Itinerary: Vancouver – Seattle- Yellowstone National Park- Mt. Rushmore – Badlands National Park – Chicago – Toronto – Ottawa
Day 1: Ottawa – Vancouver – Seattle
Departure in the afternoon, cross the border head to the seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. Go visit the Museum of Flight, it was established in 1965 and is fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. As the largest private air and space museum in the world, it also hosts the largest K-12 educational programs in the world.
Day 2: Seattle – Spokane
After breakfast , go visit the observation tower in Seattle Space Needle. It was built in the Seattle Center for the 1962 World’s Fair and is a city landmark and is considered an icon of Seattle. Then go visit Pike Place Market. This is one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers’ markets in the United States.
Then head to Spokane, hotel will be in Spokane.
Day 3: Spokane – Coeur d’Alene – Yellowstone National Park
Visit Coeur d’Alene in Idaho. Enjoy walking on the world’s longest Floating Bridge on the Coeur D’Alene Lake. Then, go to “Big Sky Country” Montana. Enjoy the beautiful view of the Rocky Mountains. Then stop in the Legendary Silver Dollar Saloon where displayover 50,000 different silver dollars. Then head to the direction of Yellowstone National Park . Overnight Hotel near Yellowstone National Park .
Day 4: Yellowstone National Park
Visit Yellowstone National Park—the world’s first national park. Inside the park, there are big concentration of the world’s most extraordinary geysers and hot springs. The most famous is the Old Faithful Geyser which erupt 100 feet or higher approximately every 80 to 90 minutes. Then we can take a nearby path to visit many other smaller geysers & colorful hot springs. Later,visit Mammoth Hot Springs, the huge hot springs with many layers and different minerals, therefore, it creates very colorful view. While driving in the Yellowstone National Park , we can easily see lots of wildlife, especially elks and bisons, roaming on the road.
Overnight hotel same as above.
Day 5: Yellowstone National Park – Big Horn Mountain – Gillette
Departure from hotel in the morning, we’ll pass the Big Horn Mountain, stop at historic site of American/Indian War – Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument, wich preserves the site of the June 25 and 26, 1876, Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Overnight hotel in Gillette
Day 6: Gillette – Devils Tower – Mt. Rushmore – Crazy Horse – Rapid City
Visit the Devils Tower, the first United States National Monument, formed by the intrusion of igneous material. Then, visit Mt. Rushmore, the giant sculptures of the heads of the four former U.S. presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln & Roosevelt. Then visit Crazy Horse Memorial, the world’s largest statue to honour the culture, tradition and living heritage of North American Indians. Overnight hotel in Rapid City.
Day 7: Rapid City– Wall Drugs – Badlands National Park – Jackson
Head to the Wall Drugs, the best place to shop for cowboy items. Here we can try the local favorites: buffalo burger. Then head to Badlands National Park where there is an unusual colourful landscape, which looks like another planet in the outer-space. Later in the day, visit Mitchell town, the world’s only corn palace. Its exterior is completely covered with thousands of bushels of native South Dakota corn, grain and grasses that are arranged into large murals every spring. Overnight hotel in Jackson
Day 8: Jackson – Madison – Chicago
Continue to travel east to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the American prairies. We will pass by the river shore of the famous Mississippi River, the longest river in U.S. Thenvisit the state capitol of Wisconsin, in Madison. This is the largest State Capitol in U.S. Overnight Hotel near Chicago.
Day 9: Chicago – Windsor
In the morning, head to downtown Chicago. Ascend the Skydeck Chicago,Willis Tower, the 2nd tallest building in U.S. with 110-storey high, have a bird-eye view of Chicago City. Then take the cruise along Chicago River, the tour guide will explainthe Chicago history and can see many beautiful skyscrapers and famous Chicago landmarks. Leave Chicago after the tour, shop in duty-free store and then head to Windsor, Canada. Overnight hotel in Windsor.
Day 10: Windsor – Toronto – Ottawa
Head east to Toronto. Shopping and lunch in the famous Pacific Mall in Markham. Then back to Ottawa. Arrive Ottawain the evening.