- TripBuzz found 12 things to do with kids in or near North Platte, Nebraska.
- From North Platte Area Children's Museum to Cody Park, the North Platte area offers 13 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Recreation Centers, Movie Theaters and Theaters.
- Served only by freight trains, the city of North Platte is a modern day railroad town. Home to the world's largest rail yard, the yard, tower and visitors center is a popular stop for tourists traveling through the area. Other points of interest include a local history museum and a scenic state park.
83% 12 votes
314 North Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101 MoreLess Info
A variety of different areas are offered for exploration and learning within the North Platte Area Children's Museum. Interactive exhibits are available in Medical World, Market World, and Fine Arts World.
North Platte, Nebraska is home to Cody Park, a unique area that features picnic spots, trails, chilren's rides, food stands and an ornate, working antique carousel. Cody Park also has a large collection of animals.
Part of the Cody Park recreation area, the Cody Park swimming pool offers a swimming area for individuals and families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. There is a concession stand, kids rides and the historic 1913 Herschell-Spikeman Carousel.
97% 31 votes
Southeast corner of US-83 & I-80 exit 177, North Platte, NE 91031 MoreLess Info
A monument dedicated to the veterans of the 20th century is America's 20th Century Veterans' Memorial. The monument stands to remember those who served during World War I, World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
91% 45 votes
2403 Buffalo Bill Ave, North Platte, NE 69101 MoreLess Info
Striving to educate the public about the history of the state of Nebraska, Lincoln County Historical Museum offers exhibits celebrating the early pioneers and settlers to the area. The museum further provides a gift shop where memorabilia is sold.
86% 126 votes
2921 Scout's Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE MoreLess Info
Visitors to the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park in North Platte, Nebraska must purchase a park permit before entering. This park is a popular campsite, and also includes hiking trails, fire pits, picnic grills and terrific fishing.
An indoor and outdoor amusement facility, Cody Go Karts, Inc. offers a variety of attractions, including multiple kinds of go kart tracks, bumper boats, adventure miniature golf, water slides, and a game room.
76% 21 votes
301 East State Farm Road, North Platte, NE 69101 MoreLess Info
North Platte's Lake Mahoney State Recreation Area is popular for swimming, camping, barbequeing, fishing and boating. It has a limited number of electrical hookups, vault toilets and facilities for gutting fish.
North Platte's Mall Cinema III is part of the Carmike theater chain. A movie theater multiplex, it screens primarily first run Hollywood movies with digital video and sound. The theater offers discount matinees and other specials.
88% 295 votes
1249 North Homestead Road, North Platte, NE 69101 MoreLess Info
North Platte's Golden Spike Tower & Visitor Center gives guests a birds-eye view of the expansive adjacent train yard. The tower rises eight storeys above ground, and when the weather is clear visitors can see for many miles.