The Western Tropics Are Right Here In Wyoming And You’ll Want To Visit

Been longing for a tropical getaway? Good news – you don’t have to go any farther than Wyoming!

If vast high plains and stunning Alpine forests come to mind when you think of the Cowboy State, you might be surprised to learn that it’s also home to the western tropics. Lake Hattie near Laramie boasts golden sandy shores, a gorgeous green-blue lake, and mountain vistas that make you do a double-take. Are you on a Hawaiian Island or in Wyoming?

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What other stunning but out-of-place spots have you been surprised to find in Wyoming?