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This Could Be Your View

20

MAY
2013
This Could Be Your View

Start your week off right with a Sandhills sunset, courtesy of the Nebraska Tourism Coalition's R. Neibel.The largest stabilized sand dunes in the Western Hemisphere; a sight for sore eyes and a great way to look forward to a weekend out west. For more info on what these grassy dunes have to offer,

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Fun at Fort Robinson

09

JUN
2013
Fun at Fort Robinson

Surrounded by rugged ranchlands and pine-speckled bluffs, steeped long and deep with Old-West history, beautiful, peaceful and fun – this is Fort Robinson, Nebraska. Sculpted with ancient cottonwood trees and century-old buildings, the Fort’s sheer enormity absorbs most t

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Get in the Car and Ride: Big Red, Big Sky, Big Adventure

01

MAY
2013
Get in the Car and Ride: Big Red, Big Sky, Big Adventure

Beautiful Nebraska, peaceful prairieland, Laced with many rivers, and the hills of sand; Dark green valleys cradled in the earth, Rain and sunshine bring abundant birth. From Beautiful Nebraska Monumental landscapes and miles of mountain biking meet American history and

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Toadstool Travels

04

AUG
2013
Toadstool Travels

Attention aspiring astronauts (past or present): If you have ever wondered what it was like to walk on another planet, you must visit Toadstool Geologic Park in Western Nebraska. It is unlike any adventure you will ever have. Toadstool’s namesake is its giant stones are perfectly

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Get sand in your tracks at Lake Mac!

25

SEP
2013
Get sand in your tracks at Lake Mac!

Lake McConaughy will host its first ATV riding event – ATV Jamboree at Lake McConaughy. September 27-29, 2013. This event will be a fun time and provide a great riding area for ATV enthusiasts. This is the first time the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) has permitted ATV ridi

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Story Seeking in Western Nebraska

21

MAY
2013
Story Seeking in Western Nebraska

The Western Nebraska Tourism Coalition, together with award-winning bi-monthly magazine Nebraska Life, is beginning work on the 2014 edition of Journey to Western Nebraska, the region’s official tourism magazine. Tourism is up out west thanks, in part, to the

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Gordon Howard's Chimney Rock

07

JUL
2013
Gordon Howard's Chimney Rock

When the sun rises just right, the homestead where Gordon Howard was born 78 years ago in a two-story sod house is touched by the shadow of Chimney Rock. The iconic landmark that served as an important milestone to roughly half a million westward pioneers in the 1800s has been a part o

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Let's Get Digital

01

MAY
2013
Let's Get Digital

See it here first: engage, eat, explore - and so much more - with Journey to Western Nebraska 2013 - Digital Edition.

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Little Lakes and Camping Stakes

30

JUN
2013
Little Lakes and Camping Stakes

Along with summer comes fun – and western Nebraska has many different state recreation areas that anyone can visit, any time of the week, just for fun. Lake McConaughy has many beautiful sandy beaches that are perfect for spending the day at the lake on. Bring the family, pack a picnic

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Enders SRA

20

AUG
2013
Enders SRA
Enders State Recreation Area

Enders SRA is located 5 miles east and 4.5 miles south of Imperial, NE. The reservoir has many offerings to those wishing to enjoy one of Nebraska’s best reservoirs. The SRA is a combination of recreational and wildlife lands. For recreation the SRA cannot be be

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