10 Happy-Holiday Stops in Eastern Nebraska

There are so many places to get festive in eastern Nebraska if you're looking to celebrate the holidays. Hit the road to check out unique holiday light displays, one-of-a-kind shops and museums, and so much more!

Rustic Riverside Mercantile LLC - West Point

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This mercantile will provide you with an experience to remember, offering high-end home goods as well as locally made items. They are sure to have something for everyone!

Burt County Museum - Tekamah

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Enter into a magical atmosphere where every room in these historic homes are decorated into a "Fantasy of Trees" with more than 35 of them decorated by volunteers. Let the Christmas decorations bring out your inner child.

Red Path Gallery & Tasting Room - Seward

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Red Path was founded to create a space for people to gather, have a drink and appreciate local artists. It has continued to inspire creativity, encourage community and feature the best wines, beers and spirits that Nebraska has to offer.

El Patron Mexican Restaurant - Schuyler

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Grab a meal at this authentic Mexican restaurant offering sizzling fajitas, enchiladas and the best-flavored margaritas in town. A fun holiday picture book photo backdrop is set up for all!

Platte Valley Equipment - Fremont

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Nothing is more midwestern than festively lit John Deere equipment! Grab a hot chocolate on the way and get up close to the twinkling lights on the combine corn head. This is a fun photo opportunity and a unique night out!

Southeast Nebraska Cancer Memorial Garden - Humboldt

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A place of tranquility and beauty offering comfort, peace and hope for all who visit.

Cedar Hill Home and Holiday - Lincoln

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Explore the widest selection of holiday decor in the area! 8,000 square feet filled with everything you need to decorate and find the perfect gifts.

The Durham Museum - Omaha


View the region's largest indoor Christmas tree at more than 40 feet tall! Enjoy holiday concerts and visit Santa himself. Visitors can also explore two must-see exhibitions: "Julia Child: A Recipe for Life" and "White Christmas - The Exhibition."

Main Street Jewelers - Plattsmouth

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Located in the historic downtown, this family-owned and operated shop specializes in custom-made fine jewelry and repairs. This hidden gem of a store, also offers home decor, giftware and kitchenware all in one stop!

Ponca State Park - Ponca

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Ponca State Park is a year-round destination with something for everyone. There are naturalist-led weekend activities, 22 miles of hike/bike trails, a stocked fishing pond, river access, wildlife viewing areas, cozy modern cabins and so much more. Check out "Christmas in the Woods" every Saturday in December.