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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.

We have owned and operated hotels since 1997. Although the industry continues to evolve one thing stays the same; customer service is as valuable now, as it was then.

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: the original and independent, locally owned restaurant will be located at the Holiday Inn Express in North Platte and is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2022.

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 by us. Hardees, Pepperjax and Subway North Platte are owned by our lease partners.

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Time Saver convenience stores in North Platte offer additional locations for fuel, and food. A reliable brand of Phillips 66 products, 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. If it is for a turn-key property or a footprint with a unique vision, we can assist you with your goals.