Things to Do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife and wild times make for thrilling adventures ~ Jackson Hole, WY

The Area

A delightful destination ~ Combining the cosmopolitan with old west charm

Situated in about a 50-mile-long valley running north to south, Jackson Hole gets its name from the dramatic, continuous peaks that seem to engulf its base below. Known for its world-class skiing in the winter months, Jackson Hole is also home to treasured historic districts, renowned parks, and a unique combination of enduring western pride coupled with a contemporary-day personality to entertain even the most diverse group of tourists, travelers, and families.

The Neighborhood

Stay either high in the hills ~ Or nestled in the valley below

There are four main distinctive areas from which you can choose your Jackson Hole rental: the quaint simplicity of the old west in the Town of Jackson; the lively excitement of the ski resort vibe in Teton Village; the more remote and discreet town setting of Wilson, Wyoming; and the more elevated experience up another 1,000 feet in the hills of the prominent Amangani/Spring Creek Ranch area. But at one point or another, you’ll want to experience them all.

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What to Do

Ski the slopes and hike the trails ~ Or plan around a signature festival in between

It’s not all about skiing in Jackson Hole. But come the snowy, winter months, it is certainly its biggest attraction. Yet, as a rare part of the country that can be so decidedly modern yet still so richly preserved, there’s always something for everyone no matter where your outside interests may lie.

Mountains

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Grand Targhee

Located about 75 minutes from Jackson proper, this western-facing slope offers more 2,000 acres to ski and snowboard. Learn more

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The main attraction is of course this mountain resort, the longest continual vertical rise of any ski area in the U.S. Learn more

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Snow King

The oldest ski resort in Wyoming, it offers the area’s only night skiing and has a giant snow tubing park that’s fun for families of all ages. Learn more

Recreation

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National Parks

Jackson Hole is home to a myriad of protected lands like Grand Teton, National Elk Refuge, and Yellowstone just a short drive away. Learn more

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Activities

In the warmer months, many visitors head to the Snake River for some fishing or rafting, while other seek solace at Granite Hot Springs. Learn more

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Shopping

There’s no shortage of places to gear up for a day on the mountains, or pick the perfect souvenir and showcase your Western flair. Learn more

Festivals

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Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival

Established in 1988, bluegrass enthusiasts have been flocking to this popular festival every August of every year. Learn more

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Grand Teton Music Festival

A classical music series filled with acclaimed orchestras and soloists that lasts most of the summer and beyond. Learn more

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Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

A conservation summit and awards ceremony that celebrates the beauty of nature through the power of media. Learn more

Where To Eat

Grab just a quick bite ~ Or savor the moment with an elegant meal

Trying to figure out the best places to eat in Jackson Hole? Try a few of our favorites. Whether you’re looking to grab a quick bite before a day on the mountain or search for a more fine dining experience and night on the town, Jackson Hole dining options are as diverse as the location itself.

Quick Bites

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Pearl Street Bagels

Fuel up before you head out with a wide variety of delicious bagels, coffees, pastries, soups, sandwiches, and smoothies. Learn more

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Pinky G’s Pizzeria

Grab a quick slice or stick around for some cocktails and a meal at one of their many weekly concerts and events. Learn more

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StreetFood at The Stagecoach

Celebrating international cuisine at the base of Teton Pass, enjoy bar bites, sandwiches and entrees from all around the globe. Learn more

Reservations Recommended

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The Blue Lion

With deck seating in the summer and live music almost nightly, even the most discerning diners are sure to enjoy their experience here. Learn more

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Snake River Grill

A fine dining experience that somehow manages to be both elegant and rustic, this local favorite serves nightly. Learn more

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Stiegler’s Austrian Restaurant & Copper Bar

Combining high quality dining with a cozy atmosphere, dine on Austrian favorites influenced by Hungarian, Italian, and Czech flavors. Learn more

Getting Around

A wide variety of transportation options ~ So you can truly relax

  • Jackson Hole Airport is very centrally located, and is only about a 15-minute ride into town and 30 minutes to the largest ski resort. 
  • Jackson Hole also has quite the efficient bus system, featuring many affordable routes that connect from Jackson proper to the various neighborhoods and resorts throughout the area. 
  • The Targhee Express is a daily ski shuttle that will transport you to and from Grand Targhee. 
  • Feel free to drive, as there is also paid parking throughout the village

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