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X-treme Bulls coming to Cody next week!

June 22nd, 2011 by Park County Travel Council | Be the first to comment!

Corrie N. Cody’s stepping aside to let the folks from the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association tell you all about the annual event that will be kicking off our annual 4th of July celebration next week!

The Seminole Hard Rock Xtreme Bulls Tour, presented by B&W Trailer Hitches, returns to Cody on Thursday, June 30 to kick off the 92nd annual Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede Rodeo. The Cody-Yellowstone Xtreme Bulls tour stop is featured as part of the PRCA’s nationally-televised programming on Great American Country (GAC) – and it offers a “Fourth of July Fight” among the leading PRCA bull riders.

PRCA Cowboy Kanin Asay

Forty of the world’s top bull riders will converge on the Cody Stampede Park to take their shot at the prestigious Cody-Yellowstone Xtreme Bulls title. The showdown will include a head-to-head battle between the bull riders ranked 1-2 in the PRCA World Standings: Shane Proctor, of Grand Coulee, Wash., and J.W. Harris, of Mullin, Texas. Harris, a three-time and reigning world champion, is fresh off a win at the Reno Xtreme Bulls and is the defending champion of the Cody-Yellowstone Xtreme Bulls event.

Also scheduled to compete are Wyoming bull riders Tyler Willis, Wheatland; Bobby Welsh, Gillette; Seth Glause, Read More

Planning A Winter Holiday

November 12th, 2008 by Park County Travel Council | Be the first to comment!

The key to having a perfect winter holiday is planning. If you’re thinking of skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling or ice climbing in Cody and the nearby areas, then preparation is key. This is a key holiday travel season, so it’s best to make travel plans and book accommodation early. If you can travel in early December or early January instead of the peak Christmas period, then you might make some savings.

One of the most important things is to have the right clothing. It may be cold outside but that doesn’t mean that you have to freeze. Long underwear (top and bottom), wool or wool blend turtleneck sweaters and socks, ski pants, warm hats and gloves will make the difference between icy misery and a wonderful time. A lightweight, water-repellent parka will top off your outfit.

Check the options for eating near where you are staying. You might want to prepare your own food, but if you don’t you will need plenty of variety. In Cody’s restaurants, you can enjoy not just steaks (this is cattle country), but wonderful cuisine from around the world.

Finally, make sure you take any essential medications and an ATM or credit card. That way you will be Read More