In case our numerous lakes and rivers don’t offer you enough watery fun in the summer, Nebraska also has a nice selection of water parks that you can enjoy with the family. So put on some sunscreen, grab the towels, and head out for some fun in the sun! We’re about to explore the best waterparks in Nebraska.

Have you been to any of the best waterparks in Nebraska? Which one is your favorite? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below! And if you know another must-visit summer destination in Nebraska, nominate it for a chance to be featured.

Several hotels in Nebraska also feature water parks that require you to be a registered guest to use them. If your city or town doesn’t have a water park, never fear. Just about every town in the state has its own municipal pool – and plenty of them have a slide or two and a diving board. Happy splashing and swimming!

For even more warm weather fun, check out the top attractions that everyone in Nebraska should visit this summer.

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Summer in Nebraska

What are the best summer destinations in Nebraska?

The best places to visit during summer in Nebraska are:

  • Arbor Day Farm, Nebraska City
  • Cody Park, North Platte
  • Homestead National Monument, Beatrice
  • Knight Museum and Sandhills Center, Alliance
  • Lake McConaughy, Ogallala
  • Nebraska State Fair, Grand Island
  • Riverside Discovery Center, Scottsbluff
  • Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, Ashland


What are the best campgrounds in Nebraska?

The best campgrounds in Nebraska are:

  • Enders Reservoir, Enders
  • Niobrara State Park, Niobrara
  • Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland
  • Wagon Train State Recreation Area, Hickman
  • Fort Robinson State Park, Crawford
  • Fort Kearny State Recreation Area, Kearney
  • Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area, Fremont


What are the best ice cream shops in Nebraska?

The best ice cream shops in Nebraska are:

  • Cheri O's, Ashland
  • Chocolaterie Stam, Papillion
  • The Chubby Monkey, Shelton
  • Durham Museum Soda Fountain, Omaha
  • eCreamery, Omaha
  • The Hub, Burwell
  • Ivanna Cone, Lincoln
  • Platte Valley Creamery, Scottsbluff
  • The Potter Sundry, Potter

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