Jackson Travel Guide & Information

Jackson, Wyoming – nestling in the tranquil Teton County is the idyllic town of Jackson, home to Jackson’s historic Town Square. Its whereabouts is unknown, for it is a lost, historic and Wild West city in the center of the enchanted Jackson Hole Valley. Gaze to the west for panoramic views of the scenic Teton Ranges and to the east for the majestic views of the Gros Ventre Range. The Snake River, starting from Yellowstone to the north to the Snake River Canyon in the south, meanders through the Jackson Hole Valley; thus, the endless outdoor wonders of Jackson makes it the perfect destination for a fun, historic, vibrant and outdoor destination.

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Things to do in Jackson

Daytime Attractions:

Grand Teton National Park: When people vacation to Jackson, one of the main landmarks most visited is the Grand Teton National Park. The park offers its visitors an array of opportunities and attractions – such as hiking trails, fishing, scenic float trips on the Snake River, horse back trips, wildlife tours, hunting, scenic rafting and many more! The Grand Tenton is located in Teton County in the northwest corner of Wyoming.

Jackson Town Square: The Jackson Town Square will send you back in time to the historic era when the Wild West was most prominent! Check out the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar where old western films and distinct design attracts locals and tourist from all over the world. The Jackson Town Square features a lot of distinct boutique shops, restaurants, pubs/bars, and many more attractions. The Jackson Town Square is located in the heart of Jackson Hole (intersection of Broadway & Cache).

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Restaurants:

Shades Cafe: From a delicious cup of coffee and satisfying breakfast to outdoor dining under the mystical willow tree, this café/restaurant is one of the most locally acclaimed and beloved eateries in Jackson Hole. Anyone who’s anyone will come back for a second time to experience its wondrous atmosphere and amazing tastes.

Address: 82 South King Street.

Contact Information: 1-307-733-2015

Snake River Grill: This restaurant is centrally located on the historic Town Square of Jackson. It is dimly lit and richly decorated with wooden furnishings, wooden columns, and brick walls which give the restaurant a very seductive and intimate feel. The white table cloths spice things up at the restaurant. Start out your dinner with a delicious “Steak Tartare” Pizza, follow up with a mouth-watering Black Angus Beef Tenderloin, and end the night with a mouth-teasing Chocolate Souffle.

Address: 84 East Broadway.

Contact Information: 1-307-733-0557

Address: 160 West Gill Avenue.

Contact Information: 1-888-256-8182

Snow King Resort Hotel: Starting at $195 [prices may vary] per night (stay for 2), the Snow King Resort Hotel will give you panoramic scenic views of Grand Teton and the surrounding mountains. This resort hotel offers a plethora of attractions and amenities to make your enchanted stay a memorable one. Resort amenities feature complimentary in-room coffee, free WI-FI, 2 outdoor whirlpools, car rental, outdoor heated pool, game room, sauna, on-site restaurant, on-site lounge and many more.

Address: 400 E. Snow King Avenue.

Contact Information: 1-307-733-5200

Parkway Inn: Starting at $149 [prices may vary] per night (stay for 2), this hotel’s spacious and cozy suites provides the comforts of home. Its elegant and antique in-room furnishings give it a warm and loving environment similar to the aroma of your grandmother’s freshly baked cookies. Its hotel amenities feature a breakfast room, a gym, a pool, a spa and many more.

Address: 125 North Jackson Street.

Contact Information: 1-307-733-3143

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Passport & Visa Requirements

For US Citizens:

Any sort of valid identification (Identification card) in order to board the plane. Note, passport is not needed if you have an identification card to show.

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For Non-US Citizens:

* Passport will be needed

* Non-immigrant visa for temporary stay must be obtained showing your purpose to U.S.

For Canadians: (just one will be needed)

* Passport will be needed

* Nexus Card

We strongly recommend you to check out the latest travel alerts, various airlines baggage policies and travel safety tips.

*Kindly note that we take the utmost care in providing you with correct information at all times. However, the passport and visa regulations are subject to change and we strongly urge you to check the requirements directly with the US passport office and, or the Canadian Passport Office before traveling.

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When to visit Jackson

Planning your Visit:

The best time to go to Jackson is during the peak season of summer when weather is most pleasant for outdoor hikes through the Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. However, even though the winter wonderland of Wyoming attracts lots of winter sport enthusiasts, it is still the best time to find bargain deals at hotels and flights.

Jackson Weather

Average Annual Temperature: 44.6 Degree

Average Max Temperature: 57.5 Degree

Average Min. Temperature: 31.7 Degree

December - February: 21.9 Degrees

March - May: 43.4 Degrees

June - August: 67.8 Degrees

September – November: 45.4 Degrees

Average Rainfall (inches/year): 13 inches.

Currency and Language:

Language

The main language spoken in Jackson is English.

Other languages:

* Spanish (10.7%)

* Indo-European Languages (1.5%)

* Asian or Pacific Island Languages (0.2%)