ROAD ADVENTURES HOT SPOT: GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, WY
This month, we are spotlighting the breathtaking Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming as this month’s Road Adventure’s Hot Spot location!
With extraordinary wildlife, grand mountain landscapes, and over two hundred miles of trails, there’s so many reasons why we are choosing to feature this location. Keep reading to see some of our top picks for things to do and places to visit in the Grand Teton National Park area!
Hiking and Climbing
Whether you prefer the panoramic views of Mount Moran or wildflowers and views of the iconic Jackson Lake, there are plenty of trails and avenues for you to explore!
Climbing is also a popular activity in Grand Teton. Every year, thousands of people visit the park hoping to reach one of the iconic peaks. Just be sure to follow guidelines and use the correct gear in order to ensure a safe and fun activity.
Grand Teton National Park is home to a wide variety of animals. Grizzly and black bears, bison, moose, elk, pronghorn, and more live throughout the park. To learn more about wildlife habitats and animal behavior, be sure to attend ranger-led programs before you head out to explore!
Spend a morning or afternoon in Grand Teton horseback riding and experience the views the same way the early explorers did. Jackson Lake Lodge horseback riding also offers one and two hour scenic rides where you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the Tetons, Oxbow Bend, and the Snake River. Colter Bay Village along the shores of Swan and Heron Ponds and include panoramic mountain views from wildflower meadows.
Jackson Lake Cruise with Breakfast or Dinner
Colter Bay Marina offers Breakfast and Dinner Lake Cruises to Elk Island, which is a unique and exclusive activity in Grand Teton. Once on the island, you’ll find a hot buffet waiting for you. Breakfast includes trout, pancakes, potatoes, eggs, yogurt, pastries, fruit, cowboy coffee, and more. Dinner features steak and trout with a variety of sides. Enjoy your meal with Mount Moran directly in front of you, rising out of the lake. After your meal, take time to explore the island and hike a short overlook trail.
Colter Bay RV Park
Colter Bay RV Park provides full hookups for campers and is in a lodgepole pine forest near Colter Bay Village. While not on the shores of Jackson Lake, a short stroll leads to a spectacular view of Mount Moran and the northern Teton Range. Colter Bay Village has many facilities including a visitor center, restaurants, stores, cabins, a marina. Shower and laundry services are available for additional fee.
Pick you dates and then check out your options for a rental by seeing all we have to offer at www.roadadventures.com/rentals.