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Exploring Indian Cave State Park With Kids

Not far from the Missouri border in southeastern Nebraska, about 10 miles from Brownville, is the Nebraska attraction, Indian Cave State Park. It’s known for great hiking trails, but also the activities that appeal to kids. This post was first written in 2014 and updated in 2020 with up-to-date park prices, hours and activities. A …

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Insider’s Family Guide: Lincoln

Insider’s Family Guide is a guest blogger series that runs occasionally on Oh My! Omaha. See previous Insider Family Guides to St. Louis, Cedar Rapids and Council Bluffs. Today’s post on Lincoln, Nebraska, is written by Gretchen, the blogger behind Odyssey Through Nebraska. I think you’ll be surprised at all the Lincoln has to offer, especially if you haven’t …

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What You Need To Know About Reciprocal Membership Benefits

UPDATED: January 25, 2019 While planning a family vacation recently, I started to worry about the cost of admission to places adding up. Then I remembered reciprocal membership benefits for museums and zoos. I’d read about it elsewhere (Odyssey Through Nebraska and So Cal With Kids) but I hadn’t really took note until now. We’re members to the …

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Insider’s Family Guide: Cedar Rapids

Here are three things you should know about Cedar Rapids… 1. Cedar Rapids just happens to be Iowa’s second largest city. 2. Cedar Rapids is just about a four-hour drive from Omaha. 3. Cedar Rapids also happens to hold big fun for families visiting the area! Editor’s note: This is an occasional series presenting an …

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