Central Wyoming, with so much to see and do, challenges visitors with its' many attractions and activities. The surrounding landscape goes from sage-covered plains to the tree-covered mountains of the Laramie Range. The region is famous not only for its historical significance but also for the wealth of its visitor friendly people.
Traversed by the North Platte River and the South Fork of the Powder River, the region played a major role in early American history as early settlers passed through the area on their way to California and Oregon. Attractions include historic 19th Century U.S. Army posts, Native American sites, museums and paleontological and archeological sites.
Central Wyoming has year round adventure activities for visitors ranging from hiking, fishing, big game hunting, river rafting, camping, snowboarding, snow shoeing and downhill skiing. Visitors seeking a taste of Western ranch life can choose from innumerable Guest and Dude ranches. Boaters will find several reservoirs, among them Glendo and Guernsey State Parks, for all manner of aquatic fun. Both Parks have camping facilities.
Central Wyoming offers numerous hotels, campgrounds and RV Parks. The area also boasts a vast array of dining options from pub grub to the very best in western cooking.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Moon Spotlight Wyoming by Carter G. Walker. This lightweight, compact guide covers the mountains, plains and valleys of Wyoming offering recommendations on accommodations, food and beverage, recreation, attractions, shopping and transportation. Easy to read maps are also included. Order now...
Frommer's Montana and Wyoming, 8th Edition by Eric Peterson. All the highlights, from Yellowstone, Glacier, and Grand Teton National Parks to small old-west towns. Also get in-depth advice on planning an active vacation to the area, recommendations on planning a successful family vacation; and how to make the most of your time in the West. Order now...
Wyoming Travel & Recreation Directory 2010/2011 by Rite-Way Publishing Inc. This book contains information on places to see, what to do, outdoor recreation, hotels, interesting facts and more while traveling in Wyoming. Order now...
Wyoming Off the Beaten Path, 7th: A Guide to Unique Places by Michael McCoy. Wyoming Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience--if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales. Order now...
Benchmark Wyoming Road and Recreation Atlas by Benchmark. Benchmark's field-checked Landscape Maps clearly depict the terrain, and pinpoint the many backroads that crisscross the state. The Recreation Guide lists the many outstanding recreation opportunities, by category, with accompanying Public Lands maps. Order now...
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