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Little America Hotel

2800 W Lincolnway, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001 USA

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Opens Tue 12p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair
  • Public
  • Wifi
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“Secluded on 80 beautiful acres”

In the midst of the vast Wyoming prairie, you'll find Little America Cheyenne: an 80-acre oasis of luxury and service, surrounded by beautifully groomed grounds, a nine-hole executive golf course and a heated, outdoor swimming pool.

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July 30, 2016

"Little America -- well-known to I-80 travelers as The World's Largest Gas Station -- was named after Admiral Byrd's camp on the South Pole. Opened in 1932 by S.M. Covey, the refueling stop along the Lincoln Highway grew to include scores of gas pumps, a hotel, restaurants and a post office.

The owners wanted Emperor the penguin to be its live mascot, but the penguin died on its way from Antarctica to Boston. Wanting to make the best of a bad deal, Little America had Emperor stuffed and shipped anyway.

You can visit the famous bird in a wide, wood-paneled hallway on the ground floor of the Little America hotel. He stands on a fake block of ice.

Emperor's glass case is inviolable; you'll never see this bird wearing a Santa's cap or a New Year's diaper. In the words of one Little America employee: "The management doesn't allow joviality with the penguin."

- See more at: http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/8448#sthash.2Y7Ycg9C.dpuf

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Little America Hotel

2800 W Lincolnway
Cheyenne, Wyoming
82001 USA


Closed Now
  • Tue - Fri: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Seating
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3 PM
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  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Safe Box
  • Restaurant
  • Childrens Area
  • Business Center
  • Luggage Storage
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Facility
  • All Day Front Desk
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Outdoor Activities
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