Best Things to Do in Jackson Hole: Local Favorites
Jackson Hole is filled with fun things to do, but there are also a lot of hidden gems and unknown favorites. That’s why you should get a local’s take on the best things to do in Jackson Hole. Whether you’re in town for a quick trip or an extended vacation, you can check out some of the top spots that locals enjoy the most. That way you can get the true experience of Jackson Hole during your stay.
Dance at the Silver Dollar
The Silver Dollar bar and grill is located inside Jackson Hole’s historic Wort Hotel and it’s a local favorite. Every Tuesday night, they have a Bluegrass Night, which is when locals get down to live music with some good old fashioned swing dancing. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready to show off your moves. Don’t worry if you don’t come with a dance partner, there will be plenty of people to ask to dance once you get there.
Grab a Slice at Pinky G’s Pizzeria
Pinky G’s has been locally voted the best pizza place in Jackson Hole since 2011. It’s located just west of Town Square and offers great pizza, chicken wings, music, sports and cocktails. It’s the perfect place to end your night out on the town. Plus you can play shake-a-shift, which is like a Yahtzee dice game, where you can win a decent amount of cash if you roll five of a kind.
Catch a Show at The Laff Staff
The Laff Staff has been a favorite local spot for about a decade. If you’re looking for a place to enjoy some great laughs and a show full of surprises, then this is the right choice for you. The show is provided by Jackson’s one and only improv comedy group and it’s family friendly so you can bring the kiddos. Not to mention, tickets are affordable and well worth the price.
Enjoy a Cocktail at The Rose
Are you looking for a romantic cocktail lounge to spend a special night with your significant other? If so, then The Rose is the perfect place for you. This local favorite is found tucked away in the downtown area, offering a warm and private atmosphere. The NYC and LA vibes will have you feeling classy, plus all drinks are made with fresh, handmade ingredients.
Raft the Snake River
Jackson Hole rafting trips aren’t just a tourist favorite, but locals enjoy them as well. Whether you’re looking for a calm float trip or you’re interested in something a little more intense, there are plenty of trips to choose from. Rafting trips are also great for the whole family because they’re available for ages six and up. So book your trip soon before spots fill up.
This guest blog was written by Teton Whitewater, a local rafting company that offers affordable rafting trips for all ages.