November 10, 2014
Sometimes you just need to get away. Sure, everyone wants a big, extravagant vacation, a week on the beach sipping cocktails, hitting the slopes and coming back to a lodge or taking the kids to Disney. These are all wonderful options. For most of us, they’re not an option for a quick weekend getaway. If you need a break from the stress of the work-a-day world, ask yourself what’s really important. Where you go, or who you go with? What so many of us really need is a quick, easy, getaway with the people we love.
The problem with big vacations is that they require planning. No one decides on a Wednesday that they’re going to Cancun that Friday, it just doesn’t work that way. You have kids to plan around, work schedules to fit in, sports activities almost every weekend and countless responsibilities. On the other hand there are a bunch of great places in Otoe County Nebraska that offer an easy way to get away for a night or a weekend.
The Lied Lodge offers a great option for couples and families to get away and explore Arbor Day Farms as well as to take advantage of all the amenities that the hotel has to offer. Read More...
July 19, 2014
Every 2nd Saturday of July, Syracuse Nebraska hosts GermanFest.
It has all of usual activities associated with small-town Midwestern festivals: Music, dancing, races, beer, and games. What GermanFest has that makes it unique are wiener dog races. That’s right, wiener dog races. They set up a gated five lane “racetrack” Read More..
July 22, 2014
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 it was like to live back in the 1800s. Read More..