15 Reasons Why Nebraska’s Panhandle Is One Of The Most Underrated Places In America
According to National Geographic, there are 10 state panhandles in the U.S., and Nebraska’s ranks at number 3. That’s not bad, considering that most people who travel through the panhandle do so at 75 miles an hour on I-80 on their way to somewhere else. If you slow down and take a little time, you’ll see that the Panhandle actually has quite a lot to offer, whether you live here or you’re just visiting.
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It’s easy to see how Nebraska’s panhandle gets overlooked, but now that you know what treasures abound there, we bet you’ll start planning your summer trip soon. There are far too many great things about this unique part of Nebraska to stuff into one article, but we promise – we didn’t forget about any of them! Let us know in the comments what your favorite things are about the Panhandle.
As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.
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