Nebraska Travel Guide

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Nebraska Highlights

  • Pro
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     Beautiful, wide, immense skies, friendly people 

  • Con
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     Awful winters, very isolated place 

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     The center of Americana once a year 

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Omaha

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258,443,65

Lincoln

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85,189,57

Kearney

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155,466,19

North Platte

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27,54,17

Broken Bow

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11,46,3

Saint Paul

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4,47,3

Bellevue

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5,20,9

Cozad

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12,61,3

Valentine

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2,6,7

Ash Hollow State Historical Park

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3,16,0

Grand Island

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14,54,14

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument

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8,21,0

Red Cloud

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18,77,0

Columbus

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8,15,9

Gibbon

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11,42,0

Kimball

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8,19,3

Nelson

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4,28,0

Niobrara

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1,4,0

Ogallala

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2,12,7

Winnebago

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4,9,0

Arthur Bowring Sandhills Ranch State Historical Park

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1,4,0

Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area

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1,2,0

Minden

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19,55,1

Niobrara State Park

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3,10,0

Ord

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6,30,0

Ravenna

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9,37,0

Rockville

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0,8,0

Scottsbluff

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11,13,9

Valentine National Wildlife Refuge

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1,2,0

Walthill

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12,47,0

York

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5,27,8

Ainsworth

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2,9,2

Atlanta

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3,9,0

Aurora

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6,17,0

Axtell

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1,13,0

Bassett

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2,14,0

Burwell

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6,30,1

Dannebrog

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6,21,0

Elwood

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2,15,0

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge

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2,18,0

Fort Robinson State Park

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1,7,0

Gothenburg

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7,27,4

Grafton

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0,6,0

Guide Rock

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3,7,0

Hastings

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4,25,7

Holdrege

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5,31,2

Hyannis

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1,4,0

Kronborg

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1,13,0

Loup City

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5,20,0

Mead

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0,5,0

Morrill

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0,0,2

Nebraska City

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5,10,7

Pleasanton

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3,21,0

Riverton

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0,7,0

Rushville

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1,4,0

Scotts Bluff National Monument

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6,33,0

Sidney

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9,49,9

South Bend

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1,7,0

South Sioux City

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7,23,8

Stuart

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1,3,0

Syracuse

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4,14,1

Tecumseh

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0,13,2

West Lincoln

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1,5,0

Omaha

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  • The Heartland of America Park

    Omaha Things to Do

    This is a really nice park in Omaha. It's a small lake or pond which with a large changing fountain that we had a really nice time walking around on a sunny day. There were lots of geese and ducks around and even some swans. Some people were feeding the geese, but I don't know if I would advise that, since it looked like when they ran out of food...

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  • Hilton Omaha

    Omaha Hotels

    Lavish but soul less, efficient service without a smile, a businessman's hotel and you saw more ties...

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  • The Durham Museum

    Omaha Things to Do

    My favorite part of this museum was the really cool art deco architecture. The Durham is housed in the old Union Station of Omaha, and the main part when you walk in has been preserved and is definitely worth seeing. They have a lot of exhibits about the history of Omaha--some settler and Native American stuff, lots about the railroad (since it was...

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Lincoln

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Kearney

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  • Pawnee Earth Lodge

    Kearney Things to Do

    This is a recreation of a traditional Pawnee Earth Lodge. The thing I found most interesting about it was that it was not built by Pawnee Indians but by members of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and and Arikara tribes. The Pawnee are believed to have built their last traditional lodge in 1905 and have lost the knowledge of how they were built. Losing vital...

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  • Best Western Mid Nebraska Inn & Suites

    Kearney Hotels

    224 2nd Avenue South, Kearney, Nebraska, 68847, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • East Lake, West Lake, 1914 Suspension...

    Kearney Things to Do

    Across from the entrance to the arch is an old suspension bridge built in 1914. The bridge crosses the divide between East Lake and West Lake and leads to more outdoor exhibits and the Biking/Hiking Trail. Nice view too.

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North Platte

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  • BUFFALO BILL CODY

    North Platte Favorites

    American Soldier - Bison Hunter - Showman - BUFFALO BILLE CODY ( Feb 26, 1846 - Jan. 10, 1917) was one of the most colorful figures of the American Old West and famous for the shows with Cowboy themes.Cody put together a traveling show and in 1883, in the area of North Platte, he founded "Buffalo Bill's Wild West". Visitors to this spectacle could...

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  • La Quinta Inn & Suites North Platte

    North Platte Hotels

    2600 Eagles Wings Place, North Platte, Nebraska, 69103, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • FORT CODY TRADING POST

    North Platte Things to Do

    Fort Cody Trading Post, in operation since 1963, is the home of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show - in miniature. The show, made by Ernie and Virginia Palmquist, took 12 years to carve and contains over 20,000 hand carved pieces - many animated. The Grand Parade features cowboys from all over the world, wearing costumes and carrying their country's...

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Broken Bow

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Saint Paul

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  • A NICE WINERY

    Saint Paul Off The Beaten Path

    The Miletta Vista vineyard and winery is located about 4 miles north of St. Paul, Nebraska. It is on the east side of highway 281 at the top of a hill. Look sharp because the sign (see photos) is rather small.In March of 2008 their wine prices ranged from $14 to $16/bottle. They listed two dry whites, three semi-sweet whites, one dry red and one...

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  • Best Value Inn Bel Air Motel

    Saint Paul Hotels

    1158 Hwy 281, 905 12th Ave, Saint Paul, Nebraska, 68873-6845, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • VISIT THE LIBRARY

    Saint Paul Things to Do

    ST PAUL HAS A NICE NEWER LIBRARY WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THE SCHOOL BUT ACCESSABLE FROM THE OUTSIDE BY THE PUBLIC.THE SECOND PICTURE SHOWS THE NEW HOSPITAL, OPENED IN FEBRUARY 2008.

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Bellevue

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Cozad

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  • Walk Around Old Downtown Cozad

    Cozad Things to Do

    Since the museum is close to the center of Cozad, it's worthwhile taking a short walk along 8th Street and Main Street. There are numerous antique stores and a decent soup and sandwich cafe. The newer side of town is across the railroad tracks closer to I-80. Most of the older architecture downtown is from the early 20th century. There's an art...

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  • Rodeway Inn Cozad

    Cozad Hotels

    809 South Meridian, Exit #222 (I-80), Cozad, Nebraska, 69130, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Good Collection of Henri texts

    Cozad Shopping

    The Robert Henri Museum gift shop has refrigerator magnets, stationary and post cards, and a good collection of Robert Henri texts with full color collections of his portraits. Posters of Henri paintings are also available, of course.

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Valentine

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  • Mediocre Food

    Valentine Restaurants

    Okay the place specializes in steaks so maybe they do those well. The decor inside and out was nothing special. Most items on the menu were fried and the "Fried Shrimp Special" was mediocre and small portions. Overpriced for what I got. Service was indifferent. I did not go to the bar, although I heard it is a decent place to hangout. None really,...

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  • Trade Winds Lodge

    Valentine Hotels

    East Highway 20 and 83, HC 37, Box 2, Valentine, NE 69201

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

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Ash Hollow State Historical Park

  • Windlass Hill Cabin

    Ash Hollow State Historical Park Things to Do

    This recreated 'soddy' represents the 1st homestead in Ash Hollow. Rev. Dennis Clary (Methodist) settled in in 1869, having traveled from Maryland. His home became a stopping place for the settlers of the North Platte valley on their way to and from the railroad at Big Springs in the South Platte valley (20 miles - 36 km) away.The one room house...

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  • Windlass Hill

    Ash Hollow State Historical Park Things to Do

    Here, the wagons came off the upper flatlands between the South Platte and the North Platte Rivers. Nearly 50 miles of open country, without shade, no rivers, little inviting for travelers who could make 10 miles a day. On a good day it might be 15 or 20. Bad days could be only 2. This bluff was the entry into a wooded valley with running water, a...

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  • Ash Hollow

    Ash Hollow State Historical Park Things to Do

    Sweet spring water made Ash Hollow SHP near Lewellen a major stopover on the Overland Trail and prompted prehistoric Indians to use it, too. Ruts etched by west-bound wagons are visible on the bluffs at Windlass Hill. The history, archaeology and paleontology of the area are interpreted at the visitor center, Ash Hollow Cave and exhibits and...

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Grand Island

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Agate Fossil Beds National Monument

Red Cloud

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Columbus

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  • Good Service and Atmosphere; Average...

    Columbus Restaurants

    $16 as of August 2013. This restaurant looks pretty nice on the outside and the interior is very nice. It looks classy with well dressed waitresses and a host in a tie; but they have no dress code for the patrons so you can "come as you are". The menu includes steak, seafood, pasta and a few others. Hours are 5 PM to 10 PM Monday through Thursday...

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  • Western Extended Stay Hotel

    Columbus Hotels

    1716 East 23rd Street, Columbus, Nebraska, 68601, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Lake North - Bike and water stuff

    Columbus Things to Do

    About 5 miles north of town is Lake North. There is water skiing, jet skis, seasonal fishing for crappie, sauger, white bass, and cats, no beach but boat ramps. Only decent water for miles. There is also a great bike path where you can ride a 6.5 mile route without conflict with high speed traffic. RV and tent camping, no water but free...

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Gibbon

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