Grand Teton Guide

Grand Teton National Park is one of the most stunning national parks in the west.

The star attraction is the Grand Teton mountain range, which rises straight up out of the plains of the Jackson Hole valley. Canyons separate several of the peaks, two large lakes (and many smaller ones) lie at the foot of the mountains and Snake River meanders along the length of the valley.

You can visit historic Mormon barns and tiny churches; drive from one stunning viewpoint to another; hike around the lakes and deep into the canyons; and see moose and bison. It easily makes the list of the best national parks in the United States.

Grand Teton National Park at a glance

  • State: Wyoming
  • Main attractions: Mountains, lakes, river
  • Best time to go: Summer-fall
  • Hotels/ Airbnbs: Inside the park, Jackson, Teton Village and other parts of Jackson Hole
  • Campgrounds: Inside park and near the park
  • Dining: Inside the park, Jackson
  • Shuttle: No

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About the author

James Ian Yosemite

James Ian has traveled to 82 countries and all 7 continents.  He has visited all of the main national parks in the United States, as well as many national monuments and state parks.

He has rafted through the Grand Canyon; rappelled down slot canyons near Zion and Arches; hiked among the hoodoos in Bryce and the enormous trees in Sequoia; admired the waterfalls in Yosemite and the colored hot springs in Yellowstone; seen moose in Grand Tetons and seals in the Channel Islands, and much more.

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