- TripBuzz found 26 things to do with kids in or near Grand Island, Nebraska, including 10 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hastings.
- From Island Oasis Water Park to Westside Lanes, the Grand Island area offers 28 different types of family activities, including: Horse Races, Movie Theaters, Theaters and History Museums.
- Home of the Nebraska State Fair and the local county fair, Grand Island is a tourist destination favorite in the state of Nebraska. The city celebrates the pioneer spirit and culture, as well as supporting the local arts, and offers museum tours and festivals to showcase the cities prairie history.
The Nebraska Firefighters Museum and Education Center in Kearney, Nebraska is designed to educate the public about the science of firefighting as well as provide information about fire safety and prevention. The site memorializes the work of fallen firefighters.
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4 Miles South of Red Cloud, Red Cloud, NE MoreLess Info
Named for the classic American writer Willa Cather, author of My Antonia and O Pioneers!, the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie is 608 acres of protected prairie land. It is available for bus and walking tours, and for roadside sightseeing.
Established in 1848, the original purpose of the site that now holds Fort Kearny State Historical Park was to protect the increased traffic along the Oregon Trail. Two of the old fort buildings have been reconstructed for viewing.
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3060 East 1st Street, Kearney, NE 68847 MoreLess Info
Often names as one of the top 10 must-see museums in the US, and one of the top 10 children's museums, the Great Platte River Road Archway Monuments spans over Interstate 80. At the museum, visitors see films, computer graphics, life-size dioramas, re-enactors as they explore 150 years of transportation.
The Trails & Rails Museum exhibits 19th Century buildings that have been restored and moved to the museum site. Exhibits at the museum include a steam locomotive, a railway caboose, and cover the economic history of Kearney.