North Platte – Just north enough

The excitement of the Old West, the beauty of nature, the immensity of the non-stop operation at Union Pacific Railroad’s Bailey Yard, the heartwarming story of the North Platte World War II Canteen. You’ll find all this and more in North Platte. What better place to experience all the thrills of rodeo than where it first began with Buffalo Bill’s Old Glory Blowout in 1882? NEBRASKAland DAYS keeps the tradition alive with the annual Buffalo Bill Rodeo. Explore our western heritage at the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park and the Lincoln County Historical Museum. All of the action at the largest rail yard in the world can be seen from the unparalleled view at the Golden Spike Tower. For more go to