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Jacson, WY Back to Denver

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Jacson, WY Back to Denver

Hi Friends, will be traveling back from Jackson WY to Denver and need some help in best route to take. It looks to be a 10 hour ride? Is there a good half way point to stay and what sites would be there?

Thanks so much!

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1. Re: Jacson, WY Back to Denver

A lot of people go down thru Lander or Rawlins and on to Denver. We've also gone thru Casper and down to Denver.

I am sure one of the locals will post with specific info.

Good luck!!

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2. Re: Jacson, WY Back to Denver

I like to recommend Lander for a stopping point. Good lodging options and Sinks Canyon State Park is just outside of town. South Pass City is a little farther from town but a neat, historic town. Gannett Grill is our favorite eating spot.

If you take 2 days, you'll have time to head south to Saratoga from 80, through the Medicine Bow Mountains (amazing scenery) and back to 80 at Laramie. We were headed to Ft Collins so we took a 2 lane highway down but most people head south from Cheyenne.

Another option would be to stay in Riverton, little bit bigger than Lander. Not much to see there though. Then take Hwy 135 to 287. Beautiful views and hardly any traffic.

I would avoid staying in Rawlins, it's right along 80 and no charm. If you have to though, try the Holiday Inn on the east end of town. Nice but pricey.

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3. Re: Jacson, WY Back to Denver

we stopped at South Pass City-- loved it. Also at Independence Rock. Drove the Snowy Range byway and stopped in Laramie for the night. Got there around dinner time. Made for a good day's trip and good place to stop.

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