Take It Easy, Nebraska-Style

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. Located in the heart of the Great Plains region, Nebraska was a pivotal stop for pioneers journeying to the West. It was a place for hardships, but also renewal. This feature itinerary offers a sampling of what those early pioneers experienced, while also introducing… Read more »

Linger at Lied Lodge

By Kathleen Somers When your group is just aching to pull back, relax, and rejuvenate, there is nothing like getting back to nature. And I know the perfect place! Surrounding your group in luxury, peace, trees (a vital component for such an experience) and the perfect balance of quiet activity, outdoor fun, and education will… Read more »

Museum of the Fur Trade

Chadron, Nebraska Located three miles east of Chadron, Nebraska, the Museum of the Fur Trade is dedicated to preserving the rich history of the North American fur trade. The current museum stands on the site of James Bordeaux’s trading post, which was established in 1837 as the American Fur Company. Museum Collections The museum represents… Read more »

Relax With Nature in Nebraska City

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. DAY ONE Your groups will spend the first day of their itinerary exploring everything Arbor Day Farm’s 260-acre campus has to offer. This includes both activities and attractions: Tree Adventure, Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, Apple House Market, and Lied Lodge & Conference Center…. Read more »

Main Street Across Nebraska

The Lincoln Highway Scenic & Historic Byway (From the Itineraries Midwest Summer 2010 Issue) Experience the Lincoln Highway Scenic & Historic Byway, one of Nebraska’s most nostalgic and fascinating routes! It’s also the only byway that spans the state from its eastern to western borders on US Highway 30. Plus, this 400-mile byway is part… Read more »

Historic Washington County

Located in eastern Nebraska, Washington County is brimming with history. It is home to Lewis & Clark’s first council with the Otoe and Missouria native tribes and is considered the doorway to the west. The Washington County Historical Association provides a wealth of exciting and educational attractions for your next group tour.   Fort Atkinson… Read more »

Rediscover The Road Trip

From Itineraries Midwest Summer 2010 Issue. Rediscover the classic road trip with a tour to Nebraska! Relive special memories of road trips past and make new memories along the way. No matter what type of trip you’re looking for, you’ll find the right mix to make your vacation memorable. Explore the wildlife and agriculture that… Read more »

The Grass Is Greener In Nebraska City!

From Itineraries Midwest Fall/ Winter 2009 Issue As home to Arbor Day, Nebraska City takes its beautiful trees seriously, and although the community is known for its lush fall foliage and apple harvests, you can experience its splendor year-round. Let Nebraska City Tourism & Commerce help you explore the area’s eclectic shops, wineries, recreation, and… Read more »

Kearney, Nebraska Itinerary

From Itineraries Midwest Spring Issue 2009 This sample itinerary can be customized for anytime of the year! 9 – 10:30 am Begin the day with breakfast at a restaurant of your choice, before heading to the Iain Nicholson Audubon Center & Lillian Annette Rowe Sanctuary to view the Sandhill Cranes roosting on the Platte River…. Read more »

Spooks, Spirals & Stones

From Itineraries Midwest Spring Issue 2009 Spirals – take an interesting and unique glimpse into the past… discover the beauty and architecture of three historic churches. Select a guided tour of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church (1889), German Lutheran Church (1896) or St. Mary’s Cathedral (1928). Stones – tour the Grand Island Cemetery with an experienced… Read more »

Grand Old Town

From Itineraries Midwest Spring Issue 2009 This sample itinerary is best April through September! DAY ONE 10 – 11:30 am If stained glass is your thing, a must see is Maudie’s Stained Glass, the largest supply of stained glass between Chicago & Denver. View commissioned & original glass artworks, with several programs and demonstrations available… Read more »