page-jackson-hole-vacation-specials.jpg

Blog

Wolves in Yellowstone

The Wolf Yellowstone was founded to protect it's natural, wild beauty. The wolves in Yellowstone, however, have not always been invited to the protected wilderness club. When the Park was first founded, understanding of ecosystems was different, and wolves were considered negative for the health of Yellowstone because they killed other animals. Here's a way to get an idea of wolf size: fox, coyote, wolf. Picture from NPS website. Nearly 140 wolves were killed by ...
Read More

5 Things You Should Know Before You Visit Jackson Hole

If you’re reading this, you’re probably planning a vacation to Jackson Hole. It’s an amazing place, and you’re going to have a blast—but there’s a few things to know that will help you plan a better trip as well as have a better trip while you’re there. I’ve talked to tens of thousands of travelers in Jackson, and over time I’ve homed in on a few things that can help almost anybody make the most ...
Read More

When to Visit Jackson Hole: The Definitive Guide

Jackson Hole’s an incredible place. My family roots are there, and I’ve spent a large portion of my adult life obsessed with the place. During a long stretch in which I devoted far more free time to exploring Grand Teton National Park than to dating, my worried parents joked with a sigh that I was married to Jackson. While I’ve since moved a few hours away, I still visit as often as I can. Part ...
Read More

How to do Jackson with a group of mixed-age children

Last time we visited Jackson, we needed to find something a 4 month-old and a 2 1/2 year-old could handle, but that would also be fun for older kids. The Aquatic Center was perfect, and it was nice to take a break from the other tourists. The Aquatic Center has a kiddie pool (3 feet deep) with little waterfalls and a little slide. For bigger kids, there is a big water slide (which was closed ...
Read More

Jackson Hole Shootout

Last week I attended one of my favorite free things to do in Jackson: the shootout. I can’t think of any other town that closes off a downtown intersection every evening of the summer for a shootout. It lasts about 15 minutes, and it’s a little drama put on by the Jackson Hole Playhouse. The shootout has been going on for 50 years. It felt like I was really stepping back into the Old West ...
Read More
Loading...

Sign up to receive emails with discounts from Flat Creek Inn!