Top 10 things to do in The Great American West from AmeriCan & Worldwide Travel

1 – Go to a Native American powwow With so many different tribes there are powwows throughout the year- lively celebrations of the Native American culture and heritage
2 – Take a red ‘Jammer’ bus along the Going-To-The-Sun Road in Glacier National Park Sightseeing in these vintage 1930s buses make a wonderful experience, viewing the stunning scenery through the roll-back tops and with the experienced guides to share their knowledge
3 – Watch the annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup Relish the spectacle as one of the last great traditions of the Old West unfolds before your very eyes. The Roundup takes place every September
4 – Take a vineyard tour in Idaho Wine has been produced in Idaho since the early 1800s so they know what they are doing! Take the Sunnyslope Wine Trail in the Snake River Valley for everything from Zinfandel to Albarino.
5 -  Go rafting on the Snake River, Wyoming Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Salmon, Idaho are just two of the many starting points for rafting this river whether you love the adventure of the white water rapids or a gentle float trip.
6 – See the World’s Largest Buffalo Yes really! Jamestown, North Dakota is home to this beast which makes a great photo opportunity  
7 – Learn to rope a steer on a ranch stay The Great American West is the perfect region to stay on a ranch and try your hand at the cowboy (or cowgirl!) lifestyle
8 – Stargaze from the comfort of your bed at Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone is a magical place to see star-studded skies and glamping in a Stargazer tent is the perfect way to do it.
9 – Get up close and personal with the world’s largest mountain carving in progress Every June and September, the Volksmarch is an organised group hike up to the face of the Crazy Horse Memorial – a carving of the famous Lakota Sioux leader started in 1948 and still a work in progress
10 – Visit a ghost town Montana has upwards of 20 ghost towns abandoned by miners and homesteaders but one of the best is Bannack in south west Montana with more than 60 buildings to see
Call AmeriCan and Worldwide Travel on 01892779900 or email for a tailor-made itinerary to the Great American West


Posted by: AmeriCan and Worldwide Travel
Posted on: 09/01/2019

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