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Kid-Friendly Adventures in Cody, Wyoming

by Katie Skrzek

May 4, 2022

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Plan a vacation to Cody Yellowstone in Wyoming for your next family travel trip. There are plenty of activities available for all interests.


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Outdoor Activities

There are numerous hiking trails, perfect for all skill levels. Spend time at the riverside trails of Shoshone National Forest and picturesque trails of Yellowstone National Park. If biking is more your speed, visit Beck Lake Bike Park, with more than 10 miles of trails. For exploring the water, book a rafting, kayaking or paddle boarding trip on the Shoshone River.

Historical Attractions

Step back in time with a visit to Old Trail Town. The attraction boasts several authentic frontier buildings from the 1890s, plus family-friendly activities. Buffalo Bill Center of the West features five museums under one roof, each offering unique exhibits: Buffalo Bill Museum, Draper Museum of Natural History, Plains Indian Museum, Whitney Western Art Museum and Cody Firearms Museum.


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Local Experiences

Cody is considered the Rodeo Capital of the World. Cody Nite Rodeo hosts nightly two-hour rodeo performances June 1–Aug. 31. Experience horses up close with a horseback riding experience. Explore the local trails on a guided horseback riding trip.

Musical Performances

The region offers several live music experiences throughout the summer. Wild West Spectacular takes place for six weeks every summer. The musical production tells the story of Buffalo Bill Cody. Enjoy free weekly concerts at City Park during July and August.


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