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1845B

Cheyenne Frontier Days
July 23-31, 2018               $2899
                                     Unsold Seats will be recalled by Mayflower Tours on 2/23/18

Trip # 1845B
Deposit:  $200
Final Payment:  4/18/18
Single Sup. +$1279
Optional Insurance:  +$150*

*Must be Paid with Deposit

Package Includes:
*Airport Transfers when Mayflower Tours provided Flights
*Motorcoach Transportation
*8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 6 Dinners
*Sightseeing per Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arrive in Denver  Welcome to Denver, Colorado, the "Mile High City." Meet your fellow travelers at 5:00 p.m. for a get-acquainted dinner hosted by your Tour Manager. Meal: D

DAY 2 – Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo and Bit-O-Wyo Dinner Show  Depart Denver this morning into Wyoming to Cheyenne. We arrive while the town is in the midst of their annual Frontier Days, the "World's Largest Outdoor Rodeo and Western Celebration." Uponarrival we are taken on a "Behind the Chutes Tour" to get a look at what goes on behind the scenes at the rodeo. Follow the path of the bulls and broncs as they are threaded through the gates and into the arena. Then, we have reserved seats to the Cheyenne's world-class rodeo. The excitement is high as bull riders and bronc riders take to the arena each day in what is fast becoming the "Daddy of All Rodeos." After time to freshen at the hotel, we are treated to a dinner and live cowboy entertainment the Bit-O-Wyo Dinner Show. The chuckwagon line serves up the finest cowboy steaks and the wranglers offer up a helping of music and comedy. Meals: B, D

DAY 3 – Cheyenne Trolly Tour and Terry Bison Ranch  The day begins with a plate of hot pancakes and special Cheyenne "howdy" at the annual Pancake Breakfast where over 100,000 flapjacks are served every year. Next, we climb aboard the Cheyenne Trolley for a narrated tour of this Old West town. You'll see the historic Depot Buildings, a National Landmark and see where many gunfights occurred as well as the spot where Wild Bill Hickok was married. During your free time in downtown enjoy music in the depot plaza or pop into the famed Outlaw Saloon. Later, we head out to Terry Bison Ranch Resort where we climb aboard the train for a ride out to the middle of the ranch's bison herd. Then it's back to the ranch for a tasty dinner served up Western style. Meal: B, D

DAY 4 – National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center and Jackson Hole  Departing Cheyenne this morning we skirt Medicine Bow National Forest and cross the expanse of the Great Divide Basin of Wyoming. Nearing Shoshone National Forest, the Wind River Range of the Rocky Mountains come into view. We stop at the National Bighorn Interpretive Center to learn about these fascinating creatures which live in the nearby mountains. Dinner tonight is at Dornan's Resort on the banks of the Snake River. Meal: B, D

DAY 5 – Scenic Float Trip and Jackson Hole  The spectacular vistas of the Grand Teton Mountains offer a thrilling view from the white waters of the Snake River during a delightful floating trip. With its wooden boardwalks and unique antler-horn arches, downtown Jackson Hole brings the Old West to life. Meals: B, L

DAY 6 – Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks  We follow the Rockefeller Memorial Parkway into magnificent Grand Teton National Park, alongside lovely Jackson and Jenny Lakes and pay a visit to the Chapel of the Transfiguration. In Yellowstone National Park, we stop at storied Old Faithful Geyser, named for its regular eruptions about every 80 to 90 minutes for some 150 years. Next, we'll explore Norris Geyser Basin, filled with an incredible variety of steam vents, mud pots, geysers, and hot springs. We continue to the awesome 1,200-foot-deep Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, including views from Inspiration and Lookout Points. Then, we continue to our hotel in Cody. Meal: B

DAY 7 – Buffalo Bill Center and the Cody Nite Rodeo  This morning we visit the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center to learn about the internment of the Japanese-Americans that were confined here during WWII. Then, we return to Cody for some free time and shopping. At the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, you'll encounter some historic figures, including Bill himself, the renowned sharpshooter Annie Oakley and Indian chief Sitting Bull. We also enjoy dinner and the live western show featuring Dan Miller's Cowboy Music Revue. Tonight, all roads lead to the Cody Nite Rodeo.  Deemed the "Rodeo Capital of the World," Cody's rodeo began in 1938 and is the longest running and only nightly rodeo in the world. After the nightly Flag Presentation, enjoy the exciting barrel racing, bull riding and saddle bronc riding. Meals: B, D

DAY 8 – Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument  Making our way across Wyoming we enter Montana and stop at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. The area memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry's battle with Sioux and Cheyenne warriors in 1876. Explore the battlefield, see historic photos and the many artifacts. Later we continue to Billings and our hotel. Tonight, we gather for a farewell dinner, sharing memories with new-found friends. Meals: B, D

DAY 9 – Travel Home  Following breakfast, we say goodbye to the West with fond memories of our fellow Rodeo Wranglers with a transfer to the Billings Logan International Airport for flights home. Meal: B

This itinerary is approximate.  The exact times, days and destinations may vary due to unforeseen circumstances.

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