Riding the Whirlwind: Weather in the West

at National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Learn how the often brutal environment of this region — with its dramatic blizzards, violent thunder storms, floods, droughts and tornadoes — has shaped, and continues to shape, the history of the American west. Broadcast the weather in front of a green screen and try the many interactive stations throughout the gallery, specially created for kids of all ages.

What's Nearby
  1. Welcome to Adventure Road

    It's time to discover, explore and plan your great American road trip.

    Scroll down to choose an Adventure or look around and create an Adventure of your own.

  2. Explore

    Choose from hand-picked Adventures, or discover over 200 top Destinations and their latest Events.

  3. Save Your Adventures

    Click any heart to save an Adventure, Destination or Event. Then, click "My Adventures" to plan your route.