Wagons Ho! Omaha sculptures tell pioneer story

Nebraskans are known to have a pioneer spirit. It’s considered the determination and strong work ethic we take pride in. That attitude can be explained by having more than 600,000 people cross the state over a two-decade period in the mid-1800s along the Oregon and Mormon trails. The pioneer story is recognized with a series […]

Nebraska at 150: Swedish Heritage Center in Oakland

Editor’s Note: Nebraska is celebrating its 150th birthday in 2017. As the state observes its sesquicentennial, we are revisiting some of the state’s attractions. Today, we take a look at the Swedish Heritage Center in Oakland… My dad’s parents came to America from Malmo, Sweden, in the early 1900s. So, my dad and his twin […]

Nebraska at 150: Kearney Classic Car Collection

Editor’s Note: Nebraska is celebrating its 150th birthday in 2017. As the state observes its sesquicentennial, we are revisiting some of the state’s attractions. Today, we take a look at the Classic Car Collection in Kearney… The Classic Car Collection in Kearney should be on everyone’s to-do list when traveling in central Nebraska. We stopped […]

Go Big Red! Lincoln collector opens Husker football gallery

Nebraska Cornhusker fans love their football. They love everything about the Husker program. I remember a time when once someone found out you had tickets to a home game, they held you in awe. Kids grew up wanting to be a Husker. The state basically shut down during a home game, especially back in the […]

Nebraska at 150: Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball

Editor’s Note: Nebraska is celebrating its 150th birthday in 2017. As the state observes its sesquicentennial, we are revisiting some of the state’s attractions. Today, we take a look at the Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball in St. Paul… Who would think that a guy from a small Nebraska village would rank as one […]

Dante pizza – No inferno in Omaha; Just great taste

If you think only pizza at Dante Ristorante Pizzeria, then you’re selling yourself short. Up until our last visit, we apparently sold ourselves short. Our first few visits to the west Omaha restaurant consisted of Dante’s Neapolitan pizza. Dante has been selected as Omaha’s best pizza since opening its doors in 2014. As for the […]

Nebraska at 150: Buffalo Bill’s Scout Ranch in North Platte

Editor’s Note: Nebraska is celebrating its 150th birthday in 2017. As the state observes its sesquicentennial, we are revisiting some of the state’s attractions. Today, we take a look at Buffalo Bill’s ranch in North Platte… North Platte is proud of its Buffalo Bill legacy. The Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park is the crown […]

Nebraska at 150: John G. Neihardt Center Bancroft

Editor’s Note: Nebraska is celebrating its 150th birthday in 2017. As the state observes its sesquicentennial, we are taking a look at some of the state’s attractions we’ve enjoyed visiting. Today, we revisit our stop at the John G. Neihardt Center in Bancroft… John G. Neihardt was once Nebraska’s Poet Laureate. He wrote more than […]

Nebraska at 150: Grand Island’s Stuhr Museum

Editor’s Note: Nebraska is celebrating its 150th birthday in 2017. As the state observes its sesquicentennial, we are taking a look at some of the state’s attractions we’ve enjoyed visiting. Today, we revisit our stops at Stuhr Museum in Grand Island… We took a trip back in time during a visit to the Stuhr Museum […]

Street art – Omaha’s Benson area showcases its style

We love street art. We make it a point to be part of any trip we make. There’s something about street art that we find intriguing. When you find it in your hometown, it’s even better. So, as were walking around the Benson neighborhood one day, we came upon an alleyway consisting of several murals. […]

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