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Northwestern Wyoming

Old Trail Town - The collection consists of 26 buildings, which date from 1879 to 1901. Walk the boardwalks of these fascinating buildings for a step back in time. The "Museum of the Old West" houses historic Plains Indians materials, guns of the frontier, carriages, clothing and many other relics of the past.

Wyoming Dinosaur Center - Located in north-central Wyoming is known for some of the largest dinosaur fossil quarries in the world. See 19 full-size mounted skeletons, including 8 dinosaurs, such as: Allosaurus, Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Hot Springs County Museum & Cultural Center - The highlights of the museum exhibits include the cherrywood bar from the Hole-in-the-Wall Saloon, a sightseeing stagecoach of the type used in Yellowstone park until 1914, a one-room schoolhouse, an extensive collection of Native American artifacts, a log cabin from the ghost town of Andersonville, and an elk hide painting created by Chief Washakie of the Shoshoni in January 1900.

Meeteetse Museums - The Museum is here to collect preserve and interpret the cultural and natural history of Meeteetse and its geographical surroundings in order to educate visitors and residents about the heritage and history of this area.

Lander Children's Museum - The museum offers a variety of hands-on exhibits which encompass the fields of math, science, art, music and reading. Most of all, the Lander Children's Museum provides a place where children and families can explore, learn and discover together!

Yellowstone National Park - Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

Cody Nite Rodeos - Performs every night June through August, at 8:00 pm. This rodeo holds more PRCA-sanctioned events than any other rodeo in America! Barrel racing, calf roping, bull riding and pageantry.

Lozier's Box "R" Ranch - A true Western Wyoming working ranch to which gracious guest ranch accommodations have been carefully added.

Buffalo Bill Dam & Visitor Center - The center features a variety of displays and exhibits as well as a gift shop containing informative books and videos, as well as post cards, posters, and many other dam and Big Horn Basin-related novelties.

Washakie Museum & Cultural Center - The Museum exists to provide visitors the opportunity to relate to the living environment of the early settlers from thousands of years ago. The museum features the Colby Site, one of the largest known mammoth kills in North America. Time Travelers is a special exhibit designed to allow the museum visitor to experience an era in time through a hands-on approach.

Buffalo Bill Center of the West - Gear up to explore the Greater Yellowstone region with a stop at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center to "Celebrate the Spirit of the American West!" Includes the Buffalo Bill Museum, Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Draper Museum of Natural History, Plains Indian Museum, and the Firearms Museum.

The Brinton Museum - The museum is housed in a fully furnished ranch house. Its exhibits include Western art, Native American art, contemporary art of Wyoming, Native American artifacts, antique furniture, rare documents, books and art by well-known Western artists.

Homesteader Museum - The museum's collections include early-day farm implements, home furnishings and a pioneer kitchen. Antique toys, medical equipment, military gear, fossils and Powell town site history are also on display.

Bighorn Medicine Wheel - On top of the Bighorn Range in Wyoming lies an ancient Native American construction -- an 80' diameter wheel-like pattern made of stones. There are 28 spoke-like lines of stones with 6 stone cairns arranged around the circle. These indicate where the sun rises or sets on summer solstice and where certain stars rise. It is part of a much larger complex of interrelated archaeological sites.

The Dubois Museum - Museum exhibits focus on the Mountain Shoshone who were the first inhabitants of the valley, the homesteaders who settled in the late 1800s, and the Scandinavian loggers (tie hacks) who cut railroad ties for the nation's railroads in the national forests near Dubois.

Museum of the American West - The only institution which celebrates the different groups of people who utilized the critical geography of what is now central Wyoming to shape the American West.

Grand Teton National Park - Home to one of the most recognizable mountain landscapes in the world. It preserves a spectacular landscape rich with majestic mountains, pristine lakes and extraordinary wildlife. Hiking, biking, camping, bird watching, fishing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are just some of the activities available here.

Cody Trolley Tours - Cody, Wyoming is one of the few true western towns left in America. This 60-minute, 22-mile tour is the best and fastest way to gain an overview of all that Cody has to offer. The tour spotlights historical sites, scenic vistas, geology, wildlife and old and new attractions.

The National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center - Located in Dubois, the Center is an educational and enjoyable wildlife experience for everyone. The central exhibit, 'Sheep Mountain' will draw you into the world of the bighorn. It is 16 feet tall and features full-sized bighorns and many of the plants and other animals that live around them. The Center also offers a variety of 'hands-on' exhibits.