If you’re planning a trip to Wyoming, Cheyenne might be the perfect destination. This historic town is home to the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and world-class mountain-biking, climbing, and hiking. With so many options available, you’ll never have to look very far for something fun to do.
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
This historic museum is a premier cultural and historical center. Offering year-round education programs and historic artifact exhibits. This museum also features some of the most interesting western artifacts in the region. It also includes one of the most elaborate collections of carriages west of the Mississippi and world-class western art by the nation’s top cowboy artists.
The Atlas Theater was constructed in 1888 and converted into a theater in 1908. The conversion design was created by a Wyoming architect, William Dubois. It featured 550 seats, a stage, soda fountain, penny arcade, and a confectionery parlor. Today, the establishment seats around 250 people. It is currently used for both Old Fashioned Melodrama and CLTP productions. You can find the Atlas Theater located at the heart of downtown Cheyenne.
Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
Top off your vacation with a narrated historic tour of downtown Cheyenne in a horse-drawn carriage. The carriage rides are available seven days a week during June, July, and August. During May and September, they are available on Wednesdays and Sundays.
English High Tea
This is a tradition that followed gentry from England to the plains of Wyoming. High tea is available at the Nagle Warren Mansion every Friday and Saturday between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. You’ll get to sit in your choice of the Parlour, Sitting Room, or Library while you enjoy brewed tea and luxury tea sandwiches.
Rock the Block
Held on June 23rd this year, this block party features local, regional, and national bands. Admission is free for all ages. Enjoy food and beer while exploring the specialties Cheyenne has to offer.
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cheyenne’s world-class rodeo is famous for its fast pace and enormous number of contestants. Night shows bring the best entertainers in country and rock music. Daily entertainment is available including pancake breakfasts, parades and carnivals, visits to the Native American Village, shopping, and so much more. This year, the festival runs from July 20th to 29th.
If you’re looking for a vacation like you’ve never had, Cheyenne is the place to go. With so much to offer, Cheyenne is perfect for both history lovers and cowboy fans. If you need help planning your trip to Cheyenne, check out Travelwyn. We’ll help you arrange flights, hotels, rental cars, and anything else you might need to get the most out of your vacation. Visit our website to start planning your dream vacation.