Autumn in Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole Vacations – Things to do in the Area

Fly Fishing on the Snake River

Jackson Hole Vacations and Grand Teton National Park Adventures

Summer or Winter, Jackson Hole is a magical place for your vacation. Wildlife abounds, the Snake River swells with the melting winter snow and excitement fills the air as people from around the world come to take in the breath taking scenery and activities.

Below is a list of a few of the remarkable activities Jackson Hole has to offer in the summer months.

Summer Activities:

  • Walk the boardwalks around town and browse the local gifts stores and boutiques
  • Hang out in the town square at high noon for the daily Jackson Hole Shoot Out
    • Visit the Jackson Hole Playhouse Theater, the Bar J Wranglers or any of the other live western shows for some old-fashioned entertainment and food

Trumpeter Swans in the National Elk Refuge

  • Hike, bike, ride horses or take the ski lift up Snow King mountain for a spectacular view of the valley
  • Cruise down Snow King’s Alpine Slide
  • Head to Grand Teton National Park to fish, bike, canoe, or camp at the base of the majestic Tetons
  • Brave the whitewater on the famous Snake River rapids
  • Visit a Jackson Hole rodeo for some authentic roping and wrangling

Winter activities:

  • Ski or snowboard at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Grand Targhee or Snow King
  • Take a sleigh ride through the National Elk Refuge to see the elk up close
    • Ice skating
    • Tubing
    • Snowmobiling

Skiing at Jackson Hole Ski Resort

  • Hunting
  • And a dozen other activities that range from snow shoeing to heli-skiing

Year-round activities include:

  • Many exquisite art galleries
  • Swimming at Jackson’s Aquatic Center
  • Excellent dining and shopping

Some Jackson businesses have been serving visitors for decades and are a timeless part of the Jackson Hole culture. We believe you can’t get the full Jackson Hole experience without visiting these classic spots. Here are our favorites: