Wyoming January 24, 2019
11 Things Every True Wyomingite Does At Least Once Before They Die
It’s finally here: a Wyoming bucket list that true Wyomingites can relate to. Yes, we’ve included Yellowstone and Jackson, because as cliche as they may be, it’s hard to live here your whole live without checking them out. As for the rest of the list – how many of these experiences have you had?
1. Escape into the Wilderness
2. Attend the Cody Nite Rodeo
The Cody Rodeo is one of the most famous in the world, and the town of Cody itself is a western paradise. This town was founded by Buffalo Bill himself, and the town is one of the most fun places in Wyoming.
Read more about Cody here
3. Dine at Miners and Stockmans
Miners and Stockmans is the oldest bar in Wyoming, and it's right in the heart of the oldest town in the state! Visit Hartville to see history in action, and be sure to stop by the jail out back before you leave.
See what this steakhouse has to offer here.
4. Ski in Jackson Hole
Wyoming is home to some of the best skiing on the planet, and no matter how much you dislike Jackson itself, if you love the slopes you'll end up here. Take the tram to the top for a day of flurry fun that'll leave you breathless.
In fact, the world's most intense ski trail is right here
5. Stay at the Occidental Hotel
6. Drive the Chief Joseph Scenic Byway
The Chief Joseph Scenic Byway is one of the most stunning drives in Wyoming. Climb high to Dead Indian Pass and then down into the East Yellowstone Valley along this winding, hair-raising highway.
Learn about the history of Dead Indian Pass here.
7. Snowmobile in the Snowy Range
8. See Old Faithful Geyser
Sure, it's cliche, but can you really consider yourself a Wyomingite if you've never seen Old Faithful Geyser erupt? Yellowstone National Park is a treasure and we're lucky to have it here in our state.
Read more about the world's most famous geyser here
9. Go to Cheyenne's Frontier Days
10. Visit Devils Tower National Monument
Devils Tower was the country's first National Monument, and it's truly a wonder. Called Bears Den by natives, this legendary mountain core is mysterious and gorgeous.
Read more about Bears Den here
11. Discover South Pass City and Atlantic City
Wyoming was a mining state for years, and two big boom-and-bust towns still exist in what appears to be a wormhole to another era. Tour old mines, dine at former General Stores, and visit the historic district.
Learn more about this mining district here
How many of these experiences are left on
your Wyoming bucket list? Can you finish it off this year?