Visit our exceptional neighbor towns that are only a short distance away for day trips.
The nearest one, only 10 miles away, is beautiful Big Horn. It is home to great places like the Powder Horn Golf Club, Big Horn Polo Fields, The Brinton Museum, and also has the back entrance into the Big Horn Mountains via Red Grade Road. The quaint town of Dayton has a welcome sign as one enters that reads, “Dayton, A Little Slice of Heaven” and is the gateway to U.S. Highway 14 which enters the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains.
The serene wooded community of Story is a quick 20 minute drive south of Sheridan, and there is breathtaking UCross which lies 27 miles southeast of Sheridan.
The town of Ranchester is located 9 miles south of the Montana border beneath a panoramic central view of the Bighorn Mountains. U.S. Highway 14 west of Ranchester leads to the mountains and onward to Yellowstone National Park. The county seat of Sheridan lies just 12 miles to the south.
The unincorporated community of Story is just 20 minutes south of Sheridan, but worlds apart from the “busyness” of the city. Nestled in the pines between North and South Piney Creeks, this wooded bedroom community has long been a favorite summer retreat of locals and visitors alike. Abundant wildlife and peaceful scenery are a part of everyday life in Story.
The Ucross Foundation opened its doors in 1983. The Foundation is located 27 miles southeast of Sheridan. The facilities are located on a 20,000-acre working cattle ranch. Approximately 100 residents are selected each year in a highly competitive application process.