Landlocked Nebraska seems like an unlikely location for a lighthouse. Head west to the city of Scottsbluff, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find a large stone lighthouse on the banks of Lake Minatare. Climb to the top of this adorable lighthouse for sweeping views of the lake and countryside. Take a trip to this unique Nebraska destination that your family won’t soon forget.

It’s worth noting that a Nebraska State Park Permit is required to enter this park area. However, a daily pass can be purchased for $6.

Address: Lake Minatare Road, Scottsbluff, NE 69361. Open daily until October 15th.

If you can’t get enough of the great outdoors, you’ll want to visit the largest man-made forest in the U.S. You probably had no idea that it’s right here in Nebraska!

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