Posts Tagged "Tanking"

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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A Beginner’s Guide to Tanking

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021 in Blog, Dismal River Trips, Middle Loup River Trips, Sandhills Motel | Comments Off on A Beginner’s Guide to Tanking

A Beginner’s Guide to Tanking

As we usher in 2021, we’ve decided to officially share our most well-kept recipe for fun at Sandhills Motel & Glidden Canoe Rental. While we can’t promise you’ll be able to make this recipe on your own as well as we do at Sandhills Motel, it’s worth the shot. You’ll need: 1 large livestock water tank 4-8 friends and family members (including yourself) Sunscreen Towels Snacks Appropriate Beverages Life Jackets Lawn chairs 1-2 meandering rivers Good ‘ole Nebraskan sunshine Mix all of the ingredients together and you’ll cook up some unforgettable memories (and possibly a...

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Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway Gets a Boost from the 9th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in Bird Watching, Blog, Dismal River Trips, Middle Loup River Trips, Polar Bear Tank Race | Comments Off on Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway Gets a Boost from the 9th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race

The Nebraska Sandhills roll gently across the Ogallala Aquifer. They provide us with an ever-changing backdrop for scores of wildlife and millions of birds that traverse the North American Central Flyway every year, including the Sandhills Crane, Sharptail Grouse, and Prairie Chicken. Springtime is approaching and it is nearly time for the annual spring migration of the Sandhill Crane. A natural wonder in and of itself, it’s something that everyone should see in their lifetime.  You’ll can experience all of these things on the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway, the most popular route...

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Polar Bear Tank Race Team Theme Ideas

Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Blog, River Adventures, Sandhills Motel | Comments Off on Polar Bear Tank Race Team Theme Ideas

The start of the year is upon us, which means it’s time for the 9th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race, the most wonderful time of year! It’s time to gather your teams, think up a theme, and register for the best and most unique winter event in Mullen, Nebraska. This year’s Polar Bear Tank Race will go to benefit and create awareness for the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway. The thing that makes the Polar Bear Tank Race so fun is not that you get to float down a river with your closest friends in a stock tank, but it’s the theme and decorations that each team puts into their tank. But what...

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Sunblock vs Sunscreen, Insect Repellent, and What You Need to Know

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Sunblock vs Sunscreen, Insect Repellent, and What You Need to Know

The wait is over. Kids are out of school, families are going on vacation, and you’re ready to spend some time outdoors. If you plan on spending a nice day on one of our River Adventures, then you’ll absolutely need to know how to protect yourself and enjoy the ride. Even if you’re not planning on spending an entire vacation outdoors, chances are you’ll spend some time outside this summer. Whether for a BBQ with neighbors and friends, or a weekend camping, hiking, or on the water protecting your skin from UV rays and nasty bites is important. What kind of sunscreen should you use?...

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