Wyoming’s diverse landscapes and authentic frontier towns have served as the inspiration for unique stories of the past and present. You can follow in the footsteps of television stars, old western legends and more on this adventure.
1. Moose - Modern Family at Lost Creek Ranch & Spa
Plan a getaway to Lost Creek Ranch & Spa in Moose, where an episode of the sitcom “Modern Family” was filmed. Like their family, you will get to experience exquisite eats, epic horseback rides and family bonding.
2. Cody - Buffalo Bill Cody at Irma Hotel
Visit the Irma Hotel in Cody, where William “Buffalo Bill” Cody held tryouts for his famed Wild West Show, which dramatized iconic elements of frontier life. While you are there, be sure to try a drink from the back bar made of Cherry wood.
3. Sheridan - Ernest Hemingway at Sheridan Inn
Kick off your shoes at the Sheridan Inn, where Ernest Hemingway stayed in 1929 and fell in love with the Bighorn Mountains. It is here that he sought solitude to finish his novel A Farewell to Arms.
4. Buffalo - Virginian Restaurant inspired by Owen Wister
Order the bison ribeye at the Historic Occidental Hotel’s Virginian Restaurant in Buffalo, named after The Virginian — a Wild West novel by Owen Wister set in Wyoming.
5. Buffalo - Longmire Tour inspired by Craign Johnson
Venture to Buffalo for a Longmire Tour to see places that inspired the setting for local author Craig Johnson’s Western crime novels (also made into the TV series “Longmire”).
6. Devils Tower - Stay overnight where a sci-fi thriller was filmed
Want a truly out of this world experience? Watch “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” during your stay at Devils Tower KOA near Hulett, where the 1976 sci-fi thriller was filmed.