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Discover Jackson

Jackson, Wyoming is one of those places that deserves a spot in every traveller's bucket list. The historic town is situated in Jackson hole, the greater valley area bounded by mountains on every side - hence the 'hole'. With its proximity to two of the best national parks in the U.S.- Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National park, amongst a plethora of other elements, the small town provides a unique atmosphere with a beautiful mountain scenery for visitors.

 

Where to go in Jackson

No matter what season of the year you visit Jackson hole, here are some of the top attractions you don't want to miss.

 

Grand Teton National Park : The Grand Teton National Park is a 485 square mile wilderness of national treasure. The recreational park is one of the most accessible parks in the country offering a myriad of recreational activities and exploration opportunities. The park is open to the public all year round and there's no reason you wouldn't want to visit.

 

Ski Resorts: Fun fact: the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has been Forbes magazine's No.1 ski resort in the country for seven years in a row - if that doesn't pique your interest, then nothing will. The town also boasts of the first major ski resort in Wyoming called Snow King. Grand Targhee completes the list of the 3 major ski resorts in Jackson. The resorts offer a myriad of family friendly fun activities the whole family can participate in.

 

Town Square : The Town Square is the heart of Jackson's artistic, cultural and civic core. It often serves as the venue for several Jackson Hole fairs and festivals including the Elk Antler Auction, Fourth of July parades and Fall Arts Festival. Here, you can also shop for a wide variety of goods from western to contemporary in the shops and boutiques. Be sure to pick up something for yourself as a souvenir when you visit.

 

Yellowstone National Park : When in Jackson, visiting Yellowstone is more of an obligation. The world's first ever national park, set on 3500 square mile of wilderness, the Yellowstone National Park is a fascinating recreation area for all. The park extends beyond Wyoming, spreading into Montana and Idaho. You can visit at anytime of the year, however it is closed to automobiles in wintertime owing to heavy snowfall and ice.

 

The National Elk Refuge: If a calmer outdoor excursion is your thing, then you would definitely appreciate the National Elk Refuge. The land provides a sanctuary for about 7000 elk that migrate to the town in winter. A horse drawn sleigh ride through the refuge offered daily every year from mid December to April will bring you up close with the regal creatures.

 

Where to eat in Jackson

Whether you are up for the local cuisines or you prefer intercontinental cuisines, moderately priced meals or fine luxurious dining, the restaurants in Jackson are up to the task. Persephone Bakery offers fresh-baked pastries and hearty toast options. The Handle Bar beer hall at the Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole is the place for après drinks and bites or you can visit Snake River Brewing to down some beers.

 

Where to stay in Jackson

Hotels.com provides a remarkable catalogue of hotels located within Jackson Hole. The most prominent hotels in the area include Hotel Jackson, The Lodge at Jackson Hole, Parkway Inn, Wort Hotel and Anvil Hotel. Browse through 46 hotels with 10427 genuine reviews and make your bookings early. Don't forget to check out our promo code as well. Adventuring outdoors is a way of life here and whatever season it is, you can be sure of a great time. Jackson offers amazing sights and outdoor fun all year round and as such, the best time to plan a vacation is dependent on your preferred activities. Wintertime is perfect for sleigh rides, skiing and snow sports. Hiking, fly fishing, mountain biking and horseback riding are springtime adventures. What are you waiting for? Book your perfect stay with Hotels.com today!

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