Here Are The Most Beautiful, Charming Small Towns In Wyoming
Some individuals prefer the hustle and bustle of large cities while others are looking for a smaller, more relaxed way of life. Small town charm can come in many forms. It can be in reference to a quaint atmosphere, breathtaking landscape, or the area’s culture. Wyoming is one of the most sparsely populated state in the United States, and the most beautiful towns in Wyoming show off just why this state is so loved by those who call it home.
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Bigger isn’t always better. Sometimes, the best things can be found in the smallest corners of the world! Wyoming is a fine example of that, and when you delve into our charming small towns, you’re sure to find a slice of paradise that your heart will embrace.
It seems like every one of Wyoming’s towns demonstrates pretty unique characteristics! Thermopolis is not only on the site of the largest mineral hot spring in the world, but it’s also one of the dinosaur capitals of the country. In Jackson, you’ll find an old school Cowboy way of life blending in seamlessly with Hollywood legends who choose to make their home in the scenic valley. Cody was built as a tourist town, and today it maintains its hokey charm while showing off one of the best places to live in the entire state. Buffalo and Sheridan, two similar mountain towns, are home to lively and historic Main Streets that boast unique history of their own.
What are the most beautiful places in Wyoming?
Wyoming’s mountains create stunning scenery in many places. The world famous Teton mountains rise up above our mountain prairie in Grand Teton National Park. In Yellowstone, the color of the namesake rocky landscape is a contract to the bright hues of hot springs and hot spots, like Grand Prismatic Spring. For a more rugged western landscape, visit the Snowy Range in Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, or escape to the Cloud Peak Wilderness in Bighorn National Forest.
Are there any ghost towns in Wyoming?
Wyoming is full of ghost towns! The booms and busts of early mining industries left behind towns like South Pass City, Miner’s Delight, and Atlantic City. Today, you can visit these reimagined towns to get a glimpse back in time. If you keep exploring, you’ll stumble upon the dilapidated towns of Kirwin and Gebo – both are rumored to be haunted.
I am a freelance writer who also has been a small business owner and worked in the fields of insurance, accounting, and education. I enjoy spending time with family, reading, writing, photography, music, running, sports, and of course traveling!
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