Endless adventure and scenery to explore in the Teton Valley. The Blue Buffalo Condo is your base camp.

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Your Base Camp

This quiet rustic town has access to two National Parks and three National Forests. In Driggs you can enjoy the beautiful peaks of the Grand Tetons while taking in the valley scenery. The town is full of friendly people, a variety of restaurants, year-round outdoor activities, and events that draw people from all over the nation.

Right: Riding through Driggs  

Things to Do

  • Cruise around town on one of the Blue Buffalo complimentary bikesfavicon
  • Teton Valley Museum
  • Spud Drive-In Theater
  • World-Class golfing at the Huntsman Springs
  • Hiking, mountain biking, or snowshoe – Darby Wind Cavesfavicon, Fall Creek Falls, the Teton Crest, Palisades Creek, Teton Canyon, Henderson Canyon, Horseshoe Canyon
  • Ski or snowboard – Grand Targhee Ski Resort
  • Soak in the Green Canyon Hot Springs
  • Cross country ski the Alta track
  • Fishing in the famous Snake River

Events (dates are approximate)

  • Huntsman Springs’ Celebrate America festival – Julyfavicon
  • Teton Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival – July
  • Driggs Art Walk – First Friday of summer months
  • Farmer’s Market every Friday in the summer
  • Targhee Music Fest – July
  • Targhee Bluegrass Festival – August
  • Teton Valley Rodeo every Friday night in the summer
  • Teton Valley Snow Fest – January
  • Wydaho Mountain Bike Fest – Labor Day weekend

Good Eats

  • Broulim’s Grocery Store (closed on Sundays) – Deli, Chinese food, Pizza, Fried Chicken
  • Teton Valley Creamery
  • Subway just outside the Buffalo Jct Complex
  • The Royal Wolf restaurant and barfavicon
  • Tony’s Italian restaurant
  • Bangkok Kitchen
  • Teton Thai
  • Forage & Lounge (closed Mondays)
  • Agave Family Mexican Restaurant
  • TWR Grill

A cowboy and cosmopolitan town

Just a thirty five minute drive over the Teton Pass brings you to the great town of Jackson. You’ll find fine dining, shopping, and plenty of adventure outfitters to chose from here. Make a day of it or simply stop by for some dinner and ice cream on your way back to the Blue Buffalo Condo.

Right: A local street in Jackson. Photo: Andrew Kalat, Flickr Creative Common license

Things to Do

  • White water raft the Snake River – Check out the “Lunch Counter” rapid
  • Ride the tram at the Jackson Hole ski resort
  • National Elk Refuge – go on a sleigh ride, view wildlife, fish, become educated
  • Disc golf in Teton Village (free!)
  • Golf at the Teton Pines
  • Hike along Cache Creek and the surrounding trails
  • Nightlife – Bars, bands and booze. What more is there to say?
  • Spend an evening of entertainment with the Bar J Wranglersfavicon
  • Horseback riding with one of the many outfitters
  • Shop ’til you drop – from local art, sporting and fishing goods, to valley boutiques
  • Treat yourself to a spa at one of many lodges
  • Snow tube at the Snow King mountain resort
  • Experience the winter scenery by dogsledding (must book in advance)

Events (dates are approximate)

  • Elk Fest – May
  • Jackson Hole Live – outdoor concerts all summer long
  • Grand Teton Music Festival – July to Aug
  • World Championship Snowmobiling Hill Climbs – March
  • Art Fairs – July and Aug
  • Crawfish Boil – June
  • Old West Days – May
  • Farmer’s Market – all summer long Sat mornings
  • + so much more. There’s always something going on in this town

Good Eats

  • Choose from about 100 restaurants
  • MacPhail’s Burger – Buffalo burger favicon
  • Snake River Brewing – for some brewskies! what else?!
  • Lotus Cafe – vegan and vegetarian options in addition to other yummies
  • Moo’s Gourmet Inc. – for all of your local ice cream and milkeshake needs
  • Cafe Boheme – Crepes, pastries, croissants egg sandwiches, with a European flair
  • Rendezvous Bistro – for some fine dining

Majestic peaks and pristine lakes

Just a few minutes from Jackson, WY this beautiful national park has over two hundred miles of trails, gorgeous lakes, and so many activities to choose from. This is a perfect destination for multiple day-trips from the Blue Buffalo Condo.

Right: Teton Sunset. Photo: Tom Babich, Flickr Creative Common license

Things to Do

  • Stop by the visitor center for park information, alerts, and suggestions
  • Jenny Lake – rent a canoe, take an easy hike to a waterfallfavicon
  • Hike the challenging 4,000 ft up the Teton Canyon
  • Bike more than 100 miles of paved roads
  • Book a wildlife tour to see bighorn sheep, bear, moose, swans, beavers +more
  • Rock climb routes in Garnet Canyon
  • Float down the snake river
  • Pack a picnic and a take a scenic drive to Jackson Lakes

Good Eats

  • Most of the lodges have some food options. For more of a variety head back to Jackson.

America’s first national park

A short scenic drive away Yellowstone is worth the day trip. You’ll see wildlife, experience the world’s largest collection of geysers, and be in awe at the beauty of this preserved land.

Right: Yellowstone geysers Photo: Upsilon Andromedae, Flickr Creative Common license

Things to Do

  • Stop by the visitor center for park information, alerts, and suggestions
  • Take a slow drive to Old Faithful stopping along the way to enjoy the sceneryfavicon
  • Hike to Fairy Falls – 5 miles rt, easy
  • Hike Yellowstone Lake overlook – 2 miles rt, moderately strenuous
  • Walk around the Upper Geyser Basin and Grand Prismatic Spring favicon
  • Fish the Gallatin River, Madison River, Firehole River, Gibbon River + more (no permit required but check for fees and regulations)
  • Wildlife viewing is a very high probability in Yellowstone. Keep your camera handy!

Good Eats

  • Old Faithful lodge has the most food options within the park year-round
  • Other options in the park are at various lodges at Mammoth Hot Springs, Canyon lodge, Grant Village (not all lodges open in the winter)
  • West Yellowstone Entrance has many dining options
  • Arrowleaf Ice Cream Parlor – get huckleberry in the summer!!!
  • Las Palmitas – it’s a taco bus. ’nuff said.
  • Wild West Pizzeria & Saloon

So much more to do…

There’s way more to do in addition to the National Parks. Driggs is surrounded by amazing country and cities. Most of these spots are between 1-2 hours drive from the Blue Buffalo Condo. Go explore!

Right: Titcomb Basin, Wind Rivers Range, WY

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  • Take the kids to Bear World in Rexburg, Idaho
  • Heise Hot Springs – Ririe, Idaho
  • Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve – a volcanic wonderland in Idaho
  • Palisades Reservoir – Idaho
  • St. Anthony Sand Dunes – clear and shifting white quartz sand up to 400 ft high
  • Upper and Lower Mesa Falls – Idaho. Or drive the Mesa Falls scenic byway
  • Visit BYU-Idaho in Rexburg