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Wyoming Archives - Family Travel with Colleen Kelly

Where to Find Cowboy Duds

The Wrangler OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET We had such a great time with the Walter family during our visit to The Wrangler.  The mom & daughter duo (aka Lorrell and Loriana) took us all around the store and helped us pick the perfect outfits for the rodeo.  It’s so much fun to spend time
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The Daddy of ‘em All!

Cheyenne Frontier Days OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET It’s no wonder why they call Cheyenne Frontier Days the Daddy of ‘em all!  We had the most amazing time at Frontier Days experiencing for ourselves what it meant to be cowgirls.  Everywhere we turned there was something new to discover and we learned SO MUCH about
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Laramie’s Delicious Dining Options

Lovejoys Bar & Grill OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET When we are in the middle of a long day of filming, it is so nice to have a break to sit down to a hearty meal.  Lovejoys totally hit the spot for everyone on the crew and we enjoyed a variety of salads and sandwiches
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Great Wyoming National Forests for the Family!

Medicine Bow National Forest OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET My girls love being outside and we had a great time hiking through Medicine Bow National Forest in Vedauwoo.  We had a tour guide from Albany Lodge show us the way along the trail that led to the beaver dams.  We tried our best at scrambling
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Ames Monument

Ames Monument OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET The Ames Monument was created by the Union Pacific Railroad Company to honor the Ames brothers, Oakes and Oliver.  The monument was intended to be seen by all of the railroad passengers travelling out west, marking the Ames important contribution to railroad and U.S. history.  Oakes, however, was
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Laramie, WY has a Legend!

Legend of Laramie Tour OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Located just west of Cheyenne, the town of Laramie, Wyoming was settled in the mid 19th century along the Union Pacific Railroad.  The railroad had an enormous influence on the area and we were able to learn more from Mrs. Nash, a costumed interpretive guide who
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Wyoming – Where History Was Made

Territorial Prison OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET While we were in Laramie, we took a detour from our planned itinerary and checked out the Territorial Prison.  It was the best example of WHY you should break off your planned schedule when on vacation and just go for it!  The prison was incredibly interesting and we
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Take a Tour You’ll Never Forget

Albany Lodge – ATV Tour OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Wyoming is just gorgeous and there are many ways you can get around to view the beautiful scenery, including hiking and biking.  We had the opportunity to rent ATVs with a family visiting the area from Iowa.  We took off road paths in the beautiful
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Living Like a Cowboy on a Real Ranch

Vee Bar Guest Ranch OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET The Vee Bar Ranch totally lived up to everything I ever thought a ranch would be.  Real cowboys work the ranch while their loyal dog roams the property keeping an eye on everything, including playing with the kids visiting the ranch.  The charming cabins had a
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Places to Stay in Wyoming

Holiday Inn OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET The Holiday Inn we stayed at was conveniently located right off the highway and only minutes away from downtown Cheyenne and all the action of Cheyenne Frontier Days.  The breakfast buffet had so many choices and my kids loved all of the fresh fruit that was offered…and the
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