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The must-see sites of Kearney

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postedOctober 21, 2017

Groups visiting the small Midwest city of Kearney, Nebraska, should follow the advice of the Kearney CVB and check out these must-see destinations:

Classic car museum  Kearney’s classic car collection includes more than 200 vintage cars ranging in age from the early 20th century to modern day. The attraction is open year-round and offers special group rates.

The Archway  Spanning an impressive 310 feet over Interstate 80, the Archway is both a monument and a museum, and visitors can travel back 170 years to learn the stories of the early pioneers in America’s westward movement.

Kearney Water Trail  Beginners and expert kayakers can enjoy the Kearney Water Trail, which stretches 2.3 miles down the Kearney Canal. Traveling along the trail is free, and visitors can rent canoes or kayaks from Kearney Paddle Sports.

Sandhill Crane Migration  From February through mid-April, visitors can see 600,000 sandhill cranes forage the croplands during the day, and at night, watch them come together to roost in the shallows of the Platte River. Audubon’s Nebraska Crane Festival will take place March 21–24, 2019, and include environmental speakers and birding expeditions.

For more information, email Roger Jasnoch or go to

Top photo: Sandhill Crane Migration
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