Wyoming Attractions for Summer Vacationers
There are plenty of Wyoming Attractions for summer vacationers including outdoor activities, must-see sites, and endless attractions. The state offers an abundance of hiking, fishing, rafting, camping, horseback riding, and many breathtaking natural wonders.
Wyoming has everything you need for a weekend getaway, a fishing trip, or just a little excitement this summer. That’s why Teton Whitewater took the liberty of putting together a list of the Top 10 Wyoming attractions for summer vacationers.
Top 10 Wyoming Attractions
1. Jackson Hole Aerial Tram & Gondola
Enjoy breathtaking views of the Jackson Hole valley with a 15 minute tram ride that ascends over 4,000 vertical feet and ends at the top of Rendezvous Mountain. The bird’s eye view will allow tourists the chance to see the entire terrain of Jackson Hole, as well as Yellowstone, Snow King Mountain, and the Gros Ventre mountain range.
2. Grand Tetons National Park Day Tour
Find some of the best views with Teton Whitewater on one of our scenic rafting tours of the Grand Tetons. Being one of the most photographed Mountain Ranges in the world, our Grand Teton white water float tips offer peaceful, scenic views filled with nature, wildlife, and plenty of natural beauty. You’ll be able to spot Bald Eagles, Mule Deer, Moose, Otters, Beavers, and other wildlife.
3. Whitewater Rafting on the Snake River
Are you an adrenaline junkie that doesn’t mind getting a little wet? Teton Whitewater offers white water rafting tours of the Snake River. This trip is perfect for you if you enjoy riding down river with the wind in your hair and waves crashing against your raft. Our guides can you show you the best spots while you’re paddling downstream in one of our 8-person rafts.
4. Yellowstone National Park Day Tour
Don’t miss out on the chance to explore America’s volcanic hot spot and national treasure. Yellowstone is home to famous geysers (like Old Faithful), boiling mud pots, depthy canyons, alpine rivers, waterfalls, hot springs, and more. While exploring the 3,500+ square mile recreation area, you can also spot wildlife including bison, wolves, bears, elk, and antelope.
5. National Museum of Wildlife Art
Peruse through this amazing art museum that preserves and exhibits wildlife art dating all the way back to 2500 BC. The museum contains a rich part of the history and community of Jackson Hole. It was built on the side of a mountain, which overlooks the National Elk Refuge, offering even more art on the sculpture trail outside of the museum.
6. Devil’s Tower National Monument
It’s never a bad idea to check out a national monument and awe in it’s natural beauty. If you’re a rock/crack climber then this is the spot for you. The sheer rock tower has hundreds of parallel cracks, making it one of the best spots for crack climbing in North America.
7. Buffalo Bill Center of the West
History buffs will love taking a trip to the Buffalo Bill museum. Located in Cody, Wyoming, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West includes five museums and a library filled with arts and artifacts of the American West. This museum is a must-see, as it’s considered one of the most remarkable museums in the nation by The New York Times.
8. Hot Springs State Park
Sit back, relax, and detox in the Thermopolis, Wyoming hot springs. The hot springs are said to have contained therapeutic healing powers that attracted dinosaurs, early settlers and now traveling visitors. On top of the mineral enriched hot springs, the park also includes a bath hours, bison herd, suspension bridge, rainbow terraces, picnic tables, and a boat dock.
9. Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests
Head to the this national forest for some hiking and outdoor activities. The gorgeous grasslands and crystal clear streams cover about 2.9 million acres throughout Wyoming and Colorado. Head there to get in touch with nature and the great outdoors.
10. Fish in the Miracle Mile
Go fishing in the Miracle Mile, known as the most outstanding spot for trout fishing. This little gem is located in central Wyoming in the North Platte River. You can catch anything from rainbows, browns, and Snake River cutthroats, to suckers, carp, and walleye.