Ski getaways often represent the yearly highlights for many travelers, versus the more popular and traditional summer time vacation. There are so many choices for an annual cold-weather trek to the mountains. Skiers and snowboarders have lots of viable options and these trips take the getaway ski bum to the most gorgeous locations in the world. However, skiers don’t have to leave United States borders for premier ski and snowboard destinations. In fact, the best spots can more often than not be found in the Rocky Mountains and the resorts are normally convenient to reach, whether by air or by a good old fashioned road trip. Teton Springs Lodge in Victor, Idaho, is perfectly situated geographically for easy access to some of the best winter adventures in North America.
If the Teton Mountains are in your sights for ski getaways, the good news just got better
Not only does this Yellowstone-Teton region host two of America’s best resorts, Grand Targhee and Jackson Hole, but both of these Northern Rocky areas are easily accessible by major airlines. Visitors to Teton Springs Resort in eastern Idaho and those headed to western Wyoming are not limited to one airport when planning their travel to this magnificent vacation spot. The airports in Idaho Falls and Jackson Hole are state-of-the-art facilities that serve visitors arriving from not just the United States but from across the globe. Jackson Hole Airport also has the distinct honor of being the only airport in the United States that’s located within the boundaries of a national park. Flying into Jackson, passengers will get their first glimpse of Grand Teton National Park and the towering Teton Mountains. It presents an incredible sense of arrival unparalleled anywhere else in North America.
Travelers looking for the desirable nonstop flight will discover that flying into Jackson Hole, in particular, generally offers more options. Jackson Hole and Grand Targhee Resorts, in partnership with the Jackson Hole Chamber and an organization called Jackson Hole Air, have conducted extensive research through the years to best determine which major cities would prove fruitful if direct flights were offered. In the process, these organizations have all worked together to raise considerable funds to entice major airlines to offer more attractive service. Even local businesses have committed dollars to the cause, knowing it will enhance the number of skiers headed to the local slopes.
So Much to Do While Staying in the Teton Valley
The consumer is the ultimate winner in this effort, and as a result, Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Spokane, Los Angeles and New York have offered this convenient service over the past decade. The cities targeted for this much desired mode of travel changes from year to year but skiers and snowboarders can always count on numerous direct flights into Jackson and Idaho Falls. Even coming from the east coast, given the two hour time bonus, snow sliders often have time to catch an afternoon run up Rendezvous Bowl at the Jackson Hole mega resort. In fact, a complimentary half day lift ticket to sample Jackson Hole’s slopes directly upon arrival is often thrown in as a bonus for arriving skiers.
Quick and Easy Winter Getaways
There are not many destination resorts in the western United States that can offer such quick and easy ski getaways. It also explains why ski vacations at Teton Springs Lodge & Spa rival in guest popularity the resort’s summer stay and play golf packages. Golfers arrive from all over the country to tee it up on the award-winning Headwaters Club designed by legendary golfer Byron Nelson. This iconic pro designed two gems here, an 18 hole and par 3 course. Winter visitors to Teton Springs enjoying a leisurely cross-country ski on the snow blanketed golf course terrain can only imagine what a glorious day on the links here will be. Before you leave this snow belt, book that summer vacation!