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Wyoming captivates with its grand national parks, real cowboys, exciting
western cities and an incomparable landscape and wildlife. Experience this
unique state on your journey through the Rockies & Dakotas!
The numerous ranches in Wyoming, the cattle drives with huge herds of cattle,
the rodeos and the roundups ensured that Wyoming was nicknamed "The Cowboy
State". The horse is still an important form of transportation in Wyoming today.
The nature in this state is also exceptionally beautiful. First of all, of
course, is the famous Yellowstone National Park with its bubbling geysers,
foaming waterfalls and majestic mountains.
For all rodeo fans, a visit to the "Cheyenne Frontier Days", the largest
rodeo event in the world, is a must.
Highlights not to be missed: Big Horn Mountains, Big Horn Canyon, Thunder
Basin National Grassland, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park,
Devils Tower National Monument, Cody, Jackson Hole, Cheyenne.
State Facts & Figures
Area: 253,336 kmē
Population: approx. 576,000 (2.2 per kmē)
Capital: Cheyenne (approx.59,000 pe)
Highest point: Gannett Peak (4,207 m)
State bird: Meadowlark
State Flower: Indian Paintbrush
State tree: Plains Cottonwood
State animal: bison
Taxes: State Sales Tax: 4%
Time zone: West: Mountain Standard Time (CET -8 hours)
Maximum speed: Interstates between 60 mph and 75 mph, other
roads 65 mph
Int. Airports: Jackson
Highlights in Wyoming
- Devils Tower
The Devils Tower itself is a 264 m high, highly visible rock pillar made of
columnar basalt, which rises from the Black Hills. It is one of the mythical
places in the Black Hills, the sacred mountains of the Indians, which are
very hilly and varied.
- Fort Laramie National Historic Site
The fort, northeast of Cheyenne, was founded in 1834 as a base for fur
traders and played an important role in expanding the American nation's
habitat to the west.
In the center of Wyoming is the small town of Thermopolis with the largest
thermal spring in the world. The numerous baths, surrounded by colorful
sinter terraces, invite you to bathe and relax.
- Yellowstone National Park
Wyoming is also the oldest national park in the world. Breathtaking flora
and fauna, geysers, mud pots, waterfalls and much more are waiting to be
discovered by you.
- Grand Teton National Park
The characteristic mountain range of the Tetons is a unique sight. The
region offers unique impressions in summer and winter.
Cities worth seeing
Cheyenne is the capital of the cowboy state of Wyoming. Cheyenne itself
gives you a wide variety of insights into the history of the Wild West.
The city bears the name of the famous buffalo hunter Buffalo Bill, whose
real name was William Frederick Cody.
Jackson lies in a lush, green valley. The place maintains its cowboy image:
wooden footpaths, so-called "boardwalks", and wooden facades line the
streets, cowboy bars and guest ranches attract numerous visitors.
With two great rodeo events, the College National Finals Rodeo and the
Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo, Casper offers visitors real highlights of
cowboy and cowgirl art.
- Sheridan In
front of the mighty mountain scenery of the Bighorn Mountains, many historic
buildings from the Wild West period await you in Sheridan.
Festivals & events in Wyoming
Wyoming hosts numerous events, concerts, festivals and other events every
year that you shouldn't miss as a visitor. For you we have listed the most
important and most beautiful events that will enrich your vacation in Cowboy
Mountain Man Rendezvous
Fort Bridger, early September: The historic
Fort Bridger, which served as a trading post in the middle of the 19th century,
annually honors the fur traders who lived here from 1825-1840. With all kinds of
competitions (archery, knife throwing, etc.) and attractions, this event is
equally suitable for young and old.
Annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days
Fort Washakie, late June: The biggest Pow
Wow Wyomings are the Annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days. Each year, Native
American peoples meet and celebrate their culture. With more than 700 dancers,
rodeos and relay races, the Indian Days of the Shoshones have established
themselves as one of the best 10 Pow Wows in the USA.
Cody, early July: With almost 100 years of history, the Cody
Stampede Rodeo is one of the oldest in the USA. More than 800 riders compete for
$ 400,000 in prize money.
Buffalo, beginning to mid-July: The still young Longmire
Days have been taking place since 2012 and owe a meteoric rise to the "Longmire"
series. Parades, film screenings, a poker school, a classic car show, various
sporting competitions and much more await you!