Blink And You’ll Miss These 11 Teeny Tiny Towns In Wyoming
When it comes to Wyoming towns, size doesn’t matter. In fact, the smaller the better. There’s something to be said for small town charm. There’s even more to be said about teeny tiny town charm. Here are 11 of the tiniest towns in Wyoming, all with a population of under 140, that if you blink when driving by, you just might miss them.
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When it comes to living in Wyoming, small towns are basically our only option, and we are okay with that. Have you heard of some of these tiniest towns in Wyoming?
All of the tiniest towns in Wyoming are worth a visit, but a few certainly stand out! Hartville is the oldest town in Wyoming, and Kirwin is a ghost town full of paranormal activity. Hulett is known for its quirky restaurant and deli, and Hudson is home to an incredible steakhouse that’s earned national recognition.
Which hidden gems in Wyoming should I visit?
If you’re looking for some truly wonderful Wyoming gems, you can’t miss the towns of Thermopolis, Saratoga, Sundance, and Guernsey. Thermopolis is home to the world’s largest mineral hot springs, along with a wonderful dinosaur museum that’s so worth a drive from anywhere in the West. In Saratoga, you’ll find mineral hot springs that are open 24/7 and free to the public. After your soak, treat yourself to one of the best steaks in the state at the Hotel Wolf! When you visit Sundance, you’ll be visiting a town that’s forever remembered as part of Wild West history. The famous outlaw Sundance Kid was named after this very town! In Guernsey, you’ll find a sparkling reservoir that’s great for fishing. Near the reservoir, you can visit ruts left in the earth by the Oregon Trail Wagon Trains.
What are the best day trips in Wyoming?
If you’re interested in natural history, check out the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite near Greybull. If you’re more of an adrenaline junkie, head to Snow King and test out their sky-high zipline course! Fishing on Fremont Lake is a popular pastime, and it’s always fun to visit Grand Teton or Yellowstone National Parks. Kemmerer is a unique town where you can dig for fossils and visit the very first JC Penney all at once! No matter what your idea day trip adventure may be, you’ll find plenty of inspiration in Wyoming.
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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