Undersung U.S. Travel Destinations - Where to Stay in Jackson, WY

Why do most of us travel to big cities? The most authentic experiences travelers usually have are in smaller places. Jackson is considered Wyoming’s gateway to the famous Yellowstone Park, as well as regional Grand Teton National Park. It’s a snow paradise in winter and makes for great outdoor memories. It’s a place for both active experiences and peaceful hours. Here’s where you should consider staying—Western atmosphere included.

Image via  Flickr  by thetejon

Image via Flickr by thetejon


Anvil Motel

The Anvil Motel is close to the Town Square and perfect if you are looking for affordable accommodations. Starting at around $70 per night, this place is worth considering when traveling on a budget. You will feel welcome and comfortable; the traditionally decorated rooms come with coffee makers and free Wi-Fi. Parking is free and so is breakfast. Stay in shape by using the fitness room and relax over a complimentary glass of wine at Nani’s on-site. Outdoor activities such as horseback riding or hiking are popular.

The Alpine House—Lodge and Cottages

If you love the mountains and a comfortable, quiet place, The Alpine House—Lodge and Cottages is for you. The five cottages are European timber-style inspired; there are also 22 guest rooms. High-quality bedding, large breakfasts and spa opportunities make your mountain getaway slightly luxurious. Take advantage of the pool and the fitness room and enjoy guided rock climbing and ski tours. Rooms come with complimentary toiletries in a rustic interior. Rates start at $145 per night.

Spring Creek Ranch

If you feel like immersing yourself in a superior yet authentic cowboy environment, stay at the Spring Creek Ranch. Free Wi-Fi, parking, fitness center, and pool are some of the perks of staying here. The room rates highly depend on the season; average prices in spring and fall are $180. Rooms come with fireplaces and coffee makers and are walking distance to the Granary Restaurant. Skiing and snowboarding opportunities are at your doorstep; museums are close by. Afterwards, treat yourself to a relaxing massage.

Cowboy Village Resort

Cowboy Village Resort is for those seeking a log cabin experience with quiet, as well as modern amenities on top. Grand Teton National Park is only 15 minutes away, and you can easily reach Yellowstone National Park by car. Here you’ll find a complimentary ski shuttle. After a day in the snow—if you travel in winter—take advantage of the fitness room, hot tub, and spa area. In winter, room rates are lowest with an average of about $100 per night. Rooms come with kitchenette, cable television, and Wi-Fi.

Cache Creek Lodge

If you are looking for accommodation on a budget, the Cache Creek Lodge might be your choice. It is conveniently located close to Jackson Town Square and main shops and restaurants. If you are a fan of outdoor activities, you can go skiing, hiking, horseback riding or even fishing. It’s an unconventional home away from home; you will find a kitchenette with coffee maker, a TV, laundry facilities, as well as ski storage opportunities. Some rooms have balconies. Wi-Fi is free and so is parking.

This was written in collaboration with Hipmunk, in the course of the Hipmunk Boutique Hotels Campaign to bring you selected hotels for any budget, all around the U.S.