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Little America is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.

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Little America is located 150 miles east of Salt Lake City, 300 miles west of Cheyenne and a few hours from Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Conveniently located off Interstate 80.

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Little America is only accessible from I-80 exit 68. All state and local roads are dirt washboard roads and/or blocked. For road conditions, call 888-WYO-ROAD (996-7623).

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National Parks Six National Parks grace the landscape and enliven the mind near Little America. Two National Parks, two National Monuments, one National Recreation Area and one National Memorial Parkway. All are within 275 miles from Little America. Additionally, four National Historic Trails (Mormon Pioneer, Oregon, California & Pony Express) wind their way within a few miles of the hotel.

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, named by Major John Wesley Powell in 1869, has over 300 miles of shoreline, boat ramps, full service lodges and

marinas, in short it is an aquatic paradise. Fishing, motor boating, sailing, swimming, windsurfing, water skiing and scuba diving are among the lake's popular recreation activities. For additional information about the lake and its activities, visit the Flaming Gorge page on the USDA Forest Service website.

Fossil Butte and Dinosaur National Monuments are two of the richest fossil localities in the world, providing scientists with invaluable insights into our planet's past. Additionally there are plenty of other activities in both parks to pike anyone's interests, including river rafting, hiking, fishing and bird watching.

Grand Teton National Park, John D. Rockefeller National Parkway and Yellowstone National Park (the world's first National Park) all celebrate the varied geological wonders of Wyoming. From mountain hiking to geyser watching, these three parks have nearly every outdoor activity known to man.

The variety of landscapes and activities between the parks is sure to please everyone. For more information about the parks, visit the Wyoming, Utah and National Historic Trail pages on the National Park Service website.

State Parks There are 12 State Parks, 12 State Historic Sites and nine State Monuments and Markers in Wyoming. Two State Parks and five State Historic Sites, Monuments or Markers are within 153 miles of Little America.

Both State Parks are open year-round (with some facility restrictions). Sinks Canyon offers summer camping and educational programs. During the winter, Sinks Canyon is only open during daylight hours to hikers, fishermen etc. All of the State Historic Sites are open year-round (with some facility restrictions).

Southwestern Wyoming's diverse collection of State Parks is sure to please. For more information about these and other Wyoming State Parks, visit the Wyoming Division of State Parks & Historic Sites website.

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Flaming Gorge Days "Southwest Wyoming's Weekend of Fun" is truly the best way to spend the start of those hot summer days. Compete in the golf tournament, watch the parade, play in the 3 on 3 basketball tournament, or participate in any of the many other activities planned each year for the end of June. For additional information about Flaming Gorge Days, visit their website.

Skiing From some of the top terrain parks in the nation to great tubing parks, Wyoming's ski resorts have it all. Four resorts are within 230 miles of Little America, three of which are in the world famous Jackson Hole area. In addition to great skiing, boarding, tubing and snowshoeing during the winter, all the resorts offer great summer activities also. Such as mountain biking & hiking trails, alpine slides, and water sports. For additional information about the ski resorts close by Little America, visit Wyoming Ski Resorts and Big Horn Ski Resort.

Museums You won't be asking what to see, but which one to see. From the cultural to the historical, Southwestern Wyoming is sure to have a museum that will pique anyone's interest. Being one of the key states in the westward expansion of the nation, Wyoming has plenty of historical sites of national importance. Did you also know that Kemmerer, Wyoming is the birth place of JCPenney? Or that Wyoming's Sweetwater county is the Trona Capital of the World? Wyoming is also home to many arts councils, including the Pinedale Fine Arts Council. Enjoy a Shakespeare Festival, dance to the music of your favorite band in one of the many concerts or take in a play. For more information about museums and arts events around Little America, visit the Museums page on the Wyoming State Historical Society website, the Pinedale Fine Arts Council website, or the Calendar of Events page on the Green River Chamber of Commerce website.

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Shopping No matter which city or town you decide to stop in nearby, you are sure to find a wide selection of great shops. From souvenirs to the everyday stuff, and from nationally owned chains to hometown favorites, Southwestern Wyoming's shops carry it all. The White Mountain Mall in Rock Springs is open seven days a week and houses over 50 stores; including Hallmark, Maurices, B. Dalton, EB Games, Vanity and JCPenney; a food court; a full-service restaurant; and a movie theater. For more information about the White Mountain Mall, visit their website at

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The Dining Room The Dining Room is our premiere dining choice, featuring such favorites as salmon and t-bones. Complete with fine salads and delightful, fresh baked pastries and desserts, the Dining Room provides the ambiance and fine dining you’ve come to love about Little America. We also offer a take-out option. Reservations for large parties are recommended, please call (307) 872-2668

Coffee Shop A charming menu of traditional favorites at a reasonable price and a casual 1950's ambience; it's no wonder the Coffee Shop at Little America is such a popular dining choice. We serve breakfast all day long and our lunch and dinner specials are all prepared with the home-style attention that satisfied patrons and guests have enjoyed for years. You can even enjoy our food on the road with our take-out option, and don't forget about our famous 50¢ ice cream cones! There’s simply no place like it. Reservations for large parties are recommended, please call (307) 872-2668

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The Lounge Relax and enjoy a cold beer, a glass of wine or a cocktail while you watch the big game on our large screen television. Cool drinks and a big-screen TV, make our lounge a great place to party. Please call (307) 872-2668 for our daily specials

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Little America Wyoming There's no place quite like Little America, Wyoming. Since opening our doors over 60 years ago, the Little America Hotel & Travel Center has been a welcome oasis for weary travelers from all over the globe. Whether it is spending time in one of our 140 guest rooms or just taking a stroll through our tree-shaded grounds, you can feel the Little America difference. We are located just 150 miles east of Salt Lake City, 300 miles west of Cheyenne and a few hours from Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Making Little America a convenient, four-season haven for today's weary travelers and adventurers. For Reservations Call 888-652-9042


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Routes through Little America
Salt Lake CityEvanston  W noframe E  Green RiverRock Springs
PocatelloKemmerer  W noframe E  Green RiverRock Springs

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