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5 Important Reasons To Visit Wyoming

Wyoming is an underrated state, in our opinion. It is, quite simply, one of the most beautiful portions of the USA, and it is often overlooked. When it comes to natural beauty, the state boasts two wonderful national parks. Forget Yosemite; Grand Teton and Yellowstone are the truly beautiful landmarks of America. There’s more history in this small state than many of the surrounding areas combined. It was a major stopping point on the early east-to-west gold rush route. That means it’s full of cultural tales and stories to tell. It’s certainly a trek from the east or the west coast, especially if you’re driving. However, don’t let that put you off. Once you arrive, it’s all worth it! Let’s take a look at some of the top sights in Wyoming.

  1. Yellowstone National Park

Although Yellowstone also flows into Montana and Idaho, all the best bits are found in Wyoming. Yellowstone National Park is set atop a volcanic hotspot. That makes for some incredible volcanic action! Of course, the world famous Old Faithful geyser is found here (we’ve given that a section of its own later on). You’ll also see stunning wildlife here such as bears, bison, and wolves. Yellowstone is a treasure that you must discover!

  1. Buffalo Bill Center

Buffalo Bill was an inspiring figure that captured the hearts of the American mid-west. He tapped into iconic cowboy history to put on shows across the country. Wyoming has the biggest cultural homage to the man, and it’s well worth a visit. The complex features five main museums and a research library. You’ll also discover lost artifacts from the history of the heartlands. Lots of travellers make this a crucial stop on their road trips.

  1. Devil’s Tower

Devil’s tower is an eerie, but iconic rock formation that rises from the empty prairie lands. Many of the indigenous native American tribes still hold it as a sacred monument. It certainly is a strange sight, well separated from any other rocks of the Black Hills. It’s a popular spot for rock climbers, with parallel lines that make it easy to climb.

  1. Old Faithful

We talked about Yellowstone National Park before, but it’s time to highlight the main attraction. Old Faithful is an iconic geyser situated in the heart of the national park. It is one of the very few entirely predictable volcanic sites in the world, hence the name. The geyser erupts every 94 seconds, shooting plumes of water into the sky. It’s quite something.

  1. Grand Teton National Park

If Yellowstone isn’t enough for you, how about a second national park? Grand Teton is a more mountainous area than yellowstone, with stunning views. We suggest finding a hotel in Sheridan, and making the trip across to Grand Teton. You’ll experience some of the biggest mountain peaks in the country, and the infamous Jackson Hole. This is the huge valley floor between the Teton Mountains and Snake River. There’s a great history here, and you’ll love every second.

Wyoming is often neglected or ignored by travellers. Don’t make the same mistake! It’s the heart of America with some of the best views the country has to offer.

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