Explore Cheyenne, an outdoor enthusiast's paradise
From fishing and hunting to hiking and touring excursions, the "Magic City of the Plains" provides travelers with plenty of things to do to ensure lasting memories. Take a trolley tour for an easy and comprehensive adventure through downtown Cheyenne, passing historic sites like the Depot Museum and State Capitol building. Train enthusiasts can get their fix with stops at the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern railroad stations, while visitors with a thirst for adventure can visit the Cheyenne Ice and Event Center for laser tag and ice skating. Let the Radisson be your landing place while soaking up all the excitement of this wild frontier.
Places to visit and activities in and around Cheyenne:
- The Outlaw Saloon (0.5 miles)
Find live entertainment every night of the week at this nearby attraction, a concert venue that also features a bar, outdoor areas, billiards and other sporting activities.
Phone: +1 (307) 635-7552
- Burlington Northern Railroad (1 mile)
Train enthusiasts won't want to miss a stop at this nearby station, which played a role in helping Cheyenne forge its reputation as a railroad town.
- Union Pacific Railroad (1 mile)
Known as America's "Railroad Capital," Cheyenne offers a variety of rail attractions, including the roundhouse, turntable and machine shop at the Union Pacific Railroad attraction, open for tours during Depot Days in May.
- Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley Tours (1.5 miles)
Take a trolley tour of Cheyenne and travel through historic districts, including the site where Wild Bill Hickok wed his bride. You’ll also pass steam engines and the state capitol building.
Phone: +1 (307) 778-3133
- Depot Museum (1.5 miles)
Also known as the Wyoming Transportation Museum, this local attraction and cultural hub offers a glimpse into the historical account of the birth of Cheyenne during the age of railroad construction. Enjoy festivals and other events at the Depot Museum as well.
Phone: +1 (307) 632-3905
- Downtown Cheyenne (1.5 miles)
Spend the day exploring the downtown area, replete with nostalgia, historical sites and entertainment opportunities.
Phone: +1 (307) 433-9730
- Wyoming State Capitol (2 miles)
Although the building is closed for remodeling this year, the State Capitol building is a stately icon of architecture worthy of admiration during your stay in Cheyenne.
Phone: +1 (307) 777-7220
- Cheyenne Ice and Events Center (3 miles)
Ice skating, roller skating, laser tag and concerts are among the biggest draws to this recreational facility.
Phone: +1 (307) 433-0024
- Cheyenne Regional Airport (3 miles)
Centrally located in Cheyenne, this airport provides commercial flights to Denver International Airport (DIA).
Phone: +1 (307) 634-7071
- Francis E Warren Air Force Base (3 miles)
Named after Wyoming's territorial governor and first state senator, the FE Warren Air Force Base is home to the 90th Missile Wing and is the Air Force's oldest continuously active installation.
- Sierra Trading Post (3 miles)
Take advantage of tremendous savings on name brands at this shopping complex.
Phone: +1 (307) 775-8090
- Cheyenne Frontier Days (5 miles)
Plan your trip around this popular seasonal event that commences in July and boasts the largest outdoor rodeo with famous headlining musical acts nightly.
Phone: +1 (307) 778-7200
- Hereford Ranch (5 miles)
Tour the preserved buildings, observe the registered herd of Hereford cattle grazing the surrounding pastures and learn about the people who helped make this attraction a part of Cheyenne's history.
Phone: +1 (307) 634-1905
- Old West Museum (5 miles)
Discover enriching entertainment at this cultural and historical center that celebrates the heritage of the American West through events, exhibits and special programs. Browse western artifacts, including the expansive collection of carriages.
Phone: +1 (307) 778-7290
- University of Wyoming (45 miles)
Nearly 14,000 students seek an education among the more than 200 areas of study at the University of Wyoming, located in Laramie and home to the Cowboys and Cowgirls sports teams.
Phone: +1 (307) 766-2379
- Denver/Denver International Airport (DIA) (100 miles)
Downtown Denver and the international airport are a little more than 90 minutes south of Cheyenne, via I-25, an easy commute for guests who enjoy day trips.