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7 Ways to Make the Most of the Winter Season in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Surrounded by two national parks and the awe-inspiring peaks of the Grand Tetons, Jackson Hole, Wyoming is one of those bucket list winter destinations that the whole family can enjoy. From adventure activities like heli-skiing to exploring the apres-ski scene, there are truly endless ways to enjoy the winter season in Jackson Hole. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite adventures to help you make the most of the winter season in Jackson Hole.

  1. Take a Dog Sled Tour

Is there anything cuter than puppies playing in the snow? Head out to explore the wilderness around Jackson Hole on a dog sledding adventure powered by Alaskan Huskies. There are a number of outfitters in the area that offer a range of tour lengths and types. This is the perfect adventure for the whole family.

Dogsled team in winter at sunset

  1. Skiing & Snowboarding at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has been the haunt of extreme skiers since its inception in the 1960s. From the iconic Corbet’s Couloir to the flowing intermediate slopes on lower parts of the mountain, all levels of skiers and snowboarders will enjoy the resort and its unmatched views of the Grand Tetons.

Skiing in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

  1. Snowmobile Tour through Yellowstone National Park

America’s first national park, the iconic Yellowstone National Park, is best explored on a snowmobile in winter. The snow transform the landscape into a winter wonderland. Spend a full day exploring the geysers, viewing bison and wildlife, and enjoying the adventure in the mountains.

Snowmobiling in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Snowmobiles and a snowcoach at the Midway Geyser Basin. Photo: National Park Service

  1. Go Heliskiing into the Backcountry

It’s one of those experiences that all expert skiers and snowboarders dream about, and in Jackson Hole, you can cross it off your list with a heart-pumping adventure exploring the best bowls, chutes, and glades that the area has to offer. Your off-piste adventure just might make for some of the best turns of your life.

  1. Take a Sleigh Ride

Channel the romantic spirit of the Old West by heading out on a sleigh ride through the magical snowy landscape. Cozy up with a blanket, a mug of hot cider, and your sweetheart for an unforgettable way to enjoy the scenery.

  1. Snow Tube at Snow King Mountain Resort

Grab your little ones and your childish spirit, and head to King Tubes at Snow King Mountain Resort for a thrilling way to slide through the snow. Bonus: a rope tow brings you to the top of the hill, so you won’t have to worry about dragging tubes and children back to the top. Don’t forget your mittens, it’s cold out there!

  1. Experience the Legendary Apres-Ski Scene

Since the dawn of modern ski culture, apres-ski has been an integral part of the ski experience. In Jackson Hole, the place to be is the Mangy Moose, an iconic bar that has been named as one of the best apres-ski bars in the world. Stop in for a live music, a microbrew, or some food and swap powder day stories with the locals.

Mangy Moose Restaurant and Saloon - Jackson Hole, WY

This photo of Mangy Moose Restaurant and Saloon is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Where to Stay: The Jackson Hole Campground is the perfect place to park your Roamerica camper van for your stay in the beautiful Tetons. Located only five minutes from the legendary Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, this campground includes all the amenities and access you’re looking for to have an amazing visit to one of the United States’ most iconic winter destinations.

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