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Passport Trips: Six Stunning Northeast Stops

Food for the eyes, soul and general well-being. This selection of Northeast Nebraska Passport stops will have you saying, “I’m stuffed (with the amount of fun I’m having)!”

Washington County Museum

Washington County Museum – Fort Calhoun

This museum brings the stories of the Fort Calhoun area to life through the First Council Meeting of Lewis & Clark and the Otoe-Missouria Tribes, relics of Fort Atkinson, archaeological finds and stories of pioneer families and the towns they built.

Thirsty? Stop by Too Far North across from the museum before you start your travel even more north.

Chatterbox Brews

Chatterbox Brews – Tekamah 

This taproom and event center is rooted in timeless Midwestern hospitality. Utilizing local ingredients and lots of diverse flavors, you won’t be able to stop chattering about Chatterbox to your friends. 

Nearby: Master’s Hand Candle Company and Gift Shop

Blackbird Hill Studios

Blackbird Hill Studios – Macy

Enjoy this unique studio with artworks in painted and photographic media! The Piere Farm sits in a valley surrounded by fields of crops and native grasslands for a peaceful escape from the noise. 

Blue Cat Gallery

Blue Cat Gallery – Wayne

Explore the art styles and mediums showcased from local, regional and national artists featured at Blue Cat Gallery. This 1930’s brick structure has been transformed into a unique, stylish and memorable art studio for all to enjoy. 

Want to do some shopping while in town? 1912 Emporium nearby has all your home décor fixins. 

Norfolk Arts Center

Norfolk Arts Center – Norfolk

This place truly brings people and the arts together. Stroll through the main gallery, atrium and outdoor garden to take in how arts impacts communities. Be sure to check out the fountain and outdoor sculptures. 

Simpler Thymes Flower Farm, located just outside of Norfolk, this U-pick flower farm is the bees-knees (because they also have bees and their own honey!).

District Table & Tap

District Table & Tap – Norfolk

Restored to remember an early 1900’s restaurant and tap room, this stop is located in vibrant downtown Norfolk. District Table & Tap boasts 30 tap beers, bacon wrapped stuffed jalapenos and flat bread pizzas. 

Before dinner, be sure to check out these downtown Norfolk favorites: Magnolias Home Décor & Design, I Bee Quiltin and White Mulberry Bakery.