Sips and Suds in Central Nebraska

Here in Nebraska we like to get together with friends and soak in the good life with a good drink in hand. Whether you are a beer lover or a self-proclaimed wine-o, you will find yourself in good company at one of our local breweries or wineries. Kearney offers a selection of taphouses, pubs and … Continue reading “Sips and Suds in Central Nebraska”

Kearney Flood Update

(UPDATED 10/15) We are making progress here in Kearney. As of today (10/15/2019) we have several of our hotel properties that are dry and open for business. We have 1,400+ 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 … 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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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