Travel Bloggers Road Trips to North Platte

As many Travel Bloggers have found, 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!

Follow overland trails on the Great Platte River Road

The Great Platte River Road was the greatest migration route for Americans who yearned to conquer the West. Dreams of riches and/or hopes for religious freedom beckoned people to take the overland trails from to the western United States. An estimated 350,000 overland trail travelers took the route from 1841 through 1866, following the Oregon Trail or the Mormon Pioneer Trail. When you follow their footsteps, you’ll marvel at their fortitude and determination.

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If you’ve never done a Nebraska road trip, get ready for a hearty heartland welcome to a state chock-full of train lore and pioneer history. Add reasonable prices and cordial locals to the Nebraska mix and you’ve got a winning combination for a family vacation.

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Who needs Route 66? Nebraskans can get their kicks along the Lincoln Highway

Nebraska is one of the states chosen to host a portion of the Lincoln Highway – the first transcontinental highway in the United States. US Highway 30 runs the entire state, from Blair on the east side to past Sidney, near the Wyoming border.

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Road Trip Across Nebraska

Wild West fanatics, archaeologists, outdoor enthusiasts, and antique lovers beware. Nebraska’s hills, rivers, and plains are buried deep in all kinds of history, adventure, and well, quirky stuff. Big reasons right there that your family should take a road trip across Nebraska and back in time.

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11 Fantastic Towns to Explore Along Nebraska's Lincoln Highway

In Nebraska, the Lincoln Highway traverses more than 450 miles from Blair to Kimball. While it’s undergone changes over the years — originally including Omaha before being rerouted through Blair — today, the Lincoln Highway is home to interesting and historical attractions and delicious restaurants.

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8 Of Nebraska’s Most Endearing Small Towns

In Nebraska’s small towns and cities, you’ll enjoy friendly faces, good food, and intriguing attractions from the Panhandle to the Missouri River. Be prepared for inspiring history and fascinating geography and geology.

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Five Essential Cities To Visit In Nebraska

Though some may assume that Nebraska is home to little more than endless cornfields, this gem of the Great Plains offers a world of opportunity for those bold enough to visit. To gain some insight into the lengthy history of the Cornhusker State, there’s no shortage of fascinating cities to check out.

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