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The Top Ten Nebraska Attractions

In the year 1867 Nebraska became a state. The state has a variety of summer and winter temperatures plus some of the thunderstorms can be violent. Tornadoes often times are common for Nebraska. Nebraska is a very rural state but there are still a lot of things to do in Nebraska. Here are the top ten Nebraska attractions.

10. Joslyn Castle

Joslyn Castle is located in Omaha Nebraska. In the year 1912 a tornado hit Nebraska and did much damage in Omaha. The home was damaged slightly but it was repaired. On the first and third Sunday of every month the Joslyn Castle is available for public tours.



9. Great Platte River Road Archway Monument

The Great Platte River Road Archway Monument is located in Kearney Nebraska. Some of the features of the Great Platte River Road Archway Monument include wagon shows, the featured movie About Schmidt, an authentic Cadillac convertible from 1961 is showcased in the theater drive in scene and also showed is the 1914 Ford Model T.



8. Lincoln Children's Zoo

The Lincoln Children's Zoo is located in Lincoln Nebraska. Some of the exhibits that you can find at the Lincoln Children's Zoo include The Hive, Critter Encounter, Laura's Butterfly Pavilion and the Firsthand Farm.



7. Sokol Auditorium

The Sokol Auditorium is located in Omaha Nebraska. It's mainly known for historical context plus it has modern gymnastics and musical performances.



6. Ashfall Fossil Beds

Ashfall Fossil Beds is located in Verdigris Township Nebraska. One thing that the Ashfall Fossil Beds has is the fossils of mammals that come from right in the middle of the Miocene geologic epoch.



5. Strategic Air and Space Museum

The Strategic Air and Space Museum is located in Ashland Nebraska. The museum has one of the most top notch collections involving strategic aircraft. Some of the collections include the Avro Vulcan, Convair B-58 Hustler and the Rockewell B-1A Lancer.



4. Omaha Botanical Gardens

The Omaha Botanical Gardens is located in Omaha Nebraska. In 1995 a beautiful rose garden was constructed. It has a maple linden forest, oak hickory forest plus a farmstead windbreak.



3. Durham Western Heritage Museum

The Durham Western Heritage Museum is located in Omaha Nebraska. The museum displays and preserves the history of the western region of the United States.



2. Chimney Rock National Historic Site

The Chimney Rock National Historic Site is located in West Bayard Nebraska. It's a geological prominent rock formation.



1. Henry Doorly Zoo

The Henry Doorly Zoo is located in Omaha Nebraska. The zoo has many exhibits which include the Lied Jungle and it also has the Scott Kingdom of the Seas Aquarium.

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