Learn About Us

The Albany County Tourism Board (ACTB) is located in Laramie, the Gem City of Wyoming. Nestled at the base of the Snowy Range between Vedauwoo to the east and the Medicine Bow National Forest to the west. The ACTB promotes travel and tourism to the Laramie area with national advertising.


To obtain national and international recognition for Albany County, to showcase the area as a multi-seasonal destination having endless possibilities, and to realize full visitor potential.

Board Members

Jennifer Yeend (City)- Chairperson- Term Expires 6/2014
Rajeev Patel (County)- Vice Chairperson-Term Expires 6/2014
Vacant (City)- Treasurer
Debbie Disney (City)- Board Member -Term Expires 6/2015
Corrina Hemsher (City) – Board Member -Term Expires 6/2016
Lisa McElwee (County)- Board Member- Term Expires 6/2015
Kari Kilmer (County)- Board Member – Term Expires 6/2015
Tim Chestnut – County Liaison
Joe Vitale – Laramie City Council Liaison

Tourism Board Staff:
Fred Ockers – Executive Director ([email protected])
Mike Gray – Assistant Director ([email protected])
Chelsea Oates – Information Specialist ([email protected])


The ACTB Meetings: The third Monday of every month at 4 pm. at the Visitor Center Office.

Laramie Area Visitor Center:
210 E Custer Street
Laramie, WY 82070

1(800) 445-5303
[email protected]

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Photo Credits

All historical photos used throughout the website are from the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.


The Snowy Range photo by Wayne Karberg
University of Wyoming Marching Band photo by Jeff McDonald
Vedauwoo photo by Josh Cooley
Where to Stay photo by Albany County Tourism Board
Where to Dine photo by Allison C. at Corona Village Andale
Things to Do photo by Jessica Pate
Road Conditions photo by Tyrel Hulet

Plan Your Trip

Main photo by Michael Dusing

Visitor’s Guide

Main photo by Mary Fleming

Things to Do

Main winter photo by 3C Guiding/10 High Extreme
Main summer photo by Alexandre Latchininsky

Sports & Recreation

Main photo by Jessica Pate

Get a Deal

Main photo by Debra Mochel-St.Clair

Plan A Meeting

Main photo by Albany County Tourism Board

Legends of Laramie Pages

Historical photos by American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
Fire Department Steamer photo courtesy of the Laramie Fire Department

Where to Stay

1875 view of Laramie from the Fee and Murphy Family Collection at the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming

Where to Dine

Connor Hotel Downtown Laramie in 1938 from the Ludwig-Svenson Studio Collection at the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming