Whatever You Like To Do, We’ve Got the Itinerary for You
We know most of our visitors are also visiting the big three attractions in our area – Mount Rushmore, Devils Tower and Yellowstone National Park – as Gillette lies directly on the main route (I-90) between Rushmore and Yellowstone, with Devils Tower only an hour’s drive away. But a one or two day stay in Gillette will compliment your national park trip in ways you will not be expecting – and will always remember. Here are three, two-day itineraries based on our culture, industry and history.
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1. Savor Culinary Delights in Gillette
Get up early and fuel up with breakfast at Main Bagel Co. Then meet at the Visitor Center before heading to Durham Bison Ranch for a once-in-a-lifetime tour. After the tour, treat yourselves to lunch at The Coop, specializing in South American cuisine. Spend the afternoon in Gillette. Choose from a workout or leisurely swim at the Campbell County Recreation Center, Golf at one of our two golf courses or take a museum tour and visit the Rockpile Museum, Campbell County’s historical museum, the Frontier Auto Museum with vintage cars, signs and general antiques or the Wright Centennial Museum in Wright.. Enjoy dinner and drinks at Gillette Brewing Co. & Gone Postal Pizzeria. Evening activities based on interests or events.
2. The Ranches Tour
Start the day with breakfast at K’s Coffee & Deli. Then, take a Historic Ranch Tour. Stop at the Visitor Center for directions and info. After taking a “walk through local history,” head back into Gillette to grab lunch at The Coop, specializing in South American cuisine. After lunch, take a self-guided Historic Walking Tour and/or do some shopping. After working up a righteous thirst, savor mead cocktails or craft beer at Big Lost Meadery on Gillette Avenue downtown. After you
get your pillage on, head over to dinner at Pizza Carrello for their wood-fired pizza that has been awarded “Best Pizza in Wyoming” by time.com, Money Magazine and most recently by Yelp. Evening activities based on interests or events – see Event Calendar.
Ag Day – Start with a homemade breakfast at Jazzy’s Coffee House. The head toward Wright and tour the Durham Buffalo Ranch, one of the longest-running and largest buffalo ranches in the world. Enjoy lunch at Open Range Restaurant in Wright. Since you’re in Wright, visit the Wright Centennial Museum after lunch where you will see the story of the Powder River Basin. Return to Gillette for dinner and drinks at Gillette Brewing Co. & Gone Postal Pizzeria or The Prime Rib Restaurant & Wine Cellar. Evening activities based on interests or events.