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TravelNerd names Jackson Hole as one of its top ten lesser-known arts destinations


Annie Wang at TravelNerd sends news that the site has selected Jackson as one of its lesser-known arts destinations (along with its Rocky Mountain sisters, Santa Fe and Bozeman). It recommends Jackson Hole for its “bustling arts scene” at the Center for the Arts, the National Museum of Wildlife Art, Art Fair Jackson Hole and its many galleries. We could also have mentioned the bustling music scene, which includes the Grand Teton Music Festival that the WAC featured in its Artscapes Magazine cover story, “Wyoming’s Summer of Art and Music.”

Earlier in the spring, Saratoga, WY, was selected as one of America’s Top 12 Small-Town Art Places by ArtPlace America. We love all of this attention!

Here’s some background from TravelNerd:

With over 60 percent of Americans planning to take a summer vacation this year, now is the time to start preparing. To help travelers finalize plans for their summer vacations, TravelNerd, the travel arm of NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy site, has found the best destinations for art lovers and Jackson Hole, WY, ranked among the top ten.

While large cities like Chicago and New York are perennially popular with art lovers, TravelNerd has featured 10 lesser-known cities that offer a great mix of attractions, including:

1. Art museums
2. Art festivals and events
3. Art organizations
4. Art galleries and stores

Read the entire TravelNerd article here.

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