Cheyenne, WY
Wyoming
By Shaina Amienyi

Cheyenne, Wyoming offers a look into what the Old West was like and provides attractions dedicated to the history and culture of life on the frontier. Vacationers are drawn to this city with mild temperatures, picturesque scenery, and numerous adventurous and family-friendly activities.

The gateway to the city is Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS), but vacationers can also take a shuttle from Denver International Airport (DEN). WhatsCheaper.com invites you to click on the following link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) to book your flight to Cheyenne. To assist vacationers with booking lodgings, WhatsCheaper.com provides a list of top recommended accommodations in Cheyenne. Click on the link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to view our selections and book your accommodations.

Cheyenne Frontier Days is the world’s largest outdoor rodeo, and we at WhatsCheaper.com urge vacationers to experience this one-of-a-kind event. Since 1897, the last full week in July has been a time for rodeo fans, country music lovers, and anyone else looking for a good time to come together for exciting events and great music. Vacationers will be transported back to the Old West by experiencing its history and culture at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, which has a western art show in addition to exhibits. After the museum, head to Wild Head Gulch to see the works of artists and craftspeople or to Indian Village to listen and dance to the beat of ceremonial drums. When night falls, the party starts as nationally-known performers take the stage. Cheyenne Frontier Days has a series of non-stop entertaining events that WhatsCheaper.com guarantees will please vacationers.

The Downtown Development Authority and the Cheyenne Depot Endowment Museum put together an exhibit that you will not see anywhere else: “These Boots Are Made for Talking.” The boots, painted by local artists, are scattered around town and each has a story to tell. WhatsCheaper.com suggests taking this audio tour to see more of the city and listen to artists tell interesting stories through their works.

Impress your children with a trip to the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens and Paul W. Smith Children’s Village. Explore twenty different specialty landscapes, such as cactus, rose, and rock gardens, as well as a solar powered greenhouse and conservatory. The Children’s Village offers daily activities for kids and interactive landscapes. We at WhatsCheaper.com believe children are sure to enjoy exploring natural wetlands, gravity powered water works, a “Secret Garden,” Puppet Theater, and more.

Vacationers with children should also visit the Cheyenne Depot Museum, housed in the renovated Union Pacific Depot. The museum tells how Cheyenne was established during the time when the Transcontinental Railroad was being built. Kids will enjoy the touchable exhibits on the second floor or any of the unique attractions, such as “Big Boy,” the world’s largest steam locomotive on display at the museum.

Shoppers should head to Frontier Mall for their retail fix. It has department stores, national retail stores, and independent specialty shops. For more specialty stores, WhatsCheaper.com recommends visiting the shops in downtown. Between those two areas, you can get everything you want, including western clothing, accessories, and gifts.

Cheyenne, Wyoming is a place where you can lay on the beach at Sloan Lake, play a round of golf, view the world’s biggest steam engine, or watch men try to ride a raging bull. Vacationers will be delighted by the numerous attractions the city offers. WhatsCheaper.com encourages you to click on the above link to book your next vacation to Cheyenne.

MUST SEE IN Cheyenne, WY LIST:

  • 1. State Capitol Building
  • 2. The Rodeo
  • 3. Wyoming State Museum
  • 4. Warren Air Force Base
  • 5. Governor's Mansion
  • 6. Big Boy Steam Engine
  • 7. Cheyenne Depot Museum
  • 8. Nelson Museum of the West
  • 9. Terry Bison Ranch
  • 10. Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum

Cheyenne, WY EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Depot Days - May
  • 2. Wyoming Brewers Festival - June
  • 3. Cheyenne Celtic Musical Arts Festival - June
  • 4. Cheyenne Frontier Days - July
  • 5. Cheyenne Cowboy Symposium - September
  • 6. Cheyenne Greek Festival - September
  • 7. Oktoberfest - October
  • 8. Cheyenne Christmas Parade - November

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Candlewood Suites Cheyenne
2335 Tura Parkway, Cheyenne, Wyoming
By D. Gregory Perrin

While traveling in Cheyenne, Wyoming for your next vacation, WhatsCheaper.com recommends making Candlewood Suites your hotel selection. This hotel has all the luxuries of your home for guests to enjoy while on vacation. Candlewood is less than ten miles away from the Cheyenne Regional Airport which makes commuting easy. The hotel has a large parking lot for guests, and check in time is at 3 p.m. on the day of arrival.

The hotel has both studio suites and one bedroom suites. If more bedding is needed in the rooms, rollaway cots are available for a nightly fee. The suites have a color television with cable package. There is complimentary high speed wireless internet available in all of the suites. Candlewood Suites have a full kitchen in every room including a refrigerator, stove, microwave, toaster, pots & pans, and more.

There is a small fitness center in the hotel with cardio equipment and weights for guests to continue their workout routine. Guests looking to cook out can use the barbeque grills outside the hotel. If you are in need of snacks or drinks, the hotel’s convenience store, Candlewood Cupboard is open 24 hours a day. Business travelers will love the Candlewood Suites because of its extensive business center. There are copying, printing, faxing services as well as a FedEx Kinkos and Office Max nearby.

Vacationers can wake up in the mornings with a requested wakeup call from the front desk. The check-out time from the hotel is at 12 p.m. on your day of departure from Cheyenne. WhatsCheaper.com can help book your hotel stay; just click here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to start your search for low pricing in Wyoming.

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