Located in northwest Wyoming, Cody is known as the “Wild west way into Yellowstone”, located just 50 miles from the east entrance and only 80 miles from the northeast entrance of Yellowstone National Park, the first National Park. Yellowstone is not the only Cody, Wyoming area attraction. There are many things to do in Cody, Wyoming both indoors and outdoors.

Area Attractions

Be sure to visit the 5 museums within the Buffalo Bill Center of the West:

    • Buffalo Bill Museum (the legend of Buffalo Bill)
    • Plains Indian Museum
    • Whitney Western Art Museum
    • Draper Natural History Museum (wildlife exhibits of live in WY)
    • Cody Firearms Museum

Visit our Old Trail Town (re-created frontier town with 1800’s log cabins and a saloon) or drive the Buffalo Bill Scenic Byway which winds towards Yellowstone National Park.

Cody offers attractions which include rodeos, gun fight re-enactments and music. You will also find shopping, art galleries and restaurants offering excellent food and spirits!

Outdoor Area Attractions

If you come for the outdoor adventures, you can experience rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, fishing, rafting and more. There are three beautiful, awe-striking byways to see beautiful landscapes and amazing wildlife. Have your camera ready!

Buffalo Bluff RV Park in Cody is the perfect place to stay while exploring the wide open spaces of Wyoming. Yellowstone National Park may be the reason you choose to visit, but the park is just one of the Cody, Wyoming area attractions. Come explore and discover hundreds of other things to do in Cody, Wyoming that will keep you coming back for more!


The Rodeos

Starting officially in 1919, the Cody Stampede Rodeo has been held every summer and also the only place in the country that has a rodeo performance nightly making Cody the Rodeo Capital of the World.

Fun In Cody

The Cody Nite Rodeo started in 1938 and is the longest running and the only nightly rodeo (June-August) in the world.

Get your picture taken on a live rodeo bull or, ride the mechanical bull, learn to rope like the cowboys & cowgirls, and visit the Cody Nite Rodeo store.