Laramie, WY

Travel Guide
Laramie showing tranquil scenes and a monument
In this classic western town, the main street is lined with flat, brick-faced façades. Wander around town to get the feel of being an early high plains Westerner.

The big skies above lend to the western atmosphere of the town of Laramie as trains clatter through this historic railroad community. Saunter through downtown with its stereotypical pioneer stores that conjure up stories and legends. Look for the many interesting plaques around town providing historical information.

Visit Ames Monument, a 60-foot (18-meter) granite pyramid, dedicated to Oakes and Oliver Ames who were pivotal and controversial railroad figures. The transcontinental railway was finished in 1868 linking the east and west coasts. Pursue your train interests at the Laramie Railroad Depot Museum.

Journey to the Wild West by touring the prison that held the infamous Butch Cassidy and other lawless types who roamed the plains. The Wyoming Territorial Prison is now a museum with several restored areas. Re-enactments featuring some of its more notable inmates are frequently staged. The University of Wyoming used the prison until the late 1900s when the state took it over. Spend a few hours on campus at the visually dramatic UW Centennial Complex that houses the Wyoming Art Museum and American Heritage Center. Enter the structure to get an in-depth look at Wyoming’s pioneers and American Indians.

The Ivinson Mansion was built in 1893. Inside, the Laramie Plains Museum depicts regional life in the late 1800s. Satisfy your curiosity about dinosaurs at the University of Wyoming Geology Museum, which houses one of the world’s five full brontosaurus skeletons.

View the Lincoln Monument East, a 4,000-pound (2,000-kilogram) bronze sculpture of the head of American President Abraham Lincoln. It was completed in 1959 to mark the 150th year since his birth and erected beside a highway just outside Laramie.

Relive an important part of American history in Laramie for a much better understanding of the area and this former “hell-on-wheels” town. Its interesting history provides a unique form of tourism for visitors of all ages.

Super 8 by Wyndham Laramie
Super 8 by Wyndham Laramie
2 out of 5
1987 Banner Road, I-80 And Curtis St. Exit 10, Laramie, WY, 82072
The price is $89 per night from Aug 14 to Aug 15
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Super 8 by Wyndham Laramie
AmericInn by Wyndham Laramie Near University of Wyoming
AmericInn by Wyndham Laramie Near University of Wyoming
2.5 out of 5
4712 Grand Avenue, Laramie, WY, 82070
The price is $149 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
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4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,001 reviews)
"Pet friendly, clean facility and friendly staff."

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AmericInn by Wyndham Laramie Near University of Wyoming
Days Inn by Wyndham Laramie
Days Inn by Wyndham Laramie
2 out of 5
1368 Mccue St, Laramie, WY, 82072
The price is $90 per night from Sep 5 to Sep 6
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Laramie. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,004 reviews)
"The bedspread had a couple of old stains on it, but it was decent otherwise. A little older but does the job."

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Days Inn by Wyndham Laramie
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2 BD in North Laramie
2 BD in North Laramie
Laramie, WY
The price is $79 per night from Aug 9 to Aug 10
Stay at this property in Laramie. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a Smart TV. Popular attractions Matthew Shepard Memorial and Laramie Plains Museum are ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
Nice place.
"Plenty of space, well stocked kitchen, access to laundry room. Slightly noisy neighborhood."

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2022

2 BD in North Laramie
New Listing!! Charming French Studio Apartment
New Listing!! Charming French Studio Apartment
Laramie, WY
The price is $84 per night from Aug 9 to Aug 10
Stay at this apartment in Laramie. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Laramie Plains Museum and Matthew Shepard Memorial are located ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (12 reviews)
Property ID 2634574
"Well appointed, comfortable studio apartment for a couple for a short stay. Well appointed kitchen with new stove and full sized refrigerator. Some minor improvements are needed which have been sent to the owner. With these suggestions implemented, would be a 5 star."

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

New Listing!! Charming French Studio Apartment
Apartment with spacious views
Apartment with spacious views
Laramie, WY
The price is $98 per night from Aug 9 to Aug 10
Stay at this apartment in Laramie. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Popular attractions University of Wyoming Art Museum and Arena-Auditorium ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Excellent overall stay
"THe property was very nice and clean to the max. Large TV screen to watch TV on using a projector. Even though it was downstairs and rather hard at our age to move the luggage we would stay here again. Owners and there friends we saw while there were extremely nice and very thoughtful!!!"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2022

Apartment with spacious views
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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