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Idaho Backcountry Skiing: Teton Canyon

  • Posted on December 12, 2014
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Idaho backcountry skiing: Teton Canyon is the hidden gem. Except that is not really hidden. When you stay at  Teton Valley Cabins, you are only 5 miles from the trailhead whose parking lot has a hovering Grand Teton Peak looming overhead. The Teton Canyon trail is on U.S. Forest Service land. This trail is the first to be groomed in the fall and the last to be groomed in the spring. Teton Canyon is our most scenic trail, taking a gentle path up the valley directly towards the Grand Teton. This is a heavily used trail on the weekends and gets a…

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Think Teton Valley Cabins… think Family Ski Vacations!

  • Posted on November 16, 2014
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Winter has come in like a lion!!!! Just six short days ago, I was vigorously planting fall bulbs in my flower beds, smiling as I knew I was just in time, meeting the deadline prior to the ground freezing. Little did I know I had so narrowly made the dealine of 18 fresh inches of crystal snow in my yard and frigid temps. Yes – let us embrace the magical arrival of this winter. Don’t let it sneak up on you the way it snuck up on me! It is time to plan your family ski vacations at Teton Valley…

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TVC employees enjoy Grand Teton National Park

  • Posted on October 13, 2014
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TVC employees enjoy Grand Teton National Park! This past month, on a sunny, but brisk day in September, all of the employees of Teton Valley Cabins enjoyed an evening cruise along the banks of lake at the base of the majestic and  famous Teton range. A special thank you for the invitation and hospitality of Jenny Lake Boating, and its owners.   One of the attractive features of staying at Teton Valley Cabins, is the convenience of driving into the national parks each day and seeing some of it’s glorious gems, such as Jenny Lake. Some of our long-standing employees however, had…

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Teton Valley Wildflowers

  • Posted on September 21, 2014
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It is easy to reflect on our beautiful summer season by remembering all of the Teton Valley Wildflowers! With such a beautiful Fall, we have been lucky enough to spot several varieties even  into the month of September.  There are many species of native wildflowers that grow within a few miles of Teton Valley Cabins, and if you climb in elevation, such as on your way to or  during your time spent at Grand Targhee, you will find a series of other sets who like it more intense –  with tolerances of harsher  wind, temperatures, and sun!  The best times to see wildflowers at their peak…

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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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