Explore Cheyenne, Wyoming

SMALL TOWN CHARM, BIG ADVENTURE NEARBY

Cheyenne has wild-west roots and is still home to cowboys and the world’s largest outdoor rodeo. It is the capital of Wyoming and the site of to F.E. Warren Air Force Base. Set against a backdrop of mountains and vibrant sunsets, Cheyenne offers a small community feel with easy access to amenities you expect from larger cities. If you are the adventurous type, you can enjoy world-class mountain biking, climbing, and camping in the Cheyenne area. It is also nestled in close proximity to destinations such as Fort Collins, CO (just one hour away) and Denver and Rocky Mountain National Park (both less than two hours away). Our providers enjoy having access to everything they need nearby, without sacrificing a strong sense of community and peace and quiet.

Things to Do

Cheyenne Frontier Days: People come from all over the world to see the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and Western celebration. This 10-day event started in 1897 and continues to include rodeo action, concerts, cookoffs, parades, and more.

Snowy Range Ski Area: Enjoy beautiful downhill skiing and snowboarding in Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest. This park features 27 trails for everyone from experts to beginners.

Curt Gowdy State Park and Vedauwoo Recreation Area: Enjoy epic hiking and biking trails and beautiful reservoirs for campling and fishing.

Cheyenne is also home to railroad museums, great shopping, and a 30,000-acre bison ranch, Wyoming’s state capital and more. Check out area attractions on our local tourism website.

Dining and Nightlife

Poor Richard’s Restaurant: Romantic yet casual classic steakhouse eats.

Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House: Casual setting with aged steaks, seafood, slow-cooked ribs, beer and more.

Anong’s Thai Cuisine: All you can eat, delicious Thai comfort food.

Assorted Breweries and Distilleries: Several unique-to-Cheyenne breweries, including: Accomplice Beer Company, Freedom’s Edge, Danielsmark Brewery and Tap Room, Pine Bluffs Distilling Tasting Room, and Chronicles Distilling.

School Information

Laramie County Community College

University of Phoenix Cheyenne Campus

University of Wyoming

145 preschools

37 elementary schools

16 middle schools

12 high schools

35 public district schools

1 public charter schools 1

152 private schools