The high plains beatifull Laramie Wyoming

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Nestled on the high plains in Southeastern Wyoming between the Laramie Mountains and the Rockies, Laramie is a friendly and welcoming community of 35,000 residents. Visitors enjoy a special blend of Laramie’s western hospitality and comfortable sophistication.

Laramie is the home of the University of Wyoming, which provides a wide variety of cultural attractions in our city. Scenic vistas surround the area, from intriguing rock formations at Vedauwoo Recreation Area east of town, to the grand Snowy Range Mountains that sprawl majestically to the West. Come here for relaxation and room to breathe!


Downtown Laramie
Downtown Laramie


With numerous meeting areas for groups of all sizes, Laramie trips offers an ideal setting for a wide range of corporate events including conferences, training sessions, seminars, and exhibitions. With 1,822 total rooms, of which 675 are new or recently remodeled.

Golf, tennis, fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, nature viewing, downhill and cross country skiing, snowmobiling and much more are awaiting you. Laramie’s new Community Recreation Center offers an indoor leisure pool, 8-lane lap pool, outdoor pool, water slides, lazy river, whirlpool, full-court gymnasium, cardio equipment, circuit weights, indoor playground, meeting rooms, teen area, and dozens of activity programs. Laramie is truly “A Place for All”!

Fine to casual dining, Laramie’s eateries provide experiences from steaks to vegetarian, Cajun to barbecue, bistro to Mexican. Historic downtown Laramie features restaurants with local flavor and atmosphere. Don’t forget to bring your cowboy boots to dance the night away at one of our local gathering establishments. Feel the excitement of the west at its best during Jubilee Days, the Gem City’s celebration of Wyoming’s statehood.

With a wide variety of antique shops, art galleries and boutiques, Laramie vacations offer a unique shopping experience for you and your family. Stop in Laramie, Wyoming and its surrounding areas on your next trip to Wyoming!

Laramie Must-Sees

See where famous outlaws including Butch Cassidy were held at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site. Built in 1872, the prison housed more than 1,000 prisoners.

The Ames Monument, a 60-foot-high granite pyramid, was built by the Union Pacific Railroad Company. It memorializes the Ames brothers, who helped build North America’s first coast-to-coast railroad.

Nature-lovers should see the rock formations of Vedauwoo, known to the Arapaho Indians as “Land of the Earthborn Spirit.” The area, which includes a campground, is part of Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests.

Step back in time with a visit to the sprawling Laramie Plains Museum at the Historic Ivinson Mansion. The 11,726-square-foot mansion was built by early Laramie settler Edward Ivinson in 1892.

Housed in a 1907 railroad depot, the Nici Self Museum focuses on the major forces in the area’s history including railroading, mining, timber and ranching.


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