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Getting There -- The Laramie Regional Airport (tel. 307/742-4164; www.laramieairport.com), west of town along Wyo. 130, services daily flights on Great Lakes Aviation (tel. 800/554-5111) from Denver.

Or go Greyhound (tel. 800/231-2222), which stops in Laramie at a bus depot/convenience store at 1300 S. 3rd St. (tel. 307/742-5188). The bus stops at several Wyoming cities along I-80, including Rock Springs and Cheyenne.

Laramie is an easy 49-mile drive from Cheyenne on I-80; driving from Salt Lake, it's just more than 300 miles once you hit Evanston. The fastest route from the Yellowstone-Grand Teton area is via U.S. 287 S. for 259 miles to Rawlins and I-80 east for 101 miles to Laramie.

Visitor Information -- Contact the Albany County Tourism Board, 210 Custer St., Laramie, WY 82070 (tel. 800/445-5303; www.laramie-tourism.org), or the Laramie Area Chamber of Commerce (tel. 307/745-7339; www.laramie.org).

Getting Around -- Hertz (tel. 800/654-3131) and Enterprise (tel. 800/261-7331) maintain outlets in Laramie.

Special Events -- Jubilee Days (tel. 307/760-9920; www.laramiejubileedays.com) is a Western party that runs early to mid-July with rodeos, parades, and fireworks.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.