The City of Casper, WY
Casper is a popular city in the state of Wyoming with a total of 54,874 residents living there. Casper is ranked as the second most populated city in Wyoming and the 580th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Natrona County. The largest nearby city to Casper is Mills, approximately 16 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Casper, including Gourmet Burgers Etc, LA Cocina, Ghost Town Fuel Stop & Restaurant, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and Subway Sandwiches. For a larger selection of Casper restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Casper Arenas, Museums and/or Ski Resorts, including the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, Hogadon, Casper Events Center and Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Casper please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Casper:
- Casper Natrona County Intl. Airport (CPR)
Casper, Wyoming Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Casper experiences an average high temperature of 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 12 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.58 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Casper with daytime temperatures averaging 82 degrees in the summer, and 34 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Casper to receive an average of 0.61 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 1 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -41 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Casper should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 56 degrees, and nighttime lows of 31.
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Casper, Wyoming Attractions
1Casper Events Center - Casper,
The Casper Events Center is a 8,395-seat multi-purpose arena in Casper, Wyoming in the US. The arena was built in April 1982, and also seats up to 9,700 for concerts and meetings. It is home to the Wyoming Cavalry arena football team and the Broadway in Casper theatre series.
2Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site - Casper,
Fort Caspar was a military post of the United States Army in present-day Wyoming, named after 2nd Lieutenant Caspar Collins, a U.S. Army officer who was killed in the 1865 Battle of the Platte Bridge Station against the Lakota and Cheyenne. Originally founded in 1859 along the banks of the North Platte River as a trading post and toll bridge on the Oregon Trail, the post was later taken over by the Army and named Platte Bridge Station to protect emigrants and the telegraph line against raids from Lakota and Cheyenne in the ongoing wars between those nations and the United States.
3Hogadon - Casper,
Hogadon Ski Area is a ski resort located 11 miles south of Casper, Wyoming on Casper Mountain. The mountain features about 24 trails of varying difficulty. Of those trails, 20% are beginner, 40% are intermediate and 40% are expert ski terrain. The mountain also features a snow board terrain park covering 600 vertical feet. The resort offers a restaurant as well. Hogadon is one of the few resorts in the country that has the actual resort building that can be found on the summit as opposed to the base.
4National Historic Trails Interpretive Center - Casper,
The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is a 11,000-square-foot interpretive center about several of the National Historic Trails, and is located northwest of Casper, Wyoming on Interstate 25. It is operated through a partnership between the Bureau of Land Management, the City of Casper, and the National Historic Trails Center Foundation. The center offers interpretive programs, exhibits, multi-media presentations, and special events.
Casper, Wyoming Hotels
Casper, Wyoming Restaurants
This is a list of Casper Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Truck Stops, Steak & Barbecue Restaurants and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
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