I’ve just returned from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and couldn’t be more thrilled to tell you about my experience there! I was one of many attendees at the inaugural Jackson Hole Summit.
Although it was my second time in Wyoming–my having been to Jackson and Yellowstone National Park nine years ago–I was able to explore the area comprising Jackson Hole a bit more.
Wyoming is best known as the Equality State or Cowboy State, the former nickname awarded to the state for being the first state to allow women the right-to-vote. (Pretty cool!) Wyoming also happens to be the least populous state in the country, boasting fewer than 600,000 people statewide.
Jackson Hole is a renowned ski resort area. It may be small, but it sure is expansive.
En route to Jackson Hole, I had a layover in Salt Lake City. Below is a picture of the Great Salt Lake as one approaches the city:
Once I got settled in Jackson Hole, I descended 9,100 ft up to a restaurant called The Deck. (FYI: They have a great and cheap Happy Hour menu. If you find yourself in Jackson Hole, go!)
Here’s another picture of the Grand Teton Range from Diamond Cross Ranch. Majestic, right?
Prior to going to Jackson Hole, be prepared for a dramatic shift in altitude. I unfortunately suffered from a bout of altitude sickness and cured it with Advil. (Ibuprofen also works!) If you’re prone or unsuspectingly prone to this kind of dramatic altitude change, come prepared. Otherwise, be on the lookout for some wildlife. Sadly, I didn’t see any bears, elk, or moose but caught a glimpse at some deer.
Have you traveled to Wyoming as well? Let me know about your experience there!