|Wyoming State Capitol
Corinthian-style edifice was modeled after the Capitol in
Washington, D.C. The famous Esther Hobart Morris Statue stands in
front of the building, in honor of the first woman to hold judicial
office in modern times.
Cheyenne Frontier Days old West Museum
Learn about the history of Cheyenne and the Old
West at this engaging museum which exhibits antique horse-drawn
carriages, wagons and early automobiles, among other artifacts and
memorabilia related to the region.
Historic Governors' Mansion
Built in 1904, this grand Colonial Revival-style
mansion is home to the governor of Wyoming and his/her family.
Guided tours of the facility are available or visitors can tour on
their own. An informational video is shown to all.
Street Railway Trolley
Get an overview of Cheyenne's history on this
trolley tour around the major tourist attractions, such as the State
Capitol, the Governor's Mansion and several historic districts.
Special ghost tours relating the creepier side of Old Cheyenne are
offered in late October.
Rodeo events are hosted during Annual Frontier
Big Boy Steam Engine
Railroad buffs will enjoy seeing Old Number 4004,
the world's largest steam locomotive, retired from service by the
Union Pacific in 1956
Used by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and
other infamous Old West outlaws, to stash fresh horses and supplies,
this remote trail extends all the way from Montana to Mexico.
Horseback tours of the Cheyenne portion of the trail can be arranged
through a number of local operators.
Wyoming State Museum
At the Wyoming State Museum visitors can view
current and historic Western art and memorabilia.
The Merci Train
This train was a gift from the French in
appreciation for the American Friendship Train that supplied food to
the French during World War II. On its "thank you" tour, the Merci
Train deposited a boxcar full of presents at each state capital.
|Cheyenne Country Club
Cheyenne Country Club is an eighteen-hole, par 72 golf course
stretches 6,276 yards with a slope/USGA rating of 113/67.9.
Built in the 1950s, this Art Deco gem is probably
the least expensive theater in America.
F.E. Warren Air Force Base Museum
This Museum shows the history of Fort D.A. Russell
up through the present FE Warren Air Force Base. Portrays life of
the late 1800's. Also the home of the ICBM Missile Museum.
Nelson Museum of the West
Here at the Nelson Museum of the West you can view
Native American artifacts, cowboy tools, guns, and clothing, plus
Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
The Cheyenne Botanic
Gardens is the only botanic garden in the nation that provides as
its primary purpose, social services for seniors, youth and
handicapped individuals along with horticultural education and
outreach, community enrichment and beautification.
Curt Gowdy State Park
Curt Gowdy State Park is named
after the sportscaster. It's on Happy Jack Road and is a great place
for fishing and other water sports. There are mountain trails for
summer hiking and nordic skiing after the snow falls.
Airport Golf Course
The Airport Golf Course is a public eighteen-hole,
par 70 golf course measures 6,128 yards with a slope/USGA rating of
Happy Jack Road
Happy Jack Road leads for
38 miles through the Medicine Bow National Forest. You'll see high
rock towers, eroded into fascinating shapes.
At Gunslingers you can enjoy re-enactments of
gunfights, western skits, and other Wild West activities in Old Town
Square in downtown Cheyenne.