The world renowned "Elk Antler Arch" in Jackson Wyoming, near Grand Teton National Park.
The town of Jackson, Wyoming is located about 4 miles south of the Grand Teton National Park border at the southern most end of Jackson Hole, and even though it's not officially part of Grand Teton National Park, it is one of the best little tourist towns in America, and no vacation in Grand Teton National Park would be complete without visiting this famed attraction. Seriously, this isn't an "ad" plugging Jackson, it's truly how we feel. Jackson, Wyoming is FUN & WONDERFUL and it's just as big of a part of Grand Teton National Park as Old Faithful is to Yellowstone Park!
We absolutely LOVE Jackson, Wyoming and never get tired of visiting it's world-renowned restaurants, hotels, shopping and fine art galleries, as well as some of the best ice cream on earth! Jackson Wyoming, near Grand Teton National Park, is also headquarters to unbelievable white-water rafting adventures on the infamous Snake River Canyon south of Jackson.
There's something here for everyone, whether you like 5-star meals or simply some great home-made pizza on the deck, or shopping "till you drop". There's even a "genuine" western shoot out every night except Sundays where you can see gunslingers shoot it out right in front of you on Jackson's main street in the center of town!
"Jackson Hole" vs. The Town of Jackson Wyoming
The term "Jackson Hole" is the name for the geological location where the town of Jackson Wyoming is located. A "hole" is a low, flat area where a valley basically ends. The town of Jackson is often referred to as "Jackson Hole" as well.
The "Million Dollar Cowboy Bar" in Jackson, Wyoming is world-renowned, and is a "must see" on your Grand Teton National Park Vacation.
Jackson Wyoming is one of our favorite towns in America, and it's also one of our Top Ten Things To Do In Grand Teton National Park!
Downtown Jackson Wyoming is a fun place to visit during your Grand Teton National Park Vacation!
Stagecoach on Main Street of Jackson, Wyoming