- Our list of the best things to do in Ashland, Nebraska, features the top 81 nearby activities — including 30 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Ashland, NE has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 13 things to do within the city of Ashland, NE , followed by 68 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lincoln, Papillion, Omaha, Bellevue, Gretna, Raymond, Boys Town and Springfield
77% 91 votes
226 Pearl Street, Council Bluffs, IA MoreLess Info
Open February through December, the Pottawattamie County Squirrel Cage Jail & Museum is a historic former jail in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The nickname 'Squirrel Cage' is a reference to the jail's unusual design, which resembles a segmented rodent cage with a wheel on top.
89% 55 votes
605 South 3rd Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 MoreLess Info
Built during the Civil War, the Historic General Dodge House is now a museum and historical site dedicated to General Grenvill Dodge, an American military hero and railroad construction pioneer. Guided tours are available and depart from the gift shop.
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200 Pearl Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 MoreLess Info
The Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs, Iowa is a popular destination for rail fans. Its extensive collection of railroad memorabilia includes photographs, antique tickets and rail schedules, railway uniforms, maps and other media. It is an excellent destination for anyone interested in the history…
80% 25 votes
16531 S 38th St, Roca, NE MoreLess Info
Roca Berry Farm is a family-friendly destination with over 40 activities, including a 40-ft fun slide, animals, an outdoor maze, corn corral and hayrides. Seasonal specialties include berry picking, pick-your-own-pumpkins, and the nighttime Scary Farm with a Haunted Manor.
100% 2 votes
Iowa West Foundation Trailhead Park, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 MoreLess Info
Stretching 63 miles from end to end, the Wabash Trace Nature Trail has a crushed limestone surface that makes it ideal for biking as well as walking, jogging, or hiking. The trail runs through scenic wilderness.
Chanticleer Theatre presents a wide array of shows including the classics, regional premiers, new releases, and family-centered performances. They also encourage community involvement by hiring only local directors and casting local actors for their productions.
89% 80 votes
Rainbow Point, north on Eighth Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 MoreLess Info
Explorers Lewis & Clark passed through Iowa on their western journey, and a portion of that route is preserved at the Lewis & Clark Monument & Scenic Overlook in Council Bluffs, Iowa. It is a phenomenal venue for panoramic nature photography and a must-see attraction for American history buffs.
78% 77 votes
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.
Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard runs their own farmers market with seasonal produce along with freshly made pies, jams, ciders, and jellies. They also have an educational and research center that focuses on agriculture and an outdoor pavilion overlooking the orchard that can be rented.
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.