Jackson Hole and Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center
The Jackson Hole and Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center, located in the city of Jackson, Wyoming, is an inter-agency visitor center surrounded by wetland and grassland habitats that are perfect for bird and wildlife observation. Run by six agencies, it offers a spectacular view of the National Elk Refuge and exhibits that tell of its history.
Tourists from out of town can choose among a selection of low-cost hotels that are conveniently located within minutes of the visitor center. The Lexington at Jackson Hole is only five minutes away, offering free airport transportation, 24-hour customer assistance, and a daily breakfast buffet. It also has relaxing amenities such as a heated indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness center. The Homewood Suites by Hilton Jackson Hole is just as close, and serves as the ideal base camp for those who are going to the Grand Teton National Park. Its homey ambiance is complete with complimentary coffee, a convenience store, and a business center with high-speed Internet access. Those who want to veer away from the mountain activities can visit the Center for the Arts, a nearly five-minute drive from the visitor center. Opening in 1991, it has strived to become the artistic focal point of Jackson Hole by providing a space for local artists and organizations to thrive. Another destination that is not necessarily mountain-related but is nestled within the Grand Tenon National Park is the Chapel of the Sacred Heart, a picturesque log chapel that is a famous wedding site.