Sheridan, Wyoming, voted the #1 Western Town in America, is located midway between Yellowstone Park and the Black Hills. Located at the foot of the majestic Big Horn Mountains, the area is robust with wildlife and was once the last most prized hunting grounds of the Plains Indians. The area is rich in Indian War history with many battle and fight sites near Sheridan. The Battle of Little Bighorn (Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument)is located just 90 miles.
Sheridan’s downtown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the largest number of turn-of-the-century buildings in the region. Shop historic downtown with a wide variety of specialty stores and galleries. Visit Sheridan County’s many museums and historic homes King’s Museum, Sheridan County Museum, the Sheridan Inn – once home to Buffalo Bill, Trail End Historic Site, and Bradford Brinton Memorial Museum to name a few. Enjoy the arts . . . see a performance at the WYO or Carriage House Theater.
Partake in the “Concerts in the Park” series or visit the Ucross Foundation Gallery an artist’s colony just east of Sheridan. Quality accommodations from hotels to bed and breakfasts are available and provide the ideal travel base. Fine dining runs the gamut from down-home to gourmet.
Play Wyoming’s Golf Capital with four courses within a 35-mile radius Kendrick, The Powder Horn, Sheridan Country Club and the Buffalo Golf Course. Golf Scottish links or play target golf all with stunning mountain views.
In winter try one of many winter sports cross-country or downhill ski the Big Horn’s great terrain. Snowmobile the Big Horn range on over 200 miles of groomed and ungroomed top-15 rated trails on the Big Horn Mountain Trail System that provides miles of cross-country exploring and exciting off-trail opportunities within nearly one million acres of national forest.
Spend a day, a week or a lifetime and you won’t doubt for a minute that your experiencing SHERIDAN, WYOMING THE WEST AT ITS BEST! For info: http://www.sheridanwyoming.org or 888.596.6787.
Check out the vacation specials on the Sheridan Travel & Tourism website. Specials are available for a wide variety of experiences and prices for individuals, couples and families. www.sheridanwyoming.org/info/tp-specials.php