Things to see and do around Cheyenne
Frontier Days Old West Museum: A five-minute walk from the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
Vedauwoos! Hike, rock climb, cross-country ski, mountain bike, fish and explore the beautiful Vedauwoo area in the Medicine Bow National Forest just 30 minutes west.
Wyoming State Museum: Wonderful ever-changing collections–free admission!
Historic Governor’s Mansion: Located in Cheyenne
Nelson Museum of the West: Downtown Cheyenne
Cheyenne Depot Museum: Historic interpretation of the railroads
Cheyenne Frontier Days: Ten days of music, rodeo, carnival, parades and more.
Visit Cheyenne: Comprehensive guide to attractions, accommodations and restaurants.
Fort Laramie National Historic Site: Established as a private fur trading fort in 1834, it evolved into the largest and best known military post on the Northern Plains This “grand old post” witnessed the entire sweeping saga of America’s western expansion and Indian resistance to encroachment on their territories.
Medicine Bow’s Snowy Range: 1.5 hours west of Cheyenne, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, camping in an alpine paradise. Always snowballs in summer!
Snowy Range west of Cheyenne
Visit other regional Public Botanic Gardens
Denver, CO: Denver Botanic Gardens
Fort Collins, CO: Gardens at Spring Creek
Littleton, CO: Hudson Gardens
Vail Colorado: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Steamboat Springs, CO: Yampa River Botanic Park
Grand Junction, CO: Western Colorado Botanical Gardens
Montrose, CO: Montrose Botanical Gardens