Fall into Wyoming

Saying goodbye to summer is always hard.

But if you visit Wyoming in the fall, you'll see that saying goodbye to the warm months of summer is actually a good thing. There are so many things that make fall an amazing times to visit-- The cool, crisp autumn air, fewer crowds, and undeniably picturesque views of the fall foliage are just a few of the reasons that make autumn the ideal time to tour Wyoming. 

Before your visit, be sure to save some room on your camera. We recommend you take a drive through Aspen Alley or any scenic byway or backway to see the strikingly beautiful shades of yellow, orange and red with stunning mountainous backdrops that illuminate them all the more. Check out our fall road trips for other ideas of where the you can catch the best sights this season. Here's just a taste of what you might find:

If the views don't draw you in, the exciting festivals, fairs, and other western events will.We have championship barbecues, music festivals, sailing regattas, a celebration of the undead at Zombiefest, and everything in between. We're positive you'll find something that's right up your alley. Check out some of the events and happenings this fall below:

Nowoodstock, Ten Sleep, August 8-10, 2014
Wyoming State Fair, Douglas, August 9-16, 2014
Sailing the Regatta, Pinedale, August 9-10, 2014
River Festival, Green River, August 15-16, 2014
Cheyenne Ribfest, Cheyenne, August 15-17, 2014
10th Annual Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival, August 15-16, 2014
Steinley Cup Official State Microbrewery Competition, Saratoga, August 17, 2014
Cycle Greater Yellowstone 2014, Jackson, August 17-23, 2014
Fort Bridger Mountain Man Rendezvous, Fort Bridger, August 29-September 1, 2014
Snowy Range Music Festival, Laramie, August 29-31, 2014
Wyoming's Jam Rock West Festival, Casper, August 30, 2014
High Plains Powwow, Rawlins, August 30, 2014
Jackson Hole Arts Festival, Jackson, September 3-14, 2014
Homesteader Days Festival Weekend, September 5-6, 2014
Trapper Stampede Rodeo, Cody, September 5-6, 2014
Encampment Copper Days Festival, September 6-7, 2014
Teton Wellness Fest, September 6-7, 2014
Yellowstone Quilt Fest, Cody, September 11-13, 2014
Kids Rock 3, Rock Springs, September 12, 2014
Cheyenne Greek Festival, Cheyenne, September 12, 2014
Festival of the Cowboys, Crowheart, September 13, 2014
Rendezvous Royale, Cody, September 15-21, 2014
Cody High Style, Cody, September 15-21, 2014
Boot Scootin' Boogie, Cody, September 18, 2014
Inkfest- Tattoo Convention, Rock Springs, September 19, 2014
Comedian Nick Offerman at the University of Wyoming, Laramie, September 19, 2014
Jackson Hole Centennial Celebration, September 19-21, 2014
Zombie Fest, Cheyenne, September 20, 2014
Buffalo Bill Art Show, Cody, September 19-20, 2014
Patron's Ball, Cody, September 20, 2014

Click here for an extensive list of all of our Fall events. 

Looking to save a buck on your fall trip to Wyoming? Check out our deals and packages listings for the best ways to save.

And for a head start on researching the best places for fall photos, check out our list of 10 great ways to see Wyoming's fall colors.  Don't forget to s
hare your favorite Wyoming fall photos with us using the hashtag #fallintoWY