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8 Places To Go To Appreciate Omaha Railroad History

With its railroad history dating back to the early 1860s, would you be surprised to learn that Omaha wasn’t the original choice to serve as the eastern terminus of the first transcontinental railroad? President Abraham Lincoln chose Council Bluffs, Iowa, as the eastern edge of the railroad. But, local leaders didn’t want to construct a …

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7 Outdoors Winter Activities To Do In Nebraska

Winters in Nebraska are notoriously cold and windy, and only occasionally snowy. But, with people being encouraged to spend more time outdoors, I’m starting to ponder what we can do outdoors in this state to make this winter enjoyable. Through my planning for my own family, I came up with a great list of outdoor …

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Virtual Nebraska: Experiencing The State While Staying Home

I miss a lot of my favorite places around my home state, and I imagine a lot of you do too. Since most places are closed, or it’s too hard to maintain social distancing if you do visit them. What’s a family to do? Virtual tours and virtual experiences. And maybe, if we’re lucky, live …

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Beginner’s Guide To Sandhill Cranes In Nebraska (2021)

One of Nebraska’s most epic experiences is getting the chance to observe the sandhill crane migration in Central Nebraska. Bird-watchers from around the world flock to the state each spring to witness the marvel. But what about the rest of us? If you’re not a well-versed birder, here’s how to get the most out of …

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6 Off-The-Beaten-Path Destinations In Nebraska

Nebraska’s flat, they say. There’s nothing to see, they say. Guess what? Nebraska is home to hundreds of fun and interesting attractions, some along the interstate; some off the beaten path. To really see Nebraska, you need to get off the main roads and explore. You’ll find hills, trees, and amazing off-the-beaten-path attractions. Here’s a …

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