Jackson Hole, Wyoming (PRWEB) January 25, 2013
Jackson Hole, home to the largest sled dog race in the lower 48 states, which starts this evening out of Jacksons Town Square, is sled dog central this time of year, according to the Wyoming Inn, catering to guests in town for the festivities around the 2013 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR). For travelers who want to experience that thrill of mushing through Jackson Hole backcountry behind a team of sled dog athletes firsthand, the Wyoming Inn has announced a unique winter Wyoming travel package that combines convenient Jackson, Wyo., in-town lodging at the Wyoming Inn with an all-day sled dog tour.
The Wyoming Inns new Sled Dog Touring package includes a shuttle to Jackson Hole Iditarod Sled Dog Tours where guests will meet their sled dog team before gliding through Wyomings snowy wilds to Granite Hot Springs for lunch and a soak in the natural hot springs pool. Package pricing for the Wyoming Inn Sled Dog Touring package includes two nights accommodations for two people at the Wyoming Inn plus a full-day sled dog tour for and starts from $ 930.
Jackson Hole Iditarod Sled Dog Tours, owned by Frank Teasley, an Iditarod musher and founder of the annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race, now in its 18th year, has been taking guests into Jackson Hole backcountry via sled dog team for 20 years. Frank and his experienced guides have been featured in most major travel magazines including “Travel + Leisure” for their outstanding service and once-in-a-lifetime trips.
Described by “USA Today” as located in what seems to be the middle of the wilderness, the historic natural Granite Park Hot Springs offers bathers views of the surrounding Bridger-Teton National Forest. Maintained by the U.S. Forest Service, the pool was first dug by early settlers to collect water, then enhanced by the Civilian Conservation Corps into a swimming pool with deck and changing rooms in 1935. Relaxing winter water temps can get as warm as 114