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The Great Indoors: Staying Inside in Jackson Hole

You’re making vacation plans with friends when suddenly someone mentions it: the outdoors. Your idea of the outdoors is a walk through the backyard to get to the mailbox. Everyone is gung-ho about Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and someone even makes reservations at Flat Creek Inn. You could be the worst and back out, but FOMO…
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A Stay at the Old Faithful Inn

While we’re partial to Flat Creek Inn and Grand Teton National Park, there’s another famous national park in the area you may have heard of named Yellowstone National Park. Much can (and probably will) be said on all there is to do and see in Yellowstone, but today we’re going to take a field trip…
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Hiking Sheep Mountain, Part 2: Tragedy on the Peak

After a beautiful morning hiking Sheep Mountain (aka Sleeping Indian), our band of women started the descent chattering excitedly, full of adrenaline and happy to no longer be going uphill. In a change of atmosphere, we stopped by the scene of a mid-1990s plane crash. And while most of our Flat Creek blog posts have happy…
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Hiking Sheep Mountain: Hard Ascent, Beautiful View

As alarms started buzzing in the early hours of the morning, the five women in our hotel room blearily started rising and making final preparations for our day’s hike. As we drove through sleepy Star Valley towards Jackson, many of us probably wondered what we were getting ourselves into and if it was too late…
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7 Great Places to Run in Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole has a long, storied history of being a great place to run. In fact, the first thing the trapper Davey Jackson did when he arrived in the valley was lace up his beaver-skin trail running shoes and go for a refreshing run up the mountain. We can’t actually back that up with facts,…
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Barn to Be Wild: The Moulton Barn

Take a moment and picture a wide, flat valley. In the distance, the majestic snowcapped Tetons “rise like Olympus over the Serengeti” (thanks, Toto). Silhouetted against this backdrop is a barn, surrounded by the wooden bones of an old pasture. Do you have a clear picture in your mind? Is this what you’re picturing? If…
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Life is fine on US 89

You’ve heard of Route 66 and the Pacific Coast Highway. You may have heard of the Overseas Highway in Florida. But have you heard of US 89? No? Well, are you ready for a road trip? Pack some snacks and wear your comfy pants, because we’re going on an epic drive through some of the…
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Jackson Hole Wildlife, Part 8: Grizzly 399

Hello, folks and welcome to a special episode of Jackson Hole Wildlife. Tonight we’ll be talking about the only bear with an Instagram account (and no, I’m not talking about Bear Grylls). I’m talking about Grizzly 399, the most famous (and photographed) mother brown bear in the world. This brown bear is more hardcore than…
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Elk Rut

It’s September, which means it’s a magical time of year. The verdant blanket of summer shuffles aside just enough for fall to poke its rosy head out for a few tentative moments and signal its imminent arrival. Also, it’s time for some elk lovin’. We at Flat Creek Inn know you’re secretly very curious about…
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