- The list below includes 16 free or cheap things to do in or near Sheridan, Wyoming, including 17 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, History Museums, Historic Sites and Bowling.
- From Bighorn National Forest to Shell Falls, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Sheridan and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Story.
Bighorn National Park contains over 1,500 acres of trails allowing hikers to reach the park's 189,000 acres of wilderness. The park can also be seen from three scenic byways, and campers can stay in 34 campgrounds, while others can stay in eight lodges.
Trails End was the first private professionally landscaped residential grounds in Wyoming. Visitors can tour the 13,748 square foot Flemish Revival John B. Kendrick home constructed between 1908 and restored with period pieces, along with the carriage house, and grounds.
In 1866, Col. Henry B. Carrington established Fort Phil Kearny to protect travelers, to discourage intertribal warfare, and to allow westward expansion. Visitors to Fort Phil Kearny Historic Site can see the site, watch videos, view reconstructed cabins, and take a tour.
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At the King's Saddlery and Museum, visitors can see hundreds of western saddles, along with wagons, coaches, Indian artifacts, guns, Western tack and original artwork. Visitors can also shop for ropes and hats.
Buffalo Bill sold the idea for the historic Sheraton Inn to the railroad. Each of the 22-rooms at the hotel is decorated with information about a famous Wild West character and the hotel can be rented for special events.
Located in the heart of downtown is The Blacktooth Brewing Company. The company brews a wide selection of Wyoming lagers, ales, porters, stouts and more and features a full line of merchandise for the true beer fan.
A museum dedicated to local and regional history, the Sheridan Museum features exhibits that illuminate the county's history from recent decades back to the early days of the settlement. The history of Sheridan goes back over 125 years.