Top Choice Museum in Cody

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Cody's major tourist attraction is the superb Buffalo Bill Historical Center. A sprawling complex of five museums, it showcases everything Western: from posters, grainy films and artifacts pertaining to Buffalo Bill…
Top Choice Museum in Jackson

National Museum of Wildlife Art

If you visit one area museum, make it this one, with major works by Bierstadt, Rungius, Remington and Russell. It's worth driving up just for the outdoor sculptures and the building itself (inspired by a ruined Scot…
Canyon in Yellowstone National Park

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

This is one of the park's true blockbuster sights. After its placid meanderings north from Yellowstone Lake, the Yellowstone River suddenly plummets over Upper Falls and then the much larger Lower Falls, before ragi…
Museum in Cheyenne

Frontier Days Old West Museum

For a peek into the pioneer past, visit the lively Frontier Days Old West Museum at I-25 exit 12. It is chock-full of rodeo memorabilia – from saddles to trophies. For the audio tour, call 307-316-0079.
Museum in Laramie

Geological Museum

This university museum features an impressive collection of dinosaur remains, including a 75ft Apatosaurus skeleton.
Museum in Laramie

Wyoming Territorial Prison

The only prison ever to hold Butch Cassidy – he was in for grand larceny from 1894 to '96 and emerged to become one of history's greatest robbers – the Wyoming Territorial Prison operated until 1903, holding about a…
Park in Lander

Sinks Canyon State Park

The beautiful Sinks Canyon State Park, 6 miles south of Lander, features a curious underground river. Flowing through a narrow canyon, the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River disappears into the soluble Madison limes…
Wildlife Reserve in Jackson

National Elk Refuge

This refuge protects Jackson's herd of several thousand elk, offering them a winter habitat from November to March. During summer, ask at the Jackson visitor center for the best places to see elk. An hour-long horse…
Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park

Mud Volcano

Mud Volcano is Canyon Country's primary geothermal area.
Museum in Cody

Old Trail Town

The hideouts of Butch Cassidy, Kid Curry and the Sundance Kid comprise this unique museum, a collection of late-19th-century wooden buildings relocated here from all over Wyoming. Look for the bullet holes in the do…