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Attraction
1.
Danish Capital of Nebraska. A Danish setting of “Old World” shops and colorful designs. 1 ½ miles of Hike/Bike & Nature trails.
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Museum of Nebraska Baseball Greats, Howard County Historical Village. 7 restored century-old buildings with period artifacts.
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Farwell Museum. Located in Farwell.
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Happy Jack Chalk Mine. Only one of its kind known in North America. Explore an underground honeycombed mine more than 1 ½ football fields in size. Climb to the top of Happy Jack Peak for a breathtaking and panoramic view of the river valley.
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Historic Chalk Building. Located in Scotia.
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Davis Creek Reservoir. Fishing, camping, motor boating, skiing, handicapped accessible fishing dock.
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Greeley Country Historical Museum. Located in Greeley.
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Spalding Dam and Spalding Hydro-Power Plant. See a 70 year old fully operational Hydro Plant, one of the last of its kind. Fishing, camping, and canoeing. Also see the Spalding Caboose Museum in Spalding.
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Pibel Lake. Fishing, camping, picnic area, playground, non-motorized boats. State park permit required.
10.
Historic Headquarters House. Built in 1906 by 19th century Chicago millionaire. Appointment needed, call (308) 654-3326.
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Wheeler County Historical Museum. Located in Bartlett.
12.
Lake Ericson. Fishing, swimming, camping, picnic area, tank floating, canoeing, small motorized boats.
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Pitzer’s Quarterhorse Ranch. World renowned.
14.
Evelyn Sharp Airfield & Valley County Museum. Memorabilia display of youngest woman commercial pilot in the nation (age 18) and the only female commercial pilot in Nebraska in 1938. Member of elite group of 23 women forming the Women’s Auxiliary Flying Squadron.
15.
Fort Hartsuff State Historic Park. 9 buildings restored and filled with period furnishings and artifacts. Enjoy living history demonstrations and re-enactments of 1870’s frontier fort life. State park permit required.
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Nebraska’s Big Rodeo. Attracting pro-rodeo cowboy contestants from across the nation for more than 75 years. Also visit the Garfield County Historical Museum located in Burwell, and the Historic and Scenic Pebble Creek and Jones Canyon Roads.
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Calamus Lake. 31 miles of beautiful white sand beaches, fishing, camping, swimming, boating, skiing, picnicking areas, windsurfing, and more. Also visit the Calamus Fish Hatchery (the largest and newest hatchery in Nebraska) and Gracie Creek Trout Dam with handicapped accessible fishing dock. State park permit required.
18.
Harrop Sandhills Park. Experience the Sandhills at this wayside park with rest area, picnic shelter, nature trails, great tasting water, descriptive signage.
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Loup County Historical Museum. Located in Taylor.
20.
Brewster. Smallest County Seat in the nation. One time home of infamous gentleman outlaw David “Doc” Middleton, referred to as “King of the Horse Thieves” and “Nebraska’s Version of Robin Hood”.
21.
Nebraska National Forest. Largest hand-planted forest in the world. Camping, hiking, biking, canoeing, picnic area, swimming, Scott Lookout Tower, and more.
22.
Sod House and Old Jail. Located in Anselmo.
23.
Victoria Springs State Recreation Area. Visit this picturesque oasis in the Sandhills for a quiet family getaway. Reputed to be tonic waters. Cabins, camping, fishing, paddleboats. View century-old log cabins. State park permit required.
24.
Cram’s Cove. Located on the Middle Loup River. Gardens and petting zoo with camping, tubing, swimming, and more.
25.
Arnold State Lake. Camping, fishing. State park permit required. Also visit the Devil’s Den, a panoramic view of tree-covered canyons just north of Arnold.
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Seven Valleys Museum. One of the finest museums in Nebraska. Custer County’s original courthouse is also located in Callaway.
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Pressey Wildlife Management Area. A haven for wildlife and people. Enjoy camping and swimming.
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Custer County Historical Museum. Located in Broken Bow.
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Dowse Sod House. Century-old, complete with heirlooms. Listed on National Register of Historic Places.
30.
Sherman Lake. Some of the best walleye fishing in Nebraska with camping, swimming, boating, boat rentals, 68 miles of shoreline. State park permit required.
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Bowman Lake. Camping, swimming, handicapped accessible fishing. State park permit required. Also visit the Sherman County Historical Museum located in Loup City.
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Second Wind Ranch. Largest standing windmill collection in the world. Located 3 miles N.E. of Comstock, NE.
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Polish Museum. Only Polish museum in Nebraska. Located in Ashton, NE.