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Top 5 Things To Do At Cheyenne Frontier Days

In most places, you can only reminisce about yesterday’s colorful past. Here in Cheyenne, history comes to life, energized by one of today’s most vibrant Western cities and celebrations. Since 1897, Cheyenne has cele...

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Laramie, Wyoming’s Adventure, Attractions, and More

When you think of Laramie, Wyoming, your mind might automatically jump to think of the college town adorned in brown and gold and home to Wyoming’s beloved university. But if you stop there, you’re only scratching th...

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The Secret Behind Wyoming’s Signature Spirit: Whiskey

Napa Valley has their wine. Louisville their bourbon. But Wyoming? Well, Wyoming has whiskey. Wyoming Whiskey is a staple among locals and visitors alike, and the bronze libation has never been more sought after. Whether...

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11 Must-See Wyoming Museums

Wyoming has a rich and intriguing history, and there are many museums throughout the state that are equally as fascinating as the past they preserve. Here are just 11 of the state’s many amazing museums....

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The West Still Lives: Discover Old West History at these 8 Wyoming Forts & Battlefields

When hardy migrants started settling the West in the 1800s, they followed the dusty trails and wagon-wheel ruts of those who came before them. Forts sprang up along these paths to provide weary travelers and railroad wor...

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10 Free Ways to Celebrate Cheyenne Frontier Day

Between the PBR eight-second rides and rockin’ concerts with national headliners, Cheyenne Frontier Days  is chock-full of activities that won’t cost you one red cent. Fill your schedule with free history lessons (...

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5 Wyoming Ghost Towns You Need to Explore

During the 1800s, the pioneering spirit was alive and well. Thousands of farmers and their families made the six-month trek along the Oregon Trail, and prospectors ventured out West in hopes of striking it rich. While ...

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Discover the West in Wyoming’s Historic Places

Wyoming history is steeped in Wild West lore, geologic marvels, Gold Rush-era trails and burly mountain men. No matter where your travels take you in Wyoming, you’ll be roaming through landscapes, cities, and monuments...

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Catch the Outlaw Spirit in Wyoming

Wyoming is rich in Western history and lore, not to mention its fair share of outlaw legends. All over the state, you can experience the vibrant Wild West history of infamous residents such as Butch Cassidy and the Sunda...

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Wyoming Frontier Prison, Rawlins, Wyoming

By Danielle Wolf The year is 1908, and Annie Bruce is incarcerated in the “Old Pen” for killing her father with a poisoned plum pie. Three years later, restless prisoners burn down the prison’s broom factory, allow...