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Top FREE Things to do
America’s 20th Century Veterans Memorial

2811 S. Jeffers, North Platte, NE
Category: Monument
Phone:
Website
The five major conflicts of the 20th century (World Wars I and II, Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm) are depicted in a fifteen foot tall brick bas-relief mural. Memorial is free and open 24/7.

The five major armed forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard) as well as the volunteers of the North Platte Canteen are memorialized by larger than life bronze statues….more
Art and Gift Gallery

516 N. Dewey St., North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Gallery
Phone: 308-534-1946
Website
The Art and Gift Gallery features everything from pastels to photography, ceramics to woodcarving and everything in between

Five galleries of top-notch local art work will keep you occupied for a few hours… or all afternoon!…more
Bike or Walk the Trails

1300 S. McDonald Road, North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Recreation
Phone: 308-535-6772
Website
Another fun trail is the one circling Veterans Memorial Park just south of I80.

Starting at the North Platte Recreation Center or a number of other locations, you can enjoy one of North Platte’s great off-road hike and bike trails….more
Cody Park Railroad Museum

1402 N. Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Kids / Family
Phone: 308-535-6719
Website
Rail cars filled with railroad memorabilia and a restored Union Pacific Depot.

Climb on a Challenger Steam locomotive and a 6900 Series Diesel Locomotive,…more
Feed the animals in Cody Park

1402 N. Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Kids / Family
Phone: 308-535-6718
Website
Bring your own bread, popcorn or other suitable food or you can purchase hands-full of food from vending machines.

Take a walk around the park to feed geese, peacocks, llamas, donkeys, deer, elk and many other critters….more
Fort Cody Trading Post

221 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE 61910
Category: Souviner Shop
Phone: 308-532-0801
Website
Included is a 20,000 piece hand-carved miniature replica of the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show.

Named America’s Kitchiest Roadside Attraction, Fort Cody is also the home of a wonderful Old West Museum….more
Fort McPherson National Cemetery

12004 S. Spur 56A – Maxwell, NE 69151
Category: Monument
Phone:
Website
Established in 1863, the original fort provided protection for the westward trails and the building of the railroad. On March 3, 1873, the Fort McPherson National Cemetery was established, and the remains resting in 23 frontier forts were reinterred here.

Nebraska’s only National Cemetery, Fort McPherson is the final resting place of veterans of the Spanish American War, Indian Wars, World Wars I and II, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf War and Iraq. Download a copy of the self-guided tour of the historic burials on the website….more
Geocaching

North Platte, Nebraska
Category: Recreation
Phone:
Website
You can get started by downloading a free app to your android phone! What are you waiting for? Start treasure hunting!

A quick search of the geocaching.com website for North Platte shows more than 1,200 caches!…more
Grain Bin Antique Town

10641 S. Old Highway 83 Road, North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Birding
Phone: 308-539-7401
Website
You just might find a treasure in one of the fifteen repurposed grain bins that you can’t do without.

Oh yes… it’s free. But you might want to take you check book along just in case!…more
Historical Trails

North Platte, Nebraska
Category: Recreation
Phone:
Website
Several of the sites, including the Mormon Trail ruts north of Sutherland and the Oregon Trail ruts at the Sutherland I-80 eastbound rest area feature remnants of these historic trails.

The Platte River Valley offers many historic sites associated with the westward trails. You can explore these historic sites in a fun and relaxing afternoon drive….more
Memorial Park Splash Pad

East 4th Street, North Platte, NE
Category: Birding
Phone:
Website
The zero-depth attraction will help kids of all ages keep their cool!

North Platte’s kid-friendly Splash Pad is a popular place during the long hot summer days….more
The Gardens at West Central Research and Extension Center

402 West State Farm Road, North Platte, NE
Category: Recreation
Phone: (308) 696-6740
Website
The gardens are open spring-summer-winter and feature many native plant species.

Penstemon digitalis “Husker Red,” developed by Dale Lindgren at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln West Central Research and Extension Center….more
Tube down the North Platte River

1402 N. Jeffers St., North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Birding
Phone:
The trip will take a couple of hours. Make sure to tube responsibly and have someone at the end to pick you up!

Starting at the boat launch in Cody Park, float your tubes down the river to the bridge at Highway 30….more

virtualtour

yard cam updated
Cody Go Karts

Fun for the whole family! Mini Golf, Water Slides, Go-Karts
Lincoln County Historical Museum

Home of the North Platte World War II Canteen
North Platte Comfort Inn

Clean, quiet, comfortable rooms
NORTH PLATTE LINKS

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Things to Do
Calendar
Sleep
Eat
Groups
Meetings
Contact
Industry

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Hershey
Maxwell
Sutherland
Wallace
Wellfleet

THINGS TO DO

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Shopping

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Group Tours
LIVE Bailey Yard Web Cam
Map

VISITOR’S CENTER

101 Halligan Dr.

North Platte, NE 69101

308-532-4729

800-955-4528

Memorial Day weekend through September

M-F 8 am – 6 pm

Sat 9 am – 6 pm

Sun 10 am – 4 pm

October 1 to Memorial Day

M-F 8 am – 5 pm

Sat 10 am – 4 pm

info@visitnorthplatte.com
North Platte
© 2015 North Platte Inc.
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Home
Things to Do
Calendar
Sleep
Eat
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About
Contact

North Platte
Cody Park 023-Linda Knepp
Top FREE Things to do
America’s 20th Century Veterans Memorial

2811 S. Jeffers, North Platte, NE
Category: Monument
Phone:
Website
The five major conflicts of the 20th century (World Wars I and II, Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm) are depicted in a fifteen foot tall brick bas-relief mural. Memorial is free and open 24/7.

The five major armed forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard) as well as the volunteers of the North Platte Canteen are memorialized by larger than life bronze statues….more
Art and Gift Gallery

516 N. Dewey St., North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Gallery
Phone: 308-534-1946
Website
The Art and Gift Gallery features everything from pastels to photography, ceramics to woodcarving and everything in between

Five galleries of top-notch local art work will keep you occupied for a few hours… or all afternoon!…more
Bike or Walk the Trails

1300 S. McDonald Road, North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Recreation
Phone: 308-535-6772
Website
Another fun trail is the one circling Veterans Memorial Park just south of I80.

Starting at the North Platte Recreation Center or a number of other locations, you can enjoy one of North Platte’s great off-road hike and bike trails….more
Cody Park Railroad Museum

1402 N. Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Kids / Family
Phone: 308-535-6719
Website
Rail cars filled with railroad memorabilia and a restored Union Pacific Depot.

Climb on a Challenger Steam locomotive and a 6900 Series Diesel Locomotive,…more
Feed the animals in Cody Park

1402 N. Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Kids / Family
Phone: 308-535-6718
Website
Bring your own bread, popcorn or other suitable food or you can purchase hands-full of food from vending machines.

Take a walk around the park to feed geese, peacocks, llamas, donkeys, deer, elk and many other critters….more
Fort Cody Trading Post

221 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE 61910
Category: Souviner Shop
Phone: 308-532-0801
Website
Included is a 20,000 piece hand-carved miniature replica of the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show.

Named America’s Kitchiest Roadside Attraction, Fort Cody is also the home of a wonderful Old West Museum….more
Fort McPherson National Cemetery

12004 S. Spur 56A – Maxwell, NE 69151
Category: Monument
Phone:
Website
Established in 1863, the original fort provided protection for the westward trails and the building of the railroad. On March 3, 1873, the Fort McPherson National Cemetery was established, and the remains resting in 23 frontier forts were reinterred here.

Nebraska’s only National Cemetery, Fort McPherson is the final resting place of veterans of the Spanish American War, Indian Wars, World Wars I and II, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf War and Iraq. Download a copy of the self-guided tour of the historic burials on the website….more
Geocaching

North Platte, Nebraska
Category: Recreation
Phone:
Website
You can get started by downloading a free app to your android phone! What are you waiting for? Start treasure hunting!

A quick search of the geocaching.com website for North Platte shows more than 1,200 caches!…more
Grain Bin Antique Town

10641 S. Old Highway 83 Road, North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Birding
Phone: 308-539-7401
Website
You just might find a treasure in one of the fifteen repurposed grain bins that you can’t do without.

Oh yes… it’s free. But you might want to take you check book along just in case!…more
Historical Trails

North Platte, Nebraska
Category: Recreation
Phone:
Website
Several of the sites, including the Mormon Trail ruts north of Sutherland and the Oregon Trail ruts at the Sutherland I-80 eastbound rest area feature remnants of these historic trails.

The Platte River Valley offers many historic sites associated with the westward trails. You can explore these historic sites in a fun and relaxing afternoon drive….more
Memorial Park Splash Pad

East 4th Street, North Platte, NE
Category: Birding
Phone:
Website
The zero-depth attraction will help kids of all ages keep their cool!

North Platte’s kid-friendly Splash Pad is a popular place during the long hot summer days….more
The Gardens at West Central Research and Extension Center

402 West State Farm Road, North Platte, NE
Category: Recreation
Phone: (308) 696-6740
Website
The gardens are open spring-summer-winter and feature many native plant species.

Penstemon digitalis “Husker Red,” developed by Dale Lindgren at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln West Central Research and Extension Center….more
Tube down the North Platte River

1402 N. Jeffers St., North Platte, NE 69101
Category: Birding
Phone:
The trip will take a couple of hours. Make sure to tube responsibly and have someone at the end to pick you up!

Starting at the boat launch in Cody Park, float your tubes down the river to the bridge at Highway 30….more

virtualtour

yard cam updated
Cody Go Karts

Fun for the whole family! Mini Golf, Water Slides, Go-Karts
Lincoln County Historical Museum

Home of the North Platte World War II Canteen
North Platte Comfort Inn

Clean, quiet, comfortable rooms
NORTH PLATTE LINKS

Home
Things to Do
Calendar
Sleep
Eat
Groups
Meetings
Contact
Industry

COMMUNITIES

Hershey
Maxwell
Sutherland
Wallace
Wellfleet

THINGS TO DO

Attractions
Events
Recreation
Shopping

MORE LINKS

Group Tours
LIVE Bailey Yard Web Cam
Map

VISITOR’S CENTER

101 Halligan Dr.

North Platte, NE 69101

308-532-4729

800-955-4528

Memorial Day weekend through September

M-F 8 am – 6 pm

Sat 9 am – 6 pm

Sun 10 am – 4 pm

October 1 to Memorial Day

M-F 8 am – 5 pm

Sat 10 am – 4 pm

info@visitnorthplatte.com
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    About.com offers expert, quality information that helps people find solutions to daily needs.
    Nebraska History and Activity Books
    homeschooling.about.com
    If you want an in-depth portrait of a state, you have to look beyond the basic facts. Portrait of America fills in the facts of history, economy, and culture with vignettes of individual residents, special events, and featured industries. 48 pages, grades 3-12. More »
    Kansas-Nebraska Act – 1854 Bill on Slavery Championed by Stephen Douglas
    history1800s.about.com
    As the United States was being torn apart in the 1850s over the issue of slavery , the Kansas-Nebraska Act was devised as a compromise. New states to the north of it would be “free states,” and new states to the south of the line would be “slave states.” But Lincoln, who had known and sparred in I… More »
    Nebraska State Unit Study – Geography, State Symbols & Facts
    homeschooling.about.com
    These state unit studies are designed to help children learn the geography of the United States and learn factual information about every state. Print the State Information Sheet and fill in the information as you find it. State Capital What is the capital? More »
    The Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals of Nebraska
    dinosaurs.about.com
    More about the Woolly Mammoth One of the strangest mammals ever to be discovered in Nebraska, Palaeocastor was a prehistoric beaver that didn’t build dams–rather, this tiny, furry animal burrowed seven or eight feet into the ground with its oversized front teeth. More of these ancient ungulates ha… More »
    Nebraska Genealogy & Family History – About Genealogy
    genealogy.about.com
    Explore Nebraska genealogy and family history resources, including free online Nebraska genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your … More »
    Nebraska State Tree – Cottonwood
    homeschooling.about.com
    The Cottonwood (Populus deltoides marsh) became Nebraska ‘s state tree in 1972. The cottonwood was chosen because many Nebraska elm trees had been killed by Dutch elm disease and because the cottonwood often is associated with pioneer Nebraska. Several famous early landmarks were cottonwood trees … More »
    Nebraska Fast Facts
    americanhistory.about.com
    Want to learn more about Nebraska? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Nebraska, and key events in state… More »
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