Blaze Trails to Sheridan, Wyoming – voted the original #1 Western Town, Distinctive Destination in the Nation, King of Cowboy Towns, AND multiple years in the Top Towns for Outdoorsmen in America! Picturesque. Historic. Vibrant. It’s where Old West meets New West – a pocket of world-class culture wrapped up in hometown hospitality and authentic real West charm.
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Sheridan provides history with a view, from its authentic Main Street lined with historic buildings to the Landmark Historic Sheridan Inn where Buffalo Bill once auditioned acts, to the magnificent backdrop of the Bighorn Mountains. The Historic Main Street District offers Old West appeal in a modern setting for a charming window on the past and future.
Home to over 46 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, the downtown comes alive with its unique specialty shops, from antiques to cowboy memorabilia to intriguing boutiques and galleries, as well as delightful historic trolley or walking tours. Embrace the West while exploring a mansion and museums, or relax in Kendrick Park where the buffalo and elk roam. Enjoy lively entertainment with weekly rodeos and polo, theater performances or a stop at the legendary Mint Bar. Lodging and dining options call to individuals and groups of any size. And if in need, just ask . . . and then embrace the warm, western hospitality.
One of Wyoming’s jewels, Sheridan’s fabled western history and dramatic mountain vistas meet New West comfort and the serenity of wide open spaces. The Sheridan area was the last, most-prized hunting ground of the Plains Indians – center-stage for the culture clash that erupted on theGreat Plainsin the late 1800’s. The “Bloody Bozeman Trail” passed just west of Sheridan, with the infamous Little Bighorn battle 90 miles north.
Or step farther back in time with the ancient and complex geology reaching back billions of years. Visit the T-Rex Natural History Museum in Ranchester, or dinosaur sites and digs in the Big Horn Basin at Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite and Howe Dinosaur Quarry near Shell.
You can have it all, finding unlimited, easy-to-access recreation in the still pristine Bighorn Mountains. Hike, bike, camp, boat, rock climb or photograph the wildlife and scenery, or catch a hunting season in these golden hills. Encounter tranquil, secluded streams and some of the finest fishing around in the Bighorn National Forest’s 180,000 acres of wilderness.
Enjoy rodeos and polo with weekly events all summer, featuring the Sheridan WYO PRCA Rodeo, Don King Days Old West Rodeo and many others. Or watch polo where both horse and rider make fast-paced entertainment. Or playWyoming’s “golf capital” where championship golf is the norm at four courses within a 35-mile radius. For more introspective moments, Sheridan offers a cultural center for the region – home and inspiration to hundreds of local artisans.
Or just ride the range for intriguing day trips. Whatever you are looking for to Embrace the West, it is all right here . . . All conveniently located adjacent to I-90 in northeast Wyoming, on historic routes midway betweenYellowstone National Park & Mt. Rushmore National Monument!