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Adventures in Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone

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Adventures in Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone

We are planning a trip in early July to Jackson Hole. There are four things we would like to do but are also open to other recommendations.

We will be in Jackson Hole for a week except for one night we are staying in W. Yellowstone so we can spend 1.5-2 days seeing Yellowstone National Park. We will have a car so we can drive to the Grand Tetons or other locations for the adventures.

The adventures are:

White Water Rafting

Horseback Riding

Rodeo

Hot Air Balloon

I have two questions on each adventure.

1. Do we "need" to make reservations ahead of time, which I hesitate to do due to not know the weather.

2. We would like recommendations for companies and locations that you have used that you would recommend going with.

Thank you.

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1. Re: Adventures in Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone

Whitewater rafting, you can wait on the reservations if you're flexible on which outfitter and what time of day.

jacksonholenet.com/summer_recreation/whitewa…

Barker-Ewing.com

DaveHansenWhitewater.com

JHWW.com

LewisandClarkRiverRafting.com

Mad-River.com

Oars.com

SandsWhitewater.com

TetonWhitewater.com

Horseback riding, you can wait on the reservation. If you want something fairly close to Jackson for a 1 or 2 hour ride, I'd suggest Mill Iron Ranch.

http://www.millironranch.net/trail-rides.html

For the rodeo in Jackson, reservations are a good idea of you're limited on which days you can attend. (Wed and Sat evenings Memorial Day weekend through the end of August, plus each Friday during August, plus July 3-6 and 12).

http://www.jacksonholerodeo.us/

rodeo seating:

https:/…

Hot air balloon, I have no earthly idea. One company that offers these rides is:

http://www.wyomingballoon.com/indexani.html

Edited: 5:36 pm, June 02, 2013
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2. Re: Adventures in Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone

"Hot air balloon, I have no earthly idea." That wry humor again. At least you are down to earth.

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3. Re: Adventures in Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone

It's nice to be appreciated.

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4. Re: Adventures in Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone

I remember one review of the hot air ballon ride from someone. They said it was too hot and too high to see anything. Who would think?

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5. Re: Adventures in Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone

Thank you for the great feedback and quick response.

Any preference/recommendation on which white water rafting company to go with (i.e., friendly and fun guides, best locations)? I heard the Snake River is a good place to go. Your thougths?

I saw that there is a rodeo in the Grand Teton area on the 4th of July. Any feedback on that one? Reservations??

Love the comments on the hot air ballooning.

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