Cheyenne Tourism, Wyoming

Visit Cheyenne - Best of Cheyenne

Cheyenne (/ʃaɪˈæn/ shy-AN or /ʃaɪˈɛn/) is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. It is the principal city of the Cheyenne, Wyoming, Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of Laramie County. The population was 59,466 at the 2010 census. Cheyenne is the northern terminus of the extensive and fast-growing Front Range Urban Corridor that stretches from Cheyenne to Pueblo, Colorado, and has a population of 4,333,742 according to the 2010 United States Census. Cheyenne is situated on Crow Creek and Dry Creek. The Cheyenne, Wyoming Metropolitan Area had a 2010 population of 91,738, making it the 354th most populous metropolitan area in the United States.


Cheyenne is the capital city of the state of Wyoming and the also the most populous city in the state. Cheyenne is located on Crow Creek and Dry Creek. Popular tourist attractions in Cheyenne include many of its administrative buildings and museums like: The State Capitol Building; the Wyoming State Museum; the Union Pacific Railroad Depot; the Old West Museum & Store; the Nelson Museum of the West; the Historic Governors' Mansion; and the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, a place for the historic Locomotive 1242 and the Western Walkway along with diverse flora and fauna. You can also head out of the city to visit the countryside and explore many ranches along the way.


Are you looking for a Cheyenne travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!

Facts and Stats for Cheyenne*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cheyenne

    Know the pollution level of Cheyenne before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Cheyenne: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cheyenne for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cheyenne.

    • Burglary and Theft 15 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 15 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 10 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 15 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Cheyenne - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 80.78 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 67.26 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 36.11 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.55 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 182.06 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cheyenne

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cheyenne

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Cheyenne Travel Guides

The best trip plans created by users and travel experts that cover the top spots and attractions of Cheyenne

* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo