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Kearney Staycation Ideas

With summer quickly approaching it is time to start planning some family vacations. But what if you could take an awesome vacation and not spend hours in the car, or spend a bunch of money on airfare? Staycations have been on the rise over the past few years as families want to have a great … Continue reading “Kearney Staycation Ideas”

Just For Fun, Tourism

Inside the Tourism Industry – PT 3

Travel matters – tourism affects our whole community. Your vacation actually impacts more than you may realize, from supporting local jobs and attractions to bringing money into local businesses. The Stagecoach is very familiar with the tourism industry and looks forward to travelers walking through their door each year. This summer is going to be … Continue reading “Inside the Tourism Industry – PT 3”

History & Fine Arts, Just For Fun, Shopping, Tourism

Inside the Tourism Industry – Pt 2

Follow along as we go inside the tourism industry in Buffalo County. Today we are taking a closer look inside our office here at the Kearney Visitors Bureau. Meet Sarah Focke, our Tourism & Convention Sales Manager (aka our local event planning expert). Did you know that Kearney hosts more than 1,350 events each year? … Continue reading “Inside the Tourism Industry – Pt 2”

Conventions, Tourism

Inside the Tourism Industry – Pt 1

Located in the heart of Nebraska, Kearney’s central location and proximity to I-80 has made it a destination for travelers, family reunions and many events and conventions. Kearney is a great place full of attractions and history, but one of the best features is the people! Tourism in Buffalo County helps our community in many … Continue reading “Inside the Tourism Industry – Pt 1”

Guest Bloggers, Tourism

Tourism Matters in Buffalo County

It’s National Travel and Tourism Week and Kearney, along with other communities across the country celebrate how travel matters to American jobs, economic growth and personal well-being. This year’s theme, “Travel Matters,” highlights the innumerable ways in which travel makes up our community culture and economy. Tourism is Nebraska’s 3rd largest industry and supports over … Continue reading “Tourism Matters in Buffalo County”

Conventions, Events, Tourism

Travel bloggers Steve and Ann Teget of PostcardJar.com show you 20 things to do in Kearney while you’re waiting on the cranes

By Steve Teget Sitting in the blind you’re amazed at the noise coming from the river. The cranes get louder and more frenzied, reaching a crescendo you simply weren’t expecting. Suddenly, tens of thousands of huge birds take to the air, wings flapping, the squeaking even louder now. You watch as the flocks head off … Continue reading “Travel bloggers Steve and Ann Teget of PostcardJar.com show you 20 things to do in Kearney while you’re waiting on the cranes”

Events, Guest Bloggers

NSAA State Speech Returns to Kearney

Over the two day event, close to 3,000 individuals find their way across the UNK campus in support of the activity.
By Deb Velder, NSAA Associate Director

Events, Guest Bloggers

6 January Events to Hit

Start 2019 off right with these Kearney events that are too good to miss!
By Krystal Webster

Events, Just For Fun, Sports

Exploring the Oregon Trail in Nebraska

Read all about lifestyle blogger Erin Fairchild’s adventures in Kearney. From awesome food to places off the beaten path, she takes you there!
By Erin Fairchild, herheartlandsoul.com

Dine & Draft, Guest Bloggers, History & Fine Arts, Just For Fun

For Car Fans, Art Lovers and History Buffs

Classic car fans, art lovers, and those who enjoy history will find attractions in Kearney, Nebraska worthy of their attention. Each place has its own story.
By Nan Miller, nanmillertimes.com

Guest Bloggers, History & Fine Arts

The Museum Above the Interstate

Join Nan Miller has she takes you through the Kearney Archway on one of her many stops in Nebraska.
By Nan Miller, nanmillertimes.com

Guest Bloggers, History & Fine Arts

A Traveler’s Guide of the Sandhill Crane Migration

This often overlooked and underrated annual event is majestic, beautiful, inspiring and everything you need to look at Nebraska travel in a whole new light.
By LeAnna Brown, WellTraveledNebraskan.com

Events, Guest Bloggers, History & Fine Arts, Just For Fun