Depending on which way you’re heading into town, we have bonus stops on the way. Travelers from the south should stop at the Terry Bison Ranch and ride America’s only private train that travels to the middle of the bison herd on this working ranch. Travelers from the east should stop at Laramie County’s first licensed distillery, Pine Bluffs Distilling. They make a wide selection of bourbon, whiskey, and vodka with grains grown right outside their front door. This is a perfect place to start your Daddy of the Malt Buy One Get One Free Passport.
As you arrive at Cheyenne, it’s time to find your accommodations. You’ll discover a wide array of hotels and motels, including some of your favorite brand-names, and some with a little more local flavor like the Little America Hotel and Resort located on a vast expanse of prairie and decorated in a high western style.
After you’re settled, the Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley is a great place to begin. You’ll get to know the town’s past and present while you hear tales of the unbridled railroad and stories of cowboys and cowgirls who shaped the community. Departing from the Historic Depot in the heart of downtown, this loop tour goes through Cheyenne's historic districts while stopping by several of Cheyenne's great attractions.
Take a moment to catch your breath at the Accomplice Beer Company housed in the historic Cheyenne Train Depot. Sample a variety of beers brewed on premise while waiting for a kale salad, baby back ribs, chicken wings, or brewery sliders.
Carry on to the Cheyenne Union Pacific Railroad Depot Museum located alongside the still-active tracks of the Union Pacific. America’s first transcontinental railroad is in the heart of Cheyenne’s central business district. Follow the story of the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Union Pacific Depot and the Railroad it is named after.
Call it a day and opt for a generous dinner at Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House, home of premium steaks, fresh seafood, and award-winning baby back ribs, all served in a casual atmosphere. They have an extensive beer and wine list, and you can dine-in or take it to go.