It's the place where the west was won.Where Dull Knife
and Wild Hog and Buffalo Bill are larger-than-life characters
who shaped the lore, built the towns, laid the transportation,
and worked the land.
It's the place where names memorialize struggles to settle the
West. Spring Creek Raid at Tensleep. The Bloody Bozeman Trail.
Crazy Woman Creek. Plan to stay in a real frontier hotel, where
the west's taste for venison led to a brutal murder and a hanging.
Wander across star-spangled spaces, where Pony Express Riders
outran scouting parties and covered wagons carved ruts deep across
the prairie. Frontier museums display unparalleled pioneer treasures,
and historical reenactments give them new life. Diaries of pioneer
daughters document their grueling pursuit of the American dream.
Wyoming. It's the place of legend and intrigue. Where travelers
hear of a 40-foot-long lake monster. Where the heads of warriors
mounted on stakes warned intruders away from a mother who killed
the four Indians with an ax after they murdered her family. Where
frontier townsfolk once relocated their entire town by sliding
it across a frozen river.
It's the place where western hospitality warms every adventure
-- to America's oldest and finest national parks, to her most
photographed peaks and valleys, to her wonderful winter playgrounds.
It's where traffic jams start photo frenzies as buffalo herds
claim a right of way. It's where sports fans find real surprises
-- Hunting and fishing challenges fit for Kings and queens...A
polo field taking a pounding since Calvary days...Golf courses
featuring cliffside tee-offs and wildlife hazards...Skijoring
and mushing...Bed races and rodeo flips.
Wyoming. It's the place of great taste. It's where beautiful mountain
towns serve up distinctive art galleries and a range of cuisine
as diverse as its landscapes. From the back of chuck wagons to
the front lines of haute cuisine, the states culinary riches are
an unexpected windfall!
Wyoming. It's the place where families find fun for all seasons
and travelers take memories that transcend time.