Jackson Hole has always been a climbing, hiking, backpacking, rafting/kayaking mecca, but it’s bike scene left something to be desired. In June, the Jackson Hole Mountain Bike Park opened with six new downhill trails— a perfectly good excuse to visit.
There are infinite reasons to visit Aspen in summer, but if you’re a cycling fan, plan a trip around August 24th to catch the “Queen’s Stage” of the most prestigious bike race to ever hit American soil.
Snowbird’s 39th annual Oktoberfest kicks off August 20 and runs every Saturdays and Sunday (plus Labor Day) through October 9th. Hit opening weekend and you’re likely to catch Snowbird’s wildflower bloom (if the snow ever melts).