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Our Favorite Grand Teton National Park Area Businesses

 Our Favorite Grand Teton Area Businesses
As you plan your Grand Teton National Park vacation, we strongly recommend 
that you utilize 
the following outstanding businesses to help make your trip 
the best vacation you've ever experienced!

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Our Favorite White Water Rafting Company
Jackson Hole Whitewater                                                                                                   800-700-7238

Jackson Hole Whitewater / Teton Expeditions Scenic Float Trips is voted the #1 rafting company in Jackson Hole, and we look forward to meeting you this summer! We provide outstanding Whitewater and Scenic Float Trips along the world famous Snake River, and also offer Yellowstone Lake Kayaking Adventures. Located in the town of Jackson Hole Wyoming, we are only 30 minutes from Grand Teton National Park and only about an hours drive from Yellowstone National Park.  Jackson Hole Whitewater / Teton Expeditions Scenic Float Trips was established in 1963, and offers some of the most thrilling and exciting whitewater rafting adventures in the country, and amazing scenic float trips.  All of our trips include either lunch on the river, or if you choose the delicious BBQ dinner on the evening trip you'll get a New York Steak or BBQ Chicken with all the fixings.  Our professional guides are the best in the business, and have an impeccable reputation for providing our guests with an extremely enjoyable and safe river adventure that they will remember for a lifetime. Come join us at Jackson Hole Whitewater / Teton Expeditions Scenic Float Trips this summer for a river adventure that's a step above the rest!  Click the links below. You'll find out first-hand why we are voted the #1 rafting company in Jackson Hole.  800-700-7238


Our Favorite Cabin Rentals
Trail Creek Ranch                                                                                                                   307-733-2610

Welcome to Trail Creek Ranch, a rare jewel in Jackson Hole. Since 1946, we have been greeting guests on our 270 acre working Ranch. We are tucked into the mountains so perfectly that you would never know you were only minutes from the bustling hub of Jackson, or our little town of Wilson. Surrounded by pines, aspens and wildflowers, our historic ranch is secluded and peaceful, where you can find yourself lost in its magic as well as relax like you've never relaxed before.  We have private cabins and rooms, all having their own private baths and porches, and each having their own unique personality and style.   We also have a heated swimming pool and wireless internet.  One accommodation we don't provide are TVs, so you can hear the sounds of the night, such as coyotes howl   ing and owls hooting. Looking for adventure? At Trail Creek Ranch, you are located at the ideal "central base" for discovering all the incredible wonders and outdoor activities that the world-renowned Jackson Hole Area has to offer.  So for the independent traveler in search of an authentic ranch setting, who's looking for either peaceful relaxation on the ranch, or seeking outdoor adventures throughout Jackson Hole Area and Grand Teton National Park, Trail Creek Ranch is exactly what you've been looking for to help create the perfect Jackson Hole experience.  307-733-2610



Our Favorite Guest Ranch
Spotted Horse Ranch

Whatever your dreams of the Great American West may be, they're real at the Spotted Horse Ranch.  Our Fresh air, pristine surroundings and the feeling that time is "standing still" is what you'll find.  Located near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, our legendary ranch is known as "Wyoming's Best Dude Ranch" for a reason.  The Spotted Horse Ranch is what the West is all about: Wide open gorgeous surroundings, hearty home-cooked meals, horseback trips, real western cookouts, and much, much more.  Nestled in a gorgeous valley that cradles the Hoback River, this area has been cultivated by working ranchers for generations.  Through time, the rustic log homes and barns gave way to guest ranches, and the Spotted Horse Ranch is Wyoming's favorite.  You will experience ranch life at its best- and the pace is leisurely, relaxing and is a wonderful departure from today's busy world.   The Spotted Horse Ranch provides opportunities for horseback riding, fly fishing, float trips and hiking, just to name a few.  You and your family will enjoy incredible Western comfort in the center of magnificent mountain scenery.  And being located near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this makes the Spotted Horse Ranch even more appealing, as this world famous town is the center of amazing shops, restaurants, galleries, world class skiing and more, and is the gateway to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park.  So for your next vacation, make the Spotted Horse Ranch your "home" as you explore this spectacular Western wonderland. Click the link below for all the details. Come relax, enjoy, and embrace the grandeur of the Great American West with Spotted Horse Ranch.



Our Favorite Hotel / Motel
Lava Mountain Lodge                                                                                                            800-919-9570

At Lava Mountain Lodge, you and your family will find yourselves among amazing wildlife, endless forests and mountains, and at the Gateway to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park.  Located inside the legendary Shoshone National Forest on the scenic Togwotee Pass Scenic Bi-way on U.S. Highway 26/278 between the charming town of Dubois, Wyoming, and Grand Teton National Park, our perfect location and amenities provide easy year round access to this incredibly popular vacation destination.  The Lava Mountain Lodge features a rustic 10 room lodge that includes two double beds, full bath, satellite TV and coffee in each room. Our lodge rooms are extremely comfortable and clean, and make for the perfect headquarters as you explore this wondrous area.  We also provide dining at our Wilderness Boundary Restaurant and spirits at our Between the Peaks Bar and Liquor Store.  There is also an RV park, convenience store and vacation rentals on the premises.  At Lava Mountain Lodge you will enjoy amazing views of the Upper Wind River and wetland meadows that are surrounded by three unique mountain peaks by the names of Lava Mountain, Breccia Cliffs and the Pinnacle Buttes.  This legendary area offers world class fly fishing, snowmobiling, skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, dog sledding, bird watching, hunting and fantastic wildlife photography opportunities.   So for your next vacation in the Grand Teton / Yellowstone Park area, come join us at the Lava Mountain Lodge for an enjoyable and relaxing "Out of City" experience that you will never forget!  For all the details, please click the link below.  800-919-9570



Our Favorite Scenic River Float Company
Teton Expeditions Scenic Float Trips                                                                                   800-700-7238

Jackson Hole Whitewater / Teton Expeditions Scenic Float Trips is voted the #1 rafting company in Jackson Hole, and we look forward to meeting you this summer! We provide outstanding Whitewater and Scenic Float Trips along the world famous Snake River, and also offer Yellowstone Lake Kayaking Adventures. Located in the town of Jackson Hole Wyoming, we are only 30 minutes from Grand Teton National Park and only about an hours drive from Yellowstone National Park.  Jackson Hole Whitewater / Teton Expeditions Scenic Float Trips was established in 1963, and offers some of the most thrilling and exciting whitewater rafting adventures in the country, and amazing scenic float trips.  All of our trips include either lunch on the river, or if you choose the delicious BBQ dinner on the evening trip you'll get a New York Steak or BBQ Chicken with all the fixings.  Our professional guides are the best in the business, and have an impeccable reputation for providing our guests with an extremely enjoyable and safe river adventure that they will remember for a lifetime. Come join us at Jackson Hole Whitewater / Teton Expeditions Scenic Float Trips this summer for a river adventure that's a step above the rest!  Click the links below. You'll find out first-hand why we are voted the #1 rafting company in Jackson Hole.  800-700-7238



Our Favorite RV Rental Company
Campervan North America, LLC                                                                                            208-712-8100

Explore the Great American West in style from the comfort of our beautifully customized campervans from Campervan North America.  We are the "green alternative" to typical RV rentals, so you can forget about the gas guzzlers!  With our fuel efficient, easy to drive campervans, you can go camping in luxury without the expense. Not only are they more fuel efficient and easier to drive, but our campervans are less expensive than standard RV rentals, easier to park, can go places RV's can't, and are much easier to set-up for camping. And think of the lodging expense you'll be saving with your campervan!   We offer your choice of four different models of European designed campervans.  Choose from the Edelweiss, which is a great alternative to a car rental that provides a new twist in car camping, to the high-roofed Treasure Chaser, or the larger Two4theRoad and Clanhauler campervans, which both have kitchen and bathroom facilities. Our headquarters are located in Bozeman Montana, as well as Las Vegas, Nevada and Austin Texas.  And right now we are offering some great specials on one-way trips using any of our three locations...including waving the one-way fee!  Our Bozeman, Montana office provides super-easy access to Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park, and is conveniently located near the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport. Campervan North America is the perfect choice for your next vacation to the Great American West, so give us a call at 208-712-8100 or visit our website for all the details by clicking the link below.



Our Favorite Trekking Guides
Ian Taylor Trekking                                                                                                                   785-917-9441

Ian Taylor Trekking provides high quality adventure treks and climbs around the world.  Based in Vail, Colorado and Ireland, our clients enjoy a unique level of support and assistance, therefore preparing them for every aspect of their chosen adventure.  Specializing in treks in the Himalayas and on Kilimanjaro, Ian Taylor Trekking has a 98% success rate on their eight day Kilimanjaro Climb, and has a 99% success rate on their Everest Base Camp Treks.  Their professional staff are available 5 days a week to help support their clients’ training programs, gear lists and all of the information they could possibly need for their trip of a lifetime!  Ian Taylor Trekking offers a wide range of adventures, from basic treks to expeditions that reach the summit of 26,000 foot peaks.  In addition to specializing in trips to the Himalayas and Mount Kilimanjaro, Ian Taylor Trekking also provides high-quality treks to Machu Picchu as well as adventures to five of the seven summits.  Each of our guides are fully qualified by holding either IML (International Mountain Leader) / AMI (Association of Mountaineering Instructors) UIAGMand AMGA certified guides license.  So for the highest quality trekking and/or climbing adventure of a lifetime with a company that aims to prepare individuals on all aspects of their chosen adventure, Ian Taylor Trekking is exactly the company you've been looking for.  Give us a call and come trek the world with us!  785-917-9441




Our Favorite Wildlife Tour Guides
Bear Witness Safari                                                                                                            307-699-8507

Are you planning a vacation to Grand Teton National Park or Yellowstone National Park?  Bear Witness Safari of Jackson Hole Wyoming will complete your visit!  Our knowledgeable and seasoned guides are also professional wildlife photographers, which is a unique and winning combination.  We understand that your vacation time is precious, and our experienced guides know precisely how to maximize this precious time. They are extremely familiar with the locations and habits of the parks' animals and they know exactly where to go for the best wildlife viewing. Our seasoned guides will help you create fantastic memories that will last a lifetime...not to mention the photo opportunities they'll provide!  With Bear Witness Safari, you'll have a fantastic opportunity to see elk, wolves, bison, moose, black bears, grizzly bears, pronghorns, bald eagles and much more.  With most of our guided wildlife tours being personalized and private, our guests enjoy an exclusive safari experience. And in addition to taking you to where the animals are, our world-class guides will also offer tips on how to capture the best possible photographs of these amazing animals.  Bear Witness Safari also provides a gourmet picnic lunch, complete with gorgeous place settings and delicious local ingredients.  Offering year-round tours of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, Bear Witness Safari offers their guests the beauty and splendor of any season, as well as the wildlife tour of a lifetime!  307-699-8507


Our Favorite Guest Lodge
(Pinedale)
Kendall Valley Lodge                                                                                                         307-367-2223


Nestled along the Green River along the border of the Bridger-Teton National Forest and in the shadow of the spectacular Wind River Range, the Kendall Valley Lodge is a year-round mountain lodge and guest ranch that creates everlasting memories as our guests enjoy sizzling steaks off the grill, snuggle up to cozy campfires, rides horses on guided horseback trail rides, fly fish on the Green River, go on an overnight camping adventure, catch fish on a guided wilderness fishing trip, or take in the scenery on a scenic tour by vehicle.  Operated by Mule Shoe Outfitters, Kendall Valley Lodge and cabins are the closest lodging accommodations to the famous Square Top Mountain and Green River Lakes.  We also have blue ribbon trout fishing access on the world renowned Green River just steps out your cabin's front door! Our cabins are comfortable and cozy, and all have gorgeous log frame beds. Our restaurant provides delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and we can pack a hefty sack lunch to take on your daily adventure.  When you return from your excursion, enjoy a cold one at our Old West saloon and share the day's experiences with family and friends.  Our friendly staff will be happy to arrange guided excursions for you, or they can suggest the top places for you to explore on your own. Located 79 miles southeast of Jackson and 31 miles north of Pinedale on Highway 352, the magnificent Wind River Mountains dominate the skyline, and the panoramic views these great mountains provide are absolutely breathtaking, and we'll be there to help you enjoy them to the fullest.  So give us a call and make your reservation today at Kendall Valley Lodge, and let us help create memories that will last a lifetime.  307-367-2223



Our Favorite Vacation Planners
Wild West Vacations & Travel                                                                                            888-237-9378
We are a small family owned company, with over a decade of experience in the travel planning business. Our mission at Wild West Vacations and Travel is to provide our clients with the highest level of service possible. We will strive to create positive lifelong memories that reflect and maintain the beauty of our favorite parts of this country, while making every effort to limit the costs and stress to our clients. We have a strong understanding of the stress involved in travel plans and from our experiences we have created a stress-free way of sending you throughout the Wild West.  Whether it be panning for gold in a stream bed, getting up close and personal with the rocky mountains on a trail ride, or enjoying an authentic chuck wagon cookout, Wild West Vacations and Travel vacations offer a step back in time and a glimpse of pure untamed natural beauty. If you want to dig in the dust for dinosaur bones, get soaked on a white water trip or simply relax on the front porch of a secluded log cabin, our one-on-one personalization allows us to customize vacations to your tastes.  What we have seen and grown to love in our part of the country is what we want to share with you. Our deep passion and joy of travel is reflected in our profound knowledge of all destinations, professional and friendly service, distinctive accommodations, new and exciting adventures, attention to detail, and in-depth trip planning.  888-237-9378

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