Itinerary & Activities
Our summer together begins when we set up camp in the foothills of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Fun introductions at our orientation start us off on our incredible journey. Led by our Professional Team Building staff, we begin to bond as we enjoy an evening of whacky games and challenges. You will marvel at the mountains when we hike to Dream Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. Stroll the campus of the University of Colorado while visiting Boulder.
Our first tour adventure takes us to the Badlands National Park • Take cool pictures while we explore and trek the sandstone trails of the Badlands • Fun Fact: National Treasure and Dances With Wolves were both filmed at the Badlands • See the presidents' faces on Mount Rushmore illuminated at night - this patriotic Lighting Ceremony is truly a once in a lifetime experience! • Visit the trading post at Wall Drug & get one of their free famous stickers for your locker.
Cross the Big Horn Mountains and hop off the bus to have a Snowball Fight with your tour • Grab a cowboy hat and cheer on the cowboys at the Cody Rodeo • Get ready for a fun water fight while we ride the rapids of the Shoshone River on our Whitewater Rafting Adventure.
Tour Yellowstone National Park, the very first National Park to be established in America • See Old Faithful erupt (eruptions average 130 feet high and last up to 5 minutes) • Pose for the classic RTT group photo in front of Yellowstone Falls• Walk along the colorful hot springs at Norris Geyser Basin • Grab your phone and take pics of the elk, moose, and buffalo walking past your bus window • The tremendous peaks of the Grand Teton Mountains will tower over us as we travel to the Old West town of Jackson Hole. Hike the crisscrossed trails on Snow King Mountain, which reap tremendous vistas of the Jackson Hole valley. The Cowboy Village Resort will be our home during our visit to this picturesque, mountain wonderland.
Our first stop in Canada takes us to Banff, where we'll ride the Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain to take in the breathtaking views of the Canadian Rockies • Canoe on the turquoise and emerald water of Lake Louise, formed long ago by glacial ice grinding against bedrock • Ride a Sno-Cat onto the Athabasca Glacier and fill your water bottles with pure, fresh glacier water • Browse in the picturesque town of Banff • Take a dip in the Sulphur Hot Springs Pool, the highest naturally heated pool in Canada • Test your skills at Canadian 5 Pin Bowling, a different way to play a classic in Kamloops.
Our awesome summer continues as we head to the resort town of Whistler. Enjoy the fresh mountain air as we fly through the forest on our Zipline Canopy Adventure. Zip over the valley between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains while experiencing stunning aerial vistas above Fitzsimmons Creek. Next, we'll go Mountain Biking along picturesque valley trails and then it's time to get crazy on our professionally run photo Scavenger Hunt, which sends us on outrageous adventures through the town of Whistler. In Vancouver, hold on tight as we walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge, where we'll also explore the Cliffwalk, a walkway that clings to the cliffs above the canyon, and Treetops Adventure, a network of 7 suspension bridges in the tops of the trees. Have a blast at Granville Island Marketplace, where we'll sample delicious food, browse the colorful market stalls, and watch the talented street entertainers.
Soak up the cool vibe at Pike Place Market and grab lunch overlooking the waterfront of the Puget Sound, get chosen out of the crowd to catch a fish at the famous Pike Place Fish Market, and - of course - visit the original Starbucks! For an incredible view of Seattle and Mt. Rainier, we'll ride the elevator to the very top of the Space Needle (true fact: the Space Needle is 1,320 Milky Way bars - 605 feet- tall). We'll wrap up our time in Seattle by playing Whirlyball, a fast-action game combining motorized bumper cars, lacrosse and basketball.
Check in to the elegant Canyons Park City Resort and head over to the Utah Olympic Park • Experience the high adrenaline rush as you speed through the curls, swirls and dips of the Olympic Park Alpine Slide • Take a ride down the landing hill of a Nordic Ski Jump … in an inner tube! Gain speeds up to 50 mph and enjoy the thrill of soaring just like an Olympic Nordic ski jumper on the Extreme Summer Tube Track (These are the same ski jumps that today's Olympic-level athletes train on!) • The choice is yours when you challenge the Olympic Park Ropes Courses - choose from the Low Ropes Discovery Adventure, Medium Ropes Canyon Adventure or the High Ropes Summit Adventure • Race your friends as you fly, side by side, down the two Extreme Ziplines and finish at the top of the Drop Tower! There is only one way down—simply stepping off the platform for an exhilarating 65-foot free-fall.
No filters needed here - the colors are that amazing! • Hike along Bryce Canyon's hoodoo's, the odd-shaped orange and red rock pillars that make up this incredible natural wonder (the rock-work designs of Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain are based on the hoodoos of Bryce!) • The amazing view from Bryce's Sunset Point is guaranteed to be your next cover photo • Check-out the stunning colors of Zion's Checkerboard Mesa• Smores at our Campfire, under the star-lit sky, make this stop complete.
This Natural Wonder of the World is also the most famous National Park • So, what makes the Grand Canyon so cool? Its vast size is out of this world - it is 277 miles long and over 18 miles wide - it just goes on and on as far as the eye can see • Thanks to your Rein Teen Tour, for the rest of your life, you will be able to say that you marveled at the awesome size of this mammoth wonder from the Bright Angel Point Lookout.
Our next stop is Sedona, Arizona, known as ‘Red Rock Country’ • Sedona is well known for the famous Pink Jeep Tours, and of course, we take our campers on the BEST Off-Road Jeep Trip offered by Pink Jeep Tours - the famous Broken Arrow Trail • Climb into your (pink) jeep with your friends and hold on tight as your jeep bounces all over the red rocks of the backcountry • You’ll scream and laugh out loud as your jeep makes a heart pounding descent down the “Road of No Return” • Like the thousands of RTT campers before you, you’ll high-five your Pink Jeep driver when he delivers you back at the end of this awesome adventure.
We check in for a fabulous stay at the Egyptian themed Luxor Resort Hotel, located on the tip of the Las Vegas Strip • Relax in one of the hotels four enormous swimming pools before we explore the city of lights • Check out Las Vegas' rendition of the Big Apple, as we zip through New York, New York on the Coney Island Coaster • Dine at Planet Hollywood and then watch the Dancing Fountains at the Bellagio • Take a nighttime spin over the lit up Vegas Strip on the world's largest Ferris Wheel, the High Roller Observation Wheel • Take amazing Insta pics this summer of the Seven Magic Mountains, a gravity-defying art exhibit of towering fluorescent rainbow boulders stacked 35 feet above the desert floor.
Feel like a star when you stay at one of the most iconic, resort-style properties in Southern California, The Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa at Mission Bay • Soak up the sun and have a blast in our resort's unbelievable pool • It's only the best for our kids ~ Billabong, the premier surfing company in the country, will be giving us private Surfing Lessons as we learn to surf the waves of the Pacific Ocean • Check out the pandas, polar bears, monkeys, koalas, giraffes and elephants from the top of our open-air, double decker bus tour at the San Diego Zoo. Considered one of the most famous zoos in the world, the San Diego Zoo pioneered the concept of open-air, cageless exhibits that re-create natural animal habitats.
Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Westwood Village – we'll see and do it all in LA!! • Get a pre-college experience and test out college life when we stay at the Dorm Suites on one of the coolest college campuses in the country, U.C.L.A. • How many times can you go on Revenge of the Mummy and Transformers The Ride - 3D at Universal Studios Hollywood? • Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts Castle at the all new attraction, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter! • Eat Lunch at LA's Farmers Market • At night, catch the best comics in action at Hollywood's famous Improv Comedy Club • Pose for pictures with celebrities on Rodeo Drive and check out the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame & the famous handprints at Mann's Chinese Theater • Enjoy a day of rides and fantasy at Disneyland.
Sail with us for 4 days of luxury and fun on Carnival's Super Liner, the Inspiration • After checking into your Ocean-view Cabin, meet your friends on the decks by the Waterslide, Pools and Hot Tubs • Go Snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Pacific Ocean and enjoy sun and fun on the beaches of Catalina Island • Experience the beauty and majesty of the California Baja Peninsula during our second port stop in Ensenada • Cruise ship fun includes Private Karaoke Parties, Club O2 - Teen Dance Club, Las Vegas-Style Shows and Comedians, and amazing Meals.
Check into the luxurious condos at The Village at Squaw Valley Resort, where you and your friends will share a condo with 2-3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a huge living room and a full/deluxe kitchen • Go to the grocery store to buy breakfast foods that you'll prepare with your suite-mates & challenge your friends to a dessert bake-off • Who's ready for a Beach Day on Lake Tahoe? Have a blast Tubing, Water-skiing with professional instruction and Kayaking on the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe, play beach volleyball or just chill with your friends on the sandy shores of the beach • Get ready for the exhilarating challenge of our Squaw Valley Adventure Challenge Course with Zip Lines, Giant Swings, the Leap of Faith and Low and High Ropes.
RTT brings you this exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime, behind the scenes opportunity – join the trainers at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, where you will have private, hands-on access to feed, touch, train, and play with Dolphins and Giraffes • After we've enjoyed these incredible animal encounters, have a blast on the rides at Six Flags.
Enjoy our final three, fun-filled days and nights together in San Francisco at our beautiful Embassy Suites Hotel overlooking San Francisco Bay in Burlingame • Ride down the hills of San Francisco on the Cable Cars and race your friends down famous Lombard Street, known as the “crookedest” street in the world • Take a tour of Alcatraz to see how some of the most notorious prisoners in American history lived while serving time at “The Rock” • Have lunch along the water in Sausalito and check out Pier 39 • Enjoy a delicious dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe • At Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory, we’ll raise our Ice Cream Sundaes as we toast to an amazing summer • Our emotional Last Night Celebration continues back at our hotel, where we’ll spend our final night together, reliving the great memories of our trip of a lifetime on Rein Teen Tours!