Thermopolis straddles a north-south highway with two designations: US Route 20 and Wyoming State Route 789. Wyoming State Route 120 from Cody terminates in Thermopolis.
It's a small town that can be covered on foot, but if you want to travel in style, use horse and buggy. Wyoming Carriage and Taxi, +1 866 646-2723, runs sightseeing horse-drawn carriage rides in town during the summer months.
- 1 Hot Springs State Park, ☏ .
- 2 Wyoming Dinosaur Center, 110 Carter Ranch Rd, toll-free: .
- 3 Legend Rock State Petroglyph Site, 220 Park St, ☏ .
- Soak in the waters from the hot springs. There are several commercial operations that use the waters with varying degrees of gimmickry, but in addition, the town maintains a bathhouse that is free (under the terms of the treaty whereby a local Indian tribe ceded access to the spring in the 19th century) and open to the public during daylight hours.
- 1 Star Plunge, 115 Big Springs Dr, ☏ .
- 1 Las Fuentes, 530 Arapahoe St, ☏ . M-Sa 11A-2P, 5P-'closing'. Surprisingly good Mexican food, with a "New Mexican" slant; the "Maria," the house-special burrito, wouldn't be out of place in Santa Fe.
- 1 Best Western Plaza Hotel, 116 E. Park St, ☏ , fax: . Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. An historic hotel on the grounds of the state park, renovated and merged into the Best Western chain. A small spa/hot tub (no aeration) draws waters from the spring. Not a large place (36 rooms), so if you're interested in it, be sure to reserve, or at least inquire, in advance. Complimentary full breakfast.
- 1 Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital, 150 E Arapahoe Street (The Emergency Room entrance is off of Buffalo Street.), ☏ , toll-free: , fax: , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. 24 hours. Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital has an emergency room staffed by a physician 24-hours a day.
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