5 Must See Spots In Eastern Nebraska
Brownville, Nebraska
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On the banks of the Missouri River in southeastern Nebraska, this town has it all. Main street is filled with old buildings turned into museums.
A restaurant, coffee shop, and many boutique stores also line the streets.
Wander through the rest of this little town to find more museums and a winery!
Ashfall Fossil Beds near Creighton
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Proving Nebraska was once a tropical landscape, hundreds of fossils were preserved at this ancient watering hole after a dense volcanic ash fall.
Along with the fossils there are many beautiful trails. A Nebraska State Parks pass is required for entry along with a $7.50/pp ticket.
Niobrara State Park in Niobrara
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The Niobrara and Missouri rivers join together here to make a beautiful landscape. Hike the riverside trails or through the surrounding hills.
Tent camping and cabins are also available. And with these views, it is worth the drive to the top of the state.
Fontanelle Forest in Bellevue
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Boasting a boardwalk trail, dirt trails, ropes course, and play areas for kids...this is a must see! Truly beautiful in any season. Cost is $11/pp.
Indian Cave State Park near Shubert
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Lying in the hills on the banks of the Missouri, visitors can hike trails, camp, ride horses, and explore the ghost town of St. Deroin.
Built in 1854 and abandoned in 1920, the park now surrounds the old town. You can visit the restored schoolhouse and ring the old school bell.
Or walk over to the old general store. There is a cave, as the name of the park suggests, but it has been closed for some time due to flooding.
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