Travel

  • #FLYYOURWY: Show Your WY Pride

    Flyyourwy Carbon County, WY

    What's your WY? Whatever your "WY" is, share it!

    What's your WY? Do you come for the views or perspective? For a richer experience or wide-open spaces? Whatever your "WY" is, share it!

    The Wyoming Office of Tourism and the Carbon County Visitors Council invites you to join us as we kick off the summer season by showing our Wyoming pride statewide. 

  • 2018 Annual Event Lineup

    Carbon County, Wyoming Annual Events

    Find upcoming events including rodeos, concerts, festivals, performing arts, family events, & more.

    Many of these 2018 events are not yet in our calendar as final decisions on event times & locations are still being decided even though dates have been set. If you are looking for complete event information on upcoming events, also make sure to check out our calendar of events. We encourage you to contact event organizers to confirm details as event dates and times may change.

  • 2019 Annual Event Lineup

    Carbon County, Wyoming Annual Events

    Find upcoming events including rodeos, concerts, festivals, performing arts, family events, & more.

    Many of these 2019 events are not yet in our calendar as final decisions on event times & locations are still being decided even though dates have been set. If you are looking for complete event information on upcoming events, also make sure to check out our calendar of events. We encourage you to contact event organizers to confirm details as event dates and times may change.

  • 2019-2020 Visitors Guide Released

    2019 Carbon County Visitors Guide

    The new guide to everything travel related in Carbon County, Wyoming is now available for download or in a printed version. 

    The Carbon County Visitors' Council released the new guide in May.  This years' guide features a new cover photo taken on the Medicine Bow Peak trail and features information on each community within the county including Rawlins, Saratoga, Encampment, Riverside, Medicine Bow, Hanna, Elk Mountain, Baggs, Dixon, Savery, and Sinclair.

  • 2020 Annual Event Lineup

    Carbon County, Wyoming Annual Events

    Find upcoming events including rodeos, concerts, festivals, performing arts, family events, & more.

    Many of these 2020 events are not yet in our calendar as final decisions on event times & locations are still being decided even though dates have been set. If you are looking for complete event information on upcoming events, also make sure to check out our calendar of events. We encourage you to contact event organizers to confirm details as event dates and times may change.

  • Carbon County Celebrates Wyoming’s Second-Largest Industry

    Governor Matt Mead will be in Saratoga for National Travel & Tourism week

    Local Industry Gathers to Endorse the Economic Impact of Travel and Tourism

    Here in Carbon County, the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is celebrating the power of travel as part of National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), slated for May 6 - 12, 2018.

    Held annually in May, NTTW unites states, communities and businesses across the country to champion the impact of travel and what it means to American jobs and economic growth. In Wyoming, tourism is the state’s second-largest industry and is a major economic driver as travelers spent more than $3.5 billion in the state in 2017. Carbon County is kicking off NTTW on Monday, May 7th to highlight the importance of the industry on a local level with Governor Matt Mead honoring us as a guest server at Lollypops in Saratoga from 1:30-2:15PM.  Be sure to stop by, join in the fun, have a scoop or two of ice cream, and talk tourism with our Governor.

  • Carbon County Photo Contest Accepting Entries

    Celebrating the beauty and uniqueness of Carbon County, Wyoming.

    Once again the Carbon County Visitors Council is giving you the chance to shine by submitting your best photo taken in Carbon County into our bi-annual photo contest for the chance to win up to $150 in cash! We have awarded cash prizes to over 40 talented winners over the years and you could be our next winner.

  • Carbon County Recreation & Trail Maps

    Carbon County Recreation & Trail Maps

    Maps encompass all of Carbon County’s outdoor assets & activities

    Hunting season has begun and the Carbon County Visitors’ Council is excited to launch the Carbon County Recreation and Trail Maps. CCVC partnered with Great Outdoor Consultants to create recreation and trail maps that are inclusive of all Carbon County outdoor resources.

  • Carbon County Visitor Journey A2D

    A2D Learning Center - Tools for Travel and Tourism Industry

    Carbon County Visitors’ Council proudly announces the Carbon County Visitor Journey A2D Learning Center. 

    CCVC has partnered with Visitor Engagement Academy to produce a training tool.  The Carbon County Visitors’ Council is excited to provide a training tool for not only our tourism industry but for all Carbon County residents.  The Carbon County Visitor Journey A2D program gives participants the tools to be a champion for visitors from the moment they arrive in Carbon County until they depart.

  • Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week

    National Travel & Tourism Week - Carbon County, WY

    Join us as we celebrate the travel, tourism and hospitality industry as part of National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), held the week of May 3 - 9, 2020.

    During NTTW we will honor the spirit of travel in recognition of the industry’s strength, selflessness and resiliency.

    Although we cannot meet in person right now, we can stay connected, unified and supportive of each other, rallying around the #SpiritOfTravel. In times of uncertainty, the spirit of travel brings joy and hope to millions. The theme for National Travel and Tourism Week this year is the “Spirit of Travel”. The Spirit of Travel is meant to spotlight the people and places that make up America’s travel industry.

  • Enter the 2019 CCVC Summer Photo Contest

    Enter the 2019 CCVC Summer Photo Contest

    Bigger Prizes & More Fun Than Ever!

    The Carbon County Visitors Council needs your help. Submit your favorite photo taken in Carbon County into our bi-annual photo contest for the chance to win one of 3 cash prizes ($150 for 1st / $100 for 2nd / $50 for honorable mention). Your photos will be used to promote Carbon County, Wyoming as a travel destination to potential visitors to our area.

  • Fairgrounds New Web Site!

    Governor Matt Mead will be in Saratoga for National Travel & Tourism week

    Carbon County Visitors Council is Pround to annouce Carbon County Fairgrounds launch of a new web site!

    The theme for our 92nd annual Fair is, “Come Rock with the Stock”, and that’s what we intend to do!

  • Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch

    Award–winning Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch

    Award–winning Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch opens for 2020 season on June 7th.

    The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, named one of the top resorts in U.S. six years in a row by Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards and one of the Best Resort Hotels in the Continental U.S. three years in a row in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, announced today that it will open for the 2020 season on June 7, welcoming those guests who are eager to return to travel to its 30,000 acres of expansive adventure and solitude.

  • Photo Contest Winners Selected - Spring 2018

    Spring 2018 Photo Contest Winners

    The CCVC Autumn 2018 Photo Contest winners have been selected!

    Carbon County Visitors’ Council (CCVC) conducts two photo contests per year. The 2018 Spring Photo Contest was launched mid-January and all entries were due by May 31st. On July 18th, the CCVC Board of Directors judged a total of 29 photo entries.

  • Photo Contest Winners Selected - Winter 2018/2019

    Winter 2018/2019 Photo Contest Winners

    The CCVC Winter 2018/19 Photo Contest winners have been selected!

    Carbon County Visitors’ Council (CCVC) conducts two photo contests per year. The 2018/19 Winter Photo Contest was launched mid-October and all entries were due mid February. On February 20th, the CCVC Board of Directors judged a total of 30 photo entries.

  • Responsible Travel: Be Aware

    Responsible Travel & What You Need to Know

    Welcome to Wyoming’s Carbon County, your safety and the safety of others is our priority during this COVID-19 crisis.

    What Travelers Need to Be Aware Of

    Our first priority is the health and well-being of visitors, guests, hospitality workers and our local communities. We are working together to keep our friends and neighbors safe in accordance with state and national guidance.

  • Saratoga Skijoring Races: An Action Packed Weekend of Winter Fun

    Saratoga Skijoring Races

    One of Saratoga's most exciting annual events combines ski & horse racing.

    The Saratoga Lions Club and Platte Valley Jaycees are host annual Skijoring Races on every February at Buck Springs Race Track in Saratoga, WY. There is typically around 90 races per day with prize money totaling around $10,000 thanks to a matching grant from the Carbon County Visitors Council.

  • Summer 2020 Photo Contest Results

    2020 CCVC Photo Contest

    Congratulations to Eric Burnham!

    The winners of the Summer/Fall 2020 Photo Contest are:

    1) First Place $150 Winner - Eric Burnham with his photo taken near Jack Creek Campground (41.2877, -107.1234)
    2) Second Place $100 Winner - Josh Glisan with his photo taken at the Sanger Public Access area near Saratoga, WY
    3) Honorable Mention $50 Winner - Sarah Givens with her photo of Elk Mountain, WY