Walk the trails of pioneers and visit canyons old as earth itself in Wyoming, where history comes alive. In Cody, Wyoming, cowboy culture thrives and the legend of William F. Cody AKA "Buffalo Bill" are celebrated.
Also view the Historical Center's collection of American West history and art. Then watch the Cody gunfighters, costumed as well-known Western characters, re-enact shootouts at high noon.
Nicknamed The Cowboy State, Wyoming shows visitors its rough-and-tumble history every summer at rodeos from Cody to Cheyenne. Pay a call on Sheridan, where cowboys, gold-rushers, and even Buffalo Bill Cody cavorted in now-landmarked buildings.
Outside of town find the Bozeman Trail, which led pioneers west; the Big Horn Mountains; and Bradford Brinton Memorial Ranch, devoted to frontier ranch life. Under big Wyoming skies, explore the mountains and canyons in Buffalo Bill State Park. Then, as a guest or a ranch hand, experience a working dude ranch.
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