Winter in Jackson Hole with the Kids!

Two Children Dressed In Winter Snowsuits Sip On Cups Of Hot Cocoa

Visit Jackson Hole With The Family

If you’re looking for an unforgettable winter vacation with your family, look no further than Jackson Hole, Wyoming! This charming mountain town is the perfect destination for families who love skiing, snowboarding, and playing in the snow.

And, with so many amazing hotels to choose from, you’ll have no problem finding the perfect place to stay (as long as you book in advance, especially around the holidays). Whether you opt for the luxurious Four Seasons, the cozy Caldera House, the rustic Teton Mountain Lodge, or eco-friendly Hotel Terra, you’ll have easy access to ski slopes and winter activities in Teton Village and the town of Jackson.

Two Girls Dressed In Winter Clothing Enjoy A Wooden Sleigh Ride In Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Local kids enjoy a vintage wooden sleigh ride in Jackson Hole.

Luxury Sleigh Rides with Jackson Hole Vintage Adventures

One of the must-do activities while in Jackson Hole is a hot chocolate sleigh ride. Take the whole family on a cozy tour through the beautiful winter landscape, complete with hot cocoa to warm you from the inside out. Don’t forget to dress in layers and bring along gloves and hats to stay comfortable during the ride. And if you have little ones in tow, don’t worry – the sleigh is equipped with blankets to keep everyone toasty.

For an unforgettable experience, reserve a sleigh ride with dinner for the whole family. After a quiet sleigh ride through a cottonwood forest and along the Snake River, you’ll arrive at Tipi Camp for tasty appetizers, mouth-watering dinner and decadent dessert. Bring your own digestif and finish off the evening with good conversation around a cozy campfire before heading back to your hotel.

A Girl Holds Out A Melted S'More Treat, Freshly Made In The Campfire At Tipi Camp In Jackson Hole
Enjoyed by kids and adults alike, s’mores are a regular treat at Tipi Camp.

Learn About Raptors

Looking for something to do when you’re not skiing? Kids (and adults!) will love learning about the birds of the Teton Raptor Center. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to the rehabilitation and conservation of birds of prey, and offers educational programs for visitors of all ages. Your kids will have a blast learning about these incredible creatures and getting an up-close look at some of the center’s resident raptors. Check the website for current programs. If you’re visiting Jackson Hole with a group or a large family, or if you would like to have a personalized experience, the Raptor Center offers private exhibitions, and even private tours of their facility. Contact them in advance to schedule this for your group or your family.

Watch for Wildlife

Make sure you dedicate a day to enjoy a wildlife tour with Jackson Hole Wildlife Safaris. These guided tours take you into the heart of the National Elk Refuge and Grand Teton National Park, where you’ll have the chance to see some of the area’s most iconic animals in their natural habitat. From majestic elk and bison, to playful foxes and coyotes, you never know what you might see on a wildlife safari. Optics are provided on every tour in order to watch wildlife safely from a distance and private tours are always recommended for a more personalized experience in the field.

Go Skiing

Keeping young ones on the go while you’re on vacation can be exhausting. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has a number of programs for all ages that can keep kids busy while you enjoy a day of skiing, or a day of relaxation slopeside.

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So Why Wait?

Pack your bags and head to Jackson Hole this winter for an unforgettable family vacation. With so much to see and do, you’ll create memories that will last a lifetime.

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