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The Best Attractions In Nebraska

Niobrara River William Nottingham
Scotts Bluff National Monument Katrien Van Derstappen
Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway Larry Bush
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park Linsey B
Museum of the Fur Trade Museum of the Fur Trade
The Durham Museum Jim Carey
Agate Fossil Beds Dan Krueger
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge Garrett Johnson
Pioneer Park Nature Center Mailani Veney
Heartland of America Park David Mason
Museum of American Speed Carlo Emanuele Barbi
Joslyn Art Museum Josh Brown
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum john sims
Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. It is bordered by South Dakota to the north, Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River, Kansas to the south, Colorado to the southwest and Wyoming to the west. It is the only triply landlocked U.S. state. Nebraska's area is just over 77,220 square miles with almost 1.9 million people. Its state capital is Lincoln, and its largest city is Omaha, which is on the Missouri River. Indigenous peoples including Omaha, Missouria, Ponca, Pawnee, Otoe, and various branches of the Lakota tribes lived in the region for thousands of years be...
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The Best Attractions In Nebraska

  • 1. Scotts Bluff National Monument Gering
    Scotts Bluff National Monument in western Nebraska includes an important 19th-century landmark on the Oregon Trail and Mormon Trail. The National Monument contains multiple bluffs located on the south side of the North Platte River. It is named for one prominent bluff called Scotts Bluff, which rises over 800 feet above the plains at its highest point. The monument is composed of five rock formations named Crown Rock, Dome Rock, Eagle Rock, Saddle Rock, and Sentinel Rock. Scotts Bluff County and the city of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, were named after the landmark.
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  • 2. Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park North Platte
    William Frederick Buffalo Bill Cody was an American scout, bison hunter, and showman. He was born in Le Claire, Iowa Territory , but he lived for several years in his father's hometown in Toronto Township, Ontario, Canada, before the family returned to the Midwest and settled in the Kansas Territory. Buffalo Bill started working at the age of eleven, after his father's death, and became a rider for the Pony Express at age 14. During the American Civil War, he served the Union from 1863 to the end of the war in 1865. Later he served as a civilian scout for the US Army during the Indian Wars, receiving the Medal of Honor in 1872. One of the most colorful figures of the American Old West, Buffalo Bill's legend began to spread when he was only twenty-three. Shortly thereafter he started perfor...
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  • 3. Museum of the Fur Trade Chadron
    This list of museums in Nebraska encompasses museums which are defined for this context as institutions that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace are not included. To use the sortable table, click on the icons at the top of each column to sort that column in alphabetical order; click again for reverse alphabetical order.
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  • 5. Toadstool Campground Nebraska
    Toadstool Geologic Park is located in the Oglala National Grassland in far northwestern Nebraska. It is operated by the United States Forest Service. It contains a badlands landscape and a reconstructed sod house. The park is named after its unusual rock formations, many of which resemble toadstools.
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  • 6. Niobrara River Nebraska
    The Niobrara River is a tributary of the Missouri River, approximately 568 miles long, running through the U.S. states of Wyoming and Nebraska. The river drains one of the most arid sections of the Great Plains, and has a low flow for a river of its length. The Niobrara's watershed includes the northern tier of Nebraska Sandhills, a small south-central section of South Dakota, as well as a small area of eastern Wyoming.
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  • 7. The Durham Museum Omaha
    Durham most commonly refers to: Durham, England, a historic city and the county town of County Durham County Durham, an English county Durham, North Carolina, a city in North Carolina, United States Durham County, North Carolina, a county of North CarolinaDurham may also refer to:
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  • 10. Museum of American Speed Lincoln Nebraska
    This list of museums in Nebraska encompasses museums which are defined for this context as institutions that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace are not included. To use the sortable table, click on the icons at the top of each column to sort that column in alphabetical order; click again for reverse alphabetical order.
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  • 11. Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum Ashland Nebraska
    The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum is a museum focusing on aircraft and nuclear missiles of the United States Air Force. It is located near Ashland, Nebraska, along Interstate 80 southwest of Omaha. The objective of the museum is to preserve and display historic aircraft, missile, and space vehicles and provide educational resources. It is regarded as having one of the top collections of strategic aircraft.
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  • 13. Eugene T. Mahoney State Park Ashland Nebraska
    Eugene T. Mahoney State Park is a public recreation area located on the Platte River, just off Interstate 80, approximately 4 miles east of Ashland, Nebraska. The state park features lodging and conferencing facilities, an aquatic center, marina, multi-purpose trails, the Kountze Memorial Theater, multiple facilities for event rentals, and an observation tower that overlooks the Platte River Valley from a height of 70 feet .
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  • 14. Sunken Gardens Lincoln Nebraska
    The Sunken Gardens was constructed during the winter of 1930-31 in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is the only garden in Nebraska listed in the National Geographic Guide to Public Gardens 300 Best Gardens to Visit in the United States and Canada.
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  • 15. Lincoln Children's Zoo Lincoln Nebraska
    The Lincoln Children’s Zoo is a children’s zoo located in Lincoln, Nebraska. Designed specifically for children to experience interactive, up-close encounters with all of the zoo’s animals, Lincoln Children’s Zoo has been accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums .With nearly 200,000 visitors each year, Lincoln Children’s Zoo is the third most attended arts and science attraction in Nebraska. The Lincoln Children’s Zoo is a privately funded, 10-acre zoo and is the largest attended zoo per acre in the United States. The zoo is open mid-April to mid-October. Currently, the zoo is home to over 400 animals and over 40 endangered animals, including the Amur leopard and Matschie's tree-kangaroo.
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