Shopping In Jackson Hole
Around the Country, Jackson Hole Shopping Holds Its Own
With its selection of galleries, stores, and boutiques, some would consider shopping in Jackson Hole an adventure ranking right up there with hot air ballooning. Whether you’re a Jackson Hole local or tourist, you’re sure to find that one special souvenir item that just screams “Jackson Hole” to you or the finishing touch for your kitchen overlooking the Grand Tetons that has eluded you for a while.
Shopping in Jackson Hole is a unique blend of old and new. The town square’s trendy art galleries and boutiques sit on wooden sidewalks and elk antler light fixtures are sold in state of the art galleries. Jackson Hole’s galleries and boutiques don’t confine the definition of art to something that hangs on the wall. Though shoppers have no limit to the type or style of wall art to buy in Jackson Hole, a growing number of galleries specialize in western memorabilia, authentic Native American artifacts and crafts, and heirlooms from the trapping days and cowboy life.
On the shopping trail of something else? Jackson Hole’s stores sell a vast collection of textiles, buckles, prints, and beadwork. Whether these treasures depict scenes of Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Parks is up to you. Contemporary native artisans have set up lucrative shops in Jackson Hole and do a fine business selling furniture, rugs, pottery, baskets, and jewelry.