Legacy of the Plains wishes to thank our partners in welcoming visitors to western Nebraska.
Gering Convention & Visitors Bureau
Gering sits amidst natural scenic beauty with a population of 7,800 residents. We offer the perfect combination of ambiance and history, with the best of modern facilities and services. No matter what brings you here, you’ll find a lot to your liking.
Scotts Bluff County Tourism
Two towering landmarks show the way. Scotts Bluff National Monument and Chimney Rock stand silent guard over the Westward Migration Trails for you, just as they did for the thousands before you.Touch the history (and have some fun on the way) in Nebraska’s Landmark Country.
Western Nebraska Tourism Coalition
Ever stood at the base of a 70-foot-tall waterfall? Faced the fierce choppers of the long-extinct oreodont? Looking to water ski, bike Brady or ride the Niobrara River Ranch Trail? All this and more to explore when you visit Western Nebraska.
Kimball County Tourism
Amazing sunrises and sunsets; wide-open spaces and endless skies – these are what you will experience in Western Nebraska. Clean air and water, friendly people and a small-town atmosphere are yours to enjoy in Kimball-Banner Counties.
Morrill County Tourism
Morrill County is a hidden treasure trove of Amerian Pioneer history. Come see the famous Chimney Rock, Courthouse and Jail Rock, research history at Pioneer Trails Museum and Bayard Depot Museum, and discover the diversity found in Morrill County.
Nebraska Tourism Commission
Great road trips are meant to be shared. And whether you’re looking for an exciting family vacation or a relaxing getaway with that special someone, Nebraska is the perfect destination.
Other Platte Valley Attractions
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Directly adjacent to Legacy of the Plains, this National Park unit features spectacular panoramas and Oregon Trail history.
Chimney Rock NHS
A geologic marvel that guided travelers on the Oregon Trail.
Fort Laramie NHS
Once a fur trading post, later a military fort and Pony Express station, Fort Laramie played an indispensable role in the settling of the West.
Prime swimming, boating, fishing, and water sports on Nebraska’s largest lake.
Riverside Discovery Center
Western Nebraska’s only zoo features interactive landscapes and experiential learning.
Wildcat Hills State Park
Trails, picnic areas, and a nature center in a unique landscape of scenic forests and buttes.
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
See ancient animal fossils, pioneer artifacts, and native American mementos.
Barn Anew B&B
A charming, beautifully renovated 100-year-old barn for lodgings and special events.
Banner County Museum
See how some of our ancestors lived in the 1890s and early 1900s.
Compelling live performances, concerts, film series, and more in a historically-significant building listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
West Nebraska Arts Center
Art gallery featuring rotating shows, plus classes and a gift shop, in a former Carnegie Library building listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Lake Minatare State Recreation Area
Fishing, swimming, boating and an inland lighthouse—one of only 7 in America.
Victory Hill Farm
Family-owned goat dairy specializing in artisanal cheeses.
Bayard Depot Museum
Pioneer machinery, tools, quilts, schoolroom, and more.
History of settlement in Wyoming.
Nebraska State Historical Society
Mountain Plains Museum Association
American Association for State and Local History
National Pony Express Association
Nebraska Antique Farming Association
Organization of American Historians
Oregon-California Trails Association
Association for Living History, Farm, and Agricultural Museums
Wyoming State Historical Society
Scottsbluff-Gering Chamber of Commerce
Oregon Trail Community Foundation
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