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Travel Resource: The Rockies

Wyoming
Cross-Country Tours
Navigating Wyoming winters provides unique views
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Modern rodeos still attract professional cowboys and cowgirls, and when they come to town, be prepared for days of fun and festivities. Lander Pioneer Days: This two-day rodeo is the oldest paid rodeo in the world and a valued Fourth of July tradition. ✱ July 3-4, 2012 | Lander www.landerchamber.org (800) 433-0662 Cody Stampede: This four-day event features rodeo entertainment, crafts, and parades. ✱ Cody | July 1-4, 2012 www.codystampede rodeo.com (800) 207-0744

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et’s face it: Wyoming winters can be rough— especially in the higher elevations, which can average more than 200 inches of snow. But that doesn’t mean the outdoor attractions are off-limits to groups once the temperature dips below freezing. Organize outdoor tours around winter sports, including cross-country skiing. Local outfitters can rent skis to group members, and frequently offer guided tours. Yellowstone has miles of trails for visitors, many of which provide views of its most-visited sites, including the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Tracks are set on only a few trails, but all unplowed roads and trails are open to skiers. Popular resort town Jackson Hole has some of the best downhill skiing in the country, but a trek in the surrounding wilderness can be equally exhilarating for groups. The resort features 17 miles of professionally groomed trails, and U.S. Forest Service naturalist guides can

enhance the trip by sharing information on the winter ecology, animal tracks and signs, and the area’s natural history. A breathtaking tour of Grand Teton National Park is an attractive option for groups. The portion of the Teton Park Road closed to vehicles is open to crosscountry skiers, along with some groomed trails. Local companies like Rendezvous Backcountry Tours are licensed by the National Park Service and offer crosscountry-ski expeditions.
✱ Yellowstone National Park www.nps.gov/yell/plan yourvisit/skiyell.htm (307) 344-7311 ✱ Grand Tetons National Park www.nps.gov/grte/plan yourvisit/xcski.htm ✱ Rendezvous Backcountry Tours Alta | www.skithetetons. com | (877) 754-4887 ✱ Jackson Hole Resort | Teton Village | www.jacksonhole.com (307) 733-2292

Cheyenne Frontier Days: This 10-day festival is one of the nation’s top rodeos and includes parades, concerts, and Chuck Wagon cook-off. ✱ July 20-29, 2012 Cheyenne www.cfdrodeo.com (800) 227-6336

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Destinations Magazine - September/October 2011
Contents
Etched in Stone
Swim with the Fishes
11 Million Strong
Save the Date
What’s Old is New
Mitigated Disaster
For Love of the Games
Meeting of the Minds
ABA’s Marketplace
One of its Own
Debt Ceiling Deal
On Your Side
Filling the Void
Some Assembly Required
Just for Sport
If You Build It, They Will Come
Alabama
Arkansas
Louisiana
Mississippi
Colorado
Idaho
Montana
Utah
Wyoming
Ontario
Québec
Saskatchewan
Manitoba
Shopping
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