These adventures will help you immerse yourself in Nebraska’s western heritage!
|Dusty Trails Stable and Outfitting |
Dusty Trails provides the opportunity for anyone to enjoy in the greater outdoor life that Nebraska has to offer. Dusty Trails offers horseback riding, horse-drawn wagons, canoeing, tanking, and tubing.
(308) 530-0048 DustyTrails.biz
2615 N Buffalo Bill Ave, North Platte, NE, United States
|Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park |
No one figure personifies the frontier spirit better than Col. William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, the West's most colorful showman, army scout and buffalo hunter. Visit his home and ranch perfectly preserved in North Platte. 1-308-535-8035, OutdoorNebraska.gov/BuffaloBillRanch
2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE, United States
|Lincoln County Historical Museum |
The Lincoln County Historical Museum helps you immerse yourself into the lives of our early pioneers. It also shares the incredible story of the North Platte World War II Canteen, which welcomed more than six million service men and women.
(308) 534-5640 LincolnCountyMuseum.org/
2403 North Buffalo Bill Avenue, North Platte, NE, United States
|Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center |
Experience North Platte's railroad heritage - that continues today as the home of the world's largest railroad classification yard - Union Pacific Railroad's Bailey Yard.
(308) 532-9920 GoldenSpikeTower.com
1249 N Homestead Rd, North Platte, NE, United States
|Cody Park Railroad Museum |
North Platte's Railroad heritage is celebrated in the Cody Park Railroad Museum with exhibits including a Challenger Steam Locomotive, 6900 Series Diesel Locomotive, and a Depot and rail cars filled with railroad memorabilia.
Cody Park Railroad Museum
2400 North Jeffers Street, North Platte, NE, United States
|Fort Cody Trading Post |
Fort Cody Trading Post is filled with history. An iconic roadside attraction recognized as the "kitschiest" place in America, you'll find a "Muffler Man" here, plus a 20,000 piece hand-carved miniature replica of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in the Old West Museum. Don't leave empty-handed from their incredible collection of souvenirs.
(308) 532-8081 FortCody.com
221 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE, United States
|Stones & Bones Gallery & Emporium |
A unique gallery of Native American art and artifacts, western and wildlife art and a premiere private collection of native stone age artifacts from rural western Nebraska.
(308) 530-8682 Stones and Bones
105 E 2nd St, Hershey, NE, United States
|Fort McPherson National Cemetery |
Fort McPherson was an important fort during the westward migration and the Indian Wars. The remains of soldiers from other western forts were reinterred here when those forts were decommissioned. A self-guided walking tour takes you to many historic graves.
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
12004 South Spur 56A Maxwell, NE