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A city in and the county seat of Park County in the US state of Wyoming, Cody is named after William Frederick Cody, better known as Buffalo Bill, for his role in the creation of this city. Cody is famous as the "wildest way into Yellowstone" as it is located just 50 miles from the east center of the Yellowstone national Park. In the city, visitors can experience the west with the attractions including nightly rodeos, cowboy music, gun fight re-enactments, and the world-class Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Formerly known as the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Buffalo Bill Center of the West is a complex of five museums and a research library boasting art and artifacts of the American West. These five museums include the Buffalo Bill Museum, the Whitney Western Art Museum, the Cody Firearms Museum, the Draper Natural History Museum, and the Plains Indians Museum. It is one of the most remarkable museums of the United States of America and the oldest and most comprehensive museum complex of the American West.
Yellowstone National Park
Having its east center at a distance of around 50 miles from Cody, Yellowstone National Park is a national park located primarily in the US state of Wyoming. This national park also extends into Idaho and Montana. The park is famous for its wildlife and its numerous geothermal features, especially Old Faithful Geyser. Yellowstone National Park boasts several types of ecosystems, most abundant of which is the subalpine forest. The park is home to more than 1700 species of trees and other vascular plants and almost 60 species of mammal. Some of the major wildlife species in the park are grizzly bears, gray wolf, white-tailed deer, mountain goat, elk, mule deer, moose, and more.
Cody Stampede Rodeo
Cody is known as the "rodeo capital of the world" and Cody Stampede Rodeo is one of the most famous rodeos in the city. If a tourist is traveling to Cody from July 1 to July 4, he/she can enjoy 4 days of action-packed rodeo entertainment, food booths, craft fair, and daily parades. In addition to this, Cody is also home to a plethora of other excellent rodeos that are held at different times in a year. Some of the most famous rodeos in the city are Cody Nite Rodeo, Cody/Yellowstone Xtreme Bulls Event, and Wrangler Champions Challenge.