In many respects, people try to capture the magical, innocent nature of childhood during their summer vacations to Jackson Hole. It’s a chance to revisit the carefree days of youth, as well as create new memories for your own children that will last a lifetime.

There’s really no better place to indulge in those notions than Jackson, where families can enjoy adventure, relaxation and the beauty of the world around them in one breathtaking location.

There’s so many reasons to visit Jackson Hole this summer for your family vacation, but here’s our top 3:

1. It’s the Perfect Place to Embark on an Adventure.

summer in town in jackson hole wyIf you are hoping to take your children on a trip where they can experience new things and discover the thrill of a challenge, then Jackson Hole is a wonderful destination for your family summer vacation.

The Rocky Mountains offer more adventures than you can ever imagine.

Here’s a few activities that you can enjoy while you are on your trip:

  • Hiking — A summer hike can be defined as a leisurely stroll, or it can be an intense trek across rugged terrain. The choice is yours in Jackson Hole. Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park are nearby Jackson Hole, and they offer hiking opportunities for people of all skill levels.
  • Whitewater Rafting — The Snake River is the ideal location to try out whitewater rafting for the first time. There are many guided tours available, so you can safely enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
  • Mountain Biking — While Jackson Hole is known as a ski destination during the winter, it’s earning a reputation as a biking destination throughout the summer months. Bike shops offer rental equipment, and there are a plethora of trails to check out.
  • Paragliding — If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to fly off of the mountains like a bird, then paragliding is the adventure for you. This excursion offers you the best views of Jackson Hole, while also giving you the opportunity to enjoy an experience that most people only dream of.

2. You Can Realize your Dream of Becoming a Cowboy or Cowgirl!

jackson hole downtown shootout - summerWyoming is affectionately referred to as the Cowboy State, and there’s plenty of ways to indulge in the lifestyle of the Old West. Your children will never forget the days that they spend living as if they were an actual cowboy or cowgirl.

Ride a horse along the same trails as the cowboys of the past or enjoy a chuck wagon dinner together.

rodeo in jackson hole for summer activitiesOf course, no trip to Jackson Hole would be complete without a visit to the Jackson Hole Rodeo. This fantastic performance has been taking place in Jackson Hole since 1890, and it’s a great way to enjoy the local culture of the community. (images courtesy of

See the real cowboys and cowgirls in action, and make the rodeo a top priority on your summer vacation to Jackson Hole.

3. You’ll Discover Quiet Moments to Reconnect with your Family Again.

summer summer in jackson holeOne of the best parts about visiting Jackson Hole is that you don’t have to do anything at all in order to appreciate the beauty and grandeur of your surroundings.

Many people rent Jackson Hole vacation homes in order to enjoy a private space filled with luxurious amenities. While many of your days will be filled with adventure, you won’t regret the moments in the evening where you play a game around the fireplace, or the views that you enjoy from the outdoor patio or balcony.

It’s in this space that you will connect with your family, laugh together and make memories that you will cherish forever. Beyond your vacation home, you will be able to dine at delicious restaurants, such as the White Buffalo Club USDA Prime Steakhouse.

Here you can take your family out for a fine dining experience in order to celebrate a wonderful vacation together. It’s a meal and an evening that they will never forget, and is the perfect complement to any Jackson Hole vacation.

Don’t let this summer pass you by without planning the trip of a lifetime.

Jackson Hole is often considered a perfect place to head to in order to fully enjoy the depths of winter, but in reality it’s a year-round destination.

Take some time to enjoy the western lifestyle, and book a trip to Jackson Hole today.

At the White Buffalo Club, you’ll enjoy a luxury vacation experience in the rustic ambiance of the Cowboy State.