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Alpenhof Bistro – Cozy mountain dining in a traditional alpine setting, complete with authentic Swiss cuisine. 307.733.3242

Mangy Moose - Jackson’s favorite après ski bar offers food, beverages, and live music. A must after a long day hiking or skiing. 307.733.4913

Nora’s Fish Creek Inn – Popular breakfast spot located in Wilson. Expect all your favorites in large portions and with reasonable prices. 307.733.8288

Old Yellowstone Garage - A Jackson Hole institution since it arrived in 2000, Old Yellowstone Garage continues to serve Italian food with a modern twist from its new Caldera House location. 307.201.5350

Pearl Street Bagels in Wilson - Our favorite spot for a coffee and bagel. Sit outside by Fish Creek! Next to Nora's. 307.739.3012


Persephone West Bank – French bakery and café. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Outdoor seating 
available. 307.201.1944

Piste Mountain Bistro – Casual comfort food at the top of Bridger Gondola at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. 307.732.3177

Spur – New American fare served in fun and trendy atmosphere located at Teton Mountain Lodge. Outdoor seating available. Try the Spur nachos and the blood orange margarita! 307.732.6932 

Streetfood at the Stagecoach - Globally influenced street food in a relaxed, family-friendly environment. Outdoor seating available. 307.200.6633

The Handle Bar – American pub and beer hall with creative cocktails and burgers, as well as seasonal salads and unique sloshie flavors. 307.732.5000

Westbank Grill, Four Seasons Hotel – Mountain steakhouse with farm-fresh favorites from regional sources at the Four Seasons Hotel. 307.732.5000



Big Hole BBQ – Voted Jackson’s No. 1 barbecue restaurant. 307.264.1996

Café Genevieve – Comfort food and the best brunch in town! Set in a historic log cabin in downtown Jackson, this restaurant serves home cooked classics, offers breakfast till 3 p.m. and hosts Jackson’s earliest happy hour, which begins at 3 p.m. 307.732.1910 

Cowboy Coffee – Local coffee roaster and café on Town Square serving breakfast and lunch. 307.733.7392

Creekside Market and Deli - Sandwiches for National Park picnics. 307.733.7926

Hatch Taqueria & Tequilas – Unique twists on modern Mexican cuisine with a lively contemporary atmosphere. Outdoor seating available. 307.203.2780

Hayden’s Post – Inspired campfire cuisine located at Snow King Resort. 307.734.3187

Merry Piglets – Fresh Tex-Mex food featuring homemade salsa, creamy queso dip and a new selection of street tacos. 307.733.2966

Million Dollar Cowboy Bar - A Wyoming landmark and must see for its western swing dancing, live entertainment and unique western decor. 307.733.2207

Moos - The best ice cream in JH! The huckleberry is a local favorite. Grab a scoop and take a walk around the square! 

Persephone - Local hotspot. Delicious bakery and cafe, open for breakfast and lunch. Outdoor seating available. 307.200.6708

Picnic – Persephone’s west Jackson sister store. Serving artisanal breads, pastries, coffee and light fare. Outdoor seating available. 307.264.2956

Pizzeria Caldera – Stone-hearth oven pizzeria, serving the finest Napoletana-style pizzas. 307.201.1472

The Bird – Excellent Burgers, Beer, and great service! Just a short drive south of town.  307.732.2473

Rendezvous Bistro – Casual fun, delicious French-American bistro and raw bar.  Reservations recommended (Dinner only). 307.739.1100  

Sidewinders American Grill and Tavern – All-American sports bar and grill with 40 televisions. 307.734.5766

Silver Dollar Bar & Grill – Sophisticated mountain cuisine inside the historic Wort Hotel. 307.732.3939

Snake River Brewery “The Brew Pub” – Classic neighborhood brewpub with award-winning beer and family-friendly yard games on the lawn. 307.733.BEER

Snake River Grill – Fine dining. Local specialties include fresh fish and game. Extensive wine list. Advance Reservations Required (Dinner only). 307.733.0557

The Blue Lion – Fine dining situated in a historic home in Jackson. Famous for their roasted rack of lamb. Outdoor seating available. (Dinner only) 307.733.3912

The Bunnery Bakery & Restaurant – Breakfast, lunch and bakery famous for O.S.M. (oat, sunflower seed and millet) products. Outdoor seating available. 307.733.5474


Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery

170 N. Cache St. 

Mountain Trails Gallery

155 N. Center St. 

National Museum of Wildlife Art

2820 Rungius Rd 





Altitude – Women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories

Jackson Hole Pendleton – Full line of Pendleton products including clothing, home products and more

Terra – Classic, trendy clothing collections with seasonal freshness

Wyoming Outfitters – Boutique for the western and outdoor lifestyle 


Boyer’s Indian Arts & Crafts – Hand-selected Indian jewelry, rugs, pottery and more

Crazy Horse Inc. – Authentic Indian jewelry, arts and crafts 

Tayloe Piggott Gallery – Modern and contemporary art and jewelry


Jackson Hole Buffalo Meat Company – High quality free-range buffalo meat products

Jackson Hole Marketplace – Specializing in goods made in Jackson Hole and surrounding areas

MADE – All handmade gifts, jewelry and accessories, with a vintage twist

Valley Book Store – Books, magazines and vinyl records

Lily and Co. – Flowers, arrangements and gifts


Yippy I-O Candy – Candy store specializing in fudge, saltwater taffy and ice cream



Belle Cose – Home décor, kitchenware and entertainment pieces

New West Knife Works – Specialty, handcrafted knives

Twenty Two Home – Home furnishing and design center

Must Do



Jackson Drinks and live music at the Wort Hotel located at 50 Glenwood Street, Jackson, WY 83001
A historic Hole hotel built in 1941 located in Downtown Jackson. This spot is very popular with locals and visitors alike. A great time offering dancing and live local music. 

Explore the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Good dining, shops, mountain views, hikes, frisbee golf, and more. Stop for a drink at the famous Mangy Moose bar! Also, take a tram to the top of Rendezvous Mountain for great aerial views of the JH Valley (bring a jacket, it gets windy.


There is also a well-known waffle hut at the top if you get hungry). Tram rides are about ~$40 per person and take ~9 minutes to get to the top. Save money by purchasing tickets in advance online. 

Grand Teton National Park is just to the north of Teton Village on the Moose Wilson road. There is an entrance fee to get in to the park. Once there you can drive to various points to see the sites or if you want to hike here is a link to day-hikes in Grand Teton Park. 

The park visitor center in Moose is very nice and it is a good starting off point for exploring the park. 

Yellowstone National Park is just to the north of Grand Teton National Park. This is a full day excursion from the town of Jackson, so please plan accordingly. There is an entrance fee to get into the parks, so we suggest getting an Annual National Park pass. Once there you can drive to various points to see the sites. Don’t miss Grand Prismatic Geyser or Old Faithful! This is also an excellent opportunity to see animals. Be sure to book lodging or camping reservations early! Before you get to the park, download an app like Just Ahead or Gypsy Guide for a customized, GPS-based, humorous tour.


Ride the aerial tram to the top of the mountain for unparalleled views and great hiking. Tandem paragliding flights launch from the summit! This is supposedly the largest vertical drop in the U.S. Call JH Paragliding for reservations at 307.739.2626. Jump on the bungee trampoline; play the 18-hole disc golf course...visit the activity desk located in the clock tower building. 



Barker-Ewing 800.448.4202 This is a great family activity, great for cooling off on a warm day and enjoying the beauty of Wyoming! Choose a whitewater adventure or scenic float. (Don’t be intimidated by whitewater rafting—you don’t have to be experienced to enjoy it! Bring a warm change of clothes for afterwards.)

Note: There will be a float trip with the couple on Thursday, June 9, but all are welcome to enjoy a solo trip.

Solitude Float Trips, 307.733.2871. **Go at 5:30 p.m. for best animal viewing! Floats are 10 miles through Grand Teton National Park.




A kitschy Western tradition since 1957, the shootout takes place every summer evening at 6:00 p.m. - except Sundays... there’s no shootin’ on Sundays, on the town square. 


Where the west is still wild! The fun starts on Wednesday's at 8pm. Tickets can be purchased online or at the fairgrounds. This is a fun event for the whole family!


Phelps Lake and Death Canyon

at the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve

Easy-to-moderate hiking to Phelps Lake overlook or a longer hike into Death Canyon. Starting from the Laurance Rockefeller Preserve visitor center and parking area south from the Moose Visitor’s Center.

Granite Canyon

Moderate-to-difficult depending on length of hike. This goes to the top of the tram (15 miles), but you can go up as little or much as you want.

Surprise & Amphitheater Lakes

Difficult, but “A Teton Classic.” This ten-mile round trip is considered difficult because it climbs about 3,000 vertical feet over five miles. An early start is recommended.

Bradley & Taggart Lakes

Quiet 2.5 Mile hike in GTNP. Another classic Teton hike, this one is generally a bit less busy than Hidden Falls. Leaving the parking lot 2.5 miles north of the Moose Visitor Center the trail soon divides, one to the south and one to the north, and these paths reunite at Taggart Lake.


Leigh, Bearpaw & Trapper Lakes

Easy hike with stunning views of the Tetons! This straightforward, flat hike offers views of the sheer north faces of the main Teton peaks. Leave your car at the String Lake parking lot and head north along a well-marked path.

Jenny Lake and Hidden Falls
Easy hike with a boat ride across the lake. This is a great spot for children and families as the boat ride is fun in and of itself. You can even walk up to the waterfalls at Hidden Falls if you want (it’s still pretty even if you don’t, though!). Boats leave from Jenny Lake to Hidden Falls about every 20 minutes.

Mormon Row Historic District

The famous Moulton Barn is a show-stopping photo of the famous old barn and the Tetons in the background.

Schwabacher Landing 

Excellent place to see the sunrise and the reflection of the Tetons



For biking enthusiasts, the bike trails are right by Teton Village. Bike rentals in the village are available at many stores including JH Sports and Teton Village Sports. Bike trails go from the Village all the way to Wilson and on over to Jackson for the truly ambitious. The bike path in Grand Teton National Park is very nice, except for the stretch on the Moose-Wilson Road where you are biking with the cars. 

If you want to bike in the park, it is best to rent your bike up in Moose. Bike rentals are available at Dornan’s, and from there you can bike all the way up to Jenny Lake.

Pathways maps are available at local hotels and sporting goods stores, or online.



West Bank Anglers – 307.733.6483 Located on the West Bank. 

WorldCast Anglers – 307.733.6934 Located in the ORVIS store in Jackson 



Teton Pines – 307.733.1733 – This course is open to public play after noon every day. 



Teton Village Trail Rides – 307.733.2674 – Just at the entrance to Teton Village. Trail rides go in the park. 

Heart Six Ranch – 307-543-2477

On rides here, you'll see the majestic Tetons from horseback. It's back past Moran Junction, closer to Yellowstone. Website:

Mill Iron Ranch – 307.733.6390 – This is south of the town of Jackson. A little bit of a drive but highly recommended by locals for trail rides in to the national forest. 

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