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Stay at Cody or Drive on

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Stay at Cody or Drive on

We will be leaving Yellowstone and heading towards Mount Rushmore and Cody isn't all that far from Yellowstone. Is it worth losing a half day or so travel time to check out Cody or should we travel on??

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1. Re: Stay at Cody or Drive on

I guess that would be your personal preference based on your family's interests and traveling style.

Take into consideration what time you plan on leaving Yellowstone Park that day. Are you planning on leaving real early or are you going to do some additional touring in the park that day before you leave? Where are you staying in Yellowstone the night before you plan on departing? If you don't stay at Cody, would you want to drive all the way to Mt Rushmore that same day or would you want to stop somewhere else along the way. Have you checked the mileage between Cody and the Black Hills area yet?

Are you interested in attending a rodeo? Cody has a fantastic rodeo so if you do it would be a good place to stay the night.

http://www.codystampederodeo.com/default.aspx

Cody is also the home of The Buffalo Bill Historical Center which is a world- classed museum.

http://centerofthewest.org/

Deb

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2. Re: Stay at Cody or Drive on

Would like to attend the rodeo, but again what else to do there when we could drive another couple hours closer to Mount Rushmore.

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3. Re: Stay at Cody or Drive on

You can order a free (including shipping) 2015 Wyoming Official Travel Guide from this website. The website is also a great resource for online research into activities/attractions/stops that would meet your individual family's preferences and traveling style.

https://www.wyomingtourism.org/vacationguide/

Deb

Edited: 19 April 2015, 11:14
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If you are camping at Fishing Bridge in YNP, you will have at least a 2-3 hour drive to Cody, possibly a little longer towing a large fifth wheel. If the campground in Cody has a pool, you just might relax poolside while the kids swim, then have an early dinner and attend the evening rodeo. The next day you will have a long drive to the Black Hills.

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5. Re: Stay at Cody or Drive on

Thank you that is a great thought jkitty!

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6. Re: Stay at Cody or Drive on

> what else to do there when we could drive another couple hours

You could drive part or all of the Chief Joseph Highway. Or take a drive out route 291 south of town, which takes you into a real pretty area.

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