Here Are 9 Wonders Of Nebraska

Take a journey through the natural, cultural and man-made marvels that prove Nebraska is much more than just a flyover state.

Every year, nearly half a million cranes stop over in Nebraska to rest and feed during their pilgrimage from southern North America to Canada.

Union Pacific’s Bailey Yard is the largest railroad classification yard in the world. Every day, the yard caters to approximately 10,000 rail cars that need to be sorted and paired.

Housed in a former Union Station building, Durham Museum is a time capsule of a bygone era, with its Art Deco style and restored rail cars from the late 1800s and early 1900s.

This living history museum tells the story of settlers and Native Americans through art galleries, artifacts and recreations.

As the birthplace of the tree planter’s holiday, Nebraska attracts nature lovers and families to the Arbor Day Farm, where 260 acres of forested trails, gardens, an arboretum and other natural attractions await.

Known for being a mile wide and an inch deep, Platte River is the country’s longest braided river.

In celebration of the Great Platte River Road that led gold seekers, missionaries and settlers through Nebraska, the Archway Monument takes visitors on a journey spanning 170 years.

In the middle of the Oglala National Grasslands in far northwestern Nebraska, eroded sandstone rock formations and ancient fossils abound at Toadstool Geologic Park, which sits in the bed of a river that flowed millions of years ago.

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