Fall in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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  • Jackson Hole

  • Wyoming

  • Active Travel

  • Adventure Travel

  • Outdoors

  • Nightlife

  • Entertainment

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Curator’s statement

You can't help but "fall" in love with Jackson Hole, Wyoming, during the autumn season. Summer tourists have departed. Crisp mountain air coupled with the tranquil ambiance makes it the perfect time to explore the iconic Grand Teton National Park, embark on scenic hikes, and witness the awe-inspiring wildlife migrations. Fall harvest festivals and local events offer a delightful taste of the region's rich culture and culinary delights, making Jackson Hole an irresistible fall destination.

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Where to stay in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole

All the style and service you’d expect, plus knockout Rocky Mountain views.

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Amangani

A private resort near Jackson Hole with contemporary rustic architecture, with the option to discover outdoor adventure, and the extraordinary natural beauty of Wyoming.

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  • $100 food / beverage credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

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Hotel Jackson

Luxury boutique hotel in the delightful mountain town of Jackson Hole, just minutes from Jackson Town Square and the slopes.

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  • $100 food / beverage credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

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Things to do in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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National Elk Refuge – Walk the 6 miles of paved, level trails while keeping a sharp eye out for wildlife at the national elk refuge. If you’re feeling more adventurous, rent bikes and take the 40-mile roundtrip ride to Jenny Lake.

National Wildlife Art Museum – In a beautiful building overlooking the Elk Refuge, experience curated collections of art reflecting the wildlife found in the region, including life-size sculptures of giants like grizzly bears, elk and bison.

Stargazing Tour – Book a private or small group tour with an astronomy educator to discover the wonder of the night sky. If you are lucky, you might catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights that occasionally dance in the Wyoming sky.

Gondola & Arial Tram – Ascend 2,700 feet up the Tetons to Piste – a restaurant and bar experience like no other. Play lawn-style games, connect with friends and family or just take in the magnificent view.

Jackson Playhouse – Book a table for their interactive dinner theater. The food and drinks are good, but the up-close interaction with the actors is enough to win over adults and kids alike.

Spa Day at Four Seasons – Enjoy some well-deserved downtime at the sumptuous spa at Four Seasons Jackson Hole.

Art Walk in Town Square – visit art galleries to find Western-theme curated art, with many pieces created by local artists.

Horseback Riding – Saddle up for a one or two-hour guided ride amidst the shimmering fall foliage at the foot of the Teton Mountains.

Hot Air Balloon – Take to the skies alongside the majestic Teton Mountains in an expertly piloted hot air balloon. Celebrate your adventure with a champagne toast at landing.

Yellowstone National Park Tour – Enjoy a tour of our first national park with an expert guide. On your way to see Old Faithful and the other geysers and geothermal features throughout the park, keep your eyes open for wildlife roaming freely — maybe even down the middle of the road!

Places to eat & drink in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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Local – Delicious drinks, high-quality local menu items and plenty of red meat and wild game. Make reservations for lunch or dinner.

Genevieve’s – Start your day with brunch in an old log cabin, comfort favorites with a twist. Try their Pig Candy and house-made granola. Order both online to satisfy your cravings once back home.

Cowboy Coffee – The wild west isn’t completely uncivilized. With two locations in Jackson, the focus is on quality with great coffee drinks, smoothies and snacks.

Nora’s Fish Creek Inn – Routine winner of “Best Breakfast in Jackson Hole” and a James Beard award in 2012, this local favorite is worth the short drive to nearby Wilson.

Merry Piglets – Friendly staff and Tex-Mex favorites like fajitas, nachos and of course, margaritas.

Bubba’s BBQ – A great breakfast and BBQ joint walking distance to the town square. Get the chicken-fried steak – you won’t be disappointed.

Snake River Brewing – An award-winning small craft brewery that offers great pub-style food with a Wyoming flare. The scratch-made pretzels are a favorite.

Soluna Café – Vegans rejoice at your newest option in the heart of cowboy country.

Pinky G's Pizza – Fans of Guy Fieri might recognize this local pie shop from their 2014 appearance on the Food Network show, Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives. Eat there or take it to go as you drive through Grand Teton National Park.

Need to Know

Looking for more Wyoming travel tips? Check out Madison Sullivan's guide, A Summer in Jackson Hole.

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