Downtown Jackson is a hub of activity, but you'll be surprised at the diversity of culture, events and friendly atmosphere found in the many communities surrounding the city.
Bondurant is a small ranching community located in the mountains of the scenic Hoback Canyon on US Highway 191 between Pinedale and Jackson Hole. It is bordered by the scenic Gros Ventre Wilderness area and the Hoback River.
Dubois is found in a sprawling valley between the Wind River and Absaroka Mountain Ranges. The Wind River meanders quietly through town on its way to join the Yellowstone River system. The community totes itself as “Where Real Cowboys Work and Play”.
Kelly Wyoming is in Grand Teton National Park and borders on the National Elk Refuge that in winter is home to thousands of elk and a herd of bison. The views of the east side of the Tetons are awe-inspiring from this little mountain town.
The town of Moose is located within Grand Teton National Park along the banks of the Snake River. The commercial area in the community is centered near the shops and restaurants of the Dornan family ranch.
Moran lies in Grand Teton National Park northeast of the city of Jackson at the intersection of U.S. Routes 26, 89, 191, and 287. Moran is located at one of the principal fee collection entrances to Grand Teton National Park.
Check out Hoback Junction, which sits at the confluence of the Hoback and Snake Rivers as well as the junction for highways 189, 89, 191 and 26. It is best known for raft rentals, fishing guides, the occasional horseback outfit, nearby guest ranches and some of the most incredible mule deer and elk-hunting habitat in the state.
Idaho Falls is situated along the Snake River at the western edge of the world famous Rocky Mountains with the Teton Mountain Range to the east. Idaho Falls offers its own symphony, opera, chamber orchestra, community drama, performing arts groups, museums, zoos, and even minor league baseball.
Lander lies along the banks of the Popo Agie River and at the base of the stunning and majestic Wind River Mountains. Located approximately 166 miles southeast of Jackson, Lander is a great community to visit with its abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, unique dining and satisfying accommodations.
Pinedale is located in western Wyoming, approximately 78 miles south of Jackson Hole and 90 miles south of Yellowstone National Park. Pinedale serves as the recreational gateway to the Wind River Mountain Range and Bridger Wilderness area.
The communities of Star Valley begin 35 miles south of Jackson, Wyoming, and within 100 miles of Teton & Yellowstone National Parks. Afton, Thayne, Alpine, Star Valley Ranch, Freedom, Etna, Grover, Bedford, Smoot, Fairview, Osmond, Auburn and Turnerville are all located in Star Valley.
Swan Valley is the home to the South Fork of the Snake River below Palisades Dam. It is one of the premier fly-fishing areas in North America. The surrounding mountains of the valley provide hunting, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking and much more.
The communities of Driggs, Victor, and Tetonia share the Teton Mountain Range with the neighboring valley to the east, Jackson Hole, Wyoming. A Mecca for winter and summer sports, the mountains and rivers attract thousands of visitors each year, and Driggs continues to top the lists of the best places to live in America.
Just 12 miles north and west of Jackson, you'll find the popular resort town that can't be missed, Teton Village - home to the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and some of the most opulent resorts, spas and luxury hotels in the Rocky Mountains
Wilson is just 7 miles west of Jackson, on the edge of Fish Creek and sports a variety of coffee, dining, retail and drinking establishments. Stop by before or after braving Teton Pass. There's a lot to do in the winter, too, with backcountry skiing being the favorite pastime.