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Driggs, Idaho activities: mountain biking

  • Posted on August 23, 2014
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Driggs, Idaho activities: mountain biking! Yes, alongside flyfishing, skiing, hiking and touring the national parks-mountain biking is starting to become an attraction for the whole family.  So…. if you are thinking about throwing your bike in for your visit to Teton Valley Cabins, that is a definite yes! An excellent resource calling your name is just 10 miles up the road. Grand Targhee has been hard at work to create a “one size fits all” mountain biking stop for everyone involved, regardless of their levels. If you wish, it is always an option to enjoy a road bike ride from town up to…

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Driggs, Idaho Activities: Plein Air Workshop

  • Posted on August 14, 2014
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 Driggs, Idaho activities: Plein Air took place this past month! From July 27 through August 2, artists gathered in Driggs to take part in learning, collaboration, and a little healthy competition. In the world of Art, Plein Air is an expression from the French which means “in the open air,” and is used to describe the act of painting outdoors. Plein Air painting challenges artists to concentrate on the information in front them, and re-create their impression with paint onto canvas in the moment.  Plein Air painting became popular in France in the late 19th century and largely contributed to…

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Victor Idaho Activities: Music on Main

  • Posted on July 18, 2014
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For seven Thursdays this summer Victor, Idaho will be buzzing and loud with activity, from a now household slogan known as Music on Main. To the outside visitor and passer by, this outdoor musical venue looks like a great way to grab some eclectic dinner in a mountain town and have some decent “people watching.” To the locals and long timers of the valley – it is a mainstay in the heart of our fundraising pulse. If you live in Teton County, you come to Music on Main to see your friends, land upon some dinner that you don’t have to…

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Grand Teton National Park: Jenny Lake and Hidden Falls

  • Posted on July 8, 2014
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A day in Grand Teton National Park during your stay at Teton Valley Cabins is a must do. More specifically, a stop at Jenny Lake will surpass your expectations.  Whether you live in the region or you are travelling thousands of miles across the country, or world – the grandeur and majesty of the Grand Teton Mountain range has yet to disappoint.  At the base of those mountains, is Jenny Lake and the  200 foot cascading (and quite famous) Hidden Falls. Jenny Lake is named after a Shoshone Indian who married an Englishman, Richard “Beaver Dick” Leigh.   Explore the Jenny Lake Ranger Station for…

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New gateway for cabins near Grand Teton National Park

  • Posted on June 12, 2014
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A new gateway for cabins near Grand Teton National Park has been erected and looks protectively over our lovely little spot here in Teton Valley. On Monday, June 9th, the entryway into the cozy and welcoming Teton Valley Cabins was replaced with new sturdy, strong and profound  pine logs to mark the entry to our hotel. The proprietors of Teton Valley Cabins have known for  a few years that the beloved and familiar entryway beaming with “loud” charisma needed to be replaced, but they wanted to preserve it’s towering presence, because it has become so familiar to loyal repeat visitors.  Guests knew…

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cabins near yellowstone: roads re open!

  • Posted on May 14, 2014
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  Cabins near Yellowstone: roads re open! Use Teton Valley Cabins as your home base for adventure each day. Beginning on the first day that the roads open, and continuing during the expanse of Spring and specifically the months of May and early June early birds who are determined to catch rare glimpses of animal activity  and see these wild and beautiful creatures interacting with their new offspring in their natural habitat is a phenomenal opportunity experienced by a group of fortunate members who will forever their “memorable sighting” in the that magical park known as Yellowstone. Others covet to sit in one area and…

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      If you are visiting Teton Valley at the end of April,  mark on your list of Driggs Idaho activities: Grand Targhee exciting season finale. Our local mountain chose to host a post-season event as a capstone to the end of the regular 2013-2014 winter season. The Crazy Horse Snowmobile Hill Climb came to Grand Targhee this weekend, and as it turned out, it landed on what now has become  one of the more memorable and top quality powder dumps of the winter. Over the course of the 48 hour weekend, the top of the lifts gracefully accepted close to 25 inches of fresh,…

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Driggs Idaho Activities: Grand Targhee Cardboard Box Derby

  • Posted on April 13, 2014
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      If you are visiting Teton Valley in April,  mark on your list of Driggs Idaho activities: Grand Targhee Cardboard Box Derby.  For fourteen years, kids and “grown-up kids” have enjoyed participating in this creative tradition. Since 2000, Grand Targhee – arguably the most family-friendly ski resort in west has hosted the fun and exciting cardboard box derby on closing weekend. That was until now. This year, the derby took place on the bluebird day with no wind and a temp in the high 50s. The date was Saturday, April 12th (yesterday as a matter of fact) and everything…

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Enjoy Driggs offseason specials at Teton Valley Cabins!

  • Posted on March 20, 2014
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  It is almost April and that means that it is time to enjoy Driggs offseason specials at Teton Valley Cabins. You ask,  “What will l be able to do while I am there?” Yes, this is a common inquiry always asked of off season folks contemplating a visit to Teton Valley Cabins during our “shoulder season” otherwise known as the slower time of year at the property. Our response?  Enjoy the quiet! Have a  soak in the jacuzzi in solidarity or only with your traveling companion. The reasons are abundant….. Springtime in Teton Valley is quiet compared to the buzz that the height…

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Leon “Slim” Weston, A Grand Targhee Legend.

  • Posted on March 5, 2014
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  Leon “Slim” Weston. A Grand Targhee legend will be greatly missed. The famous backrubs and comforting smile he gave in lift lines cannot ever be replaced. On February 11, Teton Valley lost a friend and an icon. He knew no strangers and made friends with every face who met him at the chairlift. Slim devoted 45 winters to Grand Targhee with impeccable work ethic, contagious energy, and a happy demeanor that could not be ignored.  Weston was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2011 and fought courageously for years, even working at the mountain a few days on the very week he passed. …

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