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Horse-drawn carriage tour of Cheyenne

One of the most relaxing and scenic ways to explore the quaint city of Cheyenne is by taking a free horse-drawn carriage tour. You will see beautiful and unique sites like the historic Cheyenne Depot Museum and the luxurious Nagle Warren Mansion B&B. The carriage driver will provide narration about the different historical sites and buildings you pass on the ride, allowing you to gain a deeper insight into Cheyenne’s rich history. These tours are the ideal summer activity as they run every day from 11am-5pm in June, July and August, and Wednesday-Sunday in May and September.

Jackson Hole Old West Days

Jackson Hole Old West Days is an annual event which will be held on May 23-27 this year and features live music, theatrical entertainment, and rodeo events. You can go on horse-drawn carriage stage coach rides, compete in bow and arrow and hawk and knife competitions, go on a free historical walking tour of Jackson, and even watch a re-enactment of a shootout in the town square! This event is perfect for families as there are arts and crafts for kids, line dancers, country western music, and cowboy poetry. Have a chuckwagon dinner with cowboy entertainment at the nationally acclaimed Bar J Wranglers.

Wind River Indian Reservation tour

The Wind River Indian Reservation Driving Tour allows you to immerse yourself in Native American culture through significant sites and idyllic scenery. The Wind River Indian Reservation is home to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes, and the tour starts at the headquarters of the government of these tribes at Fort Washakie. On this tour you will see Fort Washakie Cemetery where the last chief of the Shoshone Tribe is buried, as well as Sacajawea’s cemetery which has a life-sized bronze statue honouring the famous guide of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. You can also explore the Eastern Shoshone Cultural Center which has intriguing exhibits of tribal arts and crafts, as well as St. Stephen’s Mission which has original buildings from the Catholic Mission and a historic remodelled Church where Mass is held. Learn more about the tour.

Sinks Canyon State Park

Sinks Canyon is an incredible natural feature at the base of the southern Wind River Mountains in Wyoming. The Popo Agie River vanishes underground near the mouth of the canyon and reappears in a trout-filled pool about half a mile down the canyon! There are many different hiking trails at Sinks Canyon State Park where diverse birds and wildlife can be seen. The Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River is a great fishing spot, and Sink’s Canyon’s huge cliff faces are some of Wyoming’s best climbing areas. Children can join the Sinks Canyon Junior Ranger Program where they answer questions in a booklet and earn a ranger badge once they complete it.

Million Dollar Cowboy Bar

The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar is a unique western bar which was established in 1937 and is located on the town square of Jackson, Wyoming. This unique bar is famous for its cowboy theme which includes western memorabilia, murals and genuine saddles for bar stools! The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar has seen famous country western acts such as Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Tanya Tucker take the stage here in the past. With western dancing and live music six days a week, this vibrant atmosphere is the perfect place to relax with a drink. Enjoy a beer or wine and eat some delicious food including salads, burgers, chicken wings. If you want something different, head to The Million Dollar Steakhouse which is located below the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar. The steakhouse chef Paulie offers some of his signature dishes like pasta, cheeses and sausages, as well as lamb shanks and steaks.