10 Reasons to Go to Jackson Hole This Winter
1. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has views and runs second to none.
With 2,500 acres of in-bound terrain for avid skiers and snowboarders, this mountain ranks high on the list for the best mountain in the U.S. Climbing to the top of 10,450 feet on the Aerial Tram, the views back into Jackson Hole are unlike any other.
2. Grand Teton National Park is the landscape you’ve always dreamed of.
Have you ever seen towering, jagged mountains peeking out from above the sky? Look no further than Grand Teton National Park, which has a dramatic, yet natural beauty in its infamous peaks. This park is also the destination to see moose in their natural habitat — their chocolate brown fur sticks out in the white snow so be sure to keep your eyes peeled.
3. Cross country ski in a winter wonderland.
Maybe downhill isn’t your cup of tea, don’t worry, there are plenty of trails available to cross country ski in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley.
4. Become a musher with world-class dog sledding.
Fancy living out your childhood dreams? Jackson Hole is the ultimate destination for dog sledding. A full day of adventure skating across the snow by way of one of the oldest methods of winter transportation.
5. Après-ski done right.
Head to a spa or head into downtown Jackson Hole for boutique shopping, either way your afternoons will be full of things to do.
6. Snow-Tubing for all ages.
Remember those fond memories as a kid whizzing down the mountain on a tube? This is the place to re-live or create new memories with options to spend a few hours feeling like a kid again.
7. Nature upfront and personal at the National Elk Refuge.
By way of a sleigh ride, take an opportunity to get quite close to some of the most beautiful wildlife of Wyoming. The elk don’t seem to mind as they sit still on the snow covered valley.
8. Direct flights from major cities.
With direct flights out of major airports like SFO, LAX, DEN, and ten others, it makes the options endless. One cool fact about the airport is that it’s the only commercial airport in a national park in the United States.
9. Foodies destination.
With plenty to choose from, the choices are endless when it comes to culinary indulgences. This list of 20 best restaurants to eat at it is a definite starting place.
10. Snowmobile in Yellowstone National Park.
Having proximity to one of the most visited national parks, the opportunity to see it in covered in snow is truly a rare opportunity. Only accessible by snowmobile and snowcoach, an adventure filled with adrenaline and iconic sights like Old Faithful is available to all ages.