Take in expanses of natural wonder or Omaha's excitement. Read more Midwest Living stories about Nebraska here: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/nebraska/
Immigrants from around the globe have long sought safety and opportunity in America’s heartland. Nina Sodji's life journey brought her from Togo to Omaha, where she recently opened Okra African Grill to introduce foods such as West African Grilled Chicken in Tomato Sauce. Read more about her in our story!
Instagram account to follow: inthebluffs. "I’ve been following Jeremy Clodfelter on Instagram for years. He’s an antiques dealer and photographer based in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. His photos are rustic and beautiful: vintage finds, haunting abandoned buildings and the starkly beautiful rural landscape in all seasons.” — From Karyn Spencer, MWL Writer
Ways to water in the MIdwest: Sailing, parasailing, fishing and kiteboarding are all popular on Lake McConaughy, Nebraska’s largest lake (near the Colorado border). The 100-mile shoreline is perfect for camping—spots fill quickly. Check out our other ways to enjoy water in the Midwest this sumner!
Today’s travelers heading west along the old routes of the Oregon and Mormon trails may have it easier than the pioneers, but the sense of discovery hasn’t faded. See grand natural attractions such as Courthouse Rock and Chimney Rock and explore museums and historic sites, including the Homestead National Monument of America, the Willa Cather State Historic Site and Harold Warp Pioneer Village. See our story for more history highlights in Nebraska.
A memorable tubing or canoe journey in the Niobrara River Valley passes through the gently rolling terrain of north-central Nebraska’s cowboy country. Those who venture inland find hiking trails, wildlife in two national refuges and climbs to uninterrupted views. Check out our trip guide for what to see, where to eat and where to stay.
Badlands, big skies and a surprising spread of pine forests draw visitors through Nebraska's Sandhills to the panhandle in northwestern Nebraska. Things to do in Nebraska's Wild West include visiting Fort Robinson State Park, Toadstool Geologic Park and Chadron State Park.
Home to the University of Nebraska, the state's second-largest city of Lincoln scores with beautiful blooms in the Sunken Gardens of Lincoln, lively entertainment and the Art Deco-style Capitol. Check out our list of what to do, where to eat and where to stay in Lincoln.