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New Hotel to Open on the Doorsteps of Some National Parks

by Aoife O'Riordan

May 9, 2024

© Rusty Parrot Lodge & Spa

Destinations / North America

Jackson Hole, Wyoming, soon welcomes The Rusty Parrot Lodge and Spa on July 1. The new lodge replaces the former family-owned property burned down in 2019. The new hotel will reveal a ground-up transformation featuring 38 guestrooms and two suites, Body Sage Spa, and Wild Sage Restaurant and Bar — perfect for family travelers.

 

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© Rusty Parrot Lodge & Spa

Perfect for families looking for upscale accommodations before their trip to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park (2.5 hours away), The Rusty Parrot Lodge and Spa embraces a true Wyoming outdoorsy feel with exposed timbers, antlers adorning the walls and neutral colors woven throughout the property.

 

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© Rusty Parrot Lodge & Spa

To celebrate the new hotel, The Rusty Parrot Lodge and Spa is offering a special Summer Awakening package. Applicable for a four-night stay, this offer includes a $150 food and beverage credit to use at the expanded Wild Sage restaurant and/or the bar and $100 services credit to relax with a locally inspired treatment at Body Sage Spa. The offer also lets guests map out their visit to Jackson Hole and its surroundings with a 15-minute call with a trip planner and one free annual National Parks Pass. This offer must be booked by July 1 and at least two weeks in advance. Visit here to call 888 739 1749 to book.

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