Its days as a frontier town may be long gone, but Jackson, Wyoming is still the place to go to explore the great American wilderness. See the sun rise over rolling hills and mountains. Explore immense national parks for the chance to see native animals. Or while away an afternoon in the boutiques, museums and galleries of Jackson town, before returning to your luxury boutique hotel.
The gateway to epic landscapes, captivating culture and unforgettable adventures.
Things to do
With two of the USA’s finest national parks – Grand Teton and Yellowstone – on its doorstep, Jackson makes the perfect base for getting out in the fresh air. Trek through awe-inspiring landscapes of pristine forests, lakes and snow-capped mountains. Or book a guided tour for the chance to spot local wildlife – if you’re lucky, you may even see bears and eagles.
Jackson is a hotspot for outdoor sports and activities. Head for the mountain heights and strap on your skis, take to the water on a white water rafting trip, or explore the countryside on horseback. For something a little more relaxed, tour the lakes and rivers by canoe, or spend a peaceful afternoon fishing.
Besides the astounding natural beauty surrounding the town, Jackson offers a variety of cultural attractions. Delve into the impressive collection of art, photography and sculpture at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Or catch a play or concert at the Center for the Arts, which attracts many big name performers.
Immerse yourself in the natural environment. Visit the Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, home to tranquil walks and a unique gallery of poetry, art and interactive exhibits.
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