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Camping Safety Tips

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Camping Safety Tips

What could be better than a summertime camping retreat, where you can escape the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life by roughing it in the wild for a few days and getting closer to Mother Nature? But in addition to scenic hikes, gooey s’mores by the campfire and sleeping under a star-studded sky in a sleeping bag, there are the dreaded sunburns, mosquitoes and uncontrolled fires that can accompany them. Keep you and your family safe during your next camping excursion with the following camping safety tips. General Safety Although many of the following suggestions may seem obvious, it can...

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Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay

Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay

Nothing spoils a fun summer camping trip like your campsite being overrun with bugs, but the thought of spraying you and your family with toxic chemicals may be just as unappealing. Rest assured that there are many remedies out there that will repel insects without the risk of contact with dangerous solutions. Utilize the following camping tips so you can enjoy a pest-free outdoor adventure this summer! Choose your campsite wisely Simply ensuring that the place that you choose to set up camp isn’t a breeding ground for insects is an important step in keeping your excursion as pest-free as...

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Preparing for a Spring Camping Trip

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Preparing for a Spring Camping Trip

Preparing for a Spring Camping Trip

The snow has melted and summer is right around the corner. With cabin fever in the rearview mirror until next year, you may be anxious to hurry up and head out for a warm weather excursion. While spring is a great time for the first camping trip of the year, there are a few precautions that should be taken to ensure your adventure is rejuvenating, and doesn’t end up in disaster. Prepare for the Weather April showers bring May flowers, but they also bring a lot of mud and standing water, so be sure to bring waterproof boots, jackets and socks to keep dry while you’re exploring. Although...

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4 Reasons Why Nebraska is a Premier Bird Watching Destination

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why Nebraska is a Premier Bird Watching Destination

Spring is in the air, which can only mean one thing – prime bird watching is upon us here in Nebraska. The area is home to a couple of unique birding opportunities, including the chance to witness the fantastic courtship ritual between the sharp-tail grouse and prairie chicken. To help you in deciding your spring vacation destination, we’ve outlined the four biggest reasons why bird watching in the spring in Nebraska is an activity you need to put on your bucket list.  The animated Grassland Dance  Starting as early as February, and in full-swing by April, is the yearly Grassland Dance...

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Fun and Unique Polar Bear Tank Race Theme Ideas

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Fun and Unique Polar Bear Tank Race Theme Ideas

The end to another frosty winter is within sight, which can only mean one thing – it’s time for the 11th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race! Join in the excitement by gathering a team of four to take part in this year’s rush down the Middle Loup River to benefit the Sandhills Journey Scenic Highway. Register today to take part in this end of winter event, as space is limited. To add to the fun, teams can pick a unique theme from which to make team costumes, as well as decorate the team’s tank as it races down the river. If you haven’t yet come up with an awesome theme for this year’s...

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