2013 Tourism Sites Selected for Nebraska Passport Program


Stops for the 2013 Nebraska Passport program have been selected. The 80 featured stops aim to encourage travelers to explore Nebraska and collect stamps from each attraction to earn prizes.

The 2013Passport will feature 80 attractions on 10 themed tours: Hit the Hot Spots,Meet the Locals, Picture the Scene, Play Outside, Savor the Flavor, Seeing isBelieving, Sleep Tight, Tap Into It, Turn the Page and Wrangle the West.

The program has travelers visit the attractions from May through September to earn stamps to redeem for prizes.

For each completed tour, participants win a Nebraska PassportT-shirt. Travelers may also receive 20 $1 Nebraska Lottery Scratch coupons incelebration of the Nebraska Lottery's 20th anniversary (for 20 stamps) and adigital camera (for 40 stamps).

Agrand-prize drawing for an iPad mini will be held in October. This year, anadditional drawing for 300 $1 Nebraska Lottery Scratch tickets will be held forall participants, 19 and older, who turn in passports with at least one stamp.

Passportswill be available at participating stops in May or can be pre-ordered byemailing

For more information about the tourism stops, go to

2013Passport Tours and Stops

Hitthe Hot Spots

  • ArborDay Farm Tree Adventure, Nebraska City
  • PetrifiedWood and Art Gallery, Ogallala
  • StuhrMuseum of the Prairie Pioneer, Grand Island
  • Master'sHand Candle Company and Serendipity Chocolate Factory, Tekamah
  • FortRobinson State Park, Crawford
  • SandhillsMotel & Glidden Canoe Rental, Mullen
  • NEBRASKAlandDAYS, North Platte
  • GreenLantern Steakhouse and Lounge, Decatur

Meetthe Locals

  • Rickyand Lucy's Country Greenhouse, Sidney
  • PrairieGrounds Café and Gifts, Broken Bow
  • GROWNebraska Buy It Local Store, Grand Island
  • BackAlley Bakery, Hastings
  • PrairiePoint Junction Quilt Shop, Cozad
  • LakotaHope Center/Lightshine Thrift Store and Lakota Art Institute, Whiteclay
  • It's AllAbout Bees, Ralston
  • ClassicCar Collection, Kearney

Picturethe Scene

  • SpringfieldArtworks, Springfield
  • SheldonMuseum of Art, Lincoln
  • ThedfordArt Gallery, Thedford
  • WoodlandTrails Art & Learning Center, Winnebago
  • WesternNebraska Arts Center, Scottsbluff
  • NorfolkArts Center, Norfolk
  • BoneCreek Museum of Agrarian Art, David City
  • The Artand Gift Gallery, North Platte


  • SpringCreek Prairie Audubon Center, Denton
  • NebraskaNational Forest (Bessey Ranger District/Bessey Nursery), Halsey
  • FortNiobrara National Wildlife Refuge, Valentine
  • CraneTrust Nature & Visitor Center, Wood River
  • FontenelleForest, Bellevue
  • SunkenGardens and Lincoln Children's Zoo, Lincoln
  • KimmelOrchard & Vineyard, Nebraska City
  • AgateFossil Beds National Monument, Harrison

Savorthe Flavor

  • PourHouse Tasting Room, Friend
  • LakehouseBar & Grill, North Platte
  • Ozzie& Jan's Famous Lee's Chicken, Lincoln
  • R.F.Goeke Variety Store and Soda Fountain, Atkinson
  • RangeCafé & Bassett Lodge, Bassett
  • TheRocket Inn, Indianola
  • BeeHavenFarm Roadside Market, Harrisburg
  • Barnstormers,Norfolk

SeeingIs Believing

  • GeneralCrook House at Fort Omaha, Omaha
  • FortHartsuff State Historical Park, Burwell
  • ChimneyRock National Historic Site, Bayard
  • LincolnCounty Historical Museum, North Platte
  • BoysTown, Boys Town
  • InternationalQuilt Study Center & Museum, Lincoln
  • KnightMuseum & Sandhills Center, Alliance
  • MayhewCabin with John Brown's Cave, Nebraska City


  • CrystalKey Inn Bed & Breakfast, Newman Grove
  • HistoricArgo Hotel and Steakhouse, Crofton
  • WhisperingPines Bed and Breakfast, Nebraska City
  • TwoRivers State Recreation Area, Waterloo
  • CalamusOutfitters, Burwell
  • ArrowHotel & Suites, Broken Bow
  • InnerMaker Bed & Breakfast, Seward
  • TheBalcony House Bed & Breakfast, Imperial

TapInto It

  • LoopBrewing Company, McCook
  • ThunderheadBrewing Company, Kearney
  • LuckyBucket Brewing Company, LaVista
  • SchillingBridgeWinery & Microbrewery, Pawnee City
  • NebraskaBrewing Company, Papillion
  • SoaringWings Vineyard and Brewery, Springfield
  • ZiplineBrewing Company, Lincoln
  • BlueBlood Brewing Company, Lincoln

Turnthe Page

  • BessStreeter Aldrich House & Museum, Elmwood
  • WillaCather State Historic Site/Red Cloud Opera House, Red Cloud
  • John G.Neihardt State Historic Site, Bancroft
  • MariSandoz High Plains Heritage Center, Chadron
  • WrightMorris Walking/Driving Tour, Central City
  • JanePope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors & Loren Eisley Exhibit atBennett Martin Library, Lincoln
  • TheLyceum Café and Bookstore, Brownville
  • TheSisters Grimm, Bushnell

Wranglethe West

  • NebraskaState Capitol, Lincoln
  • Glur'sTavern, Columbus
  • HighPlains Homestead, Home of the Drifter Cookshack and Bunkhouse, Crawford
  • BuffaloBill Ranch State Historical Park, North Platte
  • Museumof the Fur Trade, Chadron
  • Morgan'sStore, Ellsworth
  • StrawbaleChurch, Arthur
  • ArthurBowring Ranch State Historical Park, Merriman