Jackson Hole, Wyoming is a scenic and inviting vacation destination to visit all year long. No matter what it is that inspires you, you’ll find something to delight here. If you’re lucky enough to be heading this way over Valentine’s Day, there’s even more to enjoy! The following are just a few of the many incredible activities and events that are sure to elevate your Valentine’s Day stay in romance and style.
Book a Sleigh Ride Through the National Elk Refuge
Couples who are looking for something one-of-a-kind to add to their Valentine’s Day in Jackson Hole won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to enjoy a scenic sleigh ride through the National Elk Refuge while they’re in town. These horse-drawn sleigh rides will have you cozied up under a warm blanket and savoring stunning landscapes as you fly along the snow through the refuge. Your guide will point out amazing creatures and landmarks along the way as well. If you look closely, there’s a good chance that beyond elk, you’ll also be able to spot coyotes, trumpeter swans, and even bald eagles during this outing for two.
Consider Hitting the Snowy Trails in Style
If you happen to be a couple that connects best in the great outdoors, your Valentine’s Day trip to Jackson Hole should certainly include some time well-spent snowshoeing on the trails. The beauty of a trip to Jackson Hole any time of year is that you’ll find yourself within easy reach of stunning destinations like Grand Teton National Park. That means you also have access to world class snowshoe trails through the park over Valentine’s Day! You can make a reservation for a guided experience if you choose which is a great option when you’re wanting to include some wildlife watching into the experience. Even if you head out solo, it’s bound to be a scenic and romantic experience you won’t soon forget.
Enjoy a Gorgeous Gondola Ride
If a new perspective is what you’re craving this Valentine’s Day, don’t miss out on a scenic gondola ride at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. You and the one you love most can ride up and enjoy staggering views over the mountain tops that are sure to inspire. Of course, if you’re a couple that loves to ski, there’s no better way to spend Valentine’s Day than on the slopes. Grab your skis or snowboard and make the most of downhill fun and don’t forget to maximize your time indulging in the fantastic après ski scene at the resort as well this holiday.
Try Ice Skating at Town Square
All year long, Town Square in Jackson Hole is a charming and picture-perfect place to spend time strolling hand-in-hand, checking out delicious eateries or browsing boutique shops. There are also opportunities to grab a picture in front of one of the four elk antler arches that are designed using the antlers elk shed at the nearby National Elk Refuge. Over Valentine’s Day, you’ll be right on time to make the most of ice skating fun at the rink that’s set up in this area too for the winter. It’s a romantic locale complete with twinkling lights at night and even music to set the scene! It’s $15 to rent skates and you can enjoy time on the ice from 4:30 pm until 9:00 pm Monday through Friday with adjusted hours from noon until 9:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Infuse Delicious Moments into Your Stay
It’s hard to imagine a Valentine’s Day getaway anywhere on the map without a well-deserved romantic dinner included. When you happen to find yourself in Jackson Hole this time of year, don’t miss out on a delicious dish or two enjoyed at The Bistro. This romantic eatery is a great place to pair mouthwatering entrees with world-class wine pairings and there’s plenty of friendly service to match. The dining room is gorgeous and a great place to enjoy everything from oysters and scallops to strip steak or lamb shank. Yet another great option for a fine dining experience in Jackson Hole over Valentine’s Day is a dinner at The Blue Lion. Found at 160 N. Milward Street, The Blue Lion is an elegant eatery where you can order everything from pan-seared duck breast and garlic pepper pork loin to New Zealand rack of lamb or beef tenderloin. They also have king salmon on the menu as well as seafood scampi. Don’t miss out on their fantastic wine list with options hailing from across the globe.
Book Your Stay in Jackson Hole Today
Finding time to enjoy a getaway to Jackson Hole is always the right choice and when you know you’re going to want incredible accommodations to top your getaway off in style, the team at Abode Jackson Hole is here to help. Reach out today to learn more about our incredible vacation rental options available across Jackson Hole including our properties that will elevate your Valentine’s experience from start to finish. We can’t wait to see you in Jackson Hole soon!