"The town is large enough to host cultural events, such as the New York City Ballet at the arts centre, but small enough that people enjoy and appreciate the personal interactions with shopowners,” says Christian Burch, co-founder of furniture and homeware shop Mountain Dandy.
"Itinerary for non-skiers Love ski resorts but hate the skiing? Visitors can still enjoy the snow without having to clip on a pair of ski boots. Take a snowmobile trip to Old Faithful, a cone geyser in one of the US’s greatest national parks, Yellowstone. If you’d prefer something closer to home, Grand Teton National Park is on the town’s doorstep as well as National Elk Refuge, where elks can be spotted from the back of a horsedriven sleigh. Back in downtown Jackson there are thriving retail and restaurant scenes. Swing by Gaslight Alley, a quaint narrow pedestrianised street that’s lined with shops such as Valley Bookstore, Mountain Dandy for furniture and Made for knickknacks. Let lunch commence at the homely Persephone Bakery or airy Picnic café followed by après ski at the lively Mangy Moose or Million Dollar Cowboy Bar. Who said après ski is only for skiers?
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