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New Years in Jackson Hole

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A new year is a chance for a fresh start and travelers who are looking to infuse fun and adventure into it all as well will find a trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming is just the ticket. This beautiful and inviting vacation destination is delightful year-round but over New Year’s, there are opportunities to include vibrant fun and entertainment into the lineup too. When your travel plans bring you this way at the beginning of January, the following are some activities for New Years in Jackson Hole you’ll want to be sure top your must-try list alongside family and friends.

Check Out the Teton Village New Year’s Eve Parade and Fireworks

On a typical year, those who travel to Jackson Hole for New Year’s will find themselves right on time to make the most of the annual Teton Village New Year’s Eve parade and fireworks experience. This family-friendly fun event is one that’s highly anticipated by locals and visitors alike who can’t wait to include a colorful display and plenty of fun into the New Year’s mix! The entertainment kicks off with a Glow Worm Parade for the little ones around 5:30 pm that’s paired with a torchlight parade hosted by the adults. The kids’ parade ends at the base of the Sweetwater Gondola and participants are encouraged to don their ski best for this experience that doesn’t require any admission costs or sign up ahead of time to enjoy. After the glow worm parade and torchlight parade are complete, attendees will be treated to a fantastic fireworks display overhead to ring in the new year in style. If you’re hoping to expand your fireworks this year, it’s good to note that Snow King Mountain also hosts New Year’s Eve fireworks that begin around 7:30 pm.

Pair New Year’s Fun and Flavor in Good Company

Jackson Hole is a vacation destination that’s known and loved for its incredibly flavorful stops to enjoy no matter when you arrive in town. Those who are here over New Year’s will love the options available to pair flavor and fun to ring in midnight right. Begin your mouthwatering adventures over at the Mangy Moose where a New Year’s Eve party is typically on the agenda much to the delight of visitors. You can spend an evening listening to live music, dancing, or dining in style before watching fireworks from the eatery’s ideally located deck. The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar is another inviting destination in town where you can often find a New Year’s Eve party on the calendar. There are great musical guests on the lineup at Million Dollar Cowboy Bar each New Year’s Eve but it’s often a first come first served seating and dining situation so you’ll want to be sure to show up early. A fine dining experience is yours for the enjoying over at The Snake River Grill as well. There’s always a special New Year’s Eve menu to savor when you have a reservation in place for what is sure to be an exceptionally flavorful and fun evening in good company.

Spend Your New Year in the Great Outdoors

A trip to Jackson Hole over New Year’s means you always have options to begin your January 1 immersed in the beauty of the great outdoors. When you’re here this time of year, make sure to make time to grab a pair of snowshoes and head out to the snow-covered trails for a day of guided fun that’s hard to top. There are guided snowshoe experiences offered through nearby Grand Teton National Park as well as Yellowstone National Park when you’re looking to immerse yourself in truly dynamic terrain with a side of wildlife watching included. If you prefer to do your sightseeing on cross-country skis, the trails that wind their way through and around Jackson Hole are truly one-of-a-kind. There are several groomed Nordic tracks throughout Grand Teton National Park but if you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path routes that you might otherwise overlook, outfitters like Eco Tour Adventures are happy to help you organize a customized tour.

Visit the National Museum of Wildlife Art

New Year’s travelers heading to Jackson Hole who are looking to warm up and enjoy some creative and inspired moments will find it at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in town. This welcoming locale is a great place to browse a collection of wildlife art that’s exceptionally inspiring featuring works that depict local wildlife as well as species hailing from around the globe. In addition to this museum, Jackson Hole is home to more than 25 galleries so visitors will find they can start their new year off on the right foot when art is what motivates you for a wonderful year ahead.

Book Your Getaway in Style Today

Whether you’re in town for New Year’s or heading to Jackson Hole another time of year, having accommodations in place that exude style, luxury, and comfort is a must. Reach out to Abode Jackson Hole today to learn more about our inviting and luxurious vacation rental options available that will keep you close to the fun and living in style every day you’re here for Jackson Hole New Years and beyond!

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