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Welcome to Kearney!

Let’s start with the basics…
Kearney pronounced
/ˈkärnē/ (car + knee)
CITY IN NEBRASKA

1. A colorful and exciting city situated in the heart of the Heartland.

2. The Sandhill Crane Capital of the World

Now that we got that out of the way, here are a dozen things you ought to know about Kearney.

Experience One of the Earth’s Greatest Migrations

Experience the sites and sounds of the world’s largest gathering of Sandhill Cranes during their spring migration through central Nebraska. Each spring over 650,000 Sandhill Cranes converge on the Platte River from mid-February to early-April to fuel up before continuing their journey to the northern US, Canada, Alaska, and as far as Siberia.

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Kiki is enjoying playtime during #PetBoarding with us.
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Playtime, staff time, and fur brushing are great examples of the important interactive service we offer to our feline friends.
Keep your kitty happy when they board with us! DM to find out more!
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Ready. Set. Go!! 🚦The new Indoor Black Light Go-Kart Arena is NOW OPEN at @bigapplekearney #visitkearney #kearneynebraska #gokarts #readysetgo #thegoodlife
April snow showers ❄️ bring April flowers 🌸 or however that saying goes! #spring in #nebraska @downtownkearney #mural #downtownkearney #visitkearney #honestlyne
Sandhill Cranes at dusk along the Platte River at rowesanctuary in Nebraska. 
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Party on the Platte last night on our guided tour at @rowesanctuary If you have not experience the #sandhillcranemigration it definitely needs to be on your #bucketlist  #nebraska #sandhillcranes #platteriver #kearneynebraska #visitkearney
After a couple days of rain I’m not sure who was more excited for the sun and Warner temps, the cranes or me the guy to had an overnight photo blind in the blustery rain and sleet. Hopefully next year I’ll get luckier with the weather.
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