Fertile Ground Mural in Omaha, Nebraska | Omaha Street Art in Nebraska

Fertile Ground Mural in Omaha, Nebraska

The Fertile Ground mural in Omaha, Nebraska is painted across the NRG Energy building near TD Ameritrade Park. At 70-feet tall and 465-feet long, this is one of the largest murals in the country. The 32,500 square-foot mural was created by artist Meg Saligman as a gift to the city from the Peter Kiewit Foundation. … Read more

Carhenge in Alliance, Nebraska - Stonehenge made from cars roadside attraction in Nebraska.

The 15 Best Nebraska Roadside Attractions

Are you planning a Nebraska road trip and want to find all the best Nebraska roadside attractions along your route? Whether you’ve driving across I-80 or exploring the Sandhills Journey, you won’t want to miss these 15 must-see places to go in Nebraska. They’re fun pit stops on the road and great additions to your … Read more

World’s Largest Time Capsule in Seward, Nebraska

World’s Largest Time Capsule in Seward, Nebraska

Just outside of Lincoln, on an unassuming road, in the Southeast part of Nebraska, you’ll find a big pyramid-shaped object next to a sideways zigzag protruding from the ground. This is the world’s largest time capsule. And you won’t believe what’s inside! The late Harold Keith Davisson (1907-1999), a local writer, store owner, and historian, … Read more

Kenefick Park: Union Pacific Big Boy & Centennial Trains in Omaha, Nebraska | Omaha Tourist Attractions

Kenefick Park: Union Pacific Big Boy Trains in Omaha, Nebraska

Kenefick Park in Omaha, Nebraska features “two of the greatest locomotives ever to power Union Pacific Railroad.” There’s Centennial No. 6900 (the largest and most powerful diesel-electric locomotive ever built) and Big Boy No. 4023 (the world’s largest steam engine train). The trains are located at Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha’s botanical gardens, and are visible from … Read more

Justin Queal Home Run mural in Omaha, Nebraska - Omaha baseball mural street art

Justin Queal Home Run mural in Omaha, Nebraska

Driving East of Cuming Street in Omaha, Nebraska, you might find yourself confronted by a big, bright, red, white, and blue mural depicting a baseball player and a union laborer. That is the Home Run mural by local artist Justin Queal. And it’s worth pulling over to see for yourself. The Omaha mural was painted … Read more

Camel and Pyramid in Cairo, Nebraska | Welcome to Cairo Sign | Roadside Attractions in Nebraska

Camel and Pyramid in Cairo, Nebraska

Cairo, Egypt is known for its great pyramids (and, well, camels). Cairo, Nebraska just might be known for the same thing. Cairo (pronounced KAIR-oh) is a 0.77 square mile town with a population of about 785 (2010) that’s located in Hall County, Nebraska. It was established in 1886 and took it’s name after that other … Read more