Things to Do in Jackson, Yellowstone and the Tetons

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While some area galleries went fully contemporary, Altamira instead chose to meet in the middle. If you’re a fan of contemporary western art, Altamira’s... Read More

Redwood-rich and devoid of anything that might cause even a millisecond lapse of the peace and tranquility of its supremely serene space, the Amangani... Read More

Here a local secret: You don’t have to ski to après ski. Another local secret? Friday evenings (from 5 to 8 p.m.), downtown’s contemporary Diehl Gallery... Read More

Want to après ski but don’t want to have to scream at your friends to talk? Inside the Four Seasons, Ascent Lounge serves sushi rolls—one even topped... Read More

There are 21 tent sites (and nothing for RVs) with grills and picnic tables and communal vault toilets at this campground on the northern shore of Lower... Read More

This three-hour treatment for two at the uber-intimate (four treatment rooms) Body Sage  Spa starts in a deep soaking tub before moving on to side... Read More

Bradley and Taggart lakes are two of the original six lakes of GTNP. While they’ve been joined by dozens of others, they’re still worth a visit,... Read More

When Grand Teton National Park was first founded in 1929, it included only the range’s major peaks and six lakes at their immediate feet. Neighboring... Read More

Hardcore locals hike the 3,000-some feet and four miles up to The Deck at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Saner people avail themselves of a free ride on... Read More

Every dog owner in town brings their pooch to Cache Creek, a mere two miles from the Town Square. The trail here gently parallels Cache Creek, climbing... Read More

The most easily-accessible hiking, Nordic skiing and mountain biking area from downtown Jackson has wildlife, too … if you make it past the dog-heavy,... Read More

Two miles from the Town Square, this area is popular with bikers, hikers, horsemen, and runners. An abandoned double-track road is the main route up the... Read More

Seven miles up Cascade Canyon in Grand Teton National Park is a mile-some-long camping zone with nearly one dozen undeveloped sites to choose from. The... Read More

No other ski run in the world has had as much written about it as Corbet’s. This is not without good reason. After a mandatory-air entrance—it varies... Read More

The closest camping to downtown Jackson is up Curtis Canyon in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Towards the top of the canyon there is a developed... Read More

From LA-based sculptor Gwynn Murrill, whose work is in the L.A. County Museum of Art, to an object-oriented artist with pieces in the collection of... Read More

In 2014, the town of Jackson celebrated its 100th birthday. This free, hour-long, summer-only walking tour of several downtown blocks covers much of... Read More

Even without the jazz (Friday nights), the piano bar (Saturdays), and the in-your-face views of the Tetons, this lounge atop a butte just outside of... Read More

Between June and September, lake levels permitting, boats depart GTNP’s Colter Bay Marina for the largest island in Wyoming. Waiting on Elk Island are... Read More

Have breakfast or dinner on a deserted island in the middle of Jackson Lake and under the shadow of Mt. Moran. Getting there requires a shortish motor... Read More

All of the treatments at Body Sage Spa, recently moved into its own purpose-built space near downtown Jackson, are customized to your needs. Looking for... Read More

Whether you’re a serious art collector or not, the FAF (in mid-September) is a great time to be in the valley. There’s the expected gallery walks and... Read More

Scenic flights over and around the Tetons are controversial because of the noise pollution they generate. But if you decide you want a bird’s-eye view... Read More

Jackson’s first truly spa-like day spa opens one block from the Town Square in December 2014. We know it will be gorgeous and the treatments—facials,... Read More

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