Hotels in Gillette, WYWyoming
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Stay at Top Gillette Hotels to Tour Wyoming’s Wild West
Plan a worthy trip to the charming town of Gillette, Wyoming. Known as the nation's "Energy Capital," Gillette produces more than 80 percent of Wyoming's coal, in a state that generates roughly 40 percent of American coal. But outside of its industrial offerings, this town boasts an array of interesting things to do and see while exploring the area. Experience an exciting day of bird watching, swimming, and fishing at Keyhole State Park, or take a nice drive out of town to the stunning Devils Tower National Monument. Plan to stay at top Gillette hotels to see the surrounding beauty of Wyoming, discover fun local museums and taste the lavish local flavors of the city’s culinary scene.
Stay at Hotels in Gillette to Tour Frontier Relics & Auto Museum
Any car aficionado visiting Gillette can’t miss the chance to tour the impressive Frontier Relics & Auto Museum, a fully-stocked automobile museum full of car memorabilia and vintage finds from the personal collection of the father and son founders. There’s no shortage of odds and ends that’ll take you back in time to the fifties and sixties with its array of antique autos and old school memorabilia. Stroll the halls for a visually stimulating walkthrough till you end up at the relic and antique store for the perfect pit stop. With great displays, good coffee, a fun store, and friendly, helpful staff, you're bound to have a blast at this one-of-a-kind auto museum. Don’t forget to try their delicious ice cream with a shot of espresso on the way out!
Discover Devils Tower Just Outside Gillette Hotels
While staying at Gillette hotels in town, plan to carve out an entire afternoon to visit the iconic Devils Tower. As one of Wyoming’s top tourist destinations, this landmark is a butte composed of igneous rock in the Bear Lodge Ranger District of the Black Hills, near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County. Standing 1,267 feet above the Belle Fourche River, take in the butte’s incredible size and stature from its base, where it stands 867 feet from summit to bottom. Resting on an area of 1,347 acres, you’ll be able to enjoy the surrounding area while touring the monument, so look forward to some great trails, beautiful views from an on-site tower, and a nice visitor center to enjoy! Fun fact: Devils Tower was the first United States national monument, established on September 24, 1906, by President Theodore Roosevelt.
Explore the Campbell County Rockpile Museum from the Best Gillette Hotels
Just outside the best Gillette hotels, you can take an awesome tour in neighboring Campbell at the Campbell County Rockpile Museum. Here, the museum showcases the heritage of Wyoming, and offers displays of interesting artifacts, fascinating fossils, ranching equipment, rifles, saddles, and even energy industry equipment. Bring the little ones and explore the many hands-on exhibits for a fun and educational experience great for all ages. Discover more about the interesting history of Gillette and see the rock piles that symbolize the small town's local history. With rotating exhibits each year, you’ll always see something new while at the Rockpile Museum.
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