Teton Springs Lodge & Spa attracts more than their fair share of ski, snowboard & snowmobiler enthusiasts looking for perfect weekend winter family getaways. The lodge is the centerpiece of Teton Springs Resort and enjoys a stellar reputation, not just in the Yellowstone-Teton region; the word is out throughout the entire northwest. Families following the snow, affordability and quality accommodations inevitably find Teton Springs. Grand Targhee, arguably the most family-friendly resort in the Rockies, is a short drive from Teton Springs. All the services parents could need for themselves and the children can be accommodated at Targhee. There’s even a special section of the mountain strictly devoted to appeal to kids’ sense of adventure and wonderment.
Winter vacation and ski packages go hand in hand
Weekend winter family getaways at Teton Springs usually mean ski vacation packages are on the agenda. There’s a variety of ski and snowboard packages to choose from, and despite its far reaching reputation as being one of Idaho’s premier winter luxury resorts, the accommodations at Teton Springs are surprisingly affordable. There’s also a staggering array of lodging choices for families and friends to choose from. For a short weekend stay, the most popular units are the one and two bedroom luxury suites. Spaciously designed suites feature custom designed furnishings and attractive western décor. A high efficiency gas fireplace graces the living room and the fully equipped kitchen in the one and two bedroom suites offers full size appliances.
Ready for a fun winter vacation for the family?
But just in case the family is looking for a real vacation, a break from the normal routine of everyday life, and thus not at all interested in cooking up their own meals, there are many interesting restaurant choices in Teton Valley. Victor city center is literally a few miles from Teton Springs and 8 miles north of Victor is the charming hamlet of Driggs, Idaho. Each town sports a surprising number of restaurants; each member of the family is guaranteed to find their favorite dish. A scouting trip to find that perfect eatery is so convenient as you pass through Victor and Driggs on your way to Grand Targhee.
So many of Teton Springs guests first visited this award-winning resort as a summer guest
The myriad of activities available within steps of the accommodations appeals to mom, dad and the kids. The fun is literally steps away and the parents can watch from their private patio as the kids enjoy the games on the expansive lawn of the Lodge. But the adventure expands well beyond the resort. Teton Springs offers summer guests access to the private award-winning Headwaters Golf Club, which happens to be the last course designed by golf legend Byron Nelson. Families are especially enthralled with the resort’s 25 meter pool with large sunning decks, hot tubs and kids Geyser Land. The ponds and lakes that dot this landscape are perfect for learning the art of casting a fly rod. And, if a guided trip to one of the region’s world-famous trout filled rivers is in order, well, that can be arranged too. There’s also plenty of hiking and biking trails just steps from the accommodations. After all, this is Yellowstone-Teton territory.
Summer guests so enthralled with Teton Springs; the accommodations, the resort’s laid-back vibe, optimum summer temps, know that the winter scene here is just as appealing for family trips, if not more so. The Headwaters Grille restaurant on property provides a warm and intimate dining experience. The Chef is always creating something special for guests, and often his ever-changing menu includes fresh seafood flown in for weekend guests. Chef also uses locally grown products and Teton Valley born and raised beef in many of his menu items. The hours are perfect for taking a few powder runs at nearby Grand Targhee and then relaxing by the fire with a delicious and relaxing meal at Headwaters! Teton Springs, a favorite for families in any season!