Cheyenne, Wyoming, is located at the crossroads of Interstates 80 and 25 and offers impressive tour options for travel groups. It sits just one hundred miles North of Denver, Colorado and is easy to partner with many locations such as Denver, Yellowstone and Mount Rushmore. Whether you are going for a western experience or outdoor experience, they’ve got it all.
Cheyenne’s slogan is “Live the Legend,” speaking to its rich history of western culture, but it also applies to the railroad, having one of the few remaining roundhouses. It is home to Union Pacific’s Historic Fleet.
They have a new Botanic Garden, free for visitors, with catered meals available. Home to the World’s Largest Computer and only Missile Alert Facility open to the public. Cheyenne Frontier Days is the World’s largest Outdoor Rodeo and is a kick ‘yer heals up 10 day celebration with country music legends performing in the evenings.
Jill Pope, director of operations
Terry Bison Ranch is where the bison and camel play and seldom is heard a discouraging word. Take a train ride through the ranch where the bison come up to the train and eat out of your hands, you remain in the safety of the train. An amazing, once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Ranch includes the Senators Steakhouse with lots of space to dine and enjoy bison meat (optional).
Contact: Rica Robinson
Book a private Rodeo and Cowboy Dinner at Delancey Ranch & Rodeo. Enjoy “Happy Hour” with the horses, a horse shoeing demonstration and, depending on the time of year, you might even have the baby horses join the party. Prices are determined by the menu your group selects. Groups can book just a rodeo or add a meal with Western entertainment to get the party started. The DeLancey’s welcome you to their place for fun under the beautiful Wyoming sky!
Contact: Dave or Cindy DeLancey
Jump on board the Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley for a Murder and Mayhem Tour, where the guide spins tales of the Wild West and Cheyenne’s unharnessed beginnings. The trolleys can be chartered year round. Daily ticketed tours are offered from May through September. Each trolley seats 26 people and have air conditioning and heating. Step-on-Guides are available $50 per hour.
Contact: Jill Pope
While in Cheyenne you will want to spend some time downtown. There is great western shopping and eating. Cheyenne has various western and railroad museums and art galleries. The Wyoming State Capitol Building has just gone through a four-year restoration process and is now open for you to tour. Traversing the state is a relaxing endeavor with so few people. Come visit this cowboy playground.