If you are planning a vacation with the whole family, it is good to plan your itinerary ahead of time so you can roughly decide what you want to see and where you want to go when you get to Cody. Here is a list of our six favorite things to do with kids in Cody, Wyoming, that we know you will love!
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6 Great Things to do With Kids in Cody, Wyoming
Cody Trolley Tours
Founded in 2001, Cody Trolley Tours is a great way to get the whole family to see the small but historic town of Cody, Wyoming. The 22-mile trip will give you a great history lesson about the legends of outlaws and heroes alike.
The trip is great for young families as kids below five years old receive free admission.
Old Trail Town
Old Trail Town is a seasonal historical attraction that allows you to step back in time and experience the Wild West as it was in the late 1800s. The site of Old Trail Town was laid out by Buffalo Bill himself and includes the original cabins visited by legendary outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
The site is often featured on top family attractions in the area for its history and ease of entry.
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
The Buffalo Bill Center of the West celebrates everything that makes Cody, Cody! This center is home to five distinct museums covering different parts of the story of the Wild West, from the weapons that shaped the plains to the people who inhabited the land first!
The Center of the West is both affordable and child friendly and makes for a great learning experience for everyone!
Cody Nite Rodeo
The Cody Nite Rodeo is as American as it gets! Enjoy a wild night filled with cowboys on horseback doing tricks, bulls throwing off prospective riders and clowns alike, and fun activities like barrel racing for a night great for kids and adults.
The rodeo will never sell out as all tickets are general admission making it the perfect event for any night you choose while you are in town during the rodeo season!
Horseback riding seems challenging, but with the right outfitter, you can take everyone out into the countryside! Whether you want to go for a relaxing Sunday stroll or spend over a week on a real adventure, there are great outfitters that can work with your budget and needs.
Visit Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is the biggest attraction in the area for a good reason! Whether you want to see Crater Lake in the spring, visit all of the tourist sites in the summer, watch the elk rut in the fall, or dance with wolves via snowcoach in the winter, there is never a bad time to visit!
Yellowstone is a great family-friendly attraction as it has loads of educational opportunities, fun sights, and is accessible for those with smaller children in higher populated places.
Stay in Cody, Wyoming
When you plan your vacation with all of the kids, stay in the countryside with Cody Lodging Company!
Cody Lodging Co. is your key to the ultimate Yellowstone National Park adventure! Our collection of rentals in a half-dozen locations around Cody features various unique amenities that you won’t find with any other vacation rental company in the East Yellowstone area. Plus, we offer complimentary Concierge Services to make your stay as stress-free as possible.
Start planning your vacation to Cody by booking one of our properties. We look forward to welcoming you to the Cowboy State!