Visiting Wyoming, USA
Wyoming is a state located in the mountain region of the United States of America. It is the least populous of all states, and the second least-densely populated state. The rangelands, foothills, and mountain ranges of the Eastern Rocky Mountains are located in the western two-thirds of the state. Cheyenne is the capital, and there are approximately 60,000 people who live in the city.
Visit Gannett Peak in the Wind River Mountain Range or Grand Teton National Park to get a feel for the natural features that abound in this state. Book your tickets to Wyoming on Orbitz.com and make sure you see the unique landscape.
Best time to take a vacation to Wyoming
The most popular time to visit the state is between June and August, which is also when most rodeos occur. This is the prime time for rafting on the rivers, mountain biking, and more. November through March is the off-season because the weather is cold and unpredictable. Spring and fall have variable but pleasant weather, making trips to Wyoming during these seasons interesting for visitors. Cheyenne Frontier Days is a very popular attraction that occurs at the end of July.
Insider tips for Wyoming travel
Yellowstone National Park
Visitors can enjoy camping and visiting the park for the surrounding wilderness and beautiful views.
This area provides skiing for travelers, and it is close to Grand Teton National Park.
Grand Teton National Park
The large park is surrounded by the Snake River at the bottom of the Teton Mountains.
Bighorn Canyon National Forest
This national forest is ideal for those who love to spend time outdoors, and hunting is allowed.
Black Hills National Forest
This forest is a popular place to fish, hunt, and hike for visitors of all ages.
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Wyoming Vacation Packages
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Conveniently located off Interstate 25 along the scenic North Platt River, this Ramada Plaza Casper Hotel and Conference Center is near Casper/Natrona County International Airport, golfing at Three Crowns Golf Club, contemporary art at Nicolaysen Art Museum and Discovery... More
Kick up boots in style in cabins adjacent to National Elk Refuge The great Western outdoors figures into a stay at cushy The Rustic Inn at Jackson Hole, a 7-acre ranch-like hotel where Flat Creek borders the property to the west and the National Elk Refuge to the east.... More
In the midst of the vast Wyoming prairie, you'll find Little America Cheyenne - an 80-acre oasis of luxury and service surrounded by beautifully groomed grounds, a nine-hole executive golf course, an Olympic-sized swimming pool and 6600 square feet of meeting and banquet... More
Budget Cody hotel just steps from Buffalo Bill Historical CenterThe Best Western Sunset Motor Inn is located within walking distance to one of the most popular attractions in Cody -- the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. Hotel amenities include a complimentary continental... More
Budget motel close to the University of Wyoming and downtown LaramieJust minutes from the University of Wyoming, the Motel 8 Laramie is also close to the historic downtown area that boasts unique shopping and dining. Guests of the hotel enjoy pet-friendly accommodations,... More
100% Non Smoking Hotel Experience the scenic jewel of Casper while staying at the La Quinta Inn in Casper, WY. The La Quinta Inn Casper is just a few minutes from historic downtown Casper . While staying with us, explore the beauty of Casper Mountain, stare in awe at... More
Condos and hotel rooms next to Snow King Mountain trails Located in the heart of ski country, Snow King Resort offers year-round recreation in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Guests here have easy access to skiing, mountain biking and tubing, town shuttle service and on-site... More
With one of the best locations in Cheyenne and a modern but comfortable atmosphere, we welcome all travelers to the Fairfield Inn & Suites Cheyenne hotel by Marriott. Guests will find our hotel conveniently situated just across the road from the Frontier Mall and the... More
Buffalo Bill Village Resort hotel is in the heart of historic Cody The Holiday Inn is conveniently located in the only downtown resort in Cody, the Buffalo Bill Village. Hotel amenities include an on-site restaurant and lounge, a seasonal outdoor pool, a fitness center... More
Wyoming State Capitol
The state capitol is a Corinthian-style building modeled after the White House.
This annual event is hosted during the Annual Frontier Days in Cheyenne. It is great for those who love to watch cowboys rope calves and ride bulls.
Nelson Museum of the West
This museum houses historical pieces from the Old West.
Big Boy Steam Engine
The Big Boy steam engine is the world's largest steam locomotive that has been retired from the Union.
For those looking for western authenticity, this ranch provides access to horses and cattle.
Old Town Square
Old Town Square is a historical point of interest for those looking to explore the original look of Wyoming.
The Merci Train
A gift from the French, this train was used to carry gifts to each state capital after World War II.
Feel like an outlaw when you visit Outlaw Trail, the same trail used by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to store horses and supplies in the Old West.
Historic Governor's Mansion
This mansion was built in 1904 and offers a look into the Colonial Revival style of architecture.
Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
The botanic gardens are covered with solar-heated and solar-powered devices that take care of the conservatory. The gardens are located indoors and outdoors.