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Girls’ Weekend 2 - Day Voyage

Visit Sweetwater County to get away and spend some time with the girls. Your great escape is closer than you think

Day 1 

8:00 a.m.
Pickup a fresh cup of coffee at Hooligan’s Espresso - try a Kinky Carter, a local favorite! With espresso beans blended into the drink, you’ll be prepared for a full day of activities. 

8:30 a.m.
Set off for Lake Flaming Gorge - the perfect balance of water activities and outdoor exploration to satisfy your sense of adventure. Proceed west out of Rock Springs on I-80, then swing south on U.S. Highway 191. As you drive through open plains covered in sagebrush, look closely for herds of antelope.

10:30 a.m.
Arrive below the Flaming Gorge Dam to hike along the Green River. The downstream of the dam is legendary — both for its goliath-sized trout and its scenic beauty. Take the Flaming Gorge Dam Tour to get the full experience!

12:00 p.m
Depart for Flaming Gorge Resort.

12:30 p.m.
Take a bite with a view at Flaming Gorge Resort Restaurant the civilized way to experience the great outdoors. After lunch, head to Red Canyon Visitor’s Center to take in one of the area’s most breath-taking vantage points of the canyon and the shimmering lake below.

1:30 p.m.
Depart Red Canyon Lodge and head towards Manila, UT.

2:00 p.m.
Travel through time at Sheep Creek Geologic Loop. The Uinta Fault, which runs for more than 100 miles along the north slope of the Uinta Mountains, is clearly visible in the extremely twisted rock layers along the upper part of the loop. Head back to Green River, WY.

4:00 p.m.
Visit Expedition Island - Take an enjoyable stroll on the paved path that encircles the island. Easy parking access to the river can be gained next door at Evers Park. The island is comfortably shaded and features picnic tables, restrooms, and access to the Green Belt Nature Walk.

5:30 p.m.
Dinner at The Hitching Post Restaurant and Saloon in Green River. Remodeled building, friendly staff, and great food-all in the center of Green River, WY.

Day 2

5:30 a.m.
Start your day with a yoga class at the Green River Rec Center. Stretch your body and relax your mind.

7:00 a.m.
Visit Wild Horses on The Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Loop Tour. Turn left of Wild Horse Canyon Road. The Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Loop Tour is roughly 23 miles along good, gravel-base roads. Travel this loop and along the way you gain many chances to spy the iconic wild horses of Wyoming but also panoramic views of the Wyoming Range (west), the Wind River Range (northeast) and the Uinta Range (south). A four-wheel drive, high clearance vehicle is strongly suggested. This is a true “off the grid experience” cell service is limited! Make sure you have extra water, and a high-clearance vehicle with thick tires (and a spare tire) to traverse the dirt roads. Let someone know where you are headed and when you plan to return.

11:00 a.m.
Grab lunch at Bitter Creek Brewing, located in the heart of Historic Downtown Rock Springs.

1:00 p.m.
Visit the WWCC Natural History Museum- View five life-size replicas of Dinosaurs that roamed Sweetwater County millions of years ago. In addition to the five dinosaur replicas, the museum displays several wall-mounted fossils of fish, huge leaves & reptiles as well as prehistoric pottery and other early human artifacts that have been discovered in the area. (Open 7 days a week September through May. Open Monday-Thursday June through August). After you’ve checked out these pre-historic creatures, visit the Weidner Wildlife Museum  which houses nearly 125 species of wildlife collected worldwide. This fascinating display of mounted wildlife entertains and educates visitors, excites hunters and often motivates interest in the conservation of outdoor resources. (Open Monday, Wednesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm and Tuesday, Thursday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.)

3:00 p.m.
Get a pedicure at Escape Day Spa or Maya Medi Spa! A little pampering never hurt anyone!

6:00 p.m.
Dinner at Coyote Creek Steakhouse and Saloon. Coyote Creek provides a touch of elegance, mixed with the Wild West that only Wyoming could offer.

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