Wyoming – Stops on the Way

Wyoming is Yellowstone Country, but there are many natural wonders outside of the Park. Take for instance the Tetons and the Red Desert south of Yellowstone. Find adventure, explore culture, and delve into regional history in Old West towns like Cheyenne and Sheridan east of Yellowstone. Or start your adventure on a road trip from Denver driving through Wyoming cowboys town such as Cheyenne and Laramie.

Devil's Tower near Gillette in eastern Wyoming

6 Things to Explore in Gillette and Wright, Wyo.

Top six things to do when you stop on your way from South Dakota's Black Hills and Mount Rushmore to Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.

Hobo Hot Springs Pool in Saratoga, Carbon County

Carbon County, Wyo. Gives Power to the People

Discover a string of towns woven together by ranching, coal, oil and a growing wind turbine industry. Stop at some of these small-town attractions.

Washakie Museum in Worland, Wyo.

Drive the Yellowstone Sweet 16 to Bighorn Mountain Country

Enjoy the majestic beauty of the Big Horn Mountains along US Highway 16. The best and easiest route to Yellowstone, “The Sweet 16” Highway.

Dubois Rustic Pine Tavern

Escape to Dubois, Where the Largest Herd of Bighorn Roam

What rhymes with "cowboys" and has been named "best escape in Wyoming?" This small town 90 miles from Yellowstone and worlds away from the crowds.

Horseback trail ride from a dude ranch in Wind River Country

Golden Opportunity in Wind River Country

Escape the crowds and discover Old West experiences such as pow wows and a pioneer Gold Rush town.

View of WWII airplanes turned firefighters, and the Bighorn Mountains near Greybull, Wyom.

Greybull, Wyoming's Firefighting WWII Airplanes and Ancient Ocean

Dinosaurs lived near these prehistoric red and purple volcano-made hills. Today, see a restored speakeasy, an airplane museum, and dinosaur track site.

Fremont Canyon near Casper, Wyoming

Happy Trails in Casper, Wyoming

Experience the crossroads of the Wild West, unexpected culture and outdoor paradise in Casper, Wyo.

Hot Springs State Park in Thermopolis, Wyoming

Hot Springs, Bison and Dinosaurs in Thermopolis

Soak in hot springs, visit the Wyoming Dinosaur Center and see bison without the crowds in Thermopolis.

Lander, Wyoming Sculpture. Photo by Gloria Wadzinski

Lander, WY - An Old West Town

On your way to Yellowstone, be sure to visit Lander, Wyoming. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Wind River Mountains while hiking alone or with an outfitter, or strolling our historic Main Street.

Sunrise on Wyoming's Snowy Range Scenic Byway near Laramie

Laramie's Top 6

Lose the crowds in Laramie, Wyoming's great outdoors and its fun cultural attractions.

Autumn at Vedauwoo near Lamarie

Laramie, Wyoming's Traveler Trivia

Be a traveler rather than a tourist. Get the behind-the-scenes stories on everything from comic heroes to outlaws in the Laramie area.

Rebecca Walsh, Owner of Basecamp outdoor store in Laramie, Wyo.

Locals in Laramie

On your way to or from Rocky Mountain National Park or Yellowstone, stop in the Laramie area to stretch your legs. Three enterprising locals share tips on where to go in Laramie and what to do.

Teepee sunset at Wind River Hotel & Casino

Native Excursions at Wind River Hotel & Casino

Have a Native experience. From seeing Native American dances to rolling the dice, there are a number of things to do at the Wind River Hotel & Casino.

Chimney Rock in Platte County, Wyoming

Off the Radar Along the Oregon Trail in Wyoming

From Chugwater to Glendo, this Pony Express route in southeast Wyoming's Platte County is full of little-known gems.

Hiking Vedauwoo Recreation Area in Wyoming near Cheyenne

Old West meets New West in Cheyenne, Wyo.

Western ranch and rodeo charm meets a vibrant, music and nightlife scene

Sinks Canyon by Scott Copeland courtesy of Wind River Country

Popo Agie River Disappears in Sinks Canyon State Park

En route through Sinks Canyon, the Popo Agie River disappears dramatically into a cavern, leaving visitors to Lander, Wyo., to ask, “Where does it go?”

Flaming Gorge

Southwestern Wyoming - Flaming Gorge, Wild Horses and Sand Dunes

Explore the natural wonders of the Red Desert, the many sand dunes, Wild Horses, Blonde Desert Elk and Flaming Gorge.

Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming

The Other Black Hills in Sundance

Looking to see Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Devils Tower National Monument without the crowded South Dakota summer experience? Head to Sundance.

Powell farm irrigation

Tour a Farm East of Yellowstone in Powell

Find out more about how your food is grown in the small town of Powell, Wyo.

Beaded baby moccasins. Photo courtesy of Wind River Native Gifts

Wind River Native Gifts on the Wind River Indian Reservation

Unique and authentic gifts created on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Buy crafts, beading and fine silversmithing.