Attractions
in Cheyenne, WY (showing 1 - 12 out of 16)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Big Boy Steam Engine

17th at Morrie Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001   Directions

(307) 637-6423

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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

470 Happy Jack Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82009   Directions

(307) 638-6924

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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

710 S Lions Park Dr
Cheyenne, WY 82001   Directions

(307) 637-6458

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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

121 W 15th St
Cheyenne, WY 82001   Directions

(307) 632-3905

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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

4610 Carey Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001   Directions

(307) 778-7200

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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

4610 Carey Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001   Directions

(307) 778-7290

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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

W 15th at Pioneer Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001   Directions

(307) 286-7906

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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

121 W 15th St
Cheyenne, WY 82001   Directions

(307) 778-3133

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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

1351 Hynds Lodge Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82009   Directions

(307) 632-7946

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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

300 E 21st St
Cheyenne, WY 82001   Directions

(307) 777-7878

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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.

Nelson Museum of the West

1714 Carey Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001   Directions

(307) 635-7670

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See the history of the West through the eyes of the Nelson Museum of the West, a museum that has grown over the years thanks to the dedication of its founder, Robert Nelson. This growing museum’s collection consists of more than 20 temporary and permanent exhibits, ranging from Western art to Native American artifacts.

Roller City

5506 Weaver Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82009   Directions

(307) 634-7291

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Parents skate free with children’s admission at Roller City. Since 1972, this skating rink has attracted residents and visitors of Cheyenne with its fun events. Join in a public skating session, learn to skate in private classes or watch the roller derby group show off their skills. All this set to the best music from the 70s, 80s, 90s and today!