The charming western town of Jackson is a thriving outdoor paradise. A remote town nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains on all sides with unparalleled views of the Teton Mountain Range. This is cowboy country and Jackson is a true western cowboy town. Large arches of Elk Horns lead into the tree-shaded town square, where every summer evening the Jackson Hole Shootout takes place, a Wyoming tradition since 1957. The town is bustling with character with unique shops, world-class art and sculpture galleries, restaurants and many bars and lounges bursting with live music. Entertainment in Jackson is top notch with concerts throughout the year, live music, theatre and many fun events. The well-known Million Dollar Cowboy Bar is a favorite venue, filled with western memorabilia with saddles for bar stools, a landmark of the true Wild West.
A picturesque unspoilt wilderness
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Jackson as you explore the unspoilt wilderness that surrounds you. Jackson Hole has amazing hiking and mountain bike trails, surrounded by wildflowers and wildlife. Take a scenic float or wild rafting trip in the Snake River Canyon or take to the skies for a paragliding experience with unmatched views of the valley and surrounding mountains. Experience a one of a kind sleigh ride among herds of Elk at the National Elk Refuge or horseback ride through the majestic scenery of the backcountry. For more summer family fun and adventure head to the Grand Adventure Park at Teton Village or Jackson Hole Mountain Resort for mountain biking, climbing walls and hours of entertainment. End your day of adventure with a sunset drink on the high altitude outdoor patio.
Best skiing in North America
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort was ranked #1 ski area in the United States by Forbes Magazine, three years in a row. A true winter sports lover’s paradise with three outstanding ski areas – Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Grand Targhee Resort and Snow King Resort. Explore the wilderness and national forest areas by snowshoe or snowmobile, discover alpine trails on a dog sledding trip or head to the slopes for the best skiing in North America. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has one of the highest vertical drops in North America and some of the most challenging terrain. For spectacular scenery and rocky mountain powder, head over Teton Pass to Grand Targhee, with diverse and fun terrain. Snow King is Jackson’s original ski hill, with the steepest racecourse in the US, inner tube slide and outdoor hockey rink, Snow King is fun for the whole family.
Jackson is the Southern Gateway for millions of tourists to both Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. A great destination from which to explore the many natural wonders of these beautiful National Parks.
Experience the best of the west year-round in Jackson.