Exciting Things To Do In Yellowstone and Jackson Hole
There are so many fun things to do in Yellowstone and the Jackson Hole area. From horseback riding and fishing to paragliding and rides in hot air balloons, Jackson Hole & Yellowstone Vacations has you covered. Browse through our list of things to do in Yellowstone and the Jackson Hole area to help you choose which package is right for you.
When you feel confident that you have chosen the package that has the best things to do for you, visit our reservations page to start planning your trip today.
Bedroll and Breakfast
This is the perfect thing to do in Yellowstone for you and your whole family. The Bedroll and Breakfast is an overnight adventure beginning in Grand Teton National Park and ending in Yellowstone. You will enjoy horseback riding, wildlife sighting and a real taste of the west. At night you’ll sleep in a comfortable walled tent on mattresses. The following packages include a Bedroll and Breakfast adventure:
The Jackson Hole and Yellowstone area offers unique and exciting wildlife. On a wildlife safari a professional guide will lead you through an educational and entertaining experience as you explore the natural history, geology and ecology of one of the most beautiful places on Earth. The following packages include a wildlife safari:
Whitewater Rafting and Scenic Floats
The Snake River, which runs right through Jackson Hole, offers rafting from the most extreme to scenic floats. If you want to get your heart racing, the Snake River offers all classes of rapids. If you’re looking to enjoy a relaxing float the Snake offers this as well. The following packages include a rafting trip down the Snake River:
The Jackson Hole Yellowstone area offers not only great views but also excellent fishing. With a variety of trout ranging from cutthroat to rainbow, you’ll want to be on the rivers all day long. Fishing trips and guided tours are available in the following packages:
Yellowstone and the Jackson Hole area offer scenic views and exciting wildlife which are best seen in a saddle. A horseback ride or horseback adventure is a must when visiting the area. The following packages offer exciting horseback excursions:
Hiking and Mountaineering
Jackson Hole offers some of the most spectacular mountains in the world. Located at the foot of the Teton mountain range and literally surrounded by mountains, Jackson Hole offers hiking and mountaineering opportunities for all ability levels. The following packages offer hiking and mountaineering:
The mountainous area around Yellowstone and Jackson Hole make mountain biking an exciting thing to do while you’re here. Enjoy terrain for any ability level. Mountain bike rentals or guided mountain bike tours are available in the following packages:
Kayaking and Canoeing
For the true adrenaline junkies, or those seeking to learn a new and exciting sport; kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding and more are available in one of the areas many bodies of water. Kayaking has long been a favorite thing to do in Yellowstone and the Jackson Hole area. The following packages offer kayak, canoeing, and paddle boarding lesson and tour.
Paragliding in Jackson Hole is an experience you will never forget. Spectacular views and heart pumping adrenaline await you in this exciting adventure. Rendezvous Mountain offers the perfect launch site. Ride the chairlift on the way up before you sore over the beautiful town of Jackson. The following packages include a paragliding tip:
Hot Air Balloon Excursions
A morning hot air Balloon ride is the perfect way to start off your day. Enjoy the exciting and beautiful views in a new way. Hot air balloon rides include an hour ride and a complimentary champagne celebration after. Seven mountain ranges can be seen from the largest private open space in Jackson Hole. The following packages include a hot air balloon ride:
Skiing and Snowboarding
**Discounted lift tickets available**
The Jackson Hole area offers three excellent ski resorts, Jackson Hole, Snow King Mountain and Grand Targhee. Winter packages can include lift tickets to any of these ski resorts as well as a day trip to Grand Targhee.
*Make sure you rent gear that can handle the snow in Jackson. When you rent gear with us you will be fitted and receive your gear in the comfort of your own lodging.
Each trip with Jackson Hole Iditarod Sled Dog Tours is a scenic, warm ride in a modern sled. Our musher-guides are always alert, willing and eager to point out wildlife along the way: deer, elk, moose, bighorn sheep, bald eagles, and points of interest. You can relive the old days of mushing by running a team yourself. Trips range from half-day to a full-day adventure.
No other method of travel over snow can compare with dog sledding. The only sounds are the shushing of the runners, perhaps the panting of the dogs, and the wind in your face. This trip to the past is one you will never forget.
The Jackson Hole and Yellowstone area offers world class snowmobiling. Pristine snow and gorgeous nature views await riders of every skill level. You can enjoy a ride to Yellowstone’s Old Faithful, a trip to the Granite Hot Springs, south of Jackson Hole, or many other day trips. All of our winter packages can include snowmobile rides:
Winter in this area offers a beautiful encounter with nature and one of the best ways to fully experience this is on a snowshoeing tour. Professional guides will take you on a journey through the mountainous area as you examine different aspects of the winter ecology. Guided snowshoeing tours lasting from a few hours to multiple days are available in all of our winter packages:
This one of a kind activity takes you back to a simpler time as you climb on a horse drawn sleigh. Guided through the National Elk Refuge, you will have the opportunity to see many different wildlife and experience nature in Jackson Hole. The following activities include a horse drown sleigh ride:
Take some time to relax and rejuvenate in a comfortable day spa. Whether you’re coming back from an exciting day of skiing and need a good massage or you want to spend the whole day refreshing your mind, body and soul, a spa treatment is a must while visiting Jackson. The following packages include a treatment at the day spa:
The Jackson Hole Resort aerial tram provides a beautiful ride to the top of the resort. One of Jackson Hole’s most famous things to do, a ride on the tram is a must during your vacation. In the winter you’ll enjoy skiing off the top of the tram, or in the summer take the tram back down and continue to enjoy the beautiful views. The following packages include a ride on the tram:
Million Dollar Cowboy Bar
Located right on the town square in Jackson Hole, this iconic bar provides entertainment for the true cowboys and those that want get a taste of the West. Spend an evening here and you’ll enjoy live entertainment, dancing, drinks and décor that will fascinate you for hours. The following packages include an evening at the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar:
Transportation is important in the Jackson Hole Area, particularly in the winter. We offer all different kinds of transportations services, from the most exclusive to budget. All winter packages include transportation services, if you require transportation for a summer package we are happy to accommodate your need.
Photos courtesy of: Jackson Hole Whitewater, Wyoming Ballooning Company, Don Wackerman Outdoors, The Hole Hiking Experience, Mill Iron Ranch, All World Paragliding, Jackson Hole Rodeo, Door 2 Door Rentals, and Jackson Hole Snowmobile Tours.