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Top Choice Museum in Cody

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Do not miss Wyoming's most impressive (constructed) attraction. This sprawling complex of five museums, showcases everything western: from the spectacle of Buffalo Bill's world-famous Wild West shows, to galleries f…
Top Choice Museum in Laramie

Wyoming Territorial Prison

See the only prison ever to hold Butch Cassidy who was in for grand larceny from 1894–96, only to emerge a well-connected criminal who fast become one of history's greatest robbers. His story is told in thrilling de…
Top Choice Visitor Center in Grand Teton National Park

Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center

Your first stop should be this incredibly well-done visitor center, if only for the sighting-lines on the floor that nail down exactly which peaks are staring back at you through the floor-to-ceiling windows. The ob…
Top Choice Museum in Jackson

National Museum of Wildlife Art

Major works by Bierstadt, Rungius, Remington and Russell, breathe life into their subjects in impressive and inspiring ways – almost better than seeing the animals in the wild. Almost. The outdoor sculptures and bui…
Top Choice Visitor Center in Yellowstone National Park

Canyon Visitor Education Center

Well worth a visit for its innovative and interactive displays on Yellowstone’s geology. The highlight is a room-sized relief model of the park that takes you through Yellowstone's formation. Upstairs displays put t…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Yellowstone National Park

Artist Point

Artist Point is probably the most famous of the canyon’s viewpoints. It was not, as many people assume, named for the spot where Thomas Moran sketched his famous landscape of the falls (a copy of which is on display…
Top Choice Area in Yellowstone National Park

Norris Geyser Basin

Norris Geyser Basin comprises Porcelain Basin and Back Basin accessed through two connecting loops. If the world's tallest geyser, Steamboat Geyser, isn't erupting (it probably isn't), continue around to the explosi…
Top Choice American in Yellowstone National Park

Lake Yellowstone Hotel Dining Room

Save your one unwrinkled outfit (and an unwrinkled $100 bill) to feast in style at the dining room of the Lake Yellowstone Hotel. Lunch options include trout, a poached-pear salad and sandwiches. Dinner ups the ante…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Laramie

Sweet Melissa's

Doubtless the healthiest food for miles, Sweet Melissa's makes delicious vegetarian and gluten-free grub like portabello fajitas or gorgonzola-leek mac 'n' cheese. The cauliflower wings are bomber, as is the service…
Top Choice Microbrewery in Jackson

Snake River Brewing Co

With an arsenal of microbrews crafted on the spot (some award-winning), it's no wonder this is a favorite among the younger, outdoor-sports-positive crowd. Food includes wood-fired pizzas, bison burgers and pasta se…