Make the most of your Fourth of July weekend

Angela Sears at 402-471-7755, or angela.sears@nebraska.gov

Make the most of your Fourth of July weekend


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.

"This summer has been incredibly busy for tourism in Nebraska. Travelers are enjoying their time at Passport stops and at events like the College World Series, Great American Comedy Festival and many more," said John Ricks, Executive Director at the Nebraska Tourism Commission. "Nebraskans across the state are celebrating Independence Day weekend with epic activities you have to experience for yourself."

Here are just five of the awesome events that will guarantee to make this an explosive 4th of July! For more events, check out our website at VisitNebraska.com.

Big Bang Boom

July 1


Geneva 4th of July Celebration

July 2 - 4 


Seward 4th of July Celebration

July 4


1896 Independence Day Celebration

July 4

Grand Island

Quad County Museum annual Auto Show

July 4



For more information about travel, events and unique destinations in Nebraska, order your free travel guide today at VisitNebraska.com. Then stay connected with Nebraska Tourism on our Visit Nebraska Facebook page, on Twitter, on Pinterest, on Instagram and on YouTube.
The mission of the Nebraska Tourism Commission is to expand Nebraska’s dynamic and diverse travel industry making it more viable by creating awareness, attracting increased visitors which results in greater tourism revenue and economic gain throughout the state. To learn more, go to VisitNebraska.com.



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