Memories You Can Make When You Visit Jackson Hole in Summer 2016

For families, the summer season provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy new adventures, to learn something new and to make memories together. The entire routine slows down a bit, and there’s more freedom to spend quality time together.

If you are searching for the perfect destination for your summer 2016 family vacation, then look no further than Jackson Hole. Here, you will get to explore the great outdoors together, absorb the fresh mountain air and try something new together.

Looking for memory-making opportunities? Consider Jackson Hole this summer!

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The Tram is one of the most famous attractions in Jackson Hole, and the ride to the top of the mountain is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Image courtesy of fodor..com

Your whole family can fit inside the aerial tram that offers a panoramic view of the valley below. Together, you will climb more than 4,100 feet into the air, but the journey doesn’t have to end at the top. Grab a quick bite to eat at Corbet’s Cabin, or go exploring on one of the nature trails.

Hike through the valley together.

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Families who are experienced hikers will find a wide variety of trails to explore in the valley and even along the mountainside. Image courtesty of JacksonHole.com

Novice hikers who may feel a bit intimidated to go off on their own can book a hiking tour, where a guide will safely take them along the trail and point out interesting sights along the way. No trip to Jackson Hole is complete without exploring the natural wonders that surround the community.

jackson hole mountain resort hiking trailmap

Summer hiking trailmap for Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Learn a new sport on a guided fishing trip.

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Snake River Wyoming Fly Fishing Trips. Image courtesy of grandtetonflyfishing.com

Jackson Hole is famous for its fly-fishing opportunities, and the right guide will show you the ropes. There are several tour companies in the city that will take you and your entire family fly fishing. Perhaps you will be among the lucky ones who leave the Snake River boasting that you caught a Cut-Throat Trout!

Glide down the mountain on the Alpine Slide.

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The Alpine Slide is on Snow King Mountain, and it’s an attraction that is perfect for children who are older than 2. Image courtesy of Snowking Resort.

You’ve probably pictured yourself skiing down a mountain — but sliding down one? It’s not always the first thought that comes to mind, but talk about the best adventure for your next family vacation!  Those between 2 and 6 have to ride with an adult, but it’s a great thrill the whole family can enjoy. As you slide down the mountain, you’ll enjoy views of wildflowers and wooded areas, and when the journey is done you can stick around for a snack or a picnic lunch.

Become a part of the Wild West at the Jackson Hole Rodeo!

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No matter the weather, the rodeo in Jackson Hole takes place each week on Wednesday and Sunday. Image courtesy of jhrodeo.com

Live like a local when you go to Jackson Hole, and be sure to check out the rodeo that has been operating in the city since 1890.  If you are hoping to incorporate some history and local culture into your family vacation this summer, this is a must-see event!

Play a round of disc golf, and see who ends up as the champion of your family.

This is a free activity that can be found at the Gondola. The course encompasses more than 3,600 feet, and there are 10 different holes along the way. If your family are avid disc golfers, then you can bring your own discs to the course. If you’re trying it for the first time, there are stores nearby that sell discs for you to use. Pack a lunch and make a day out of it. There are tables throughout the course that allow you to take a break from the competitive fun. Download the jackson-hole-disk-golf-scorecard!

jackson hole disk golf scorecard - free course

Stop by the National Museum of Wildlife Art.

national museum of wildlife art in jackson hole wyomingYou can browse the art work on your own, or take a tour with a guide in order to learn a little bit more about the displays.

Every family is searching for the most exciting yet most affordable vacation. Jackson Hole offers you the most value for your vacation dollar, as you are able to get great deals on the White Buffalo Club resort this summer.

The White Buffalo Club is located in downtown Jackson Hole, allowing you to be located just minutes away from all of the best family-friendly activities. With complimentary shuttle access and continental breakfast, this is the ideal place for you and your family this summer. Check out our summer vacation deals today!