Enjoy Natural Beauty & Our Rich Local History

 Enjoy Natural Beauty & Our Rich Local History

Yellowstone National Park is 52.1 miles (about one hour) from the motel and as a former US President stated, “The most beautiful 50 miles in America!” Cody, Wyoming, the eastern gateway to Yellowstone National Park, is a small western town with a big city attitude! There’s so much to do in Cody, for all ages, you’ll wish you had stayed another night!

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Yellowstone Geysers

Geyser Tips

8 Best Geysers

Yellowstone National Park is 50 miles from the motel and as a former US President stated, “The most beautiful 50 miles in America!”

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Buffalo Bill Historical Center

A Western Rose Motel is just 10 blocks from the Buffalo Bill Historical Center (Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody Firearms Museum, Draper Natural History Museum, Whitney Western Art Museum, Plains Indian Museum, McCracken Research Library) ALL which have Smithsonian quality exhibits and an extensive collection of American firearms. Hours are from 8AM-6PM. Passes are good for 2 days. Allow a minimum 4 hours.

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Downtown Shootout

Cody Gunfight

The Cody Gunfighters

During the summer, a re-enactment of a wild-west shoot-out takes place nightly in Cody.

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River Rafting

Cody, also offers free attractions and outdoor activities as Buffalo Bill Dam, Wild Sheep Foundation, Cody Dug Up Guns and outdoor activities (fee) such as golf (18 hole and mini for kids), bicycling, rock-climbing, horseback riding, hunting, hiking, bird and wildlife watching, spectacular trout stream fishing and river-rafting. Tour or self guided for Wild Mustang viewing as well.

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Old Trail Town

Old Trail Town

Cody as it used to be in the late 1800’s. 26 Historic Buildings donated by ranchers and reassembled where Bill Cody originally established the town (a stop on the Trolley Tour).

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Cody Night Rodeo

Cody Stampede Rodeo

Rodeo is important in the culture in Cody, which calls itself the “Rodeo Capital of the World”. The Cody Nite Rodeo is an amateur rodeo every night from June 1 through August 31 at 8PM. Tickets are available at the Rodeo or they can be purchased in advance, although usually not necessary unless during the 4th of July.

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Trolley Tours

Founded in 1895 by Buffalo Bill Cody, our town is one of the few true western towns left in America. A destination in itself, Cody is located in northwest Wyoming, just 52 miles from the east gate of Yellowstone National Park.

Cody Trolley Tours

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Chief Joseph Highway

Chief Joseph Highway Online Maps

Yellowstone is also accessible from Cody via the North East Entrance (Cooke City, MT) via the Chief Joseph Byway /Beartooth Hwy, these are some of the most scenic roads in this part of the country.