Comfort Inn & Suites
201 W. Fox Farm Road
Cheyenne, WY 82007
Phone: (307) 514-6051
Fax: (307) 514-6052
Cheyene Big Boots stand tall at eight feet (2.43 meters) and remains an interesting historical attraction in Cheyenne. Visitors can hunt for the boots with the help of maps available at the visitors center.
Owned and operated by the Cheyenne Little Theatre organization, the Atlas Theater is a historic building originally built in 1887. It was originally an office an tea shop until 1907, when William Dubois, a prominent local architect was hired to convert it into a theater. The theater currently hosts productions of the Cheyenne Little Theater as well as the Old Fashioned Melodrama. Through the year, visitors can also enjoy live music events from classical to contemporary, comedy evenings and more. Interestingly, those who enjoy a little supernatural mystery may be fascinated by rumors that the theater is haunted. For additional details about events, please visit the website.
Railroad admirers are sure to love the Big Boy Steam Engine, an arresting sight even today. World's biggest locomotive, this coal-powered engine was engineered to power wagons navigating steep incline betweeen Ogden in Utah and Cheyenne.
The Historic Governors' Mansion was built in 1905 and has served as home to the governors fir approximately 70 years after that. It was designed by Charles Murdock and is now open to the public as a museum. The period furniture and decor provide and insight into the lives of the governors of the time. Do contact for tour details.
The Wyoming State Capitol is where the government of the state operates from. The historic building was built in the late 19th Century and is considered a National Historic Landmark. When the cornerstone of the Renaissance Revival-style building was laid, they also included some historic papers which were removed in 1987. The spectacular rotunda features imported stained glass which illuminates it with brilliant colors. The offices of the Wyoming State Legislature and the Governor of Wyoming are in this building and tours are available.
City's oldest burial ground, Historic Lakeview Cemetery is found to the south end of Pershing Boulevard. The cemetery has been active for more than a century and reflects the city's development and growth.
A visit to the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens will make for a delightfully overwhelming experience for anyone who's even remotely interested in plants and nature. There are three solar heated greenhouses with herbs, vegetables and flowering plants, while the garden grounds consist of all possible kinds of plants being grown in the harsh weather of Wyoming. Neatly divided into different sections and plazas, the gardens are ideal for botanical studies as well, while some parts of the gardens are also available as wedding venues.
Engine 1242 was constructed in the year 1890. It is the state's earliest steam locomotive and is also called Ol' Sadie. The engine was operational on the Walcott-Saratoga Encampment line from 1921 to 1954.
The park is open all year round, but exclusively so during the Rodeo days. The Cheyenne Frontier Days events take place here, when the stands are full of cheering fans. The nights are star-struck as well, with bands performing live to rocking crowds. Food coupons, facilities for the disabled and children, lost and found services and a friendly staff make the experience comfortable and enjoyable. Come, join in the thrill of the Carnival Midway, Chuckwagon Cookoff, Wild Horse Gulch and the daddy of ‘em all, the seasonal rodeo!
Located in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the Francis E. Warren Air Force Base is the oldest Air Force post in the United States. The base first opened in 1867 and was known as Fort David Allen Russell. Originally, the base was meant to serve as protection for Union Pacific workers on the transcontinental railroad from hostile natives.