Omaha found the perfect recipe for family-pleasing vacations: Combine a world-class zoo with a new baseball stadium, grassy parks and vibrant festivals; throw in a few fun eateries; and finish with a family-friendly hotel.
Happy Heart Destination Kayak the Niobrara River with Graham Canoe Outfitters (Valentine) offers half-day to trips with canoes, to tubes, tandem and solo kayaks, car shuttles, riverside camping and full-service catering.
Ashfall Fossil Beds: Fossil "Pompeii" of Prehistory. Ash from a Yellowstone hotspot eruption million years ago created these fossilized bone beds. The Ashfall Fossil Beds are especially famous for fossils of mammals from the middle Miocene geologic epoch.
Fossils aren't just the remains of plants or animals. This is a Paleocastor burrow fossil, the preserved remains of a corkscrew den up to 9 feet in length, occupied by an early type of beaver. From Sioux County, NEBRASKA
How to Transfer Ink to Wood: Simply framing your favorite photos doesn't quite do them justice. Try transferring your best prints onto wood. This creative display will showcase your picture perfect moments in a manner that's worthy of their greatness.