Family activities, Arbor Day celebrations and fall color star in the hometown of Arbor Day founder J. Sterling Morton.
Lied Lodge in Nebraska
Lied Lodge
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Arbor Day Farm

Families enjoy the kid-friendly Tree Adventure, barns, Apple House Market and cafe at Arbor Day farm. One-hour tractor-pulled Discovery Rides travel around the 260 acres of the farm, including sunflower fields in midsummer.

Nebraska City, Nebraska , Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
J. Sterling Morton mansion
| Credit: Ginger Crichton

Arbor Lodge State Historical Park and Museum

Visitors tour Morton's 52-room mansion and explore the wooded 72-acre estate.

Nebraska City, Nebraska
Kimmel Orchard Cider Doughnuts
| Credit: Ginger Crichton

Kimmel Orchard and Vineyard

The orchard and vineyard spot is best known for apple picking and cider doughnuts in the fall.

Kregel Windmill Factory Museum

History buffs will enjoy a stop here, where hundreds of windmills were turned out in the early 20th century.

Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting and Education Center

Kids can play dress-up and all ages can learn about fire safety and the history of firefighting in Nebraska City at this museum.

Eat and Drink

The Keeping Room

Hometown dining meets boutique shopping. The daily menu might include fare like a Thai peanut wrap, chicken salad croissant or apple walnut salad. Shop for antiques or holiday and seasonal decor before or after your meal.

Little Ted's Pub and Grill

Nosh on burgers, sandwiches, chicken wings and other pub food at this local restaurant.

Nebraska City, Nebraska: Lied Lodge
Lied Lodge


Lied Lodge and Conference Center

Cap your visit with a stay at an Adirondack-style hotel with a soaring fireplace, 140 rooms and a fine-dining restaurant, Timbers.

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