Jackson Hole and Northwest Wyoming: Places to Explore

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  • Alta

    Alta is the site of the Grand Targhee Ski and Summer Resort, famed for its deep powder and family atmosphere. The slopes never feel crowded, but to experience complete solitude, try a day of...

  • Atlantic City

    A near ghost town amid the real ghost towns of Miner’s Delight and South Pass City, this bygone gold rush–era settlement still has a few residents, a couple of tourist-oriented businesses,...

  • Dubois

    The mountains around Dubois attracted explorers as early as 1811, when members of the Wilson Price Hunt party crossed through the region en route to Fort Astoria in Oregon. These high peaks still...

  • Jackson

    Most visitors to northwest Wyoming come to Jackson, which remains a small but booming Western town that’s "howdy" in the daytime and hopping in the evening. For active types, it’s a good place...

  • Lander

    At the southwestern edge of the Wind River Indian Reservation and in the heart of country held dear by Chief Washakie (circa 1804–1900), one of the greatest chiefs of the Shoshone tribe, and his...

  • Pinedale

    A southern gateway to Jackson Hole, Pinedale has much to offer on its own, for the spirit of the mountain man lives on here. Fur trappers found the icy streams of the Green River watershed to be...

  • Teton Village and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

    Teton Village resounds with the clomping of ski boots in winter and the sounds of violins, horns, and other instruments at the Grand Teton Music Festival in summer. The village mostly consists of...

  • Wilson

    If you want to avoid the hustle and bustle of Jackson, Wilson makes a good alternative base for exploring Grand Teton National Park or skiing at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. This small town takes...

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