From the Experts

The Great American Road Trip is Back!

North Platte is the perfect road trip destination! You can travel here on the historic Lincoln Highway, scenic Highway 83 or zoom right to us on Interstate 80!

While you’re here you can experience great attractions like the Golden Spike Tower, Fort Cody Trading Post, Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park and so much more! We have fun for every member of your family. You can even use North Platte as a hub for more far ranging adventures into the Nebraska Sandhills, coming back to the comfort of your home-away-from-home each night!

New and newly remodeled lodging, great local restaurants, a brewery (soon to be two!), winery and nearby distillery means added comfort and enjoyment for your trip.

But you don’t have to just take our word for it! Below are what the experts have to say! Travel writers and bloggers who have visited our destination and want to tell the world about it!

Nebraska at 150: Buffalo Bill’s Scouts Rest Ranch in North Platte

North Platte is proud of its Buffalo Bill legacy. The Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park is the crown jewel of all things Buffalo Bill in the region.

See more at: The Walking Tourists

Learning About the North Platte Canteen at the Lincoln County Museum

To write an epic novel, typical themes included are adventure, self-sacrifice, heroism and even a bit of romance. This tale includes them all and even has enough home cooking to keep foodies happy. The best part of all? The story is true. The North Platte canteen added such an interesting element to the World War 2 home front.

See more at: Odyssey Through Nebraska

Tanking is a Nebraska Thing

Tanking in Nebraska is something that I have had my eyes on for a few years. I recently experienced this true Nebraska experience and let me tell you, it is an over the top experience. Where else can you float down a river in a cattle tank and take in all the beauty that Nebraska has to offer?

See more at Travel With Sara

Viewing the World’s Largest Railroad Yard from the Golden Spike Tower in North Platte NE

The Golden Spike Tower is really just one of the many surprising things to do in Nebraska along I-80.

See more at: The Well Traveled Nebraskan

North Platte, Nebraska: How To Enjoy A Perfect Weekend

Located in West Central Nebraska, North Platte offers some experiences you won’t find anywhere else, from the opportunity to explore Buffalo Bill’s ranch to the fun of floating down a river in a stock tank.

See more at: The Travel Awaits