- TripBuzz found 9 things to do with kids in or near Nebraska City, Nebraska, including 1 fun activity for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hamburg.
- From Big Apple Family Fun Center to Arbor Day Farm, the Nebraska City area offers 48 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Family Fun Center, Farms & Ranches and National & State Parks.
- Having been the birthplace of the national Arbor Day holiday, Nebraska City is an eco-conscious community with many local historical tourist attractions. Places and events of interest include the Lewis and Clark Center, reflecting the explorer's journeys, as well as the AppleJack Festival and Parade and AppleJack Fun Run held every fall.
The Big Apple Family Fun Center is a recreational facility that features a miniature golf course, a bowling alley, a game room, go karts, and laser tag. The facility is available for birthday parties and private parties.
Arbor Day Farm is a National Historic Site, and home to attractions including walking trails, the Canopy Trail Treehouse located 50-feet up in the Table Creek Forest, and two interactive outdoor Nature Explore classrooms. A Discovery Ride takes visitors through the 260-acre site with an interpreter.
Located in Nebraska City, the Arbor Lodge State Historical Park is centered on the eponymous 52-room Arbor Lodge, a converted mansion that is now a museum and shop. It is most opulently decorated during the Christmas season, with one room dedicated to each of the twelve days of Christmas.
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100 Valmont Drive, Nebraska City, NE 68410 MoreLess Info
Nebraska City is home to the Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, dedicated to the pioneers and their westward journey. The most popular exhibits include an earth lodge, animal habitats, displays on Native American medicine and many other impressive sights to see.
A unique way visitors can enjoy Nebraska City is to visit its Kregel Windmill Museum. The museum, though modest in size, offers a historical glimpse to how windmills were considered modern technology in the early 1900's.
The River Country Nature Center is a nature and wildlife center that is made up of a grasslands area, a sandhills section, a riparian zone, and an eastern deciduous space. The park also has a museum with a gift shop.
With history dating back to the 1800's, Mayhew Cabin with John Brown's Cave features views of a recognized historic landmark which was a part of the Underground Railroad. Walking tours are available as well as education about the area.
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1320 Central Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410 MoreLess Info
The historical Neb City Museum of Fire Fighting is a museum that details the evolution of firefighting as well as the history of the Nebraska City Volunteer Fire Department. The museum includes a Button Steam Engine from 1884.
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2585 Waubonsie Park Road, Hamburg, IA 51640 MoreLess Info
A seasonal institution in Hamburg, Iowa, the Waubonsie State Park is open from late spring until mid-autumn. It features seven miles of hiking trails, 40 campsites, rental cabins, equestrian-only trails and other attractive features.
Situated along the Missouri River, River's Edge Park preserves over 80 acres of parkland. The park provides a pedestrian bridge that crosses the river, paved walkways and open areas while also holding concerts and sporting events.