Take a Jaunt Along Nebraska's Southern Border

This trip across southern Nebraska has something for everyone, whether you're satisfying a sweet tooth or learning about history! Right now you may be wondering how a bunch of stuff dangerously close to Kansas could possibly be interesting. Well, guess what? We're about to tell you. Just to give you an idea of what you're getting into, we've got windswept prairies, bright pink buildings, and famous artists coming up on this trip idea!

Wagner’s Quilts and Conversation Quilt Shop - Arapahoe

This charming quilt shop displays its beautiful handmade wares from an open beam ceiling. Even better, Wagner’s offers quilting and sewing classes for all ages so that you can learn to make your own quilts too!


Homestead National Monument of America - Beatrice

Featuring an authentic Nebraskan homestead, walking trails, and an immersive tallgrass prairie experience, Homestead National Monument is a great way to get a feel for life on the plains in the 1800s.

Homestead National Monument
Homestead National Monument

John Philip Falter Museum - Falls City

Dedicated to showcasing the work of a renowned Nebraskan artist, John Philip Falter, this museum is a must-see for those near Falls City. Located in the lobby of the former Richardson County Bank, the exhibit features a replica of Falter’s Philadelphia studio and his 129 Saturday Evening Post covers.

John Philip Falter Museum
John Philip Falter Museum

Sehnert’s Bakery & Bieroc Café - McCook

This family bakery/café/espresso shop is dedicated to serving delicious pastries, breads, and bieroc sandwiches. The first and only Nebraskan winner of the James Beard Foundation America’s Classics Award, Sehnert’s is sure to delight your taste buds.

Sehnert's Bakery and Cafe
Sehnert's Bakery and Bieroc Cafe

Kregel Windmill Factory Museum - Nebraska City

Prepare to be...blown this historic museum! Visiting the Kregel Windmill Factory is like stepping back in time, with a one-of-a-kind workshop that looks like it just stopped producing windmills yesterday.

Kregel Windmill Factory
Kregel Windmill Factory Museum

On the Brix - Red Cloud

For your final stop on this journey, On The Brix offers a globally-sourced wine collection, Nebraskan beers, and specialty cocktails. If you get hungry during your visit, they offer snacks and desserts, as well as delivery from Fat Fox’s.

On The Brix
On The Brix