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Choose Your Adventure: Jackson Hole Summer Vacation Guide

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Vacation Guide

Jackson Hole comes alive in the summertime. The Snake River rushes through the valley, the hills of the Teton blossom with wildflowers, and snow on the mountains melts to reveal picturesque bike trails. With so much to do during a Jackson Hole summer vacation, it's no wonder why adventurers come from all over to experience our mountain town. Whether you are interested in hiking, biking, rafting, horseback riding, or exploring National Parks, you can find it all near Jackson Hole. Fireside Resort offers luxury cabins just half an hour out of Jackson and six miles from Grand Teton National Park. Access endless adventure right out your front door when you vacation with Fireside!

River Activities: Whitewater Rafting and Scenic Float Trips

Summer is the perfect time to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Wyoming with whitewater rafting and scenic float trips. Jackson Hole Whitewater offers trips for all ages and skill levels. The whitewater rafting trip will take you eight miles down the Snake River, while the scenic float trip begins at the Wilson boat launch, less than five minutes from your Fireside cabin! Learn more about Jackson Hole Whitewater Rafting Adventures on our blog page.

Visit Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Jackson Hole offers the perfect gateway to two of the country's most beautiful national parks. The south entrance of Grand Teton National Park is only six miles away from Fireside Resort and about 60 miles from Yellowstone National Park. Refer to our Exploring Wyoming's National Parks article to learn more about adventures available in the parks.

Explore the Backcountry with Jackson Mountain Biking

Jackson Hole has made a name for itself as one of the top mountain biking destinations. Snow King Mountain Resort offers a great network of cross-country trails that travel past forests, mountains, and wildflowers. We recommend Cache Creek Road and the Putt-Putt trail for mountain biking beginners. Read the Top Jackson Hole Mountain Biking Trails for more information on local trails!

Discover Endless Jackson Hole Hiking Trails

Summer also offers the best hiking in Jackson Hole! The days are long, the trails are dry, and wildflowers blossom. The Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve is just ten miles from Fireside Resort and an excellent place to access the Teton backcountry. You can also access hundreds of trails in the Bridger Teton National Forest, a three million-acre wilderness area surrounding the valley. There are endless hiking trails available in and around Jackson, so if you prefer to explore with a guide, sign up for a tour with the Hole Hiking Experience.

Saddle Up with a Wyoming Horseback Riding Adventure

Horseback riding in Jackson Hole offers a fantastic way for travelers to explore the backcountry without the strain of hiking or biking. Saddle up with Mill Iron Ranch and become a cowboy or cowgirl for the day with their guided trail rides. Regardless if you want to ride for a few hours or all day, you will discover the most beautiful trails within Bridger Teton National Forest.

Luxury Cabins Near Jackson Hole, WY

Discover the ultimate Jackson Hole summer vacation with Fireside Resort! Enjoy a hybrid between camping, a luxury hotel suite, and a private vacation rental cabin when you stay with us. Groups with six people can stay in our Caboose Cabin, while groups with four or less fit perfectly in our Wedge Cabin. The perfect summer getaway for adventurers awaits in Jackson Hole!