(Driggs, Idaho) - National Geographic just released its list of the top 10 emerging ski towns
and one nearby town made the list.
Driggs, Idaho is listed as number 6 for emerging ski towns. Described by
NatGeo as the "best for families seeking virtually guaranteed powder in a
salt-of-the-earth ski town," the 1,660 population town is just 12 miles
from Grand Targhee Resort.
NatGeo describes the town of Driggs as: "While recent years have seen its
Western-style storefronts occupied by artisan bakeries, coffee shops, Thai
restaurants, and organic grocers, it’s still sleepy—you don’t come to
Driggs for the nightlife. But if you like your ski towns rustic and scenic,
it’s a perfect spot."
The article states that, "Grand Targhee catches an average of 500 inches of
snow each year on its 2,602 acres, the most of any ski area in the North
American Rockies. Targhee’s worst snow years are better than many
Read the full article, "Top 10 Emerging Ski Towns."
*Feature Photo: h/t Grand Targhee Resort / Pitchengine Communities*