- TripBuzz found 28 things to do with kids in or near Cheyenne, Wyoming.
- From Two Bar Bowling Lanes Restaurant & Lounge to Curt Gowdy State Park, the Cheyenne area offers 36 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Movie Theaters, Farms & Ranches and Landmarks.
- Cheyenne serves as the state capital and is even the most populous city in Wyoming as well. Since it was originally founded by the chief engineer of the Union Pacific Railroad, there are several preserved railroad sites and museums. The largest outdoor rodeo in the world is also hosted in the city during the last full week of July every year.
The Cowgirls of the West Museum, in Cheyenne, Wyoming features exhibits that display the tack, clothing and artifacts of pioneer and ranching women in the West. Founded in 1995, the museum is also features rodeo memorabillia as well.
In the heart of downtown Cheyenne, Lincoln Theater, is a historic, Art Deco-styled movie house built in the 1950's. Featuring first-run movies at discount prices, this family friendly gem has two screens and the best popcorn around.
A private train ride leads you to the bison herd at Terry Bison Ranch, where visitors can also enjoy a horseback tour, pony rides, a kid corral and lake fishing – you can even eat your catch at the onsite restaurant.
Since 1883, Wyoming Hereford Ranch, has maintained the rich tradition of western ranching in the fertile lands east of Cheyenne. Visitors can experience the past through a self-guided tour or rent out the ranch for a special occasion.
At Messenger's Old West Museum, visitors can learn about the history of Cheyenne through historic horse-drawn carriages and wagons, sleighs, pistols, and other items. The location also features a blacksmith shop, an old Buick car, and a 1800's bedroom.
Big Country Speedway is a 1/5 mile asphalt paved oval racetrack where fans can watch several variants of stock cars, modified cars, late models and more. Food and beverages, including alcohol, are available for purchase inside.
Wyoming Medicine Bow Range State Park offers rolling hills with broken forest of lodgepole pine, sagebrush hillsides and beaver ponds. It is full of trails for hiking, biking and even roads for ATVs and has a climbing area.