Laramie is a city in Albany County, Wyoming
, United States. Cattle drives, wagon trains, shootouts, historic downtown, prairie and mountain vistas, rodeos, guest ranches and more. This town is filled with hospitality, entertainment and excitement and welcomes visitors of all ages.
The accommodations and lodging are quaint and offer a range from vacation rentals to condo rentals.
The ruins of Fort Sanders
, an army fort predating Laramie, lies just south of the city along Route 287. Located in the Laramie Valley between the Snowy Range and the Laramie Range, the city draws outdoor enthusiasts because of its abundance of outdoor activities.
In addition to a range of outdoor activities
the town has a wide selection of accommodation, vacation rental and condo rental options to suit all budgets.
The Geological Museum
at the University of Wyoming is open to the public and houses more than 50,000 catalogued mineral, rock, and fossil specimens, including a dinosaur exhibit. The Fine Arts Concert Hall on campus presents frequent concerts and recitals during the school year. Housed in the Ivinson Mansion near the center of town is the Laramie Plains Museum. The Wyoming Children's Museum
and Nature Center has interactive exhibits and pottery classes for children aged 3 and older.
The town also has no less than 20 sites included on the National Register of Historic Places
(NRHP). Sites include the Downtown Laramie Historic District, the Ivinson Mansion and Grounds, Old Main on the University of Wyoming campus, the Barn at Oxford Horse Ranch,Bath Ranch, Bath Row, Charles E. Blair House, John D. Conley House, Cooper Mansion, East Side School, Fort Sanders Guardhouse, and Vee Bar Ranch Lodge to mention just a few.
Many of the accommodations and vacation rentals in Laramie are within striking distance of most of these historic sites.
Sports enthusiasts find much to do
in and near Laramie nestled at 7,165 feet (2,184 m) above sea level between the Laramie Range (Laramie Mountains) and the Snowy Range (Medicine Bow Mountains). Popular activities include skiing, snowmobiling, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, and hiking.
Laramie is a center for mountain biking
. Mountain bike trails meander through forests in the Laramie Range and the Snowy Range.
Laramie has 14 city parks
that, among them, include playgrounds, seasonal wading pools, jogging and biking paths, baseball and softball fields, a skateboard park, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, volleyball courts, a fitness circuit court, soccer fields, picnic tables, river fishing, and a seasonally stocked fishing pond.
The Laramie Area also offers unique galleries, shops, boutiques and antiques in its Historic Downtown. During the summer months, the Historic Downtown offers a Farmer’s Market every Friday and a celebration of Wyoming’s Statehood. This year round destination has it all and visitors will not be disappointed with the number of accommodation and vacation rental options available.