Best Places to Live

Rock Springs, WY

Population: 24,112
J. Kyle Keener

For anyone whose dream vacation involves a quiet stay without a lot of fuss, Rock Springs, WY will provide a great getaway. The city is full of one-of-a-kind attractions, from fourwheeling the Killpecker Sand Dunes and digging for fossils at Lake Gosiute. Or perhaps you want to take in the serenity of the wild horses at Pilot Butte.

Where to Stay

The Affordable: Holiday Inn Express

The Quaint: Miners Repose

What to Do

Outdoors: Killpecker Sand Dunes, Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Tour, Flaming Gorge Recreation Area, tube down the Green River, dig for fossils at Lake Gosiute

Attractions: Community Fine Arts Center, WWCC Natural History Museum, Sweetwater County History Museum

Nightlife/Food: Park Hotel

Where to Eat

Dinner for Two: Ted's Supper Club

For the Family: Outlaw Restaurant

Quick Fix: Broadway Burger Station

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