Where to Go Exploring in Nebraska's Stunning Sandhills
North of Interstate-80, the largest sand dune formation in the western hemisphere sprawls 19,000 square miles across Nebraska. These Sandhills are an eco-intersection. Boreal birch mixes with western pines above prairie grass and bison. And a national scenic river runs through it.
The Definitive Guide to Visiting the Nebraska Sandhills
The largest sand dune formation in the western hemisphere spreads over north-central Nebraska. Here’s why you should go to the Sandhills—and how to plan your trip to this sprawling, sparsely populated region that holds wildlife and natural wonders.
Best Midwest Family Vacations
Head for a sparkling lake, explore big-city science and nature museums, or enjoy hiking and biking in state parks. The Midwest delivers great family getaways in destinations like Branson, Missouri; Brainerd Lakes, Minnesota; the Black Hills of South Dakota; Traverse City, Michigan; Indianapolis and more. Check out two dozen of our top picks for family vacation destinations.
36 Hours in Omaha
This big city on the Great Plains may be best known for its sublime steaks and world-class zoo, but you’ll also want to explore diverse restaurants, the hip music scene and revived historic neighborhoods.
March of the Cranes in Nebraska
Situated on 10,000 acres near Grand Island, the Crane Trust hosts various guided wildlife trips, including Nebraska’s only overnight stay with Sandhill cranes.