Drive the Sweet 16 to Worland and Ten Sleep Canyon

Enjoy the majestic beauty of the Bighorn Mountains along US Hwy. 16. The best and easiest route to Yellowstone, “The Sweet 16” Highway.
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Hikers at Meadowlark Lake near Worland, Wyoming

Hikers at Meadowlark Lake

Travel through Washakie County in Wyoming for small-town fun.

Drive through the small towns of Worland, Wyo., and Ten Sleep, Wyo., on scenic Hwy. 16, known as the Sweet 16. In the summer, the towns come alive with festivals like Nowoodstock in Ten Sleep that celebrated its 17th year of bluegrass, folk and jazz bands Aug. 11-13, 2017.

Washakie Museum in Worland, Wyo.

Washakie Museum in Worland, Wyo.

For a dose of ancient history, head to the Washakie Museum and Cultural Center, which features exhibits on ancient mammoth hunters all the way to Wyoming’s early settlers. Beyond the walls of the museum, check out the limestone walls of Ten Sleep Canyon, which attract hikers, mountain bikers and rock climbers. Be sure to look up as you cruise through the awe-inspiring area.

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Route through Worland and Ten Sleep, Wyoming