Destination guide

The majestic setting of Alta is ready to explore

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Alta. Renowned for its skiing, hiking and cycling, this city welcomes all visitors. Grand Targhee Resort and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Alta

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy Alta for its skiing, hiking and cycling. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Alta a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grand Targhee Resort (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Snow King Resort (23.8 mi / 38.4 km)
  • The Links Golf Course (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Teton Glacier Turnout (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Wildlife and Natural History Safaris (21.6 mi / 34.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Alta

Travellers enjoy Alta for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, February, December or April, when snowfall averages 69.82 inches and temperatures average -12°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alta

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alta is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Elk Refuge (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
  • Cascade Canyon (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Teewinot Mountain (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Teton Range (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Mount Moran (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Lupine Meadows Trailhead (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Alta

The nearest airport is in Jackson Hole, WY (JAC), located 18.2 mi (29.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alta?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 207 holiday lettings around Alta. From 98 houses to 20 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Alta?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Alta:

  • John Dodge: 196 holiday homes
  • Spring Creek Ranch: 15 holiday homes
  • Teton Pines: 248 holiday homes
  • Granite Ridge: 147 holiday homes
  • Karns Hillside: 50 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alta? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alta. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Alaska Basin Trail: 1,113 holiday lettings
  • Grand View Point: 21 holiday lettings
  • Jackson Hole Mountain Resort: 1,281 holiday lettings
  • Miller House: 967 holiday lettings
  • Bagley's Teton Mountain Ranch: 1,078 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alta listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alta?

Yes, of course. offers 98 Houses in Alta. Our other popular types of Alta holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 66 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alta?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Alta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.