Jackson Travel Guide
Welcome to Jackson, WY!
Jackson, a recognized cultural venue and the gateway to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, is a city with a history rooted in the American West. This charming aspect emanates in the city's business and residential centers, and visitors can experience it first hand while staying at a dude ranch or by venturing through the surrounding mountains on horseback. Sights and attractions in Jackson are plentiful. The National Museum of Wildlife documents Wyoming's natural environment. World-class skiing, snowmobile tours and dogsled adventures are popular in the winter, while summer activities range from taking a scenic photography tour to kayaking the thrashing waters of the Snake River. Ever year in August, Jackson witness Jackson Hole Scottish Festival, featuring Scottish food and Celtic music along with flutes, pipes and fiddles. Another major event is Teton County Fair in July, where many activities take place, from rodeos to reptile adventure shows to talent and dog shows as well as night concerts, pig wrestling and car racing.