- Jackson Hole is direct neighbors with Grand Teton National Park.
- This area is well known as both a winter and a summer destination.
- A complete selection of Jackson Hole lodging options include resorts, dude ranches, vacation rentals, cabins, hotels, and motels.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming features local attractions like Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park. Both well known as a winter and a summer destination, you can ski at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Teton Village Wyoming, Grand Targhee Resort in Teton Valley, or the “town hill” at Snow King Resort in the winter and enjoy whitewater rafting or fly fishing along the Snake River.
Jackson Hole, WY is located directly east of Sun Valley and takes about 5 and 1/2 hours to drive. Jackson does have a small airport, making it possible to shorten travel time.
A complete selection of Jackson Hole lodging options include resorts, dude ranches, vacation rentals, cabins, hotels, and motels. There is something to satisfy every palette to include everything from fast food drive inns to five star dining. For a small town, Jackson has everything that a traveler could expect to find in a city much larger.
Surrounded by mountains on all sides, and sitting near the Snake and Hoback Rivers, Jackson Hole, Wyoming provides an extensive array of outdoor adventures. Locals and visitors alike take advantage of their environment and can be typically found skiing steep slopes in the winters, and rock climbing, fishing, biking, and rafting in the summers. Sitting at an elevation of over 6,000 feet, residents tend to joke that Jackson boasts 9 months of winter and 3 months of bad skiing. Winter is definitely prevalent in Jackson and it is not uncommon to have your 4th of July fireworks shut out by a hail storm.
Jackson Hole is direct neighbors with Grand Teton National Park. Views of the Tetons can be seen from almost every angle in town. Grand Teton National Park meets up with the south entrance of Yellowstone National Park, thus making Jackson a popular gateway to national park wonders in the summer. Although winters provide some of the best powder skiing in the world, summers bring more visitors through Jackson because of its proximity to Yellowstone.
If you want to travel to Sun Valley from Jackson, WY you can take a 5 ½ hour road trip over Teton Pass and then Pine Creek Pass and across the eastern desert of Idaho and then north into the Sawtooth Forest and Sun Valley. The scenery is fantastic which makes the hours go by much faster than you think they will.