Wyoming’s wilderness areas are home to all sorts of hidden treasures. From natural wonders to historic markers, stunning trailheads, and breathtaking overlooks, it’s hard to not enjoy your time away from the world. If you’re looking for a truly unique adventure, take a weekend off and hike up Bomber Mountain in the Cloud Peak Wilderness. The stunning plane wreckage near the summit is both tragic and beautiful.

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While the Bomber Mountain hike is a long, multi-day, high-elevation trek, it’s not strenuous if you’re used to backpacking in the wilderness. And with such a unique end destination, it’s definitely one of the best hikes in Wyoming!

For more cool hikes in the Cowboy State, check out this unique staircase trail into the clouds. Or, immerse yourself in Wyoming’s isolated wilderness areas at one of these off-the-grid destinations.

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What are the best history museums in Wyoming?

From cowboy culture and American history to peeks into the prehistoric past, Wyoming's numerous museums pay homage to eons past in creative and awe-inspiring ways. Here are just a few of the best and most popular history museums in Wyoming:

  • Brinton Museum, Big Horn
  • Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody
  • Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, Cheyenne
  • ‍Grand Encampment Museum, Encampment
  • Laramie Plains Museum, Laramie
  • Little Snake River Museum, Savery
  • Museum at the Bighorns, Sheridan
  • Museum of the Mountain Man, Pinedale
  • National Historic Trails Interpretive Center. Casper
  • National Museum of Military Vehicles, Dubois
  • National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson
  • Nici-Self Historical Museum, Centennial
  • Nicolaysen Museum and Discovery Center, Casper
  • Rock Springs Historical Museum, Rock Springs
  • Saratoga Museum, Saratoga
  • Sheridan County Museum, Sheridan
  • Sweetwater County Historical Museum, Green River
  • Tate Geological Museum, Casper
  • Wyoming Dinosaur Center, Thermopolis
  • Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum, Douglas
  • Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne

 

For even more peeks into Wyoming's history, check out one of our favorite small towns in Wyoming, which is packed with local history. Or, take a vacation in Cody to experience a number of fantastic history museums all in one spot.

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