Visiting Nebraska

Boasting proud Native American and farming heritages along with countless museums, parks, and recreation areas, Nebraska is football country at heart. No visitor to the state should bypass a Cornhuskers football game at Memorial Stadium, which can fit about four percent of the state’s population. The state’s largest city of Omaha is bursting at the seams with attractions like the Henry Doorly Zoo -- home to the world’s largest indoor desert to the world’s largest nocturnal exhibit, among other superlatives -- and the Durham Western Heritage Museum. Ashland’s Strategic Air and Space Museum wows aviation buffs, while outdoorsy types have their choice of campsites and hiking destinations like Branched Oak State Reservoir and Fontenelle Forest Nature Center.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants,... Read More
Boasting proud Native American and farming heritages along with countless museums, parks, and recreation areas, Nebraska is football country at heart. No visitor to the state should bypass a Cornhuskers football game at Memorial Stadium, which can fit about four percent of the state’s population. The state’s largest city of Omaha is bursting at the seams with attractions like the Henry Doorly Zoo -- home to the world’s largest indoor desert to the world’s largest nocturnal exhibit, among other superlatives -- and the Durham Western Heritage Museum. Ashland’s Strategic Air and Space Museum wows aviation buffs, while outdoorsy types have their choice of campsites and hiking destinations like Branched Oak State Reservoir and Fontenelle Forest Nature Center.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

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Husker Game Day

Written by c_rau on 22 Feb, 2003

On the holy day of the Sabbath, otherwise known as Game Day, life in Lincoln stands still as people focus their attention on the Cornhuskers. You’ve never seen so much red in your life. After attending games as a student for four years, I returned…Read More


Bar Hopping on O Street

Written by c_rau on 22 Feb, 2003

For you bar hopping fanatics looking for some action, this little college town has plenty to offer. Here are my favorites: Woody’s Pub – 104 N. 14th St. #6. Don’t know why they have this street address because they have an entrance on O Street. This…Read More


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St Cecilia's Cathedral

Written by zabelle on 01 Aug, 2001

Located at 701 N. 40th St., this is a landmark that is hard to miss, as the beautiful twin towers dominate the skyline as you drive out of Omaha on Dodge Street. The cathedral was built in the Spanish Renaissance style, which is much more…Read More


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The First Hanger - SAC Museum

Written by Casual Tourist on 21 Sep, 2000

The first hanger houses a number of the aircraft. There is a catwalk on the north side of the room that gives you an overall view of the room and allows you to get a closeup of the aircraft that are suspended from the…Read More


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Atrium at SAC

Written by Casual Tourist on 21 Sep, 2000

The atrium of the museum is a magnificent structure. According to the literature available at the museum there are 525 glass panels. It really is awesome. And the display that it contains is awesome also. A Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is suspended…Read More


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Strategic Air Command (SAC) Museum - Bellevue

Written by Casual Tourist on 21 Sep, 2000

When I first visited SAC museum, it was located in Bellevue, Nebraska, not too far distant from Offut Airforce Base. The planes were at that time displayed outside on a paved surface. Though it was fun to wander around and examine the planes,…Read More


Gorillas and other primates

Written by Casual Tourist on 28 Sep, 2000

Second to the Lied Jungle I enjoyed visiting Primate Valley. Henry Doorly has a wonderful outdoor sloping enclosure for their gorillas. There is also an indoor viewing area for the primates. Their orangutans were always indoors when I visited and I'm not…Read More


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The Platte River at Schramm

Written by Casual Tourist on 06 Sep, 2000

Just off the road leading to Schramm Park is the Platte River. We often would stop beside the river, climb down the bank and sit among the exposed tree roots. My husband loves sitting by the water, while I love to explore and…Read More


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Aksarben Aquarium

Written by Casual Tourist on 06 Sep, 2000

This aquarium is rather small as aquariums go, but well worth a visit. The fish featured are those mainly found in the Platte and Missouri Rivers, which both flow nearby. Besides fish, the aquarium also serves as a museum for wildlife and area photos.…Read More


Years of Expectations

Written by crashbowman on 09 Apr, 2007

When I was a little boy I would go home after school and do one of two things. I would either watch ESPN or WGN. I would watch WGN if the Cubs game was on and otherwise I would watch whatever ESPN had to offer.…Read More


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