- 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.
Built 14 years after Wyoming achieved statehood, the Historic Governors' Mansion was actually a modest home without much extravagance. The site now welcomes visitors throughout the year to view the house and historic furnishings.
Featuring 27 indoor and outdoor landscapes including a rose garden, Boy Scout House, Discovery Pond and Cactus Garden, the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens also includes the Paul Smith Children's Village, a large interactive garden for kids of all ages.
Dedicated to capturing the spirit of the Wild West, Old West Museum features exhibits containing artifacts like paintings, tools, carriages, authentic clothing, and more. The museum also hosts several Western themed art shows.
One of the first mountainous areas in southeast Wyoming to complete spring snow melt is Vedauwoo Recreation Area on Pole Mountain. The area has a campground, and is popular with rock climbers, hikers, mountain bikers who love to explore the two Vedawoo rocks that legend says playful spirits planted.
For more than 30 years, A-1 Wildwater Rafting, has called the nationally designated 'wild and scenic' Poudre River its home. Featuring experienced guides, and top-quality rafts and equipment, explore your adventurous side with one of their rafting packages.