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 of Nebraska City. You can also enjoy Wildwood and Table [...]
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 in July and has a wide range of activities from [...]
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 snack food. Regardless what you are looking for, we have [...]
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!
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 Nature Interpreter.
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, according to the rumors, a great place to get engaged [...]
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 wine tasting for when you just want to unwind.
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 program. You can also take a tree seedling home with [...]
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 hundreds of your friends. Its a great place to host [...]
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 and this mansion gives you a great glimpse of what [...]