With the celebration of Cheyenne's Sesquicentennial this year, we've come up with 150 things to do in Cheyenne!  

Enjoy rodeo action at the world’s largest outdoor rodeo, Cheyenne Frontier Days

Explore Cheyenne’s railroad heritage at the Cheyenne Depot Museum

Honor the first female professional athletes at the Cowgirls of the West Museum

Leisurely tour the scenic Happy Jack Road

Delight in the Sherman Hill Model Railroad in Frontier Mall

Nordic ski or snowshoe in Medicine Bow National Forest

Watch the sunrise at Our Lady of Peace Shrine in Pine Bluffs

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Peruse the paintings in the Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show

Watch trains on either the UP or BNSF tracks

Scream on a ride at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Midway Carnival

Squint at the Gold Dome on the WY Capitol Building

Relive history of Cheyenne’s early years at Ft. D.A. Russell Days during Cheyenne Frontier Days

Hike to Hidden Falls in Curt Gowdy State Park   

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Treat your City Slicker to the Frontier Days Cattle Drive

Admire our talented community at the Cheyenne Arts Festival

Gallop along on horseback ride at the Terry Bison Ranch or the Bit-O-Wyo Ranch

Honor America’s brave warriors at the Military Memorial Museum

Dance with the Native American dancers at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Indian Village

Try on frontier clothing at the kid’s room in the Wyoming State Museum

Learn 120 years of rodeo history at the Frontier Days Old West Museum

Walk back in time at the Outlaw and Lawman room in the Nelson Museum of the West

Tour the home to Wyoming’s first 19 governors in the Historic Governors’ Mansion

Stock up on hand-made gifts at the Christmas House

Witness military past and present at FE Warren Air Force Base Museum

Nosh an Indian Taco in the Cheyenne Frontier Days Indian Village

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Pay tribute to our “weekend warriors” at the Wyoming National Guard Museum

Stroll among the food vendors at Cheyenne’s Farmers Markets

Go boot scooting at the Buckin’ A Saloon during Cheyenne Frontier Days

Let loose a lure or two fly fishing at North Crow Reservoir

View wagons, guns, and western artifacts and more at the Messenger Museum

Chow down on a bison burger at the Senator’s Steakhouse at Terry Bison Ranch

Experience unique local art at one of our many art stores

Hear of Cheyenne hauntings on the Halloween Trolley Tour

Buy a pair of cowboy boots or the perfect hat at the Wrangler

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Get your outdoor gear at Sierra Trading Post

Choose fine western furnishings at Wyoming Home

Eat your vegetables from the Grant Farms local market

Be wowed by a walk around the Big Boy Steam Engine in Holliday Park

Hand-feed hungry bison on the Terry Bison Ranch train ride into the bison herd

Walk around Old Sadie engine (Locomotive 1242) and her fence in the Botanic Gardens

Get your street food at the Depot’s Food Truck Rallies

Take the enlightening UP Steam Shop Tour on the Trolley

Rough it on an ATV ride at Terry Bison Ranch

Learn about the Merci Train, a gift from France, at the American Legion Post

Ames Monument, “the pyramid in the plains” astounds you just west of Cheyenne

Be a kid again at one of four fascinating Cheyenne Frontier Days Parades  

Dare to go rock climbing at the Vedauwoo Recreation Area

Salute our heros at the Pine Bluffs Veteran Memorial Plaza

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Venture in to the snow, fatbike riding in the Medicine Bow National Forest

Take the day off with your fellow Cheyenne residents during Cheyenne Day festivities

Bike the “epic” mountain bike trails at Curt Gowdy State Park

Rise and shine with 10,000 friends at one of three free Cheyenne Frontier Days Pancake Breakfasts    

Take and leave a surprise, geocaching through the region

Snow-sled Curt Gowdy State Park, Vedauwoo, or Medicine Bow National Forest

Cut down your own Christmas Tree at Medicine Bow National Forest

Catch the holiday spirit on the Christmas Trolley Light Tour

Relive history of Cheyenne’s early years at Ft. D.A. Russell Days during Cheyenne Frontier Days  

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Brave the cold and ice fish in Curt Gowdy State Park

Enjoy Christmas history at Tinsel Through Time in the Historic Governors’ Mansion

Paddle board, canoe or kayak at the stunning lakes of Curt Gowdy State Park

Spend a night under the stars camping at Medicine Bow National Forest

Ring in the New Year at the NYE Ball Drop

Take your costumed little ones to the Goblin Walk

Wait for Santa (and Mrs!) Claus at the Christmas Parade

Laugh at the western skits and gunfights of the Cheyenne Gunslingers

Feel patriotic at the 4th of July fireworks show

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Revel in both the past and present on a Downtown Walking Tour

Raise money and have fun at the Bootification Ball

Lose yourself in the maze at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

Hunt for the Secret Garden at the Paul Smith Children’s Village

Hitch a Downtown Horse-drawn Carriage Ride

Relish the dinner/music at the Bit O Wyo Ranch Dinner Show

Find all of Cheyenne’s Big Boots

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Boo the villain and cheer the hero at a Melodrama in the Historic Atlas Theater

Tour old homes in the Avenues and Cattle Baron Districts

Pinpoint the site of the Cheyenne Social Club in downtown Cheyenne

Spend the afternoon on the Wild and Woolly tour on the Cheyenne Street Trolley

Catch Cheyenne Little Theater at the Mary Godfrey Playhouse or the Historic Atlas Theatre

Tour the Botanic Gardens Conservatory

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See an enchanting Cheyenne Ballet performance at Civic Center

Dance the night away at a Friday’s on the Plaza Concert

Tour Cheyenne’s public collection of bronze artwork

Swing by great studios during the monthly Art Walk

Get inspired at Western Spirit Art Show in March

Admire the animals, shows and displays at the Laramie County Fair

Enrich your life the Cheyenne Symphony

Start your summer off right at the Southeast Wyoming Home & Garden Show

Play all day at Superday

Wet your whistle at the Pine Bluffs Malting Facility Tasting Room

Get autographs from your favorite stars at Cheyenne ComicCon

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Sample all the regional beers at the WY Brewfest in June

Hike, bike, or roller blade the Cheyenne Greenway

Be amazed by the acrobatics of the US Air Force Thunderbirds air show during Cheyenne Frontier Days   

Show up for the calling of the clans at the Celtic Festival

See renown musicians LIVE at Edgefest

Attend Cheyenne Depot Days in May to experience Cheyenne’s train heritage

Get kugel at the Yiddish Festival

Rock out during “Knights of the Turntable” vinyl record sessions at Phoenix Books

Peer in to the gorgeous Glass Art Celebration

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“Try them all!” (restaurants, that is) during Restaurant Week

Go fly a kite in Lion’s Park

Enjoy a bubble tea or unique coffee creation at the Paramount Café

Visit animals at the Animal Shelter

Toss a round of Frisbee Golf in Cheyenne Parks

Hit the links at one of Cheyenne’s golf courses

Join the jalapeno eating at Hispanic Fest

Travel to some tiny towns out east…Pine Bluffs, Burns, Hillsdale and Carpenter

Splash at the Spray Park at the Aquatics Center

Sink your teeth into a giant western steak at WY Rib & Chophouse or Little Bear Inn

Climb the treehouse in Lion’s Park to see how far you can see

See one of the world’s largest computers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research

Drink some ouzo and group dance at the Greek Festival

Paddleboat or canoe in Sloan’s Lake in Lion’s Park

Drop a hole in one at WY Adventure Mini Golf

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Strap on a pair of skates Ice and Events Center

Eat an addictive helping of Potato Oles at Taco John’s

Create your own Pottery at Graffito’s

Feed your need for speed at Big Country Speedway

Become a pinball wizard at Flippers

Imagine you’re a bull rider in a Cheyenne Frontier Days Behind the Chutes Tour   

Dine and dance at an authentic WY bar, the Bunkhouse

Hike the Nature Trails on the bluffs in Pine Bluffs

Savor a small town Saturday night at Double Bar G “Bulls and Barrels” rodeo in June & July

Be astounded by the Mammoth at the WY Welcome Center

Boot scoot at the Outlaw Saloon or Cadillac Ranch

Watch C130 aircraft take-off and land at Cheyenne Regional Airport

Try to break out of the Escape Room

Have tea and a scone at RX Tea Time, noted by CNN as one of the world’s top tea houses

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Research your family at the WY State Archives

Take in Cheyenne history at a Cemetery Tour

Visit the Tom Horn Confession Room above Wyoming Home

Danielmark’s & Freedom’s Edge Breweries feature unique locations and beers

Stand under the beautiful stained glass ceiling in the Plains Hotel

Orient yourself at the Clay Pathfinder Visitor Center at LCCC

Shop for all things western in Wild Horse Gulch during Cheyenne Frontier Days    

Hop aboard a free Re-Ride bike and tour around town

Bury yourself in the award-winning Laramie County Library

Pour your own beer at Accomplice Brewery

Paint the town enjoying downtown’s colorful murals

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Ride the ancient Majestic Building elevator (with attendant!)

Try a great breakfast burrito at the RB Breakfast Club or Luxury Diner

Marvel at the intrepid cowboys riding in the Cheyenne Frontier Days Championship Bull Riding show

Lose your breath during one of Cheyenne’s great sunsets