Average flight from UK: 12h 9m                   Capital: Cheyenne

Wyoming, perched directly north of Colorado and Utah, is the quintessence of the American West. Here, wide blue skies kiss frosted peaks, and fragrant fir forests whisper in the breeze, offering a haven of tranquility. 

Its heart beats in two famed national parks near Jackson in the northwest corner. Yellowstone, the world's first national park and a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a 3,472-square-mile wonderland of hot springs and geysers, including the legendary Old Faithful. Nearby, Grand Teton National Park dazzles with its alpine lakes and postcard-worthy Teton Range. 

Wyoming's elevated terrain also boasts popular ski resorts like Jackson Hole and Snow King, providing winter thrills amidst stunning landscapes.


Urban life thrives too. Cheyenne, the state's capital, hosts the Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo, a celebration of Western lore. Casper, the second city, is a cultural hub with vibrant nightlife and historical intrigue. Wyoming's pioneering spirit is kept alive through historic towns like Buffalo, offering a glimpse into the Frontier era. It's a state that seamlessly weaves history, culture, and the great outdoors, boasting the country's first National Park, Monument, and Forest.


The state's vast, open spaces are a paradise for nature enthusiasts and adventurers alike. Here, the Grand Prismatic Spring and the towering peaks of the Teton Range await discovery. In the valleys, towns like Jackson offer a blend of luxury and history, with opportunities for skiing, hiking, and stargazing. Experience ranch life on an authentic dude ranch, or explore the state's urban offerings, from museums and shopping to a hearty culinary scene.


Wyoming's rich tribal history is palpable throughout the state, with landmarks and experiences celebrating the legacies of American Indian tribes. From the Wind River Reservation to the Vore Buffalo Jump, visitors can immerse themselves in this vibrant heritage. 

The state's Western essence is palpable as you explore trails once traversed by pioneers and overnight in the shadow of natural wonders like Devils Tower. With its rodeos, wildlife, and unspoiled landscapes, Wyoming is a tapestry of the American West, inviting you to discover its 100,000 square miles of history, culture, and untamed beauty.

      Discover the Spirit of the West: A Journey Through Enchanting Wyoming

 Wild Wyoming: A Journey Through Hidden Gems, Must-Do Adventures, and Breathtaking Vistas

For an unforgettable Wyoming adventure, here's a comprehensive list of hidden gems, must-do activities, and Instagram-worthy spots you shouldn't miss:


Hidden Gems​​:

  1. Museum of Flight and Aerial Firefighting, Greybull: Discover the fascinating world of aerial firefighting through an assortment of historic aircraft.
  2. Goodwin Lake Trail, Jackson: A serene alpine lake offering stunning views of the Tetons.
  3. Hole-In-the-Wall, Johnson County: Explore the notorious hideout of outlaws like Butch Cassidy.
  4. Smith Mansion, Cody: An architectural wonder and symbol of one man's relentless passion.
  5. Crazy Woman Canyon, Buffalo: Traverse the rugged trail steeped in history and folklore.
  6. Leigh Lake, Grand Teton National Park: Enjoy tranquility at this less visited yet stunning lake.
  7. Eden Valley: Immerse yourself in the area's rich history and beautiful landscapes.
  8. Bitter Creek Brewing, Rock Springs: Taste the local culture through crafted beers.
  9. Aladdin General Store, Aladdin: Step into the past in this over-a-century-old store.
  10. Gannett Peak, Fremont/Sublette: Challenge yourself with a climb on Wyoming's tallest mountain.

Must-Do Activities​​:

  1. Grand Teton National Park: Witness the awe-inspiring Teton Range and the beautiful Jenny Lake.
  2. Yellowstone National Park: Explore iconic sites like Grand Prismatic Spring and Old Faithful.
  3. Million Dollar Cowboy Saloon, Jackson Hole: Experience the vibrant atmosphere and live music in this iconic bar.
  4. National Elk Refuge: Get up close to one of the largest elk herds on earth.
  5. Devils Tower National Monument: Marvel at this striking geologic feature that's considered sacred by many tribes.
  6. Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody: Dive into the legend of Buffalo Bill and the history of the American West.
  7. Beartooth Highway: Drive through breathtaking landscapes and untouched wilderness.
  8. Wind River Canyon Scenic Byway: Enjoy stunning views of ancient rock formations and the Owl Creek Mountains.
  9. Wyoming Dinosaur Center: Get hands-on with one of the largest and most unique fossil collections in the world.
  10. Fort Laramie State Historic Park: Learn about the transformational history of the United States through this military post.

Instagrammable Spots​​:

  1. Salt River Pass & The Lander Cutoff: Capture the vastness and rugged beauty of the historic Oregon Trail.
  2. Moulton Barn, Mormon Row: Snap the sunrise at one of the most iconic buildings in Wyoming.
  3. Oxbow Bend, Grand Teton: Enjoy stunning views of Mount Moran, especially beautiful at sunset.
  4. Jenny Lake: Experience the serenity of this peaceful shoreline at sunrise.
  5. Norris Geyser Basin: Photograph active thermal features like steaming vents and erupting geysers.
  6. Dead Indian Pass: Overlook spectacular views while learning the story of Chief Joseph.
  7. West Thumb Geyser Basin: Admire the brilliantly blue and aquamarine thermal pools.
  8. Chapel of the Transfiguration, Grand Teton: Capture the inspiring view of the cross between the mountains.
  9. Sunlight Bridge: Stand on Wyoming's highest bridge and take in the incredible views.
  10. Grand Prismatic Spring: Don't miss capturing this iconic landmark with its breathtaking colors.

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