Adventure is abundant in Wyoming, especially when thrill-seeking couples aim to go skiing, hiking, or exploring the history of the Old West together. Spend your romantic weekend getaway sharing brews with local cowboys in Sheridan, or steal a kiss at the lookout point of Flaming Gorge in Rock Springs. Most Wyoming vacation rentals are tucked away in romantic settings and boast scenic views of the mountains year-round. Plan your next weekend getaway in one of these romantic cities in Wyoming.
1. Rock Springs
The high desert of southwestern Wyoming offers the perfect setting for romantic adventures for your next getaway. Book a vacation rental in Rock Springs, and spend your weekend taking in the scenery on the Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Loop Tour. Stop at the lookout point of Flaming Gorge to profess your love or even pop the question. The Rock Springs Family Recreation Center gives you a chance to hike and bike together, while the Sweetwater County Events Complex provides evening entertainment with roundup rodeo competitions.
For the couple who enjoys water adventures, Saratoga is the ideal vacation destination for a weekend getaway. Spend your weekend exploring the waters on a boat tour with Hack’s Tackle and Outfitters. In the evening, take a dip in the Hobo Hot Pool, with views of the geysers. The Snowy Mountain Pub offers dining and dancing, so you can hold each other close on your romantic getaway. The Rustic Bar gives you a chance to kick back and relax with the locals. Before heading out of town, stop in at Gold Hill Bushcraft to pick up some souvenirs or gifts for each other to remember your trip.
Take your mate back to the Old West when booking a vacation rental in Casper. This quaint city embraces Old West culture and features western-themed restaurants and hotspots where you can properly court your beloved. Immerse yourself in the outdoors with a fishing trip on the North Platte River, or learn about the history of the city when browsing through the artifacts of settlers at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center. Share the beauty of nature with your sweetie when hiking to Garden Creek Falls to steal a kiss near the waterfall.
Choose Sheridan as your vacation destination, and enjoy modern amenities in a city that offers an Old West experience. You and your sweetheart can tour the Rosebud Battlefield and snap a photo at the Battle of Little Bighorn National Monument. Time your trip for July to take part in the First People’s Pow Wow and Dance or see the action of the Sheridan WYO Rodeo up close and personal. Stop in at 1907 Mint Bar for a beer with local cowboys, or take a romantic horse and carriage ride through the city for some late-night romance.
Couples who want to learn more about history together enjoy getaways in Cheyenne, Wyoming’s capital. Start your explorations at the Cheyenne Depot and Museum before stepping aboard the Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley for a narrated tour of the city’s history. When you want to reconnect with nature and each other, stroll hand in hand on the paths at the Vedauwoo Recreation Area, or admire the blooming plants and flowers together at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. Bring some action to your romantic getaway when timing your weekend getaway to coincide with the Cheyenne Frontier Days outdoor rodeo.
Learn how to ski together when booking a vacation rental in Dubois, which offers access to dog sledding and Nordic skiing with Jackson Hole’s Continental Divide Dog Sled Adventures. This city is also home to outdoor adventures for the two of you to explore, with access to the Wind River and Absarokas, where you can snap photos of mountain bluebirds, falcons, deer, and bighorn sheep. Find Native American treasures on the Whisky Basin Trailhead before stopping in at the Cowboy Cafe for a romantic dinner.
Explore the natural wonders of Wyoming when you plan your weekend getaway for Thermopolis, a Wyoming city with thermal pools. Take a relaxing dip in the thermal pools at Hot Springs State Park, with views of cascading terraces. Legend Rock Petroglyph Site is the perfect spot to learn more about dinosaurs together and even participate in a digging expedition. When you need to unwind and reconnect, stop in at the Wyoming Whiskey Distillery for a guided tour and a few sips of whiskey before a romantic dinner at the Firenze Italian Steakhouse.
Tuck yourselves away in a cozy vacation rental in the Bighorn Mountains foothills when making Buffalo your vacation destination. This Wyoming city runs through the Bighorn Mountains and the Bighorn National Forest, providing stunning views to admire from the balcony of your vacation rental. Set out to see the sights together and immerse yourself in the Old West heritage of this town when touring the 1880 Occidental Hotel or browsing more than 15,000 Old west artifacts at the Jim Gatchell Museum. Visit the Hole-in-the-Wall Outlaw Hideout of the Sundance Kid before taking a romantic stroll on the trails of the national forest.
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