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Join the Annual Polar Bear Tank Race to benefit the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Join the Annual Polar Bear Tank Race to benefit the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway

Join in the end of winter fun at the 11th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race, an exciting Nebraska event benefitting the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway. The time has come yet again to emerge from your snug winter cocoon and gear up for the upcoming spring season. The Polar Bear Tank Race is a fitting way to celebrate the transition from the freezing temperatures of winter to the balmy weather ahead. Although tank racing is typically a popular summer activity, those brave enough to face the sometimes frigid early March air get a head start in perfecting their tank racing skills. Since registration is...

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Ice Fishing Tips

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Ice Fishing Tips

Ice Fishing Tips

Nebraska winters are cold and snowy, but that doesn’t stop the fish from biting! Out of all the great places to visit in Nebraska, a river or lake during the winter months needs to be at the top of your list. When the cold weather seals the water, the challenge of catching fish does not change; but, with these ice fishing tips you are sure to reel in a keeper! Ice Safety. This is one of the most dangerous types of fishing, so it is important to follow all safety precautions to ensure that you will make it home safe and warm. The recommended thickness for walking on frozen water is 4 inches....

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Tips for Winterizing Your Camping Gear

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Tips for Winterizing Your Camping Gear

Tips for Winterizing Your Camping Gear

Can you believe that winter is just around the corner? Nebraska has had a beautiful November, so far, but every Nebraskan knows what is ahead – cold weather. While camping in Nebraska during the winter is an unforgettable experience, many campers would rather pack away their camping equipment for the cold season and wait for spring. It is now the time to get ready for the negative temperatures by winterizing your RVs and campers, and cleaning and storing your camping gear. Here are some tips for how to winterize a camper and camping gear: Outdoor Adventurists: Dry out your gear. If you...

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Five Tips for Fall Camping with Kids

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Five Tips for Fall Camping with Kids

Five Tips for Fall Camping with Kids

When it comes to your family vacation bucket list, camping in Nebraska during the cool fall weather is a MUST. The fires always seem a little bit cozier and the relaxing feeling of warming up in the morning with some hot chocolate or coffee is incomparable. While fall camping in Nebraska may require a little more planning for even the most skilled adventurists, nothing quite compares to preparing for the greatest outdoor adventure of all – camping with kids. Use these helpful tips to plan the perfect family get away. 1. Plan activities for your campsite. Planning some type of game or...

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Fall Camping in Nebraska Tips

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Fall Camping in Nebraska Tips

The fun of camping doesn’t have to end after the hot, summer weather is gone for the year. If you enjoy the cool, crisp air of autumn and keeping snug next to a bonfire with a mug of hot chocolate in your hands, fall camping is just the thing for you. With Nebraska typically having mild weather this time of year, an afternoon hike can be enjoyed without getting hot and sweaty as you would in the summer, and a night’s sleep can be had without braving through the well below freezing temperatures of winter. But just like camping in Nebraska during any other time of the year, being prepared...

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