The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Jackson Hole

Visiting Jackson HoleWith incredible scenic views and crisp fresh air, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is the perfect spot to book your family a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. With a seemingly endless list of activities, events, and attractions, Jackson Hole has something for everyone and leaves guests with an abundance of life-long memories. Here is your ultimate guide to visiting Jackson Hole, guaranteed to make your trip one you won’t soon forget.

Where To Stay

Before you begin planning your days full of exciting activities and events in Jackson Hole, make sure you have a relaxing home base for you and your loved ones. The Bentwood Inn is the perfect place to unwind and refresh in a warm and inviting log cabin. The Bunkhouse Room offers a master bedroom with a mountain view, a quaint living room complete with a fireplace, and a loft with twin beds that is ideal for families. Or, if you’re traveling with that special someone, the Indian Paintbrush Room has a king-sized bed adorned with lavish linens, a jetted bathtub, and a balcony for two. The Bentwood Inn is a charming bed & breakfast for all kinds of travelers and makes visiting Jackson Hole both luxurious and comfortable.

What To Eat

Jackson Hole has a variety of restaurants that offer unique dining experiences for guests. If you’re in the mood for Southern comfort with a twist, visit Q Roadhouse, where you can try everything from fried chicken to grilled Idaho trout—then wash it all down with a Wombat Wheat beer brewed in-house. Or, if you feel like Thai, try family-run Teton Thai where you can sample finely crafted recipes, like spicy curry dishes and hot pot soups in the heart of Teton Village. In the morning, start the day off with a trip to Pearl Street Bagels where you can recharge at the Espresso bar or warm up with homemade soup throughout the winter. No matter what type of cuisine you’re craving, Jackson Hole has plenty of options that will keep your stomach happy! 

Where To Bring The Kids

For a day filled with family fun, be sure to visit Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The mountain offers a variety of activities, including biking, hiking, paragliding, fly-fishing, and a tram ride. Or, get a pass for Grand Adventure Park, where your family can spend the day in Teton Village playing on the Aerial Adventure Course, which includes zip lines, balance beams, and cargo nets, all suspended 25 feet above the ground. And if your family craves even more height, jump on the bungee trampoline or climb the fun and challenging rock wall. Whatever you choose, the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has fun and exciting physical activities for the whole family—and the magnificent mountain views aren’t bad, either!

How To Relax

After a long day of adventures, relax and de-stress at one of these amazing, local Jackson Hole spas. This area offers some of the most unique places to get a massage, and you’ll reap the incredible benefits of their treatments after an exciting day in Jackson Hole.

Start Planning Your Trip!

Now that you know about some of our favorite things to do in the area, book your room at the Bentwood Inn and get ready for an amazing vacation! A multitude of fun family activities, romantic spas, and restaurants in Jackson Hole await you when you visit Wyoming.

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