5 of the best places in Nebraska to find frontier and old west cowboy attractions, from historic homesteads to cowboy and fur trade museums to boot hill!
Hiking the Oregon Trail to the top of Windlass Hill provides a panorama of the Nebraska Platte Valley along with wagon ruts made by settlers 175+ years ago.
From the 16th century on, fur traders paddled the rivers, set up trading posts, and made alliances that changed history. Visitors can step back through time into that history at The Museum of the Fur Trade in Chadron, Nebraska.
Scotts Bluff National Monument is one of Nebraska’s historic places on the Oregon Trail–enjoy a day of hiking trails and exploring its living history.
Ogallala, Nebraska, is known as known as the state’s cowboy capital. Some of its legends are found in Boot Hill, the last resting place for some drovers.
Visit The Tangled Tumbleweed in Scottsbluff, NE, to try some great “small bites” along with fine wines & craft beers, & check out their gift shop.