Wise Guides Ideal Itinerary For A Long Winter Weekend In Jackson Hole

A 4 Day/Long Winter Weekend Itinerary in Jackson Hole

With over 472″ of snow already this season, it’s been a true powdery, wintry wonderland up in here! There’s no better time to book a long weekend and play hooky up in the mountains. But, we know visiting Jackson Hole for the first time can be overwhelming. It’s the classic saying; so much to do, so little time! So we took the stress out of planning by creating the perfect 4 day itinerary for a winter trip to Jackson Hole.

So check out the details below and work this into your upcoming visit. Also be sure to check the Events Calendar on the JHMR website for the most up to date event info (like the Hill Climb that is back on this year!).

Day 1: Ski at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

  • Pickup a Grab n’ Go bite from the MMM Café
  • Hop on the Free Shuttle to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
  • Take a few warm up runs on Casper & Aprés Vous Lifts
  • Lunch at Mangy Moose Saloon
  • Explore Thunder and Sublette Lifts. If conditions are soft, definitely check out the Hobacks
  • Grab an Aprés Ski drink (or two) at Continuum
  • Hop on the Shuttle Back to MMM

Day 2: Snowmobile Up to Granite Hot Springs

  • Grab a bagel and coffee at Pearl Street Bagels
  • Stop at Creekside Market to grab a sandwich for lunch and snacks for the day
  • Head to Leisure Sports to rent snowmobiles
  • Drive to Granite Creek Trailhead
  • Hop on snowmobiles and ride up to the Hot Springs
  • Soak in the Hot Springs and enjoy lunch
  • Stop at the Bird for a drink on the way back to town
  • Recharge/ Warm Up by the Fire in the MMM Lobby
  • Eat dinner next door at Big Hole BBQ

Day 3:  Fat Bike in Cache Creek Recreation Area

  • Have breakfast at The Bunnery (make sure to get the O.S.M bread!)
  • Rent bikes from Hoback Sports – right around the corner from MMM
  • Ride towards Cache Creek Trailhead, located in East Jackson. Directions from Hoback Sports
  • Start your ride up either Hagen Trail or Sidewalk Trail to get warmed up
  • End/ descend on Putt-Putt Trail
  • Stop at Hayden’s Post for lunch after your ride, on the way back to Hoback Sports
  • Hop into the MMM Hot Tub to warm up after a long day outside
  • Shower/ get ready for dinner (at your leisure, of course!)
  • Have dinner and craft brews at Thai Me Up

Day 4: Take a sleigh ride in the National Elk Refuge

  • Grab breakfast at Persephone
  • Rent a backpack from the MMM Front Desk, and pack extra layers for your trip
  • Head to JH Visitor Center for tickets & to check in
  • Enjoy the 45 min- 1 hour ride
  • Head back into Jackson and grab lunch at Local
  • After lunch, do some shopping/ site seeing around Jackson’s Town Square
  • Walk back to MMM, and hop in the hot tub to warm up
  • Get ready, shower up, and make the quick walk over to Gather for dinner

*Note: This activity may require an advance reservation through Double H Bar. Check with our Wise Guides for the most up-to-date information.

So bookmark this itinerary, print it out, do whatever you need to do, but make sure you try and fit at least some of these activities in while you’re here. See you soon!