Wyoming is my second-favorite state, after California (if I had to choose).
It's very special to me. My family have been going out there, for many years by car from Kansas City and St Louis, and more recently by plane from all over the country, since 1989.
My grandparents were looking for a way to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a trip with the whole family, and chose a dude ranch near Encampment. Everyone loved the place so much that we came back in 1990 - and 1991, 1992, 1993, and so on...
As of 2017, we still make the trek. My grandfather isn't with us anymore, but we go with my grandma and many many grandkids, spouses, and great-grandkids.
The photo here, however, is from a better-known Wyoming spot: Yellowstone.