As you travel the Byway, you're crossing a landscape where people have lived for thousands of years. Along the Byway route, you'll find historic sites, museums, and natural landmarks that tell the story of more than 10,000 years of human history. Discover the rich cultures of plains Indians, whose lives followed the rhythms of the migrating buffalo. Explore remnants of the Santa Fe Trail, which recalls the era when pioneers came to this region and settled communities that still flourish along the Byway.