Wyoming Travel Destinations

Top 5 Places to Visit in Wyoming

1. Yellowstone – Yellowstone National Park is one of the most spectacular and jaw-dropping pieces of land in the vast USA. Formed by a volcanic fire and glacier ice, Yellowstone is the epitome of “A Song For Fire And Ice” for all Game of Thrones fans out there. It is the first national park in the country and a home to some of the most unique natural wonders in the world. In fact, the site of Yellowstone looks truly out of this world with its bubbling underground thermal waters, exploding stunning geysers, the wild rivers and tumbling waterfalls “born” in the Yellowstone’s high plateau, the spectacular wildlife roaming this unusual and very beautiful land, all the bison, elks, bighorn sheep, grizzly bears, and wild wolves. In fact, Yellowstone National Park is so popular over the world and among domestic tourists that if you plan to visit it, make sure to make your plans in advance to be sure you are able to secure lodging or campsite.

2. Grand Tenon National Park – The Grand Tenon National Park is very popular for its spectacular views, stunning mountain vistas, crystal clear alpine lakes, the plethora of wildlife. The park is established in 1929 and attracts a bunch of tourists and visitors thanks to its breath-taking beauty. It stretches from Yellowstone National Park to the City of Jackson, with the rugged spine of the mountains towering over the Snake River Valley with more than a mile in height. The sparkling alpine lakes are creating this atmosphere of tranquillity and serendipity, nestled in the picturesque feet of the mountain, while wildlife species roam this beautiful and lush land.

3. Jackson Hole – Jackson Hole is an upscale resort located near the border between the states of Wyoming and Idaho. The resort area has gone through a few identity changes throughout the years of its existence, once established as an outpost for trappers attached by the region’s many furry animals to become one of the most visited and enjoyed resort areas in the state. You can visit and enjoy Jackson Hall all year round. Thanks to its great location at the base of Teton Range and along the Snake River, the resort area is very popular in summertime amongst kayakers and rafters, while the snowy mountain hills make Jackson Hole a great destination for skiing and winter sports.

4. Cody – The City of Cody is one of the best destinations to head to when diving deeper into the spectacular cowboy history, culture, and traditions of the state of Wyoming. The city was established in 1887 by the legendary Buffalo Bill Cody. The City of Cody is located near Yellowstone and offers plenty of attractions for visitors of all ages. The highlights include the Buffalo Bill Center that features five Western-themed museums filled with very interesting exhibitions, the Old Train Town that features more than 25 restored Western buildings. In the summertime, do not miss visiting a rodeo show when in Cody, as rodeos are held almost every night when the weather is warmer.

5. Flaming Gorge Recreation Area – Situated on the border between Wyoming and Utah is the Flaming Gorge Recreation Area. One of the main sites of the park is the Flaming Gorge reservoir, which was formed by a dam built in 1958 on the Green River. The man-made lake features five full-service marinas, which make it the perfect summer holiday destination when in Wyoming, offering plenty of opportunities for water sports, boating, and fishing. The area is a heaven for hikers too with its more than 100 miles of trails winding along picturesque surroundings. The best views of Flaming Gorge are experienced at sunrise and sunset when the canyon glows with the vibrant hues of its flame-coloured cliffs.