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Cheyenne Tourism and Sightseeing
Like many western towns, Cheyenne sprang up in the path of the transcontinental railroad in 1867 as it crossed the great plains. Nicknamed "Hell on Wheels,"" the rowdy town of railroad workers and soldiers from nearby Fort D.A. Russell was teeming with numerous saloons and burlesque theaters. Cheyenne did not remain a wild town for long, as a booming livestock industry attracted investment from eastern and foreign cattle barons. With this new wealth, Cheyenne developed fine hotels, theaters, and the first opera house west of the Mississippi. In the 1880s, Cheyenne was the wealthiest per capita city in the world. The state Capitol's dome was even covered in gold leaf. Today, Cheyenne boasts many attractions that hearken back to its early days. Victorian mansions and historic buildings like the Capitol and Governors' Mansion dominate downtown. Cheyenne's newest downtown attraction is its restored Union Pacific Depot. The grand structure is home to a Visitors Center, restaurant, and the Cheyenne Depot Museum which highlights Cheyenne's railroad history. Cheyenne is also known for its rodeo, Cheyenne Frontier Days. Begun in 1897, the event has now grown into the largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration in the world. The celebration includes daily rodeos, nightly concerts, an Indian Village, parades, art shows, pancake breakfasts, a carnival, and more.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Cheyenne Depot
Cheyenne Depot things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Historic Site in Cheyenne, WY USA

Historic Union Pacific Depot Fully restored to its 1920s glory, the Depot includes a beautifully restored lobby, visitor center, restaurant, the Cheyenne Depot Museum, and a plaza for outdoor concerts and other events.


Terry Bison Ranch
Terry Bison Ranch
Scenic in Cheyenne, WY USA
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Working Buffalo ranch with a restaurant, gift shop and tours Take a tour on one of our custom-built trains to see ostriches, camel, and stop at a bison herd. We also offer guided trail rides and a Sunday lunch train. Stop by the Trading Post gift shop for unique gifts, buffalo meat, and activity sign-up.

Artrageous at Cheyenne Civic Center
Artrageous at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
May 05, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Artrageous May 05, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 6:00PM

Catapult at Cheyenne Civic Center
Catapult at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Mar 01, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Catapult March 01, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:00PM

Cheyenne Frontier Days at Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cheyenne Frontier Days at Cheyenne Frontier Days things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Jul 21, 2019 (Sunday) Sports event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Cheyenne Frontier Days July 21, 2019 at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, WY 8:00PM


Chris Janson at Cheyenne Civic Center
Chris Janson at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Next Month, Feb 07, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Chris Janson February 07, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:30PM

Cirque Zuma Zuma at Cheyenne Civic Center
Cirque Zuma Zuma at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Next Month, Feb 09, 2019 (Saturday) Theater event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Cirque Zuma Zuma February 09, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:00PM

Glenn Miller Orchestra at Cheyenne Civic Center
Glenn Miller Orchestra at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Next Month, Feb 23, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Glenn Miller Orchestra February 23, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:30PM

iLuminate Artist of Light at Cheyenne Civic Center
iLuminate Artist of Light at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Next Month, Feb 22, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Cheyenne, WY USA

iLuminate Artist of Light February 22, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:00PM


John McEuen at Cheyenne Civic Center
John McEuen at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Next Month, Feb 08, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Cheyenne, WY USA

John McEuen February 08, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:30PM

Keith Urban at Cheyenne Frontier Days
Keith Urban at Cheyenne Frontier Days things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Jul 26, 2019 (Friday) Sports event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Keith Urban at Cheyenne Frontier Days July 26, 2019 at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, WY 8:00PM

Keller Williams w/ The HillBenders at Cheyenne Civic Center
Keller Williams w/ The HillBenders at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Mar 15, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Keller Williams w/ The HillBenders March 15, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 8:00PM

Lady Antebellum at Cheyenne Frontier Days
Lady Antebellum at Cheyenne Frontier Days things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Jul 19, 2019 (Friday) Sports event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Lady Antebellum at Cheyenne Frontier Days July 19, 2019 at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, WY 7:00PM

Rascal Flatts at Cheyenne Frontier Days
Rascal Flatts at Cheyenne Frontier Days things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Jul 20, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Rascal Flatts at Cheyenne Frontier Days July 20, 2019 at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, WY 8:00PM

Rent at Cheyenne Civic Center
Rent at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Next Weekend, Feb 03, 2019 (Sunday) Theater event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Rent February 03, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 2:00PM

Rhythm of the Dance at Cheyenne Civic Center
Rhythm of the Dance at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Next Month, Feb 21, 2019 (Thursday) Theater event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Rhythm of the Dance February 21, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:30PM

Rock of Ages at Cheyenne Civic Center
Rock of Ages at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
This Week, Jan 23, 2019 (Wednesday) Theater event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Rock of Ages January 23, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:30PM

Styx at Cheyenne Civic Center
Styx at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Mar 24, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Styx March 24, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:00PM

Tenors Unlimited at Cheyenne Civic Center
Tenors Unlimited at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Mar 02, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Cheyenne, WY USA

Tenors Unlimited March 02, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:30PM

The Choir of Man at Cheyenne Civic Center
The Choir of Man at Cheyenne Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Cheyenne, WY
Next Month, Feb 24, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Cheyenne, WY USA

The Choir of Man February 24, 2019 at Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne, WY 7:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Cheyenne


Comfort Inn & Suites Cheyenne
Guest Score:
From $100 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Cheyenne
Guest Score:
From $84 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Nagle Warren Mansion Bed And Breakfast
Guest Score:
From $221 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Staybridge Suites Cheyenne
Guest Score:
From $117 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Tru By Hilton Cheyenne Wy
Guest Score:
From $98 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Cheyenne


The best time to visit Cheyenne is in the summer and spring. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's. Spring temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the low 60's. Spring nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Cheyenne


Month Low Avg High
January 14.8 25.9 37.1
February 17.2 28.8 40.5
March 22.0 34.2 46.4
April 28.7 41.6 54.4
May 38.3 51.3 64.4
June 47.5 61.5 75.4
July 53.4 67.7 81.9
August 52.0 65.9 79.8
September 42.9 56.6 70.3
October 32.5 45.4 58.2
November 22.1 33.3 44.5
December 16.1 27.1 38.1

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