What to see in Cody
Cody is named for the famous cowboy and entertainer William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody, so it's no surprise that the most popular attraction in town is the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. The Center offers plenty of interesting information on Cody's life, but also includes museums devoted to local art, history, and culture.
The Cody Night Rodeo takes place every evening in summer, with bull riding, steer wrestling, and other events. The highlight of the year is the Cody Stampede Rodeo, held in July, which sees cowboys from all over the world compete in events like bareback riding, steer wrestling, barrel riding, and calf roping.
Travellers who want a hands-on experience of cowboy life can visit one of several dude ranches in the area, which offer horseback riding and ranching experiences. Many of these ranches are located near Yellowstone National Park, which makes a great combination for any Wyoming holiday.
The Buffalo Bill Historical Center is an immense complex containing five world-class museums and a research library,…
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