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Author: John M. Smith
Publication: Belleville News
Thousands of Sandhill Cranes Descend on Kearney, Nebraska
The Knight Museum and Alliance, Nebraska—a Taste of Mayberry R.F.D.
A Visit to the Heartland of America--North Platte, Nebraska
Nebraska's Chimney Rock--a Sentinel of Westward Migration
Experiencing the Great Sandhill Crane Migration at Kearney, Nebraska’s Audubon Sanctuary
Crane Migration Brings Splendor to Nebraska Flyway
Where to Vacation With Your BFFs In Every State
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LINCOLN, Neb. (July 5, 2017) – July is National Ice Cream Month and what better way to cool off in the summer than by eating ice cream. Here are some of the cutest local ice cream venues Nebraska has to offer for some sweet relief from the July heat.
LINCOLN, Neb. (June 28, 2017)—The busiest travel weekend of the summer is here. Independence Day typically attracts 12-13 percent more travelers than Memorial Day or Labor Day and this year, travelers are in luck. According to AAA, gas prices could hit 13-year lows. If you plan on taking advantage of a four day weekend, Nebraska offers some exciting activities to help you enjoy the holiday.
LINCOLN, Neb. (June 23, 2017) - Summertime has officially arrived in Nebraska and many are searching for ways to soak up every bit of that beautiful sunlight. From thrill-seeking vacationers to those in search of a quiet, calm getaway, Nebraska has an exciting outdoor destination for every interest.
LINCOLN, Neb. (June 13, 2017)—Parts of western Nebraska will step into the national spotlight June 12-18, as the Nebraska Tourism Commission plays host to a group of 21 journalists writing for international, national and regional media outlets. These tours are designed to give selected media outlets an opportunity to learn what Nebraska has to offer visitors in various regions of the state.
LINCOLN, NE (June 8, 2017)— May proved to be an amazing month for the 2017 Nebraska Passport program. The Passport is the Nebraska Tourism Commission’s annual campaign encouraging travelers to explore the state while collecting stamps and earning prizes. In 2016, more than 26,000 travelers participated. This year’s Passport is similar to recent years and features 80 attractions all across the state. Participation numbers for 2017 are expected to exceed 2016’s numbers.
LINCOLN, Neb. (May 27, 2017) — Nebraska’s prime tourism season begins this Memorial Day weekend as people across the country are getting ready to head off on their next adventure. It is no secret that this is the busiest time of the year for traveling, especially in Nebraska where there are activities and events all summer for everyone to enjoy.
LINCOLN, Neb. (May 24, 2017)—Weather wasn’t going to stop some from attempting an ultimate endurance feat this past weekend in northern Nebraska. Even with snow in the forecast, a group of about 30 gathered in Valentine to traverse the entire Cowboy Trail, on foot, in just 39 hours. No one would complete the race, but one solo racer made it all the way to Clearwater.
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