From Boutique to Unique: Family-Friendly Accommodations


Nebraska is home to excellent family-friendly accommodations. When choosing the best stay for your family’s trip, consider these intergenerational lodging options that include historic stays, non-stop fun centers and unique hotels near some of the state’s biggest attractions.

Graduate Lincoln

Guests in the lobby at Graduate Lincoln.

Located in Lincoln’s historic Haymarket District, the 231-room Graduate Lincoln puts you in the heart of the city. The hotel offers vibrant community spaces and fantastic on-site amenities like the TopGolf Swing Suite. Plus, kids will love the vintage pinball and arcade games.

Fort Robinson

Looking for historic accommodations? Stay in former soldiers’ quarters at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford. Teeming with Old West history and Pine Ridge scenery, a visit to Fort Robinson is an outdoor adventure you won’t forget.

Niobrara Lodge

Valentine’s Niobrara Lodge is the perfect home base for your Sandhills adventures. Located near some of the area’s best hiking, canoeing, hunting and fishing opportunities, the Niobrara Lodge offers 61 comfortable guest rooms, an indoor pool and backyard patio prime for grilling.

Norfolk Lodge & Suites

Norfolk Lodge in Norfolk

With mini golf, an indoor pool and easy access to the Cowboy Trail, families will love this Norfolk spot. Plus, parents will enjoy access to Divots Brewery on-site for house-crafted selections such as the Corduroy Ninja brown ale.

Two Rivers State Recreation Area

Union Pacific caboose cabins at Two Rivers State Recreation Area. | Rick Neibel / Nebraska Tourism

All aboard! Stay in one of 10 Union Pacific cabooses refurbished into cabins at this recreation area in Waterloo. The cabins make for a unique home base as you enjoy the park’s various outdoor offerings, like picnicking, stargazing and bird watching.