Visit the Cheyenne Depot Museum + Big Boy Locomotives: Located within the original Union Pacific train depot, built in 1886, the Cheyenne Depot Museum offers tours to learn about the history of the transcontinental railroad. Cheyenne is also home to two of the rare Big Boy Locomotives, including Big Boy No. 4014, which arrived in 2014 and was restored for a tour of the U.S. in 2019. The Big Boy No. 4004 can also be seen on display in Cheyenne’s Holliday Park and has been a favorite attraction for many visitors for more than 50 years.
Explore the Quebec 1 Missile Site: A fascinating piece of Cold War history, the Quebec 1 Missile Alert Facility, which just opened to the public in 2019, is significant as the only accessible Peacekeeper Missile Alert Facility left in the world and preserves and interprets Cold War history.
Go Horseback Riding at Terry Bison Ranch: Located on nearly 30,000 acres of rolling countryside spotted with more than 3,500 bison, Terry Bison Ranch offers horseback tours for groups of all sizes. Guests can choose the type of trail ride before setting out with a Wrangler for an hour-long excursion.
Ride EPIC Bike Trails at Curt Gowdy State Park: Curt Gowdy State Park was recently named as an “Epic” trail system by the International Mountain Bicycling Association. Located just outside of Cheyenne, the park features more than 35 miles of well-market scenic trails for mountain bikers and hikers of all ages, with everything from fast, flowy single-track routes and play areas to rugged rock garden climbs and artificial free-ride features. While at the park, visitors can also enjoy activities such as archery, boating, fishing and more.