Legends, lore & a few true stories for good measure.
In Nebraska, it all seems larger than life—even the things that really happened. This is where dinosaurs once roamed, where Native Americans hunted bison that thundered across the plains, where homesteaders faced the unknown as they chased their dreams west along the Oregon Trail. If it all seems incredible, it's because it is.
You've probably already made your bucket list—Nebraska's just that kind of place. The tribes; the trails; the natural wonders that grabbed their attention the same way they grab yours. We've preserved our history—in museums, forts, mansions, sod houses, earth houses; sometimes in nothing but solemn markers on wide-open plains. But we can promise you this: make your own trail to Nebraska's historic sites and those stories that once seemed larger-than-life become real.