See a New Side of Nebraska

Dan Cooper



  • Historic

  • Archeological

  • Hiking

  • Western

  • Nature


f you could see Nebraska through my eyes, you’d see a side of the state just waiting to be explored. A state full of natural wonder and hidden gems. A side that invites you to spread out, slow down, and just take in everything the good life has to offer.

In Western Nebraska, you can explore Toadstool Geologic Park, an area of land so geologically complex, you’ll wonder if you’re even still in the state. There, you can climb giant hills, leap from ledge to ledge, and hike far into the distance. When you’re done, make sure you check out the High Plains Homestead, home of the Drifter Cookshack, for a tasty snack or a delicious dinner.

You can also check out Scotts Bluff National Monument, a towering bluff with panoramic views in every direction. Make sure you hike up the monument in addition to driving up; each way provides a unique view of the attraction. In addition, make sure you drive around the area, too, as there are lots of beautiful fields of sunflowers nearby.

If you want to see a side of Nebraska you never knew existed, you won’t be disappointed with these treasured destinations.

My name is Dan and this is Western Nebraska through my eyes.

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Crawford, NE
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Crawford, NE
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Gering, NE

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