A trail of hidden gems in the Sandhills

The Sandhills are home to many unique attractions that are sure to appeal to a variety of interests. Stop by and check out the local works of art!

CaLinda’s Pot Shop & Art Gallery - Ashby

This 60s-style soda shop turned pottery and painting gallery is a most unique place. Throw a pot on the wheel, sample a delicious Swiss Chalet Style coffee or Soapweed Squeeze sundae on the new Party Porch. 


Circle C Market - Cody

Circle C is Nebraska’s only student-run grocery store made with straw bales! See what is inside the walls and learn all about this unique store. 


Niobrara Valley Vineyards - Nenzel

Located in the picturesque Sandhills, Niobrara Valley Vineyards is an island of grapes in an ocean of grass. They specialize in handcrafted, award-winning wines all located on a working cattle ranch. 


Custer County Museum - Broken Bow

Step back in time with the display of area history captured by the pioneer photographer Solomon D. Butcher and stroll through the general store and several other exhibits. Be sure to peek inside the research center and genealogy library!


Sandhills Journey National Scenic Byway Visitor Center - Broken Bow

This stop is housed in a renovated historic barn from the early 1920s. It sits on a 14-acre parcel of land the grounds feature walking paths with educational signage along the way. The interior of the barn is full of interesting displays and artwork. 


Normal Roasting Company and Coffee Lab - Burwell

The Lab’s baristas prepare fresh bakery items and expertly crafted coffee and espresso drinks, while the shelves are stocked with coffee, brewing tool and merchandise. Conversation and coffee education abound around the tables, where the coffee in hand is anything but normal. 


The Rescue Bar & Grill - Sargent

The Rescue Bar & Grill is the perfect place to stop for a good meal and a refreshing beverage. You may dine in or enjoy the outdoor patio. 


Main Street Gallery - North Loup

Main Street Gallery features local artistic work, plus collectables and gift items. Enjoy visiting and learn more about the area. 


HillTop Gardens - Scotia

HillTop Gardens is a garden center, gift and floral shop with outdoor living products. They offer an over-the-top experience in a rustic rural setting!


Bulldoggers BBQ - Valentine

Bulldoggers BBQ is a Southern style BBQ restaurant serving up all fresh made meat, sides and sauces. The high-quality Nebraska meats are smoked on property throughout the day. Come and enjoy the small town Sandhills atmosphere.