Weekend Getaway: 5 Things to Do in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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We could all use an escape from the Monday through Friday grind. Rather than hit up the typical spots, like Las Vegas, Mexico or Palm Springs, why not make like the rich and famous, and take an excursion to Jackson Hole, Wyoming? Loved by celebs like Blake Lively, Harrison Ford and Sandra Bullock, who owns a house there, Jackson Hole offers beautiful scenery, outdoor activities and a vibrant culture. The best part: you can shop, dine and play away without the hustle and bustle of big city distractions – or pesky paparazzi.

Book your trip today, and make sure you sign-up for some of these must-do itinerary items.

1. National Museum of Wildlife Art
With award-winning architecture, fine-art and scenic views of the 25,000-acre National Elk Refuge which surrounds the facility, the National Museum of Wildlife Art is certain to increase your appreciation of all things wild and free. You can tour the 14 unique galleries, walk the Sculpture Trail, visit the Children’s Discovery Gallery and dine in the museum’s brand new restaurant.

National Museum of Wildlife Art

BOOK: National Museum of Wildlife Art, $14

2. Jackson Hole Ski Rental Package
Hit the slopes in your custom-fitted skis when you book this alpine package. They’ll fit you the night before and deliver the gear right to your door so that the only place you have to go in the morning is to the top of the mountain.

Jackson Hole Ski Rental Package

BOOK: Jackson Hole Ski Rental Package, $34

3. Self-Guided Tour of Grand Teton
Take in the Grand Tetons at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Simply download the guide app to your phone or tablet and move at your own pace as your snap photos, enjoy the views and spot wildlife along the way.

Self-Guided Tour of Grand Teton from Jackson Hole

BOOK: Self-Guided Tour of Grand Teton, $57

4. Self-Guided Tour of Yellowstone Lower Loop
Take in even more of the outdoors with this self-guided tour of Yellowstone. It works the same way, with a downloaded guide, so that you can see what you want to see and take plenty of pictures to remember the trip.

 Self-Guided Tour of Yellowstone Lower Loop from Jackson Hole

BOOK: Self-Guided Tour of Yellowstone Lower Loop, $57

5. Jackson Hole Snowboard Rental Package
Just like with the ski package, your custom fit gear will be delivered to your door when you book this snowboarding adventure. Jackson Hole’s world-class runs let you choose between rookie and expert slopes. No matter what your skill set, you’re sure to have a blast.

Jackson Hole Snowboard Rental Package

BOOK: Jackson Hole Snowboard Rental Package, $68

Where to stay: The Amangani Hotel
With its remote location at the foot of the Tetons in Jackson Hole, this boutique hotel features sprawling stone and redwood interiors and floor-to-ceiling windows which offer breath-taking views of the mountains. Every suite looks out over the mountains, so there isn’t a bad room in the house.



Spend some time in the heated pool or book a spa appointment for a perfect apres ski. Dine at the hotel restaurant for an inventive American menu that includes elk sirloin chilli and bison ribs, as well as Kobe beef from Idaho and line-caught yellowfin tuna.

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