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Welcome to Wilkinson Companies.  We are a family of companies representing multiple ventures and industries in North Platte and throughout the state of Nebraska along the I-80 corridor since 1978.

We have owned and operated hotels since 1995. Although the industry continues to evolve one thing stays the same – customer service is as valuable now as it was then.  We also offer catering under the Mid Plains Food + Lodging brand.  Allow us to be a part of your next event from the beginning to the end. We offer meeting room rental, on and off site catering, bar catering, along with the very latest in high quality technical equipment. 

North Platte


  North Platte

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  North Platte

Delivering the best in Midwest hospitality, our hotel brands include Holiday Inn Express, Best Western Plus and Comfort Inn.  We also own a smaller original brand, North Platte Inn and Suites, designed with extended stays in mind.
Block Restaurant Grill And Tavern

Currently in development is a brand new and exciting restaurant concept called BLOCK.  BLOCK Grill, Tavern and Market is an original and independent locally owned restaurant that will be located at the Holiday Inn Express in North Platte and is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2023.

Our original Fat Dogs brand delivers dependability from one edge of the state to the other – with locations serving Gulf fuel spanning I-80 from Lincoln to Sidney.  Lincoln, Grand Island, Lexington, North Platte, Ogallala and Sidney host Fat Dogs travel centers and truck stops. North Platte and Ogallala host an expanded Travel Center, designed with frequent travelers and professional drivers in mind. These Travel Center locations offer a variety of expanded fuel options serviced daily by our fuel team, Wilkinson Fuel Carriers.

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Wilkinson Fuel Carriers is our independent team of truck drivers employed by our parent company. Our carriers stock our sites 365 days a year, traveling up and down I-80 and returning home every night. They are an essential part of our Fat Dogs and Time Saver operations.

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The newly constructed Travel Centers offer lounge areas, showers, auto and truck accessories and a wide range of quick service food offerings including Subway Ogallala, owned and managed by Wilkinson Companies. Hardees, PepperJax and Subway North Platte are owned and managed by our lease partners.

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Time Saver convenience stores in North Platte offer additional locations for Phillips 66 brand fuel, a full selection of beverages and food. Time Saver stores have been in North Platte for decades and were acquired in 2020 by Wilkinson Companies.


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Always looking for new opportunities to develop, our Wilkinson Development and WD Construction companies partner to build and manage a portfolio of real estate properties across the state. Contact us regarding your business development plans and leasing options. Whether it is for a turn-key property or a footprint with a unique vision, we can assist you with your goals.