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10 Things to do in Jackson in the Winter – Travel Vlog

Jackson Hole is fun no matter what time of year you go! Watch this travel vlog from The Cox Clan for some ideas to get you excited!

We will also list all links below…

1. Check out the National Elk Refuge

The National Elk Refuge is visible right off of highway 89. You can even drive on the first 3 1/2 miles of Refuge Road to get a little closer to the amazing elk. There are usually quite a few of them wandering around in the winter time. You can see what the Elk Refuge looks like right at this moment by clicking here.

2. Eat Breakfast at the Virginian Restaurant

Photo via: Seth A on Yelp

The Virginian has the most amazing cinnamon rolls! All of their breakfast food is truly amazing. This is one of the best places to eat breakfast at! They are open from 6:30am-2:00pm Monday-Saturday. On Sundays they are open till 1:30pm.

3. Go to a Hot Springs…yes, in the Winter!

Photo via: Parttimetourists.com

The hot springs mentioned in the vlog is Astoria Hot Springs. It’s a natural hot spring and it’s free!

It’s located in Hoback, WY and it’s right off the road next to the Snake River.

4. Go shopping downtown

Town Square in Jackson Hole is a western wonder. It’s full of beautiful wooden walkways, antler arches, and the stores are full of western themed treasures. Going shopping downtown is a must when visiting Jackson Hole!

5. Take a picture under the antler arch

attractive people under arch

This is one of those iconic photo ops that everyone who goes to Jackson must do! These antler arches around Town Square are beautiful and majestic! Each antler arch weighs over 10,000 pounds! Individual elk antlers can weigh 5-10 pounds each. This is one of those works of art that you simply must go see!

6. Go get some candy at Yippi I-O

Yippi I-O Candy Co is the cutest little candy store. It’s full of old-fashioned candy, and lots of huckleberry flavored treats. The smells and the colors are just so fun. Kids and adults will love checking out this candy store. It’s open from 10:00am-6:00pm.

7. Have dinner at Sidewinders

Photo via: Sidewinders

Sidewinders has a full menu with pizza, pasta, hamburgers, soups, salads, and desserts. They even have delicious Parmesan Truffle Fries…yum! They are open daily from 11:30am-10:00pm.

8. Go see the Tetons


The Tetons are some of the most beautiful mountains in the world! Driving by the Tetons is an absolute must when visiting Jackson Hole. They are tall, rugged, and majestic.

9. Eat at Bubbas

Photo via: Bubbas

Bubbas is one of the yummiest restaurants around! They have amazing breakfasts, and really good BBQ. Their hours are 6:30am-9:00pm daily.

10. Stay at the Flat Creek Inn and get some complementary hot chocolate!

The Flat Creek Inn is the closest motel to the National Elk Refuge, Yellowstone, and the Tetons. You can click here to see our current specials. Every room at the Flat Creek Inn has a view of the National Elk Refuge that’s right across the street!


We hope your trip to Jackson is a blast! Feel free to come stay here at the Flat Creek Inn. We’d love to have you!

5 Best Things to do in Jackson Hole on a Rainy Day

Rain or shine, there are always fun things to do in Jackson! Here are five ideas of what you can do if it’s raining and you still want to have a great time while you’re here in Jackson.

1. Visit the Jackson Hole Playhouse

This is a theater that has been around in Jackson for years. It is a highlight for everyone who experiences it. Options include watching just the play, or getting dinner along with the show. If you haven’t been to the Playhouse yet, now is the perfect time to go! Click here for more Playhouse information.


2. Visit Yippy I-O Candy Store

This place is a real treat (literally and figuratively)! You will love this little candy shop full of taffy, vintage candies, and even all flavors of fudge. Oh, and they even have Harry Potter’s Bertie Bott’s Jelly Beans. Grab a few packages of those and have fun guessing all of the interesting Jelly Bean flavors! Click here to get more information on this fun candy store.


3. Check out the Silver Dollar Bar & Grill

This restaurant is an iconic part of Jackson Hole. They have amazing food and live music! It doesn’t get any better than that. This is a great way to spend a rainy day! Click here for more information on the Silver Dollar Bar & Grill.


4. Visit the Wilcox Art Gallery

The Wilcox Art Gallery

This art gallery has two locations in Jackson Hole, so pick whichever one you desire. There are 50 different artists featured in this art gallery, and every piece is breath taking. You must go see this amazing western art while you’re in Jackson! Click here for more information on the Wilcox Art Gallery.


5. Go to the Jackson Country Square Shopping Center

Check out this shopping center right in the heart of Jackson Hole. This is where you can find souvenirs, knick knacks, and lots of fun western themed items to suite your fancy. This is definitely a must when coming to Jackson, and a great way to spend a rainy day!


We hope you have a grand time in Jackson Hole no matter what the weather is like! We recommend staying at the Flat Creek Inn when you come to town…it’s the best deal around! See our current specials here.


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