon and enjoy a brief driving tour of this premier western city. Join the group for a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B, L, D)

Day 6

This morning enjoy the “heavenly singing” of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir (choir schedule permitting). Transfer to the airport for our return flights. You will take not only the memories of incredible scenic attractions, but also the friendships of those you have shared these days with. (B)

Departure Locations


Depart: TBA

Return: TBA

Park & Ride Lot, 575 Colt Highway (Rte 6) & South Road


Depart: TBA

Return: TBA

Manchester, Park & Ride Commuter Lot, Buckland Street & Pleasant Valley Road

Meet at Bradley Airport

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Return: TBA

Meet at Airline Ticket Counter - TBA







Payment Policy

$900 per person deposit with reservation. Final payment by April 1, 2025.

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to April 1, 2025 fee of $700.00 pp; April 2, 2025 to May 15, 2025 fee of $1,500.00 pp; no refunds if canceled after May 15, 2025. All cancellation are plus any non-refundable air fees.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Friendship Tours offers Travel Protection insurance through 2 insurance providers: NTA Travel Protection Plan and Travel Insured International. Trip Protection offers coverage for Cancellation for covered medical reasons, Interruption, Emergency Medical, Travel Delay, & more.

The AON/NTA Travel Protection Plan offers 3 levels of insurance: Basic or Enhanced or Enhanced with Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR). The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within14 days of your deposit or initial payment. The Enhanced Plan with the add-on of CFAR must be purchased within 14 days of initial deposit. CFAR allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 priors to departure and reimburses up to 75% of your nonrefundable trip cost.

To enroll: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068

OR call AON 1-800-388-1470.

Travel Insured International offers the Worldwide Trip Protection plan with the option to add upgrade benefits (available for additional cost) including CFAR when purchased within 21 days of your initial deposit. Other upgrades include , Electronic Equipment, Event Ticket Fee Protection, Travel Inconvenience.

To enroll: https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan Agency #18649

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