Jackson Hole



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Jackson Hole
There is an exceptional variety of retailers in downtown Jackson Hole line the main road (Broadway) and surrounding side streets. All the usual necessities, ski- and outdoor gear, T-shirts and a large selection of Western gear. Memorabilia, Native American handicrafts and hand-made jewellery. During the daytime besides downhill skiing, there's snow-shoeing, snow-mobiling, cross-country skiing, ice-skating, heli-skiing, paragliding and ballooning; snow-tubing at Snow King mountain; sleigh rides through an elk refuge; wildlife expeditions; dog-sledge adventures; and dinner sleigh rides. There are also art galleries for the art lovers amongst us. In the summer popular activities include hiking, world-class fly-fishing, white-water rafting, scenic river trips, mountain biking, climbing and summer tobogganing; rodeos; horse riding; two 18-hole golf courses. Grand Teton Music Festival in July. Nightlife here has an informal Western ambience, with saloon bars, line dancing, live music, a couple of cinemas and night skiing. There is a plethora of cheap and cheerful diners to fine dining. There is a good selection of traditional Western fare in generous portions, a choice of Mexican and oriental or ubiquitous pizza and hamburger chains.