Destination guide

The natural setting of Jackson Hole is ready to explore

The mountains, wildlife and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Jackson Hole. Travelers to this scenic city praise the skiing, hiking and bars. Local cultural sights include Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum and National Museum of Wildlife Art. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Jackson Hole

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like skiing and hiking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Jackson Hole has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Snow King Resort (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Grand Targhee Resort (23.4 mi / 37.6 km)
  • Amaze'n Maze in Jackson Hole (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Alpine Slide of Jackson Hole (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Teton Ice Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, February, April or December, when snowfall averages 25.75 inches and temperatures average 7°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Jackson Hole

Travelers enjoy Jackson Hole for its wildlife and riverfront. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jackson Hole is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Elk Refuge (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Phil Baux Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Teton Pass (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Laurance Rockfeller Preserve (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Snake River Canyon (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Sheep Mountain (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)

Transportation to and around Jackson Hole

The nearest airport is in Jackson Hole, WY (JAC), located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Jackson Hole?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,358 holiday lettings near Jackson Hole. From 438 Houses to 132 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jackson Hole is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Jackson Hole?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jackson Hole. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Alta: 231 holiday homes
  • Star Valley Ranch: 37 holiday homes
  • Victor: 407 holiday homes
  • Dubois: 45 holiday homes
  • Island Park: 692 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Jackson Hole! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Jackson Hole?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Jackson Hole with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Alta: 231 holiday lettings
  • Star Valley Ranch: 37 holiday lettings
  • Victor: 407 holiday lettings
  • Dubois: 45 holiday lettings
  • Island Park: 692 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Jackson Hole?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Jackson Hole. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Granite Hot Springs: 211 holiday rentals
  • Jenny Lake: 872 holiday rentals
  • Cascade Canyon: 966 holiday rentals
  • Jackson Hole Mountain Resort: 1,241 holiday rentals
  • The Links Golf Course: 381 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jackson Hole listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.