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Yellowstone & Grand Teton Camping & Glamping with Black People Outside

 

Explore Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks alongside Chevy and Kam from Black People Outside. Imagine stunning national parks, exhilarating outdoor activities, and the ultimate glamping experience. We’re talking s’mores by the campfire, stargazing in luxury tents, and jaw-dropping vistas at every turn. 

TRIP DATES:

July 7-11, 2024

MEET CHEVY & KAM (@BLK.PEOPLE.OUTSIDE)

 

Chevy and Kam of @blk.people.outside were inspired by their realization that they were often the only black people exploring national parks and many of their local trails. They embarked on a journey to raise visibility for people of color (POCs) in outdoor spaces, and their goal is to break down invisible barriers that prevent them from exploring the outdoors and ensure that everyone can enjoy the beauty of nature.

Trip Length

5 Days

Intensity

Mild

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Group Size

8 People

$2950 Per Person

 

Let’s start with Yellowstone, shall we? Did you know that this world-famous National Park sits on top of a super-volcano and boasts the largest collection of geothermal features on the planet? It’s true! Prepare to be mesmerized by the otherworldly landscapes, from the iconic Old Faithful geyser to the vibrant hot springs and bubbling mud pots.

And then there’s the Grand Tetons, with some of the oldest rocks in North America dating back a whopping 2.7 billion years! These majestic mountains are a hiker’s paradise, with endless trails winding through pristine forests, crystal-clear lakes, and breathtaking vistas.

But we’re not just about roughing it – we’ll also be treating you to the ultimate glamping experience! Imagine cozy luxury tents nestled in the heart of nature, complete with plush bedding, stylish decor, and even a private bathroom. You’ll be able to soak up the sights and sounds of the great outdoors, without sacrificing an ounce of comfort.

So what are you waiting for? Join us on the adventure of a lifetime with Good Trip!

 

    Activities
    • Hiking & Interpretive Tours
    • Scenic Float
    • Camping & Glamping

    Included
    • Medically-trained, naturalist guides

    • Round-trip transportation

    • Accommodations

    • Tent, sleeping pad, and group camping equipment

    • Scenic float trip

    • All meals

    • Park entry fees

    Not Included
    • Flights
    • Sleeping bag (Available to Rent for $50)
    • Personal camping gear (See Packing List)
    • Gratuity for Your Guide
    Weather

    Yellowstone and Grand Tetons have very extreme weather – in fact, the highest recorded difference in temperature in a 24-hour period was recorded in Montana at over 100 degrees! Late June can be warm and dry in the day, but cold in the evenings with highs in the 70s and lows in the 30s. It can snow any month of the year and often does!

    Intensity- Moderate

    This trip is appropriate for beginner hikers.  Your Good Trip guide will have your safety at top of mind at all times, and group hikes and activities will be based on the overall group’s abilities and interests.

    Accommodations

    • One night in Mountain Modern Hotel in Jackson
    • Two nights camping in Yellowstone National Park
    • One night glamping in West Yellowstone
    • Pricing is based on double, triple, or quad occupancy accommodations
    Flights

    You will be flying into Jackson Hole Airport. You’ll want to pick a flight that arrives before 2pm MST on the first day. At the end of your trip, please depart after 12pm, which your guide will drop you back at the Jackson Hole Airport (or back at your accommodation in Jackson if you’re staying on.)

    person hiking in Sedona National Park

    Get ready to channel your inner adventurer with the ultimate Grand Teton and Yellowstone tour! We’ll take you on an unforgettable journey through the hidden gems and geothermal wonders of the world’s first National Park, as well as the enchanting beauty of the Tetons. And the best part? You’ll have an experienced hiking guide by your side every step of the way!

    Day One

     

    You’ll arrive in Jackson Hole by the early afternoon. You’ll get to know your expert guides and adventurous group, along with Chevy and Kam, over lunch at a local brewery. Then, set off for an easy warm-up walk along the Snake River, where you’ll have spectacular views of the Teton Mountains. In the evening, you’ll enjoy a welcome dinner in one of Jackson’s fantastic restaurants. Then, you’ll head back to your charming mountain hotel for a good night’s sleep! 

    Meals: L, D

    Day Two

     

    Grand Teton National Park sits in the magnificent shadow of the Teton Mountains. Catch an early start in the park to spot the wildlife when it’s most active. You’ll spend several hours with your naturalist hiking guide exploring this unique national park and looking for bears, elk, bison, pronghorn, elk, and more! Then, you’ll spend three hours floating ten miles of the Snake River, entirely within Grand Teton National Park. As you float the river, your guide will share interesting stories about the park’s history. After the float, we’ll make our way to our homey campsite for the next 2 nights in Yellowstone National Park.

    Meals: B, L, D

    Day Three

    Yellowstone is the world’s oldest national park and home to some of the largest collections of thermal features and large mammals in the world. Today, you’ll embark on a tour of the park with plenty of opportunities for hiking throughout. We’ll visit Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and more! In the evening, we’ll relax at camp, learn about our gear, Leave No Trace, and camping best practices, and tell stories around the glowing campfire.

    Meals: B, L, D

    Day Four

    Early this morning, we’ll visit the Lamar Valley – often referred to as the Serengeti of North America – to look for bison, elk, pronghorn, and even wolves! In the afternoon, we’ll set off on a leisurely hike, with only a small elevation change. In the early afternoon, we’ll retire to our luxurious glamping accommodations in West Yellowstone.

    Meals: B, L, D

    Day Five

     

    Enjoy a delicious breakfast in town with your newfound community before departing for the airport and bidding farewell to a new group of friends, and your adventure out West.

    Meals: B

    Packing LIst

    Required Gear
    • Day pack (15-30 liters recommended)
    • Luggage (can be left in the vehicle, 1 small suitcase per person)
    • Sleeping bag (also available to rent), rated to 15 degrees
    • Pack cover
    • Headlamp
    • Reusable water bottles
    Recommended Gear & Personal Items
    • Cotton or silk sleeping bag liner (optional, recommended if renting)
    • Travel pillow
    • Sunscreen
    • Earplugs
    • Insect repellent
    • Toiletries (please choose biodegradable and scent-free items)
    • Small, personal first aid kit (including blister treatment)
    • Small, quick dry towel
    Required Clothing
    • Warm jacket (down, puffy, fleece)
    • Rain jacket or shell
    • Breathable wicking base layers
    • Lightweight hiking pants
    • Warm clothes to sleep in
    • Warm hat
    • Sun hat with a brim
    • Wool socks (1 pair per day of trip)
    • Hiking boots
    • Sunglasses
    Recommended Clothing
    • Rain pants
    • Buff or neck scarf
    • Comfortable clothes for camp
    • Sandals or camp shoes

    Trip FAQ’s

    What will we eat?

    Meals may be prepared by guides, picked up as boxed lunches, or enjoyed in restaurants. We prioritize seasonal, fresh ingredients and local suppliers in all regions. We can cater to most dietary requests and allergies with advanced notice. Be sure to include this information in our client intake form when registering for your trip!

    Who else will be there?

    Good Trippers can be any age and everyone is welcome!

    We get families, couples and friends, but most of our travelers come solo! We have hiking trips for all abilities, just make sure to review the Intensity section for information about what to expect on your trip. All group multi-day trips are 18+. If you’re traveling with kids, we’d be happy to make any itinerary private! Email info@goodtripadventures.com.

    Do you offer payment plans?

    We are here to help! We offer flexible payment plans tailored to your needs. Reach out to us for more information on how we can assist you with payment options. Regardless of the payment plan implemented, full payment must be received by 30 days in advance of the trip start.

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