Ranked as Trip Advisor's number one zoo in the United States, Henry Doorly Zoo and aquarium houses 7 acres of indoor exhibits that will surely give you a magical experience. Go on the enchanting Expedition Madagascar exhibit, watch a show at state-of-the-art Lozier IMAX Theater, explore the underwater world at the Scott Aquarium, and interact with the furry animals at the Animal Encounters exhibit. You and your kids are guaranteed to have the time of your lives exploring and discovering the animal kingdom right here at the Henry Doorly Zoo.
With over 300,000 square feet of exhibits, the Strategic Air and Space Museum aims to provide interactive, educational and fun exhibits to inspire and sharpen young minds. Here you can visit the 60 Days of Science exhibit where you will discover interactive displays in different fields of science like chemistry, biology, and physics. Visit their aircraft and spacecraft displays to know how it feels like to explore the skies and the outer space.
Known as the biggest lake in Nebraska, this is the largest reservoir in this four state region. Here you can lounge around in their natural white sand beaches, set up camp by the shore, go fishing for the best catch of the day, and enjoy all kinds of outdoor recreation. If you are looking for the best way to spend quality time with your family, Lake McConaughy should definitely be a part of your Nebraska vacation.
Designated as a National Historic Site on August 9, 1956, this is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Nebraska. Chimney Rock used to be referred to by Native Americans as Elk Penis. Discover the digital exhibit that will take you through 187 images that document the artifacts and artworks of the Overland Trail experience. Have your fill of history and experience what it was like to live as Native Americans going through the Oregon-California trail.
Named after the Native American tribe that once inhabited the area, this is where you are going to have the most exhilarating outdoor and wildlife experiences in your life. The Missouri National Recreational River Resource and Education Center houses educational and recreational activities such as an interactive display of the park's history as well as 20 miles of trails for hikers, bikers and backpackers. If you are an avid golfer, you can also enjoy the Highland Oaks Public Golf Course.