TOP 10 MUST DOS IN TETON VALLEY
Here’s our Top 10 Things to do In Teton Valley Idaho. Driggs, Idaho may seem like a quiet little one stoplight town, but visit this gem and you’re guaranteed to fall in love. Close to Yellowstone National Park, iconic Jackson, Wyoming, and Grand Teton National Park, it only makes sense to make Teton Valley your trip’s home base. There are so many things that we love about the area, but we’ve narrowed our top 10 Things To Do In Teton Valley, Idaho.
1. VISIT GRAND TARGHEE RESORT
Grand Targhee Resort is known for it’s record snowfall and quite slopes in the winter, but it also offers tremendous summer activities. From the top of Fred’s Mountain (accessible by a scenic chair ride) you have epic views of the entire Teton Range, surrounding area, and the Valley floor. The resort sports 15-plus miles of lift-served downhill bike trails, and over 70-plus miles of cross country and multi use trails. There are beautiful hikes, guided horseback rides by Haviland’s Western Adventure, a pool, slopeside dining and lodging options, campsites and more!
2. float the Teton with help from trs
On the “hotter” days in the valley (much more pleasant than other August heats) you will find that floating the Teton River is the perfect way to cool down. Teton River Supply is located in downtown Driggs and has everything you need for a day on the water. They will even shuttle the gear to and from for you, so all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. You may even see a moose along the way, and you will most certainly have spectacular Teton views.
3. find your gear essentials at habitat
Habitat High Altitude Provisions is your one stop shop for any gear you need to complete your adventure pack. Their knowledgable staff is waiting to help you, and local artists’s stickers can be found in the front of the shop. Because, no mountain trip is truly complete until you’ve snagged a few new stickers for the collection. They also rent out bikes and e-bikes and can point you to the scenic bike path that runs from Driggs to Victor, which is another great activity option!
4. enjoy a huckleberry milkshake
Huckleberry jam, candies, chocolate, chapstick, what? It’s everywhere! But, yes, it is that good. Victor Emporium is an absolute must for any dairy eating, ice cream loving visitor. They have all kinds of stuff, but most importantly, delicious huckleberry milkshakes.
5. Dine at one of the great restaurants
Driggs may be small, but it’s restaurant game is strong. Quality over quantity, right? Forage Bistro focuses on local and well sourced fare and offers daily happy hours! Citizen 33 is dishing up delicious burgers and freshly brewed beers to go with them. They’ll also fill your growler and sell crowlers to go! Tatanka Tavern has and impressive beer list, a rooftop dining section, and front row views of their brick oven pizza stove. Teton Thai, well, just ask anyone on the street about it and you’ll have your answer.
If you’re heading over the pass for a day in the parks or Jackson, Victor Valley Market has delicious build your own grab and go sandwiches that are perfect for any action packed day.
6. See a Movie at the Spud Drive-In
7. Explore new heights
Experience the Valley from a unique perspective! Elevated Ballooning offers private hot air balloon rides and are great for romantic flights for two, or bucket list adventures. When flying with Elevated Ballooning you can expect the solitude of a personal experience. They fly smaller balloons, providing a more intimate relationship with the science of ballooning for you and your fellow passengers. Their baskets can accommodate parties of up to four people; larger parties can be accommodated, but may be divided into several balloons.
8. Check Out Grand Teton Brewing
One of the last attractions before heading over Teton Pass and into the state of Wyoming is Grand Teton Brewing. They’re serving cold beers brewed on site and offer great outdoor seating options. They’re also the only place in the Valley that you’ll find food trucks this summer!
9. Friday farmers market and art fair
Town sure is bustling on Friday mornings! Snag an easy to find parking spot and begin exploring the downtown area. The Farmers Market runs from 9:00am to 1:00pm. You’ll find lots of amazing veggies, cheeses, breads, honey and more. The purveyors are there and waiting to answer any questions you have.
Our small town sure does have a lot of talent! Just head to Muggler’s Plaza to see what the local artists have been working on! You can support local while finding the best souvenirs to bring home to loved ones, or keep for yourself! They’ll also be set up in front of the Geotourism center on Saturday if you miss them on Friday!
10. Fly Fish With WorldCast Anglers
This area is known for it’s fly fishing, making a trip with WorldCast Anglers a must. Why WorldCast Anglers, you ask? They hold commercial operating permits on the most premier water in the areas. This means you’ll be granted access to world class fishing spots, while fishing with guides who know what spots are fishing just right and what flies are bringing the fish in.
There is plenty more to explore in Teton Valley, but you’ll just have to figure that out on your own! This is just a little snippet of what we think the Top 10 Things To do In Teton Valley, Idaho are.
Safe travels, and enjoy!