Spend the last days of summer in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. After Labor Day, the summer attractions wind down as the city prepares for the winter season. Experience the beauty of Jackson Hole before the snow hits and the crowds arrive. Stay in Teton Village with a vacation package full of summer adventures and visit Bridger-Teton National Forest for a day of hiking through stunning wilderness landscapes.
Wild West Package at Teton Village
Teton Village offers gorgeous mountain views from cozy lodging. It’s within walking distance to local shops and restaurants, making it the ideal place to stay during your Jackson Hole getaway. Take in the area’s natural beauty with the Wild West Package. Stay for four nights in a 2 bedroom condo in Teton Village and take part in number of outdoor activities. You’ll enjoy a scenic tram ride, a rafting trip through Snake River in Grand Teton National Park, and a 4-hour sunrise or sunset wildlife tour.
Il Villaggio Osteria
Located right at the foot of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Il Villaggio Osteria has a cozy atmosphere and excellent food. Their handmade pasta and wood stone pizza oven offer an authentic taste of Italy. Order the Carne pizza, topped with prosciutto, soppresata, roasted garlic, mozzarella, and beef and pork ragu. If you have room for dessert, try one of their Gelato Sandwiches, a serving of vanilla, coffee, or mint chocolate chip gelato between two chocolate chip cookies.
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Visit the National Museum of Wildlife Art to see over 5,000 works by more than 550 artists reflecting the wildlife and landscapes of North America. Their collections include pieces that span from 2,500 B.C. to present. Be sure to walk the new Sculpture Trail, a ¾ mile long route that showcases artwork integrated directly into the beautiful landscape of Jackson Hole. From now until September 5th, 2016, you can catch the Grand Teton National Park in Art exhibit. Created to coincide with the National Park Service’s Centennial, it’s a collection of art depicting the Teton mountains over 100 years.
Grand Adventure Park
Head to Teton Village’s Grand Adventure Park for an afternoon of adventure. You can take on the Aerial Adventure Course, featuring a ropes course and zip lines, or jump off the adrenaline-inducing Drop Tower, which lets you experience a thrilling free-fall. Purchase a Grand Adventure Pass for only $79 per person and get unlimited access to the entire park, including mountain biking, hiking, disc golf, and a climbing wall.
Bridger-Teton National Forest
Take a day trip to the Bridger-Teton National Forest, home to three unique wilderness areas. Bridger Wilderness has 7 of the world’s 10 largest glaciers and offers incredible views of alpine lakes and beautiful valleys. The Teton Wilderness features scenic rivers perfect for hunting and fishing. The Gros Ventre Wilderness is known for its wildlife and breathtaking geography, in particular the stunning red, purple, and yellow-sloped mountains. Together, these wilderness areas offer over 1,000 miles of trails to explore. We recommend the Grizzly Lake Trail in Gros Ventre, a route that treats you to views of the Red Hills and the Tetons.