This Scenic 272-Mile Drive Just May Be The Most Underrated Adventure In Nebraska

Nebraska’s scenic country drives are perfect for getting out and seeing all of the splendid landscapes our state has to offer. The next time you’re looking for a relaxing country drive, remember this highway journey that may just be the most beautiful in the state.

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This unique journey is one of the most underrated adventures in the state. There’s really no wrong time to take this drive, though summer may be best if you want to see the sandhills decked out in their finest greenery. Have you ever driven the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway? Tell us about your trip in the comments!

For information on all nine of Nebraska’s officially designated scenic byways, visit this article from our archives.