Pioneer spirit lives on at Grand Island’s Stuhr Museum

Nebraskans are proud of our pioneer heritage and spirit. That heritage is on display at Grand Island’s Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer. The museum offers a look at Nebraska’s history through artifacts and a living history exhibit. Visitors are greeted by an old train engine and a couple of cars near the museum’s entrance. […]

Check out Henry Fonda’s hometown in Grand Island and stay for the attractions

I’ve never hidden my pride of being a Nebraskan. People can attest to that when I quickly say so-and-so is from Nebraska, etc. So, the chance to visit the hometown of a great Nebraska legend like Henry Fonda? Yes, please. Thus, began a weekend visit to Grand Island. Grand Island is the fourth largest city […]

Early morning tour highlights Sandhill crane viewing trip

4:30 a.m. is early. Who in their right mind gets up at 4:30 a.m. on a weekend? Um, us. It’s our annual trek to central Nebraska to check out the migration of the Sandhill crane. The cranes are in the middle of their spring migration from their winter homes in the south to their natural […]

Wave Pizza – a beach party in the middle of America

A beachfront pizza joint…in the middle of America? Wave Pizza Company and Bonzai Beach Club calls Grand Island, Nebraska, home. As soon as you see the building’s exterior, you know you are there. A shark jumping out of the wall kind of gives you the hint you are there. Inside, the décor is definitely beach […]

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