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Seven American towns that look like something out of a Wild West movie

If you are a Wild West history buff and would like to immerse yourself in an experience that makes you feel like a cowboy from the past, then this photo gallery is for you.

Together we will discover seven American towns that look like something out of a Wild West movie, where the atmosphere, architecture, and attractions will make you feel like you've stepped back in time.

From the great plains of Texas to the Badlands of North Dakota, explore these unique towns and be transported on a breathtaking adventure. Browse through the photo gallery to relive the atmosphere of the old Wild West in these towns where time seems to stand still.

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Seven American towns that look like something out of a Wild West movie
If you are a Wild West history buff and would like to immerse yourself in an experience that makes you feel like a cowboy from the past, then this photo gallery is for you. Together we will discover seven American towns that look like something out of a Wild West movie, where the atmosphere, architecture and attractions will make you feel like you've stepped back in time. From the Great Plains of Texas to the Badlands of North Dakota, explore these unique towns and let us take you on a breathtaking adventure.
By Andrew Filer from Seattle (ex-Minneapolis) - Medora, North Dakota, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.
Medora, North Dakota
Medora, in North Dakota, offers the experience of the rugged wilderness of the Wild West. Highlights include Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, the outdoor Medora Musical and horseback riding through Badlands.
By Mark Fisher - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21848404
Fort Worth Stockyards, Texas
Fort Worth, known as the town "where the west begins," is famous for the Stockyards National Historic District, which offers saloon-style bars, leather goods and cowboy boot stores, weekly rodeos and more. The main attraction in the neighborhood is the cattle drive with real cowboys and Texas Longhorns, but there are also other places of interest such as the John Wayne museum and the hotel Drover, which offers rustic luxury rooms.
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Cody, Wyoming
Cody was founded in 1896 by the buffalo hunter William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, famous for his traveling show "Buffalo Bill's Wild West". The city's main attraction is Buffalo Bill Center of the West, consisting of five separate museums, while other recommended attractions are the Irma Hotel, Pahaska Tepee Resort, Old Trail Town and Cody Nite Rodeo, the longest-running night rodeo in the United States.
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Pioneertown, California
Pioneertown, located between the San Bernardino National Forest and Joshua Tree National Park, was founded in 1946 by a group of investors from Hollywood to create a functional movie set that resembled the Wild West of the 1880s. Today, the town is widely visited as a tourist attraction and has many storefronts and small stores run by locals selling handicrafts.
By Jeremy Keith - Flickr: Longhorn Restaurant, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?
Tombstone, Arizona
Tombstone, Arizona is the most beloved city by travel experts on the list. The city is famous for the infamous gunfight at the O.K. Corral in 1881 and offers many historical attractions such as Bird Cage Theatre and Boot Hill Graveyard, as well as shooting shows and tours of Good Enough Silver Mine.
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Bodie, California
Bodie is a ghost town in California near the Nevada border that was a thriving gold rush town in the 19th century until mining profits collapsed and many of the public facilities closed for good. Today, preserved as Bodie State Historic Park, it offers the opportunity for tours and walks. The town has been preserved in a state of "arrested decay," with the interiors purposely left intact.
By Lithistman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15753799
Dodge City, Kansas
Dodge City is a Wild West town famous for its wicked reputation and the presence of gunfighters and brothels. Among the attractions in the town it is suggested a visit to Fort Dodge and the Boot Hill Museum, as well as a tour of Longbranch Saloon and a look at the original location of the "Deadline".
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