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Northwest High Country (nebraskahighcountry.com) is an organization of local farmers and ranchers providing ranch and bed-and-breakfast lodging, horseback riding, fishing and hunting, and sightseeing opportunities.
Where to stay
In Sidney, Best Western Plus Sidney Lodge is near the National Pony Express Monument (1-308-254-4833; bestwesternnebraska.com).
Fort Robinson State Park in Crawford (1-308 665-2900) offers simple yet comfortable accommodations. Reservations highly recommended.
Monument Inn and Suites, in Gering (1-308-436-1950; monumentinnsuites.com).
Where to eat
Buffalo Point Steakhouse and Grill in Sidney features steaks, prime rib and buffalo burgers (1-308-254-4833; buffalopointsteaks.com).
The Most Unlikely Place in Lewellen is a breakfast and lunch bistro, art gallery and woodworking studio all in one (1-308-778-9557; themostunlikelyplace.com).
MJ's Ranch House offers steaks and spirits amid the scenery of the Pine Ridge area (1-308-665-1231).
Mary Ann Anderson