06.27.17 Where is Clatonia?

by Shirley Armbruster (Taylor, NE)
Legends

Searching the map we headed out to find Legends of Clatonia. First surprise, Clatonia is a town, the second surprise was how great the Legends of Clatonia was! We were greeted by the owner, who told stories about his parents … READ MORE »

06.26.17 Unexpected Connections

by Alaina Brown
Ponderosa

My husband and I had a wonderful date night exploring 2 of the Omaha stops. We first went to the Artists Cooperative gallery. The work their was diverse, creative and inspiring. The receptionist was a painter showing there and we … READ MORE »

06.26.17 The Conservatory at Lauritzen Gardens

by Ellen LoChiano (Omaha, NE)
Lauritzen Gardens

I headed out early on Sunday June 26 to go to Lauritzen Gardens. It was sunny and cool and with no CWS game, I expected a huge crowd. I took the tram ride which is well worth 3 dollars to … READ MORE »

06.26.17 Our Favorite Fast Food Restaurant

by Ellen LoChiano (Omaha, NE)
Runza

We have been eating Runza food for years, Runzas at football games and volleyball matches and a Runza blocks from our house for a quick bite. Love the hamburgers, French fries and onion rings. The server was very attentive.

06.26.17 Nebraskans Should Be Proud–Our State Capitol

by Ellen LoChiano (Omaha, NE)
Nebraska State Capitol

It has been years since we have been to the capitol. My children are all adults and those school field trips were long ago. What a delight that it is open 7 days a week. We took the tour and … READ MORE »

06.26.17 Nebraska History Museum

by Ellen LoChiano (Omaha, NE)
Nebraska History Museum

I have lived in Nebraska 66 years and did not know this existed. It was a joy to go through. I was amazed to see an electric pasteurizer. (It heats a gallon of milk at a time to kill bacteria). … READ MORE »

06.26.17 Edgerton Explorit Center

by Leslie Kwasnieski (Omaha, NE)
Edgerton Explorit Center

A special thanks to the Edgerton Explorit center for opening their doors to a small group of Passport holders on Saturday June 24. They were closed because they were staffing a second location at A’roar N days in Aurora NE. … READ MORE »

06.26.17 Cedar Creek Pottery

by Leslie Kwasnieski (Omaha, NE)
Cedar Creek Pottery

Don’t miss the Cedar Creek Potter! This location is off the beaten path but well worth the stop. Imagine an old church building (moved twice now) and full of every piece of handmade pottery you can imagine, no two the … READ MORE »

06.26.17 The Speakeasy

by Leslie Kwasnieski (Omaha, NE)
Speakeasy

We got to the Speakeasy just in time for dinner and what a wonderful meal! I have to say my steak was perfect as were the Osso buco and prime rib that my companions ordered, maybe even the best meal … READ MORE »

06.25.17 Main Street Studios

by Darlene Dvorak (Lincoln, NE)
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Visited here on a Saturday afternoon and found the enthusiasm of the owners contagious. They are also informed and excited about promoting the Elkhorn community. Stop in and enjoy a visit with them as well as viewing the beautiful work … READ MORE »