You work hard year-round and when it’s time to unwind and focus on the fun for a while instead, there’s no better place to do exactly that than Jackson Hole, Wyoming! As scenic and inviting as it is exciting, this vacation destination is one that has a way of bringing travelers back year after year in pursuit of even more in the way of adventures. For those who are looking to make it an active summer getaway this year, Jackson Hole is packed with possibilities. The following are just a few of many to consider adding to your itinerary when you’re excited to make the most of every outdoor moment available.
Rent Summer Recreation Gear Through Snow King Mountain
In the wintertime, Snow King Mountain is a top visitor destination for making the most of time on the slopes enjoying everything from skiing and snowboarding to tubing alike. In the summertime, the mountain transitions to a space of possibility when it comes to biking, cruising, trekking or even getting out on the water in style! At Snow King Mountain, summer travelers can easily rent the gear they’ll need to make the most of the outdoor fun including bikes of all types and paddleboards too. The on-site staff is extremely helpful when it comes to picking and choosing the equipment you’ll need to make the most of the experience and rental rates are refreshingly reasonable as well. E-bikes start at $81 online and $95 for in-person rentals while mountain bikes range from $72 to $85 depending on how and what you rent. Kids’ bikes come in all shapes and sizes while road bikes are available too. Snow King Mountain also rents out bike trailers and car bike racks in the summer so you can get to your prime outdoor destinations with ease. Those who are excited to get out on the water and paddle their way through a summer stay can find everything they need here as well. Stand Up Paddleboards can be rented for $55 online and $65 in person while youth kayaks are also an option at $26 online and $30 in person.
Try the Jackson Hole Bike Park While You’re in Town
Whether you’re new to biking or an expert on a mountain bike, time at the Jackson Hole Bike Park this summer is sure to thrill! Open from June 10th through September 10th in 2023, the Jackson Hole Bike Park is a one-stop resource for adventure and adrenaline-pumping fun. It’s open daily from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm and bike rentals are readily available on-site. There are trail options for beginnings and advanced riders alike, with more challenging routes including everything from rails to jumps. Whether you’re looking for a route that’s smooth and tranquil or you’re excited to put your skills to the test on a track complete with tight corners and tabletops, you’ll find what you’re looking for upon arrival. This bike park also provides easy access to the Teewinot Chairlift and the Sweetwater Gondola so you can pair your adventures with stunning views too. Bike Park tickets start at $42 a person and half-day rental options begin around $95 a person.
Enjoy the Aerial Ropes Course
For those who can’t wait to make the most of a new perspective in Jackson Hole, time at the Aerial Ropes Course is a must. Open from June 10th through September 4th in 2023, the Aerial Ropes course is open daily from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm with the last harness hooked up at 3:55 pm. Pricing begins at around $45 a person and a visit here includes access to a variety of ropes challenges, some of which are suspended more than 25 feet off the ground! Engaging features on-site include cargo nets and wobbly bridges to traverse as well as balance beams to cross. You don’t need experience to make the most of the fun, just a willingness to try something new and exciting. This park is designed for kids and adults alike and tickets can be picked up prior to arrival at the Mountain Sports School sales desk in the Bridger Center. A ticket provides access to an hour of fun on the Aerial Ropes Course. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself excited to return before the adventure has even come to a close!
Book Your Stay in Jackson Hole Today
Finding time to enjoy the very best that Jackson Hole has to offer in the way of getaway fun and opportunities is always worth a traveler’s while. At Abode Jackson Hole, we believe you deserve amazing accommodations to top off the experience in style. Reach out to our team today to learn more about our incredible property options available to enjoy your summer in Jackson Hole and how we can help you make the most of every moment. We can’t wait to see you in scenic Wyoming soon!
As the weather warms up, Jackson Hole becomes the heart of summertime events. We narrowed down our top favorite events to get your summer vacation started.
Saturday 12: New this summer at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, the Sweetwater Gondola will open in addition to Teewinot Chairlift to expand the JH Bike Park with three new trails and over 1,000 vertical feet of advanced and expert terrain in addition to the classic Bike Park terrain off Teewinot.
Sunday 20: Father’s Day 2021 in Teton Village! Jackson Hole Mountain Resort will give to Dad a complimentary Gondola sightseeing ticket with accompanying child purchase, a complimentary bike park lift ticket with accompanying child purchase, a 10% additional off on sale items at JH Sports and Hoback Sports, a 20% off Bike Rentals at JH Sports!
Friday 25 – Sunday 27: The Art & Antique Show with award winning artists, and nationally acclaimed antique dealers is going yo take place in the beautiful, premier resort area of Teton Village. MC Presents shows are a unique blend of fine art, and one of a kind antiques, providing something for everyone.
Saturday 26 – Sunday 27: Join the Teton Mountain Runs! Race through the high alpine world-class trail in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, steep gradual climbs full of wild flowers and gorgeous mountain views. The 50K & 15K courses are going to take place on Sunday June 27 and the 30K on Saturday June 26.
JACKSON HOLE JULY EVENTS
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays: Come enjoy elevated yoga on the Deck at the top of the Bridger Gondola! Get your sun salutations at 9095′. Sponsored by Teton Village Sports, Lole, and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
Sunday 4: The Teton Village Association and Jackson Hole Mountain resort are pleased to announce that there will be two fireworks shows on the Fourth of July. The two locations are Teton Village and the Stilson transit center. There will also be fireworks at Snow King Mountain Resort. All three fireworks shows will start at 10pm and we request that guests watch the fireworks from the safety of their vehicles, yard or windows.
Friday 9 – Sunday 11: MC Presents has been hosting premiere art and antique shows in Teton Village, The Art & Antique Show provides something for everyone.
Enjoy these Jackson Hole july events that you can look back to after your unforgettable vacation!
Saturday 7: Rendezvous Mountain Hillclimb, the most demanding hill climb running event in the West! This non-profit annual race is run in honor of longtime JHMR Aerial Tram mechanic Chris Onufer (Captain “X”), who on March 7th, 2012 tragically passed away in an avalanche. And to keep the spirit of running alive for future generations, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort donates 100% of the proceeds to the trails division of Friends of Pathways, all in the name of Chris Onufer.
Friday 20 – Sunday 22: Come shop at the last Art & Antique Show show of the year, then enjoy lunch, dinner, or drinks at one of the many restaurants in Teton Village.
Rodeos has been a part of Jackson Hole’s cowboy culture since the first settlers arrived over 100 years ago. Your Jackson Hole vacation would not be complete without experiencing the legendary Jackson Hole Rodeo. Rodeos are Wednesdays and Saturdays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day excluding fair week (July 25-31), with additional rodeos every Friday in July and August. See you at the Rodeo Arena!
Don’t forget to support the Local Food Movement! Every Friday morning from 9am to 1:00pm, The Teton Valley Farmers Market connects local farmers, food purveyors, and artisans with the Teton community. Bring your bag!
From July 2 through August 21 enjoy the Grand Teton Music Festival’s 2021 season. The Festival’s 60th will be held under the leadership of Music Director Sir Donald Runnicles. The world-class talents of the Festival Orchestra musicians are featured in a weekly chamber music series at Walk Festival Hall. Select performances will be streamed online.
WHERE TO STAY THIS SUMMER