The small cowboy town of Cody is around 85 kilometers from the eastern entrance to Yellowstone National Park. The city bears the name of the famous buffalo hunter Buffalo Bill, whose real name was William Frederick Cody. A visit to the Buffalo Bill Historical Center is worthwhile. It contains five museums that give you an insight into the history of the “Wild West”. A visit to the Old Trail Town – a picturesque collection of historic buildings from all over the western United States – is also worthwhile. If you are in Cody in summer, you have the opportunity in the evening to visit the already legendary Cody Night Rodeo. This rodeo has been held in Cody’s Stampede Park since early June to late August since 1939.
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Highlights in Cody
- Buffalo Bill Center of the West
The center brings together 5 museums dedicated to different topics about life in the Wild West.
- Scenic Byways
From Cody there are several scenic routes through Wyoming. The round trips, which are between 130 and 420 kilometers long, offer spectacular views.
- Old Trail Town In
1895, Buffalo Bill laid the foundation stone for the city of Cody. The first buildings will be preserved in Old Trail Town and you will gain insight into the time when the Wild West was really wild.
- Yellowstone National Park
The oldest national park in the world is located just a few kilometers west of Cody.
Facts & Figures
Area: 24.7 km²
Height: 1,523 m
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Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
The Grand Teton National Park is located in northwest Wyoming and connects to its big brother, Yellowstone National Park, to the south. The landscape is divided into two. While several three and four thousand meter peaks rise to the sky in the west, the Jackson Hole high valley is located at around 2,000 meters in the east.
Along the park road you can enjoy wonderful views at the lookout points and with a little luck you can also watch some animals of the diverse fauna. Bison, wapiti deer, elk, black bear and eagle are just a few of the many species that live here.
The Grand Teton National Park is also a mecca for outdoor activities. Climbing, mountain biking, hiking, fishing and boat tours are among the offers. If you are a little braver, we recommend a canoe or rafting tour on the winding Snake River. An absolute highlight is a visit to Jenny Lake, where the panorama of the Teton Range is reflected when there is no wind.
Highlights in Grand Teton NP
On the southern edge of the park, Jackson is a city that offers plenty of leisure activities in summer and winter.
- Boating & Floating
Rent a boat and enjoy the peace and seclusion in the most beautiful nature on one of the many lakes in the national park.
- Outdoor activities
No matter whether hiking, climbing, fishing or bicycle tours – in the Grand Teton National Park there are so many possibilities to exercise and enjoy the surroundings to the fullest.
Facts & Figures
Area: 1,255 km²
Highest point: 4,198 m
Cheyenne is the capital of the cowboy state of Wyoming. Learn about bison breeding at the Terry Bison Ranch, visit the Bit-O-Wyo Ranch for the Cowboy Dinner Show or take yourself back in time to the Wild West by visiting a typical saloon. Cheyenne itself gives you a wide variety of insights into the history of the Wild West.
Cheyenne is known for hosting the Cheyenne Frontier Days, the oldest and one of the largest rodeos in the world. Every year, this 10-day mega cowboy event attracts well over 100,000 visitors in the second half of July. Get into your boots and mingle with the cowboys!
The Indian village is also worth seeing. Here, right next to the large arena, there are dance performances of the Native Americans in traditional costume several times a day. In the evening you have the opportunity to attend a concert by Country Stars.
Highlights in Cheyenne
- Cheyenne Frontier Days
It’s the Wyoming Cheyenne that is in a state of emergency for more than a week in July. When stars like Aerosmith and exciting rodeos inspire thousands of people, it’s the Frontier Days.
- Wyoming State Capitol Building
The impressive Capitol dominates the Cheyenne skyline and has been a symbol of the city since 1887.
- Bit-o-Wyo Ranch
In addition to trail rides and cabins, the ranch also offers a well-known dinner show. Best country music, delicious steaks and over 2 hours of great entertainment are waiting for you.
- Terry Bison Ranch
An experience for the whole family is the Terry Bison Ranch. A large herd of bison, rodeos, horseback riding, a restaurant and many other highlights await you!
Facts & Figures
Visitors: approx. 60,000
Area: 57.9 km²
Height: 1,848 m