Why Otoe County? Why Not. From the Home of Arbor Day to GermanFest and from some of the best golf in the state to wineries, Otoe County has it all.

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Golf

If golf is your game, and even if it isn't because to be honest you don't have to be that good at golf to enjoy it, Otoe County has five local courses.  This photo is of Arbor Links just outside…


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GermanFest

Welcome to GermanFest, the areas largest German heritage celebration and just a flat out grand time.  I don't know if this gentlemen is the official host of GermanFest but he should be.  This celebration is hosted annually in Syracuse Nebraska…


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Restaurants & Wineries

After all of the adventure you are bound to get hungry.  Settle down for a great meal at numerous places around Otoe County.  If you are more thirsty than hungry, how about one of our local wineries and some light…


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Ferris Wheel

One of the most amazing views you will get of Otoe County is at the top of this ferris wheel.  Just the picture of it is absolutely gorgeous.  Chicago's ferris wheel on the pier has nothing on Otoe County's!


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Discovery Ride

Enjoy this one hour ride through the backwoods of Arbor Day Farm, pick some apples at the orchard, see where great wine gets it start in the vineyards, and learn some interesting historical and conservation facts courtesy of your own…


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Arbor Day Farm Bridge

If you just want to getaway from everything there are a ton of hiking trails in Otoe County including one that will lead you to the Arbor Day bridge.  Its a great place to get some peace and quiet and,…


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Lied Lodge

From hosting meetings and events to letting the kids swim in the pool and from playing a round of golf to reliving history, Lied Lodge has an experience for everybody.  Oh yeah, they also have an award winning restaurant and…


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Lied Greenhouse at Arbor Day Farm

Explore over 100,000 seedlings of seven different species of trees in the greenhouse.  A little known fact is these tree seedlings are shipped out and planted throughout the entire United States as part of the National Arbor Day Foundation’s Gift Tree…


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Arbor Day Farm Barns

If a wedding is in your near future, one of the best places to have it is at Lied Lodge or at one of the barns.  You'll have the gorgeous backdrop of Arbor Day Farms and the amenities to host…


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Arbor Lodge State Historical Park

One of the most beautiful scenes to take in is at the Arbor Lodge State Historical Park.  This lodge has over 52 rooms and was once the home  of J. Sterling Morton.  Morton is credited as being the Father of Arbor Day…


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