More to Explore 2020 Passport Tour
Only boring people get bored, which may or may not explain why interesting people find Nebraska so interesting. Check out these points of interest.
More to Explore is one of 10 tours on the 2020 Passport program. Visit NebraskaPassport.com for more information on the tours!
Platte County Museum
2916 16th St.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sat-Sun 1 pm - 4 pm
Consisting of three buildings, enjoy historical displays of artifacts depicting early life in Platte County. Included is an 1857 log cabin, a 1913 Indian motorcycle and a 1914 Chevy Baby Grand touring car.
Hudson-Meng Education and Research Center
1811 Meng Drive
Wed-Sun 9 am - 5 pm (last tour at 4pm)
See one of the most important paleo-archeological discoveries in North America within the bonebed enclosure. Learn about the mystery of the bison deaths and evidence that supports a variety of theories on what happened to them.
The Tow Line Co
3120 State Lakes Rd
Mon-Tues 11 am - 8 pm
Wed 11 am - 10 pm
Thurs 11 am - 8 pm
Fri 11 am - 11 pm
Sat 9 am - 11 pm
Sun 9 am - 8 pm
This lakeside bar and grill and beach volleyball venue are located in the Fremont State Recreation Area. The park offers fishing, boating and swimming beaches with overnight camping and day-use areas.
Pony Express Station Museum
510 15th St
Daily 9 am - 7 pm
Visit an original Pony Express Station and explore the history, legacy and legend of the brave souls on horseback who delivered mail through thousands of miles of treacherous territories in just ten days.
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center
100 S 67th Rd
Nebraska City, NE
Mon-Sat 9 am - 6 pm
Sun 9 am - 5 pm
Observe and discover the 300 new plants and animals Lewis and Clark found on their 2.5 year adventure. Walk in the footsteps of the explorers on the outdoor trails.
Niobrara State Park
89261 522 Ave
Daily 8 am - 6:30 pm
Situated at the meeting point of the Niobrara and Missouri rivers on Nebraska’s northeastern border, Niobrara State Park offers visitors a wide array of outdoor experiences.
Branched Oak State Recreation Area
12000 West Branched Oak Rd
Mon-Thurs 12:30 pm - 8 pm Fri-Sun 8 am - 9 pm
This area is an 1800 acre lake, open for boating, fishing, hunting, over 300 electrical campsites and another 300 basic campsites, swimming beaches, picnic areas, biking, hiking, and equestrian trails and archery range.
The 2020 Passport will run from June 1 through October 31 and features 70 attractions put into 10 categories: Anything That Rolls, Art Cetera, Big Bites, Brew – HaHa, Fancy Plants, Little Bites, More to Explore, Roots Routes, Sip & Shop and Unexpectacles. Interested in discovering Nebraska's hidden gems? Passport booklets will be available at all stops starting June 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!