This week marks four years since Cam Sholly took over as superintendent of Yellowstone National Park and four months since a devastating, historic flood cut down on tourism numbers by more than a million visitors.
With lodging almost impossible for next month’s Cheyenne Frontier Days, some residents are renting out their homes for $10,000 for the week. Another homeowner has listed his house for $1,800 per night.
For park gateway communities, that means business has been good. But it has also put a strain on businesses already suffering from a shortage of workers.
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Gov. Mark Gordon announced this week that up to $6.5 million of Wyoming’s remaining CARES Act funds would be used to fund expansions at Wyoming’s state parks and historic sites.
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A new report by the National Park Service showed that 3.8 million visitors to Yellowstone National Park last year spent more than $444 million in communities near the park.
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Because of coronavirus travel limitations, Yellowstone could see 1 million fewer international tourists.
Beartooth Highway, one of the most scenic roads in the world, will open on Friday, May 28 at 8am.
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The Wyoming Department of Tourism announced it will launch its second summer of the WY Responsibly campaign on June 1.
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A ski resort in Montana has asked the Department of Environmental Quality if it could use wastewater to make snow.
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Wyoming’s tourism rate declined by 25% last year, but this was quite minor compared to the national decline of 45%.
Vast open spaces, breathtaking landscapes and western charm are just a few reasons Wyoming has been recognized as one of “The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2021” by Travel + Leisure
A series of steps aimed at improving Wyoming’s primary economic drivers has been proposed or endorsed by Gov. Mark Gordon.
So far this year, Wyoming’s State Parks recorded 4.9 million visitors which is an increase of 1.8 million over last year’s record — an increase of 34%.
Tourism is one of the top industries in Park County – and this summer was a mixed bag for the businesses that depend on visitors.
Park statistics show that September 2020 saw the highest number of recreation visits on record for the month of September.
To take advantage of people getting back on the road to travel again, Wyoming and South Dakota’s departments of tourism have partnered to promote a majestic road trip through the two states.
Timberline Hospitalities, a Wyoming owned and operated hotel company, is pleased to announce that Krista Lobera has been promoted to Area Operations Manager.
The Riverton Rendezvous celebrates 40 years this month and it all starts on Saturday.
So far this year, Yellowstone has seen a steep decline in the number of people entering the gates but opening more lodges should change that.
Persons looking to camp at a Wyoming State Park during the Fourth of July weekend should be aware campsite reservations throughout the state park system are sold out
In a time when it’s easy to be overwhelmed by what the future may hold, there are commonsense steps that establishments and patrons across Wyoming have been and can continue to take to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep our businesses open.
Timberline Hospitalities, a Wyoming owned and operated hotel company, is pleased to announce the unveiling of our new “Timberline Way Promise”.
How to experience Rock Springs and Green River like never before.
“This tiny outpost features all the best things about Wyoming — friendly bars, wide-open spaces, great music, and access to some of the most starkly beautiful outdoor recreation you’ll find anywhere.”
Stretching along 36 miles of the Green River in southwest Wyoming, you’ll discover Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge.
Get off the grid and reconnect with nature as you whitewater raft, off-road on sand dunes, hike among ancient petroglyphs and let your spirit run wild.
Not long ago, I made a tour of eastern Wyoming was among the most fun experiences of a near half-century in the state.
You’ll learn about when dinosaurs roamed the land, see unique wildlife that lives here today and get outside as you fully appreciate this little corner of the country.
Sweetwater County, Woming is the perfect place to jump out of the car and into adventure on your way.
Bustling with locally owned shops, lively restaurants and year-round events, Downtown Rock Springs in Sweetwater County, Wyoming exudes small-town charm.
When the water is running high on the Popo Agie River in Fremont County, the kayakers turn out.
Tourism is a powerful force. People today feel their vacation trips are an entitlement. And Wyoming is a place they want to go.
Gov Mark Gordon announced Thursday that the in-state camping reservation system will stay put. He also canceled out of state camping in State Parks.
Famed novelist and Wyoming native C.J. Box thanked citizens for getting the legislature to approve the lodging tax.
Shober said it’s too early to determine the overall impact to Wyoming tourism, but many events, such as Cheyenne Frontier Days, are holding out for the best.
The one part of Wyoming’s economy that is so bright, it is positively blinding. Tourism, the state’s number-two industry, has never seen years like 2015-2019.
Darren Rudloff, former chief executive officer for Visit Cheyenne, was named winner of the “Big Wyo” Award, given to a member of the private sector who has done an outstanding job of promoting and improving the state’s tourism industry.
“I can support it,” Governor Mark Gordon said when asked if he can get behind the concept of a statewide lodging tax to fund the future of tourism.
Curt Gowdy State Park offers Cheyenne residents and visitors from northern Colorado a great escape that’s just minutes from the capital city.
A missile alert facility that once served as a home to three of America’s most powerful nuclear weapons is soon to become a Wyoming tourist attraction.