Grand Targhee Resort: Winter Fun near Driggs, Idaho
By Karin Wertheim • Posted on Feb 2, 2014
Driggs, Idaho - Grand Targhee Resort, located 12 miles from Driggs, Idaho in Alta, Wyoming on the west side of the Tetons, boasts a 2,270 foot vertical drop with 5 lifts and over 500 inches of annual snowfall. Because of it's close proximity to Grand Targhee and amenities, National Geographic named Driggs in its Top 10 Emerging Ski Towns.
In addition to incredible alpine skiing and snowboarding with short lift lines, Grand Targhee Resort offers other winter activities like cross-country skiing, tubing, snow biking, and snowshoeing. Enjoy a rejuvenating massage after a long day of skiing. In the summer, Grand Targhee Resort is also great for biking, hiking, disc golf, and is home to the annual Targhee Fest and Targhee Bluegrass festival.
Nearby, Driggs has its own beautiful hiking and cross-country ski trails, and fly fishing in the summer or winter. Just over Teton pass from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Driggs also offers outdoor gear shops, great restaurants, and natural foods co-op.