Situated in the Western United States Region of North America is the fascinating state of Wyoming. Once home to several prominent Native American tribes, the state of Wyoming became an important part of the Oregon Trail during the mid 19th century. A Wyoming holiday is usually a favourite of travellers who are keen on nature, the Great Outdoors or who want to learn more about the fascinating history of the western area of North America. It is guaranteed that a Wyoming holiday rental cottage will offer all of the comforts of home and will provide a wonderful haven to return to after a hard day’s sightseeing or activity.
No matter what time of year you decide to have a Wyoming holiday, you will discover that there are numerous activities available for visitors to enjoy. This includes the likes of fly fishing, swimming, sailing, white-water rafting, skiing, ice skating, small game hunting, paragliding, tennis, golf, mountain biking, bird watching and horse riding.
For those who are looking to satisfy their appetite for 19th century American history, they should lock up their Wyoming holiday rental cottage and head for the historic Fort Laramie, situated in the eastern part of the state. Fort Laramie was built in the 1830’s as a fur trading post and later became a prominent stop for those tackling the challenging Oregon Trail. The fort is now abandoned and has been turned into a National Historic Site. There are several buildings still standing for visitors to see including barracks and a commanding officer’s house.
If you are now convinced that reserving a fantastic Wyoming holiday rental cottage is the right way to go then you will be even more delighted to learn that you can expect to enjoy some fabulous weather too. The warmest months of the year to have a Wyoming holiday are usually July and August when the temperature can soar to a comfortable 27°C. The winter months of December and January see the temperature drop to between a very chilly -9° and 10°C. The annual rainfall amount for the state is 13 inches.
Travellers setting off on a Wyoming holiday can arrive at Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) which is located in the far western area of the state. Operators offering regular, cheap flights to Jackson Hole include American Airlines, Air Canada and Continental Airlines. Passengers can leave from a variety of UK airports such as London Heathrow (LHR), Aberdeen (ABZ), Edinburgh (EDI), Birmingham (BHX) and Liverpool (LPL).