Wyoming July 11, 2018
11 Things You Must Do Underneath The Summer Sun In Wyoming
When you’re looking for things to do in Wyoming, sometimes you can get stuck seeing all the same suggestions. Yes, we’ve seen Old Faithful. And yup, we’ve walked around Devils Tower. Check out a few other suggestions for ways to spend your Wyoming summer that will help you mix it up a bit this year.
1. Plan an overnight hike to Lost Twin Lakes.
This is a fairly easy hike, and you can do it in one day, but those in the know take their time and make camp by the lakes. These gorgeous turquoise lakes are the perfect backdrop to a summer backpacking trip.
Read more about this breathtaking hike here
2. Enjoy a cowboy cookout in Yellowstone.
Ignore your gut reaction and realize that there's a reason these cowboy cookouts are so popular! Even the most seasoned Wyomingite will enjoy riding out to into Yellowstone to enjoy a delicious dinner and stories of the wild west.
Get all the details here
3. Catch the Perseid Meteor Shower from Devils Tower.
4. Camp with moose at Gros Ventre.
5. Visit Wyoming's famous intermittent spring.
Afton, Wyoming is mostly famous for their giant antler arch, but if you wander outside of town, you'll stumble upon this incredible "breathing" spring. It runs as a full-flow waterfall for part of the hour, and then shuts down to a dry riverbed for the next. This odd phenomenon has to be seen to be believed.
Learn more about this natural wonder here
6. Hike to the top of Yellowstone National Park.
So, the trail up to the summit of Mt. Washburn is literally a walk in the park... but it's not exactly a walk in the park! Be prepared for a bit of a workout as you hike to one of the best views in Wyoming.
See what makes this hike worth the effort
7. Climb through the trees in Jackson.
8. Visit an enchanting ghost town at Miners Delight.
9. Conquer the wild Snake River.
Head out on the river for a whitewater adventure that's sure to get your adrenaline pumping. There's no better group to join than Mad River Outfitters, who will show you the best rapids around and then feed you at the end of your trip!
Check out their all-inclusive tour options
10. Experience history up close at Independence Rock.
This landmark was huge for settlers moving along the Oregon and Mormon Trails. If they made it by the 4th of July, they could celebrate! It meant that they would likely avoid snowpack in the mountains. Today, you can see thousands of names carved into the rock from settlers that made their way west.
Learn more about this American landmark here
11. Camp alongside the stunning Jenny Lake.
What’s your favorite place to escape on a warm Wyoming summer day? Tell us in the comments below!