Showcase North Platte

Enjoy a roundup of all the great attractions North Platte has to offer, whether you're spending a day, a weekend or longer!

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.

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A postcard from North Platte, NE

Two years ago, Steve and I stopped in North Platte for a couple days while on a road trip through the great state of Nebraska.

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Trained in North Platte

Imagine a town with the largest classification railroad yard in the world. Think of a place where the military trains roared through during World War II carrying six million servicemen. Volunteers offered all of these passengers food, coffee, and cigarettes at the depot’s canteen. Learn of a 1913 post office in that town being revived to become an art training center and gallery as well as a community meeting center. That town is North Platte, Nebraska.

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Old West Family Fun in Western & Central Nebraska

Technology continues to speed ahead, but there’s still an allure to wild west history and stories. North Platte, Nebraska played a big role in the westward movement when horses and trains ruled the roads. In fact, the Great Platte River Road was the main route followed by those heading west. Today, visitors can drive by vast fields of prairies and visit the world’s largest railway yard. Buffalo Bill and his Wild West Shows are still a big draw in these parts.

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