There is no better way to learn about and enjoy Cody Yellowstone than to participate in a tour provided by a knowledgeable and professional tour company. Or choose to go at your own pace on a self-guided tour exploring the treasure of the Old West. Downtown Cody and Powell are both listed on the National Register of Historic Districts.
Historic Downtown Cody
Cody, Wyoming was founded in 1896 by the living legend, Colonel William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody. Learn, explore and experience the rich Western heritage of the town we call home!
The Cody Trolley Tour utilizes two live narrators, poster-sized historical photos, pass-around relics and entertaining audio clips to share the story of world-famous William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, while historic sites, scenic vistas, geology, wildlife and old and new attractions are highlighted. Give them an hour, they’ll give you 100 years!
Mid-May through late September, daily. Tours at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. with an additional 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. during peak season.
Trolley leaves from the porch of the Irma Hotel.
Powell Agriculture Tours
Nestled between the picturesque Big Horn and Absaroka mountain ranges of northwest Wyoming, Powell is a community historically rooted in agriculture. The Powell Chamber of Commerce can help you learn more about the agriculture industry in and around Powell by customizing a tour for you or your group. Learn more about area crops, livestock production, irrigation systems and more from local ranchers and farmers. The Chamber offers customized agricultural tours for groups, organizations, families and individuals. Area farmers and ranchers who participate in our agro-tourism ventures realize the value that consumers place on visiting rural settings where food is produced, and they strive to provide tours that are informative, pleasurable and inspiring.
Meeteetse Area Tours
Meeteetse Museums hosts several FREE annual tours throughout the year:
Legend Rock Tour
Free guided tour of Legend Rock State Archaeological Site. Led by a professional archaeologist and features nearly 300 individual petroglyphs created up to 10,000 years ago.
Historic Double Dee guest ranch Tour
Free guided tour of the former historic Double D Guest Ranch, which operated in the 1930s. Many famous guests stayed there including Amelia Earhart. The tour is led by Jim Dunrud, whose family owned the ranch.
Historic Pitchfork Ranch Tour
Free guided tour of the historic Pitchfork Ranch led by owner Lenox Baker. Learn the history of the ranch as well as restoration efforts currently underway. A visit to the endangered black-footed ferret discovery site is also included.
Kirwin Ghost Town Tour
Free guided tour offers an up-close and personal look at the abandoned mining town located in the high Absaroka Mountains. Explore numerous historic structures, mines and alpine scenery. The proposed summer cabin of Amelia Earhart is a short hike away.
Alpine Botanical Tour
Free fun and educational tour for all ages. This tour is moderately
Scenic Boat Tours
Two hour, narrated, scenic boat tours in the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area located 60 miles east of Cody. Learn about the history, geology and wildlife of this little-known national treasure. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Available Tours: Monday 2:00 p.m., Tuseday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m.
Sunset cruise Friday and Saturday evenings 6:30 p.m.
Charter and Scenic Flights
Experience Yellowstone/Cody Country by air! Professional, knowledgeable and personable pilots will ensure an adventure like no other. Book an existing flight tour or customize your own.
Yellowstone, wildlife, area history and wild mustang tours
Whether you want to see wildlife, spectacular scenery, wild mustangs or learn about area history, our local tour companies will provide a safe and memorable journey.