On your next ride through the Equality State, don’t miss this ride from Casper to the Tetons in Wyoming. Riding straight through takes about five hours, but if you aren’t in a hurry, stretch your itinerary to include an overnight stay so you have time to take in the sights. The area teems with wildlife, and you’ll ride from flat plains up into the Rocky Mountains.
The 285-Mile Route to Grand Teton National Park
Starting in Casper, WY, head west on US Highway 20 to Shoshoni. Merge onto US Hwy 26 to head south toward Riverton. You may want to take a break from riding in Riverton, which marks approximately 120 miles into your journey. The city offers several restaurants and diners, as well as a few large hotel chains.
When you continue on your way from Riverton, take US-26 West (E. Main Street) approximately 78 miles to Moran. In Moran, keep left to merge onto US Hwy 191 to Jackson, approximately 85 miles south. When you arrive in Jackson, don’t miss your chance to explore the Grand Teton National Forest and other nearby attractions after your ride from Casper to the Tetons in Wyoming.
What To See Along the Way in Wyoming
Before leaving Casper, be sure you visit the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center to learn more about the history of wagon trails as settlers traversed the area. Or check out the Tate Geological Museum at Casper College to learn about paleontological finds, geological formations, and gemstone identification.
In Riverton, don’t miss a visit to the Wind River Heritage Center to see taxidermy examples of wildlife historically found throughout the region, as well as a wax museum displaying pioneer life and more to honor Wyoming’s history of trapping.
Learn more about the area’s history in uranium mining, Native American history, and settlement history at the Riverton Museum.
In Dubois, check out the National Museum of Military Vehicles to see tanks, artillery, and amphibious vehicles. In Moose, WY, stop at the Mormon Row Historic District to see historical settler homes built in the 1890s.
As you approach Jackson, visit the National Museum of Wildlife Art to see sculptures, paintings, mixed media, and photographs depicting local wildlife found across the region. Visit Miller Cabin to see the home of Robert E. Miller, the first supervisor of the Grand Teton National Forest. The National Register of Historic Places added the cabin to its registry in 1969.
Where To Stop To Re-Fuel (for You and Your Bike)
When you hit the road in Casper, stop for breakfast at Eggington’s for traditional breakfast favorites. If you’re staying in Casper a few days before hitting the road again, grab lunch or dinner at Bosco’s Italian Restaurant, Sweet Zoey Middle Eastern Restaurant and Coffee Shop, or Pho Saigon for Vietnamese dishes.
In Riverton, visit Thai Chef 2 for classic Thai food like coconut-based curries, Pad Thai, and spicy soups. You may enjoy the Roasted Bean & Cuisine for coffee, sandwiches, and grilled entrees. You can’t miss the Trailhead Restaurant for hearty portions and breakfast all day.
In Jackson, find any kind of cuisine you like with Polish and Italian comfort food at Miazga’s Restaurant, barbecue and pies at Bubba’s Bar-B-Que Restaurant, and Lebanese at FIGS.
Find fuel in any of the major towns on your route and be sure to fill up when you can, as some of the smaller towns don’t have gas stations open 24 hours.
Contact Law Tigers for Legal Help With a Motorcycle Case in Wyoming
Enjoy the wildlife and scenery on this trip from Casper to the Tetons in Wyoming. If you need legal help with a motorcycle accident case, call Law Tigers at 1-888-863-7216.