Conveniently located off I-80, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Kearney, NE is ideal for visiting the Kearney Archway and the Viaero Event Center. We are less than three miles from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, where you can visit students and attend sports games. Are you an outdoor enthusiast? Be sure to stop by the world’s second Cabela’s store, just 11 minutes from the hotel. From March to mid-April, see the Sandhill Crane migration up close at the Rowe Sanctuary, less than 20 minutes away.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Find a quiet stopping place with a refreshing indoor pool at the Country Inn & Suites. As a special treat, we host a Manager’s Reception, featuring complimentary beverages and snacks. Additional amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Our well-appointed rooms and suites provide comfortable beds and flat-screen TVs to help you have a restful stay. You can connect to the free high-speed Internet access to plan the day’s activities or catch up on email. Standard room highlights include:
Need additional room for the family? Reserve one of our Executive Suites to enjoy a separate living area with a sleeper sofa.
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Start each morning with coffee, pastries and fresh fruit from the complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. You can also choose from a selection of hot items, including omelets, bacon and French toast. We are less than one mile from several excellent restaurants, including Old Chicago and Red Lobster. Whiskey Creek Wood Fire Grill serves tasty fire-grilled entrees within walking distance of the hotel.
Things to Do in Kearney
Though known as the annual destination for thousands of Sandhill Cranes, Kearney is less than seven miles from popular sites like the Museum of Nebraska Art and the Fort Kearny State Historical Park. Don’t miss these favorites during your stay:
University of Nebraska at Kearney – The UNK campus is less than 10 minutes from our hotel, making it easy to attend Lopers games at the Cushing Coliseum. You can also tour the on-site G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Kearney Archway – Stretching 310 feet over I-80, the Archway is a unique museum, less than three miles away, that tells the story of early pioneers. After you explore the exhibits, navigate your way through the TrailBlaze Maze, a 4,800-square-foot labyrinth.
Viaero Event Center – Just three minutes from the hotel, the Viaero Event Center is home to the Tri-City Storm hockey team and the Nebraska Cranes basketball team. The center also hosts trade shows, concerts and conventions throughout the year.
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Groups & Meetings
The meeting space at the Country Inn & Suites is ideal for events from birthday parties to business conferences. The charming dining room can be reserved any time after breakfast and arranged to your specifications. Our professional staff can help you arrange every detail, from setup to off-site catering to ensure you have a flawless event. If you’re planning a wedding reception, be sure to ask about available discounts.
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