Plenty of Things to Keep You Busy in Gillette
Catch a live theatrical performance at the Cam-Plex, root for race car drivers at the Gillette Thunder Speedway or treat yourself to the orchestra sounds of the Powder River Symphony, all within minutes of the Country Inn & Suites. You can also hit the driving ranges and greens at either Bell Nob Golf Course or Gillette Golf Club. If you're feeling adventurous and are up for the drive, travel to Black Hills National Forest and Devils Tower National Monument, both about an hour away from the Country Inn & Suites.
Don't miss these nearby attractions:
- Black Hills National Forest (60 miles)
Plan a day trip to this national forest for hiking, rock climbing, fishing, horseback riding and more. Catch glimpses of wildlife and explore the canyons, lakes and streams throughout the forest.
Phone: +1 (605) 673-9200
- Cam-Plex (3 miles)
This multipurpose venue welcomes theater and music performances, sporting events, rodeos and other family-focused shows for year-round entertainment.
Phone: +1 (307) 682-0552
- CCSD Adventurarium/Science Center (1.5 miles)
Fun for all ages, this attraction features a number of hands-on exhibits plus displays where you can get up close to insects and reptiles. The center is open September to June.
Phone: +1 (307) 686-3821
- Devils Tower National Monument (61 miles)
Rising above the Black Hills plains, Devils Tower draws thousands of visitors for its unique rock formation that features parallel cracks, ideal for rock climbers. Take the ranger-led tour for a closer look at this unusual natural structure.
Phone: +1 (307) 467-5283
- Gillette Thunder Speedway (4.9 miles)
If you dig fast cars, then you won't want to miss a stop at this local 3.8-mile clay track speedway, which hosts a variety of races and auto shows throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (307) 682-8866
- Keyhole State Park (45 miles)
Pack a picnic lunch and head to this state park to watch for birds and wildlife. The kids will enjoy the on-site playground while you relax on your picnic blanket.
Phone: +1 (307) 756-3596
- Powder River Symphony (2.7 miles)
For a pleasant evening out, head to the Cam-Plex to hear the orchestral sounds of the Powder River Symphony.
Phone: +1 (307) 363-0041
- Rockpile Museum (2 miles)
An array of artifacts and photographs tells the story of the Old West and the role Campbell County played in the development of parts of Wyoming. The museum gets its name from the natural sandstone formation that was used as the landmark for cattle drives near Burlington Lake.
Phone: +1 (307) 682-5723
Nearby golf courses:
- Bell Nob Golf Course (5 miles)
Before taking on the 18-hole course, practice on the driving range, in the chipping area and on the two putting greens.
Phone: +1 (307) 686-7069
- Gillette Golf Club (0.9 miles)
This local golf course features seasonal tournaments, themed game nights and a nine-hole golf course.
Phone: +1 (307) 682-4774