Wyoming is a state centered around the ranching industry, where cowboys still ride the range and the Great Plains of the central US meet the towering Rocky Mountains. Cheyenne and Casper are the largest cities in Wyoming, offering historic accomodations such as the 100 year old Plains Hotel in Cheyenne as well as many of the fine, well known inns you would expect to see in any metropolitan region. Many travelers visit Wyoming each year to experience such attractions as Yellowstone National Park, Devil's Tower National Monument, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail. Others come to Wyoming for dude ranch and horseback riding adventures.
When visiting Wyoming, expect weather that tends to be windier and drier than other states, with summertime temperatures as high as 95 degrees F. and winter mercury plunging below zero at times, depending on the elevation in this mountainous state. Wyoming, the least populous state in America yet ranking tenth in geographical size, is a popular tourist destination by virtue of its many natural wonders. Public lands cover nearly half of Wyoming. Unemployment is below the national average in this state where the mining industry largely drives the economy. The cost of living is about average as compared to the other 49 states.
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