Wyoming will blow your mind.

But it's such a big state you'll have to plan a little before you explore.

The website Travel Zoo has published an interesting travel guide to the state that's more than just a little helpful.

Their guide is titled Find Your Way In Wyoming and features more than just the typical tourist stops.

Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo
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Since the days of the earliest pioneers, Wyoming has held a special allure for those seeking adventure and a connection with the natural world. The least populated state in the U.S., Wyoming makes up for its sparse number of residents with its vast open spaces, inviting visitors to embrace the rugged landscape and unmatched beauty that defines the American West. (Travel Zoo).

The site even includes various "Dude Ranches" that are worth staying at, if you want to experience the cowboy lifestyle.


Want to take in a rodeo? You'll find them all over the state in the summertime and it's the real deal. These events are not put on for tourists. Wyoming has serious rodeos. But tourists are always welcome to experience them.

Are you interested in shopping for authentic Western wear?


Serving the West since 1919, Lou Taubert Ranch Outfitters in Casper is a nine-floor, 55,000-square-foot Western emporium where you can find everything you need to look the part, from classic workwear denim like Wrangler and Levi’s, to Western-themed art and home furnishings. One floor is dedicated to cowboy boots alone, with an estimated 10,000 pairs to choose from in various colors, styles and sizes. Martindale's Western Store in Laramie and Wayne's Boot Shop in Cody have a similarly extensive collection of cowboy apparel, the latter of which is just 3 miles away from Stampede Park.

You'll want to take in Wyoming's Native American heritage as part of your visit to the past.

Sure, Wyoming has museums.

Tristan The Tyrannosaurus Rex Presentation In Berlin
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Wyoming also has dinosaur museums with some of the most amazing finds in history.

The page then goes on to show camping areas, the best hotels, and national monuments that you may or may not have heard of.

Wyoming is a big state.

To really see it all you'll have to visit more than once.

Wyoming Dinosaur Center

Thermopolis Wyoming has one of the most interesting and active dinosaur museums in the world. As they continued to make new finds in the area they put in on display, so you can discover and learn.

Let's have a look at some of what is on display.

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