Jackson travel guide

Jackson Tourism | Jackson Guide

You're Going to Love Jackson

With a population of 9,577, Jackson is a must-see destination in Wyoming, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Jackson deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Jackson

If you’re looking for affordable options, Snake River Grill (84 E. Broadway) and Trio An American Bistro (45 South Glenwood Street) are great picks.

When to visit Jackson

Jackson in April
Estimated hotel price
$323
1 night at 3-star hotel
Jackson in April
Estimated hotel price
$323
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Jackson in July, when the average temperature is 60.8 °F, and the highest can go up to 82.4 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 5 °F, with an average temperature of 15.8 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in May, when precipitation is around 1.8″. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Jackson, with an average rainfall of 0.9″.

Data provided by weatherbase
Temperatures
Temperatures
Data provided by weatherbase

How to Get to Jackson

Plane

When flying to Jackson, you’ll arrive at Jackson Hole (JAC), which is located 9 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Jackson include American Airlines, Copa Airlines and Lufthansa. The shortest domestic flight to Jackson departs from Seattle and takes around 2h.

Car

Another option to get to Jackson is to pick up a car rental from Salt Lake City, which is about 196 miles from Jackson. You’ll find branches of Fox and Hertz, among others, in Salt Lake City.

Plane

When flying to Jackson, you’ll arrive at Jackson Hole (JAC), which is located 9 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Jackson include American Airlines, Copa Airlines and Lufthansa. The shortest domestic flight to Jackson departs from Seattle and takes around 2h.

Car

Another option to get to Jackson is to pick up a car rental from Salt Lake City, which is about 196 miles from Jackson. You’ll find branches of Fox and Hertz, among others, in Salt Lake City.

Airlines serving Jackson

Lufthansa
Good (4,684 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,557 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,603 reviews)
Air France
Good (982 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,114 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,990 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,405 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,804 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (955 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (799 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (782 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (556 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,741 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (488 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Excellent (315 reviews)
Allegiant Air
Good (431 reviews)
Show more

Where to stay in Jackson

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Antler Inn and SpringHill Suites by Marriott Jackson Hole.

Where to stay in popular areas of Jackson

Most booked hotels in Jackson

Rustic Inn Creekside
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, 795 reviews)
$604+
Cowboy Village Resort
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, 2197 reviews)
$423+
The Virginian Lodge
0 stars
Excellent (8.5, 767 reviews)
$461+
Teton Mountain Lodge and Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, 39 reviews)
$739+
The Lodge at Jackson Hole
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, 935 reviews)
$587+
Alpenhof
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, 267 reviews)
$431+

Renting a car in Jackson

Renting a car in Jackson costs $107 per day, on average, or $214 if you want to rent if for 2 days. National, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Alamo are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Jackson is the Hertz branch at 1250 E Airport Road, which is 1 mile from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 2% cheaper than airport locations in Jackson.

Expect to pay $3.75 per gallon in Jackson (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $44.97 and $59.96. The most frequently booked car type in Jackson is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Premium rental cars (Nissan Maxima or similar) are, on average, 81% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Jackson costs $107 per day, on average, or $214 if you want to rent if for 2 days. National, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Alamo are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Jackson is the Hertz branch at 1250 E Airport Road, which is 1 mile from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 2% cheaper than airport locations in Jackson.

Expect to pay $3.75 per gallon in Jackson (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $44.97 and $59.96. The most frequently booked car type in Jackson is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Premium rental cars (Nissan Maxima or similar) are, on average, 81% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.