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Three snowboarders navigate a groomed ski run at Grand Targhee, with fog covering Teton Valley, Idaho



Winter is the most beautiful time of year in Wyoming. Make the most of it with a weekend getaway to one of these wonderful destinations.


Visiting Yellowstone National Park during the winter is quite the adventure. You’ll find smaller crowds, stunning views, and all sorts of winter fun. Whether you rent a warming hut for a thrilling skiing, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling trek, or you post up in the cozy Old Faithful Lodge or Mammoth Hotel, a trip to snowy Yellowstone makes for an amazing winter getaway. Here are some tips for a winter Yellowstone visit.

Saratoga Hot Springs

There’s nothing like a dip in hot springs when the weather turns cold. If this sounds like your idea of a getaway, Saratoga Hot Springs Resort delivers an all-encompassing experience. Soak in the mineral hot springs pools. Pamper yourself at the Healing Waters spa. Tilt back a pint at the Snowy Mountain Pub. Explore the North Platte Valley atop a snowmobile. This place has it all.

Grand Targhee

If fresh powder and exhilarating descents are your thing, Grand Targhee Resort on the western side of the Tetons is the ultimate Wyoming winter destination. There are few more picturesque ski resorts in the United States. Book a ski-in/ski-out suite for an unbeatable ski weekend. And if you have time, be sure to sneak over to Jackson Hole. It’s about an hour away and loaded with five-star dining, lively nightlife, and all sorts of mountain town fun.

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