Unique Shopping, Dining and Lodging

Unique Shopping

Small towns with a lot of character and one-of-a-kind natural attractions like Thermopolis also tend to contain unique and eclectic shopping, dining and lodging. The specialty shops in Thermopolis are especially interesting. The White Horse Country Store at 180 Highway 20 South, for instance, has an in-house leather worker that fashions belts, purses, jackets and even chairs. Guess what they do at Wes Whipple’s Knife Forge? Yes, Wes and his staff forge some of the most beautiful and unique knives you’ll ever see. Here’s a shop you won’t find on Rodeo Drive – Lucy’s Sheep Camp where live sheep are shorn and the wool is spun, dyed and felted while you watch. Amble over to Merlin’s Hideout where you can watch the ancient art of tanning animal hides that are then turned into attractive and durable robes,clothing or accessories. Merlin specializes in tanning buffalo hides that are thick and luxuriously soft. Shoppers will also find antique shops, art galleries, unique gift shops and much, much more. Wonderful, locally-owned bistros, diners and restaurants are located throughout the town. From coffee and donuts to buffalo steaks and seafood, you won’t go hungry in Thermopolis. Please see a complete dining directory here. When the day is done and it’s time to get a good night’s sleep and re-charge for the next day’s adventure, you can “rest assured” Thermopolis can accommodate you with clean and comfortable lodging. With 10 hotels and 3 campgrounds in and around Thermopolis, you will be sure to sleep comfortably and affordably. Please see a complete lodging guide here.