Casper Museums – Best Museums in Casper, Wyoming

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Gene and I have enjoyed many long weekend trips to Casper, Wyoming, and enjoy this little city a lot. Quite often we are there during the hotter time of the year or the cooler time of the year. For some reason, it just seems to have worked out that way. Thus, we have tried to do some museums and such when it is really hot out. If we are not at a museum, we are often at Frontier Brewing, or Backwards Distillery, lol.  Hey, you have to support the locals, right?  In all seriousness, we have enjoyed a few outside attractions such as the amazing Ayres Natural Bridge, and the beautiful waterfalls at Rotary Park. However today, I wanted to share a little about some of the best Casper museums in and around Casper, Wyoming. These are in no particular order:

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Ayres Natural Bridge Park – Wyoming’s First Tourist Attraction

Ayres Natural Bridge - SignOne of nature’s wonders, Ayres Natural Bridge is one of the few natural bridges in the world that has water flowing under it. We have seen many bridges like the Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls, the Skyway Bridge in Sarasota Florida, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Manhattan Bridge in New  York, but never a natural bridge like this one. It was definitely phenomenal. The bridge is part of the Casper Sandstone Formation which was laid down during the Pennsylvanian Age more than 280 million years ago.  Time and water eroded a hole in the rock allowing the stream not known as LaPrele Creek to flow through.

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Rotary Park and Garden Creek Falls – Casper, WY

Rotary Park 1Last September we were able to spend a long weekend in Casper, Wyoming. We had a great time and found the people there very warm and friendly. We had a wonderful time exploring the area and enjoyed seeing some nature. This included a visit to Rotary Park and Ayers Natural Bridge.  Both were beautiful.   Continue reading “Rotary Park and Garden Creek Falls – Casper, WY”

Backwards Distilling Company and Tour- Casper, Wyoming

Backwards Distilling BldgWe recently returned from a trip to Casper, WY, and had a fantastic time. We were able to see many different types of animals and try different types of local craft beers. However, one of our more unique and interesting experiences was visiting Backwards Distilling Company. We have been to many breweries, but only one other distillery, Jack Daniels in Tennessee. Thus we were excited to do their tour. Continue reading “Backwards Distilling Company and Tour- Casper, Wyoming”