Don’t wait until the snow starts to fall to go to the mountains. In the heart of Wyoming ski country is Jackson Hole, the gateway to the Grand Teton and Yellowstone and one of the great small towns of the American West.
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Featured guests include:
Ponteir Sackrey, director of the National Museum of Wildlife Art, discusses the museums origins its featured exhibits and future goals for the museum.
Sarah Janssen, senior editor of The World Almanac for Kids 2014, shares some little-known travel facts and and factoids that will even surprise many adults.
Chef Scott Blackerby, executive chef at Haydens Post at the Snow King Resort, talks about the local ingredients sourced in Wyoming and what it takes to run a restaurant within a mountain resort.
Ed Hewitt, features editor of Independent Traveler, breaks down the best small airports in America.
Christian Beckwith, founder/editor in chief at Outerlocal.com, the social-media outlet for adventurers, talks about his passion for mountain climbing and his involvement with the annual Shift Event that puts the spotlight on conservation in Wyoming.
Ben Olins and Jane Smillie, founders of HerbLester Travel Guides, talks in depth about what sets these guides apart from others and what up-and-coming regions they’re highlighting this year.
Olga Needham, former Russian Olympic gymnast and owner of Olga’s Day Spa, talks about the latest trends in treatments and what skiers and snowboarders need after a long day in the mountains.
Mark Barron, Mayor of Jackson Hole, shares some of his favorite experiences in his town and explains what it’s like to live year-round in a tourist zone.
Amy McCarthy, executive director of Teton Rapture Center, discusses the center’s mission to rescue these birds of prey and how you can help.
By Leah Ford for Petergreenberg.com