Each region is an adventure all its own.
Regions and Cities
Jackson Hole is encompassed on all sides by mountain barriers. The hole - or valley - is 48 miles long and for the most part, six to eight miles wide, embracing an area of approximately 400 square miles. It lies a few miles west of the Continental Divide and occupies the central portion of the headwaters of the Snake River. Mountain streams converge radically toward it from the surrounding highlands, and the Snake River receives these as it flows through the valley.
The perfect stopover on I-90, Campbell County sprawls across the northeast corner of Wyoming, a land of rolling hills, sagebrush-covered plains and historic western towns.
The very name Cheyenne conjures up images of cowboys, rodeos, and trains around the world. Today's Cheyenne is all of that and more. As the Wyoming State Capital, Cheyenne is home to Cheyenne Frontier Days, the world's largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration, as well as a working bison ranch, numerous museums, and world-class mountain biking, climbing, and camping.
Cody, Wyoming was founded in 1896 by the living legend, Colonel William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, who at the age of 41 was one of the most famous men in the world. Founded as a hospitality center, Cody truly is the “Wildwest way into Yellowstone” located just 50 miles from the east entrance and 80 miles from the northeast entrance of Yellowstone National Park.
Casper is Wyoming’s Adventure Capital! No other destination in the State offers the same mix of outdoor recreational activities, culture, dining, sporting events, air service, lodging, history, superior service and location.
Thermopolis is Wyoming's "HOT SPOT" of history, geology, and fun for the whole family. Known for Hot Springs State Park, the most visited state park in Wyoming, Thermopolis boasts other worldly sights and experiences with their multitude of hot springs, archaeological history, and culture.
Green River was one of the few towns along the Union Pacific that existed before the railroad arrived. The Green River, which flows nearby, served as a waterway for the "tie hacks" that cut timber in the mountains, floated the logs down, then shaped them into rail ties at the town of Green River.
Wind River Country boasts world-class outdoor recreation opportunities: from internationally known climbing in Sinks Canyon, trout fishing, hiking, camping, and epic snowmobiling on the Continental Divide Trail and Togwotee Pass, to name a few. Explore Riverton, Lander, Dubois, Historic South Pass/Atlantic City, Shoshoni, Hudson, and the Wind River Indian Reservation as you travel through Wyoming's Wind River Country on your way to the south gateway of Yellowstone.
Laramie is an eclectic town comprised of an exciting combination of college-town vibrancy, Western history and lore, and epic outdoor adventure. Whether you’re stopping by for a University of Wyoming football game, spending the day shopping downtown, visiting one of the many renowned museums, or simply coming in for a taste of local culture, Laramie promises a memorable getaway for the whole family.
Buffalo and Johnson County are tucked away between the rolling plains of the Old West and the towering peaks of the Big Horn Mountains. Whether it's beautiful scenery, wide open spaces, great outdoor recreation, or getting a sense of our history through two great museums, Buffalo and its surrounding communities are places you'll love to visit.
A breathtaking vision of the New West, Sheridan is Wyoming’s emerald city. Historic downtown doors swing wide open to extend a warm hospitality as legendary as the icons and outlaws that once roamed these parts, while fabled history and dramatic mountain vistas meet western graces and the serenity of wide open spaces.
Nestled against the western slope of the Wind River Mountain Range, Pinedale is an authentic western town located on the Wyoming Centennial Scenic Byway. At a high mountain valley setting of 7185' with the Green River and New Fork Rivers, more than 1,300 surrounding lakes, abundant wildlife and the towering Wind River Mountain Range in an undiscovered paradise.
Bordered by the Big Horn Mountains on the west, South Dakota to the east, the Montana border to the north, the Thunder Basin National Grassland to the south, Northeast Wyoming is rich with history. Traditionally shared by a number of Native American tribes, Northeast Wyoming was a location of a great deal of conflict between the Native Americans and the encroaching settlement of white settlers. The Powder River and Devils Tower National Monument are the natural wonders most often associated with this region of Wyoming.
Founded on the Union Pacific Railroad line, Rawlins was historically a major passenger and freight station stop along the Transcontinental Railroad route. The town has played a large part in Wyoming history as state officials, outlaws , lawmen, scientists , and pioneering physicians have all spent time here. With statehood, the Wyoming Frontier Prison added to Rawlins’ industry, employing many within the community.
Today, Saratoga is a popular destination spot for tourists, hunters, birdwatchers, fisherman and shoppers. People drive for hundreds of miles to take advantage of the free hot springs. Saratoga has the best blue ribbon trout fishing in the country with over 100 miles of Freestone River flowing throughout the Platte Valley.
Evanston was founded in November of 1868 during the first Transcontinental Railroad project when Union Pacific crews were laying track through this part of the county. It has the only remaining complete roundhouse on the old Union Pacific line between Omaha and Sacramento.
Named for a former spring that babbled through town, Rock Springs sprung from the growth and development of the area’s coal mining industry. In 1868, the coal mined here powered the steam engines of the Union Pacific Railroad, which laid hundreds of miles of track, allowing surrounding towns to thrive.
The Big Horn Basin in the Northwest part of Wyoming is surrounded by six mountain ranges including the Bighorn Mountains, the Bridger Mountains, the Owl Creeks, the Absaroka Range, the Pryor Mountains and the Bear Tooth Mountains.