Posts Tagged "Nebraska Sandhills"

Stargazing in the Nebraska Sandhills

Posted by on May 18, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on Stargazing in the Nebraska Sandhills

Stargazing in the Nebraska Sandhills

Nebraska may not be for everyone, but is definitely the place to be if you’re the type of person who loves a good ‘ole stargazing excursion with your friends, family, significant other, or whomever you choose to enjoy staring at the stars with. Picture this: wide open spaces with visibility for miles and miles across the majestic, rolling Nebraska Sandhills. Void of the typical light pollution you see in densely populated areas, Nebraska’s spread out population and towns make for the optimal place to pay tribute to the celestial beauty of the night sky. Whether you’re a stargazing...

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Nebraska Vacation: Your Guide to Summer Fun in Mullen, NE

Posted by on Apr 17, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on Nebraska Vacation: Your Guide to Summer Fun in Mullen, NE

Nebraska Vacation: Your Guide to Summer Fun in Mullen, NE

Summer is on its way and we can’t stop thinking about the joy it will bring as we welcome familiar faces and new friends to Sandhills Motel & Glidden Canoe Rental in the coming months. With stunning scenery, friendly people, and a desire to provide certain relaxation and adventure for all who come to our area, we’re getting more excited with every minute that passes us! Who knows what amazing things you’ll find on your next Nebraska Vacation! Planning your next Nebraska Vacation Maybe you’re coming for the Sandhills or maybe you’re coming for a chance to see family and...

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Creating Winter fun in the Sandhills

Posted by on Dec 11, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Creating Winter fun in the Sandhills

Creating Winter fun in the Sandhills

The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting cooler as winter slowly prepares for its yearly ballet here in Nebraska and while we can’t say it’s our favorite season of the year, we can hardly discount the abundant fun that winter brings us in the Sandhills region. From sledding down the Sandhills to taking up new hobbies like cross-country skiing and snow fort building, we often find ourselves looking for opportunities to create our own fun during the winter. To get your creative juices flowing as cold weather approaches, we’ve put together a winter Sandhills bucket list of...

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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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Why Fall Camping in the Nebraska Sandhills is Fantastic

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Blog, Relaxing Accommodations, Sandhills Motel | Comments Off on Why Fall Camping in the Nebraska Sandhills is Fantastic

As the hot days of summer turn to the cooler days of fall, camping and the way we camp, changes pretty dramatically.  Mornings are chilly, the days are moderate and perfect for hiking.  Warm comfort food from a dutch oven refuels us with a renewed sense of vigor and warmth.  These things combine to make fall camping in Nebraska a must for any outdoors enthusiast.  Not only are the Nebraska Sandhills beautiful during the summer, they’re equally beautiful during the fall.  Not convinced?  We’ve got several reasons why fall camping in Nebraska to stay in camping mode well into the...

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