Day 1 San Francisco - Sacramento - Wendover (511 miles)
Today we will visit the California State Capital - Sacramento. In the afternoon we will head through the famous Donner Pass and enter Nevada - nicknamed the Silver State. We will stay overnight in Wendover.
Day 2 Wendover - Casper (530 miles)
We will travel through the Great Salt Desert in the morning. The saline lake covers an area of around 1,700 square miles but is subject to substantial fluctuations. In the afternoon we will drive along the Emigration Canyon into Echo Canyon, visit the once traveled Oregon Trail. The highlights of the trail also include the historical landmarks of Independence Rock and Devil's Gate. Overnight stay in Casper.
Day 3 Casper - Crazy Horse - Mount Rushmore - Devils Tower - Gillette (366 miles)
Today we will visit Crazy Horse Memorial in the morning. Then we will visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Next we will continue to Devil's Tower National Monument and spend the night in Gillette.
Day 4 Gillette - Yellowstone National Park (251 miles)
Today, we will visit Yellowstone National Park, the oldest in the U.S., where we will see the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone Falls, Mud Volcano, and Mammoth Hot Springs. There is also a diverse array of wildlife that inhabits the park, including elk, moose, and bears. We will spend the night in West Yellowstone.
Day 5 Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson Hole - Salt Lake City (330 miles)
After breakfast, we will continue exploring Yellowstone National Park, making a stop at Old Faithful. Then, we will drive along the Snake River to reach Grand Teton National Park, where we will have some time to see this breathtaking landscape. After a stop in Jackson Hole, WY, we will drive to Salt Lake City, where we will spend the night.
Day 6 Salt Lake City - The Bonneville Salt Flats - Reno (437 miles)
We will visit Utah State Capitol Building and Temple Square. Then we will head to the Bonneville Salt Flats. We will arrive in Reno, Nevada in the afternoon.
Day 7 Reno - Lake Tahoe - San Francisco (236 miles)
In the morning, we will visit Virginia City and then go to visit Lake Tahoe. In the afternoon, we will make our way back to San Francisco. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.