The Jackson Airport (tel. 307/733-7682; www.jacksonholeairport.com) is located north of town at the southern end of Grand Teton National Park. American Airlines (tel. 800/433-7300) flies in from Chicago, and regular service is provided from Denver and Salt Lake City by Delta (tel. 800/221-1212) and United (tel. 800/241-6522). Northwest (tel. 800/225-2525) also connects from Billings, Montana.
If you're getting here on your own wheels, come north from I-80 at Rock Springs on U.S. 189/191, or come east from I-15 at Idaho Falls on U.S. 26 and either come through Snake River Canyon on that highway or veer north over Teton Pass on Wyo. 32. If you are coming south from Yellowstone National Park, you can stay on U.S. 89, which runs north and south through both parks and into town. For up-to-date weather information and local road conditions, contact the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce.
The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce has information on just about everything in and around Jackson. Along with the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service, representatives of the chamber can be found at the informative Visitors Center, 532 N. Cache St., about 3 blocks north of Town Square with a view of the National Elk Refuge. For information on lodging, events, and activities, contact the chamber at P.O. Box 550, Jackson, WY 83001 (tel. 307/733-3316; www.jacksonholechamber.com). For lodging information and reservations, call Jackson Hole Central Reservations (tel. 888/838-6606; www.jacksonholewy.com).
Once you're on the ground, major car-rental operations serving the airport include Alamo/National (tel. 800/227-7368), Avis (tel. 800/230-4898), and Hertz (tel. 800/654-3131). Also providing rentals in the area are Dollar (tel. 800/800-3665), Thrifty (tel. 800/847-4389), and Eagle Rent-a-Car, downtown at 375 N. Cache St. (tel. 307/739-9999).
Taxi service is available from Buckboard Cab (tel. 307/733-1112) and Cowboy Cab (tel. 307/413-1000). Alltrans (tel. 800/443-6133 or 307/733-3135; www.jacksonholealltrans.com) offers shuttle service from the airport and national park tours. Many of the hotels and car-rental agencies in the Jackson area offer free shuttle service to and from the airport.
The Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START) offers bus transport from Teton Village to Jackson daily for $3 (half price for seniors and students; children 8 and under ride free). Service includes about 70 trips a day between downtown and Teton Village in the winter and 15 in the summer; it shuts down around 12:30am year-round. For specific schedule information, contact START at tel. 307/733-4521 or browse www.startbus.com.
Held annually in late May, Old West Days is a 4-day event dedicated to Jackson's frontier past, with a shootout, cowboy poetry readings, a parade, and a rodeo. The other big annual event is the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival, a 10-day extravaganza in September with special events every day. Contact the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce for further information on either.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.