Nebraska Top 10 Attractions

6: Harold Warp Pioneer Village

Harold Warp Pioneer Village

If you want to fulfill your craving for learning about American History, the Harold Warp Pioneer Village is definitely the place for you to visit. Walk through 12 historic buildings such as the Main Building, the Bloomington Land Office and the Lowell Depot. Try going on the Merry-Go-Round and visit the horses at the Horse Barn. When you grow tired of exploring the village, visit the Snack Bar, which is a historic Diner for refreshing snacks of ice cream, soft drinks and sandwiches.

7: The Durham Museum

The Durham Museum

Have a fascinating look at the region's history as you explore beautiful and highly interactive displays of culture, science and industry. You can go on guided tours or self-guided tours to explore the museum's displays. The tours start with a story on the origins of the building, followed by the permanent exhibitions like the Swanson Gallery as well as the Union Pacific Train Cars.

8: Papio Fun Park

Papio Fun Park

Looking for a fun and exciting activity for your kids? Take them to Papio Fun Park where you can enjoy Miniature Golf, have a challenging Lazer Tag game, play on the arcades, and splash around at the Water Wars Park.

9: Niobrara National Scenic River

Niobrara National Scenic River
Photo Courtesy: NPS Site

Known as the premier recreation river in Nebraska, you are going to enjoy the wonderful outdoors like you have never experienced it before. Go kayaking along the river, and rough it out in the outdoors for a night or two of camping, hike through some of the most picturesque trails in the country, go birding at the Fort Niobrara or book a fun horseback ride along the trails.

Website: www.nps.gov

10: Lauritzen Gardens

Lauritzen Gardens

Visit Omaha's Botanical Garden to enjoy the beautiful exhibitions and displays of the most exotic flora in the state. The Lauritzen Garden's Spring Flower Show features colorful orchids and tropical flowers that automatically transport you to a lush paradise. Visit the Explorations by Charles Nolder exhibit and see through the eyes of this talented artist the love and admiration that he has for nature and the outdoors. Do you want to surprise your loved one with an elegant dinner? Have a romantic dinner at the gardens surrounded by the most beautiful garden landscapes.

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