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Attractions in Cheyenne, WY (showing 1 - 10 out of 16)

Big Boy Steam Engine

Big Boy Steam Engine

17th at Morrie Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001directionsDirections
(307) 637-6423

Like trains? Then you’ll love the Big Boy Steam Engine in Holliday Park! This retired Old Number 4004, the world’s largest steam locomotive, used to harness the power of coal to pull a 3,600-ton train along the steep hills of Union Pacific railroad. Although you can no longer climb aboard, Big Boy remains an imposing sight and one of the city's best attractions.

Bit-O-Wyo Ranch

Bit-O-Wyo Ranch

470 Happy Jack Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82009directionsDirections
(307) 638-6924

Get in touch with your inner cowboy at the Bit-O-Wyo Ranch. Stuff yourself on a Cowboy Steak Dinner with all the fixin’s at the Horse Barn Dinner Show, filled with live music and comedic performances. Take in the scenic beauty of Wyoming on horseback as you follow a guide along the best trails in the area. And, of course, don’t forget your camera!

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

710 S Lions Park Dr
Cheyenne, WY 82001directionsDirections
(307) 637-6458

Wyoming is brimming with beautiful natural attractions, including parks and gardens, and the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in the Capital City is at the forefront. These inspirational gardens consist of three greenhouses in a 6,800-foot conservatory, themed gardens, specialized landscapes, a Children’s Village and an associated arboretum. Immerse yourself in the glory of Mother Nature at this award-winning botanical garden!

Cheyenne Depot Museum

Cheyenne Depot Museum

121 W 15th St
Cheyenne, WY 82001directionsDirections
(307) 632-3905

Located inside the historic Union Pacific Railroad depot, the Cheyenne Depot Museum, also known as the Wyoming Transportation Museum, tells the interwoven stories of the city’s origins and the Transcontinental Railroad. Explore the renovated sandstone train station and its hands-on exhibits and attractions in order to get a real feel for Cheyenne’s history.

Cheyenne Frontier Days

Cheyenne Frontier Days

4610 Carey Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001directionsDirections
(307) 778-7200

One of the largest outdoor rodeos and western celebrations in the world, Cheyenne Frontier Days truly demonstrates why Cheyenne earned the nickname Frontier City. Join in this popular 10-day long attraction, which draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors to this otherwise low-key city. This enormous fair features popular music performances, a midway, carnival rides, an Indian village, wild west shows and “The Daddy of ‘em All” rodeo.

Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum

Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum

4610 Carey Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001directionsDirections
(307) 778-7290

Get a taste of the Frontier Days Festival’s cultural immersion at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum all year long. Packed with exhibits and activities celebrating the heritage and pioneer spirit of the American West, this museum captures the minds and imaginations of its visitors. View wagons from the frontier days, learn about the rodeo, see the best western art and much more!

Cheyenne Gunslingers

Cheyenne Gunslingers

W 15th at Pioneer Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001directionsDirections
(307) 286-7906

Running June through July, the Cheyenne Gunslingers transport their guests back in time to the Old West. Held in the downtown Gunslinger Square, this stage set showcases a saloon, jail and gallows where the good guys, corrupt judges and wily villain face-off in the midst of jailbreaks, near-hangings and shootouts.

Cheyenne Trolley Tours

Cheyenne Trolley Tours

121 W 15th St
Cheyenne, WY 82001directionsDirections
(307) 778-3133

Climb aboard an old-fashioned trolley and get a narrated tour of the city with the Cheyenne Trolley Tours. This fun, educational ride is wonderful for those visiting Frontier City for the first time or long-time residents who are curious about Cheyenne’s past. See all the major landmarks, attractions, and museums, and upgrade your tour to a Plus Pass for two-day access to all these sites.

Curt Gowdy State Park

Curt Gowdy State Park

1351 Hynds Lodge Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82009directionsDirections
(307) 632-7946

Head out to the Curt Gowdy State Park, located in-between Cheyenne and Laramie, for a beautiful mountain retreat. Get back in harmony with Mother Nature in this 3,400-acre park and reservoir; this nature preserve is bounding with all sorts of plant and wildlife, as well as an “Epic” trail system, granite outcroppings (perfect for climbing), and aquatic and outdoor activities.

Historic Governors’ Mansion

Historic Governors’ Mansion

300 E 21st St
Cheyenne, WY 82001directionsDirections
(307) 777-7878

The Historic Governors’ Mansion provided residence for Wyoming’s governor from 1905 until 1976. This historic landmark and attraction is currently operating as a house museum, with rooms displaying decorations and artifacts from the 1905, 1937, 1955 and 1960s eras. Learn about the past of this laid-back city through the halls of its former leaders’ home.

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