Things to do in Jackson Hole
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is truly one of the most spectacular places in the United States. Its magnificent mountain ranges, the beauty of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, coupled with the unmatched, blue-ribbon trout fishing on the Snake and area rivers, and of course, the world class skiing at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Snow King and Grand Targhee, make this our little piece of heaven on earth.
Things to do in Jackson Hole are endless, and whether you are a powder hound or a summer explorer, guests of Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa can experience Jackson Hole recreation and adventure all year round. Beyond the beautiful Teton Village and the world-class slopes of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, there are countless activities and adventures!
Explore the Jackson Hole Area
Set within the Greater Yellowstone eco-system, Jackson Hole is home to world-class skiing and some of our nation’s greatest and most breathtaking landscapes. With endless activities in Jackson Hole WY, you’ll never be bored! In the winter, hit the spectacular ski trails just out the back door for some of the most incredible ski terrain in the entire country. After skiing and snowboarding, check out the countless other winter activities in Jackson Hole including snowshoeing, snowmobiling and more. During the summer, the Snake River offers miles of scenic and whitewater flows that are ripe for fly fishing, rafting and kayaking. Other summer activities in Jackson Hole include horseback riding, hiking, biking and sightseeing.
Year round, view wildlife roaming the National Parks and marvel and the expansive and breathtaking vistas all around. Jackson Hole also has an extensive pathways system from town to Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park, and also from Teton Village to the town of Jackson for your biking pleasure. Add in endless mountain biking and hiking trails and all you have to do is head out the door to create your own unforgettable mountain memories.
Our world-class concierges team stands ready to assist you with any or all of your adventure planning. Take advantage of their local knowledge to find the best fit for you!
Teton Village Attractions
Teton Village Attractions Check out our photo album of Summer Activities & Fun in Teton Village!
- The Grand Teton Music Festival presents world-class concerts and symphonies almost every night of the week. Concert season runs July 1 through August 15, 2015.
- Alive at Five: Kick your evening off in Teton Village with an hour of fun for all ages from 5-6 pm every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from the last weeks in June through Labor Day. Attractions include storytelling from The Jackson Hole Historical Society, exciting, live demonstrations from the Teton Raptor Center and outdoor performances from the Grand Teton Music Festival’s String Quartet.
- Concert on the Commons brings live music on Summer Sunday nights to the center of Teton Village. Grab your partner or the kids and make it a picnic or an entire night out in Teton Village. Sundays at 4 pm. Teton Village Commons.
Shopping in Jackson Hole
When not exploring the great outdoors, enjoy a variety of shops and boutiques, offering everything from traditional western goods and upscale trendy clothes, to top of the line sporting goods and outerwear, and a variety of other unique stores.
In Teton Village you will find a boutique and active Jackson Hole shopping options including our own Mountain Gift Shop on the first floor. Just steps away from the hotel you can pursue:
Jackson Hole - Art Galleries
In addition, Jackson, WY is home to over 75 art and photo galleries, over 80 distinct restaurants and a thriving nightlife. The town of Jackson – particularly the Town Square – is highly accessible for pedestrians and is an ideal place to leisurely stroll, wander around and discover.
Culture in Jackson Hole
With a stunning, 500-seat theatre at the Center for the Arts, town is a great place to catch a play or concert. Along with countless noteworthy art galleries, the Center for the Arts is an ideal forum for exploring local and internationally known artists.
In the midst of overwhelming natural beauty, Jackson Hole is a charming and entertaining old-world oasis ready for your exploration. Ask our Concierge for recommendations on shopping, dining and cultural events.
Grand Teton National Park
With its jagged vertical peaks exploding from the valley floor and dramatic deep canyons, Grand Teton National Park is a feast for the senses. The 40 mile long, nine mile wide Teton Range includes the famed Grand Teton, which towers 13,770 feet over the valley floor. With 50 miles of Snake River winding through the park and more than 100 alpine lakes and seven glacier lakes, the Park is home to lush ecosystems and rare wildlife. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa offers lodging within walking distance of Grand Teton National Park. Enjoy this incredible protected land from beautifully maintained hiking trails and, in the winter, groomed track.
Estimated travel time: 5 minutes drive
Estimated distance from hotel: 1 mile
Telephone: 1 (307) 739-3300
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
The legendary Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is renowned for its rugged, rolling terrain, deep snow and endless back-country, and offers some of the world’s best ski and snowboard experiences. It offers over 2,500 acres of in-bounds terrain, and access to more than 3,000 acres of additional skiing outside their gates. 4,139 feet of vertical drop descends from the 10,450 foot summit. The 116 named trails in the ski area are accessed by 11 lifts, including a high speed Gondola. With an average annual snowfall of 459″, the ski resort’s winter season runs from December to early April. In the summer, from late May through early October, guests can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, Gondola rides, paragliding, hot air balloon rides and the Kids Ranch Summer Camp.
Estimated travel time: Steps away
Yellowstone National Park
2.2 million acres in size, Yellowstone National Park is a spectacular natural phenomenon, offering ample opportunities to spot rare species such as grizzly bear, elk, bald eagles, bison, moose and wolf, as well as dramatic flora and fauna. With 250 active geysers out of a total of 10,000 geothermal features, Yellowstone has more geysers than anywhere else on the globe, including the world-renowned Old Faithful. Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon is 1,200 feet deep and pierced by the dramatic Upper Falls. The park is open to the public from mid-April through November; and from mid-December through mid-March for over-snow vehicles.
Estimated travel time: 1.5 hours drive
National Elk Refuge
The 25,000 acre National Elk Refuge is home to the largest elk herd in the world, with a population of more than 14,000 – more than 7,500 of which spend the winter here thanks to a supplemental feeding program. Located on the meadows surrounding the Gros Ventre River, the National Elk Refuge offers horse-drawn sleigh rides among the elk are available mid-December through March.
Estimated travel time: 25 minutes drive
Estimated distance from hotel: 15 miles