Wyoming November 22, 2018
9 Reasons Why People From Wyoming Are The Best Kind Of People You’ll Ever Meet
Many adventurers dream of moving out to Wyoming, but it’s hard to get a feel for the state if you haven’t spent considerable time out here. If you’re wondering just what life is like in Wyoming, you’ll soon figure out that there’s no better place to settle down. Not only is the state absolutely breathtaking, but the people are the best you’ll ever meet. Why’s that? Well…
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1. We make great neighbors.
Having a neighbor in Wyoming is the best thing ever. When you live next to someone out here, you're more than willing to help them out when it's needed. Mending fences, shoveling walkways? Sure thing! But you won't find any nosy neighbors out here starting drama — we really know how to keep to ourselves.
2. We stand up for our beliefs.
You won't find any pushovers out here. We do things our own way, and we're stubborn enough to stand up for our beliefs no matter what.
3. We know the meaning of hard work.
K. Magaraci / OIYS
A day off is a funny concept, especially to ranchers and Wyomingites with bigger properties. But that's okay, that's why we live out here. There's nothing wrong with a little hard work... it builds character.
4. We're animal people.
I don't really trust anyone who doesn't have a dog. Luckily, Wyoming is full of animal people. You won't find many tiny, yappy chihuahuas out here (because they'd blow away), but chances are you'll meet the most loyal mutts and working dogs you've ever met. Plus, we treat our horses, our cattle, and our other animals like members of the family.
5. We don't take for granted the stunning beauty that surrounds us every day.
K. Magaraci / OIYS
There are pullouts around every corner in the mountains. Sure, lots of them are used for changing tires and putting on snow chains, but it's common to see a Wyomginite just enjoying the view. We know we live in the prettiest state in the country, and we don't take that for granted.
6. We don't mess around with "store-bought" anything.
We make our own snacks out here. If you ever see someone trying to convince you that store bought jerky is tasty, run.
7. We know what a real adventure is all about.
No, a fifteen-minute hike to Hidden Falls at Jenny Lake isn't really an adventure. Pair up with a true Wyomingite and spend a week on the Teton Crest Trail or backpacking through the Absaroka Mountains if you really want to know what adventure feels like. This is what we live for.
8. Though Wyoming is a landlocked state, Wyomingites are practically born on the water.
K. Magaraci / OIYS
Many of us have never seen the ocean... but we're some of the most talented fishermen you'll ever meet. Tying flies is a rite of passage out here. Plus, we love hitting up the whitewater when the weather cooperates, and exploring our state via our wild rivers is something we'll never pass up.
9. We'll feed you well.
No doubt about it — Wyomingites eat better than anyone else. We've got elk steaks, beef steaks, bison steaks, trout, burgers, prime rib, brisket... and maybe a salad somewhere. Wyoming hospitality is world-famous for a reason — you'll never walk away from a meal here craving more.
Do you agree that Wyomingites are the best people you’ve ever met? You’d be crazy not to see it! If you need more convincing, though, maybe it’s time to take a look at
9 Things Wyomingites Do Better Than Anyone Else.