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McCook is a city and county seat of Red Willow County in Nebraska, United States. It is home to a number of prairie homes and some breathtaking scenery that together relate to more than 100 years of varied history corresponding to agriculture, industrial evolution railroads and cultural festivals. Visitors also take a liking for McCook’s vast range of outdoor recreation offerings like birding, camping, hunting and fishing. Also of note are several state recreation areas, reservoirs and wildlife management areas.
Museum of the High Plains
The Museum of High Plains in McCook stresses upon the significance of agriculture and railroad to the development of the city, and tops it with its proud political heritage in being the home to some noted senators and governors. Some of the not-to-miss attractions here are famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s schematics for a house that was never built, the city’s significant role in Second World War, antique cars and appliances, old pharmacy items, a model of railroad and early maps besides some Native American artifacts and a German Prisoners of War camp.
Red Willow State Recreation Area
Red Willow State Recreation Area brackets a breathtaking set of natural scenery spread across 4320 acres of land around a lake in McCook. Visitors would find it an alpha spot of a number of water recreations activates like camping, swimming, picnicking, fishing, boating, hunting and swimming. Multiple opportunities for lodging, dining and shopping are also found abundantly in the city, and this would make your trip to here completely worthwhile.
Harvey P. Sutton House
The hundred year old Harvey P. Sutton House is a classic Prairie Style house built by the noted American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in McCook. Built in 4000-square foot, this centennial structure is noted for its two-story frame and stucco dwelling based on a cruciform plan. The Sutton House is a private residence and can be viewed from the public sidewalks only.