Yee Haw! Ride 'em Cowboy! That's how it feels to take a Wyoming horse riding vacation. If equestrians are your passion then look no further than a Wyoming horse riding vacation. Most of the dude and guest ranches in Wyoming offer horse riding as one of their premiere activities. A ranch vacation in Wyoming is a vacation you can spend a week in a Wyoming family vacation house near the Absaroka Mountains adjacent to the Wind River, or take the kids along on a covered wagon tour through the Bridget-Teton National Forest. For more saddle time, explore the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area on a trek through the Big Horn National Forest.
A Wyoming horse riding vacation is another great way to catch views of the Teton Mountains while spending time outdoors. Horse riding vacations generally last between two days and a week, and of course involve overnight stays out on the range. Guides will be provided to help cook food, lead the way and provide assistance where needed.
Ranch Vacations Wyoming are a great way to take a break from city life and enjoy some of the activities of an Old West cowboy or a ranch hand of today. Ranch Vacations Wyoming can be found in many areas throughout the state, but one of the most popular and well-known is the Lost Creek Ranch in the city of Moose, Wyoming. Moose and the Lost Creek Ranch are close to the Grand Teton National Park and within driving distance of Jackson Hole. As with most Ranch vacations Wyoming, Lost Creek combines cowboy chores like shoeing horses and feeding livestock with typical vacation activities like horse back riding, tennis, hiking and swimming. Like most Wyoming vacation ranches, Lost Creek also offers overnight trips out into the wilderness on horse back.
Wyoming family vacation houses offer a unique and relaxing way to take a vacation in Wyoming. Wyoming family vacation houses feature kitchens, multiple bedrooms and common living areas. One advantage to Wyoming family vacation houses is that traveler will still have many of the amenities offered at a hotel (linens, towels, etc), and yet also get some additional space and increased privacy. Many vacation homes are also part of complexes which feature common hot tubs and swimming pools for guests.
Jackson Hole is another popular place for family vacations; particularly ski vacations. Jackson Hole Wyoming family vacations are great for families with children. Many families choose to sign children up for ski lessons for portions of the day. This way, adults can ski on their own for a while before skiing as a family. Resorts, condos and vacation homes are all available for Jackson Hole Wyoming family vacations. As one of the nicest resort towns in the Rocky Mountains, Jackson Hole Wyoming family vacations also feature great shopping and dining in town for families who want to layer their skiing vacation with some time in town.
Other areas of Wyoming, such as Cody, also offer some great attractions. The Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody showcases firearms from the Old West as well as history and memorabilia for travelers to enjoy. To the southeast, in Cheyenne, the Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo and festival is one of the major events in Wyoming for tourists and locals and is one of the best places to go in the state to see some good live music performances. For outdoor enthusiasts, check out the Snake River for the best fishing in Wyoming and some excellent hiking through alpine forests and lakes.