Nebraska Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway Road Sign with a train in the background

Driving the Nebraska Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway

The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway is a 272-mile drive that takes you through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Nebraska. The road, also known as Nebraska Highway 2, runs from Grand Island on the southeastern end to Alliance on the northwestern end. Along the route you’ll experience the beauty of the sandhills: a region … 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

World's Largest Covered Wagon in Milford, Nebraska | Nebraska Roadside Attractions

World’s Largest Covered Wagon in Milford, Nebraska

The World’s Largest Covered Wagon in Milford, Nebraska has seen better days. Once upon a time, this Nebraska roadside attraction was a glorious example of mimetic architecture. Picture it. A fine white building, 50 feet long and 50 feet tall, topped with a brown wagon bed and a crisp round cover made from roofing shingles. … 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