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Attractions & Recreational Activities

Visit the University of Wyoming Geological Museum or the University of Wyoming Art Museum, both offering interesting and attractive exhibits.

 

At the Geological Museum you can see fossils, minerals, rocks, as well as skeletons, while, at the Art Museum, you can admire beautiful paintings, sculptures, photography, also offering tours, lectures or classes.

 

Try out your golfing skills at the Jacoby Golf Course, situated on Willett Drive, described by previous visitors as a scenic golf course, offering beautiful green surroundings as well as a challenging game.

 

The High Plains Outdoor Institute, located on Soldier Springs Road, offers outdoor enthusiasts fun, entertaining opportunities, such as hiking, sightseeing, rock climbing or a special interest tour, in order to make their stay in Laramie as enjoyable as possible.

 

Sports & outdoor events

The Annual Laramie Enduro 111k, kept in July, is considered to be the premier annual bike event in Wyoming, as well as the premier endurance mountain bike race in the state, consisting of a course which covers some of the most scenic areas and the best mountain bike trace in the region.

 

The 70-mile course, which climbs over 8000 vertical feet, includes wildlife trails, single track trails and dirt roads, spreading through pine forests and through the renowned rock-climbing venue of the Vedauwoo Recreation Area, offering participants amazing views, during the entire race.

 

Amateurs should keep in mind that this Laramie annual bike event is not for the casual riders.

 

Festivals

The Annual Jubilee Days Event, scheduled in July, is one of the most popular annual celebrations in Laramie, and it is a local tradition which dates since 1940, being initiated to commemorate the Golden Anniversary of Wyoming Statehood, on July 10.

 

Over the years, the duration of the event varied, consisting of events which ranged from horse racings and shows, to rodeos and steer roping.

 

Currently, the celebration lasts for 10 days, offering visitors an entertaining concert, a sparkling, amazing fireworks show, known as the Fire in the Sky, as well as downtown Laramie activities, such as street dances, a fun parade, the Mr. T Classic Bull Riding and the Junior Bull Riding.

 

Nightlife

Whether you're looking for a place to sit back and relax, to enjoy a drink or to hang out with friends, to dance the night away or just to enjoy a delicious dinner, you will certainly find a spot which will fit your needs, here, in Laramie.

 

Despite the fact that it is a small city, with only nearly 30 000 inhabitants (2000), there are plenty of `hot` night spots in Laramie, where you can spend a fun night out with friends and socialize.

 

The students of Wyoming University of Laramie, as well as the local youngsters, seem to fill the most popular nightspots in Laramie, almost on every night, but especially on Friday and Saturday nights, according to previous visitors.

 

The nightlife scene of Laramie consists of plenty of bars, clubs and pubs, as well as restaurant and cafes, and among the most favorite spots in the city, people have placed Bud's Bar situated on W University Avenue, the Mulligan's Pub & Package Store on S 3rd Street, Jacques 3rd Street Bar & Grill on E Grand Avenue, the Cowboy Bar on S 3rd Street and J J's which can be found on E Custer Street.