View from Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
Scenic & Historic Byway
Lincoln Highway
400 miles / US 30 across the state
What’s your rush? Get off the interstate and experience the history of pioneers, cowboys and Pony Express riders—plus cultural and natural treasures—as you cross the entire state of Nebraska.
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Fort Sidney Museum Complex
Fort Sidney Museum Complex

What is now the Fort Sidney Museum Complex ceased operation in 1899, but its post commander’s home, barracks and magazine building remain. Visit to learn the history of Sidney’s days as a railroad town.

Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park

Pony Express rider, Civil War soldier, rancher and entertainer “Buffalo Bill” Cody moved into his North Platte “Mansion on the Prairie” in 1886. Tour his home and barn, full of memorabilia, at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park.

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha
Joslyn Art Museum

Visit Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum, noted for its Art of the American West Collection. Eye for watercolors and prints documenting early explorations of the state and works by iconic artists, including Frederic Remington.

Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge, Omaha
Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center

Take in one-of-a-kind views of the Omaha skyline and Missouri River from the 3,000-foot-long Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. Bonus: The bridge provides access to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center, nature trails and play areas.

Lincoln Highway Scenic & Historic Byway

Route Directions

From Blair:
24 miles west on US-30 to Fremont  •  49 miles west on US-30 to Columbus
63 miles west on US-30 to Grand Island  •  39 miles west on US-30 to Gibbon
13 miles west on US-30 to Kearney  •  41 miles west on US-30 to Lexington
19 miles west on US-30 to Cozad  •  13 miles west on US-30 to Gothenburg
37 miles west on US-30 to North Platte  •  34 miles west on US-30 to Paxton
21 miles west on US-30 to Ogallala  •  72 miles west on US-30 to Sidney
21 miles west on US-30 to Potter  •  21 miles west on US-30 to Kimball

Small-Town Stop: Fremont

This family friendly community is an ideal launch point for hiking, camping, waterskiing, fishing—even air-boating. And the historic downtown and regional mall offer shopping options from boutiques to brand names.

DO Swim, fish or picnic at Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area, with sandy beaches and 20 bodies of water.

SHOP Browse and select artful souvenirs at Gallery 92 West.

EAT Order the tender brisket and potato wedges loaded with beans and coleslaw at Huey’s Smokehouse BBQ.

STAY Take advantage of free WiFi and onsite dining at Baymont by Wyndham.

Huey's Smokehouse BBQ
Huey’s Smokehouse BBQ
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