The Sheridan area has a great range of lodging establishments, running the gamut from modern hotels to Victorian B&Bs to authentic dude ranches. The two best chain properties are the Best Western Sheridan Center, 612 N. Main St. (tel. 877/743-7432 or 307/674-7421), with double rates of $119 to $149 in the summer, $79 to $99 in the winter; and the Holiday Inn, 1809 Sugarland Dr. (tel. 307/672-8931), with rates of $108 to $126 double and $159 to $229 suite. The Wingate Inn, 1950 E. 5th St. (tel. 307/675-1101), is another solid option, with double rates of $129 summer, $99 winter.


The Sheridan/Bighorn Mountain KOA Campground, 63 Decker Rd. (tel. 800/562-7621 for reservations, or 307/674-8766), a half-mile north of Sheridan at the Port of Entry exit, offers quiet and shady tent and RV sites, plus all the usual commercial campground amenities, including an outdoor swimming pool and miniature golf. The campground is open year-round, with rates from $20 to $40. Another option is Peter D's RV Park, 1105 Joe St. (tel. 307/673-0597 or 674-4613;, with rates of $25 to $30 for a site. For those who prefer roughing it, the Bighorn National Forest has several primitive campgrounds in the area, with sites costing $12 to $14 per night. Contact the Bighorn National Forest office in Bighorn (tel. 307/674-2600) for further information.

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.