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Kearney, Nebraska

  • Sandhill Crane Migration

    Sandhill Crane MigrationFossil records reveal the sandhill cranes have been visiting this region for more than nine million years. For five weeks each spring, visitors to the Platte River valley in south-central Nebraska can...
    Sandhill Crane Migration

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Rowe Sanctuary

This 1,150 acre wildlife sanctuary is operated by the National Audubon Society to provide habitat for sandhill cranes, whooping cranes and other birds. In March and April, Rowe staff guides groups to four crane viewing blinds (enclosed wooden buildings), which accommodate 16 to 36

Kearney, NE Wildlife Refuges

Dr. A. O. Thomas House

The Thomas House was designed by Nebraska architect George A. Berlinghof in 1906 in the Neo-Classical Revival style. Dr. A. O. Thomas, a native of Illinois, was the first president of the Kearney State Normal School, now the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Kearney, NE Historic Buildings

Cabela's

Cabela's oldest existing retail showroom, the 17,000-square-foot Kearney, Nebraska store, is filled with all the quality outdoor gear you expect from the World'

Kearney, NE Sporting Venues

Cookbooks by Morris Press

You'll find thousands of hometown cookbooks from all 50 states when you visit the nation's largest publishers of fund-raising organizational and family cookbooks.

Kearney, NE Outlets

Kearney United States Post Office

Completed in 1911, the Post Office Building is a fine example of the Neo-Classical Revival style. It was designed by James Knox Taylor. Taylor's education and early practice was in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1897 he became the supervising architect of the U.S. Treasury.

Kearney, NE Historic Buildings

Things to do near Kearney, NE

Lovitt Historical Site

Between A.D. 1675-1725 Apache peoples known as the Dismal River Complex (and related to populations in the southwest, eastern...

St. Paul Municipal Pool

Swimming at the heated outdoor municipal pool is another favorite pastime. The St. Paul Municipal Pool offers Red Cross swim ...