- Our list of the best things to do in Grand Island, Nebraska, features the top 31 nearby activities — including 10 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Grand Island, NE has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Grand Island, NE , followed by 14 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hastings
88% 152 votes
3133 West US Highway 34, Grand Island, NE 68801 MoreLess Info
Grand Island's Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer is one of the largest and most respected American museums dedicated to pioneer life. The museum campus includes a visitors' center, a farm, an exhibit space and other buildings and outdoor attractions.
Wildlife lovers come to the Crane Meadows Nature Center in Grand Island, Nebraska to observe animals in their pristine, protected habitat. The Center is especially popular during the annual Great Crane Migration.
100% 13 votes
3625 West Old Potash Hwy, Grand Island, NE MoreLess Info
The Hornady company makes ammunition, bullets, and reloading oriented products for firearms, and the Hornady Manufacturing Factory Tour offers a look behind the scenes at how such products are created.
90% 10 votes
6788 W. Husker Highway, Grand Island, NE 68801 MoreLess Info
Operating under the Department of Parks and Recreation in Grand Island, Nebraska, the Heartland Public Shooting Park features rifle an handgun ranges, a 3D archery range and a retriever training area. A club for model airplane enthusiasts is also featured.
93% 44 votes
321 East Fonner Park Road, Grand Island, NE 68801 MoreLess Info
Grand Island, Nebraska is the home of the Island Oasis Water Park. The park includes speed slides, covered slides, a wave pool, a tubing circuit, sprinklers, volleyball courts and other fun elements that children and adults enjoy.
Home to the annual spring migration of Sandhill Cranes, the Platte River is a shallow river providing opportunities for bird and wildlife watching, and hiking. Historically, the river acted as a route for several major emigrant trails during the settlement of the West.
A natural history museum that focuses on the pioneer experience and prairie history, the Stuhr Museum features a collection of artifacts and curiosities dating back to the pioneer era. It features restored buildings, a 'train town,' clothing, and tools.
First opened in 1937, The Grand Theatre is a recently restored, non-profit movie theater that shows the latest films. The theater has a room with photographs from the theater's early years, as well as artifacts like an old-fashioned bicycle.