If you’re expecting country music and cowboy boots, that’s what you’ll get in Laramie, Wyoming, but you’ll also get a vegetarian food restaurant, more ethnic bistros than you have ever imagined, craft beer, craft cheese, craft ice cream and craft chocolate. Unexpected? That’s Laramie, Wyoming.
The Downtown is located next to an active railyard and periodically Laramie’s old buildings rumble as a train goes by, which happens fairly frequently. A large foot and bicycle bridge joins the east and west sections of the town.
If you love Wild West history? Laramie has loads and there’s no better place to get your fill of it than at the Wyoming Territorial Prison Historic Site. More than a museum, this site is a unique, inside look at a place that housed famous outlaws such as Butch Cassidy.
The Snowy Range Scenic Byway (WY 130) is located in southeastern Wyoming and is a spectacular “cut-across” for travelers. This scenic alternative to Interstate-80 takes you through the majestic Snowy Range Mountains, past deep glacial lakes, pastoral meadows, rushing mountain streams and awe inspiring peaks. “The Gateway to the Snowy Range” is the quaint town of Centennial, Wyoming which features “worth the extra mile” places to eat and stay. The small hamlets of Albany and Woods Landing, Wyoming also have a taste of the Wild West and at the heart of the Snowy Range a perfect place to start your adventure!
Whatever draws tourists to the Laramie area, they will discover all the amenities that round out a quaint western town. Cuisine ranges from vegetarian to steak-house with Thai, Japanese, Mexican, Italian and Steakhouse options. Enjoy a pint of creamy locally brewed beer and answer your morning cravings by checking out our variety of coffee shops. Laramie “The Gem City of the Plains”.