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While there are many beautiful mountainous regions to escape to in the United States, few are quite as stunning as the valley of Jackson. From wild animals, to a rustic yet chic main square, to the yodelayheehoo-worthy peaks of the Teton mountain range, there is a plethora of Americana activities to satisfy your soul. Don't shy away from adventure here, this is the place to dig deep and run wild with your most daredevil worthy desires.

Being the travel junkies that we are, we never let a long holiday weekend go by without taking full advantage of it. So for MLK weekend in 2017, we put to use a Delta companion ticket we earned from our SkyMiles credit card, and booked two non-stop tickets on Delta from JFK to Jackson for a four night ski getaway. Continuously voted by Forbes as the best ski area in the country, as well as the most challenging, we were ecstatic to test the powder and our abilities at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

DAY 1:

Our flight landed around noon on a Saturday and because of the petite size of the airport, we deplaned outside onto the snowy tarmac and quickly ushered into the warmth of the modern terminal. We were greeted with complimentary mimosas and snacks by the luggage carousel. Once we collected all of our belongings, we boarded a shuttle and had a short but scenic 15 minute ride to our hotel.

Words cannot describe how much we adore the Rustic Inn Creekside Resort. We originally chose the hotel because it offers decadent yet affordable individual cabins. And no need to rent a car if staying at the property, the staff literally chauffeurs you to any spot in downtown. Besides the adventure of staying in our own little bungalow, the hotel has amazing amenities such as on-site ski rentals, private car service to and from town, shuttle service to and from the airport, buffet breakfast, and transfers to and from the ski-resort. All of these perks were included for a reasonable $10 resort fee a day.