Wyoming Top 10 Attractions

6: Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

A gorgeous landscape made of sheer cliffs that tower 1,000 feet above clear, blue waters, the Bighorn Canyon makes for a beautiful photograph. If your family is into outdoor recreational activities you will not run out of things to do here. If you love fishing, boating, camping and trail hiking, you will find that Bighorn has all these activities and more in store for you.

Address: 20 Highway 14A East, Fort Smith, MT 59035
Website: www.nps.gov

7: Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum

Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum

Experience the world's largest outdoor rodeo like you have never experienced it before. The Cheyenne Museum houses galleries upon galleries of interactive displays that celebrate the heritage of the so-called Wild West. Get up close with the most intriguing western artifacts including an extensive collection of carriages and displays that chronicle the expansion of the American West.

Address: 4610 Carey Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001

8: Fossil Butte National Monument

Fossil Butte National Monument

Experience some of the most educational and informative hiking trails in the country at the Fossil Butte National Monument. These trails have wayside exhibits that allow you to discover fossils, wildlife and plants. You may go on an exciting horseback ride around the trails or have a fun picnic with your family at the Chicken Creek Picnic Area.

Address: 864 Chicken Creek Rd, Kemmerer, WY 83101
Website: www.nps.gov

9: Teton Village

Teton Village
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Nick Amoscato

During the summer Teton Village provides the perfect jump off point for Jackson Hole trips. The facilities in the village include swimming pools, restaurants that feature exquisite Wyoming cuisine, as well as great shopping opportunities for souvenirs to bring to your loved ones at home. You may also enjoy horseback riding, golf, and hiking around the village. In the winter, this is one of the country's favorite skiing destinations featuring an amazing two and a half mile, 63-passenger aerial tram.

Address: 3200 West McCollister Drive, Teton Village, WY 83025

10: University of Wyoming Geological Museum

University of Wyoming Geological Museum
Photo Courtesy: Matt Bilden

Explore some of the most amazing displays of fossils and dinosaurs that will take you back to the pre-historic era. Its extensive exhibits and displays illustrate Wyoming's past environments to satisfy your craving for history. Make sure to take a few minutes to stare in awe at the 75-foot Brontosaurus skeleton that dominates the museum's exhibit hall.

Address: 1000 E University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071
Website: www.uwyo.edu

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