Can you exhaust discovering the beauty that is in Wyoming? Very unlikely. It is jam-packed with spectacular views and activities at every turn. Even if you are not an adrenaline junkie, Wyoming’s fresh air is enough to captivate your heart (and lungs). No matter the season, there is something novel for you to experience; snowshoeing, horse riding, lake cruising, hiking, and canoeing, just to name a few. Of course, Yellowstone National Park will be at the top of the list. The best way to experience the best of nature is by camping. Check out the four best campsites in Wyoming before you pack and go!
There are more than just tipis for you and your family here at Wheels of Wonderment Campground. Located at Wapiti, 28 kilometres (17.4 miles) away from Yellowstone Regional Airport, this campground has 10 sleep-only cabins, 2 bedrooms, 2 cottages (with bath), and RV sites. The star of this campsite, however, are the 4 bright and colorful tipis 22-feet (6.7-metre) long in size. This property is hand-built to make all campers happy with a bathhouse (complete with a massage chair), horseshoe pits, a basketball court, a creekside fire pit, and gas grills. Awake to find yourself surrounded by beautiful nature. Freshly baked buns and fragrant coffee will greet you for breakfast.
On the road often travelled towards Yellowstone National Park, you might pass this little town named Shell at the base of the Big Horn Mountain range. Take a few days to go off the grid to spend some time in this quaint and beautiful campground. Surrounded by mountain views, choose to sit back to take it all in or attempt to go on an exhilarating hike or ski (depending on when you visit). The closest airport is Worland Municipal Airport that is 93 km (57.8 miles) away, and the nearest town is Greybull, located around 15 minutes away. The campground is equipped with a shared kitchen and washing machine along with a mini-market, ATM, and barbecue facilities.
If you are the type that loves to explore the outdoors during the day but prefers a nice place to lay your head when night comes, consider Wheels of Wonderment Guest House. There is only one type of accommodation, and it all fits five guests. Located in Wapiti, this guest house is not too far away from civilisation and Yellowstone Regional Airport located just 28 kilometres (17.4 miles) away. Each unit is fitted with a fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher too), washing machine, private bathroom, coffee machine, and flat-screen television. Natural landscapes such as the Buffalo Bill Reservoir and Shoshone River are less than 1.6 kilometres (1 mile) away from the vicinity.
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In the town of Lander, lies Holiday Lodge RV and Campground, a little lodge with three accommodation types. There is a camping cottage that fits four adults and two children, a family camping cottage that fits a maximum of eight guests including two children, and an RV site. If you are travelling during the chilly months, you’ll be glad to hear that this campground has a hot tub to bring warmth back to your bones. In the warmer months, make full use of the barbecue facility that is located close to a little creek behind the property. The nearest airport is Riverton Regional Airport, 48 kilometres (29.8 miles) from the lodge.
Wake up to surreal views
These campgrounds may be a little remote, but they serve some of the best views and beds. Whereas a hotel room would be preferable in terms of convenience, it would not offer the same experience as roughing it up and living with nature! Don’t be in a hurry to reach the national parks in Wyoming, take the road less travelled and linger on your journey. Extend your stay in any (or all) of these campsites, and make memories with your travel partners.
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