West Side Story
With low-cost living and high-class skiing, Teton Valley, Idaho, might be the promised land for skiers. But can it survive its own love affair?
These 9 Burger Joints in Idaho Will Make Your Taste Buds Explode
From small town heroes to nationally renowned classics, here are the best spots to grab to grab a hot, juicy hamburger in Idaho. And yes, you’ll definitely want to slap on those elastic-waist pants.
A Town We Love
It’s not a secret anymore (although, we selfishly wish it still were) that Teton Valley, Wydaho—just over the-pass from its big sister, Jackson Hole, Wyoming—offers much more than just four sleepy one-horse towns. There’s no debating the recreational opportunities, stunning beauty, and uncompromised authentic mountain-town feel. But it’s the people of Teton Valley—a curious blend of rough-and-tumble locals, deep-rooted LDS potato farmers, and eclectic outdoor enthusiasts—who form a surprisingly harmonious culture. Think of the modern tapestry of personalities as the fur trappers who meshed with the valley’s Native Americans in the early 1800S. They isolated themselves in this high mountain region for a reason—one maybe not too far from our own—and built a community based on a sense of belonging that keeps people here for the long haul.
Residents of Tiny Wyoming Town Enjoy Isolation
“Where in the world is Alta, Wyoming?” a map in the town’s schoolhouse hallway asks.