Sheridan WY is a picturesque and historic town, with plenty of culture and down home hospitality. You’ll discover the western charm and enjoy lively family entertainment the year round.
Sheridan is close to Interstate 90 in north central Wyoming, at a midway point between Yellowstone and the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Sheridan WY offers restaurants for every palette. Of course, western style cooking is a favorite with plenty of steak and prime rib dishes that make the mouth water. You’ll find indoor and outdoor dining, with delicious entrees, breads, desserts and appetizers. If you want to stop by and pick up a quick meal on the way to your adventures, you’ll find a number of fast food places as well.
Accommodations range from the standard motel or hotel chains to small economy motels and more luxurious inns. Find a suite with a kitchen, or choose lodging with a view and offering a Continental breakfast.
There are so many things to do around Sheridan, that it is impossible to list them all here. Besides some simple sightseeing of the streams and mountain areas near by, you can get in plenty of hiking, biking and camping in the wilderness. The Big Horns are just a hop, skip and a jump away. Backpacking through the Bighorn National Forest is always an adventure, and spelunkers love the Tongue River Canyon and its vast cave system.
Several lakes are close and the Tongue River Reservoir is perfect for fishing, boating, swimming and water skiing. And talk about fishing! The options for fly-fishing are many in the blue ribbon trout streams all around.
With 10 sites on the National Register of Historic Places in and around Sheridan, you’ll find more than enough attractions to keep you and your whole family busy.
- Trail End State Historic Site
This museum displays some original items of the Kendrick family, who owned and lived in this magnificent mansion. The home was built in 1913.
- The Sheridan County Museum and King’s Saddlery Museum
Here you will find exhibits covering Western history and incredible saddle-work of the West.
- Sheridan Main Street Historic District
Walk down Main Street from Burkitt Street to Mandel to get a feel of the Old West history of Sheridan.
- Sheridan Wyoming Rodeo
A full week of festivities entertains the visitor, from bronc bustin’ and races to pancake breakfasts and a parade.
To get to Cody, Wyoming from Sheridan, get on I-90 West and take exit 9. Turn left on US 14 directly into Cody. It’s only 148 miles or a 2-hour and 33-minute drive.