This Week, It's Time for a Road Trip to Jackson Hole!
Last night, Eric Dowdle showed us around and painted the town of Jackson, Wyoming, the heart of the famous Jackson Hole valley, in Painting the Town with Eric Dowdle!
After spending some time surrounded by the snow-capped Grand Tetons and getting to know the locals, Eric was ready to share all his secrets about this renowned mountain town! So we partnered up with Eric to create the ultimate travel guide for Jackson Hole!
If a road trip to the beautiful summits of Wyoming sounds like the vacation for you, look no further than this travel guide to help you navigate the stunning Jackson Hole!
Famous Landmarks Worth Giving A Visit:
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (3395 Cody Ln, Teton Village, WY 83025) Visit the famous resort where you can participate in some of the most exciting activities offered in Jackson Hole, including a ride on the aerial tram and a run down prime ski slopes!
Eric: The week before we got to Jackson Hole they had just received record snowfall of four feet.
Jackson Hole Playhouse (145 W Deloney Ave, Jackson, WY 83001) Rated one of the top attractions in Jackson Hole, the Jackson Hole Playhouse features a dazzling cast and excellent dine-in options. From comedies to a live shoot out, the playhouse offers a variety of rustic Western performances you won't want to miss!
National Elk Refuge (675 E Broadway, Jackson, WY 83001) Home to one of the largest elk herds on the planet, this sanctuary was created in 1912 to protect Wyoming's wildlife. Observing hundreds of elk as they roam the spectacular terrain is an experience you'll never forget!
Iditarod Sled Dog Tours (Granite Creek Road, Jackson, WY 83001) Get ready to "mush!" your way down Granite Creek Road as highly trained sled dogs pull you through the gorgeous mountain scenery!
Eric: One of our years' most memorable characters was Mary with the dog sleds. She seriously knew all the names of the 50+ dogs.
Yippy I-O Candy Co. (84 E Broadway, Jackson, WY 83001) Get a taste of some traditional favorites like Abba-Zaba and salt water taffy, as well as treats with a huckleberry flavor unique to the western mountains!
Best Kept Secret of the Town:
To really feel like one of the locals, take a dip in the Granite Hot Springs swimming pool!
The Granite Hot Springs Pool (Granite Creek Rd, Jackson, WY 83001)
Eric's Favorite Places to Eat:
Check out Eric's favorite restaurants atop the peaks of the Tetons! From waffles to wild-game delicacies, you won't be disappointed with the flavorful food featured in Jackson Hole!
The Blue Lion (160 N Millward St, Jackson, WY 83001)
Corbet's Cabin Top of the World Waffles (Rendezvous Peak, Teton County, WY, Teton Village, WY 83025)
Eric: Seriously the waffles at the top of the mountain were the best I've ever had. Something about the 13,000 feet. It puts air in the batter!
The "Jackson Hole" Painting
Of course, we can't forget about one of the most memorable aspects of Eric's trip to Jackson Hole: his painting of the town! Here is Eric's masterpiece that illustrates the friendly Western atmosphere in Jackson, Wyoming!
And if you love this painting, don't forget to buy the puzzle!