Adventure Awaits When You Take A Self-Guided Tour along Nebraska’s Heritage Highway

The communities along Nebraska's Heritage Highway have so many fun and unique things to offer visitors, but do you know what's in your own backyard?

Heritage Highway Tours are a great way to get to know your neighbors, make new friends and learn about the wonderful opportunities for fun along Nebraska's Heritage Highway!

Richardson County – Nemaha County – Johnson County
Your adventure begins in Falls City with a tour of the Richardson County Museum and ends in Johnson County at Ramsey’s Family fountain where you can get a green river. Click here a sample itinerary

Pawnee County – Spend the day in Pawnee County!
Your adventure begins in Burchard with a silent movie and the Harold Lloyd Museum and ends at an Amish farm. Click here a sample itinerary

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Gage County – Beatrice Area
Your journey begins near Beatrice where you will explore history, fashion, industry and the arts. Culinary delights, fine wine and shopping all come together to create a unique experience that is sure to be one you’ll want to repeat! Click here for a sample itinerary

Gage County – Beatrice Area
Historical Markers Walking Tour
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Homestead National Monument – Beatrice Area
Choose from 4 different tour itineraries, one full-day, 3 half-day options and explore the byway’s only National Monument, buildings, grounds, exhibits and interpretive centers. Click here to view all itineraries.

Quilt Discovery Experience
Stop by either the Heritage Center or the Education Center at Homestead National Monument of America and pick up a free Quilt Discovery Experience booklet.  Enjoy roaming the trails across the prairie and through the woods, discovering the 120 years of quilt patterns history along the way.
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Jefferson County – Fairbury Area
Make plans to visit Fairbury on the First Friday of the month for a getaway that features history, art, music, shopping and fun! Click here for a sample itinerary

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Thayer County – Hebron
Home of the World's Largest Porch Swing!
Hebron is a small rural community with hidden gems throughout town. From the Hebron Post Office Mural to our Arrowhead Gardens Arboretum and our historic courthouse, be sure to check out all Hebron has to offer!
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Southeast Nebraska – Fairmont to Pawnee City
12 towns, 4 counties, 2 days!
Do you have an appetite for Southeast Nebraska history, Midwest culture, and small-town food treats? “Git Your Fill” with this two-day tour, which starts at Fairmont and takes you to 12 communities in four counties before ending in Pawnee City.

For a complete itinerary, courtesy of the Southeast Nebraska Tourism Council, click here

Southeast Nebraska – Weeping Water to Bellevue
Join us on a unique adventure as tourists take in the best of our past while exploring our present and future! This diversified tour includes stops along unique agriculture sites, several museums, and, you guessed it……. Old fashioned soda fountains! There is something for everyone-call today!

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Southeast Nebraska – Wilber to Beatrice
Visit the Czech business district, find out more about the first rural mail delivery in Tecumseh, tour the Johnson County Courthouse, enjoy an Amish lunch and end your day in Beatrice!

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Southeast Nebraska – Falls City to Nebraska City
This tour starts at Falls City, Nebraska located near the Missouri River and follows the river most of the way. As you go along you will see lots of trees and rolling hills. You go to towns that are the oldest in Nebraska. Brownville was founded in 1854. Otoe county has apple orchards, vineyards and untamed woods. Come on this journey and experience all of this.

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Southeast Nebraska – Fairmont to Fairbury
This is sure to be a new tour for you to investigate and enjoy. Southeast Nebraska Tourism Council is promoting places that most people have probably never been to. Your total mileage from Fairmont to Fairbury is 38 miles without the side roads to Belvidere and Strang.

For a complete itinerary, courtesy of the Southeast Nebraska Tourism Council, click here

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Webster County – Red Cloud Area
Your adventure begins at the historic Red Cloud Opera House and ends with a restful night in the Cather Second Home guest house. Click here for a sample itinerary

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Republican River Wildlife Tour – Red Cloud, Republican City, Alma
Your adventure begins on the Willa Cather native prairie near Red Cloud and takes you along Highway 136 to Republican City and Alma. Bring your camera and see abundant wildlife in their natural habitat, including many species of birds and mammals including prairie dogs. Enjoy beautiful scenery and rare & beautiful flora & fauna. Click here for a sample itinerary

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