Travel Blogs from North Platte
Really impressive tour of the U.P. Yard in North Platte this morning. The Union Pacific Railroad has figured in so much Nebraska history. There have been so many people involved with the U.P. in Nebraska over the years. It has provided so much economic value to Nebraska. All of these factors made ...
... did, though). Swam for a while, came home and had dinner, and visited with the nice family from Quebec that was parked next to us. Both parents are teachers, and they had taken their 2 young sons on a 7-week tour of the US - from Oregon (and up to the Calgary Stampede), through Yellowstone, and they are ...
Nebraska did not affect me like Kansas, but the views and scenery were still better than I expected. Part of the Great Plains, the state is mostly rural with 90% of the towns having 3,000 or less people. Pretty typical, I think, for all this neck of the woods. I only went straight up through the middle ...
Today we drove 381 miles, 2/3 of them since 7:30 p.m, from awesome Hot Sulphur Springs, CO, to terrible North Platte, NE. Weather was partly cloudy with a high of 72 in the afternoon. At about 3p.m. The clouds rolled in threatening. It rained once and then it was just furious lightning. This low won't let us be.
More to come.
A very long day of driving followed our departure from Jackson. Down US 191 to I-90 and across southern Wyoming and half of Nebraska. Lots of farms and wind warnings. Finally we saw some windmills. You would think this would be an area filled with windmills for solar ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Bronco Inn North Platte
Other places to stay in North Platte
300 Holiday Frontage Rd., North Platte | 2 star motelfrom $118
220 Eugene Ave., North Platte | 1 star motelfrom $56
3201 S. Jeffers Street, North Platte | 1 star motelfrom $71
3102 South Jeffers, North Platte | 2 star motelfrom $57
1520 S Jeffers St, North Platte | 1 star motelfrom $54
602 E 4th Street, North Platte | Motelfrom $45