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Riverside Zoo
(159 Miles)
Scottsbluff
At this 23 acre zoological park you will enjoy up close encounters with a family of chimpanzees, Moose, Lions, Red Pandas, Tigers and a walk through aviary. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Nebra...
Lexington
1002 N. Monroe in Memorial Park - Zero-depth pool, lap pool, 2 waterslides, splash pool, sand play area and concessions. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Nebraska
Grand Island
One of the best ways to cool off in Grand Island is at Island Oasis' popular Wave Pool. This is a popular spot for swimming, but you'd better hang on when those waves kick in !This feature is not for the faint of heart! THRILL-SEEKERS from across N...
Hays
The Hays Aquatic Park also contains 2 slides, lazy river, a leisure pool, lap pool with diving boards, an upper deck bathing area, concession area, shaded lounging stations and a wide variety of play features. This park is beautifully landscaped usin...
North Platte
Cody Go Karts is great place which offers fun for the entire family. We feature rides and games supervised for your safety and enjoyment. Open seven days a week, Cody Go Karts' lot is fully lit, so your fun doesn't end when the sun goes down! So come...
Kearney
Child development experts agree that learning comes easiest to people who are actively involved in the process. For children that involvement comes in the form of play. Through play children discover the world around them and grow in understanding...
Hastings
Pastime Lanes Family Fun Center, 32 bowling lanes, arcade, illusions lounge, banquet room, go-carts, batting cages, and miniature golf. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Nebraska
Gering
We have roller skates, roller blades and inflatables for all ages!
Broken Bow
In our museum you'll find exhibits that provide a glimpse into 19th century life in Custer County. For example, a wonderful bit of Americana can be seen in the museum's large front room--a recreation of the Wescott, Gibbons, and Bragg General Merchan...
Kearney
Described by the Miami Herald as a "splashy, brassy history museum that uses film, computer graphics, light and sound, life-size dioramas, re-enactors and classic cars to document over 150 years of transportation and communication across America." Th...
Colby
The Prairie Museum of Art and History serves as a cultural center on the High Plains of Kansas, providing the opportunity for the public to learn about art and history through its collections, in order to make a difference in their lives.
Hastings
Where children play to learn, and grown-ups learn to play! Great Fun for Children! Great Fun for Adults! Dont Miss the new exhibits at CMCN! The museum continues to feature these "hands on" educational exhibits which explore themes of growing, li...
Goodland
Kansas has a unique history and no less so Goodland and Sherman County. The High Plains Museum's collection of over 8,000 objects lets adventurers of all ages discover the past for themselves. Six HO scale dioramas tell the stories of the Kidder Ma...
Oakley
The Fick Fossil and History Museum in Oakley, Kansas shares a building with the community library. The Fick Museum is free (donations) and has a number of interesting large fossils from the area, many old tools, mineral specimens, and shell & mineral...
Stratton
Of the nearly 4000 wooden carousels carved in America between 1885 and the 1930s, fewer than 150 are still in existence. Kit Carson County and the Kit Carson County Carousel Association have developed a museum to interpret the history and the restora...
Gering
Welcome! This is our way of preserving the Farm and Ranch Heritage in honor of our ancestors. Please visit us in person soon! Farm And Ranch Museum (FARM) is located just below famous Scotts Bluff National Monument. What is unique at FARM? One ha...
Gering
Step back in time as you visit the North Platte Valley Museum in Gering, Nebraska, a private non-profit museum situated on the Oregon - California, and Pony Express Trails, in the shadow of Scotts Bluff National Monument, and 20 miles west of Chimney...
Gering
Wildlife World is just what the name suggests: A world with a collection of over 500 wild animals from seven continents of pre-historic animals, birds, butterflies and other species natural to the western Nebraska area. Housed by the WyoNebraska Natu...
Stratton
A national historic landmark! Of the nearly 4000 wooden carousels carved in America between 1885 and the 1930s, fewer than 150 are still in existence.
Chadron
Dedicated to the memory of the traders and trappers who explored a continent, and to the Indians with whom they traded, played, and fought. TELLING THE STORY OF AMERICA'S MOST ROMANTIC BUSINESS The fur trade is the first great romance of Americ...
Morgan
he Fort Morgan Museum tells the story of Fort Morgan and Morgan County through permanent and temporary exhibits that showcase the museum's collection. It also takes advantage of traveling exhibits from other institutions throughout the United States...
Hays
The Sternberg Museum features interactive natural science exhibitions, many traveling and temporary exhibitions, an acclaimed Discovery Room, and a Museum Store. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in ...
Chamberlain
Boasts a proud collection of Native American art, artifacts and more. As an outreach program of St. Joseph's, the museum operates entirely on donations. Admission is free; tours are offered.
O Neill
Kids who visit the Missouri National Recreational River are in for a treat! Recreational activities abound here. They include hiking, fishing, canoeing, boating, and picnicking, just to name a few.
Lake Minatare
(151 Miles)
Minatare
With more than 2,000 acres of water, there's plenty of room for exhilarating water sport fun. Jump in your speedboat and pull skiers around in the refreshing water, or settle onto the beach for an afternoon of sun tanning and swimming.
Scott State Park
(169 Miles)
Scott City
Hidden in the western Kansas prairie, Scott State Park is a startling oasis of natural springs, deep wooded canyons, and craggy bluffs. The 1,020-acre park surrounds the 100-acre, springfed Scott State Fishing Lake. The park has 55 utility campsit...
Interior
Containing the world's richest Oligocene epoch fossil beds, dating 37-28 million years old, the evolutionary stories of mammals such as the horse and rhinoceros arise from the 244,000 acres of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles, and spires. Bison, bigh...
Pioneer Village
(105 Miles)
Minden
You can climb aboard an ocean going cruiser or a steam powered locomotive, see 17 historic flying machines and marvel at 100 antique tractors. Explore a sod house, a one room school or an old fashion general store. See the world's oldest Buick, a 19...
Nenzel
Experience the Sandhills of Nebraska with genuine Cowboy surroundings. Come off the highway and relax for a spell with a rustic wagon ride and learn about area history, settlement and the ranching way of life from area cowboys and ranchers.
Aurora
The Edgerton Explorit Center function is to instill and nurture the joy of scientific discovery and exploration through hands-on learning experiences. Named for Dr. Harold ""Doc"" Edgerton, Aurora native, inventor of flash photography, the strobe li...
Philip
The Prairie Homestead is one of the very few sod dwellings intact today. The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's cultural resources worthy of preservation. In 1974 the Prairie Homestead was placed on this list. I...
Philip
Here you will find remnants of the Cold War, including an underground launch control center and a missile silo. Minuteman missiles held the power to destroy civilization. Yet the same destructive force acted as a deterrent which kept the peace for th...
Carhenge
(128 Miles)
Alliance
Carhenge, which replicates Stonehenge, consists of the circle of cars, 3 standing trilithons within the circle, the heel stone, slaughter stone, and 2 station stones, and the Aubrey circle, named after Sir John Aubrey who first recognized the earthwo...
Grand Island
Stolley Park Railway's Locomotive #42 is a replica of the Central Pacific's Locomotive No. 3. In those days it was very common to name locomotives and the No. 3 received the name "C.P. Huntington". The Central Pacific was the Railroad Company that st...
Bayard
Enjoy a covered wagon tour of the Oregon Trail. We also offer tent camping, 3 hour tours of Chimney Rock, relaxing evening cookouts, Country Prime Rib and canoe rentals on the North Platte River. Join us for some of the finest food anywhere.
Amherst
There is SOOO much to do at .Harvest Moon Farms * Take a scenic hayrack ride to the pumpkin patch, choose your own pumpkins and enjoy the beauty of the countryside * We grow a large variety of pumpkins, squash, gourds, indian corn and we ...
Pumpkin Corner
(94 Miles)
Stamford
Pick your own pumpkin, enjoy a hayrack ride or have a snack. Pumpkin patch open weekends in Oct, 1-5pm or by appt. Areas available for snowmobiling during the winter months.
Glenvil
Country Harvest Pumpkin Patch offers folks of all ages a fun and relaxing real country adventure that your family will look forward to year after year! Whether it's taking it easy on our barn porch playing a game of checkers and enjoying a dip of ...
Goodland
Welcome to Mid America Camp Inn in Goodland, Kansas. Located in the far northwest corner of Kansas, among rolling prairie grass and sunflowers, this Northwest Kansas campground welcomes RVs, big rigs, and tent campers.

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