As you start filling your summer up with events save a spot for a stop in Kearney. Whether you come from hundreds of miles away or are looking for fun close to home, set your sites (and your GPS) on Kearney this summer. Kearney delivers a variety of experiences, from outdoor recreation and sporting events … Continue reading “Summer Bucket List”Dine & Draft, Events, History & Fine Arts, Just For Fun, Tourism
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 cranesMarch 25, 2019
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
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
The amazing thing is, it’s one of the greatest animal migrations on earth. Thousands of Sandhill Cranes begin arriving along the Platte River in late February and stay through March.
By Mark Gordon, mgordoncommunications.com
Witnessing the influx of tens of thousands of ancient birds and their landings on the shallow waters of the Platte, is truly one of the most breathtaking experiences I have ever had in nature.
By Ann Teget, postcardjar.com
Every fall, as I am painting the long blue line at the Kearney Country Club, I can’t help but remember my first state cross country meet in 1989…
By Brady Bonsall, UNK Track & Field/Cross Country Head Coach