World Class Experiences
There is so much to do in Jackson. Just outside your doorstep, you’ll find hiking, snowmobiling, and of course, skiing. We can arrange anything imaginable, with special and surprising touches that will make your arrival as memorable as your stay.
Below, you will discover some of our favorite experiences.
A larger list may be found in our Summer or Winter compendiums.
Experience one or all three of the area ski resorts. With over 2,500 skiable acres and epic powder, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort offers some of the best skiing in North America.
Snow King Mountain, known as the“Town Hill,” is a hub of activity. This resort has a brand-new gondola and the steepest north-facing slope in the Lower 48.
Grand Targhee is located in Alta, Wyoming, on the western slopes of the Teton Range and is very family-friendly, with wide-open powder fields. Targhee is about an hours’ drive from Jackson.
Take advantage of the opportunity to see Jackson Hole’s abundant wildlife in its natural habitat. Enjoy public or private wildlife tours that are educational, entertaining, and memorable.
Your guide will offer a plethora of information on the surrounding geography, flora, fauna, and history of Jackson Hole. Great for families who want to learn more about the National Parks and Jackson Hole.
Raft Down The Snake River
A rafting experience in Jackson Hole does not have to include fast paced rapids. Instead, seek out the scenic float trip as a stunning alternative. Our local rafting guides will educate you on the wildlife that will be seen from this unique vantage point. Feel free to ask questions about the geography beyond the shoreline, the course of the river itself, and the multiple raptors that gracefully dance through the wide-open Teton skies.
Fly Fishing at Its Finest
Enjoy the thrill of hooking a feisty cutthroat, rainbow or brown trout as you drift along the river waters of the Tetons, one of the most beautiful and diverse fly fishing destinations in the world. Anglers converge from around the globe, just to experience our pristine waters.
Guides are passionate and excited to share their fishing acumen and provide instruction for anglers of all experience levels. Trips include the necessary gear.
Jackson Hole Rodeo
Starting at 8:00 PM, every Wednesday and Saturday throughout the summer, experience a fundamental part of Jackson Hole’s culture at the legendary Jackson Hole Rodeo. Founded in the 1890s, this is one of the oldest shows in town.
Take in traditional Old West rodeo events including bronco riding, bull riding, barrel racing, calf roping, breakaway roping, and team roping. If you’ve never witnessed this brand of heart stopping action, or the pageantry of this piece of Americana, grab your spurs and go!
Jackson Hole Center for the Arts
The Center for the Arts hosts a wide range of concerts, theatrical performances, and events from local and nationally known artists, alike. An assortment of classes is offered at this culturally rich hub. They range from culinary arts, to languages, digital photo instruction, and more.
The warmer months feature use of the outdoor amphitheater, and the five hundred seat, indoor theater remains active year-round. Plan an evening with your family, and take advantage of what The Center has to offer.
See the Tetons on Horseback
Few activities offer as much insight to the traditions and textures of the West as a horseback ride on the trails of Jackson Hole. These rides vary in length and intensity, offering breathtaking and majestic views of the Teton Range, the Gros Ventre Wilderness, or the town of Jackson.
Persephone Bakery offers artisanal breads and pastries, all made with love and high-quality ingredients. With options such as Croque Madame as a breakfast favorite, and truffled Prosciutto for lunch, you can’t go wrong when you choose to enjoy a meal at Persephone.
This specialty bakery has a tasty presence all over Jackson, as their goods may be found at Picnic, Albertsons, and Smith’s. Take Persephone along on one of your day trips; it will make your excursion even more memorable.
Jackson Hole Winery
Founded in 2009, Jackson Hole Winery produces about 4,000 cases of wine, annually. Grapes native to several vineyards in Sonoma, Napa, and Walla Walla are vinified at 6,229 feet above sea level, where the cool mountain air preserves the wine’s aromatics through a slow fermentation and aging process, all of which allows the wine to develop its distinctive personality. Tastings are offered in the summer and winter by appointment. 21+
Just steps away from Town Square, Bin 22 offers a diverse selection of wine, beer, and spirits. Grab a bottle of wine from their shop, take it with you to the bar, table, or outdoor deck, and pay no corkage fee!
The food at Bin 22 is tapas-style, so come prepared to share. Inspired by his travels in Tuscany and Spain, owner Gavin Fine has nailed a formula of small plate fare enhanced by carefully selected wines and an ever-evolving variety of beer.
Enjoy lunch, happy hour, or dinner at Bin 22.
Yoga In The Outdoors
Imagine stretching and moving under a vast Teton sky with the aid of an experienced trainer. This is the workout session you’ve been waiting for, and won’t soon forget!
Elk Refuge Sleigh Ride
Delight in a horse-drawn sleigh ride among thousands of elk on the National Elk Refuge, consisting of nearly 25,000 acres devoted to elk winter range. This unique excursion combines the charm of the Old West with wildlife viewing, and it is the perfect way to create wintertime memories in Jackson Hole.
Participants convene at the Visitor’s Center, just north of Town Square, on Cache Street. Be prepared: dress in your warmest outfit, and bring your camera to capture the majestic elk in an up-close experience like no other.
Golfing the Tetons
The Jackson Hole area is home to some of the most engaging golf courses in the world. Their greens offer spectacular views of the Tetons and other beautiful scenery, all with the added bonus of occasional wildlife encounters.
With multiple courses to choose from, there is something for everyone. Most are happy to accommodate guest’s equipment needs with club rentals, and their pros can provide lessons for first timers or seasoned golfers looking to perfect their form.
Grand Teton Music Festival
The Grand Teton Music Festival’s mission is to provide exhilarating musical experiences. Presenting the finest classical music, musicians from renowned orchestras merge to form a world-class symphony. Gathering inspiration from the mountain setting, this is not to be missed.
Sought after by listeners as a destination experience, the festival takes place throughout the summer. The concert series is held in Teton Village’s acoustically-acclaimed Walk Festival Hall.
Sightsee by Snowshoe
Enjoy the scenery of Grand Teton National Park while snowshoeing with a guide or on your own. This is a classic outdoor activity that will give you the ability to maneuver in areas of deep snowfall.
Consider snowshoeing a method of hiking in cold weather, with the added magical silence of a winter snowscape. The terrain that beckons in Grand Teton National Park allows access for the whole family. Strap on a pair of snowshoes, and make beautiful memories during your wintertime visit.
Take in the Stars
The clear, dark skies over Jackson Hole depict nature’s majesty, offering astronomy buffs the opportunity to enjoy the limitless wonders of our galaxy. With wide-open spaces, Jackson is the perfect place to view stars, planets, and so much more.
Whether you want to learn more about our galaxy, or one far, far away, there is a stargazing program for you. Offered year-round, this experience is family friendly, and it can be enjoyed, so long as the sky is clear.
A Day at the Art Museum
The National Museum of Wildlife Art provides a rare opportunity to observe wildlife in its natural habitat, and view the world class artwork that pays tribute to it.
The museum’s mission is to collect, display, interpret, and preserve the most distinctive North American wildlife art, with supplemented works sourced from around the globe.
Highlights include the museum’s restaurant, and regular offerings of events for children, art themed lectures, films, and evening programming.
Experience Dog Sledding
Taking a tour via dog sled is one of the most unique and fulfilling ways to absorb the Teton landscape. After a brief orientation, you’ll have the opportunity to drive the team, or you can simply tuck-in and enjoy the ride.
Drawing on inspiration from Parisian style neighborhood brasseries, The Bistro presents comfortable European dining for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This highly acclaimed eatery brings seasonal, beautifully prepared and presented dishes to life with outdoor café seating, a stunning zinc bar, and fresh oyster bar.
This culinary treasure can be found inside The Cloudveil Hotel. If you are a fan of the Modern West design movement, this gorgeous hospitality space will capture your attention.
Winging it at Teton Raptor Center
Founded in 1991, the Teton Raptor Center now cares for more than 103 injured birds each year at its Wilson, Wyoming rehabilitation facility. The center offers free programs throughout the year at Teton Village, Snow King, and other venues.
With a chance to learn about raptors up close, appreciation for their role in our environment aids in ongoing conservation efforts. Teton Raptor Center teaches over thirty thousand participants every year.
Art Classes with the Art Association of Jackson Hole
The Art Association of Jackson Hole offers a myriad of classes for all ages. You will find a variety of activities such as painting, pottery, and silversmithing. Art Association youth courses are varied, engaging, and designed to foster a love of creativity.
Located in the Center for the Arts, you can also stroll through several galleries that feature a rotation of artists. The Art Association also hosts several art fairs throughout the year. Take an artful piece of Jackson home with you!
Jackson Hole Still Works
Jackson Hole Still Works is our only local, craft distillery. Just five minutes from downtown Jackson, they offer facility tours and will walk you through their distiller’s processes. You will also be introduced to the work of the local artist who creates their labels.
Gift yourself a piece of the Wild West, and take home the flavors of Jackson Hole. While immersing yourself in the experience, be sure to enjoy one of their famous sloshies. 21+
Take a Soak at Astoria Hot Springs
Stewarded by Astoria Park Conservancy, Astoria Hot Springs features five different man-made soaking pools filled with natural thermal waters, which are controlled at different temperatures in each pool.
The mineral waters at Astoria Hot Springs are unique to the site and include magnesium, sulfur, and other minerals that have been known to benefit one’s health.
Situated along the banks of the Snake River, Astoria Hot Springs is one of Jackson’s most unique outdoor experiences.
Relax with a Spa Day
Jackson is home to many great spa facilities. Taking a break from skiing or hiking to enjoy a massage or other spa service will be the icing on the cake of your stay.
The valley’s many options for massage, facials, poolside relaxation, sauna, and hot tub enjoyment will have you wanting to try it all. Should you wish to be pampered every day while you are here, or elect to make a spa experience your perfect send-off, we can set you up.
Jackson Hole Playhouse
Bringing people together through art, fine dining, laughter, and community, the historic Jackson Hole Playhouse presents a full evening of Western entertainment.
From gun-slingin’, singing waiters to musical comedies, you can kick off your boots and enjoy true Western hospitality at Wyoming’s longest running professional dinner theatre.
Staged in the oldest building in Jackson, various programming runs throughout the year and is fun for all ages. Saddle up and get ready for a good time!
The grandeur of the Tetons can be absorbed through multiple vantage points, but the exhilaration of a snowmobiling excursion cannot be matched.
People's Market and Farmers Market
You can enjoy seasonal produce in Jackson Hole with the help of outdoor markets that seek to strengthen the connection between local food producers and the community. Sponsored by Slow Food in the Tetons, the People’s Market is held during both summer and winter months, allowing the public access to fresh food and products specific to our region. The Jackson Hole Farmers Market is held in the Town Square on Saturday mornings during the summer months. Both are community events that act as both social experiences and opportunities to enjoy locally produced goods.
Let Us Plan Your
There is so much to do in Jackson Hole. Rush downriver in a kayak. Ride horseback through a sea of golden grass. Cast a line into water clear as the sky, while the fish flash by like stars. There’s hiking, biking, snowmobiling, and of course, skiing. The Clear Creek Group affiliates with the best service providers in the area, people as passionate as we are about providing great experiences. We can arrange anything imaginable, from backcountry pack trips and heli-skiing to the selection of a personal chef.