Travel Destination: Cheyenne, Wyoming
With summer upon us many people are planning their vacations and family get-a-ways. Several go to Hawaii, Florida, or California, but there are smaller travel destinations that are just as entertaining.
Cheyenne, Wyoming is known for its breathtaking views, picturesque shops, and rough terrain which makes this little town as wonderful as it is. Although on the smaller side, it is filled with a variety of attractions and opportunities to enjoy the countryside.
If you are planning a trip to Cheyenne here is an overview of the most popular hot spots and fun things to do with the family.
Although the area is small compared to other big cities there is nothing tiny about the “Little America Hotel and Resort.” This hotel spans 80 acres and offers guest services that make a visitor feel like royalty. Their perfectly manicured grounds, nine-hole golf course, and Olympic-sized outdoor swimming pool are just a few things that guests can take advantage of. To learn more about this great hotel log on to www.littleamerica.com.
Not only can visitors shop, outdoor recreation is a must do when you’re on vacation in Cheyenne.
“The Big Boy Steam Engine; # 4004” was originally designed to pull a 3,600-ton train over steep grades from Cheyenne, Wyoming to Ogden, Utah. This is the world’s largest steam locomotive and can be visited year round at 17th and Morrie Avenue in Holliday Park. To learn more about the “Big Boy” call 307-637-6423 or log on to www.steamlocomotive.com.
To quiet the vacationer’s tummy, Cheyenne has numerous eateries that are popular with both visitors and locals alike.
“L’Osteria Mondello Italian” restaurant is located at 1507 Stillwater Avenue and has been referred to as “An unexpected Delight.” The atmosphere is described as laid back, romantic, and peaceful and is said to be “A great place to catch up with friends.” To learn more about “L’Osteria Mondello Italian” restaurant call 307-778-6068.
Whether you’re on vacation in Cheyenne or you’re a local, everyone should visit the “Synergy Cafe.”
“Synergy Café” is located at 459 Vandehei Avenue in suite 100. This coffee shop is popular in Cheyenne because of the quality of coffee that is served. “Dillano,” “Ghirardelli,” and “Stirling” are among the most delicious coffees available. For the patron that prefers other types of beverages they can choose a fruit smoothie or cup of tea and to satisfy a hungry stomach, pastries, sandwiches, and wraps are available. “Synergy Café” is open Monday through Saturday 7:00 am to 9:00 pm; to learn more log on to www.yellowpages.com/cheyenne-wy/coffee-shops.
After a long day of sightseeing in Cheyenne, the body is tired and worn out. There’s no better place to go to relax than a day spa.
“The Adora Day Spa” is affiliated with “The Cheyenne Skin Clinic” and is known for their traditional pampering services and their state of the art technology in cosmetic dermatology. Spa treatments start at $20 for facials, massage therapy starts at $37.00, spa body treatments start at $40.00, manicure and pedicure services start at $10.00, beauty treatments start at $12.00, and air brush services start at $40.00. “Adora Day Spa” also offers a variety of medical treatments such as “Hair Removal,” “Exfoliating and Resurfacing Treatments,” “Cosmetic Laser Therapy,” “Anti-Aging Therapy,” and “Leg Vein Treatments.” To learn more about the spa, products, pricing, and packages visit them at 123 Western Hills Boulevard or at 1600 Central Avenue in Cheyenne or on line at www.adoradayspa.com.
Instead of traveling to a high volume east or west coast city, plan a vacation to Cheyenne which has small town charm and something for everyone.
City of Cheyenne