At the heart of Teton County, Wyoming lies Jackson Hole, a first-class destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Known for spectacular national parks and pristine mountain ranges with abundant wildlife and endless recreation options, Jackson Hole is about relaxing with friends and family, while creating unforgettable experiences.
JACKSON HOLE AREA GUIDE
The heart of downtown Jackson is known for its iconic elk antler arches on the Town Square, as well as real old time cowboy ambience. Western-style wooden boardwalks line the streets and feature art galleries, unique boutiques, and a variety of dining and entertainment options.
Visitors from around the world enjoy year round events beginning in the spring with the famous Elkfest, and continuing throughout the summer with the weekly Farmers Market, International Fall Arts Festival, year-round live music, and more. Enjoy family-friendly events no matter what time of year you visit, and be sure not to miss the weekly Jackson Hole Shootout - a nod to the cowboys of yesteryear! Explore Jackson Hole >
Teton Village is located at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. As a resort village with lodging, shopping, restaurants and spas, it is popular in the winter with guests who want the convenience of being close to the slopes while having an excellent selection of après ski, dining, and entertainment options.
In the summer and fall months, "The Village" (as it is known by locals), offers an array of outdoor and entertainment activities for young and old alike! Learn more about Teton Village >
Grand Teton National Park located just outside Jackson Hole, making it a must-do during your visit. It is named after the Grand Teton, the largest peak in the Teton Range. French speaking trappers named the mountains "Les Trois Tetons," which was later shortened to The Tetons.
The youngest range in the Rocky Mountains, the Tetons rise almost 7,000 feet above the valley, offering endless amounts of adventures in Jackson Hole’s backyard, from hiking and boating to mountaineering and wildlife viewing. Discover Grand Teton National Park >
As America’s oldest and perhaps most well known national park, Yellowstone is a must see when visiting Jackson Hole. Located primarily in Wyoming, the 3,468 square miles of the Yellowstone also extends partially into Montana and Idaho. The South Entrance to the park is located roughly an hour north of Jackson, so it's a perfect day trip!
Comprised of clear blue lakes, spectacular canyons, winding rivers and beautiful mountain ranges, the area is famous for its numerous recreational opportunities. The sheer magnitude and beauty of Yellowstone National Park will create a memorable experience for all those who encounter this national treasure. Explore Yellowstone National Park >
No matter the season, the weather in Jackson Hole can change quickly. Whether you are in the valley or in the mountains the golden rule is to be prepared.
Plan to pack a number of clothing layers to assure your comfort when visiting Jackson Hole. Be sure to pack layers for the changing temperatures, and when embarking on outdoor adventures, be sure to bring water and snacks. Weather patterns in Jackson Hole >
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