Nebraska July 17, 2019
10 Awesome Things About Nebraska That Really Are For Everyone
If you live in Nebraska, you’ve probably heard the newest state slogan which was released in late 2018: “Honestly, it’s not for everyone.” The wording may seem a bit rude at first, but it perfectly reflects our straightforward Midwestern honesty. The truth is that Nebraska isn’t the most thrilling, action-packed place in the country and we’re not on most travelers’ bucket lists. But what we may lack in fast-paced adventures, we more than make up for in people, places, and experiences that you won’t find anywhere else.
These are just some of the things that should draw you here – because they really
are for everyone.
1. Our outdoor spaces.
Whether you're in the mood for a leisurely hike, a day of fishing, or a strenuous canoe excursion, there are endless outoor activities to keep you busy and happy here in Nebraska.
Read about some of our finest outdoor adventures
2. Our small towns.
You'll always feel welcome here in the friendly Conhusker State. Visit any of our many small towns to experience the welcoming nature of Nebraskans. Check out just a few of our charming little towns
3. Our cities.
We don't have many large cities, but the ones we do have are remarkable. You can find art, music, nightlife, dining, education, and other amenities that will rival other states' major metropolises. They're where big ideas and big experiences meet - but you'll still run into friendly faces everywhere you go.
4. Our rivers and lakes.
Even though it's the most landlocked state in the nation, Nebraska is a paradise for those who love spending their days on or in the water. We have more river miles than any other state and abundant lakes from one border to the other. Our state is even a destination for anglers!
Read about some of our most remarkable rivers
5. Our wildlife.
From the magnificent sandhill crane migration in the spring to the beauty of the bison herds to our
highly-rated safari park
, nature abounds here - and it's absolutely beautiful.
6. Our attractions.
7. Our landscapes.
Our pretty-as-a-picture views are absolutely breathtaking and not at all what most people expect from Nebraska. From the craggy buttes in the west to the rolling Sandhills in middle to the tree-lined hills and valleys of the east, these landscapes are unforgettable.
Take a look at some of our favorites
8. Our restaurants.
You can find everything from tiny cafes located in someone's house to world-class, award-winning, fancy-pants restaurants here in Nebraska. Whatever you're craving, there's a place out there that's perfect for you.
9. Our history.
Thanks to our central location, Nebraska was a stopover spot for thousands of pioneers as they made their way westward. Many of them stayed and built lives here, and all of them left their marks. There's a lot of captivating history in this "flyover state."
Check out the strange story of Nebraka's historic so-called volcano
10. Our culture.
We're a state full of friendly people who are happy to stop and have a chat anywhere, anytime, with anyone. Politeness and kindness are some of our shared qualities that we hold near and dear. Come visit and you'll see what we mean!
How do you feel about Nebraska’s latest slogan? Tell us all about it in the comments.