Jul 08, 2024

Golden Spike Tower Wins Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award 2024

Posted Jul 08, 2024 2:00 PM

Golden Spike Tower

NORTH PLATTE, NE – JULY, 2024 – Golden Spike Tower is pleased to announce today that it has been recognized in Tripadvisor’s® Travelers’ Choice® Awards for 2024. The award honors businesses that consistently earn great reviews, placing them among the top 10% of listings around the world on Tripadvisor.

As the world’s largest travel guidance platform, Tripadvisor has unparalleled authority with travelers and diners. This award is based on genuine feedback from anyone in the community who has visited and left an authentic, first-hand review on Tripadvisor over a 12-month period, making it a valuable and trustworthy designation of great places to visit.

“We are honored to be included among travelers’ favorites again this year, sharing the Canteen legacy of customer service that North Platte has been known for since WWII” states Kirsten Parker, Executive Director of the Golden Spike Tower. "Every visitor brings their unique journey and story, whether it's their experience with us, their adventures on the road, or their reasons for coming. We love hearing these tales and sharing our own, especially as the only attraction overlooking the World’s Largest Classification Rail Yard, which holds a special place in the hearts of many," adds Parker. Year to date,  the Golden Spike Tower has welcomed visitors from all 50 states and over 30 countries.

Our guests always say it best, including:

Well worth a visit, casilva54 Lafayette, CA

Excellent. Cool Even If Not A Huge Railfan. Joebob747  Neenah, WI

Golden Spike Tower is a MUST SEE!  Beverly An M  Joshua, TX

“Congratulations to Golden Spike Tower on its recognition in Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2024,” said John Boris, Chief Growth Officer at Tripadvisor. “Travelers’ Choice honors businesses that consistently demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence. This means you have made such a memorable impact on your visitors that many of them took the time to go online and leave a great review about their experience. People rely on Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice seal to help them navigate the myriad of things to see, eat and do across the globe. We hope this recognition continues to drive business to you in 2024 and beyond.”

About Golden Spike Tower

Imagine a view that can only be seen from 104 feet in the air. Take a short elevator ride, or 168 steps in the stairwell, to the top observation deck for a view that can only be seen here. Watch how Union Pacific crews "Keep America Moving", and learn what it takes to classify nearly 13,000 rail cars a day. Open Daily. The Golden Spike Tower is a private, non-profit; independent from Union Pacific operations. The Golden Spike Tower & Visitor Center is open year round.

About Tripadvisor

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