Located at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Village has everything you need for an unforgettable Wyoming vacation. This Swiss-style village is often referred as the “Vil” and features a wide range of restaurants, après-ski bars, spas, gift shops, and more. It’s also a great place to rent ski and snowboard gear. Enjoy live music concerts every Sunday night in the summer, or take a guided snowshoe tour in the winter. Whatever you choose, we promise your trip to Teton Village will be one for the books! Here are some of our favorite things to do there.
Top 4 Things to Do in Teton Village
1. Scenic Tram Rides
A ride on the Jackson Hole Tram is a quintessential part of any Wyoming vacation. Since 1966, this tram has been carrying people 10,450 feet to the top of Rendezvous Peak! An interpretive recording will tell you all about the area along the way. Once at the top, riders can experience breathtaking panoramic views and explore Grand Teton National Park. This section of the park is great for viewing wildlife and hiking.
2. Skiing & Snowboarding
With a vertical drop of 4,139 feet and an average annual snowfall of 400 inches, it’s no wonder skiing in Jackson Hole is on everyone’s bucket list. There are 116 trails, over a thousand acres of backcountry terrain, and a plethora of mountain services to make your ski trip memorable. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is 12 miles from the town of Jackson in Teton Village. Read our blog for details!
Are you in need of a little retail therapy? Spend some time shopping in Teton Village! Whether you’re searching for the perfect outfit, gift, or souvenir, you’ll find it all – and then some. Stop by one-of-a-kind boutiques like Made and admire handmade items from over 180 local artists. Or browse the latest winter fashions at Kjus, Arc’teryx, Eider, Patagonia, Marmot, North Face, Spyder, or Norrona. If you want to upgrade your gear or demo the newest skis or snowboard, visit Teton Village Sports, Hole In The Wall, or JH Sports. They have some of the best equipment on the mountain!
A number of fantastic restaurants are open year-round in Teton Village. Try the Mangy Moose Saloon for great après-ski, or head to Teton Thai near the parking area. The Osteria and Westbank Grill are also great options. For a truly unforgettable dining experience, ride the Bridger Gondola to Couloir Restaurant and enjoy impeccable service and award-winning views.
Book Your Stay at the Bentwood Inn!
Now that you know some of the best things to do in Teton Village, it’s time to start planning your vacation to Jackson Hole! Our lodge has everything you need for the perfect trip, including comfortable accommodations and luxurious amenities. We’re even offering an exclusive ski package for guests this winter! Our package includes either four or five nights at the inn plus substantially discounted ski passes, airfare, car rentals, and more. Hurry to our rooms page to see what’s available and contact us to make your reservations. We look forward to having you!
Want to take advantage of our area’s record snowfall this season?
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