Must see sights in Wyoming

Curious to know about Wyoming top tourist sights?

No matter how long you’re planning to visit Wyoming, you wouldn't want to miss for the world the following sights/ attractions:

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole

As far as cultural attractions in Wyoming, the National Museum of Wildlife Art is easily one of the best art museums in US. The National Museum of Wildlife Art is a fantastic place to learn about the American West from pre-Columbian times to late 19th century.

There are thousands of art works on display and, you can definitely spend 2-3 hours there by yourself with the free audio tour provided with the admission ticket.

Yellowstone National Park

The Yellowstone national park is one of the best national parks to visit in the US, and it’s no doubt one of the must see sights in Wyoming.

Yellowstone NP is truly an amazing place with some of the most dramatic natural attractions anywhere in the world. Yellowstone top attractions include the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone Falls, and the famous Old Faithful geyser. However, there are other geothermal areas worth visiting in Yellowstone such as the Upper Geyser Basin where you can enjoy cool hikes through beautiful hot-springs and geyser areas.

Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody

The Buffalo Bill Historical Center is one of Wyoming most popular visitor attractions among Buffalo Bill and history fans. Even if aren’t that much interested in history, you’ll certainly love seeing the museum’s interesting artifacts on display such as Old West firearms.

There are also interesting programs on Yellowstone natural history (Draper Museum of Natural History), and Plains Indians, which teach you about plains native tribes and Yellowstone geothermal spots such as the Norris Geyser Basin.

Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton national park is without a doubt, another of the must see sights in Wyoming for nature enthusiasts. Grand Teton NP boasts some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the United States, and wildlife such as bison, elk and antelope, all of which you can see on horseback riding tours.

Spring/summer is definitely one of the best times to be in the Grand Teton, though the autumn fall foliage is just amazing! Besides taking in the gorgeous scenery, you can enjoy plenty of hiking along the Cascade Canyon and Jenny Lake trails, which offer some of the most stunning mountain scenery views anywhere in the Grand Teton.

Wyoming Dinosaur Museum, Thermopolis

If you’re wondering about things to see in Wyoming for kids, you’ll find that the Wyoming Dinosaur Museum is probably one of the coolest places to go in the state of Wyoming with the family.

The museum boasts real dinosaur skeletons on display, as well as fun programs such as dig tours and “dig for a day” activities where you get the opportunity to dig with professional fossil hunters.

Devil's Tower National Monument

The Devil's Tower Monument is no doubt one of Wyoming main tourist attractions being one of the filming locations for the movie “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”. Devil’s Tower is truly one of the most bizarre natural wonders of USA and offers a photo opportunity that you simply cannot miss.

You can take easy hikes around the base of Devil’s Tower, or climbing to the top, though this is best left to experienced rock climbers such as the guys on the video.

Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Fort Laramie

Fort Laramie Site is another must see sight in Wyoming for history buffs looking to learn about the pioneers of the Old West. Fort Laramie Site is a cool Wild West outpost, which lies along the famous Oregon Trail.

Fort Laramie is been beautifully restored, though are some of the old buildings still standing such as the Officers’ Quarters which still retains it’s old fixtures and furnishings. Fort Laramie also hosts regularly re-enactments such as “Fort Laramie Rendezvous” in June, which happens during Father’s Day weekend.

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