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Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming

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Just off of I-80 in Laramie, Wyoming is a peculiar site. Is it a ghost town? An old west town? Or is it…a gas station? It’s actually the Gunslinger 66 (otherwise known as Tumbleweed Gas Station Town).

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The Gunslinger 66 is a Phillips 66 gas station in Laramie, Wyoming. It was a fully functional gas station along with convenience store that was a convenient and fun stop right off the highway.

Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming | Wyoming Roadside Attractions

A building to the side of the actual gas station, dubbed Tumbleweed Town, is dressed in a facade of an old west town’s main street. With dilapidated wooden siding decorated with signs declaring “General Store,” “Hotel,” “Dry Skull Saloon,” “Territorial Bank,” “Livery,” and “Stable.”

Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming | Wyoming Roadside Attractions

Another building, closer to the pumps, was a mini-mart called Gunslinger 66. Among traditional gas station shop wares, like coffee and candy bars, there were souvenirs and displays of animal heads and Old West artifacts.

Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming | Wyoming Roadside Attractions

Gunslinger 66 and Tumbleweed Gas Station Town have been around since at least the 1970s. Unfortunately, when I stopped by in 2019 Tumbleweed wasn’t the only ghost town: the gas station pumps and convenience store were closed. According to some reviews on Yelp, people had been complaining of slow pumps and dirty bathrooms.

Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming | Wyoming Roadside Attractions

Now that the gas station is closed, the fate of Tumbleweed is rolling in the wind. What will happen to this Wyoming roadside attraction in the future? Only time will tell.

Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming | Wyoming Roadside Attractions

If you’re taking a Wyoming road trip on I-80 be sure to also stop at these other pit stops and roadside attractions along the way: Little America Travel Center, the Sinclair Gas Station Dinosaur in Sinclair, and Buford, the Smallest Town in America.

Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming | Wyoming Roadside Attractions
Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming | Wyoming Roadside Attractions
Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming | Wyoming Roadside Attractions
Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming | Wyoming Roadside Attractions
Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town in Laramie, Wyoming | Wyoming Roadside Attractions

Gunslinger 66: Tumbleweed Gas Station Town

Location: Phillips 66, 400 S. Adams St., Laramie, WY
Cost: Free to See
Hours: Always Visible, Gas Station Closed


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Off of I-80 in Laramie, Wyoming is he Gunslinger 66 and Tumbleweed Gas Station Town. Is it a ghost town? An old west town? Or is it…a gas station? Visit this weird roadside attraction on a Wyoming road trip or vacation and add it to your travel bucket list and itinerary to see while driving to Yellowstone National Park or through any of the state's beautiful landscape.
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Off of I-80 in Laramie, Wyoming is he Gunslinger 66 and Tumbleweed Gas Station Town. Is it a ghost town? An old west town? Or is it…a gas station? Visit this weird roadside attraction on a Wyoming road trip or vacation and add it to your travel bucket list and itinerary to see while driving to Yellowstone National Park or through any of the state’s beautiful landscape.
Val

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited over 300 roadside attractions across 31 states and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!

Val also blogs about her life, travels, and cats on her personal blog, Choosing Figs.

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