Hotels in Kearney

Kearney Details

Discount hotels in Kearney are located near the University of Nebraska. In addition to being a college town Kearney was once an outpost on the Oregon Train. The Fort Kearney State Historic Park has historic displays from the 19th century including a stage station, a stockade, a blacksmith, and the pony express. The nearby Frank House was built in 1889 and is on the National Historic Register. The Frank House was George Franks 3rd home and was built by his son. It is famous for its Tiffany stained glass windows.The Great Platte River Road Arch spans interstate 80 and is near many cheap hotels in Kearney. The arch is a museum dedicated to the areas pioneer history and includes over 50,000 square feet of exhibit space. Another museum dedicated to Kearneys past is the Trails and Rails Museum. This interesting museum depicts the original Mormon Trail which passed through Buffalo County. Visitors can tour a depot, a church, a school house, and a hotel from the 19th century.