Visitors to the "Cornhusker State" may be pleasantly surprised by the serenity offered in this agricultural state. Did you know that 89% of the cities in Nebraska have less than 3,000 people populating them? Despite such a low population density, Nebraska has a lot for everyone to enjoy – on your next trip to the Midwest, go hiking, biking, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, golfing, bird watching, and so much more.
There really is something for everyone in Nebraska, and some places that you should not miss are Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, Grand Island, North Platte, Sidney, Hastings, York, Bellevue, Lexington, South Sioux City, Norfolk and Columbus.
From museums to national monuments to zoos, there are so many exciting and historical places and things to visit in Nebraska. Probably one of the most-visited sites in Nebraska is the Scottsbluff National Monument, which towers 800 feet above the North Platte River. If you're more of the animal-lover, you will thoroughly enjoy Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, which is home to many rare species like the rare Japanese giant salamander. Or maybe if you're looking for a new treasure or keepsake you should visit Omaha's Old Market, which is very popular and well liked among those who visit, with its cobbled roads, preserved buildings, and one very tempting flea market.
Many people are also very drawn to the state capital: Lincoln. If you're looking for something fun and adventurous that your kids are sure to enjoy, visit the Lincoln Children's Museum. The museum has so many hands-on interactive exhibits that ensure the whole family has a great time. An additional attraction in Lincoln is the Nebraska State Capitol building, which combines Gothic and classical influences into its limestone structure.
Last but certainly not least, Carhenge is an underground attraction in Nebraska and encompasses almost forty Cadillac cars, pick up trucks and hot rods, all of which are arranged in the same formation as Stonehenge. Without a doubt, the state of Nebraska will be sure to "wow" you with its wide variety of attractions.