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NORTH AMERICA | Jackson Hole, Yellowstone National Park

Winter in Wyoming Short Escape

This trip includes:
5 Days
10Meals
7 Sites

Journey across the wintry wilderness of Wyoming and Yosemite National Park on this Adventures by Disney Short Escape vacation where you’ll delight in views of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains, explore geysers and dog sled across snowy terrain. You can also relax with a soak in a natural hot spring surrounded by snow-laden pines.

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      U.S. Guests 18 and over are required to present valid and unexpired government-issued photo identification (i.e., driver's license, passport). In addition, Guests 17 years of age or younger may be required to show additional documentation when traveling with a single parent. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please refer to the U.S Department of State for information on documentation requirements.

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      Please limit your baggage to one piece of luggage per person plus one carry-on. Luggage space is limited on the snow vehicles used for the transportation in and out of Yellowstone. Luggage will be limited to one standard piece plus one carry-on per Guest. With frequent security changes, we recommend that you check with your air carrier as well as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for current restrictions.

      During the winter, temperatures in Jackson and Yellowstone are often 20 °F (-7 °C) or below. Since the majority of our time will be spent outdoors, layers of thick winter gear should be worn during all activities. The following is a list of clothing and other items you may want to bring:

      Clothing

      • Long underwear—garments should be form-fitting, wicking, breathable and fast drying
      • Long-sleeved shirts and sweaters
      • Fleece jacket and/or a ski vest
      • Jeans and long pants
      • Ski jacket—should be either waterproof or water-resistant, insulated and breathable
      • Ski pants—should be waterproof, insulated and should fit over snow boots
      • Neck gaiter and a scarf
      • Swimsuit and a swim cap
      • Sturdy-soled walking shoes
      • Thick snow boots
      • Water shoes or flip flops—for use at Granite hot springs
      • Ski socks— should be wicking, breathable and fast-drying
      • Ski gloves or ski mittens
      • Sunglasses or ski goggles
      • Hand and toe warmers

      Miscellaneous
      • Valid photo ID
      • Medication
      • Camera/video camera
      • Eye drops
      • Sunscreen
      • Small travel umbrella
      • Extra batteries or charger for camera
      • Binoculars

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      Upon arrival at Jackson Hole Airport (JAC), proceed inside the airport from the tarmac. Once inside the airport, look for an Adventures by Disney representative who will be holding an orange Adventures by Disney sign. The representative is available to assist you with your baggage and will escort you to your prearranged ground transportation to your hotel. At the conclusion of your adventure, you will be escorted back to the airport for your return flight home.

      Day Airport Code Arrival/Departure Time
      Arrival 1 JAC Prior to 7:30 AM
      Departure 5 JAC Anytime

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      The unit of currency in America is the US Dollar (USD). ATM machines are available in most places along your adventure to obtain cash in the local currency. Most hotels and restaurants accept major credit cards or single-use debit cards in addition to travelers' checks.

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      Adventure Guide Gratuities
      Gratuities for your Adventure Guides are not included. Based on the quality of service you have received, we suggest the following gratuity guidelines. Please note that this is for each member of your traveling party, per Adventure Guide, per day.

      Per Adult/Child/Per Adventure Guide/Per Day—$9 - $11 USD

      Example:
      •  For a 5-day adventure, the Adventure Guide gratuity per Guest, per Adventure Guide: $45 - $55 USD.
      •  A family of 4 for a 5-day adventure: $180 - $220 USD per Adventure Guide.

      For 2 Adventure Guides, this is a total of $360 - $440 USD.

      The Adventure Guides gratuity can be paid in U.S dollars, local currency, travelers' checks or PayPal. Please check with your Adventure Guide if they accept PayPal.

      All Other Gratuities
      Gratuities have been taken care of on your behalf for all services included in the itinerary. There is no need for you to worry about tipping the bellmen, housekeepers, waiters, drivers and local experts.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSExpanded

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    To book your vacation, please call our Reservation Center at (800) 543-0865 and speak with a Vacationista or contact your Travel Agent. If you are outside the U.S., please call (866) 983-7872 and speak with a Vacationista or contact your Travel Agent.

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    If you are a U.S. citizen, you do not need vaccinations to travel to Wyoming. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please check your local requirements on vaccinations for travel to this country.

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    You will fly into and out of Jackson Hole Airport (JAC).

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    Yes, but only for pre-night stays. Once inside the baggage claim area, please look for a representative holding an orange-colored Adventures by Disney sign. This representative is available to assist with luggage and will provide transportation to a Jackson Hole-area hotel. If Guests are not staying at the Wort Hotel for their pre-night, please check with that hotel’s concierge when arranging your transfer in order to allow enough time to arrive for the reception on the morning of Day 1.

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    Adventures by Disney Travel Services, Inc. offers pre-stays and post-stays at The Wort Hotel for this trip, which is particularly helpful since Day 1 begins at 8:30 AM. Please contact a Vacationista at (800) 543-0865 for detailed information.

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    During the adventure, transportation is provided by private motor coach and snowcoach. Please note, transportation inside Yellowstone National Park is provided by snowcoach, not passenger vans or coaches. These vehicles are small with a maximum of 14 riders per vehicle. Please make sure you are comfortable traveling in this type of transportation.

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    While this adventure is not considered strenuous, the weather does play a key role. Temperatures in Jackson and Yellowstone can be extremely cold and one should feel comfortable spending the majority of your time exploring the outdoors in this type of environment. This adventure takes place at altitudes of approximately 6,300 to 9,500 feet (1,920 to 2,895 meters). Guests should plan on drinking plenty of water and taking time to acclimate to the environment if you are not used to these types of elevations.

    You will travel by snowcoach inside of Yellowstone National Park, not passenger vans or coaches. These vehicles are small with a maximum of 14 riders per vehicle. Please make sure you are comfortable travelling in this type of transportation. The longest you will be in this vehicle at one time is 4-5 hours.

    While nearly all of the trip's featured activities are gentle if examined separately, the full range of activities requires a significant amount of stamina in order to get the most of your vacation.

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    No. Prior to their arrival in Wyoming, Guests will be sent an Adventures by Disney duffel bag specifically for use on the overnight stay in Yellowstone National Park. Guests may choose to organize this overnight bag upon their arrival in Jackson for their pre-night stay. Guests’ luggage will then be checked in with the Adventure Guides at the Welcome Reception and stored in a locked and secure room at The Wort Hotel. Upon check-in at The Wort Hotel on Day 2 of the itinerary, the luggage will be sent to the Guests’ rooms.

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    While we welcome children ages 4 and up at the time of travel to discover the stories of the world with us, we recommend that children be at least 6 years old at the time of travel on our Winter in Wyoming Short Escape. Factors influencing this decision include high altitude at the destination and the extreme temperatures and mode of transportation used inside Yellowstone National Park.

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    Typically, breakfast is served each morning in buffet style and offers a variety of dishes. Dinners usually include fish, meat and pasta or rice entrées; vegetables and salad; and desserts and fruit. Some included meals on this trip are served buffet style while others offer a limited-choice menu. Given the nature of group travel, we regret that á la carte menu choices may not always be available. Child-friendly choices are available at all meals. Menu items are subject to change due to the availability and seasonality of foods.

    Please note that due to snow levels, many establishments inside Yellowstone National Park are closed during the winter months. For this reason, and due to the remote nature of some of our activities, boxed lunches may be served at various points throughout this adventure. If you have any questions or concerns about dining at any time during your vacation, your Adventure Guides will be happy to assist you.

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    Alcoholic beverages are typically not included with your scheduled meals; however, you may purchase them at your own expense.

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    Adventures by Disney will make a reasonable effort to accommodate some special dietary needs at no additional charge. Unfortunately, we may not be able to accommodate all special dietary needs requested. Please contact a Vacationista at (800) 543-0865 in advance of your departure to advise us of your needs.

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    Please note that this vacation includes activities that may present certain challenges to Guests with special needs. It is strongly recommended that persons requiring assistance be accompanied by a companion who is capable of and totally responsible for providing assistance. Neither Adventures by Disney nor its suppliers may physically lift or assist Guests onto transportation vehicles. Contact your Adventures by Disney Vacationista at (800) 543-0865 to discuss your needs .

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    We will make every reasonable effort to operate vacations as advertised; however, we reserve the right to curtail or modify the itinerary, or to substitute activities, hotels, meals or transportation as we deem necessary. We further reserve the right to reduce the number of Adventure Guides to one, and to modify other services to accommodate a smaller group, if a minimum number of Guests is not reached. Please also note that during certain holidays and peak periods, some activities may be disrupted or unavailable. None of these modifications or changes shall affect the land package price. We reserve the right to cancel a trip at any time prior to its commencement for any reason, such as if there are too few Guests, or if the quality of the trip or the safety of the Guests would, in our opinion, be compromised, such as may result from unforeseen circumstances (acts of God) or other circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

    If we cancel your trip prior to its commencement because there are too few Guests: (i) We will attempt to rebook you on another departure of the same itinerary, subject to availability, and we will bear any reasonable airline rebooking charges; however, if we are unable to rebook you, we will issue a full refund of your land package price and plan (unless you have filed a claim); and (ii) if you booked airfare through us, we will issue a full refund of your airfare; and (iii) if you did not book airfare through us, we will reimburse you for your reasonable out-of-pocket (subject to proof) airline cancellation charges or, in the case of bookings using frequent flier miles, a reasonable cancellation service fee, provided you have exercised best efforts to mitigate such charges/fees; and (iv) the aforesaid payments and/or rebooking by us shall constitute a full settlement.

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    Yes, you can protect your vacation investment by adding the Adventures by Disney Vacation Protection Plan to your reservation.

    Get details about the Adventures by Disney Vacation Protection Plan.

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