12 Jun 2017
From the moment you enter Jackson Hole's town square, the center of activity in one of the West's most famous towns, you'll know it's something special. That's partially because of all the adorable shops, historic buildings, renowned restaurants, and impeccable art galleries lining it, but also because each of the four main entrances are covered by famed elk-antler arches made with antlers from the nearby National Elk Refuge—a Jackson, Wyoming downtown feature since 1953. Not only does Jackson's town square serve as a meeting place and the perfect spot to take a break from the adventure, it's also a must-see on any Jackson Hole vacation. Below are some of the highlights of Jackson's downtown.
You'll be surprised at the variety of shops you'll find lining Jackson's town square: grab a cowboy hat at a western store, pick up a pair of heels straight from the runway. From modern finds to rustic charm, you never know what treasure you'll find to bring home.
Art & Culture
It's hard to compete with the breathtaking natural beauty of the Tetons looming, but rest assured you can find many stunning pieces of art when you visit Jackson, Wyoming downtown. From fine art galleries to authentic Indian arts and crafts, you'll be sure to find something beautiful to bring home. Also, don't miss seeing a performance of your favorite Westerns at The Jackson Hole Playhouse—or catch them for a performance in the Town Square Shootout.
Get a shot of whiskey at the famed Million Dollar Cowboy Bar. Indulge in a 5-star meal at The Blue Lion. Or grab a craft beer at Snake River Brewing. No matter where you stop for a bite, you're sure to leave satisfied! And what better way to digest and reflect on that wonderful meal than on one of downtown Jackson's charming carriage rides.