1 . The Inn at Jackson Hole

Teton Village, Wyoming

CALL DIRECT: +1 (855) 683 - 7284

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Luxury has never looked so affordable! Our value-minded top pick, nestled at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, offers everything from suite deals to lofty accommodations without sacrificing comfort and quality.

Ski the slopes with ease of mind - and of wallet - with one of The Inn's numerous specials and packages. Offering one of the best values in the Jackson Hole area, the resort's ski value package offers four plush nights at a slope-side room and three-day lift tickets. After a day on the slopes, look out for affordable special events in and around the resort, including the annual Jackson Hole Mountain Festival's free live concerts at the base of the Tetons. You can even travel to the Far East during your out-West vacation for under $10. Masa Sushi, owned by Tokyo natives Kay and Masa Kitami, serve up fresh and creative hand-made entrees starting at $4. This Inn staple serves up their signature unagi avocado rolls nightly. Don't forget to wash them down with a glass of authentic Japanese beer! And, no worries kids; the menu offers a varied fare for less adventurous tongues. However, no matter how you decide to spend your time at The Inn at Jackson Hole, remember: the views are ALWAYS free.

Dates and Prices

Take advantage of their Winter Promo with 30 Percent off of standard, deluxe, and loft rooms through April.

Mountain range

The summits of the neighboring Teton Range reach an unbelievable 13,770 feet.

Related Onsite Offerings

Relax and enjoy the view from The Inn's onsite heated pool and Jacuzzi.

2 . Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 844 - 0035

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Feeling artistic? Then the Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole is your pick. The Inn's grand lobby serves as a gallery for much of award-winning wildlife and nature photographer Thomas Mangelsen's work. Browse the common areas before checking in and you'll forget you've even stepped indoors - or that you came to ski!

The property's 68 rooms and suites are as impressive as its lobby. Equipped with fireplaces, Jacuzzis, kitchenettes, exclusive Bath and Body Works brand soaps, and panoramic views of the Wyoming mountains, the Inn's suites may inspire you to just stay in. As tempting as it may be, you'll miss out on Jackson Hole's burgeoning art scene. The annual Jackson Hole Arts Festival has the reputation of being one of the premier cultural events in the Rocky Mountain West. Running for ten days in September, the festival draws thousands of art enthusiasts from around the world who flock to appreciate the contemporary, culinary, Native American, and wildlife installments. But don't forget to enjoy the area's natural art scene too! The Wyoming Inn makes it easy to experience the areas exquisite landscape, with package deals including snowmobiling in nearby Yellowstone National Park. Remember to snap a few pictures to create your own art gallery at home!

Related activities

Can't get enough of Mangelsen's work? Check out his other area gallery - his first in fact - one block north of Jackson's Town Square.

Related Onsite Offerings

Start your morning out right with "Jackson's finest breakfast" at the Inn's new breakfast restaurant opening in May of 2012.

Dates and Prices

Summer rates start from $199 per night and winter rates start at $119.

3 . The Lexington at Jackson Hole

P.O. Box 1712, Wyoming

CALL DIRECT: +1 (307) 733 - 2648

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The promise of never ending land and wildlife drew early homesteaders, dude ranchers, and explorers to the area now known as Jackson Hole. What's the draw today? The Lexington at Jackson Hole Hotel and Suites. Steeped in its own and equally rich history, this family owned institution delivers its guests a modern twist on the "Old West" experience.

Channel your inner pioneer with one of The Lexington's many adventurous packaging options. Climbing or hiking the Grand Tetons, getting wet whitewater rafting down the Snake River, and even getting up-close-and-personal with a couple of grizzlies are just a few of your options. And when you're done exploring Wyoming's rugged landscape 19th-century style, travel back to 2012 in one of The Lexington's state-of-the art suites. Completely renovated in 2006, the suites include optional upgrades to fireplaces and kitchennettes, and access to a luxurious heated indoor pool and spa. We're pretty sure Jackson Hole's original dude ranchers didn't experience any of those amenities!

Fun facts

The Lexington encourages a sustainable environment and has been awarded with a 3 Green Eco-Leaf rating by iStayGreen.

Average rainfall/snowfall

Jackson Hole is a leader in season total snowfall in the Rocky Mountains. For the past 5 years, Jackson has measured an average of 475" of snow per year.

Getting there

From JAC airport: From Moran Junction, follow US-191 S/US-26 W/US-89 south towards Jackson for 30.2 miles. The highway becomes N. Cache Drive. The entrance is to The Lexington at Jackson Hole will be on your right just after Mercill Avenue.

4 . Inn On the Creek

Jackson, Wyoming

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 669 - 9534

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We've got an in on the Inn On The Creek: leave the kids at home. Being the self-proclaimed "most romantic inn" in Jackson Hole, you might want some alone time with your significant other. And it lives up to its title; with sumptuous rooms graced with four-poster beds and a suite called the "Harlequin," you'll fall in love with this property.

Even with world-class skiing, hiking, and rafting at your fingertips, it will be tempting just to stay "Inn." Feel free to take extra time before hitting the trails lounging in your complimentary embroidered terrycloth robe and slippers. Sleep in a few extra minutes in the standard down comforters and pillows. But when you do finally decide to wake up, remember to indulge yourself in one of the Inn's room-delivered breakfasts. Each of the Inn's suites is individually decorated, ranging from rustic to quaint. Make sure to ask about the property's signature Merganser Suite. Featuring a full kitchen, leather furniture, and French doors that overlook Flat Creek, home to a family of trumpeter swans, what's not to love?

Related Onsite Offerings

Visit innonthecreek.com and enter to win a free nights stay in a deluxe room!

Related activities

When you finally do decide to leave your room, take a private, romantic winter sleigh ride through the National Elk Refuge. Call 1-800-772-5386 for reservations.

Getting there

Located 15 minutes from Jackson Hole Airport and 3 blocks from the famous Jackson Hole Town Square.

5 . The Parkway Inn of Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 247 - 8390

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The Parkway Inn of Jackson Hole takes you back to a simpler time - a time where sipping lemonade on a hot summer's day and playing board games on the porch was the norm. So turn back the clocks and welcome to the Parkway.

With turn-of-the-century American antiques, brass beds, and Victorian-style seating areas adorning the rooms, you'll be transported to the past. But even the most ardent nostalgia lover still needs their flat screen TVs, right? Rooms also come equipped with large LCD TVs, mini fridges, and soaking tubs just to remind you what century you're in. The Parkway also offers easy access to the nearby ski lodges with their exciting vacation packages. Packages include lodging in a deluxe room, lift tickets, access to the ski shuttle, and a complimentary European expanded continental breakfast.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Parkway features 10 suites and 33 guest rooms

Fun facts

Heard of heliskiing? Access remote skiing trails via helicopter at one of Jackson Hole's ski resorts.

Address

125 North Jackson Street P.O. Box 494 Jackson, WY 83001

Need ski advice? Alpine House owners Hans and Nancy Johnstone know how to ski - we mean, REALLY know how to ski. Both represented the United States in the Winter Olympics and Hans was a six-year member of the U.S. ski team.

However, skiing isn't the only thing this sporty duo know how to do; they also run one heck of a lodge. Inspired by inns found in the small mountain towns of Europe, the Johnstones have developed a hospitable property with a European flair. Featuring 22 guest rooms, five creek-side cottages, and gas fireplaces, you'll feel like you're in old Scandinavia! A highlight of the lodge is its onsite spa and traditional Finnish sauna. Get a therapeutic massage or a detoxifying mud wrap to relax you after a long day on the slopes. Speaking of the slopes, Hans and Nancy often guide guests on outdoor skiing and climbing adventures. Don't miss out!

Dates and Prices

Ask about special pricing packages that include a room stay, breakfast, a bottle of champagne, and a trip to the spa.

Getting there

Fun facts

Nancy and Hans met in 1986 at a Nordic skiing training camp in West Yellowstone.

Related Onsite Offerings

The onsite Viking Bar is an atmospheric setting for a glass of beer or wine.

7 . The Bentwood Inn

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

CALL DIRECT: +1 (307) 739 - 1411

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It's impossible to outshine Jackson Hole's natural splendor, but The Bentwood Inn sure comes close. Built with huge 200-year-old logs from Yellowstone National Park and featuring a three-story river-rock fireplace, The Bentwood is a splendor in its own right.

One of the best times to enjoy The Bentwood's splendor is during the autumn months. Tucked in a glorious, wooded natural setting, the trees certainly put on a show during the fall. Peacefully enjoy the colors from one of The Bentwood's many balconies or see it on bike. Jackson Hole offers over 28 miles of paved trails for the novice and the expert. The South Park Loop Road trail, which follows Flat Creek, is a spectacular way to see the leaves. After a day riding the trails, refuel with one of The Bentwood's many dining options. The Bentwood Bistro offers a four-course dinner prepared by innkeepers/chefs Lee and Deborah Clukey. Served in your own private dining room, it doesn't get much more splendid than this!

Related activities

Gear up for the bike trails with supplies and expert advice at Hoback Sports, located on Broadway Street in Jackson.

Fun facts

Before joining the Bentwood, husband and wife team Lee and Deborah Clukey had careers in the aerospace industry!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Bentwood only offers 5 cabins, so book in advance!

8 . Grand Victorian Lodge

Jackson , Wyoming

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 584 - 0532

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Sophistication is the name of the game at the Grand Victorian Lodge, a seasonal boutique bed and breakfast. Relax and feel the serenity of your surroundings while sipping afternoon tea on the property's shaded porches overlooking the Wyoming mountains. You won't be able to resist putting your pinky in the air!

The luscious rooms sport bold, rich colors, canopy beds, and even balconies. Our favorite: the Grand Tower Suite located in the building's corner turret. Featuring vaulted ceilings, a fireplace, and a jet sauna bath, the view of the Gros Ventre mountains isn't the only thing that will take your breath away. Homemade breakfasts, complimentary pastries, and champagne for special occasions only add to the atmosphere. During your Grand summer stay, make sure to stop by the Grand Teton Music Festival, an annual concert series held in a park at the foot of the Teton Range over a four-week period between June and July. The concerts strive to find a connection between music and Jackson Hole's beautiful natural surroundings.

Dates and Times

The Lodge's season runs May 1st through November 1st.

Related Onsite Offerings

Lodge offers a concierge service which can help plan weddings, birthdays, or honeymoons.

Dates and Prices

Entrance to the Grand Teton Music Festival is free and open to the public.

9 . Elk Country Inn

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 483 - 8667

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Any traveler going out west wants to feel like a cowboy - or girl - and at the Elk Country Inn, you can! A sister hotel to the neighboring Antler Inn and part of the larger Town Square Inns of Jackson Hole, our number nine pick lets you travel back to the old, Wild West.

While offering traditional rooms with queen beds and easy access to the ski resorts, ask about the Inn's two-room log cabins for a true "roughing it" experience. But, don't worry; these cabins come fully equipped with extended kitchenettes. The cabins are within walking distance from the iconic Million Dollar Cowboy Bar. With its huge collection of Western memorabilia, live music, and line dancing, you and your guy or gal are sure to have a rootin' tootin' time! All the country greats have hit the bar's stage including Hank Williams, Jr., Tanya Tucker, and Willie Nelson! Rest up after your night out for a fight! That's right - staged gun shootouts take place at the nearby Jackson Town Square every evening at 6:00, except Sundays. After all, even the best cowboys need a day to rest!

Related activities

Check out the Jackson Hole Hat Company to get your own custom cowboy hat!

Dates and Times

Shootouts take place during the summer months between May 1 and September 1, weather pending. Come early for a good spot!

Address

480 W. Pearl Avenue Jackson Hole, Wyoming 83001

10 . Antler Inn

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 522 - 2406

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You're going to see a lot of antlers around Jackson Hole; they've become something of an unofficial mascot of the valley. And The Antler Inn, taking its name from the boney material itself, is no exception. With its rustic charm, you're sure to see a few elk antlers around the property - and maybe some actual elk too!

Part of the larger Town Square Inns of Jackson Hole, The Antler Inn claims to be the best located inn in Jackson Hole, located only one block from the famous Jackson Town Square. Mosey on down to the square to see the famous Antler Arches of Jackson. Gracing the four corners of the square since the 1960s, they are a popular tourist hangout. The square is also home to the annual ElkFest and Antler Auction held every Memorial Day weekend. Collected from the nearby National Elk Refuge after the elk have shed their annual antler growth, artisans from around the country come to craft the antlers into everything from chandeliers to belt buckles. The antlers from the auction are also used to annually replenish and the restore the arches. Rather see the real thing? Visit the National Elk Refuge for yourself. One of 553 National Wildlife Refuges in the U.S., the refuge works to preserve the winter habitat of Jackson's large elk population.

Fun facts

Antlers are solid and fall off naturally compared to horns which are hollow and must be sawed off.

Dates and Prices

Put your wallet away! Entrance to the auction and square itself is free.

Related activities

Feeling generous? Volunteer at the refuge! Stop by their administrative office to ask how you can help.

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