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5 Places Santa Would Visit in Jackson Hole

Santa Claus is coming to town! Yes, this town. Like, Jackson. Or at least we think he should. Once the Old Man in Red is done delivering endless amounts of presents that parents around the globe will selfishly take credit for, there’s no better place to rest from his thankless task than our very own winter wonderland. Wonder why? Here are a few Jackson Hole highlights that are definitely on Santa’s list.   Teton Toys When his elves are too busy to fulfill their toy quotas (or, if the r...

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Real vs. Fake? Which Christmas Tree is Better For the Environment?

Every year when December rolls around (or November, depending on who you are), the topic of Christmas trees starts flitting across your mind. Should I buy real? Is this the year I give in and buy a fake tree? Is one better for the environment than the other? After all, when you live in a place as beautiful as the Western United States, it’s natural to want to protect it. Let’s dive into the pros and cons of each and see which tree will make the cut this year. (See what we did there?) R...

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Sleigh Ride through the National Elk Refuge

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? In the elk refuge, snow is glistening. Winter is upon us and there’s snow place better to be than in Jackson! (We deeply apologize for that pun.) If you’re looking for a magical start to the holiday season, look no further than a sleigh ride through the National Elk Refuge. About the Elk Refuge First, a bit of background. It all started in the nineteenth century when the arrival of settlers in Jackson Hole resulted in a major disruption to elk migra...

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What to Do in Yellowstone National Park in the Winter

[caption id="attachment_2685" align="alignleft" width="480"] Photo credit: Jeff Gunn from Atlanta, USA[/caption] When most people think of Yellowstone National Park, they think of iconic geysers, vibrant hot springs, and the occasional foreign tourist becoming a cautionary tale about why getting close to bison is bad. But there's a whole other side to this natural marvel that comes out in the winter. After all, there’s something really metal about fire and ice together. If you want to witn...

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Welcome to the Jackson Hole Airport

Here at Flat Creek Inn, we don’t own a private plane. (Because they’re bad for the environment, and no other reason.) When we need to make an out-of-town trip to Jackson Hole, we usually opt to make the scenic trip in a car like normal people. But for those who like to jet around in their own plane, or who aren’t lucky enough to live within easy driving distance of this stunning locale, the Jackson Hole Airport is a must. So put up your seat back and tray tables, don’t unbuckle your s...

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