Jackson Hole Winter Vacation Guide: 2018 Holiday Season

Those of you looking to ring in the holidays in a winter wonderland, there are few better options than Jackson Hole this 2018 holiday season. If your idea of celebration includes hitting the slopes, cozying up by a fireplace and enjoying an overall festive vibe, then it will be impossible to resist Jackson Hole’s holiday cheer, winter activities, world-class dining and the pleasure of small-town community charm. Browse some of our favorite things to do this holiday season:

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL

Take a stroll through downtown Jackson and take in all the holiday decorations and lights. Town square is lite with thousands of sparkling lights. Be sure to stay local and do some holiday shopping at some of our amazing shops then enjoy our foodie scene.

FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT JACKSON HOLE MOUNTAIN RESORT

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Teton Village Association host a plethora of family activities during the holidays from cookie decorating to skiing with Santa. Be sure not to miss the big moment when Santa drops out of the tram, not your usual sleigh arrival. View the full schedule of holiday round-up events.

COZY UP BY A FIREPLACE

After a long day of skiing, on a chilly day, there is nothing better than cozying up by a fireplace with hot chocolate or your favorite hot toddy. LPJH offers some curling-up worthy homes with fireplaces. Places you will want to stay to celebrate the holiday season.

TAKE A SLEIGH RIDE

Enjoy a cozy, horse-drawn sleigh ride through the National Elk Refuge.  Get up close and personal with Jackson Hole’s resident herd of elk, numbering in the thousands. One of the many things to see and do in Jackson Hole this winter beyond the slopes.

TRY KING TUBES OR COWBOY COASTER

Another fun family activity to do while visiting downtown Jackson, the Cowboy Coaster takes riders up Snow King Mountain, a few blocks from the town square, then winds down the mountain with twists, turns and incredible views providing an exhilarating ride for all. If you need more thrills, experience snow tubing just a few steps from the Cowboy Coaster.

NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS AND TORCHLIGHT PARADES

Jackson Hole will give you an unforgettable new year from the fireworks and torchlight parades to the live music and sipping bubbly, you definitely want to ring in the new year Jackson Hole style. Torchlight parades and fireworks take place at both Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (at 6pm) and Snow King Mountain (at 6:45) on December 31, 2018.

The concierge team at LPJH can assist with planning your holiday vacation and New Year’s Eve celebration. We look forward to celebrating with you this holiday season.