Explore the national parks of the Northern Rockies, including Glacier National Park in northern Montana and Jasper and Banff National Parks in the heart of Canada.

Starting at: $4,991 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Banff National Park  Landscape of Glacier National Park  St. Mary Lake and Windjammer drive, Glacier National Park  The scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park  Landscape of Glacier National Park  Vivid sunset over Glacier National Park.  Credit: Tom Crouse  Black bear near Banff  Bull elk in Jasper National Park  Coyote in Banff National Park  Mountain goat, as seen along Icefields Parkway  Bighorn Sheep, as seen along Icefields Parkway  Moraine Lake, Banff National Park  Ice coach tour of Athabasca Glacier, Banff National Park  Scenic Lake Louise, Banff  Jasper National Park  Town of Jasper nestled amid the mountains

The Northern Rockies

Featuring Glacier, Banff, and Jasper National Parks

11 days from $4,991 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Explore the national parks of the Northern Rockies, including Glacier National Park in northern Montana and Jasper and Banff National Parks in the heart of Canada.

or Call 855-330-1542

Experts

Aug 28 - Sep 7, 2018 Departure
Patricia Hostiuck

Patricia Hostiuck

Patty Hostiuck has roamed the globe as a naturalist for three decades, seeking out wildlife-rich niches, investigating breathtaking landscapes, and sharing her insights with thoughtful travelers.  Her academic background in Biology and Geography shape a perspective that spotlights the importance of place, the abiding interdependence of living things, and the critical influence of nature on human cultures.  She has served as a National Forest Ranger and National Park Ranger, worked extensively leading eco-travel and expedition trips from the tropics to both polar regions, and has led, on all 7 continents and on all 7 major oceans, over 100 Smithsonian Journeys from A to Z (literally, Antarctica to Zimbabwe).  A highly-praised leader with impressive field expertise, an astonishing breadth of knowledge and an avid following, Patty’s passion to untangle nature’s secrets comes across in her engaging presentations, informal commentary, and one-on-one chats.  Travelers will benefit from her encyclopedic knowledge, irresistible enthusiasm, spirit of adventure and sense of fun.  

Jul 10 - 20, 2019 Departure
Wayne Ranney

Wayne Ranney

Wayne Ranney is a veteran of expedition travel, and has lectured on and journeyed to all seven of the Earth's continents. With a lifelong interest in the natural and earth sciences, Wayne specializes in making the fascinating story of our planet come alive for fellow travelers. His travels have taken him to all areas of South America including Patagonia and the Amazon; the Polar regions from Antarctica to Iceland, the desert lands of Africa and the American Southwest, and most of Earth's outstanding landscapes. He was elected to the Explorers Club and has visited more than 80 countries. Wayne is a retired professor of geology but still teaches an occasional honors course at Northern Arizona University in his hometown of Flagstaff, Arizona. He is passionate about sharing his vast knowledge of earth history with others in an easy and informal style, and is a well-respected author of numerous award-winning books and articles. He enjoys studying languages, hiking, river running, photography, conversation, and anything else that allows him to get out with others to see the varied and interesting landscapes of this beautiful world.

Aug 28 - Sep 7, 2019 Departure
Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter is a Fulbright Fellow and Ph.D. graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, where he conducted his dissertation research on Rincón de la Vieja volcano in Costa Rica. For the past 11 years, Kirt has worked for the New Mexico STATEMAP program, studying the geologic history of northern New Mexico. Kirt is also an instructor for the NASA astronaut training program, teaching NASA¬í's 2009 astronaut candidates geologic mapping techniques in northern New Mexico. Since 1993, Kirt has led numerous journeys for the Smithsonian Institution, from Iceland to Antarctica.