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Golden, Colorado

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave

The final resting place of American icon Buffalo Bill, and a museum that aids in telling his tale.
Cañon City, Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge

The highest bridge in America was built for an almost unnervingly small amount of money.
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
Chadron, Nebraska

Museum of the Fur Trade

This Great Plains museum pays tribute to both the prosperity and tragedy of the North American fur trade.
Lincoln, Nebraska

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall

This little gem of a museum is a hidden jewel filled with prehistoric treasures.
Red Cloud, Nebraska

Willa Cather Prairie

Over 600 acres of idyllic open grassland honor Nebraska’s georgic storyteller.
Taylor, Nebraska

The Villagers

This Nebraska town wants to double its population with plywood cut-outs of townsfolk.
Beatrice, Nebraska

Homestead National Monument

This was the first homestead registered after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act into law.
Royal, Nebraska

Ashfall Fossil Beds

When an ancient supervolcano erupted, some of Nebraska's prehistoric animals were forever preserved in ash.
Lincoln, Nebraska

Pioneers Park Pillars

Four ionic columns from the Treasury Department building ended up in a park in Nebraska.
Harrison, Nebraska

Fort Robinson State Park

Site of the 1879 Cheyenne Outbreak and the site where famed Sioux chief Crazy Horse met his fate.
Chadron, Nebraska

Nebraska National Forest

America's largest man-made forest was planted in an effort to bring back the past.
Omaha, Nebraska

Site of a Japanese Balloon Bomb Explosion

These experimental weapons brought World War II to Nebraska as well as 26 other U.S. states.
Lincoln, Nebraska

Nebraska State Capitol Mosaic Floor

An ornate Art Deco tile mosaic representing Nebraskan life, both modern and prehistoric.
Ogallala, Nebraska

Petrified Wood Gallery

A fascinating collection of art made from petrified wood and fossils by two octogenarian twin brothers.
Harrison, Nebraska

Hudson-Meng Bison Kill

A rancher expanding a natural spring for his cattle came up with bones – lots and lots of them.
Hastings, Nebraska

The Hastings Museum Kool-Aid Exhibit

The home for all things Kool-Aid offers everything except a chance to actually enjoy the drink.
Minden, Nebraska

Harold Warp's Pioneer Village

This replica small town lets visitors take a stroll through the story of progress in the U.S. via thousands of Americana artifacts.
Lincoln, Nebraska

National Museum of Roller Skating

The largest collection of historical roller skates in the world.
Harvard, Nebraska

Harvard Jail House

The two-cell building in Nebraska was briefly owned by a teenage boy and then a Hollywood dummy.
Omaha, Nebraska

Old Lincoln Highway in Omaha

A brick-paved former section of the historic coast-to-coast highway.
Pleasant Dale, Nebraska

Ruins of Prairie Peace Park

The abandoned remnants of a little sanctuary for world peace that fell into disrepair.