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Laramie, is an eclectic town comprised of an exciting combination of college-town vibrancy, Western history and lore, and epic outdoor adventure. There are so many activities and things to do in Laramie. The hardest part is going to be finding the time. Whether you’re stopping by for a University of Wyoming football game, spending the day shopping downtown, visiting one of the many renowned museums, or simply coming in for a taste of local culture and recreation, Laramie promises a plethora of activities and sights and will be a memorable getaway for all ages. In 2011, Laramie was named as one of the best cities in which to retire by Money Magazine.

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Living Shepherd Church

Phone: (307) 399-9288

Address: 365 W Grand Ave, Laramie, WY 82072

Hours: see website for worship times

Website: livingshepherd.com

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Description: Living Shepherd has been serving the people of Laramie, WY since 2012. Every Sunday morning we gather together for worship at the Lincoln Community Center. Check our Laramie Events page for the latest worship time. http://livingshepherd.com/events-laramie/

Ames Monument

Phone: Wyoming Cultural Records Office 307-766-5323

Address: 210 Monument Rd, Buford, WY 82052

Website: http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/2259

Alt Website: http://www.over-land.com/ames.html

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Description: Completed in 1882 at a cost of $65,000 this monolithic 60-foot high granite pyramid was built by the Union Pacific Railroad Company. It stands on the highest elevation (8,247 feet) of the original transcontinental route. Until 1901, when the railroad was relocated several miles to the south, it passed close by the north side of the monument where once stood the rail town of Sherman. Exit 329 off I-80 near Laramie

Description: The Original Courthouse: Law, Order and some Old-Fashioned Justice. In the 1870’s, the town of Laramie boasted more lawlessness than law. The existing Courthouse was constructed in 1933, after the original was demolished. Pan the 1872 Courthouse as it once stood. Melville C. Brown History Lawyer, Mayor In his long career, however, M.C. Brown defended anyone who needed legal assistance. In keeping with his legal philosophy, he did not limit himself to high profile cases. Be they murderers, thieves, prostitutes or cattle barons, he represented them with equal…

Snowy River Quilts

Phone: 307-721-3160

Address: 411 S 21st Laramie Wy 82070

Hours: 10 am - 5:30pm Monday- Saturday

Website: www.snowyriverquilts.com

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Description:   A Trapper Who Left, Never to Return Almost 200 years ago, a respected trapper disappeared without a trace. His mysterious disappearance has generated a dozen theories, but no answers. Decide what is fact, and what is folklore. French Canadian fur trader and mountain man Jacques La Ramee arrived in what is now the state of Wyoming in 1815. Five years later he arrived for a season of trapping along the river that now bears his name; he was never seen or heard from again. Details surrounding his…

Description:   St. Matthew’s Cathedral – Laramie Circa 1868: 23 Saloons. Not 1 Church. In 1896, Laramie was in need of a little reform. Constructed from local limestone, St. Matthew’s Cathedral was built to tame the unruly masses. And today, it sits as the highest Cathedral in the nation. History: St. Matthew’s was established in 1868. The Rt. Rev. Ethelbert Talbot, the first bishop of the newly created Missionary District of Wyoming and Idaho chose Laramie as his See city. He then led the effort to build St. Matthew’s…

Description: Curt Gowdy is located just 24 miles west of Cheyenne, Wyoming and 24 miles east of Laramie, Wyomingon State Route 210 (Happy Jack Road) Curt Gowdy State Park has seven sections of richly varied landscape, There are three reservoirs, Granite, Crystal and North Crow. Granite offers excellent rainbow trout and kokanee salmon fishing as well as space for water sports. Crystal, the smallest of the reservoirs, has shoreline fishing for brown trout, rainbow trout and kokanee salmon. Also, enjoy boating while at Crystal (15 horsepower limit). North Crow…

Description: Bring home a bit of Wyoming

Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site

Phone: 307-745-3733

Address: 975 Snowy Range Road Laramie WY 82070

Hours: April 1 through Oct 6, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. DAILY Oct 7 through March 31, 10:00a.m.- 3:00pm Wednesday-Saturday. Closed Sunday, Monday,Tuesday

Website: www.wyomingterritorialprison.com

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Description: Built in 1872 and restored in 1989, the prison is the highlight of the WTPSHS. Pick up a brochure in the gift shop and head toward the prison for a self-guided tour. (Development of an audio tour system is in the works.) Plan to spend at least an hour inside. Stops along the tour include: furnished cells, the prisoners’ dining area, guard’s quarters, infirmary, women’s quarters, laundry room, warden’s office, and various exhibit galleries. New exhibit’s include: Found During Restoration: Artifacts Uncovered (including items found during the History…

Description: Laramie Community Theatre provides quality affordable entertainment to the community. We also providing affordable and flexible space that can be used for rehearsals, performances, and classes. We offer Turn-Key packages for producing shows, that allow the artist to do there art and not worry about all of the technical requirements that are involved in production of the show.

Description: biking, hiking, climbing, and other outdoor activities 716 1/2 S 6th St. (Home Office)

Nici Self Museum

Phone: 307-745-3108

Activity Phone: (307) 745-3108

Address: 2734 Hwy 130 P.O. Box 201 Centennial WY 82055

Hours: Memorial Day to Labor Day, Thursday through Monday, noon to 4 PM. In September, we’re open Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 PM.

Website: http://niciselfmuseum.org/

Alt Website: https://www.facebook.com/Nici-Self-Historical-Museum-56329718137/

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Description: The museum is partially housed in a 1907 Hahn’s Peak and Pacific Railroad depot. Its exhibits depict the general history of the Centennial Valley. Topics include mining, lumbering, ranching, and railroading. A 1944 Union Pacific caboose and many large pieces of ranching, farming, and mining equipment are on site. We’re open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, Thursday through Monday, noon to 4 PM. In September, we’re open Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 PM. Admission is always free, but donations are gratefully accepted. If you’d like to…

Description: Seneca Creek Studios – Professional Photography & Design Take home the spirit of the West at historic downtown Laramie, Wyoming’s only independently owned and operated art studio offering both customized portrait sessions and headshots as well as prints and gifts of local fine art landscape photography. Seneca Creek Studios is a full time and full service fine art nature and portrait photography and visual marketing and design studio with over a decade of experience based in historic downtown Laramie, Wyoming. Owner and artist Allison Pluda started Seneca Creek…

Snowy Range Sports Bar & Grill

Phone: (307) 742-0050

Activity Phone: (307) 742-0050

Address: 223 Adams St., I-80 Snowy Range Exit Laramie, WY 82072

Hours: Monday – Friday 10AM to 2AM Saturday & Sunday 8AM – 2AM

Website: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Snowy-Range-Sports-Bar-and-Grill/128718570509390

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Description: Snowy Range Bar & Grill has 29 TV’s for your viewing pleasure as well as a 12′ big screen projection TV. With Direct TV and Bresnan both supplying sports almost anything that is not Pay-Per-View is available. The NFL, ESPN College, and Basketball package are all part of our offering. In addition to the TV’s, Snowy Range Bar & Grill also has two pool tables, a jukebox, package liquor with a Drive-up window, and plenty of parking.

Laramie Soap Company

Phone: 3073435346

Address: 208 Grand Ave, Laramie, WY 82070

Hours: Mon-Fri: 12-5:30 pm Sat: 10am - 6 PM Sun: 11 am - 4 pm

Alt Website: https://www.facebook.com/laramiesoapco/

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Bethel Baptist Church

Phone: 307-745-4717

Address: 1402 E. Harney St.

Hours: Sunday Worship at 11 AM

Website: http://laramiebethel.org

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University of Wyoming Art Museum

Phone: 307-766-6622

Activity Phone: 307-766-6622

Address: 2111 East Willett Drive Laramie WY 82071

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Thursday until 7 p.m., Closed Sunday & Monday

Website: http://uwyo.edu/artmuseum

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Description: The University of Wyoming Art Museum presents and collects world-class art and objects by regional, national and international artists, and art from the American West. As an academic museum and a leader in the arts, the University of Wyoming Art Museum concentrates on furthering programs that engage students and visitors in discussions that broaden an understanding of diverse perspectives, viewpoints, and cultures. Through its Museum as Classroom approach, the University of Wyoming Art Museum places art at the center of learning for all ages, supports the academic mission…

Snowy Range Taxi, LLC

Phone: 307-343-2323

Address: 82070

Hours: Wednesday through Saturday nights, 6 P.M. to 6 A.M.; Sunday nights 4 P.M. to 3 A.M.

Website: http://www.snowyrangetaxi.com

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Description: We provide on-demand, traditional private taxi service within Albany County, as well as transportation from Laramie to Cheyenne.

Description:   Home to Outlaws, Desperados and Gunslingers.  Meet the bad boys of The Wyoming Territorial Prison Originally built in 1872, the Prison ran on the Auburn Prison System. This required silence at all times, black and white striped uniforms and numbers replaced names for some of the most infamous criminals. The Wyoming Territorial Prison is a former federal government prison near Laramie, Wyoming. Built in 1872 it is one of the oldest buildings in Wyoming. It operated as a federal penitentiary from 1872 to 1890, and as a…

Description: Full Bar TV for watching UW sports