Are you planning to take a family trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming? Good for you! No matter what season you decide to visit, this part of the world has plenty of things to offer. The majestic state has plenty of vacation properties where you and your loved ones can stay during a getaway.
Jackson Hole provides the best family outdoor vacation for young and old alike.
Attractions in Jackson Hole
When visiting Jackson Hole (especially for first timers), it is best to go with vacation rentals. These places can be booked through various online booking sites and can help you get settled during your stay.
With so many activities available, let’s take a look at some of the main attractions that you should definitely check out while at Jackson Hole.
Grand Teton National Park
One of the first places that you ought to visit in Jackson Hole is the Grand Teton National Park. Besides the awesome Teton Range that is situated just west of the park, there are many activities available here.
It offers 242 miles of hiking trails that range from areas that are easy for strolling to the more strenuous and steeper ascents. Around 16 miles of paved pathways have been reserved for those who want to go biking. Bike rentals are available here for those who didn’t bring any.
Meanwhile, Jenny Lake Boating offers passenger shuttles that bring people from the South Jenny Lake boat dock all the way to the Hidden Falls. This one-hour tour through water can give you a truly scenic view of the mountains.
After your visit to Grand Teton National Park, you can head over to the Warbirds Café or the Northe Grille for some food.
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is considered to be one of the best ski resorts in the country. It offers an excellent environment for families who love skiing and snowboarding during winter and also hiking and biking when it’s summertime.
You can take the Jackson Hole Aerial Tram at Teton Village that can accommodate up to one-hundred passengers and bring you all the way up to the summit of Rendezvous Mountain. This ride can bring you as high as 4,139 feet vertically and give you a 360-degree view of the national park below.
Jackson Hole Town Square
The town square of Jackson Hole is the core of this town. It is marked by four arches that are made with elk antlers with an Old West boardwalk. The town square also has a memorial of a cowboy riding a bucking horse.
For shopping and dining, you can find a selection of boutiques and shops for almost anything you need. Eateries abound here with live music venues that line up the town square. This is also the place where the famous Silver Dollar Grill and Million Dollar Cowboy Bar can be found.
You can also venture to Gaslight Alley, one of the shopping districts of the square. This shopping area offers stores that sell artworks, handcrafted jewelry, chocolates, and more. The shop Made can also be found here which features unique and locally-crafted items.
Yellowstone National Park
This park is one of the first national parks ever established in the world. It features approximately 10,000 active thermal features, one of the famous being Old Faithful. This 3,500 square mile wilderness recreation area can be found mostly in Wyoming, but also spreads to parts of Idaho and Montana.
Some of the fascinating wildlife you can encounter here include bears and bison. The Yellowstone National Park is open all year round, but its roads can be closed to vehicles during winter. The good news is that you can ride snow coaches and snowmobiles when that happens!
Snake River Canyon
If you’re into white water rafting, then Snake River Canyon offers one of the best activities for the whole family. This 8-mile river will introduce you to Class II and III rapids and can take up about 4 hours of your day. Moderate intensity should be expected by visitors and those on smaller boats should expect to paddle.
Some of the highlights of the river include its big rapids, the scenery, and learning about the Snake River itself.
Some of the nearby restaurants include the SnakeBite, Snake River Roadhouse Bar & Grill, and Cutty’s Bar and Grill.
Staying in Jackson Hole
Before you decide to go to Jackson Hole, you should plan ahead and consider your place of stay. One of the best choices is to go with vacation properties since they are abundant and more reasonably-priced.
These rentals provide you with a place where you can stay and settle down, without restricting you on the things you can do. Families can prepare their meals here, relax, and pretty much feel at home. The best vacation rentals also offer plant-based cleaning products without harmful chemicals. To be sure though, make sure you bring your TripKitt along. All of the planet friendly cleaning products you will need during your stay will be provided.
The benefits that you can get in booking a vacation property far exceeds that of going for a hotel.When planning a trip to Jackson Hole, make sure you check out the local vacation properties we have available. You can surely find a rental that suits you and your family’s needs!