Jackson Hole Tourism

Jackson is a quaint town in the Jackson Valley of Teton County, Wyoming, USA. Referred to as Jackson Hole erroneously most of the time, Jackson is the largest town in the Teton County. Famous for the elk antler arches that decorate the whole town, Jackson attracts plenty of curious visitors every year who wish to get a feel of the town's atmosphere. Bounded by the Grand Teton National Park and dense forests on all its sides, Jackson is a hidden gem of a place in Wyoming that is yet to be explored to its fullest.

Adorned by beautiful mountain ranges that get covered in snow during the winters, the town of Jackson offers plenty of snow adventure activities. If you are a lover of snow and adventure activities, then Jackson would come in as a paradise for you. From skiing to paragliding to snowshoeing to hiking to mountaineering, you have plenty of activities in Jackson that will keep you occupied.

Hike along the trails of the Grand Teton National Park and when your legs are sore, take a relaxing bath at the Granite Hot Springs that offers a divine soothing experience. Get friendly with the elks at the National Elk Refuge and get on the sleigh rides inside the faculty. Want to experience the exuberance of the broadway plays right in the middle of the town? Head to the Jackson Hole Playhouse.

Set at a high altitude location, the town experiences drastic day and night temperature fluctuations. And depending on your reason for visit, you can visit the town any time of the year. But the best time to visit Jackson is during the months of April, May, September, and October. 

Essential travel information and Jackson Hole tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST). UTC/GMT -7 hours.
  • Currency: Currency used in Jackson is US Dollars (USD).
  • Electricity: The standard electrical voltage in Jackson is 120 Volts and 60 Hertz alternating current. The power sockets used are of type A and B. Check your electrical devices for their voltage consumption and use adapters if necessary.
  • Internet: Almost all the hotels in Jackson provide free Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Languages: American English is the most widely spoken language in Jackson. Apart from English, Spanish and French are some of the other languages spoken in Jackson.
  • Security: General Emergency: 911, Medical Emergency: (307) 733-8002, Police Department: (307) 733-5148, Fire Department: (307) 733-4732.
  • Tipping: Tipping is expected in Jackson. It is advisable to tip around 15-20% of the bill.
  • Customs: Be on time, because the Americans are very serious about punctuality. And be wary of your surroundings. Cleanliness and hygiene are much expected.
  • Be sure to take your hiking shoes and other accessories that would come in handy while indulging in sports activities. 

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Jackson Hole

  • Know the pollution level of Jackson Hole before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Jackson Hole for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Jackson Hole.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety Index 93.38 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 21.82 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Jackson Hole

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.75 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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