Wyoming holidays - Heartening, astonishing and adventuresome
Cutting through the awe-inspiring Yellowstone, Wyoming exudes an historic blend of outdoors culture and Wild West heritage. A great state for pony-trekking and hiking, Wyoming holidays encourage adventure in an untamed wilderness.
Adventure awaits at Wyoming's iconic national parks
Wyoming is synonymous with herds of wild horses that range on endless prairie under the jagged peaks of the Grand Teton Mountains. The Old West is still very much alive and a holiday to Wyoming should celebrate the very best of the Cowboy State.
Wyoming has a huge number of national parks and stunning wilderness that just seems to go on forever, from the floor of the Jackson Hole valley to the pinnacle of Grand Teton towering a mile above, Wyoming holidays a characteristic of stunning beauty and cowboy culture. The historic trails of the Pony Express and the Oregon wagon trails can still be seen right across the state and many are national historic landmarks.
When to go to Wyoming
Wyoming climate is semi-arid and is drier and windier than many other states in the US. Summers are warm with July high temperatures averaging between 29°C and 35°C. Winters are cold with heavy snowfall in the mountains with as much as 510cm falling annually.
Beginning in Utah and ending in Colorado, the seven-night Wild West Cowboys & Buffalos tour traverses the north of Wyoming and includes two nights in Yellowstone. Rodeo events take place throughout the summer including one of the world’s largest rodeos, Cheyenne Frontier Days, in the last week of July.
- Yellowstone National Park including: Old Faithful, Yellowstone Lake and Indian Creek.
- Grand Teton National Park
- Thunder Basin National Grassland
- Bridger National Forest
- Shoshone National Forest
- Bighorn National Forest
- Jackson Hole
- Devils Tower National Park
- Snake River Canyon