What Should I do on my Vacation to Wyoming?

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  • Written By: Diane Goettel
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  • Last Modified Date: 02 June 2020
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There is a lingering spirit of the pioneers in Wyoming. Much of the state is still raw and rough; and many of the people who live there are cowboys and outdoors adventurers. If you are interested in getting in touch with nature, with American history, and with work-hard/play-hard lifestyle of people who make their living by taming the land, then a trip to Wyoming is just the thing for you.

This is not to say, however, that the great state of Wyoming is lacking in amenities. There are fantastic restaurants in Wyoming that serve the finest cuisines. Furthermore, there are incredibly posh resorts for those who are looking to pamper themselves. The Amangani resort, for instance, starts their nightly lodging prices at just under $700 US Dollars.

Even in the most refined corners of Wyoming, however, the culture remains laid-back. Blue jeans and cowboy boots are acceptable dinner attire at many of the finest restaurants. Furthermore, there is no corner of the state in which snobbery or “highfaluten” attitudes are tolerated.

One of the major attractions in Wyoming is Yellowstone National Park. Although the park spans three states, the majority of its acreage falls inside of Wyoming. Even if you do not make it into the park, the greater Yellowstone ecosystem is a fantastic place to hike through and explore. For a fabulous outdoors experience, hire a guide to take you through trails selected for your interests and abilities. By hiring a guide, you will learn a great deal along the way. Most guides have an encyclopedic knowledge about the history, wildlife, and vegetation of Wyoming.

With the Grand Tetons as inspiration, winter sports are big in Wyoming. Snowboarders and skiers alike are sure to love the slopes in Wyoming. Of course, there are lots of lodging options accompanying those snowy slopes. Depending on your budget and interests, you can stay in a modest motel that sits you quite close to the mountain of your choice or take up residence in one of Wyoming’s poshest ski resorts.

The city of Jackson Hole, Wyoming is becoming more and more popular. If you are interested in seeing what city life is like in Wyoming, consider a visit to Jackson Hole. The city has numerous restaurants, theaters, and other points of interest for tourists. Furthermore, it is located right next to the border of the Grand Teton National Park.


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