2020 Nebraska Passport

DISCOVER NEBRASKA’S HIDDEN GEMS The purpose of the Nebraska Passport is to help travelers discover Nebraska’s hidden gems. The Nebraska Passport is special because it offers a wide variety of travel adventures, including: museums, parks, restaurants, wineries, retail stores and more. The program runs from June 1 to October 31, 2020 Passports available at Passport Locations … Continue reading “2020 Nebraska Passport”


COVID-19 Information for the Kearney Area

The Kearney Visitors Bureau has been following the rapidly evolving news about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we understand that our community and travelers may be concerned about COVID-19 and how it may affect them. Below we have compiled lists of openings and links to more information to try to help during this ever-changing time. Attractions: Kearney Archway … Continue reading "COVID-19 Information for the Kearney Area"


Kearney Flood Update

(UPDATED 11/6) We are making progress here in Kearney. As of today (11/6/2019) all of our hotel properties are open for business. We now have 1,600+ rooms available now – Here is a current list: AmericInn 308-234-7800 Best Western Plus Mid Nebraska Inn & Suites 308-234-2541 Candlewood Suites 308-234-1100 Comfort Inn 308-236-3400 Country Inn & Suites … Continue reading “Kearney Flood Update”


Summer Bucket List

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

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