Travel 2 Touring 18/19




16 day Canada to Yellowstone Motorcycle Tour

Seattle • North Cascades Highway • Winthrop • Kamloops • Yellowhead Highway • Jasper • Banff • Glacier NP • Waterton Lakes • Whitefish • Anaconda • Red Lodge • Cody • Yellowstone • Jackson • Grand Teton NP • Ogden • Salt Lake City

Day 1: Arrive Seattle Welcome to one of the most beautiful cities in the United States, Seattle. Enjoy a long leisurely stroll down the famed Seattle waterfront or a ferry ride on Elliot Bay and visit the Space Needle. Meet your group and tour leader this evening for a dinner at a local landmark restaurant. Day 2: Seattle – Winthrop (376km/ 235 miles) Depart the City of Seattle and join Highway 9 – a Northwest treasure that winds through the carnation and tulip fields – before hitting the North Cascades Highway which has quite literally some of the most stunning scenery south of the Canadian Rockies. The stop for the night is the small western town of Winthrop, where you can reflect on the shared days riding with your new found friends. Day 3: Winthrop - Kamloops (507km/ 317 miles) Enjoy a morning coffee along the river before heading north and crossing the border into the heart of Canada’s wine country, Oliver, B.C. After crossing the border, explore roads that wind through vineyards and fruit stands and lunch along the shores of Canada’s beautiful Lake Okanogan. From here, head northwest, riding through the majestic mountains rising in the distance as you make your way to Kamloops, B.C. Day 4: Kamloops - Jasper (467 km/ 292 miles) Today, head towards Alberta, and the heart of the Canadian Rockies. The ride will take you along the north Thompson River on the beautiful Yellowhead Highway. There is a good chance of seeing eagles, deer and moose along this stretch, as well as stopping to take in the stunning waterfalls near Clearwater. You will also enter Mt. Robson Provincial Park for a stunning view of the 5000’ Emperor Face on Mt. Robson before arriving in Jasper, AB.

Day 5: Jasper - Banff (347km/ 217 miles) Today get ready to ride a stretch of highway that the EagleRider team would definitely rank among the top ten motorcycle rides in North America. Canada’s Highway 93 is one of the highlights of the whole trip and takes you alongside glacial peaks and across some of Canada’s most stunning ice fields to the mountain resort town of Banff. Day 6: Banff – Waterton Lakes (384km/ 240 miles) Ride over the stunning Kananaskis Pass, where you are likely to see Big Horn sheep wandering along the road. After lunching in the small pioneer town of Pincher Creek continue to Waterton on the Canadian side of Glacier National Park and one of the most visually stunning places in North America. The rest of the afternoon and evening is free to enjoy the quiet and serene glassy waters of a crystal clear lake. Day 7: Waterton Lakes – Whitefish (234km/ 146 miles) Back in the USA today via a ride through the amazing vistas of Glacier National Park, known for its deep glacial valleys and rugged peaks. For motorcycle enthusiasts, it is simply an assault on the senses and offers some excellent riding terrain on the Going to the Sun Road. Tonight, explore the Montanan town of Today is a ride through the back roads of the ‘Big Sky State’ passing by lakeshores and through the cattle country that defines this area. A stop for lunch in the small, pioneering town of Ovando will give you a chance to soak explore the extensive Montana history of this area. The day ends at the resort of Fairmont Hot Springs where you can soak in the hot water and celebrate your day. Day 9: Anaconda – Red Lodge (515km/ 322 miles) Today, take a step back in time to the old West exploring the pioneering history of Montana, stopping in the historical gold-mining towns of Virginia and Nevada before riding the windy roads that climb towards the mountain town of Red Lodge. Whitefish and discover its markets, bars and live music. Day 8: Whitefish - Anaconda (384km/ 240 miles)


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