Growth Opportunities 2021 Passport Tour
The world’s most ancient culture is agriculture. This tour offers a bumper crop of experiences from ranches, farms and wineries, to produce stands, a ranch-themed state park and even a yarn store.
Growth Opportunities is one of 10 tours on the 2021 Passport program. Visit NebraskaPassport.com for more information on the tours!
2447 Road O
Tues-Fri 10 am - 5 pm
This family-owned and operated fruit and vegetable farm offers a great selection of affordable, seasonal and fresh produce harvested ripe and ready to eat. Catch a glimpse of local food production through alternative agriculture and get connected to the food you enjoy.
1746 N Street
Wed-Fri 4 pm - 9 pm
Sat 12 pm - 9 pm
Sun 2 pm - 7 pm
Nebraska’s only dedicated cidery makes cider varieties on-site with flavors from around the world. Learn about cider making while taking your taste buds on a journey and enjoy.
Bowring Ranch State Historical Park
1.5 miles north and 2 miles east of Merriman on E Highway 61
Mon-Tues 10 am - 4 pm
Thurs-Sat 10 am - 9 pm
Sun 12 pm - 4 pm
Bowring Ranch near Merriman is a Hereford demonstration ranch, donated by former U.S. Senator Eve Bowring in memory of her husband. The ranch house displays fine antique china, crystal and silver, as well as memorabilia from their active public service careers.
Feather River Vineyard and Winery
5700 SE State Farm Road
North Platte, NE
Mon-Thurs 1 am - 6 pm
Fri 1 pm - 8 pm
Sat-Sun 1 pm - 6 pm
Experience “Nebraska Vines, Nebraska Vistas” as you enjoy a glass of award-winning wine while taking in the views from the hills of the Southern Platte Valley. Visit the tasting room for wine sampling, retail sales and wine-themed merchandise.
Wenninghoff Farm Market
6707 Wenninghoff Road
Mon-Fri 9 am - 7 pm
Sat 9 am - 5 pm
Sun 10 am - 5 pm
Experience this 4th generation farm in the middle of the city. Produce and products change almost weekly so be on the lookout for a variety of items such as bedding and hanging plants, sweet corn and finally, pumpkins.
Miletta Vista Winery
1732 Highway 281
Saint Paul, NE
Wed-Thur, by appointment
Fri 5 pm-9pm
Sat 11:30 am - 9 pm
Sun 11:30 am - 3 pm
Enjoy a taste of the good life. This stop offers internationally award-winning wine, a fantastic view and great food; offering dinner on Friday and Saturday nights.
Laughing Lamb Fibers
925 Illinois Street
Tues-Fri 10 am - 5 pm
Sat 10 am - 4 pm
Laughing Lamb Fibers is a unique destination for all fiber lovers and crafters. This stop carries a wide variety of wools and luxury fibers, along with spinning wheels, looms, yarns, tools and accessories.
The 2021 Nebraska Passport will run from May 1 through September 30 and features 70 attractions put into 10 categories: Visual Treats, Parking Spots, Aroma Therapy, Now Hear This, Growth Opportunities, Grub & Cuisine, Shoptimum Values, Childish Things, Branching Out and Time Travel. Interested in discovering Nebraska's hidden gems? Passport booklets will be available at all stops starting May 1 or can be pre-ordered online. Participants are also encouraged to download the Nebraska Passport App on their smartphone to collect digital stamps and stay up-to-date with program changes.
For more information, visit NebraskaPassport.com!