Below we have compiled a top 10 list of some of the coolest attractions worth seeing in Nebraska:
Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo
Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo isn’t only one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Nebraska but also one of the best zoos you can visit in the United States!
Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Chimney Rock should definitely be on your list of top 10 tourist attractions in Nebraska even though it is located in Bayard (near Scottsbluff) in western Nebraska ( a bit of a drive from Omaha or Lincoln).
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Lake McConaughy is Nebraska’s largest lake and without a doubt one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Nebraska. If you’re traveling to Nebraska (especially in the fall), you’ll find that Lake McConaughy is one of the best places in the state to enjoy fun outdoor pursuits and recreational activities such as swimming, diving, picnicking, water skiing, fishing, and boating.
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Pioneer Village is located in Minden (a short drive from Grand Island and Lincoln), and it’s another of the top 10 tourist attractions in Nebraska. Pioneer Village is a cool museum where you can see interesting 19th century artifacts on display like tractors, steam engines, automobiles (like the oldest Buick), an antique toy collection, and more.
You can visit Pioneer Village anytime of the year, though 4th of July (Independence Day) and the holiday season (late November and early December) are two of the best times to be at the Pioneer Village because of the cool reenactments and fun activities on offer.
Nebraska State Capitol
Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln is without a doubt, one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Nebraska.Nebraska State Capitol is easily one of the most beautiful capitols in the United States and the best thing is that you can enjoy a guided tour of it any day of the week and explore the historic capitol chambers (memorial chamber, governor’s suite, supreme court, etc), the beautiful tile vestibule dome, and the stunning marble mosaic floor.
Witnessing the huge migration of Sandhill Cranes is definitely another of the top 10 tourist attractions in Nebraska. Sandhill Cranes are some of the oldest birds in the world and seeing them up-close is a sight to behold!
Sandhill Cranes rest and nest along the Platte River, and spring time sees the large migration of the Sandhill Cranes and other waterfowl species. If you’re a fan of birds, you may want visit Nebraska particularly in the month of March, which is the peak month for viewing this ancient birds. Two of the best viewing spots for Sandhill Cranes are Rowe Sanctuary in Gibbon, and Nebraska Nature & Visitor Center (outside Grand Island).
Memorial Stadium is located in Lincoln and it’s undoubtedly one of the top places to visit in Nebraska even if you’re not too much of a football fan.
As any local in Nebraska will tell you, Memorial Stadium is the home of the Huskers and one of the best places in the US to watch a college football game. The experience of just being inside the Memorial Stadium is second to nothing you’ll experience in Nebraska because of the electrifying atmosphere of seating among hardcore Husker football fans!
Joslyn Art Museum
Joslyn Art Museum is another of the top 10 tourist attractions in Nebraska especially for art fans. The Joslyn Art Museum is located in downtown Omaha and it’s a nice attraction where even the kids can have a fun time because of the museum's backpack program and cool art-making workshop area for kids.
The Joslyn Art Museum boasts a nice permanent collection of American art from colonial times to the present, blown glass exhibits, interesting sculpture gardens and much more.
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