Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Harold Warp’s Pioneer Village
Harold Warp’s Pioneer Village has pioneer memorabilia, horse drawn covered wagon rides and craft work demonstrations. Tour Buffalo Bill Cody’s ranch house, enjoy trail rides or chow down on buffalo stew in the buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park. In Hastings, which lies near the junction of US 34 and Highway 281, you will find the Hostings Museum of Natural and Cultural History, which includes a planetarium and exhibits on natural history and frontier days.
Fort Kearney State Historical Park has a recreated stockade and interpretive exhibits detailing the role of the outpost on the frontier. Great Platte River Road Archway Monument – As travelers approach Exit 272 on I-80 near Kearney, they will see what appears to be a huge log fort spanning the interstate. Reaching eight stories and modeled after nearby For Kearney, this interactive museum honors those who traveled this route throughout history, including Native Americans, Mormons and railroad workers.