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Things to see and do in Wyoming

Tourist offices

Wyoming Office of Tourism

Address: 5611 High Plains Road, Cheyenne, 82007
Telephone: (307) 777 7777
Website: http://www.wyomingtourism.org/

Rocky Mountain International-UK

Address: East Sussex, KBC Marketing & PR, Suite 3 Falmer Court, London Road, Uckfield, TN22 1HN
Telephone: 0182 576 3636
Website: http://www.rmi-realamerica.com/wyoming

Attractions in Wyoming

Big Horn Mountains

Explore the dramatic Big Horn Mountains, with the charming towns of Buffalo and Sheridan nestled at the base of the range. Participate in a wide range of recreational activities including hunting, fishing and horseback riding (www.bighornmountains.com).

Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Follow Buffalo Bill's footsteps to his hometown of Cody and tour the Buffalo Bill Historical Center - often called 'The Smithsonian of the West' (www.bbhc.org). Cody is also home to Old Trail Town, a collection of pioneer buildings and relics of the Big Horn Basin area.

Cheyenne Frontier Days

Join the cowboys at the Cheyenne Frontier Days, one of the world's largest rodeos held annually in July. The rodeo has drawn visitors to the state capital since 1897 (www.wyomingtourism.org).

Grand Teton National Park

Enjoy hiking, cycling and horseriding in the spectacular Grand Teton National Park (www.nps.gov/grte), just south of Yellowstone. Ski the slopes in the world famous Jackson Hole Mountain Resort overlooking the mountain valley town of Jackson (www.jacksonholechamber.com).

National Historic Trails Interpretative Center

Learn about the great westward emigration of the 19th century at the National Historic Trails Interpretative Center in Casper (www.casperwyoming.info/mustseetrails.php).

Wind River Indian Reservation

Visit the Shoshone and Arapaho Native American tribes on the Wind River Indian Reservation, east of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Sit in on powwows, see petroglyphs carved on sandstone cliffs, visit museums and Indian cultural centres or go whitewater rafting.

Working ranches

Spend time at one of the many guest or working ranches and experience first hand Wyoming's special frontier heritage.

Yellowstone National Park

Visit Yellowstone National Park (website: www.nps.gov/yell), the world's first national park, which is located on top of one of the earth's few 'hot spots'. See Old Faithful Geyser erupt almost hourly, and the unique volcanic environment of geysers, bubbling hot pools, alpine lakes and great canyons.