A Valley So Nice They Named it Paradise
Number of Participants: Maximum of 4 attendees; ground transportation, lodging, meals and activities provided
Starting Point: September 14 at Billings Hotel & Convention Center
Ending Point: September 18 at Bozeman International Airport
Transportation: Transportation provided from Billings Hotel & Convention Center; transportation provided for all activities on the agenda from September 14 – 18; transportation provided to departure flights on September 18.
Description: Explore the central part of Montana’s Yellowstone Country in a valley aptly named Paradise. This exciting four-day experience includes hiking, lazy-river rafting, fly-fishing, hot springs, cold drinks, and so much more.
Note: Most of this tour is wheelchair accessible.
A sampling of items on the agenda:
- Hike at Pine Creek Falls in Livingston, Montana. This popular, scenic 2-mile roundtrip trail also leads to alpine Jewel Lake and Pine Creek Lake.
- Stop at the two of the state’s best craft breweries—Katabatic Brewing and Neptune’s Brewery, both in Livingston, Montana.
- Dine at local, charming eateries that will surprise even the most fastidious foodies.
- Explore the north-central area of Yellowstone National Park, including Mammoth Hot Springs—home to numerous fascinating individually-named thermal features and hot spring terraces.
- Fly-fish the famous blue-ribbon waters of the Yellowstone River in search of brown, rainbow and cutthroat trout.
- Zip-line in the Cinnabar Basin and float the Yellowstone River. Satisfy your sense of adventure while enjoying breathtaking landscapes from the air and the water.
- Feed your curiosity with a stop at the Yellowstone Heritage and Research Center in Gardiner, Montana—home to several-million artifacts and one of the largest collections of cultural and national history in the National Park Service.