- TripBuzz found 67 things to do with kids in or near Ashland, Nebraska, including 59 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lincoln, Papillion, Omaha and Bellevue.
- From Jack Anderson Ball Park to Strategic Air & Space Museum, the Ashland area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Golf, Theaters, Military Museums and National & State Parks.
- Ashland is a very small rural community that can be easily accessed from Lincoln and Omaha by means of Interstate 80. Since it is the hometown of astronaut Clayton Anderson, the town features a prominent indoor aerospace museum. The undeveloped natural areas that press against the town are also known to provide wildlife viewing, birdwatching, kayaking, and swimming.
Featuring a mix of permanent and temporary exhibits, Dodge County Historical Society contains a variety of artifacts from the county's past. Among these exhibits is an old-fashioned school house, a caboose, a rock collection, and more.
Freedom Park Navy Museum is home to the only target and training USN submarine left in the world, the only Admiral Class Minesweeper left in the world and the only complete collection of USN anti-aircraft guns held in one park.
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.