Driggs Idaho, Near Grand Teton National Park

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Driggs Idaho

Driggs, Idaho, is a tiny but popular recreation and resort area in Teton Valley offering activities year-round including art and music festivals, sport tournaments, rodeos and antique fairs.

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  • Just 32 miles from Jackson, Driggs is located on the western front of the Grand Teton range.
  • Driggs has typical services to support visitors passing through and locals who commute to nearby jobs including lodging, dining, and shops.
  • Fly fishing the Teton River, mountain biking at Grand Targhee, and hiking up Teton Canyon are just a few summer activities that you can enjoy in the area. Enjoy skiing and snowboarding at Grand Targhee in the winter.

Overview

Driggs, ID, has a lot to offer locals and visitors enjoying Teton Valley, on the western side of the Tetons. Celebrating its first 100 years in February, 2010, Driggs is the County seat for Teton County, combining old west charm with modern business enterprizes and year-round recreation opportunities.

Location

Driggs, ID, is a small yet bustling town in the Teton Valley on the West side of Grand Teton National Park and Teton Pass, about 32 miles from Jackson, WY.

Services/Amenities

Driggs has typical services to support visitors passing through and locals who commute to nearby jobs including 17 acres of park land, a couple hotels, lodges, and bed and breakfasts, a small private airport, a bookstore, an authentic Austrian bakery, notable artist galleries, cafes, pubs, a couple restaurants, outdoor gear shops and guide services.

Activities

Driggs is a great place to shop for eclectic gifts, find tasty treats at the summer Farmer’s Market, and to dine out. But it only starts there.

Hot Air Balloon Rides
Hot air balloon rides offer a glimpse of the valley and the west side of the Tetons. Teton Valley's 4th of July festivities include an annual multi-day hot air balloon rally. Fly fishing is superb in Teton Valley.

Fly Fishing
Cast a line into or float the Teton River, which runs right through the middle of the valley.

Golfing
A handful of golf courses in the area lure golfing enthusiasts in the summer months.

Mountain Biking
Discover epic mountain biking trails in the Big Hole Mountains, on the west side of the valley, and at Grand Targhee Resort. A number of mountain bike races are held at the resort in the summer.

Hiking
Canyon after canyon on the west side of the Tetons offers great trails for a family hike or a multi day backpack. Make sure to wander up Teton Canyon towards Alaska Basin, where the trail eventually meets up with Grand Teton National Park, if you have the time.

Attractions

Just 11 miles up the road you will find Grand Targhee Resort, a winter and summer destination. Skiers and snowboarders will find epic amounts of powder in the winter. In the summer, find hiking trails, tons of mountain biking trails and a handful of bike races, and two popular music festivals, the Targhee Fest and the Bluegrass Festival.

Getting Here

From Jackson, take W Broadway/US-191 S/US-26 W/US-89 S and turn right on WY-22. Continue on ID-33 West to Driggs.

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