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Sandhill Crane Migration
Sandhill Crane Migration Top Attraction!
Recreation in Kearney, NE USA

A six week period from late February to early April when over 80% of the world's population of Sandhill Cranes travel from southern wintering grounds to the north.


Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo Top Attraction!
Zoo in Omaha, NE USA

Travel the world at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo.

Wwii Naval Ammunition Depot
Wwii Naval Ammunition Depot Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Hastings, NE USA

Igloo-shaped, earth covered bunkers stand dormant along US Highway 6 just a short drive east of Hastings. Rich in historical significance, these bunkers protected ammunition produced here during World War II.

Children's Museum of Central Nebraska
Children's Museum of Central Nebraska Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Grand Island, NE
Childrens Museum in Hastings, NE USA

With hands-on educational exhibits which explore themes of growing, living, working and creating, this is where children play to learn and adults learn to play. Interactive exhibits focus on families and groups with children up to age ten.

Hastings Museum of Natural & Cultural History
Hastings Museum of Natural & Cultural History Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Grand Island, NE
Museum in Hastings, NE USA

Hastings premiere attraction for over 80 years features the largest whooping crane display in the U.S.


California National Historic Trail
California National Historic Trail Top Attraction!
National Park in State of Nebraska, NE USA

National Historic Trail The California Trail carried over 250,000 gold-seekers and farmers to the gold fields and rich farmlands of California during the 1840's and 1850's, the greatest mass migration in American history.

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
National Park in Harrison, NE USA

National Monument Agate is an internationally recognized fossil site. However, as a place, Agate is so much more. The landscape surrounding the fossil beds has been a site of change for millions of years.

Bess Streeter Aldrich House & Museum
Bess Streeter Aldrich House & Museum things to do on a rainy day in Lincoln, NE
Museum in Elmwood, NE USA

Historic home of author Bess Streeter Aldrich Visit the home where one of Nebraska's most beloved authors lived, worked, and raised a family from 1922-1946. The elegant prairie-style mansion was built in 1922 and is open for guided tours Weds., Thurs., Sat. & Sun. afternoons from 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Chimney Rock National Historic Site
National Park in Bayard, NE USA

National Park Chimney Rock has become one of the most famous landmarks in the American West. This unique formation--the most noted on the Oregon Trail--has come to symbolize the greatest voluntary migration in the history of mankind.


Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Harold Warp Pioneer Village things to do on a rainy day in Nebraska
Museum in Minden, NE USA
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50,000 Historic Items, Motel, RV Park, Campground, Lounge Over 50,000 Historic items from every field of human endeavor are displayed in the 26 buildings of the museum.

Homestead National Monument of America
Homestead National Monument of America
National Park in Beatrice, NE USA

National Monument of America The cry was FREE LAND!! The Homestead Act of 1862 was one of the most significant and enduring events in the westward expansion of the United States. By granting 160 acres of free land to claimants, it allowed nearly any man or woman a chance to live the American dream.

International Quilt Study Center and Muesum
International Quilt Study Center and Muesum things to do on a rainy day in Lincoln, NE
Museum in Lincoln, NE USA

International Quilt Study Center and Museum The International Quilt Study Center & Museum is located on the UNL East Campus, 33rd and Holdrege Streets, Enjoy first-class exhibitions (drawn from quilts dating from the early 1700s to present, representing more than 25 countries), experiences for all ages.

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail
Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail
National Park in State of Nebraska, NE USA

National Historic Trail In 1804, Meriwether Lewis & William Clark began a voyage of discovery with 45 men, a keelboat, two pirogues,and a dog. They departed from Camp Wood located in what was to become Illinois.

Lincoln Children's Museum
Lincoln Children's Museum things to do on a rainy day in Lincoln, NE
Childrens Museum in Lincoln, NE USA

Three floors of hands-on exhibits and programs for all ages. Build, dance, play, climb, create, sing, and laugh at the Lincoln Children's Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail
Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail
National Park in State of Nebraska, NE USA

National Historic Trail Led by Brigham Young, roughly 70,000 Mormons traveled along the Mormon Pioneer Trail from 1846 to 1869 in order to escape religious persecution. The general route is from Nauvoo, Illinois, to Salt Lake City, Utah, covering about 1,300 miles.

National Museum of Roller Skating
National Museum of Roller Skating things to do on a rainy day in Lincoln, NE
Museum in Lincoln, NE USA

Roller Skating Museum

National Museum of Roller Skating
National Museum of Roller Skating things to do on a rainy day in Lincoln, NE
Museum in Lincoln, NE USA

Varied collection preserves roller skating history. The National Museum of Roller Skating holds the most complete collection of roller skating artifacts in the world, making it the source for information on roller skating history.

Niobrara National Scenic River
Niobrara National Scenic River
National Park in Valentine, NE USA
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National Scenic River This 76-mile reach of the Niobrara River in northcentral Nebraska was added to the nation's Wild and Scenic River System in 1991. The river is swift and shallow over much of its length, cutting through bedrock forming riffles, rapids and waterfalls.

Old Market District -- Omaha
Old Market District -- Omaha things to do on a rainy day in Omaha, NE
Historic Site in Omaha, NE USA

Great shopping, dining and FUN at Omaha's Old Market. At the end of the 19th century, Omaha was in its prime as a great railroad center, connecting the settled East with the wide-open West. The Old Market area was at the height of its splendor – bustling with produce dealers, buyers and transporters.

Omaha Children's Museum
Omaha Children's Museum things to do on a rainy day in Omaha, NE
Childrens Museum in Omaha, NE USA

Omaha Children's Museum has been a special place where children can challenge themselves, discover how the world works and learn through play.

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Best Places to Stay in Nebraska


Hampton Inn And Suites Omaha Southwest La Vista
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From $93 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Lincoln - South/Heritage Park
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From $84 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Norfolk Ne
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From $93 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Hastings
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From $100 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Staybridge Suites Lincoln
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From $66 / night.



Best Time to Visit Nebraska


The best time to visit Nebraska is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's.

Spring Visit Nebraska in the summerSummer Visit Nebraska in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Nebraska


Month Low Avg High
January 11.9 22.8 33.8
February 17.2 28.5 39.8
March 26.2 38.3 50.3
April 37.0 49.7 62.3
May 48.5 60.4 72.1
June 58.4 70.6 82.6
July 63.8 75.5 87.1
August 61.8 73.4 85.1
September 51.5 64.4 77.2
October 39.0 52.2 65.3
November 25.5 36.7 47.9
December 15.6 26.2 36.7

Destinations in and around Nebraska to Visit



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