6. Buffalo - Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum
Browse the impressive personal collection of Jim Gatchell, a local pharmacist and historian who served settlers, frontiersmen and members of the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne tribes in the early 1900s.
7. Sheridan - WYO Theater
Established in 1923, the WYO was one of the of the first vaudeville theaters in Wyoming and is now the oldest still in operation — bringing professional music, dance and theater to historic downtown Sheridan.
8. Sheridan - Sheridan Inn
Each of the elegant inn’s 22 rooms reflect life and times of Buffalo Bill Cody, who invested in and stayed at the property, and other characters from the American West, like Sitting Bull and Teddy Roosevelt.
Photo: Sheridan Travel & Tourism
9. Near Lovell - Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
Book a boat tour on Bighorn Lake for unique viewpoints of the scenery — most notably the multicolored walls, cliffs and spires that sit 500 feet above the water — or hike the more than 25 miles of trails in the area’s South District. >>Learn more.
10. Near Lovell - Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range
Wild mustangs that descended from horses of the 16th-century Spanish conquistadors make up the wild herds that roam the canyons and ridges of the range. Visit the Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center for directions to the best viewing spots.
11. Meeteetse - Meeteetse Chocolatier
Tim Kellogg, a saddle bronc rider and cowboy turned chocolatier, makes all of the artisan confections at Meeteetse Chocolatier from scratch daily. Choose from exquisite truffle flavors like prickly pear cactus and Wyoming Whiskey.
12. Cody - Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Immerse yourself in the natural and cultural history and art of the region at five different institutions in one complex: the Plains Indian, Buffalo Bill, Draper Natural History, Whitney Western Art and Cody Firearms museums. >>Learn more.
13. Wapiti - Wapiti Valley
Wapiti and Wapiti Valley are in a prime location just east of Yellowstone National Park. Visitors may enjoy the local sights and hikes, or use Wapiti as home-base after a day in the national park.
End Point: Yellowstone National Park east entrance