Waterloo, Nebraska: Sleep in a CabooseTen altogether. They're more like glorified tents than even minimal hotel rooms, so be prepared to bring everything you'll need.
Two Rivers State Recreation Area
- 27702 F St., Waterloo, NE
- Union Pacific Caboose Park. Take US Hwy 6 west from Omaha to 240th St., turn south, drive two miles, then turn west again on Hwy 92. Drive two miles, turn south onto 246th St., drive one mile, then turn east onto F St. The Two Rivers State Recreation Area is a mile ahead, the cabooses on the left.
- Reserve in advance. (Call to verify)
Visitor Tips and News About Sleep in a Caboose
In Two Rivers State Recreation Area, near Waterloo, Nebraska, you can rent a cabin which used to be a Union Pacific caboose. The cabooses have been fixed up, nicely, complete with bathroom, kitchen, and sleeping areas.[Don Fraysier, 01/20/2001]
Ten altogether. "To enjoy your caboose to the fullest, please plan ahead to bring the following items: bedding or sleeping bags (mattresses provided), towels and soap, eating utensils, charcoal and lighter fluid for grill cooking, cooking utensils, pillows."