Those who never leave home without their binoculars and field guides will have a great time in Nebraska. Whatever sort of fowl they fancy, birding enthusiasts will find plenty of occasions to focus on the beauty of their feathered friends.
As you make your way across Nebraska, it’s impossible to miss the wide array of ecological wonders in every direction. The vast prairies in the east, the majestic bluffs and buttes in the west and the lush, grass-covered sand dunes in between make for a trip as scenic as it is fun.
The scenic routes
With nine scenic and historic byways in the state, it’s easy to rediscover the road trip in Nebraska. Follow the two-lane to terrific, out-of-the-way attractions, breathtaking views and some of the best homemade pie you’ve ever tasted.
The heavens above
One of Nebraska’s most noticeable traits is a horizon that goes on and on. This wide expanse of sky can lead to some incredible scenery. Anyone who’s been here to see storm clouds roll in would agree—the billowing clouds, complete with bright streaks of lightning, move almost gracefully across the prairie.