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Historic Downtown Cody

Location Trip Time Travel Type
Wyoming 45 minutes

Explore the storied wild west history of the town founded by the legendary Buffalo Bill

About This Tour

Cody, Wyoming was founded in 1896 by the living legend, Colonel William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, who at the age of 41 was one of the most famous men in the world.

Walk through downtown Cody and travel back to the frontier days, exploring sites such as:

- Carnegie library founded by literary frontierswomen with help from Andrew Carnegie
- Irma Hotel, Buffalo Bill’s “Hotel in the Rockies,” named after his daughter
- Chamberlin Inn, where celebrity guests like Ernest Hemingway stayed

This tour was created in partnership with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and the Park County Travel Council.  It was made possible by the generosity of the Nielson Family. Narrated by retired local radio broadcaster Mack Frost.

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Irma Hotel

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Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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