Motels near Moose, Wyoming

by Ethan Shaw
The Teton Range dominates views in the Moose, Wyoming vicinity.

The Teton Range dominates views in the Moose, Wyoming vicinity.

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Moose, Wyoming, is an unincorporated community in the bottomlands of the Snake River near the imposing Teton Range, one of the youngest uplifts in the Rocky Mountains, in Grand Teton National Park. In its vicinity are several resorts and rentals, and neighboring larger outposts sport motels, hotels and other accommodations. Book a room at one of these and devote yourself to soaking up scenery, looking for wildlife and hitting the trails or the lakes or the alpine powder.

Teton Village

Teton Village is just southwest of the Moose area. The Inn at Jackson Hole features room types from standard to one- and two-bedroom hotel suites with living rooms and fully equipped kitchens. The Hostel, situated near the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort a mile from the Moose-Wilson entrance to Grand Teton National Park, has both king and quad rooms, the latter constituting either private rooms or four-person bunk rooms

In Jackson

Options diversify in Jackson, the major settlement in Jackson Hole and the jumping-off point for all manner of Teton country recreation. Jackson is about 13 miles south of Moose along Highway 189. Near the iconic elk-antler gateway arch in the Town Square sits the Four Winds Motel on North Millward, sporting 21 rooms with HBO, air-conditioning and other basic amenities. The Cache Creek Motel on North Glenwood Street has kitchenette-equipped rooms, ski lockers and distinct accommodations available for up to six people.

Other Options

Dornan’s Spur Ranch Cabins offer eight one-bedroom and four two-bedroom cabins in Moose. The grounds include gas services, a grocery store, a gift shop, restaurants and a bar. Several other concessionaire-operated lodging facilities are available within Grand Teton National Park itself. These include the Flagg Ranch Resort and the Jackson Lake Lodge.

Attractions and Activities

This region is one of America's hotspots for outdoor recreation, and any of the area’s motels and other forms of lodging offer easy access to the mountains, floodplain flats, hills and forests of the Teton Range and Jackson Hole. Grand Teton National Park itself is the supreme attraction, with its 13,000-foot peaks, hiking trails, mostly undeveloped lakes and plentiful wildlife-watching opportunities; you may see everything from pronghorn and bison to grizzly bears and wolves here, not to mention near-ubiquitous moose. Winter brings the ski season, with Jackson and Teton Village serving as busy centers of operation.

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