Rocky Mountains Spectacular + Seattle - Mount Rainier & Olympic National Park.

Rocky Mountains Spectacular + Seattle - Mount Rainier & Olympic National Park. 23 days/22 nights. Start: Seattle - End: Salt Lake City.

  • Day 01: Arrival Seattle
  • Day 02: Seattle - Ashford/Mount Rainier
  • Day 03: Ashford - Olympia
  • Day 04: Olympia - Forks
  • Day 05: Forks - Sequim
  • Day 06: Sequim - Seattle
  • Day 07: Seattle
  • Day 08: Seattle - Vancouver
  • Day 09: Vancouver
  • Day 10: Vancouver - Whistler
  • Day 11: Whistler - Vernon
  • Day 12: Vernon - Banff
  • Day 13: Banff - Lake Louise - Banff
  • Day 14: Banff - Cranbrook
  • Day 15: Cranbrook - Kalispell
  • Day 16: Kalispell - Great Falls
  • Day 17: Great Falls - Butte
  • Day 18: Butte - West Yellowstone (Yellowstone National Park)
  • Day 19: Yellowstone National Park
  • Day 20: Yellowstone National Park - Jackson
  • Day 21: Jackson - Salt Lake City
  • Day 22: Salt Lake City
  • Day 23: Salt Lake City - rentalcar return - return flight or individual extension
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day 1

Arrival Seattle

1 Day

After arrival, pick up the rental car and check in at a hotel near the airport. 

day 2

Seattle - Ashford/Mount Rainier

1 Day

185 km

Today, you drive to the wonderful park of Mount Rainier. Cross the park from the north to the south and make a hike from the Sunrise Visitor Center. Along the way, you can enjoy the most wonderful panoramic views of the mountain. Lodgings in Ashford, just outside the park. 

day 3

Ashford - Olympia

1 Day

400 km

The trip continues to the abandonned, grey lanscape around Mt. Helens. Watch the destruction from the last eruption in 1980 and pass at the info center near Silver Lake. The day ends in Olympia, the capital of Washington. 

 

day 4

Olympia - Forks

1 Day

300 km

Drive by the Capitol Way en the Legislative Buildings, which offers a beautiful view on Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens. Further to Aberdeen and north up to Lake Quinault, one of the most beautiful places in the south of the immens Olympic National Park. Take a walk in the subtropic rainforest or enjoy a relaxing canoe trip on the lake. Afterwards, you follow the road tho the west of the park, first along the ocean and then back to the innerland to Forks. 

 

day 5

Forks - Sequim

1 Day

130 km

From Forks, you continue to Lake Crescent to make a hike to the Marymere Falls and to make a side trip to Hurricane Ridge. With a clear sky, you can enjoy the unforgetable panoramic view on the snow covered mountain tops. Back to the main road and further to Port Angeles. Here leace the ferries to Victoria and Vancouver Island. Lodgings In Sequim.

 

day 6

Sequim - Seattle

1 Day

115 km

On the way back to Seattle, you cannot miss the Old Fort Townsend and Fort Warden. Some of the beautiful Victorian houses are still preserved. Passing little fishersmans villagers at the Puget Sound, you drive to Tacoma en further to midtown Seattle. Lodgings: Day 1 of the basic route. 

 

day 7

Seattle

1 Day

Time to visit the city with for exemple: the Space Needle and the monorail, the picturesque harbour area, Pioneer Square and the "Underground City", the Sea-aquarium, and much more. 

day 8

Seattle - Vancouver

1 Day

220 km

Via Everett (optional: Boeing factory), you drive to the American - Canadian border. Enjoy the beautiful panorama on the Puget Sound Islands and the high tops of the North Cascades Mountains. Arrival in Vancouver and first encounter with the city. 

 

day 9

Vancouver

1 Day

40 km

No visit to Western Canada is complete without a stay in the jewel of theWest Coast. This magnificent city offers everything from Asian-inspireddining, First Nations galleries and cultural events to endless public trailsand green spaces such as the expansive Stanley Park and the lowerSeawall promenade. Overnight in Vancouver.

Full day to discover the city: Stanley Park, the historic 'Gastown', the Steam Clock, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Chinatown, the Queen Elisabeth Park, Canada Place, and many more.

day 10

Vancouver - Whistler

1 Day

140 km

Today you follow the coast line along Howe Sound, which offers you beautiful and picturesque panoramic views on fjords ans little islands. Afterwards you enter the foothills of the mountains and in the Garibaldi Park, you can walk wonderful routes. Further to the beautiful Whistler and lodgings. 

day 11

Whistler - Vernon

1 Day

385 km

Passing lakes, parks and hilly meadows, you drive to Cache - Creek and Kamloops. You end the day in the area known for the fruit and vegetable production of British Colombia. Lodgings in Vernon. 

 

day 12

Vernon - Banff

1 Day

430 km

From the Okanagan Valley, you drive to Revelstoke, further to Glacier National Park and the Rogers Pass. It's not as big in acres, but absolutely as big in nature, such as glaciers, rivers, high ridges. Via Golden, you reach the wonderful Icefield Parkway, which leads you right to Banff. 

 

day 13

Banff - Lake Louise - Banff

1 Day

120 km

Start with a visit to Banff: Bow Falls, the historic Banff Springs Hotel, Lake Minnewanka, a trip to the top of Sulphur Mountain and an afternoon drive to Lake Louise, one of the most beautiful places of the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy a hike around the lake and back to Banff for lodgings. 

 

day 14

Banff - Cranbrook

1 Day

240 km

A quiet and relaxing drive through the wonderful Kootenay and Yoho National Park. The cozy town of Radium Hot Springs offers several therapeutic hot water spings and gives you an instant holiday mood.

 

day 15

Cranbrook - Kalispell

1 Day

240 km

You leave Canada passing lakes, steep mountain tops, cozy towns, through the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to Kalispell, the entrance to the superb Glacier National Park. 

 

day 16

Kalispell - Great Falls

1 Day

370 km

Get up early and travel along the Going-to-the-Sun Highway, one of the most beautiful and most spectacular mountain routes in the world. You drive through the Glacier National Park from West to East and enjoy the wonderful panoramic views and stunning glaciers. Travel to Great Falls. 

 

day 17

Great Falls - Butte

1 Day

260 km

Today you travel south to Helena, the capital of Montana. You can visit the Historical Society Museum, Library & Archives. Also the State Capitol and the Governor's Mansion cannot be missed. Travel to Butte for lodgings.

 

 

day 18

Butte - West Yellowstone (Yellowstone National Park)

1 Day

240 km

Travel further to Yellowstone National Park, Americas first and biggest National Park and probably the most famous as well. We suggest to start with the 'North Loop' to discover the immense canyons, stormy water falls, impressive rocks and many motre. Lodgings near the park. 

 

day 19

Yellowstone National Park

1 Day

100 km

Spend the full day experiencing more of Yellowstone's natural wonders. Marvel at a volcano's hidden power rising up in colorful hot springs, mudpots and geysers. Explore mountains, forests and lakes to watch wildlife and witness the drama of nature and get active with a walk along park trails and boardwalks.

day 20

Yellowstone National Park - Jackson

1 Day

170 km

This morning's journey is through the rugged, snow-capped mountains which welcome you to Grand Teton National Park. Visit the Snake River Outlook and admire the stunning landscape. The prairie land is home to wild buffalo, moose and elk. The wonderful Grand Teton Park  is one of the foothills of Yellowstone. Take your time for a walk or enjoy a delicous picknick on the river bank. Lodgings in Jackson.  

day 21

Jackson - Salt Lake City

1 Day

470 km

A wonderful ride (approx. 6h) brings you via the Caribou National Forest the the center of the het Mormons in Utah, Salt Lake City. One of the biggest salt lakes in the world is situated near the city.

 

day 22

Salt Lake City

1 Day

Discover the city and vist the Mormon Temple Square and the famous Tabernacle. Take a trip the the mountain village Park City or enjoy a few shopping hours. 

 

day 23

Salt Lake City - rentalcar return - return flight or individual extension

1 Day

10 km

End of the journey, drop off the rental car at the airport. Return flight or prolongation possible with supplement.

 

Standard hotels (0USST16B)
is available starting at 4207 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 01.07.22 - 17.08.22 18.08.22 - 31.10.22
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 4004 3870
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 4461 4207
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 2535 2401
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 3172 3001
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 8811 8306
per child in parents room 2 - 12 (DACHD12) 25 25
per childr in parents room 13 - 17 (DACHD18) 546 546
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 322 322

Included

  • Hotelaccomodation based on lodging + local sales taxes, as per itinerary and as per chosen hotel category.
  • Car rental with GPS, adapted to the number of persons in the car, one driver.  Extra drivers and/or underage drivers can be added with supplement.
    • Single: Economy except if the car is brought back to another city than the one it started from, than Compact.
    • Double/Twin: Compact
    • Triple: Intermediate
    • Quadruple and 2x double rooms: Fullsize.
  • Any other car rental category can be provided with the appropriate price adjustment.
  • Only for selfdrives booked as published: roadbook with description of day by day itinerary. (Only available in Dutch and French)
  • Local roadmap of the State or Province (Canda), or a road atlas if the trip brings you through different states.

Not Included

All services NOT mentioned such as: 

  • International passport and charges for ESTA = USA and or ETA = Canada.
  • Airline tickets, airport taxes, fuel surcharge, security fee, and more.
  • Meals at the hotels except if confirmed differently at time of confirmation.
  • Resort fees, Urban fees, Facility fees and other fees charged by some hotels and to be paid locally.
  • Eventual cost for a (new) Belgian - European drivers licence, if the current one does not state "Drivers Licence" in English.
  • Warrant/Security Deposit/Guarantee cost for rental cars, motorhomes, motorbikes, hotels and more.
  • Fuel for the vehicles and parking costs. 
  • Charges for tollroads en toll bridges
  • Insurances (cancellation insurance, travel and assistance insurance, luggage insurance, etc).
  • Admissions to the national parks, to attractions, extra excursions, etc.
  • All personal expenses (Food & Drinks), souvenirs and more. 

Good To Know

FLIGHTS:

Wings ‘n Wheels is offering a large choice of European and American carriers which operates daily flights to and from the USA and Canada, starting from Brussels and as well as from the main airports in neighboring countries.

International and eventual domestic flights are not included. Airlines work with flexible prices and availability does change quickly. Use the contact form below and send it to your travel agent (enter your postal code or city name or the name of your travel agency) and indicate accurately your travel dates (departure and return) together with the surname (family name), first name and date of birth of each traveler and Wings ‘n Wheels will search for the best deals, considering itinerary and pricing.

A-LA-CARTE   -  TAILOR MADE:

All self-drive itineraries can be amended and tailormade “ à la carte” to your wishes.

CARRENTAL - DRIVERS LICENCE:

It is mandatory to present a NATIONAL driving licence with on the front side "Driving Licence". An international drivers licence is a translation only and not a valid document to rent a vehicle.