Find Outstanding Attractions Just Down I-80
When you stay at the Country Inn & Suites near I-80, you’ll be a short drive from several exciting Kearney attractions. Nature lovers can lose themselves in Rowe Sanctuary, a February migration point for a massive number of Sandhill Cranes. Get all the gear you need for hunting, fishing or camping at Cabela's, and then head to Fort Kearny State Recreation Area where you can put it to good use. The Great Platte River Road Archway Museum and Pioneer Village are excellent destinations for not only history buffs, but also children.
Check out these popular destinations:
- Viaero Event Center (0.5 miles)
See brilliant musical performances or experience the excitement of a hockey game while you’re in the Midwest and cheer on the Tri-State Storm.
Phone: +1 (308) 338-8144
- KidZone Children's Museum (2 miles)
This hands-on museum prides itself in letting kids be kids. See how the fun, educational atmosphere strengthens children’s intellect and creativity.
Phone: +1 (308) 698-2228
- Museum of Nebraska Art (2 miles)
This museum—a testimony to the influence of art—started with only 30 works and has expanded to a permanent collection of 5,000 masterpieces in addition to rotating exhibitions.
Phone: +1 (308) 865-8559
- University of Nebraska at Kearney (2.5 miles)
Whether you’re a prospective student, a visiting parent or a curious traveler, the university welcomes guests to witness the academic excellence and exciting student life on campus.
Phone: +1 (308) 865-8441
- The Great Platte River Road Archway Museum (3 miles)
A 310-foot stroll across this archway spanning Interstate 80 is guaranteed to be an educational experience. Hear exciting stories of the Oregon Trail and see interactive displays of pioneer life.
Phone: +1 (308) 237-1000
- Cabela's (3.5 miles)
This isn’t just any Cabela’s store. It was the second Cabela’s location in the world to open its doors to avid hunters, fishermen and other outdoor enthusiasts.
Phone: +1 (308) 234-3933
- Fort Kearny State Historical Park (6.5 miles)
Since the US Army built this haven on the Oregon Trail in 1848, the building has endured and today attracts tourists fascinated by the pioneers.
Phone: +1 (308) 865-5305
- Fort Kearny State Recreation Area (6.5 miles)
Camp, fish and hike in the same area the pioneers did at this 186-acre state park.
Phone: +1 (308) 865-5305
- Rowe Sanctuary (18 miles)
Observe more cranes than you’ve seen in a lifetime, and learn about their migration patterns at this 782-acre bird sanctuary.
- Pioneer Village (18 miles)
Explore an impressive collection of American history artifacts at Pioneer Village where you can see a Pony Express Relay Station, a Historic General Store, an Antique Toy Collection and a Blacksmith Shop.
Phone: +1 (308) 832-1181