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6 Fun Family-Friendly Camping Games

Posted by on Jul 9, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on 6 Fun Family-Friendly Camping Games

6 Fun Family-Friendly Camping Games

Camping season is here, and while simply getting out into nature and enjoying the fresh air and break from everyday life may be the ultimate goal, fun activities to do along the way only add to the experience. And for those camping with kids, games and entertainment are crucial elements in a successful outing for all. Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of six unique things to do while camping that are perfect for all ages that you can take along for your next trip. And even better, unlike board games, these camping games don’t include small pieces that can get lost at your campsite during the...

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Fun Facts About Nebraska

Posted by on Jun 4, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Fun Facts About Nebraska

Fun Facts About Nebraska

Whether you make an annual family trip or are planning on visiting Nebraska for the very first time, you may not know some of the fascinating facts and history about our great state. For instance, did you know that Nebraska used to called the “Tree Planter’s State” before it was renamed the “Cornhusker State”? Read on to learn more about the beautiful Nebraska Sandhills and beyond! Pioneers of Nebraska There have been many inventions and discoveries made right here in Nebraska that have changed the lives of those all over the world, including: The biggest mammoth fossils ever...

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Things to Do and Places to Eat in Mullen, NE

Posted by on May 3, 2019 in Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Things to Do and Places to Eat in Mullen, NE

Things to Do and Places to Eat in Mullen, NE

From practicing your drive at Mullen’s public golf course to savoring a mouthwatering meal at one of the local eateries, great fun and tasty food is never far during your stay at the Sandhills Motel! Take a look at some of the attractions and places to eat in Mullen, NE, and add them to your list of places to visit during your stay. Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway A trip to Nebraska isn’t complete without taking a cruise along the Sandhills Journey Byway, a 272-mile stretch that includes plenty of scenic views, historical stops, entertainment, outdoor recreation and much more along the...

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The Ins and Outs of Tanking

Posted by on Apr 5, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on The Ins and Outs of Tanking

The Ins and Outs of Tanking

Warm, sunny days here in Nebraska beg to be spent floating lazily down the river, with something cold to drink close at hand and great company to share in the views, so it’s no wonder that tanking has become a regional activity that is loved by those of all ages. Not familiar with what “tanking” means? Well, we’re here to let you in on our state secret and get you hooked on the tanking life! Rumor has it that tanking originated in the Sandhills area, when a bored farmer threw a couple of lawn chairs into a stock tank and went for an impromptu journey down the river. Today, the same...

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Funny and Unique Polar Bear Tank Race Theme Ideas

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Funny and Unique Polar Bear Tank Race Theme Ideas

Funny and Unique Polar Bear Tank Race Theme Ideas

Are you dreaming of summer and warmer weather yet? Don’t worry, the change of seasons is on its way! We have found a way that you can beat those winter blues away, and that’s by joining us for the 12th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race. Put a team together and register today because space is limited for this fun race down the Middle Loup River to benefit the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway. As if this event wasn’t fun enough yet, teams can pick a theme to decorate the tanks with and race down the river. Have fun and let your imagination flow with this one.  If you just can’t think of...

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