Southeast Wyoming

The state capital of Wyoming, Cheyenne also resides in the southeast region of the state. 

Welcome to Southeast Wyoming

Quirky college town Laramie and the state capital city Cheyenne reside in this urban region
Southeast Wyoming is a slightly more urban area compared to the surrounding regions. It is also home to the college town of Laramie, an eclectic and animated little town overflowing with art and culture. Home to the University of Wyoming, Laramie is notable for its western culture and outdoor adventure. The state capital of Wyoming, Cheyenne also resides in the southeast region of the state. 
Like most of Wyoming, Cheyenne is deeply in touch with its cowboy roots and it’s not uncommon to see locals adorned with cowboy hats, boots, and spurs on a daily basis. Cheyenne is the most populated city in the state, which can be a benefit to those who like living in an urban area with a lot of people.

What to Love

  • State capital
  • Offbeat college town
  • University of Wyoming
  • Cheyenne Frontier Days
  • Western culture
  • Outdoor adventure

People & Lifestyle 

Cheyenne is a very green city with many parks, botanic gardens, plains, and an extensive trail system. There are plenty of activities to keep residents busy throughout the year, including swimming, golfing, skiing, cycling, walking, fishing, camping, and more. Cheyenne is known for offering affordable housing and a high quality of life thanks to its clean air and wide-open area. 
It's more urban than other cities in the area, but you'll still notice that the Old West culture is reflected in the vibe and events like Cheyenne Frontier Days. The college town of Laramie is home to the state's only land grant university, the University of Wyoming. There are a lot of young professionals and students living in Laramie, especially those attracted to the growing art scene, the college town culture, the outdoor recreation, and the city's fascinating western past.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Wyoming's Rib & Chop House is a chain serving seafood, slow-cooked ribs, and premium aged steaks in a casual setting. This is a great place to enjoy savory meals while dining out with friends or even a business lunch, with some of the best steak and seafood in the west.
An authentic Italian dining destination, Saratoga's Bella's Bistro is a classic eatery featuring affordable drinks, premium steaks, hand-tossed pasta, ocean-fresh seafood, and excellent craft cocktails. Using only the finest and freshest ingredients to create delicious signature house dishes, Bella's Bistro also compliments meals with an extensive list of award-winning wines.

Things to Do

Cheyenne Frontier Days is a festival unlike any other to celebrate the region's western heritage. Lights, sounds, and an epic competition combine to create an experience you won't find anywhere else. Western culture is revitalized with professional bull riding, a rodeo, an unforgettable night show, and an event that you'll never forget, and it all takes place inside the 19,000-seat Cheyenne Frontier Days Arena.
Wyoming Brewers Festival is the premier brew fest in the state of Wyoming, featuring beer from many breweries from the region. This festival is the perfect way for neighbors to gather and enjoy craft beer and good vibes together while raising money for a good cause.
As Cheyenne is the state capital and the state's largest city, visiting the national historic landmark, the Wyoming State Capitol, is a must. Tours are open to the public, with the Capitol open for self-guided tours throughout the week.


Southeast Wyoming is primarily served by the Goshen County School District and Southeast High School in Yoder, Wyoming. This region is home to the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

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